2016 was no slouch of a year for the meetings industry nor, indeed, for the world at large. Dramatic forces were at play and many of us shared a sense that, even if we wanted to grasp the pace or nature of change taking place, we barely had the time or the head space to […]
World Travel Market London 2016’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 5% increase, taking the number of attendees to a record of almost 19,000.
The Association of Association Executives (AAE) today reveals the programme for the Associations World Congress to be held 2-4 May 2017 at the Austria Center Vienna.
The World Tourism Organization and the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Bulgaria will jointly host the International Congress on World Civilizations and Creative Tourism on 29 November – 1 December 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria. The Congress will discuss how creative tourism can play a significant role in safeguarding and promoting tangible and intangible heritage as […]
The Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC) in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman has announced it will host the 2019 SICOT (International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology) Orthopaedic World Congress in association with the Pan Arab Orthopaedic Society (PAOS).
Within a few days the 8th International Congress on HPV & Polyomavirus in Skin Cancer, will take place in the Maastricht Exhibition and Conference Center (MECC), Maastricht, the Netherlands. The conference will be held from November 16 until November 18 with delegates coming from over 14 countries in Europe.
INCON, the dynamic partnership of the world’s leading conference, association and event management companies met in Gothenburg 3-6 November for its annual University and Leadership retreat. The meeting was organised and hosted by the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre with its hotel Gothia Towers as well as Gothenburg & Co.
The 15th International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases (ICNMD) and the 16th World Congress of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE) are coming to Vienna in 2018
From July 6-10, 2018 up to 1,000 participants from all over the world will meet at the Vienna Hilton Hotel for the 15th International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases (ICNMD) to discuss the latest advances in the treatment, healing and palliative care of muscular, nervous and neuromuscular junction disorders. Hosted every two years by the World […]
Central Hall Westminster recently played host to the annual Grand Challenges meeting held between 24th and 26th October 2016. The meeting was co-hosted by the Wellcome Trust, Grand Challenges Canada, USAID, the EC and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau today announces that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will be holding its thirteenth annual international symposium on 13-15 March 2017, at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne.
ABTA announced that The Azores will be the destination for the 2017 Travel Convention. The Convention will take place from 9 to 11 October 2017 at the Teatro Micalense, which is located in the heart of the old town of Ponta Delgada in Sao Miguel, the largest of the nine Azores islands. The Portuguese Association […]
Building on the success of their first combined corporate travel events in Australasia and the Asia Pacific in 2016, the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) and CAPA – Centre for Aviation have announced a comprehensive conference programme for 2017.
The Association of Association Executives (AAE), organisers of the Associations Congress UK, has unveiled the shortlisted entries for the 2016 Association Awards UK. Winners will be announced at an inaugural celebratory dinner, to be held at Hilton London Wembley on Thursday 17th November, at the end of day one of the Associations Congress UK. Finalists […]
The 14th International Convention on Tourism and Culture YPERIA 2016 took place successfully on Amorgos Island, Greece, from Wednesday October 12th to Monday October 17th 2016, under the auspices of the Municipality of Amorgos, the Ministry of Culture and FedHATTA and sponsored by the Greek National Tourism Organization and the General Secretariat of the Aegean […]
Luxor hosts UNWTO 5th UNWTO Global Summit on City Tourism: Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt are organizing the 5th Global Summit on City Tourism: “Cities: Local Culture for Global Travellers” on 1-2 November 2016 in Luxor. During the summit, UNWTO will launch the Mayors for Tourism Initiative.
His Excellency Helal Saeed Almarri to give keynote address Preferred Hotels & Resorts triples its Middle East hotel portfolio with 22 properties More than 100 delegates from 60 member hotels around the world will be attending the Preferred Hotels & Resorts 2016 Global Conference taking place for the first time in the Middle East, at […]
About 500 doctors and researchers were hosted this week on the 13th International Congress of NeuroImmunology at International Congress Center – ICC Jerusalem.
Today 20,000 scientists, doctors and specialists from more than 130 countries are gathering in Copenhagen to improve the quality of care for all cancer patients at The European Society for Medical Oncology congress ESMO. ESMO 2016 is the largest congress of its kind ever hosted on Danish soil.
The Vienna Convention Bureau joined forces with the capital’s two largest conference centers to bring 2,500 European snack industry experts and 2,000 urogynecological specialists to the city for their international get-togethers.
