Comparing to last year, the total tourist flow to Greece increased by 18% in 2013, at the same time the profit of the travel sector grew by 20%.
The location for the highly anticipated Asia‐Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) Welcome Reception is veiled in secrecy and will only be revealed on Friday, 14 February, Karen Bolinger, Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) announced today.
ICCA’s unique training program, the Forum for Young Professionals, has expanded its stellar line-up of senior industry speakers.
In conjunction with AIME 2014, ICCA will once again be running its popular Forum for Young Professional from Feb 16-17 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
27 February 2013: The 2013 winners of the coveted Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) Awards have been announced, recognising excellence in stand design and presentation, and acknowledging Roslyn McLeod for her significant contribution to the industry.
25 February, 2013: The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) will open tomorrow at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), amongst much buzz about the newly launched Business Events Week, and promises to impress with new initiatives and a substantial focus on technology.
18 February, 2013: Simmering paella stations replicating Melbourne’s inner-urban gastronomic scene; authentic flavours from Malaysia, Korea, India and the Philippines;
13 February, 2013: The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) has announced seven, exciting new initiatives, developed in response to attendee feedback and industry trends, intended to help visitors get maximum value out of time spent at the annual event.
11 February, 2013: Top level executives from the Asia-Pacific region will come together to discuss key challenges being faced in todays macro business environment at the AIME Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Summit, which will be held during the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne, on 26 February, 2013.
8 February, 2013: This year, for the first time, visitors to AIME will have the opportunity to line up Pre Scheduled Appointments with their top choice of exhibitors through new Visitor Appointment Diaries, a system that was previously only available to Hosted Buyers.
6 February 2013: Attendees at this year’s Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) will be able to access vital information about the show instantly and easily with a new mobile app launched today.
4th February, Kuala Lumpur: Once again, 28 young professionals will join their peers from across the world on 24 – 25 February 2013 at the annual Forum for Young Professionals (FYP), held in conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) show.
30 January 2013: Saxton Speakers Bureau has announced an impressive 10-act line-up for its famous, Saxton Ultimate Event Experience, returning on Tuesday, 26 February, to the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne.
Personal and professional development will be a major focus of the 2013 Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) with the announcement of a refreshed education program – AIME Knowledge – now offering two streams of insightful sessions over the two days of the show.
17 December 2012: Visitor registrations are now open for the 2013 Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME). Business events organisers of all experience levels are encouraged to register to attend this valuable networking and educational event. Anyone involved in planning or booking business events and incentive trips can register as a visitor for free at [...]
13 December 2012: A new technology zone is set to launch at the 2013 Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME). The Future Events Experience will showcase the latest concepts and innovations for the MICE industry and provide an interactive experience for attendees eager to stay at the forefront of technological developments. In partnership with Newtonstrand and Eventskills, [...]
The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) has been named as a finalist in the Exhibition and Event Association of Australia’s (EEAA) 2012 Awards for Excellence, cementing its position as an industry leader. AIME, the largest annual exhibition in Australia for meetings, incentives, business travel and events, is one of four finalists in the category [...]
The comprehensive events Guide will launch the A LIST Open House at AIME 2013; a dedicated area where visitors can meet with new event suppliers and venues to gain inspiration for special events and functions. Sally de Swart, Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) Director for AIME said, “Now in its 21st year, AIME continues to bring [...]
10 September 2012: The Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) held annually in Melbourne, Australia, has signed a partnership with travel management company, Bay Travel, to organise travel arrangements for its 2013 Hosted Buyer program. Founded in 1988, Bay Travel is one of the largest privately owned travel management agencies in Australia and will be responsible [...]
The 21st anniversary AIME will be held on 26-27 February 2013 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 03 September 2012: Prospective buyers looking to join the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo’s (AIME) popular Hosted Buyer Program in 2013 can now benefit from significant savings, with the organisers announcing a 10 per cent ‘Early Bird’ application fee discount [...]
Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME), Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), today announced new show dates for AIME 2013, which will now take place on the 26 and 27 February 2013. Previously announced March 2013 dates have been revised as exhibition space at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) became available in [...]
