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Staging Connections celebrates 15 years with SKYCITY

| February 28, 2017
Staging Connections celebrates 15 years with SKYCITY

Staging Connections and SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre, one of New Zealand’s busiest convention centres, are delighted to announce their continued partnership, with Staging Connections to remain as their dedicated in-house AV supplier.

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Majestic Plaza hotel became part of the Le Hotels Group

| February 20, 2017
Majestic Plaza hotel became part of the Le Hotels Group

 With effect from 6th February 2017, the Le Hotels Group expanded its capacity thanks to its new member – Majestic Plaza hotel – which offers 182 rooms in the heart of Prague. The Majestic Plaza hotel will be managed by Jan Hamouz, whose aim is to build a new, more efficient structure of the hotel […]

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Barbican clients to benefit from seamless conference, event and exhibition offering

| January 26, 2017
Barbican clients to benefit from seamless conference, event and exhibition offering

Changes to the Barbican Business Events team will see all elements of corporate meetings and event activity come together to deliver a true end to end service for clients using Europe’s largest combined arts and conference venue. This includes the management of the Barbican’s extensive conference and event offering, the exhibition halls as well as […]

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American Express Meetings & Events Spain holds annual kick-off at PortAventura Convention Centre and PortAventura Park.

| January 17, 2017

During the two-day event, the 150 delegates participated in professional meetings and a series of team-building and gamification activities.

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Messukeskus Helsinki to launch the world’s first large-scale AR application intended for the general public

| January 12, 2017

Starting from the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair in January, Augmented Reality, or AR, will be a permanent part of the customer experience at Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre. This is the first commercial AR application to be used in Finland.

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Watch live New Year’s eve celebration at the SNFCC!

| December 30, 2016
Watch live New Year’s eve celebration at the SNFCC!

You don’t have to be in Athens to get a feeling of SNFCC’s festive atmosphere! Visit www.SNFCC.org/live to watch a live streaming of the New Year’s eve at the SNFCC and celebrate the coming of new year together with us!

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ICC Sydney Open for Business

| December 20, 2016
ICC Sydney Open for Business

Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct, International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), is officially open for business, with its first day of operation marking a dramatic shift in the cultural and economic landscapes of Sydney.

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Costa Navarino: 2017 European Golf Resort of the Year

| November 30, 2016
Costa Navarino: 2017 European Golf Resort of the Year

The most prestigious golf industry award was recently presented to Costa Navarino by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) in Palma de Majorca.

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The International Centre, Telford, invests £395,000 in new semi-fixed auditorium

| November 23, 2016

The International Centre, Telford, the privately owned conference and exhibition centre situated in the Midlands, has invested £395,000 to create a state-of-the-art auditorium. 

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Rome has a New Convention Centre: “la Nuvola”

| November 8, 2016
Rome has a New Convention Centre: “la Nuvola”

On October 29th, 2016 more than 1600 participants including 750 buyers and 100 ambassadors from 70 countries attended the official opening of the New Convention Centre of Rome, “la Nuvola” (the cloud). Italian premier Matteo Renzi opened the ceremony that was broadcasted by RAI 1. “La Nuvola” includes a 9,000 square metre plenary hall which […]

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Vancouver Scoops Two Awards for Conference Marketing Plan

| November 8, 2016
Vancouver Scoops Two Awards for Conference Marketing Plan

Innovative, multiplatform marketing campaign recognized by Destination Canada and BCAMA Vancouver, BC (November 7, 2016) – Vancouver has received two recognitions for outstanding marketing for a campaign created specially for the Professional Convention Management Association’s 2016 Convening Leaders Conference, held in January at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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Barbican welcomes more than 250 guests to celebrate Frobisher developments

| November 3, 2016
Barbican welcomes more than 250 guests to celebrate Frobisher developments

More than 250 guests flocked to the Barbican yesterday for a night of celebration and intrigue following the significant refurbishment of the Frobisher Rooms and Level 4 of the Centre.

