New technology to enhance relevance of appointments All Hosted Buyers attending ibtm world 2016 (www.ibtmworld.com) will, for the first time, be able to take part in a matchmaking system that will provide tailored recommendations of suppliers that they could meet with, based on information provided about their business objectives at the time of registration.
The Dubai Association Centre (DAC) has announced a 44% rise in the number of regional and international associations it has licensed in the first quarter of 2016 which takes the Centre’s total number of licensed associations to 23 from last year’s 16.
More than 300 association executives from 30 countries gathered at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel to discuss this key issue with experts and their peers.
Associations Network has, 11th March, announced the shortlist for the International and European Association Awards which recognise excellence in leadership, development and service across global membership organisations.
Associations Network today announces the launch of a new event for the African association market. The Africa Associations Congress will take place 8-9 November at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya.
Save the date: 31 May, 1 & 2 June 2016 For the fourth consecutive year, visit.brussels is organising the European Association Summit (EAS) in Brussels on 31 May, 1 & 2 June next year.
ICCA aims to increase the value of association meetings and get even closer to international associations
ICCA’s new five-year strategic plan, launched at the General Assembly before the ICCA 2015 Congress in Buenos Aires, focusses on improving the success and value of association meetings and on increasing the effectiveness of ICCA’s relationship with association executives and meeting planners.
Church House Conference Centre, London, will provide the backdrop for the fourth edition of the Association Meetings Conference on 13 June, 2016.
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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 […]
Lausanne, Switzerland – Lausanne continues to attract international associations to locate their headquarters within the city, with Federation Mondial du Bowling (World Bowling) and the International World Games Association (IWGA) establishing new premises in Lausanne in 2015 already. With these new additions, there are now more than 70 international sport and other industry associations headquartered […]
Jan 18th 2015, New York, USA – New partnerships with the Association sector are driving record growth for the Global Industry Development Network (GIDN), with 2015 starting off with a strong number of association clients and partnerships, up 35% compared with the start of 2014.
Speakers & Content – European Association Summit (EAS)
Over 100 association event professionals gathered at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre yesterday for The Meetings Show’s Association Meetings Conference.
The European Association Summit (EAS) is a unique peer-to-peer learning platform for international association executives: sharing ideas, exchanging best practice, gaining insights and networking.
Frankfurt, May 19 2014 – “Save People Not Associations” by Irving Washington, Director of Operations at the Online News Association, was among the 10 track-led sessions available to over 300 association executives at the annual IMEX Association Day at the Sheraton Airport, Frankfurt. Washington’s session highlighted how easy it can be for associations to lose […]
The Government Minister for the Brussels Capital Region responsible for the Economy, Céline Fremault, VISITBRUSSELS and Brussels Invest & Export announce the creation of the ‘Associations’ Bureau’ #Conference
The Government Minister for the Brussels Capital Region responsible for the Economy, Céline Fremault, VISITBRUSSELS and Brussels Invest & Export announced the creation of the ‘Associations’ Bureau’ to attract more international associations. VISITBRUSSELS and Brussels Invest & Export organised a working breakfast this morning between international associations and Minister Fremault, the Government Minister for the […]
EIBTM (www.eibtm.com), the leading global event for the meeting and events industry, has gone out to the Association Industry to strategically develop its annual dedicated programme for the buyers attending this year’s event. The development of this strategy included a focus group meeting that took place this week in London, consulting with European Association Event […]
Top speakers confirmed for the European Association Summit 2014: “Shaping Your Association for the Future – Inspire, Connect, Empower” – 14 & 15 May 2014, Brussels | #Conference
With the theme for 2013 being ‘Shaping Your Association for the Future – Inspire, Connect, Empower’ the speaker list offers a diverse range of topics for delegates to discuss, debate and learn about. The European Association Summit (EAS) is the only platform where association professionals will hear from fellow executives how they have responded to […]
Registration opens today for the European Association Summit 2014 “Shaping Your Association for the Future – Inspire, Connect, Empower” which will take place 14 & 15 May at the SQUARE – Brussels Meeting Centre and the Egmont Palace in Brussels, Belgium.
