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Increasing business optimism at biggest ever IMEX

| May 21, 2015
Increasing business optimism at biggest ever IMEX

Frankfurt, Thursday 21 May 2015. A mood of optimism is evident throughout the worldwide meetings industry after three days doing brisk business, networking and learning at IMEX in Frankfurt which closed today.

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Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) – Five years of frontline research and education on climate change in the Mediterranean region, at the epicentre of a successful Greek-Swedish collaboration

| May 21, 2015
Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) – Five years of frontline research and education on climate change in the Mediterranean region, at the epicentre of a successful Greek-Swedish collaboration

Athens – The research and educational work carried out by the Navarino Environmental Observatory (ΝΕΟ) since 2010 were the main themes of a successful event that took place at the Academy of Athens today, May 18th. NEO is the result of the collaboration between Stockholm University, the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens […]

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Symantec announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Meeting Award

| May 21, 2015
Symantec announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Meeting Award

The judges considered applicants on a variety of success measures including environmental impact, economic indicators, commitment to change and commitment to community.

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IMEX15 expansion set to deliver more business opportunities

| May 19, 2015
IMEX15 expansion set to deliver more business opportunities

Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, delivers keynote speech at opening ceremony Frankfurt, Tuesday 19 May 2015 The largest ever IMEX in Frankfurt opened earlier today. 55 new stands including exhibitors from every continent and from every meetings market sector are amongst the 3,500 exhibiting companies who represent over 150 countries. In addition, 20% of existing […]

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WTM 2014 accelerates sales for Affordable Car Hire

| May 19, 2015
WTM 2014 accelerates sales for Affordable Car Hire

Affordable Car Hire estimates deals worth £4.5 million were agreed or put in motion at World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry.

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Engagement, technology and negotiation enthral corporate buyers at Exclusively Corporate @IMEX

| May 19, 2015
Engagement, technology and negotiation enthral corporate buyers at Exclusively Corporate @IMEX

With a combined annual meetings and events spend of over $270 million, the 80 corporate buyers who came together for the third Exclusively Corporate @IMEX created the most influential gathering yet in this successful yearly series of dedicated education and networking events specifically for corporate meeting and event planners.

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Highly interactive Association Day helps delegates to respond to change and measure positive impacts

| May 19, 2015
Highly interactive Association Day helps delegates to respond to change and measure positive impacts

Hundreds of association professionals from across the world gathered to attend a highly interactive and insightful Association Day at IMEX in Frankfurt. Held at Kap Europa, Messe Frankfurt’s new congress centre, the day before the show, this popular annual event is designed specifically for all levels of association executives. Facilitation Partner IAF (International Association of […]

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“Creta Maris’ 40 years” celebration week!

| May 18, 2015
“Creta Maris’ 40 years” celebration week!

One week, 20 events, precious moments and smiles

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Award-winning industry buzz celebrates 1-year anniversary

| May 18, 2015
Award-winning industry buzz celebrates 1-year anniversary

It’s been one year since Wonderful Copenhagen Convention Bureau launched the #BeeSustain initiative to encourage sustainable actions and sharing of best practices in the meetings industry. Today, the prize-winning initiative has a tweetreach close to eight million, and the buzz continues to grow. We celebrate it with a prize draw of sweet gifts, including a […]

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Call for Speakers: IBTM Events adopts cultural approach for global Education Programme

| May 15, 2015
Call for Speakers: IBTM Events adopts cultural approach for global Education Programme

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Worldchefs Congress Shifts to Thessaloniki, Greece – New Location Boasts Better Accessibility And Savings For Members

| May 15, 2015
Worldchefs Congress Shifts to Thessaloniki, Greece – New Location Boasts Better Accessibility And Savings For Members

The Worldchefs Congress Committee has confirmed the change in location of the upcoming Worldchefs Congress 2016 from the original location of Athens to Thessaloniki, Greece.

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Capital Markets Day for analysts: TUI Group sets out roadmap for growth

| May 14, 2015

Underlying EBITA CAGR is expected to grow by at least 10 per cent over next three years1 Profitable top line growth of at least 3 per cent per annum over next three years Focus on TUI master brand / Rebranding to be launched in the Netherlands from the autumn of 2015 Digitisation: Entry into new […]

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Post Show Feedback confirms new Meeting Pod Format delivers maximum ROI

| May 13, 2015
Post Show Feedback confirms new Meeting Pod Format delivers maximum ROI

96% of exhibitors were satisfied with their overall ibtm arabia experience

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Paris earns the distinction “world’s number one destination for international congresses”

| May 13, 2015

The ICCA, the international organization that is a reference for the market, has just declared Paris the “world’s number one city for hosting international congresses”. A distinction that testifies once again to the appeal of Paris and the quality of its expertise in hosting major events.

