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Audience interaction firm sli.do scoops third event technology award #technology

| March 25, 2014
Audience interaction firm sli.do scoops third event technology award #technology

Web-based audience interaction specialist sli.do has scooped Event Technology of The Year at the 2013 Eventex Awards. 

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Price alone not key for Middle Eastern meeting planners #eventprofs

| March 25, 2014

New survey at GIBTM reveals that on average only 55% of regional meeting planners ranked price as the key driver when choosing a venue 

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AIM Gold for Church House Conference Centre

| March 25, 2014

Church House Conference Centre has achieved the highest level of venue accreditation – AIM Gold.

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ICS – International Conference Services, Denmark has won the award as Event Organizer of the Year, 2013 by the European Eventex Awards #eventprofs

| March 25, 2014

The Jury consists of representatives from the international meetings industry. The Jury chose ICS due to its unique ability to combine effective conference logistics with creative elements, that enhance the conference focus and purpose, while keeping within the client budget. Jury Avarage Rating: 7.4 Categories: Event organizer of the year. Description: ICS received the request [...]

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Khiri Travel and Partners Secure Future for 20 Thai Children

| March 25, 2014
Khiri Travel and Partners Secure Future for 20 Thai Children

A check for half a million baht (USD16,000) was donated by Khiri Travel and partners to Operation Smile Thailand on 20 March in Bangkok, Thailand

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AIBTM 2014 Announces Networking Events and Partners

| March 25, 2014

“Taste of Florida” Awaits Attendees The Americas Incentive, Business Travel & Meetings Exhibition (AIBTM) unveiled the opening networking events to take place at AIBTM 2014 in Orlando.

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Another Surprise in Store: Live-Marketing Agency VOK DAMS takes a share in Creative Agency CE+Co.

| March 25, 2014

VOK DAMS, one of the world’s leading agencies for events and live-marketing, has always been good for a surprise.

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New Real Madrid Stadium for 2017..

| March 25, 2014
New Real Madrid Stadium for 2017..

The new Santiago Bernabeu is expected to cost 400 million Euros and will be a contemporary Stadium which will have a new hotel;

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Honouring regional convention ambassadors #eventprofs

| March 25, 2014
Honouring regional convention ambassadors #eventprofs

Last Saturday, during The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF), again a meeting took place of the Maastricht convention ambassador club Amici ad Mosam.

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EIBTM launches redesigned website #eventprofs

| March 25, 2014
EIBTM launches redesigned website #eventprofs

Enhanced features will optimise the user’s experience and increase communication with all attendees 

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WTM Vision Conference – Cape Town to profile fast-growing African travel industry

| March 25, 2014
WTM Vision Conference – Cape Town to profile fast-growing African travel industry

The latest forecasts for Africa’s rapidly growing travel and tourism industry will be unveiled at the WTM Vision Conference – Cape Town.

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ITE Group appoints a new Non-Executive Director

| March 25, 2014

ITE Group plc announced the appointment of Sharon Baylay to the Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 April 2014. She will also be a member of ITE’s Audit and Remuneration Committees.

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Industry Experts Share Business Tourism Knowledge and Insights

| March 25, 2014
Industry Experts Share Business Tourism Knowledge and Insights

 ‘How to boost your conference budget’ theme of Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s 9th Association Seminar Panellists (l to r) Amos Wong; Project Manager of AOS Conventions and Events (AOS), Yap Shook Fung; Director of MCI Malaysia, Datuk Dr Abdul Aziz Yahya; Organising Committee Chair for 21st FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics 2015, Teo Chee [...]

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Final chance to vote at World Travel Awards Middle East 2014

| March 25, 2014
Final chance to vote at World Travel Awards Middle East 2014

London, 25th March 2014 World Travel Awards (WTA), ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’, is issuing a final call to voters ahead of the Middle East Gala Ceremony 2014.