Less than two weeks are left until the opening of the 14th International Convention on Tourism and Culture YPERIA 2016, which will take place in Aegiali, Amorgos Island (Greece), from October 12th to October 17th 2016. The Convention is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture, the Municipality of Amorgos and FedHATTA and is […]
MCI and AFEA are pleased to announce their successful cooperation for the organization of the International Congress on Pediatrics (IPA 2016), which took place in Vancouver, Canada from 17-22 August 2016.
International Academy of Pathology (IAP) and European Society of Pathology (ESP) gather in Cologne with 4,000 delegates from around the world The theme this year: Predictive Pathology, Guiding and Monitoring Therapy The Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB) and KölnKongress welcome this spotlight event in Cologne, the city of science COLOGNE, 26 September 2016. From 25 to […]
From September 25th to 29th at the Fortezza da Basso. 10 simultaneous sessions, 4.000 square meters of exhibition, 5.500 room nights booked, 93 sponsors, 5.800 box lunches booked, 350 speakers and more than 4.000 participants attending: these are the fact sheets of the 2016 WUWHS Congress – World Union of Wound Healing Societies, that will be held […]
The 6th European Chemistry Congress, EUCHEMS, on until September 15, a meeting point for 2,500 specialists and several Nobel Prize winners
Seville Conference and Exhibition Centre, FIBES,has inaugurated the 6th European Chemistry Congress, EuCheMS, during an opening session chaired by the Head of Junta de Andalucía’s Employment, Enterprise and Commerce Department, José Sánchez Maldonado and the Deputy Mayor of Seville’s Town Council,Carmen Castreño Lucas, among others.
AFAC16 powered by INTERSCHUTZ, the largest emergency management conference and exhibition in Australasia, that concluded yesterday has experienced record breaking attendance. The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre welcomed over 2,300 emergency management personnel for the conference, who gathered to hear the latest research findings, explore new approaches to disaster management and learn about new life-saving […]
The Barbican is to be the home of The Institute of Fundraising conference for at least the next three years following its search for a new venue for the Fundraising Convention, the largest conference of its kind in the UK.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in collaboration with the Georgian National Tourism Administration, is organizing the 1st UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in the Kakheti wine region of Georgia on 7-9 September 2016.
Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau today announces that the Swiss Cancer Centre Lausanne will host its 2016 ISREC Inaugural Symposium from 7th – 10th September in the city of Lausanne.
Event Connections wins contract to deliver delegate management for three conferences at the UK Oracle User Group’s annual event
Event Connections today announces it has won the contract to deliver delegate management services for three annual conferences run by the UK Oracle User Group (UKOUG).
The illustrious event, set to take place 24-27th September in Thessaloniki, Greece, will see over 1000 chefs from 80 countries come together to share their cultures and experiences. With over 12 seminars available, those attending will also have the opportunity to learn from 34 industry experts, including the father of molecular cuisine, Hervé This.
Catchbox, the company that created the world’s first throwable wireless microphone, has partnered with presentation specialists Prezi by sponsoring the Prezi Present Conference at the Old Truman Brewery in East London held on 13th-15th July.
University student services organisation, AMOSSHE used a mobile app created by Guidebook for the first time to deliver information to delegates at its national conference, which took place in Glasgow from 6th to 8th July 2016.
200 conferences and events will be organised over the next six months in Slovakia. In this context and in view of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Slovak Convention Bureau invited European Associations and Agencies on 28 June 2016 in the very heart of Brussels, to connect and meet Slovakia […]
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has decided to hold three of their upcoming congresses in 2017 & 2018 in Vienna
CEO Isabel Bardinet comments on this decision: “This final choice reflects the wish of the ESC leadership to choose a city with a long standing cardiovascular history and one where the city support has been very unique.”
Today marks the beginning of the world’s premier pig health conference. Dublin will extend a warm welcome to nearly 3,500 pig health experts and practitioners to its shores, where the 24th International Pig Veterinary Congress & the 8th European Symposium of Porcine Health Management (IPVS & ESPHM) will take place. Preparations are currently well underway […]
27-30 June, 2016, Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso EuCNC 2016 is the 25th edition of a successful series of a technical conference in the field of telecommunications, sponsored by the European Commission.
1,100 doctors, paramedics, nurses and experts from around the world have just been gathered in Copenhagen for Europe’s first congress for emergency medical service. The congress was a great success, and the organizers just announced that the EMS congress will take place in the Danish capital next year too.
Pediatric Ophthalmology 2016 Scientific Committee will be honored to welcome you to the Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress (Pediatric Ophthalmology 2016) to be held during June 06-07, 2016 at London, UK.