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IMEX Frankfurt will be biggest ever

| May 12, 2015
IMEX Frankfurt will be biggest ever

IMEX in Frankfurt 2015, the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, will be the biggest since its launch in 2003 when it opens its doors next week.   55 new stands from every continent and from every meetings market sector will be among the 3,500 exhibiting companies who represent over 150 countries at […]

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E-commerce software specialist Frosmo to sponsor Travel Tech Theatre at WTM 2015

| May 12, 2015
E-commerce software specialist Frosmo to sponsor Travel Tech Theatre at WTM 2015

World Travel Market 2015, the leading global event for the travel industry, has announced e-commerce specialist Frosmo is to sponsor the Travel Tech Theatre, part of the Travel Tech Show at WTM 2015.

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ibtm world confirms high level of rebooks following 2014 post show business success

| May 12, 2015
ibtm world confirms high level of rebooks following 2014 post show business success

Major MICE suppliers including Accor, Corinthia Hotels International, Finland Convention Bureau, Iberostar, Kempinski, Monaco and Visit England set to attend   ibtm world (formerly EIBTM) has confirmed an impressive number of rebooks following the success of the show which took place in Fira Gran Via Barcelona last year. The rebranded event (www.ibtmworld.com) is set to […]

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Forte Village, Sardinia revealed as host for World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2015

| May 11, 2015
Forte Village, Sardinia revealed as host for World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2015

London, 11th May 2015 World Travel Awards has revealed Forte Village, situated on the south coast of Sardinia, has been selected to host the prestigious Europe Gala Ceremony 2015.

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Etihad Airways leads World Travel Awards winners in Middle East

| May 11, 2015
Etihad Airways leads World Travel Awards winners in Middle East

Dubai, May 5th 2015 Etihad Airways has retained its title as the Middle East’s Leading Airline for an incredible ninth consecutive year at the World Travel Awards. The United Arab Emirates’ flag-carrier was recognised during a red carpet awards presentation evening at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach in front of hundreds of […]

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ICCA 2014 statistics released: Paris remains number one city, USA top country

| May 11, 2015
ICCA 2014 statistics released: Paris remains number one city, USA top country

11 May 2015 ICCA’s eagerly awaited annual statistics on the number of rotating international association meetings hosted by countries and cities show few major shocks. 

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World Travel Awards lands in Dubai ahead of Middle East celebrations

| May 4, 2015
World Travel Awards lands in Dubai ahead of Middle East celebrations

Dubai, 03rd May 2015 World Travel Awards has arrived at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach on the first stop of its annual Grand Tour.

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WTM Latin America witnessed a huge increase in travel buyers looking to do business

| April 29, 2015
WTM Latin America witnessed a huge increase in travel buyers looking to do business

WTM Latin America 2015, the annual event which brings the world to Latin America and promotes Latin America to the world, has experienced an impressive 37% increase in senior industry travel buyers attending last week’s travel trade event, firmly cementing its position in the travel industry.

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Ashfield Meetings & Events amongst top agency partners delivering buyers to The Meetings Show

| April 27, 2015
Ashfield Meetings & Events amongst top agency partners delivering buyers to The Meetings Show

The Meetings Show is working in partnership with key UK agencies including Ashfield Meetings & Events, Trinity Event Solutions, Worldspan Group, BCD M&I, ATP Event Experts, Team Spirit Event Management, PAREXEL, Top Banana, Capita and Owl Live to bring qualified meetings professionals to the 2015 show.

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IBTM KNOWLEDGE WEEK FROM APRIL 27 2015

| April 27, 2015
IBTM KNOWLEDGE WEEK FROM APRIL 27 2015

IBTM EVENTS SHARES TOP LEVEL EDUCATION CONTENT THROUGH ITS NEW IBTM INSPIRE WEBSITE   inspire.ibtmevents.com ibtm events has confirmed that their newly branded ibtm knowledge week is set to take place from Monday 27th April – Friday 1st May 2015 and has also announced the launch of its new website – inspire.ibtmevents.com.   Katie Devaney, […]

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Hosted Buyer registration now open for IBTM China 2015

| April 24, 2015
Hosted Buyer registration now open for IBTM China 2015

Show delivers targeted business opportunities with Regional and International Meetings Industry Suppliers   Hosted Buyer registration is now open for ibtm china 2015 (www.cibtm.com), part of ibtm events, which is set to take place in the China National Convention Centre (CNCC), Beijing, China from the 5-6 August 2015.   Global Meeting, Events and Business Travel […]

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Second day of WTM Latin America 2015 is marked by more visitors and even more business

| April 24, 2015
Second day of WTM Latin America 2015 is marked by more visitors and even more business