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Middle East is the fastest growing international meetings market

| March 24, 2014

Association meetings in the region tripled over 10 years – ICCA report acknowledges importance of Middle East MICE market dominating Gulf Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings (GIBTM) opening day 

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First Google Glass application for event moderators introduced at #FRESH14 #eventprofs

| March 24, 2014
First Google Glass application for event moderators introduced at #FRESH14 #eventprofs

Google glass is still a bit of a mystery in the meeting industry. At the FRESH Conference many participants were able to test one of three available on site …

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IMEX Wild Card Winner at Germany Stand: Eintracht Frankfurt Pro Sports and Kloster Eberbach #eventprofs #IMEX

| March 24, 2014

Two companies have been given the valuable opportunity to showcase their offering at an important industry event.

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BESydney Ambassador recognised as a medical luminary

| March 24, 2014

Business Events Sydney’s (BESydney) Ambassador, Scientia Professor David Cooper AO, was one of 12 medical pioneers featured in a series of podcasts to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Medical Journal of Australia. 

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IBTM Africa counts down to first Event

| March 21, 2014

www.ibtmevents.com/ibtmafrica  IBTM Africa is the highly targeted table-top event for the continent’s Meetings & Events industry bringing together buyers and suppliers of incentives, meetings and business travel for three days of business appointments, education and networking.

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The Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange Launches its First Online Course in Infectious Diseases for Latin America in Conjunction with the American Society for Microbiology

| March 21, 2014

Miami, Florida (March 20, 2014) – TheSocietyfor Worldwide Medical Exchange (SWME), an international non-profit organization dedicated to the continuing education of physicians worldwide, announced a new course for Latin America focused on antimicrobial resistance and the increase of hospital-acquired infections.

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Renewable Energy Community heads to Daegu for Green Expo

| March 21, 2014

Daegu, South Korea : Since its debut at the world’s first International Solar Cities Initiative (ISCI) Congress in 2004, Korea’s foremost renewable energy event, Daegu will host the Green Energy Expo again from 2-4 April 2014. This year marks the international event’s 11th year in Daegu. 

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The Mermaid to host live screenings during 2014 FIFA World Cup

| March 20, 2014
The Mermaid to host live screenings during 2014 FIFA World Cup

The Mermaid Conference and Events Centre will be hosting live screenings of the World Cup matches this summer.

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Gdansk holds 2017 ICCA Congress site inspection

| March 20, 2014

Martin Sirk, ICCA CEO visited Gdansk for the site inspection due to city efforts to host 2017 ICCA Congress. Visit was organized by Gdansk Convention Bureau.

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WTM European Exhibitors Benefit From £494m in Industry Contracts

| March 20, 2014
WTM European Exhibitors Benefit From £494m in Industry Contracts

World Travel Market 2013, the leading global event for the travel industry, will generate a massive £494 million for its European exhibitors, including UK & Ireland, reveals independent research.

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PATA Explores Partnerships in Russia

| March 20, 2014
PATA Explores Partnerships in Russia

Picture: PATA CEO Martin Craigs and PATA Regional Director – East Asia, Ivy Chee holding a press briefing at Lotte Hotel Moscow

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South America’s hottest city to host World Travel Awards

| March 19, 2014
South America’s hottest city to host World Travel Awards

London, 19th March 2014 World Travel Awards (WTA), the “Oscars of the travel industry”, has unveiled plans to host its South & Central America Gala Ceremony in the historic city of Quito, Ecuador on August 9th 2014.

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Spanish conference centres generated an economic impact of €1,200 million in 2013

| March 18, 2014
Spanish conference centres generated an economic impact of €1,200  million in 2013

In 2013, the member venues of the Spanish Association of Conference Centres (APCE) held a total of 4,682 events and welcomed 3,880,987 visitors. These activities generated an economic impact of around €1,200 million.

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Milan Has Won the 2019 Lions Convention, Expecting 25.000 Delegates

| March 17, 2014
Milan Has Won the 2019 Lions Convention, Expecting 25.000 Delegates

The Lions Clubs International, with its 1.3 million members, has decided to hold its annual convention in Italy.

