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IMEX powers out of Frankfurt and into registrations for IMEX America

| June 14, 2017
IMEX powers out of Frankfurt and into registrations for IMEX America
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Hot on the heels of a big success with the 15th edition of IMEX in Frankfurt last month, global and US event industry professionals are now being invited to register for IMEX America 2017 in Las Vegas this fall. With ‘boost business’, ‘increase knowledge’ and ‘expand network’ often featuring at the top of many planners’ […]

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The Meetings Show set to deliver on industry needs with new features for 2017

| June 12, 2017
The Meetings Show set to deliver on industry needs with new features for 2017
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The Meetings Show is set to deliver a week of business opportunities, education and networking when it opens for the fifth time tomorrow.

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Barbican and Searcys in partnership with The Meetings Show to host Association leaders from across Europe

| June 8, 2017
Barbican and Searcys in partnership with The Meetings Show to host Association leaders from across Europe
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World-leading arts and events venue, the Barbican, will host The Association Meetings Conference alongside creative hospitality partner Searcys.

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Sadler’s Wells hosts TEDxLondon 2017 

| June 8, 2017
Sadler’s Wells hosts TEDxLondon 2017 
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Sadler’s Wells played host for the first time to TEDxLondon 2017 on Sunday 4th June. The event, attended by 1,400 guests, focused on the theme of confidence. 

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Helping to save the world – majority of meetings planners are now putting more sustainability practices into action

| June 1, 2017
Helping to save the world – majority of meetings planners are now putting more sustainability practices into action
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New research by IMEX Group highlights rise of positive action within the meetings and events industry • Sustainability survey • Supporting World Environment Day • New IMEX Waste Watcher programme • New IMEX-GMIC Green Award • IMEX America APEX/ASTM score • United Nations Year of Sustainable Tourism • ‘Analogue moments in a digital world’ • […]

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Networking at the heart of The Meetings Show

| June 1, 2017
Networking at the heart of The Meetings Show
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Once again, the opportunity to meet new people and rediscover old acquaintances will sit at the heart of The Meetings Show.  Spread across the whole week, the networking programme includes a host of official Show, partner and exhibitor events.

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Hotelbeds Group chooses Bangkok for first MarketHub Asia event

| May 19, 2017
Hotelbeds Group chooses Bangkok for first MarketHub Asia event
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Thailand most popular Asian destination for Hotelbeds with 21% increase in bookings year-to-date – and Bangkok most popular Asian city.[1] Powered by data, driven by people theme for MarketHub Asia event will explore fast-evolving landscape of travel data – and how travel companies can navigate this to boost growth. First ever MarketHub Asia event includes […]

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Announcing the next IAPCO EDGE seminar in Florence in 2018

| May 16, 2017
Announcing the next IAPCO EDGE seminar in Florence in 2018
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During a press conference at IMEX 2017 in Frankfurt, Florence announces that the next IAPCO EDGE seminar in Europe will be taking place in Florence on the 15 -17 January 2018. The winning bid was presented to IAPCO by OIC Group with the full support of Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau along with Firenze Fiera […]

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Appetite for ‘Me Time’ – EduMonday Launch Satisfies Desire for Slow Learning and Fast Content

| May 16, 2017
Appetite for ‘Me Time’ – EduMonday Launch Satisfies Desire for Slow Learning and Fast Content
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“I’ve been to IMEX for the last six years but mostly concentrating on doing business only. This year I decided to take some time for myself. It’s great not to have to hurry. I can enjoy more time to talk to people and really make this day work for me.”

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Paris reclaims the number one spot in the city rankings for international congresses

| May 10, 2017
Paris reclaims the number one spot in the city rankings for international congresses
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1,118 congress and 854,000 delegates hosted by Paris in 2016: a new record!

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Brand success stories to showcase real life experiences at The Meetings Show

| May 10, 2017
Brand success stories to showcase real life experiences at The Meetings Show
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Gü, Coca Cola, Walt Disney, The Coconut Collaborative and Green & Black’s case studies, to feature as Speakers’ Corner partner with The Meetings Show to deliver high profile speakers at Olympia next month.  The sessions will provide insight and expertise designed to inspire attendees and help them grow in their roles, whilst delivering ever more […]

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“This is a highly creative and forward-looking industry” says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group

| May 9, 2017
“This is a highly creative and forward-looking industry” says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group
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“This is a highly creative, responsive and forward-looking industry – and that will be very clear to everyone who comes to IMEX in Frankfurt,” says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group before IMEX in Frankfurt takes place from 16 – 18 May.

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IFEMA to host HPE Discover 2017

| May 8, 2017
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise will bring thousands of professionals and one of the most important global tech events to IFEMA, Madrid. Discover, Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s largest customer event, will take place 28 – 30 November, 2017.

