Reed Exhibitions announce that Anna Dycheva-Smirnova has been appointed CEO, Reed Exhibitions UK, in addition to her role as CEO of Russia, Turkey and...

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The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre has introduced a One-Stop Virtual Solution. It encompasses brand new studios that are fitted with production-grade...

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The 2nd ICCA Asia Pacific Chapter Summit (ICCA AP Summit) from 15 to 16 December 2020, hosted by the City of Yokohama, Yokohama Convention & Visitors...

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The Grimaldi Forum Monaco now is equipped with Uvo Care disinfecting machines, which can disinfect face masks and other objects. As part of a...

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Events technology provider Cvent and Radisson Hotel Group (RHG) announced a multi-year agreement for Cvent Transient Business Intelligence. Under the...

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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) recorded a contribution of more than AUD 740 million in economic impact to Victoria in the 2019/20...

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Reed Exhibitions Mexico, organizer of IBTM Americas, announced that the event scheduled for May 19 and 20, 2021, has been postponed to August 18 and...

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The Hague Convention Bureau, Ottawa Tourism Business Events, Prague Convention Bureau and Geneva Convention Bureau launched the Hybrid City Alliance...

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Virtual event management software provider Aventri has introduced its latest engagement solution, Aventri Digital Lead Capture. The solution enhances...

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  • CIM 2020/1

    Stories for destinations

    Convention bureaus are using local networks and launching innovative destination marketing campaigns. Passion and creativity are often as effective as large budgets.

    Initial contact. Clara Fernandez Lopez emphasised how important convention bureaus (CBs) are for association convention planners at the Union of International Associations (UIA) Round Table Europe in Brussels in November 2019. According to the UIA’s 2018 Survey on International Meetings Issues, 34 per cent of all associations worldwide are not...

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  • CIM 2020/1

    Future scenarios

    The BestCities Global Forum brings together partners and planners of international events. Its main topic is the future of the global association and meetings industry.

    Sharing knowledge. The annual Global Forum of the BestCities Global Alliance takes place in Copenhagen from 8 to 11 December 2019. The federation of eleven convention bureaus has set itself the goal to “harness the power of collaboration and community to create positive impact through business events,” emphasises its new Managing Director Lesley...

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  • CIM 2020/1

    Better prepared through an effort to anticipate

    Professor Dr Ingo Rollwagen of the Design Faculty at Hochschule Fresenius on the challenges and opportunities of the 2020s

    CIM: A new decade has started: can we expect the 2020s to be “golden” like the 1920s?

    Professor Ingo Rollwagen: There is a chance the new decade will be the start of a digitally dynamic renaissance, one of greater awareness in both a material and a non-material sense. Structural change in information and knowledge technologies is leading to...

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  • CIM 2020/1

    Nature and the human factor

    People make the difference. Precision targeting must be the credo for organisers. The new appreciation of nature promotes sustainability, is inspirational and brings new insights.

    Reorientation. “Reality shock means that we have to give up decades-old certainties because, among other things, we are being confronted with an overdose of world affairs and complexity,” says journalist Sascha Lobo, explaining the alarming title of his new German-language book “Realitätsschock” (reality shock). The acronym VUCA (volatility,...

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  • CIM 2020/1

    Digital and sustainable

    Data and digitalisation will be fertile ground in the new decade. ‧Future-oriented conferences are considering how sustainability and ethics can be taken into account.

    Looking ahead. At the beginning of this new decade, what we need is a heightened focus on the challenges of a world that is becoming increasingly complex. The 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos closed with an urgent appeal to combine economic growth with environmental objectives. Uncurbed expansion and growth can no longer be allowed, given...

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  • CIM 2019/6

    Five questions for Fiona Pelham

    CIM: Is the industry aware of the Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) signed by 193 World Leaders at the UN in 2015?
    Fiona Pelham: They are definitely becoming more aware! Over 40 per cent of the event professionals who took our survey in August, to make a commitment to act on the sustainable development goals, said they knew about the SDGs.

    W...

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Warsaw Convention Bureau has elaborated a new flexible MICE offer for event planners around the globe. „In order to facilitate the decision-making...

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Milan will host the 2024 edition of the World Conference in Earthquake Engineering (WCEE). It is the most important international scientific event in...

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Reed Exhibitions has released its first ‘Covid-19 and How it’s Changing the Event Industry’ White Paper, highlighting findings from its Covid-19...

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The second Plant IMEX online edition in October had a very different look and feel to the first iteration in May. The virtual show took viewers on a...

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IBTM has unveiled its annual IBTM World Trends Report, which underlines the role that the meetings and events industry has to play in ‘building back...

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The annual Best Cities Global Forum returned this year with a difference – blending ‘physical’ and ‘virtual’ to create a hybrid event experience for...

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The Executive Chairman of The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD), Dermod Dwyer, has announced that he is to step down from the role after 23 years of...

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All Prague congress centers are ready to meet the requirements of hybrid or virtual meetings, with in-studio hygiene standards and AV technology for...

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Meetings Mean Business Canada is encouraged by new support measures proposed as part of the 2020 Fall Economic Statement (FES), presented by the...

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The Malaysian Society of Association Executives (MSAE) held a virtual webinar, to present their association objectives and their survey findings on...

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As hybrid events become the current standard, the Palais des congrès de Montréal is adding three immersive rooms to its permanent facilities – a world...

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The Italian Tourist Board, Enit, announces an exclusive year-long partnership with IBTM Events which includes: IBTM World Virtual 2020; IBTM Asia...

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