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IMEX America brings a positive outlook and more business opportunities than ever

| October 13, 2017
IMEX America brings a positive outlook and more business opportunities than ever
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As 12,000 plus exhibitors, hosted buyers and attendees at this year’s IMEX America said “Farewell,” IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom reflected upon the achievements of the show and a positive, unifying week for the meetings industry.

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ICAO- SECOND SYMPOSIUM ON TECHNICAL COOPERATION (GACS II) IN ATHENS

| October 11, 2017
ICAO- SECOND SYMPOSIUM ON TECHNICAL COOPERATION (GACS II) IN ATHENS
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Athens International Airport (AIA) in close collaboration with the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) are convening the Second Global Aviation Cooperation Symposium (GACS) from 11-13 October 2017 in Athens, Greece.

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IMEX USA: Purpose, Customization and Hands-On Experiences at the Heart of Smart Monday

| October 10, 2017
IMEX USA: Purpose, Customization and Hands-On Experiences at the Heart of Smart Monday
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This year’s installment another Powerful Meeting of Minds 1,000 meeting pros jumped right into the IMEX week today with a stronger-than ever Smart Monday line-up.

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Four Seasons and Astir Palace Vouliagmeni Announce Plans to Transform Legendary Astir Palace into First Four Seasons Hotel in Greece

| October 7, 2017
Four Seasons and Astir Palace Vouliagmeni Announce Plans to Transform Legendary Astir Palace into First Four Seasons Hotel in Greece
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Located along the crystal clear waters of the Athenian Riviera, Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens to open following extensive renovations to existing property

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Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Porto Heli to host WTA Europe Gala Ceremony 2018

| October 2, 2017
Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Porto Heli to host WTA Europe Gala Ceremony 2018
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World Travel Awards has confirmed Nikki Beach Resort & Spa in the beautiful region of Porto Heli, Greece, will host the Europe Gala Ceremony 2018.

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CARLA BRUNI ‘French Touch’ concert in Athens

| September 30, 2017
CARLA BRUNI ‘French Touch’ concert in Athens
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Where: Athens Pallas Theatre When: 23 & 24 October 2017

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Athens Marathon. The Authentic! – 12 November 2017

| September 28, 2017
Athens Marathon. The Authentic! – 12 November 2017
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Every 2nd Sunday of November, one of the largest sport, cultural, and tourism events is taking place in Athens: ATHENS MARATHON. THE AUTHENTIC!

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Best Marketing Award finalists announced for “biggest ICCA Congress ever”

| September 28, 2017
Best Marketing Award finalists announced for “biggest ICCA Congress ever”
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Another very diverse mix of creative campaigns by leading ICCA member suppliers will compete for this year’s prestigious Best Marketing Award (BMA) live on stage on 14 November, during a plenary session of the ICCA Congress in Prague, Czech Republic, which is on schedule to be the biggest “congress on congresses” ever.

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Think Hot Business, Inflatable Rooms & Live Zone Education … IMEX America 2017 to Major on the Power of Experience

| September 16, 2017
Think Hot Business, Inflatable Rooms & Live Zone Education … IMEX America 2017 to Major on the Power of Experience
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• Exhibitor diversity stronger than ever – to date almost 50 new booths and over 44 expanded booths • Innovation attractions include inflatable domes and white space • Brand new concept – Live Zone – brings ‘experiential’ front and center Raising the experiential power of the 7th annual IMEX America, October 10–12 in Las Vegas, […]

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How the meetings industry can contribute to regional development

| August 23, 2017
How the meetings industry can contribute to regional development
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The meetings industry has a critical role to play in addressing the challenges and opportunities associated with urbanisation and urban transition Report from IMEX Politicians Forum 2017 now available to download “How can the meetings and events industry most effectively contribute to the development of regions and cities in a world environment where globalisation, urbanisation […]