The second day of WTM Latin America 2015, which is taking place at Expo Center Norte in São Paulo until Friday 24 April at the same time as the 43rd Braztoa Business Event, has seen has seen an overall unique visitor increase by 19%, compared to the same time last year and huge amounts of […]

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WTM Latin America to feature new Brazilian exhibitors in 2015

| April 17, 2015
WTM Latin America to feature new Brazilian exhibitors in 2015

World Travel Market Latin America, which will take place between the 22 – 24 April will feature brand new Brazilian exhibitors including tour operators, hotels and resorts and car hire companies at the 2015 event. As well as many well-known exhibitors that are returning this year after previous successful shows, WTM Latin America will welcome […]

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European Association Summit 2015, “Pioneers of change”

| April 14, 2015
European Association Summit 2015, “Pioneers of change”

The European Association Summit (EAS), the annual gathering of association executives, will be held in Brussels May 5-7, 2015. Thanks to a hot topic, inspiring speakers, and a multitude of associations that have already registered, the programme promises to be a fruitful exchange of ideas and enlightening discoveries. Here is a quick overview of the […]

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Istanbul Announced as the Destination Partner of WTM Latin America 2015

| April 14, 2015
Istanbul Announced as the Destination Partner of  WTM Latin America 2015

WTM Latin America 2015 welcomes Istanbul as the official Destination Partner for the leading business-to-business event that brings the world to Latin America and promotes Latin America to the world.

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Leading corporate meetings executives to collaborate at IMEX America 2015 Forum

| April 14, 2015
Leading corporate meetings executives to collaborate at IMEX America 2015 Forum

New executive report shows market growth and ROI demands on the rise

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ibtm events brings global content to local attendees with a focus on ‘choice’

| April 9, 2015
ibtm events brings global content to local attendees with a focus on ‘choice’

Impact of learning environment and uniqueness of content will be at the heart of every session Set themes will create consistency across continents and connect planners with industry experts

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WTM Latin America Hosted Buyers program will bring key decision makers to the 2015 event

| April 9, 2015
WTM Latin America Hosted Buyers program will bring key decision makers to the 2015 event

Almost 100 Hosted Buyers attending WTM Latin America with their main focus to generate business

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Health and wellbeing, diversity and sustainability feature in the new Inspiration Hub at IMEX in Frankfurt

| April 9, 2015

A new dedicated Health and Wellbeing track and seminars in English and German on sustainability and diversity are among the features of the restyled education programme at IMEX in Frankfurt from 19 to 21 May.

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IACC Announces Top 10 Conference Food Trends

| April 2, 2015

Useful tips for meeting planners contribute towards healthier conferences

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WTM Latin America 2015: Official Event Programme Revealed

| April 2, 2015
WTM Latin America 2015: Official Event Programme Revealed

The third event of its kind will be the most vibrant must-attend business-to-business event on the continent presenting a diverse range of conferences, seminars and panel debates to over 8,000 delegates between the 22 – 24 April 2015.

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Latin American exhibitors confirm their presence at WTM Latin America 2015

| March 23, 2015
Latin American exhibitors confirm their presence at WTM Latin America 2015

Travel trade exhibition taking place from 22 to 24 April 2015, attracting many representatives from the continent to Sao Paulo

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Keynote Speaker Lynn Baker Headlines IBTM Africa Forum 2015

| March 17, 2015
Keynote Speaker Lynn Baker Headlines IBTM Africa Forum 2015

“Raising Your Game, Competing in a Globally Competitive Environment”  ibtm africa (www.ibtmafrica.com) has confirmed Lynn Baker, Managing Director, Executive Presence and certified public speaking coach as keynote speaker at the ibtm africa Forum, which will take place on the first day of ibtm africa 2015.  In her session, ‘Raising Your Game’, Baker will talk from […]

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WTM Portfolio is ‘awesome’ for Brand USA

| March 17, 2015
WTM Portfolio is ‘awesome’ for Brand USA

Brand USA is exhibiting across the WTM Portfolio in 2015 to help America reach its global annual visitor target of 100 million tourists by 2021.

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Get creative in the kitchen for IMEX legacy charity

| March 16, 2015
Get creative in the kitchen for IMEX legacy charity

Volunteers needed for charity cooking initiative before IMEX in Frankfurt

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WTM Latin America 2015: meet the exhibitors who will be Exhibiting in the Global Village

| March 16, 2015
WTM Latin America 2015: meet the exhibitors who will be Exhibiting in the Global Village

Destinations, tourism products and travel tech services from around the world have confirmed their presence at WTM Latin America 2015, which will take place between 22 and 24 April in Sao Paulo at Expo Centre Norte, alongside the 43rd Braztoa Business Meeting. With 10% more floor space compared to 2014, the third edition of the […]

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