World Travel Market 2014, the leading global event for the travel industry, has been voted UKinbound’s Travel Trade Event of the Year at the association’s Gala Dinner for a remarkable fifth year in succession.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Conference Of Minority Transportation Officials Selects SmithBucklin for Full-Service Association Management
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]