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Oinoxenia 2017: a multiday cultural and gastronomic journey

| August 18, 2017
Oinoxenia 2017: a multiday cultural and gastronomic journey
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Every year, during the second half of August, DH.K.EP.A designs and organizes a unique event. OINOXENIA is an innovative custom, a multiday cultural and gastronomic journey to the landscapes and flavors of Aigialeia, to the rich wine culture, to the culture and hospitality of the region, with many sophisticated events and gastronomic happenings. DH.K.EP.A is […]

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Wine Festival Great Days of Nemea 2017

| August 17, 2017
Wine Festival Great Days of Nemea 2017
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If wine “gladdens your heart”, then the grape harvest in Nemea will sweep you off your feet. Nemea is the biggest vineyard of the Balkan Peninsula and it has a long wine making tradition since antiquity. According to the myth, Flias, the son of god Dionysus, cultivated the first grapevine here and produced the first […]

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15th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism – “YPERIA 2017”

| August 17, 2017
15th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism – “YPERIA 2017”
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The Cultural Association of Tholaria – Amorgos and Aegialis Hotel & Spa are pleased to invite you to the 15th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism – “YPERIA 2017” and 8th Amorgos Film Festival which will be held on the Greek island of Amorgos from the 25th to the 30th of October 2017. 

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Manolis Mitsias concert on August Full Moon at Acropolis Museum

| August 3, 2017
Manolis Mitsias concert on August Full Moon at Acropolis Museum
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On Monday 7 August 2017, at 9 p.m., the Acropolis Museum invites its visitors to a music concert by the well-known musician and singer Manolis Mitsias and his band.

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Serifos Sunset Race: a Unique Experience on the weekend 2/3 September

| August 2, 2017
Serifos Sunset Race: a Unique Experience on the weekend 2/3 September
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On the weekend 2/3 of September 2017, Serifos Sunset Race will take place for the 5th consecutive year in the island of Serifos with running races of 5, 10 and 20km, swimming races 1.000 and 3.000m, but also running and swimming races of shorter distances for kids.

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Enjoy a business boost, fresh thinking and new contacts at IMEX America 2017

| July 31, 2017
Enjoy a business boost, fresh thinking and new contacts at IMEX America 2017
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“This is the one show a year that’s on my must-do list. It’s a no-brainer – I invest a few days and from that I gain relationships, new ideas and inspiration to take me through the next year!” Michael Morris, TriMega.

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Senior Reed Manager Sciacca appointed to lead AIME 2018

| July 31, 2017
Senior Reed Manager Sciacca appointed to lead AIME 2018
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Angela Sciacca has been promoted to Project Manager of the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meeting Expo (AIME), and will be responsible for the overall delivery of the 2018 show.

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AIME announces new initiatives to elevate 2018 program

| July 19, 2017
AIME announces new initiatives to elevate 2018 program
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A new host of features and networking opportunities launched

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ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter heads to Belfast for 2018 debate

| July 19, 2017
ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter heads to Belfast for 2018 debate
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The UK and Ireland Chapter of ICCA (The International Congress and Convention Association) has chosen Belfast as the destination for its next annual chapter debate in 2018. Visit Belfast and Belfast Waterfront won the bid to host the event following a competitive tender, bringing the chapter back to the city for the first time since […]

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ICCA announces Association Meetings Programme 2018 will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia

| July 7, 2017
ICCA announces Association Meetings Programme 2018 will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia
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144 Association meeting professionals from 32 countries successfully met in Fukuoka, Japan from 29 June to 1 July for the second edition of the ICCA Association Meetings Programme (AMP).

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Sweden’s Gustafsson Crowned 12th Aegean Champion

| July 5, 2017
Sweden’s Gustafsson Crowned 12th Aegean Champion
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After three rounds of regulation play, Gustafsson’s closing three-over 74 held him on six-under par (207) for the tournament.

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World Travel Awards alights in the Maldives ahead of Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017

| July 3, 2017
World Travel Awards alights in the Maldives ahead of Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017
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Maldives, 3 July 2017 World Travel Awards (WTA) has touched down in the Maldives, as the finishing touches are put together in preparation of the Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2017. The prestigious event will take place this Saturday (8th July) at the five star Sun Aqua Vilu Reef, with hospitality leaders from across the region expected to attend […]

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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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