Conferences

EFQM Forum 2014: How Excellence Impacts the Future

In order to impact the future, one must have a thorough understanding of the past, analyse the lessons learned and draft a clear plan to sustainable success in the future. Excellence in an organisation means meeting or exceeding the expectations of all stakeholders.

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Events and Meetings

South Africa Business Events Celebrates 20 Years of Success

Tenth Anniversary of Meetings Africa marks key industry milestone

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Recent Articles

World Committee on Tourism Ethics praises initiatives on Accessible Tourism

| November 21, 2014

The fourteenth meeting of the World Committee on Tourism Ethics meeting in Rome, Italy (17-18 November 2014) commended the efforts of UNWTO and its partners to advance Accessible Tourism for All.

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Anni Vepsäläinen appointed Managing Director of the Finnish Fair Corporation

| November 21, 2014

Anni Vepsäläinen, MSc (Eng), 51, has been appointed Managing Director of the Finnish Fair Corporation from 19 November 2014.

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Business Events Sydney welcomes another 10 top Australian academics and business leaders to its Ambassador Program

Business Events Sydney welcomes another 10 top Australian academics and business leaders to its Ambassador Program

| November 21, 2014

Another 10 Australian luminaries – including two University Vice Chancellors –

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HOTELbeat CFO and Co-Founder Named Outstanding Entrepreneur by the Asian Business Association

HOTELbeat CFO and Co-Founder Named Outstanding Entrepreneur by the Asian Business Association

| November 20, 2014

Elvin Lai, a first generation immigrant from Taiwan and seasoned hotel owner/operator, has been bestowed the honorable title of San Diego’s Entrepreneur of the Year

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Destination… Athens for the Parthenon Sculptures

Destination… Athens for the Parthenon Sculptures

| November 20, 2014

Passengers and airport visitors are invited to express their opinion!

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Vienna Convention Bureau returns to ICCA Board of Directors

| November 20, 2014

Ulrike von Arnold, Deputy Director of the Vienna Tourist Board’s Vienna Convention Bureau (VCB), has been appointed 2nd Vice President of the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) with immediate effect.

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AIME TAKES HOME BEST EXHIBITION AWARD AT AUSTRALIAN EVENT AWARDS (AEA)

| November 20, 2014

Latest accolade cements AIME as the business events industry leader

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WTM Latin America sees a Technology boom for 2015

WTM Latin America sees a Technology boom for 2015

| November 20, 2014

The third edition of World Travel Market Latin America, which will take place at the same time as the 43rd Braztoa Commercial Meeting,

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Denmark receives EIBTM Sustainability Award 2014 for new stand

Denmark receives EIBTM Sustainability Award 2014 for new stand

| November 20, 2014

VisitDenmark received the EIBTM Sustainability Award 2014 for its brand new stand design based on the principles of the Danish Meetovation concept and launched at this week’s EIBTM expo in Barcelona.

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Jumeirah Group partners with The Amazing Race China

Jumeirah Group partners with The Amazing Race China

| November 19, 2014

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and member of Dubai Holding, has partnered with the popular reality TV game show ‘The Amazing Race China.’ Hosted by Allan Wu, a Singapore-based Chinese-American actor, the show was filmed from 18 – 22 October 2014 at various locations at Burj Al Arab Jumeirah and Mina A’Salam. The […]

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IBTM Arabia unveils its new “Meeting Pod”

| November 19, 2014

“Innovative customised meeting space for exhibitors and Hosted Buyers at 2015 event”

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The thirtieth BTC comes to an end

The thirtieth BTC comes to an end

| November 19, 2014

Italy’s events exhibition celebrates its thirtieth anniversary in style, with institutions, present in force and including some leading names, naming it as the industry’s official forum.

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Dubai’s hosting of 2018 ICCA Congress to boost business events industry across the Middle East

Dubai’s hosting of 2018 ICCA Congress to boost business events industry across the Middle East

| November 19, 2014

Emirate wins bid to host global meeting industry’s most prestigious event

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ACC LIVERPOOL CONFIRMS FIRST INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS WIN FOR NEW EXHIBITION CENTRE

ACC LIVERPOOL CONFIRMS FIRST INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS WIN FOR NEW EXHIBITION CENTRE

| November 18, 2014

Exhibition Centre Liverpool, the latest addition to ACC Liverpool, has secured its first international conference and exhibition.

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Viparis certified ISO 20121: a world first

Viparis certified ISO 20121: a world first

| November 18, 2014

-The Viparis group has obtained ISO 20121 certification for all ten venues and all its business activities.

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The Y Factor: Winning Over Millennials at Your Next Meeting

| November 18, 2014

EIBTM Barcelona, 18 November 2014  Is your meeting attracting the new generation of millennials? In case you haven’t noticed, members of this young demographic (also referred to as Generation Y) have started attending your meetings in recent years, and this number will only increase.

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RIBA Venues strengthens its events team

| November 18, 2014

RIBA Venues, the conference and events arm of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), based at 66 Portland Place in London, today announces the appointment of a new Account Manager and a Diary Manager.

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IBTM Portfolio rebranded ibtm events

IBTM Portfolio rebranded ibtm events

| November 18, 2014

Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced that it has undergone a re-brand of the IBTM portfolio which will now become “ibtm events – connections mean everything”.

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AEGEAN flight schedule for 2015: Real support to the Greek economy

AEGEAN flight schedule for 2015: Real support to the Greek economy

| November 18, 2014

15 million seats available 100 international destinations in 42 countries, 10 additional countries New program “12 months 12 good news for YOU” in 2015

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OVERVIEW OF 2014 EIBTM TRENDS WATCH REPORT PRESENTED BY ROB DAVIDSON

OVERVIEW OF 2014 EIBTM TRENDS WATCH REPORT PRESENTED BY ROB DAVIDSON

| November 18, 2014

The 2014 EIBTM Trends Watch Report will be presented by Rob Davidson of MICE Knowledge this year as it reflects the upbeat tone of confidence widely demonstrated this year by companies and organisations operating in the global meetings and events industry.

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Another successful year for Atlantica Hotels & Resorts!

| November 18, 2014

Atlantica Hotels & Resorts have been recognized with 20 major awards at the Annual Award Ceremony of TUI UK (First Choice-Thomson) and TUI NORDIC (Fritidsresor, Finnmatkat, Star Tour), at the largest tourism exhibition World Travel Market in London.

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Dubai wins prestigious SITE Crystal Award for seamlessly hosting UAE’s largest-ever incentive group

Dubai wins prestigious SITE Crystal Award for seamlessly hosting UAE’s largest-ever incentive group

| November 18, 2014

  Earlier this year, Dubai welcomed the largest incentives group in the UAE’s history, comprised of 14,500 delegates from Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. in China 

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