1 March 2012: The show floor was buzzing at the 20th anniversary Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) 2012 with more quality Hosted Buyers undertaking Pre Scheduled Appointments (PSAs) with exhibitors than in 2011. 500 Hosted Buyers from 27 countries attended AIME, which is an increase of 16.5 per cent compared to 2011. Furthermore, 779 exhibitors were [...]
A one of a kind convention centre, currently under construction at the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane, has been officially launched to the industry during the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo in Melbourne today. RNA Chief Executive Jonathan Tunny was joined by Brisbane Marketing Convention Bureau Director Annabel Sullivan to unveil Brisbane’s newest convention centre, which is [...]
22 February 2012: The award winners for the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) 2012 were announced last night at a jazzy event, Nightcap Networking, held at the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) and hosted by the Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau (MCVB) and the Atlantic Group. The awards, presented by Sally de Swart, [...]
21 February 2012: The organisers of the 20th anniversary Asia-Pacific Meetings & Incentives Expo (AIME), which opens today at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), are expecting a successful two-day event with preliminary figures looking positive. With more than 500 Hosted Buyers set to attend AIME 2012, organisers are expecting at least a 15% increase [...]
20 February 2012: Media personality Ita Buttrose will open the 20th anniversary Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) tomorrow at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), marking the beginning of the renowned, two-day, meetings and incentives event. Ms Buttrose, who attended the first AIME back in 1993 where she presented as part of the Education [...]
17 February 2012: The 20th anniversary Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) will take place next week and is expected to be bigger than ever, with a huge turnout by exhibitors and strong support from existing and new sponsors, allowing for exciting initiatives both on and off the show floor. Joined again by big name, major [...]
13 February 2012: Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME), Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE), today launched its official Smartphone event application with ShowGizmo. Registered visitors, exhibitors and media attending the show in Melbourne on the 21 and 22 February 2012 can download the event app for free starting today. The introduction of AIME’s [...]
08 February 2012: With the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) less than two weeks away, nominations for the highly coveted AIME Awards will close this week, giving attendees one last chance to nominate potential winners. Attendees are able to nominate in two categories: Best Environmentally Sustainable Stand and AIME Industry Person of the Year. [...]
01 February 2012: Saxton Speakers Bureau has announced the impressive 11 act line-up for its spectacular Ultimate Event Experience, which is returning to the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) for the third consecutive year. The complimentary event presents a range of quality Australian and international entertainers and speakers to an expected audience of over 1000 meetings [...]
Kyoto, one of Japan’s most popular business destinations, will be represented at the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) by the J Team and the Hotel Granvia. The J Team – one of Japan’s most original and creative DMCs – and the Hotel Granvia will work in partnership at the event in Melbourne (February 21-22) [...]
23 January 2012: Ambitious young professionals and newcomers to the global meetings industry are being offered valuable career development at the annual International Congress and Conventions Association’s (ICCA) Forum for Young Professionals, which takes place over two days prior to the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) in Melbourne. The Forum, which will be held [...]
18 January 2012: Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) have refreshed the show’s social program this year and are offering new networking opportunities on and off the show floor. Building on popular annual events such as the official Welcome Reception, AIME is holding a new Tuesday night event, “Nightcap Networking”. The show [...]
Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) welcome South African Tourism as the 2012 sponsor of Globe, the show’s restaurant and meeting hub – a move that will give attendees the opportunity to sample South Africa’s unique cuisine. Globe’s centrally located dining venue will give AIME’s attendees an opportunity to experience a true [...]
15 December 2011: Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) have released the 2012 Education Program schedule and speakers, which for the first time, has been developed in collaboration with major industry association partners, in an effort to make content even more relevant and useful to attendees. AIME has worked with its new [...]
2 December 2011: Organisers of the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) have launched a partnership with Ozaccom Plus, allowing AIME attendees travelling to Melbourne to compare a range of preferable hotel and flight rates via a simplified online booking tool. AIME attendees will now be able to easily book their flights and accommodation via [...]
29 November 2011: Visitor registrations have now opened for the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) 2012, providing an affordable and beneficial networking opportunity for anyone involved in planning or booking business events and incentive trips. The 20th anniversary AIME will be held on 21-22 February at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) in [...]