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ICC Sydney Welcomes Thousands of Visitors to Exclusive Preview

| October 23, 2016
ICC Sydney Welcomes Thousands of Visitors to Exclusive Preview

NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Andrew Constance and ICC Sydney CEO, Geoff Donaghy, officially open ICC Sydney’s Public Open Day World Class Events & Entertainment Precinct Revealed at Public Open Day International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) opened its doors to the city today, inviting locals and visitors alike to explore the state of […]

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Large numbers of international delegates projected for Sydney in 2017

| October 20, 2016

Over 42,000 delegates who will spend close to 190,000 delegate days in Sydney and greater New South Wales (NSW) will take part in the international business events already confirmed for the city for 2017. And, this number will continue to grow.

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ICC Sydney Opens for Exclusive Preview

| October 13, 2016
ICC Sydney Opens for Exclusive Preview

Locals invited to Public Open Day at world class venue International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is inviting Sydneysiders to explore Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct on Saturday 22 October, 10am – 4pm, before it officially opens this December. 

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Sydney Taxis Explore New Routes to ICC Sydney

| October 10, 2016
Sydney Taxis Explore New Routes to ICC Sydney

Sydney cabs are being encouraged to explore the rejuvenated Darling Harbour area, with International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) hosting two Taxi Days this week to familiarise drivers with the best access points for Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct. 

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Buyers join {10-11} Carlton House Terrace to celebrate National Champagne Week in style

| October 5, 2016

  More than 50 buyers and industry leaders gathered at {10-11} Carlton House Terrace, part of the Searcy’s Collection of venues, for a dinner celebrating National Champagne Week supported by Piper Heidsieck.

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RAI Amsterdam becomes co-owner of US boatbuilder exhibition IBEX

| October 5, 2016
RAI Amsterdam becomes co-owner of US boatbuilder exhibition IBEX

RAI Amsterdam has taken a 50% share in IBEX, the International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference. This renowned trade show for professionals in the yachting sector is the American version of the RAI’s own event METSTRADE (Marine Equipment Trade Show), which is held every year in Amsterdam.

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Lausanne welcomes the Nestlé Museum – a new meetings and events space for the region

| October 4, 2016
Lausanne welcomes the Nestlé Museum – a new meetings and events space for the region

  Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau announces the official opening of the Nestlé Museum (nest) to complement its meetings and events offering across the region.

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Pass to Peloponnese: Prime Isthmus Hotel

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Pass to Peloponnese: Prime Isthmus Hotel

The Isthmia Prime Hotel is privileged to have one of the most exceptional locations of all Europe. It is barely a few meters from a unique creation of human will, the Corinth Canal. This man made waterway is a most unforgettable experience for all hotel’s visitors who pass through its narrow walls. You may view […]

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Australia’s newest roof top venue revealed at ICC Sydney

| September 28, 2016
Australia’s newest roof top venue revealed at ICC Sydney

Sydney has unveiled its latest iconic outdoor venue with International Convention Centre Sydney’s (ICC Sydney) Event Deck, expected to be a major drawcard to the revamped Darling Harbour precinct.

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Central Hall Westminster achieves record turnover

| September 22, 2016
Central Hall Westminster achieves record turnover

  Central Hall Westminster today announces it has seen a record turnover of over £7m for its 2015/16 financial year, ending August 2016. 

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20 Year Celebrations for Cairns Convention Centre

| September 12, 2016

The Cairns Convention Centre recently celebrated 20 successful years of operation at a cocktail event hosted for local industry and community partners. During the celebration the Centre took a look back at the many achievements, signature events and accolades that have been attained by the first regional convention centre in Australia.

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Barbican to showcase Frobisher investment at IMEX Las Vegas

| September 8, 2016

The Barbican has overseen a £2.2million development across the Centre this summer with a £644,000 refurbishment of the Frobisher Rooms and Level 4 being showcased at IMEX Las Vegas in October.

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Featured: Prime Isthmus Hotel

| September 1, 2016
Featured: Prime Isthmus Hotel

The Isthmia Prime Hotel is privileged to have one of the most exceptional locations of all Europe. It is barely a few meters from a unique creation of human will, the Corinth Canal. This man made waterway is a most unforgettable experience for all hotel’s visitors who pass through its narrow walls. You may view […]

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Barbican the venue of choice for UK’s largest fundraising conference

| August 25, 2016
Barbican the venue of choice for UK’s largest fundraising conference

  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.

