As Hervé Bosquet is about to retire, the Global Association Hubs Partnership is looking for his successor. The International Advisor provides...

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Live communication agencies worldwide can now compete for the Heavent Awards 2019, taking place 28 March 2019 at the Palais des Festivals de Cannes,...

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The new technology partnership combines Sciensio’s artificial intelligence chatbot technology with Aventri’s enterprise software. According to the...

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The Networking Evening at 13 February is a hallmark of the annual MICE exhibition CONVENE in Vilnius. This year the event will return to the Palace of...

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The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) enters 2019 with a New Charter, Constitution, President and Expanded Membership. At the final meeting of...

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The GCB German Convention Bureau has presented the results of the second phase of its “Future Meeting Space” research project at the 2019 PCMA...

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CONVENE 2019, the Baltic Sea Region’s leading MICE exhibition, will take place on 13-14 February 2019 at the LITEXPO Exhibition and Congress Centre in...

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The interests of international organisations may differ but the problems they face are often the same. UIA Round Table Europe encourages...

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    Decidedly European

    Pádraic Gilligan, Chief Marketing Officer SITE and SITE Foundation, on the progress of the Association, its roots in Europe, and the Incentive Travel Industry Index 2018.

    CIM: What are the key findings of the latest SITE Index? Pádraic Gilligan: This year’s Index – now known as the Incentive Travel Industry Index (ITII) - is a joint undertaking with Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) and Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP), attracting input from over 1,000 incentive travel professionals in 81...

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    Incentives - on the rise

    At IMEX America 2018, Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) launched the Incentive Travel Industry Index, a research into the state of the Incentive Travel industry.

    Healthy growth. Partnering with Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) and Financial & Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP) – two organizations with a huge focus on incentive travel – SITE produced the largest research study ever conducted on incentive travel, by volume and geographical spread.

    Conducted in association with J.D. Power, the...

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  • CIM 2018/5

    Red carpet for trainees

    In a „people business” employees are a company’s most important resource. The hotel industry demonstrates how to train and retain them.

    Next generation. Digital transformation and a shortage of skilled staff are slowing economic growth and presenting companies with significant challenges when it comes to personnel planning. Investment in further training is a big priority now. Those wanting to push forward with the digitalisation of workflows need well-functioning teams and often...

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    Site renaturation

    Effective events can be held in temporary venues and using special formats and leave not a trace behind. They can make a virtue out of a lack of space.

    Where necessary. “The demand for solutions that can be folded up and put away again is bound to grow,” asserts Ilona Jarabek, Managing Director of Musik- und Kongresshalle Lübeck (MuK). As host of the annual meeting of the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery in May 2018, attended by a total of 2,500 delegates, she used a...

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    Laboratory of new ideas

    Andreas Horbelt, Creative Director at the agency Facts and Fiction, on the concept behind the temporary German pavilion at EXPO 2020 in Dubai.

    CIM: You are realising the German pavilion for EXPO 2020 in Dubai. Are there advantages to working with a temporary structure? Andreas Horbelt: Temporary buildings turn a place and time into something special, something extraordinary, because they exist only for a limited period. They are like a laboratory for the testing of new ideas. Large...

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    Spatial Experiences

    Whereas permanent venues soon get taken for granted, limited editions enhance the sense of occasion. Temporary events and venues can be sure of attention.

    What remains in the memory? This is a question asked in the fourth quarter by anyone inclined to review the year. Strong images and emotions are often what makes something memorable. Events anchor content in participants’ minds through forms of staging or presentation that remain in the memory as situations. This is how events at temporary events...

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From February 20-22, the sixth Istanbul’s B2B Event ACE of MICE Exhibition by Turkish Airlines will take place at Istanbul Congress Center. Volkan...

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"Architect@Work" has created an extraordinary ambience for innovations in the new Paul Horn Hall at Messe Stuttgart (Hall 10). The two-day...

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Ovation Denmark DMC has developed a new group activity for incentive groups in the cool areas of Copenhagen, Vesterbro & Nørrebro. On a treasure hunt...

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Visit Brussels has announced three interesting new locations in the middle of the city. The Tour & Taxis site already has a number of event venues of...

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Positive Impact has released its 2018 edition White Paper, titled “Telling the Story of the Power of Events: How Events can be used to Achieve the...

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Asia Pacific Meetings and Incentives Event AIME, held from 18 to 20 February 2019 in Melbourne, has presented it’s knowledge program, which will...

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