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The 1st WTF World Taekwondo Beach Championships 2017 goes LIVE!

| May 5, 2017
The 1st WTF World Taekwondo Beach Championships 2017 goes LIVE!
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 The most innovative taekwondo event of the year will be broadcasted live. The taekwondo fans, tv viewers and the whole world will have the opportunity to watch the unique event and the most amazing competition categories of taekwondo directly via internet, their TV’s or other platforms.  

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Athens Street Food Festival 2017: More than 35 participants, DJ set by DJ FOOD!

| May 5, 2017
Athens Street Food Festival 2017: More than 35 participants, DJ set by DJ FOOD!
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It’s the final countdown for the 2nd Athens Street Food Festival. Today, May 5th at 17.00, the festival’s doors will open to welcome all visitors who will come to try out dozens of “street food” choices in this year’s festival edition.

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Exceptional education value will match full-force of business at IMEX in Frankfurt 2017

| May 4, 2017
Exceptional education value will match full-force of business at IMEX in Frankfurt 2017
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“We really value being able to offer inspiration, bringing people together to share ideas, discover new tools and learn new skills. We’re set to deliver this in abundance with our packed programme of education sessions at IMEX this year. Business is set to dominate – as always – but education is a vital force that […]

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IMEX in Frankfurt 2017 sees long-term resilience and quiet confidence reflected  back from the marketplace

| April 28, 2017
IMEX in Frankfurt 2017 sees long-term resilience and quiet confidence reflected  back from the marketplace
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“As we head towards the final countdown for IMEX in Frankfurt, there’s a quietly confident attitude radiating throughout the meetings and events sector. Although the first quarter of this year has been marked by some extraordinary and unsettling events around the globe, IMEX 2017 will be a reflection of an international market that’s extremely resilient, […]

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Sun Aqua Vilu Reef to host World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

| April 20, 2017
Sun Aqua Vilu Reef to host World Travel Awards Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony
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London, 20 April 2017 World Travel Awards (WTA) has revealed that the five-star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef will host its prestigious Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017 on the 8th July.

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Prague Congress Ambassadors Won Prestigious Awards

| April 18, 2017
Prague Congress Ambassadors Won Prestigious Awards
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18th April, 2017, Prague – Prague Convention Bureau, already for the eighth time, awarded the Congress Ambassadors for their contribution in the field of Prague congress tourism. Ambassador Awards Evening ceremonial presentation, a part of the Prague Convention Bureau’s Ambassador Program, took place on the premises of the Residence of the Mayor of Prague on 13th April. The event was held […]

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WTM Latin America 2017 opens with a 23% increase in visitors

| April 5, 2017
WTM Latin America 2017 opens with a 23% increase in visitors
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 The 5th edition of WTM Latin America & 47th Braztoa Business Event started with 23% more visitors on the first day in São Paulo, Brazil

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Far from business as usual: revamped education programme offers innovation and inspiration for planners at IMEX in Frankfurt

| March 28, 2017
Far from business as usual: revamped education programme offers innovation and inspiration for planners at IMEX in Frankfurt
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“We don’t believe in ‘business as usual’ – and are always seeking engaging and effective ways to further our industry,” explains Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group.

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Visitor registration opens for The Meetings Show 2017

| March 14, 2017
Visitor registration opens for The Meetings Show 2017
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Visitor registration for The Meetings Show has opened at www.themeetingsshow.com/visit2017

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Artificial, intelligent and highly topical

| March 6, 2017
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ITB Berlin Convention turns the spotlight on one of the year’s most fascinating technological subjects – Live demonstration of service robot “Pepper” – Discussions about the opportunities offered by chatbots and virtual assistants and their impact on the international travel industry

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Successful trials lead IMEX in Frankfurt to fully-fledged roll out of Zenvoy networking service

| March 3, 2017
Successful trials lead IMEX in Frankfurt to fully-fledged roll out of Zenvoy networking service
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Continuing its drive to enable buyers and exhibitors to make the most of networking opportunities, IMEX in Frankfurt has partnered with networking specialists Zenvoy to make it easier for attendees to meet even more like-minded people at the show.

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New, bigger and more colourful: LGBT tourism at ITB Berlin

| March 2, 2017
New, bigger and more colourful: LGBT tourism at ITB Berlin
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New Presentation Corner featuring the latest LGBT products from around the world – lectures on unusual LGBT destinations and a transgender campaign – at the weekend the reigning Mr. Gay Germany will be on stage live

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Prague Welcomed the Largest Number of Events Over the Past Decade

| March 1, 2017
Prague Welcomed the Largest Number of Events Over the Past Decade
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Prague – According to the Czech Statistical Office data, Prague welcomed 4,426 conferences in the collective accommodation establishments in 2016 which is one-third of all events held in the Czech Republic.

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Join Connect Asia’s exclusive club and capitalise on the region’s outbound travel boom

| February 23, 2017
Join Connect Asia’s exclusive club and capitalise on the region’s outbound travel boom
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WTM Connect Asia – the newest event in the WTM portfolio and the most exclusive hosted buyer event in the region – has signed up several leading global travel companies for its second edition, which takes place in Penang, Malaysia, on 17-19 May 2017.

