Irina Bokova, the Director-General of UNESCO, has named Athens World Book Capital for 2018 on the recommendation of the programme’s Advisory Committee.
The business school promoted by the leaders of the tourism sector, JSF Travel & Tourism School, gets off the ground in 2017 with two top management programmes
Health and wellbeing, diversity and sustainability feature in the new Inspiration Hub at IMEX in Frankfurt
A new dedicated Health and Wellbeing track and seminars in English and German on sustainability and diversity are among the features of the restyled education programme at IMEX in Frankfurt from 19 to 21 May.
Working with millennials, managing an association during a crisis, and how to best use data are just some of the key topics to be explored at this year’s IMEX Association Day on Monday 18 May 2015.
As part of its programme of Emiratisation, Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) recently honoured 30 new UAE nationals graduating to work in the hospitality and tourism industry. The graduates recently completed “START”, DTCM’s vocational programme and were honored at an awards ceremony held at Mina A’Salam’s Madinat Jumeirah which was attended by […]
Following 28 successful years of ECM Summer School, European Cities Marketing is exporting the unbeaten concept to emerging destinations in non-European continents/regions like Asia, Africa, South America or the Gulf. “European Cities Marketing offers a know-how transfer operation for the education of Meeting Industry professionals in destinations looking towards a global positioning. The ECM Academy […]
IMEX in Frankfurt Attendees Learn How to Think & Act Like Google, Disney & Other Innovation Powerhouses
Frankfurt – As attendees flooded the floor for the first day of IMEX in Frankfurt some went straight to the CIC Inspiration Centre to learn how they can adopt and foster more innovation in their own thinking and in their business strategies. This packed session, led by Kevin White Chief Strategist and CEO of event […]
The Virtual Edge Institute (VEI) is bringing back their popular Virtual Edge Summit May 21, 2014. The Summit delivers premier education to meetings professionals who produce hybrid or digital meetings. Attendees will participate virtually in an online environment with facilitated discussions occurring throughout each of the 5 sessions. Summit attendees will have the opportunity to […]
Dubai, 23 Feb 2014: The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world’s leading hospitality business management schools and a part of the global luxury hotel company Jumeirah Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with award-winning CMH – International Hospitality Management School (CMH), based in Paris, France.
Another in a series of educational seminars organized by Prague Convention Bureau, this year on “Trends and Key Drivers for Success in the Meeting Industry”,
Results will be presented at 2013 Show (19-21 November)
IMEX targets corporate planners and senior executives with launch of new education event – Exclusively Corporate @ IMEX
IMEX in Frankfurt 2013 will see the launch of a new education and networking event designed specifically for corporate meeting planners and senior corporate executives.
Technology, Hybrid Events, Sustainability and Global Industry Research confirmed as leading themes Key Industry Figures Set to Support EIBTM Online Education Week
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, today celebrates the launch of its 150th IHG Academy in China. The global IHG Academy Programme partners with community organisations and education providers in local markets, to offer skills development and improve employment prospects of the local population. The IHG Academy Programme has grown rapidly […]
New report identifies opportunities to design more innovative meetings for better performance January 10 2013, CHICAGO: A new guide commissioned by the PCMA Education Foundation uses a collection of behavioural science studies curated by psychologists to determine what can enhance the value of face-to-face experiences for both attendees and planners.
7 January 13, Chicago: The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) will unveil plans to further strengthen its foothold in Europe as the leader in Education as part of its greater global strategy at a press conference at its Convening Leaders event next week (13-16 January). The announcement follows recent European activity from the association including, […]
Value-added education program makes the second edition of IMEX America a hotter business ticket than ever
Over the past 12 months organizers of IMEX America, the biggest trade show in the US for the meetings, incentive travel and events industry, have focused on enhancing the winning formula of business-building, value, networking and education that saw the trade show launch to such positive effect last year. As the second edition of the […]
Dubai, 3 September 2012: The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, one of the world’s leading business hospitality management school and a part of Jumeirah Group, is hosting the 6th International Panel of Experts (IPoE) Forum 2012 from 18 20 November 2012. This annual Forum is the signature event of The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism […]
Some of the hotel industry’s most knowledgeable and experienced leaders will be sharing their expertise at a number of hotel-focused seminars at this year’s World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry. The event, which runs from Monday 5 November to Thursday 8 November, is well known for the quality of […]
Find Your Niche in Sarawak- ICCA Asia Pacific Educational Seminar to give participants an edge in the meetings industry
KUCHING, June 2012: The ICCA Asia Pacific Educational Seminar (APES) is held in conjunction with the annual ICCA Asia Pacific Chapter Client/ Supplier Business Workshop, which will take place from the 4th to 6th July 2012 at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK). The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Asia Pacific Chapter organise the […]
Wednesday 22 May, 08.45 at IMEX, Frankfurt The IAPCO / IPCAA Seminar “How do you fit into the healthcare congress stakeholder chain?” is certain to cause controversy and perhaps even discord ! Martin Jensen, of H. Lundbeck, representing ICPAA, will review, amongst others; Would you listen to what a convention bureau has to say? Is there a trend […]
