Hybrid+ is the name of a new tool from Göteborg & Co for creating new and improved digital meeting experiences. Hybrid meetings play an integral part...

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Meetings technology provider Cvent brought together industry professionals across Europe for its annual conference, Cvent Connect Europe. Day one of...

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ExCeL London secured Newham Planning Committee approval to expand the venue, representing a significant investment in the Royal Docks venue.

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International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has launched a conversational webinar program called af ‘Events in Focus'. A first series of...

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Story Hospitality, a private institutional investment company based in Abu Dhabi, signed a partnership with international eco-label Green Key which...

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Glasgow’s Scottish Event Campus (SEC), has welcomed SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, as its first post-lockdown conference....

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A delegate confidence survey conducted by Bramcote International and the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) amongst 350...

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The Events Industry Council (EIC) has announced 57 professionals who earned their CMP designation in August 2021. The Certified Meeting Professional...

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International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales), which opened in September 2019 in Newport, South Wales, has announced its busiest month for new...

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British government-technology company Public has partnered with the Dutch Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, the City of The Hague and...

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International travel management company CWT has signed a global referral agreement with Tracker Software Technologies (TST), a specialist in business...

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IBTM World Barcelona, which will take place between 30 November - 2 December at Fira Barcelona, has revealed the health and safety measures for its...

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  • CIM 2021/1

    Things need to advance quickly now

    Barbara Weizsäcker, Secretary General of the European Exhibition Industry Alliance (EEIA), represents the interests of the European trade fair industry in Brussels and ensures its voice is heard in EU institutions.

    CIM: Ms Weizsäcker, what has been the strategy of the European trade fair industry in the face of the Covid 19 crisis?

    Barbara Weizsäcker: Right from the outset of the pandemic, the European trade fair industry has been supportive and played its part, providing Covid hospitals and other forms of logistical support and then test centres. Currently,...

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  • CIM 2021/1

    Stay safe and visible

    While politicians are struggling with efficient strategies to end the pandemic, the event industry is working on stringent campaigns to restart analog meeting culture.

    Perspective. Responding to short-term developments with a plethora of tactics is not a strategy, commented political scientist Herfried Münkler on the TV show “Hart aber Fair” on 29 March 2021. Precaution is the central challenge, which cannot be mastered by a trial-and-error-based COVID strategy. The state of emergency that is our handling of the...

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  • CIM 2020/5

    Five questions for Iwe Siems

    CIM: The DGHO conference was held online for the first time. How well was it received by the participants?
    Iwe Siems: Very well. Many of them were thankful that this important German-language educational oncology conference was able to take place at all. We managed to switch the scientific programme to a virtual format in a relatively short space...

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  • CIM 2020/5

    Under new circumstances

    What will trade fairs look like in future – and how can distancing and hygiene rules be incorporated into cutting-edge modern design?

    Vision. What will trade fairs look like in future – and how can distancing and hygiene rules be incorporated into cutting-edge modern design? The experts at the Neuss-based interior design agency Heilight, which has a particular focus on designing rooms for trade fairs, events and hotels, have been giving this question a lot of attention. They have...

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  • CIM 2020/5

    Hybrid events are here to stay

    This is quite a turnaround. A previously hollow term has now become reality. Hybrid events work, they are popular, and they cover the majority of ‧participants’ requirements. A plea.

    Hybrid at last. At the beginning of the pandemic, when we were transferring all our events online, we spent a lot of time on the phone to others in the industry. One call in particular sticks in my mind: “David, when the pandemic is over, it will have had hardly any influence on the conventions we stage. They will continue pretty much unchanged.”...

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  • CIM 2020/5

    The Meetings Show 2020 virtual is hailed a success

    Guest contribution by Jack Marczewski, Event Director, The Meetings Show

    Going virtual. The first virtual The Meetings Show has been hailed a success, with 83% of buyers ‘likely’ or ‘extremely likely’ to recommend the event to industry colleagues. The Meetings Show – the leading event for the meetings and events community – took place as a virtual show from 19–21 October. More than 4,000 event professionals from around...

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ITB Asia 2021, which takes place from 25 – 29 October 2021 virtually, is seeing a high demand from tourism organisations and partners, according to...

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Rome based Triumph Group International (TGI) and Gigasweb (Gigas), a web marketing driven communication agency, have signed a M&A deal that...

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Despite continuing to report an overall willingness and optimism for the return to business travel, business travel industry sentiment continues to...

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The Greater Bogota Convention Bureau becomes a new business unit at Invest in Bogota to consolidate the promotion of Bogota and its region as a...

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The Monaco Government Tourist and Convention Authority is motivated to set the course for the future of the MICE industry in the Principality.

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From the end of August to December, italian AIM Group International is managing 35 major events (with more than 100 participants) involving about...

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The Events Industry Council (EIC) has launched the first phase of its landmark Equity Acceleration Plan. This first phase will focus on establishing a...

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Registration has opened for Critical Communications World (CCW) 2021, taking place at IFEMA in Madrid, from November 3-5 this year. CCW brings...

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The ESOT Congress 2021 has been held in hybrid format at the MiCo Convention Centre in Milan from 29 August to 1 September. It is one of the first...

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The 35th edition of the ECM Summer School took place on August 24-26. More than 95 professionals (students and faculty) attended this year’s edition...

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The Cairns Convention Centre has become a mass vaccination hub in a bid to help the business events industry get back on its feet. Cairns and...

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This year for the first time the Association Programme at IBTM World Barcelona has been created with the support of the four main global organisations...

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