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Registration Opens for the European Association Summit 2014

| February 14, 2014
Registration Opens for the European Association Summit 2014

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.

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International associations anticipate strong meetings growth in 2014

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

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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EIBTM 2013 Association knowledge programme set to attract over 300 Meeting Planners

| August 14, 2013 | 0 Comments
EIBTM 2013 Association knowledge programme set to attract over 300 Meeting Planners

Register for Association Hosted Buyer Programme at www.eibtm.com/association 

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The Iberian Chapter of ICCA steps up its presence in the sector’s professional forums

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Iberian Chapter of ICCA (International Congress and Conventions Association),

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3rd Edition of IMEX America Gearing Up with Association Focus Announcement

| June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
3rd Edition of IMEX America Gearing Up with Association Focus Announcement

 – Smart Monday’s ‘conference within a conference’

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Society For Worldwide Medical Exchange Expands Global Medical Education Programs Under The Leadership Of Renowned Clinical Development Executive

| June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments
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, [...]

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Association Study tour in Budapest

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Association Study tour in Budapest

The Hungarian Convention Bureau organized for the second time a successful MICE study tour for 8 Association professionals between 20-23 March, 2013 in Budapest.

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IMEX Association Day programme announced – New education content devised and delivered by association executives for association executives

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
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.

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INTERNATIONAL PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATION APPOINTS THE MCI AND AFEA JOINT VENTURE AS THE PCO PARTNER FOR THE 2016 IPA CONGRESS IN VANCOUVER

| March 26, 2013 | 0 Comments
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.

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ABTS CONVENTION SERVICES SPONSORS THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION’S 2013 TOUR DE CURE® SIGNATURE BICYCLE RIDE

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
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 [...]

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MCI Group to Support Inaugural Association Day and Contribute to Corporate Travel Education Programme at IT&CM Events

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Each Association Day expected to welcome some 40 international and local Association buyers

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EIBTM 25 – ASSOCIATION PROGRAMME LINE UP ANNOUNCED

| October 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
EIBTM 25 – ASSOCIATION PROGRAMME LINE UP ANNOUNCED

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 [...]

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International Association Meetings Market Remains Resilient and Positive Despite Tougher Financial Pressures

| August 17, 2012
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 [...]

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British Association for Psychopharmacology signs two year deal with HIC

| April 30, 2012
British Association for Psychopharmacology signs two year deal with HIC

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 [...]

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UniSpace Sunderland secures Swedish association conference for first time in UK

| April 27, 2012
UniSpace Sunderland secures Swedish association conference for first time in UK

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 [...]

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ABTS Global Expansion Continues with the newly formed Meetings & Conventions Department in Belgrade Serbia

| April 12, 2012

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 [...]

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Skydivers Jump into Leap Year! U.S. Parachute Association Reports Strong and Safe 2011

| January 29, 2012

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 [...]

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EIBTM ASSOCIATION PROGRAMME STRATEGICALLY ALIGNED TO ADDRESS KEY INDUSTRY ISSUES

| October 31, 2011
EIBTM ASSOCIATION PROGRAMME STRATEGICALLY ALIGNED TO ADDRESS KEY INDUSTRY ISSUES

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, [...]

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IMEX America Association Day kicks off debut show with strong energy and powerful business focus

| October 11, 2011

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 [...]

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Association Forum of Chicagoland partners with IMEX America

| June 17, 2011
Association Forum of Chicagoland partners with IMEX America

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 [...]

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U.S. Travel Analysis on May 2011 Jobless Rate

| June 5, 2011

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 [...]

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Congrex Belgium achieves AMC Institute re-accreditation

| May 16, 2011
Congrex Belgium achieves AMC Institute re-accreditation

Congrex announced that it has been AMC Institute re-accredited by AMC Institute, the global trade association representing the Association Management Industry. Among 500-plus Association Management Companies (AMC) worldwide, fewer than 60 have achieved AMC Institute Accreditation, demonstrating the commitment and the ability to deliver the highest level of professional management services to association and not-for-profit [...]

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Surgeons sign for ACC Liverpool until 2020

| April 27, 2011
Surgeons sign for ACC Liverpool until 2020

The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI) has committed to holding its annual International Surgical Congress at ACC Liverpool, home to BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena, on a 3-year rotating contract until 2020. Following ASGBI’s successful 90th anniversary Congress in 2010 at the venue, the Association has confirmed it will return [...]

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The Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials Selects SmithBucklin for Full-Service Association Management

| April 22, 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 22, 2011 – The Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) announced it has selected SmithBucklin, the world’s largest association management and professional services company, as its full-service association management partner. COMTO is the nation’s only multi-modal advocacy organization for minority professionals and businesses in the transportation industry. COMTO’s headquarters will remain [...]

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NEW ROTTERDAM ASSOCIATION SYMPOSIUM A FORMULA FOR SUCCESS

| April 12, 2011

The first Rotterdam Association Symposium, held this Thursday in culture and conference centre Podium O 950, was a resounding success. In total, 45 organisers from the scientific and medical sector and the association world met to exchange knowledge in an open setting on all the aspects involved in organising and recruiting national and international congresses [...]

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Global Business Travel Conference Coming to New York City April 10 – 12 2011

| April 4, 2011

Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) Unites the World’s Top Travel Authorities For the first time in New York City, the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) Global Education Conference will host the world’s leading business travel education and networking event on April 10-12, 2011, at the New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square. ACTE [...]