4 September 2013 Another generally positive performance by association meetings in 2013 has created the foundations for significantly stronger future growth,
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The Iberian Chapter of ICCA (International Congress and Conventions Association),
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Society For Worldwide Medical Exchange Expands Global Medical Education Programs Under The Leadership Of Renowned Clinical Development Executive
Dr. Bruno Musch will be leading SWME’s humanitarian efforts to improve health care in developing countries and to expand education in key disease areas together with global medical society leaders. Miami, Florida, United States – The Society for Worldwide Medical Exchange (SWME), a global non-profit organization dedicated to the medical education of Health Care Providers, […]
IMEX Association Day programme announced – New education content devised and delivered by association executives for association executives
With the international, award-winning meetings, incentive travel and events industry trade show, IMEX in Frankfurt, just two months away, the IMEX Group has announced the full education line-up for its hallmark Association Day, which takes place at the Messe Frankfurt Congress Center on Monday 20th May.
INTERNATIONAL PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATION APPOINTS THE MCI AND AFEA JOINT VENTURE AS THE PCO PARTNER FOR THE 2016 IPA CONGRESS IN VANCOUVER
MCI and AFEA announced that they will be working with the International Pediatric Association to produce its triennial Congress scheduled to take place in Vancouver in 2016.
ABTS CONVENTION SERVICES SPONSORS THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION’S 2013 TOUR DE CURE® SIGNATURE BICYCLE RIDE
ABTS teams up with the Tour de Cure® in the fight to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. MIAMI, FL (March 7, 2013) – ABTS Convention Services (ABTS), a global company specializing in serving major medical association meetings in the U.S, sponsored the American Diabetes Association […]
MCI Group to Support Inaugural Association Day and Contribute to Corporate Travel Education Programme at IT&CM Events
Each Association Day expected to welcome some 40 international and local Association buyers
Keynote Speaker confirmed The Great Association Debate returns Celebrating its 25th anniversary, EIBTM is lining up 3 days of education and networking for this year’s Association Programme with highlights that include the return of the Great Association Debate and a keynote about the importance and value of certification to members and the industry. All of […]
International Association Meetings Market Remains Resilient and Positive Despite Tougher Financial Pressures
The results from the latest survey jointly carried out by ICCA and the IMEX Group into how major international association meetings are faring, continue to paint a positive picture for this most resilient sector in the meetings industry, despite tougher financial pressures. 84 international association hosted buyers who attended the recent 10th IMEX in Frankfurt […]
The British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) has signed a two year deal to host its annual summer meeting at Harrogate International Centre (HIC) – a deal worth £120,000. The event will bring 500 visitors to the town during the four day meeting, contributing more than £500,000 to the local economy. The summer meeting is the […]
UniSpace Sunderland has secured a contract with Swedish-based Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics International Association to host its two-day annual Maintenance Performance Measurement and Management (MPMM) conference in September 2012, bringing the event to the UK for the first time ever. The win marks the first international event secured by UniSpace, which launched to the national and international […]
ABTS Global Expansion Continues with the newly formed Meetings & Conventions Department in Belgrade Serbia
MIAMI, Florida, April, 2012 – ABTS Convention Services, (ABTS) a global company headquartered in Miami with offices in Rome, San Francisco and Belgrade which exclusively represents over 15 major U.S. medical associations, announces the expansion of a newly formed Meetings & Conventions department in its Belgrade location. “We are very proud to extend our company’s […]
The U.S. Parachute Association reports that the breathtaking sport of skydiving continued to grow in 2011 and is poised to thrill even more jumpers throughout Leap Year 2012. Last year, more than a half million people took the leap for the first time at some 200 USPA-affiliated skydiving centers across the country. Whether to cross an item off their […]
This year’s EIBTM Association Programme is focused on issues and objectives highlighted by executives from the industry as key to their learning and development. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the EIBTM Association Programme (www.eibtm.com) organised by Reed Travel Exhibitions, in conjunction with Gallus Events, will, as a result of this research, address member growth and retention, […]
Oct. 11, 2011 – Las Vegas, NV– 200 association meeting planners from across the US and 20 countries around the world came together yesterday for a power-packed afternoon and evening program of learning and networking as part of the first ever IMEX America Association Day. The event, which is unique to IMEX, was supported by […]
Helping Spread Word of Value of IMEX Hosted Buyer Program with Members Representing 47,000 Industry Professionals Continuing to add to the business and educational impact that IMEX America will bring attendees, show organizers today announced the addition of a partnership with The Association Forum of Chicagoland. The new exhibition for the worldwide meetings, events and […]
Washington, D.C. – David Huether, senior vice president of economics and research at the U.S. Travel Association, provides analysis on today’s Labor Department employment report: “Employment in the travel industry edged down 3,000 in May 2011, the first monthly decline in six months. Still, over the past year, travel jobs increased by 107,200, which accounted for 12.3 […]