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Associations Back Australia’s Premier New Venue

| August 18, 2016
Associations Back Australia’s Premier New Venue

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is proving to be the destination of choice for leading business functions in the Asia Pacific region, with a raft of key national and international associations, including Meetings & Events Australia (MEA), backing the world class venue with major event bookings in 2017.

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London City Selection appoints new board

| August 8, 2016
London City Selection appoints new board

London City Selection (LCS) today announces the appointment of a new board to lead the venue collective over the next year.

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InfoComm returns to Church House Westminster

| July 12, 2016

Audio visual experts gathered at Church House Westminster last week (July 8) for an intensive training day focused on how to deliver exceptional experiences using the latest technology.

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The Jerusalem Conventions & Visitors Bureau Hosts Decision-Makers from Abroad

| July 12, 2016
The Jerusalem Conventions & Visitors Bureau Hosts Decision-Makers from Abroad

About 50 decision-makers and the key people in the global conference industry were hosted at the International Conference Center – Binyanei Hauma and were impressed by its size and spaciousness and its extensive experience in the hosting of significant international events.

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The London Venue Awards announces shortlist for 2016

| July 11, 2016
The London Venue Awards announces shortlist for 2016

The Global Conference Network, organiser of The London Venue Awards, announces the venues shortlisted for an award in each category. The awards, in their second year, recognise excellence and quality offered at venues across our capital city and will be held on 14th October at the Emirates Stadium.

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RAI Amsterdam is in the ketchup business

| July 7, 2016
RAI Amsterdam is in the ketchup business

Initiative against food waste creates own food line

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São Paulo Convention & Visitors Bureau announced a newly renovated event venue in the city:  São Paulo Expo

| July 6, 2016
São Paulo Convention & Visitors Bureau announced a newly renovated event venue in the city:  São Paulo Expo

French group invests R$ 410 million and built the most modern Exhibition & Convention in Latin America Sao Paulo Expo will be the largest exhibition center, Congress and Conventions in Latin America with an area of 100 thousand square meters built in record time.

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ICC Sydney seeks extraordinary team members

| June 30, 2016
ICC Sydney seeks extraordinary team members

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) showcases its collaborative, inclusive culture with a new video celebrating its people as it continues to recruit for a multitude of roles.

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ICC Sydney Seeks World Class Wine Partners

| June 27, 2016
ICC Sydney Seeks World Class Wine Partners

Producers invited to submit best drops for spot on beverage list

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Barbican sees 13% growth in agency business

| June 22, 2016

  Following a refinement of their activity and closer working relationships through both the HBAA and direct with leading event agencies, the Barbican has seen a dramatic increase in new business from event booking agencies.

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‘Meet Darwin’ showcase for national event planners

| June 2, 2016
‘Meet Darwin’ showcase for national event planners

Enjoying warm tropical weather, friendly hospitality and a relaxed atmosphere, influential Australian event planners enjoyed discovering the tropical capital city of Darwin and experiencing the world class Darwin Convention Centre as part of the recent ‘Meet Darwin 2016’ familiarisation program. ‘Meet Darwin’ is an annual familiarisation program hosted by the Darwin Convention Centre and the […]

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The Barbican’s new look menus showcasing the very best London has to offer

| May 25, 2016
The Barbican’s new look menus showcasing the very best London has to offer

The Barbican has launched its new spring and summer menu which celebrates the very best that London has to offer.

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The London Venue Awards introduce new categories for 2016

| May 24, 2016
The London Venue Awards introduce new categories for 2016

  The Global Conference Network, organiser of The London Venue Awards, today announces new categories for this year’s event.

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ICC Sydney Extends Its Expert Team with Leading Sommelier

| May 17, 2016
ICC Sydney Extends Its Expert Team with Leading Sommelier

Beverage Operations and Cellar Manager Announced International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has again proved its magnetism as a leading talent hub, appointing William Wilson to the role of Beverage Operations and Cellar Manager.

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