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AIME silver anniversary year kicks off

| February 20, 2017
AIME silver anniversary year kicks off
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The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) press conference has launched the silver anniversary of AIME, at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (MCEC) on Monday 20 February 2017, announcing new research and insights driving the meetings and events industry. The Right Honourable Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor of Melbourne, remarked on Melbourne’s position as Australia’s […]

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The Meetings Show to collaborate with Meeting Design Institute to bring The Future of Meetings back in 2017

| February 20, 2017
The Meetings Show to collaborate with Meeting Design Institute to bring The Future of Meetings back in 2017
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After its successful launch in 2016, Meeting Design Institute is bringing the Future of Meetings concept back to The Meetings Show from 13-15 June 2017.

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Saudi tourism to reach $81 billion by 2026

| February 16, 2017
Saudi tourism to reach $81 billion by 2026
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New leisure facilities forecast to fuel domestic tourism at over 7.5% per year until 2020 61,224 hotel rooms currently in the pipeline to meet projected demand from domestic and religious tourism Arabian Travel Market to showcase the best of the Kingdom’s tourist attractions Saudi Arabia’s travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute more than […]

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Redesigned Association Day at IMEX puts emphasis on peer to peer education & networking across all levels of the profession

| February 6, 2017
Redesigned Association Day at IMEX puts emphasis on peer to peer education &  networking across all levels of the profession
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IMEX Association Day, the annual event exclusively for association professionals, will feature a new, extensively researched and redesigned programme when it takes place the day before the IMEX in Frankfurt exhibition in May. The IMEX team has collaborated with planners from across the globe to gather views and experiences before creating this new structure to […]

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VOK DAMS delighted about new client Montblanc

| February 6, 2017
VOK DAMS delighted about new client Montblanc
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It was the concept of Hamburg-based Unit Creative Solutions of VOK DAMS, agency for events and live-marketing, that had convinced Montblanc in the pitch.

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 ‘Future Now’ for the AIME 25th Anniversary

| February 3, 2017
 ‘Future Now’ for the AIME 25th Anniversary
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The 25th anniversary of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) will share insights into the past, present and future of the industry through a series of inspirational educational sessions hosted by a selection of Asia-Pacific’s leading voices in events, travel and technology.

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Corporate events and meetings: IMEX offsets planner’s isolation and training drought with new ‘Exclusively Corporate’ programme

| January 31, 2017
Corporate events and meetings: IMEX offsets planner’s isolation and training drought with new  ‘Exclusively Corporate’ programme
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Exclusively Corporate at IMEX, the dedicated event for event and travel planners (corporate), has been redeveloped for IMEX in Frankfurt 2017. The IMEX team has collaborated with planners from across the globe to gather views and experiences, creating a new, free of charge, one day programme for the show.

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Enjoy a summer of music at Britain’s biggest festivals

| January 27, 2017
Enjoy a summer of music at Britain’s biggest festivals
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Indie band Radiohead were recently revealed as one of the headliners of Britain’s most-famous musical festival, Glastonbury. Tickets for Glastonbury sell out extremely quickly, but Britain hosts hundreds of music festivals all year round, with something to choose from almost every weekend of the summer. Why not take a trip to one of the following?

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VOK DAMS wins Queen of Gala Awards 2017

| January 25, 2017
VOK DAMS wins Queen of Gala Awards 2017
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And the award in the categorie “Best Event Produced for a Corporation or Association” goes to VOK DAMS for BMW Group’s “THE NEXT 100 YEARS”.

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Connections Events named Best Conference at Eventex Awards

| January 25, 2017
Connections Events named Best Conference at Eventex Awards
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WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25 – Global travel industry event organiser Connections has been crowned Best Conference at the acclaimed Eventex Awards. 

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‘Purposeful Meetings’ is the IMEX Talking Point for 2017

| January 24, 2017
‘Purposeful Meetings’ is the IMEX Talking Point for 2017
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The IMEX Group is taking a new approach to its education and content strategies from 2017 by introducing an annual ‘talking point’.

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Chocolate weeks : Two weeks of indulgence at 37 locations in Brussels

| January 13, 2017
Chocolate weeks : Two weeks of indulgence at 37 locations in Brussels
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From 1 – 15 February chocolate aficionados can once again indulge in Brussels. For the third time visit.brussels focuses on chocolate during the Chocolate weeks. Armed with a Chocolate pass, the visitor will be able to sample more than 20 chocolatiers’ delicacies while also enjoying discounts to the chocolate museums and purchases at various chocolate […]

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AIME to be Asia-Pacific’s first truly smart MICE exhibition

| January 12, 2017
AIME to be Asia-Pacific’s first truly smart MICE exhibition
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The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME), is excited to announce that its upcoming 25th anniversary show will play host to Konduko, a new, innovative technology, which allows for an integrated and collaborative exhibition experience.

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