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Future Convention Cities Initiative (FCCI) to Play a Key Role in IMEX Politician’s Forum and FCCI Members Advise National and Local Political Leaders during First FCCI Action Forum – Seoul

| April 4, 2011

FCCI’s seven members launch strategic research agenda, present to Meetings Industry Global Leadership Forum and advise Korean Tourism Minister and Mayor of Seoul The Future Convention Cities Initiative (FCCI) announced today that it is to play a key role in the IMEX Politician’s Forum in Frankfurt and reported the successful completion of its First Action [...]

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Marriott Opens Doors for Women Leaders

| April 3, 2011
Marriott Opens Doors for Women Leaders

National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) Recognizes Marriott Marriott International, Inc. was recently  recognized by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) as one of the Top 50 Companies For Women in 2011.  Marriott was ranked in the top 10, and was selected for offering the policies and practices that encourage women’s advancement. Today, women hold [...]

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AACVB Takes JMIC Membership to Thirteen International Associations

| April 3, 2011
AACVB Takes JMIC Membership to Thirteen International Associations

Leigh Harry, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC)  announced that AACVB (the Asian Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus) has now joined the Council, taking its membership of major international industry organizations to thirteen. “The addition of AACVB to our Council further enhances JMIC’s ability to fully represent the global meetings industry at [...]

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Participate in the Industry’s Top-rated Educational Experience

| March 29, 2011
Participate in the Industry’s Top-rated Educational Experience

The 2011 Global Education Conference in New York City, 10-12 April will feature top-level education on each day, including keynote presentations addressing macro-level issues impacting business and society, and education sessions offering seek and find opportunities that put you in the driver’s seat, engaging directly with thought leaders and subject matter experts. Keynote Presenters The [...]

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THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION MARKET VISITS FIBES AND ITS NEW CONFERENCE CENTRE ON A FAMILIARISATION TRIP

| March 29, 2011
THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION MARKET VISITS FIBES AND ITS NEW CONFERENCE CENTRE ON A FAMILIARISATION TRIP

Seville Conference and Exhibition Centre, FIBES, in a joint action with Seville Congress & Convention Bureau, SCCB, on March 23rd – 25th 2011, organised a Familiarisation Trip aimed at a group of PCOs and a number of international scope European Societies in charge of managing large congresses and meetings. It is in fact one of [...]

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ICCA Activities at GIBTM (Stand J113)

| March 16, 2011
ICCA Activities at GIBTM (Stand J113)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 28-39 March 2011 ICCA is one of the most prominent organisations in the world of international meetings. It is the only organisation that comprises a membership representing the main specialists in organising, transporting and accommodating international events. With over 900 member companies and organisations in 86 countries worldwide, it is the [...]

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French Association of Travel Managers Broadens Its Horizons

| March 15, 2011

Via Partnership with the Association of Corporate Travel Executives; Organizations will use their combined resources to better serve international markets (PARIS – March 15, 2011) The French Association of Travel Managers (AFTM), the largest travel management organization in France, has renewed its relationship with the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE), the leading non-profit business [...]

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ABPCO hosts inaugural Scottish event at the Beardmore Hotel and Conference Centre

| March 7, 2011

Following a successful ABPCO annual conference in Manchester earlier this year, the Association will be holding its spring event at the Beardmore Hotel and Conference Centre in Glasgow this week. The forum, which will take place on Friday 11th March 2011 from 9.30am – 3.30pm and is open to ABPCO members and non members, will [...]

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One Red Paperclip

| March 6, 2011

Speaking at the 42nd IAPCO Annual Meeting in Quebec, British Columbian, Kyle MacDonald traded one red paperclip for one house. “Everything is achievable if you put your mind to it” he insisted. Inspired by “Bigger and Better,” a game he played as a child, Kyle told IAPCO members how he came up with the idea [...]

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ABPCO supports BVEP challenge to Tourism Minister on Visit Britain cuts

| March 6, 2011

ABPCO, the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers, has come out in staunch support of Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) in challenging the recent government decision to cut Visit Britain’s activity in the global business tourism market. The planned cuts will see Visit Britain significantly reduce its overseas presence and hand over the majority [...]

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Hotel Booking Agents Association warns of licensing system for large events in 2012

| March 6, 2011

Concerns over traffic congestion, crowd control and security in 2012 has prompted the Mayor of London’s office to launch a licensing system for every event or meeting taking place in London that attracts over 500 people, the HBAA has reminded its members. Corporates, agents and venues organising or hosting annually occurring events or one-off initiatives [...]

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ASTA Webinar Helps Agents Capitalize on Medical Tourism Trend

| February 11, 2011
ASTA Webinar Helps Agents Capitalize on Medical Tourism Trend

Alexandria, Va., Feb. 7, 2011- According to the Medical Tourism Association and Deloitte, an international accounting and consulting firm, as many as 1.6 million Americans could be traveling in 2012 for medical tourism and spending billions of dollars in the process. To help its members capitalize on the growing trend of medical tourism, ASTA is [...]

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ITTFA Launches Incubator Programme

| February 10, 2011
ITTFA Launches Incubator Programme

ITTFA, the International Tourism Trade Fairs Association, has launched an innovative programme to support and develop new travel trade shows around the globe. ITTFA is dedicated to the continual development of the travel trade show industry, increasing participation and setting high standards across Europe and worldwide. Changes to entry requirements and the annual fee structure [...]

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Michel Prokop is now member of the IACC Executive Advisory Board

| February 9, 2011
Michel Prokop is now member of the IACC Executive Advisory Board

Michel Prokop (51), General Manager Dolce Bad Nauheim and Vice President Development Germany, Austria, Switzerland of the international hotel group Dolce has been elected non executive board member for IACC Europe (International Association of Conference Centers). He represents Germany at this committee. This was the decision of the last IACC advisory board meeting, which took [...]

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