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Five bid cities submit Application Files to host 2022 Olympic Winter Games

| March 14, 2014

The Applicant Cities of Krakow (Poland), Oslo (Norway), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Lviv (Ukraine) and Beijing (China)*…

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Meeting Professionals Expect a Stronger Year Ahead

| March 13, 2014

Respondents to PCMA Convene’s 23rd Annual Meetings Market Survey reported continued improvement in key meeting metrics and higher expectations for 2014 — although challenges remain.

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Africa Travel Week Assembles 20 Industry Related Themes to Support WTM Africa, ILTM Africa and IBTM Africa

| March 13, 2014

SUBJECTS AS DIVERSE AS RESPONSIBLE TOURISM, SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS, ECONOMICS, TOURISM EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY TO FEATURE

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“Ferrari Land” to be established in Spain

| March 13, 2014
“Ferrari Land” to be established in Spain

A new Branded Theme Park within Porta Ventura  

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The Future of Congress Tourism was revealed in Prague

| March 13, 2014
The Future of Congress Tourism was revealed in Prague

Prague, 13th March, 2014 – What are the current trends and key drivers for success in the meeting industry – those were the main questions to be answered at the third international educational seminar organized by Prague Convention Bureau.

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1st Annual STEMtech Conference & Showcase to be held at The QEII Conference Centre @TheQEIICC

| March 13, 2014
1st Annual STEMtech Conference & Showcase to be held at The QEII Conference Centre @TheQEIICC

The 1st Annual STEMtech Conference & Showcase will be held at The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) on Tuesday 29th April 2014.

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Egencia names Sophie Krishnan vice president of global marketing and product

| March 13, 2014
Egencia names Sophie Krishnan vice president of global marketing and product

LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Egencia®, the business travel company of the Expedia group (NASDAQ: EXPE), today announced Sophie Krishnan as vice president of global marketing and product.

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ECM Benchmarking report 2013-14 : Russia, China continue to show explosive growth as source markets for European cities

| March 13, 2014
ECM Benchmarking report 2013-14 : Russia, China continue to show explosive growth as source markets for European cities

Preliminary figures indicate that while USA, UK, and Germany maintain their positions as the leading bednight source markets for European cities, Russia and China exhibit the highest growth rates among the leading source markets in 2013.

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WTM Latin America welcomes more than 30 New Exhibitors for 2014

| March 13, 2014
WTM Latin America welcomes more than 30 New Exhibitors for 2014

WTM Latin America 2014, the leading global event for the Latin American travel industry, will welcome more than 30 new exhibitors to this year’s event, taking place on 23rd - 25th April at the Transamerica Expo Centre, in São Paulo, Brazil.

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Get the key to the Travel Market of the Caucasus Region

| March 12, 2014
Get the key to the Travel Market of  the Caucasus Region

The Azerbaijan International Tourism Fair which traditionally opens the summer travel season in the region representing a wide cross-section of the travel industry, including Airlines, Tour operators, Hotel chains, SPA Resorts, and companies specialising in luxury, business and adventure tourism.

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Copenhagen sets a new Michelin record

| March 12, 2014
Copenhagen sets a new Michelin record

12 Mar 2014 Copenhagen has won 17 Michelin stars for 15 of its restaurants in the new ’Main Cities of Europe’ guide, which hits the streets today.

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PATA and Kazakhstan Sign MoU

| March 12, 2014
PATA and Kazakhstan Sign MoU

Picture: L/R: Inna Rey, CEO of Sayat Travel Tour Operator (Astana); Ivy Chee, PATA Regional Director – East Asia; Martin Craigs, PATA CEO; Roza Assanbayeva, Chairman of the Committee of Tourism Sector of the NCE; Isagulova Aigul, Coordinator of Eco-tourism Resource Center of Kazakhstan Tourism Association (Almaty); Zhanserikova Aigul, Traditional Artisan, Head of Aigul Line [...]

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