The World Organisation of Family Doctors (WONCA) congress will be held at The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) in September 2024. According to CCD,...

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Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, won the 3rd place at the annual European Capital of Innovation Awards (iCapital) 2021. The city joined other...

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Gian Power, founder of TLC Lions, will explore how to make workplaces more emotionally inviting in his talk at IBTM World Barcelona, taking place from...

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International travel management company CWT announced the appointments of Nick Vournakis as EVP and Chief Customer Officer to lead the global customer...

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ABPCO (the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers) has announced details of the content line up for the Festival of Learning taking...

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International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales) in Newport in South Wales has announced the strengthening of its sales team with the appointment of...

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Corporate event organisers have pledged their support for the event industry’s framework on climate change, which was agreed at the COP26 conference...

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From 16th to 18th December an interactive MICE event for European buyers will kick off in Milano – Italy at Hand, organised by Convention Bureau...

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The Events Industry Council (EIC) has announced 27 professionals who earned their CMP designation in October 2021. The full list can be viewed here...

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After its recent win of the ICCA Best Marketing Award, the Hybrid City Alliance looks to the future.  The accolade, which was awarded on the last day...

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The theme for this year's IBTM World is "New Business, New Tech, New World". The sessions will be headed by three keynote speakers from outside the...

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Global DMC Partners, a global network of independent Destination Management Companies (DMCs) and event service providers, has unveiled its 2021 Global...

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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Event management software firm Aventri announced a partnership with Clear, a secure identity company, to help attendees return safely to live events....

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The Events Industry Council (EIC) has launched its new CMP Fellows Programme, one of a number of new initiatives designed to enhance the association’s...

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Copenhagen’s BC Hospitality Group, owner of the Bella Center and a number of hotels, has undergone a significant restructuring with new ownership and...

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Visit Estonia together with the Estonian Convention Bureau will hold a webinar on November 16th for event planners, covering a variety of topics about...

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The United Nations climate conference COP26 in Glasgow could be a huge turning point for the role of sustainability in tourism, says british data...

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The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) launched a plan for expanding the facilities and infrastructure of the group’s centres in Abu Dhabi...

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Korea has won the bid for the 27th World Congress of Neurology (WCN 2025). Held by the World Federation of Neurology (WFN), the World Congress of...

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During the pandemic, Vilnius has secured 20 upcoming science and business conferences from a range of sectors, including biotech, law, medicine, IT,...

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Jaarbeurs Utrecht hosted this autumn’s EMECA General Assembly, the first in-person meeting of the association since the pandemic started. “It marks...

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Virtual travel trade show ITB Asia 2021, which for the first time spanned an entire week, recorded 42,100 business meetings and exchanges,...

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IBTM World Barcelona, which will take place in-person between 30 November - 2 December at Fira Barcelona, offers SmartSpace, an in-house stand design...

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