“Vilnius Convention Bureau was proud to host the first IAPCO National Seminar in the country believing that this exceptional training opportunity would provide a substantial amount of practical information and invaluable knowledge to the participants” said Jolanta Beniulienė, Director, Vilnius Convention Bureau. High ranking presenters from the industry shared their knowledge and expertise with the […]
Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) brought together an impressive ensemble of experienced world-class speakers, namely Mathias Posch, President of the International Conference Services (ICS) Canada, Sarah Storie-Pugh, Administrator, IAPCO, and André Vietor, Managing Director of Viajes Iberia Congresos, Spain, to share their knowledge bringing a wealth of practical experience on a range of hot […]
The University of Brighton and the Institute of Travel and Meetings (ITM) recently held the first ever “Travel Professionals of Tomorrow” conference to encourage more students to think about a career in the travel industry. Over 100 sixth form students from across Sussex and Surrey attended the event investigating the changing nature of the travel […]
115 delegates participated in the ECM Autumn Meeting. The meeting was hosted by the city of Bilbao, Spain, from 16th to 19th November 2011 and the seminar topic focussed on best practice in city marketing approaches, methods, projects and processes that have proven themselves over time and can therefore serve as role models. Garry White, […]
The new live Future Events Experience at EIBTM (www.eibtm.com) will deliver a number of business, education and networking opportunities to deliver insight into how future conferences and meetings will be run. Located near the Internet Café and EIBTM Lecture Theatre, the Future Events Experience (Stand P350) is tipped to be the most visited new feature […]
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings revealed that seven universities in London are listed in the top 200 – more than any other city in the world. London’s academic offering for international students now extends across a range of subjects from business to science and fashion to technology. With over 105,000 international students from […]
Lead associations announce collaboration for education HBAA and Eventia have announced collaboration in the field of education, recognising the individual strengths & benefits provided by each Association within this area. The collaboration aims to extend and enhance the member benefits of both specialist industry bodies: the HBAA are renowned for delivering an excellent annual ‘Training […]
Dubai : The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management (EAHM), one of the world’s leading hospitality management schools and a part of the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company, Jumeirah Group, is now accredited in both Australia and the UK. The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE), an Australian-based accreditation body, has reviewed the […]
Leeds Metropolitan University to undertake multi-year research project Dallas, TX – Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has commissioned Leeds Metropolitan University to manage a three year study into the importance and value of corporate social responsibility (CSR) to the meeting and event industry. This study, the most comprehensive of its kind ever undertaken, intends to bring new insights into […]
The IAPCO Seminar presented by Roslyn McLeod, MD, arinex ltd pty and Esther Assous, Events Manager, World LP Gas Association, drew a large and controversial audience on the topic of Insourcing or Outsourcing Conference Management. Albeit a constant dilemma for Associations, “there is a common denominator” says Roslyn McLeod “which is where the glass house […]
Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) has announced that it is to sponsor the ICCA Education programme at the 50th annual conference in Leipzig this October. With an anticipated audience of over 1000 senior delegates from the international meetings industry, this is an important anniversary and a milestone date. “ RTE has been a long supporter and […]
ABTA’s Destination Services Manager, Angie Hills, Donna Boucher ABTA Destination Services coordinator and Health & Safety expert Ian Greaves from IGI have returned from running a ten day health and safety seminar tour in Turkey’s most popular resorts. The collaborative project, supported by the Turkish Tourist Office, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Transport trained […]
European Cities Marketing will be staging its renowned ECM Summer School between August 27-31 2011. This is the 25th edition and, as such, it will be a very special ‘quarter of a century’ anniversary. Cracow, Poland, will be the host, and the participants will have an excellent opportunity to see the city and experience its […]
Dubai April, 2011: The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, one of the world’s leading hospitality management schools and part of Jumeirah Group, recently signed a cooperation agreement with the Beijing Hospitality Institute. The agreement establishes an academic exchange programme between The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management and Beijing Hospitality Institute – a specialist university certified […]
Business Value of Meetings research revealed at AIBTM unlike previous studies Initial findings from an intensive 18-month study into the business value of meetings and best practices amongst industry professionals around the world are yielding unique findings that will shape not only the study report, but also future content development on this topic. Chief researcher […]
The London City Airport University Prize Scheme (UPS), which aims to increase management potential within local boroughs, is now inviting applications from students for 2011. London City Airport is seeking young people who are planning to start university in September 2011 and are studying a subject relevant to the airport business, such as transport, tourism, business, […]
The International School of Hospitality Announces Five Week Summer Studies Program in Las Vegas, Nevada
5-week summer hospitality certificate programs in event planning, meeting planning, wedding planning, concierge, hotel operations and human resources. Offered in Las Vegas, featuring small classes, practical learning, networking and site visits. Hospitality summer programs at TISOH are practical, involve distinguished industry professionals, and use Las Vegas as a learning laboratory. The International School of Hospitality […]