Brisbane will host the 145th International Air Transport Association (IATA) Slot Conference from 12 till 15 November 2019. Organisers expect more than...

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Lviv Convention Bureau is still in the ongoing process of organizing and structuring themselves. However, the city of Lviv in Western Ukraine just...

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Doha will host the tenth edition of the All Together Better Health (ATBH) conference in 2020, bringing the biennial event to the Middle East for the...

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EuroSkills, a European Championship of young professionals, takes place from 26 till 28 September 2018. According to the host of the event, HUNGEXPO...

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During IBTM Americas 2018, over 12,500 pre-planned meetings took place from 5th till 6th September in Mexico City. 

Over 400 exhibitors took stands...

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Association representatives who would like to share their experience have the opportunity to submit their proposals to speak at the European...

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The Press Center at IMEX America is now located on the upper lobby of Sands Expo and Convention Center. It is close to the show floor. The IMEX social...

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Barbican Business Events has teamed up with Worldspan to meet the growing need for full event services amongst the venues’ clients, particularly...

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The live online course takes place on 18th September from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. CT, which is 2 p.m. till 9 p.m. UTC.

In this course, participants will...

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  • Focus

    With heart and mind

    People with a mission are passionate about it. They are role models who make things happen in the meeting industry with their passion and set trends in all areas.

    Pioneers. “Being on the mission to Mars is the best job in the world,” says Tiago Loureiro, his dark eyes shining. The Portuguese is the ExoMars 2020 Rover and Surface Platform Spacecraft Operations Manager at the European Space Agency (ESA) in Darmstadt. His job is to develop the rover and ground station and successfully land and activate them on...

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  • Spotlight

    Mission: innovation

    Their tasks may differ but all three are at the forefront of innovation. Carina Bauer, Hilmar Guckert and Dr. Christina Buttler talk about their goals and motivation.

    “My team inspires me every day. I enjoy what I do, the industry we’re in and, most of all, the people I work with,” Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group, radiates happiness in the run-up to IMEX in Frankfurt in mid-May. This is where the fair made its debut in 2003, launching IMEX America in Las Vegas in 2011. Positioning the IMEX Group as an...

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  • Destination

    Mission: Sustainability

    The event industry as such is at risk unless it embraces a broader understanding of sustainability and tell the story of the positive impact of events.

    Making a difference. “As an industry, we’re sleep walking towards a potential disaster, where CSR managers might say to their CEOs: Let’s cancel all physical meetings and do video conferences instead. That will cut our carbon emissions and save us money. Now is the time for the events industry to demonstrate the clear advantages tied to live events...

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  • Industry

    Mission: talent support

    They are facilitators of talented people and on the lookout for specialists; four experts describe their motivations to be a mentor and their challenges. They encourage people to take opportunities.

    Development. You don’t have to have 20 years of professional experience to be a mentor. All you need are certain talents and an appreciation of others with talent. Two people who fit that particular bill are Sarah Skavron, a Knowledge and Events Executive at the IMEX Group, and Isabelle Zwingenberger, the Director of the Internationale Event- &...

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  • Management

    Mission: return on investment

    Proving the Return on Investment of an event helps to prove its contribution to profit. Elling Hamso and Karin Krogh, among others, passionately help improving planners’ skills.

    (Added) Value. “I really don‘t understand why the clear majority (of senior corporate managers, edit.) allows investments in meetings and events pass under their accountability radar. They only need to ask for it. How much did we invest? What was the return?”, says Elling Hamso, the founder of the training and consulting company Event ROI...

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Sports for Life, organisers of the World Corporate Games, announced that the 2019 edition will be held in Qatar under the slogan ‘Qatar, where the...

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What do 350 metres have in common with Staufern? The answer is Stuttgart, more precisely Schwäbisch Gmünd.

Unique conditions for successful events...

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The 4th European Platelet Network (EUPLAN) Conference will take place from 19th September till 21st September 2018. More than 150 platelet specialists...

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ADNEC Group announced the appointment of Jeremy Rees as CEO of ExCeL London. Rees has served as Acting CEO since November 2017. 

Rees has spent over...

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The organisers of the first ACTUAL Congress (Agrupación para la Cultura y el Turismo de América Latina) expect over 250 participants from over 30...

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Qatar has become the most open country in the Middle East and the eigth most open in the world in terms of visa facilitation according to The World...

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