Tag: Event

ibtm America 2016 ‘Techcollective’ set to include education sessions on hot topics within the Event Technology industry

| June 8, 2016
ibtm America 2016 ‘Techcollective’ set to include education sessions on hot topics within the Event Technology industry

ibtm america 2016 (www.ibtmamerica.com), taking place from June 15-17 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee, has announced that the TECHCollective, the newly launched area located in the Central Hub, will include bite-sized education sessions held by leading event technology providers such as Bizzabo, etouches, Brightbox, Hubvents, DAHLIA+ and Meetoo.

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The Meetings Show – bigger than ever

| June 2, 2016
The Meetings Show – bigger than ever

  The Meetings Show will host more than 650 meetings industry exhibitors from around the world from 14-16 June, 2016, making it the largest show of its type in the UK.  For many of the exhibitors The Meetings Show is their only face to face marketing platform in the UK, making it a unique opportunity […]

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More than 2 million people pledge to run on Global Running Day

| June 1, 2016
More than 2 million people pledge to run on Global Running Day

More than two million people from around the world have pledged to run on Global Running Day on Wednesday (June 1, 2016).

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Electoral Commission appoints Event Connections to deliver accreditation services for the EU Referendum National Count Event

| June 1, 2016
Electoral Commission appoints Event Connections to deliver accreditation services for the EU Referendum National Count Event

Event Connections has been appointed to manage and deliver accreditation services for the EU Referendum National Result Event on behalf of the Electoral Commission.

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Top brands back WIT’s first event in London

| May 31, 2016
Top brands back WIT’s first event in London

As the European travel market matures, there is no doubt that the new frontier for Europe’s leading travel brands resides in Asia which, in 2016, became the world’s largest travel market by region with total gross bookings of US$406b, according to Phocuswright’s Asia Pacific Online Travel Overview Eighth Edition.

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ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter launches healthy meetings lunch seminar

| May 27, 2016
ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter launches healthy meetings lunch seminar

ICCA UK and Ireland Chapter today announces the launch of a lunch seminar at this year’s Meetings Show, which will look at healthy meetings and food trends of the future.

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ibtm America 2016 ‘Techcollective’ will introduce the latest concepts in Event Technology

| May 25, 2016
ibtm America 2016 ‘Techcollective’ will introduce the latest concepts in Event Technology

95% of corporate meeting and event planners want to see more technology companies at ibtm america 2016 95% of industry suppliers are satisfied with ibtm america

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Kent Event Centre welcomes 3,000 visitors for Kent Vision LIVE 2016 

| May 24, 2016
Kent Event Centre welcomes 3,000 visitors for Kent Vision LIVE 2016 

Kent Event Centre today announces that it welcomed 3,000 visitors to the recent Kent Vision LIVE 2016 exhibition, organised by Revolution Events, which took place at the venue for the ninth year in a row.

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1st WINETOURISM Congress

| May 24, 2016
1st WINETOURISM Congress

14-16 October 2016, Santorini, Petros M. Nomikos Conference Center

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IBTM America 2016 set to provide valuable business connections with impressive Line-Up of Global Hosted Buyers

| May 9, 2016
IBTM America 2016 set to provide valuable business connections with impressive Line-Up of Global Hosted Buyers

81% of Hosted Buyers looking to place business internationally

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Arabian Travel Market 2016 opens

| April 24, 2016
Arabian Travel Market 2016 opens

Over 26,000 visitors expected to attend Middle East’s largest travel trade event with 2,800 confirmed exhibitors, 64 national pavilions, over 50 seminar and technology theatre sessions, and several new show features including the launch of the first ever Wellness & Spa Lounge and ATM Global Stage

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WTM Connect Asia lines up top Chinese Hosted Buyers

| April 20, 2016
WTM Connect Asia lines up top Chinese Hosted Buyers

WTM Connect Asia is due to open its doors for the first time in 5 weeks, marking World Travel Market’s arrival in South East Asia. The ‘pod’ event will be taking place in Penang, known as the cultural melting pot of Malaysia.

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IMEX Association Day is all very relevant for delegates

| April 19, 2016
IMEX Association Day is all very relevant for delegates

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.

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IMEX Group supports Global Meetings Industry Day before its own global industry gathering

| April 13, 2016
IMEX Group supports Global Meetings Industry Day before its own global industry gathering

The IMEX Group is not only pledging its support for the first Global Meetings Industry Day on Thursday 14 April, its team has contributed to the Day’s anthem.

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Associations World Congress organiser announces new brand name

| April 11, 2016
Associations World Congress organiser announces new brand name

 Damian Hutt, Executive Director of Associations Network which organises the Associations World Congress, today announces the organisation has changed its name to the Society of Association Executives to better reflect the organisation’s service level of a professional society.

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World Travel Awards lands in Zanzibar ahead of Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

| April 7, 2016
World Travel Awards lands in Zanzibar ahead of Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

Zanzibar, April 7th, 2016 World Travel Awards (WTA) has landed on the paradise island of Zanzibar ahead of the Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2016.

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Flight bookings surge for Rio Olympics

| March 29, 2016
Flight bookings surge for Rio Olympics

According to a study produced for the Rio Convention & Visitors Bureau, flight bookings to Rio have risen dramatically for the Olympic games – 322% ahead of where they were at the same time last year, with the largest number of sports fans coming from the US and Argentina.

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Sir Rocco Forte to headline first ATM 2016 Leaders Breakfast

| March 23, 2016
Sir Rocco Forte to headline first ATM 2016 Leaders Breakfast

Luxury hotelier and forthright hospitality veteran, to address key regional players from the travel and tourism sector during inaugural closed-door networking event

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The Meetings Show to deliver greater supplier sourcing opportunities for buyers

| March 23, 2016
The Meetings Show to deliver greater supplier sourcing opportunities for buyers

  With 33% of exhibitors new for 2016 and a further 26% increasing the size of their stands, exhibitor commitment is already significantly higher than 2015.  In particular, The Meetings Show has responded to research that highlights the primary reason for buyer attendance is the sourcing of new suppliers, by developing a comprehensive exhibitor list […]

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Buyers from more than 20 different countries qualified for WTM Connect Asia

| March 22, 2016
Buyers from more than 20 different countries qualified for WTM Connect Asia

WTM Connect Asia 2016 brings together suppliers of South East Asia and international travel product to meet with South East Asian, Chinese and international Hosted Buyers.

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Tech start-ups present their solutions for the meetings industry at #IMEXpitch

| March 22, 2016
Tech start-ups present their solutions for the meetings industry at #IMEXpitch

Five technology start-ups from across the world have the opportunity to showcase their products to an audience of event professionals at IMEX in Frankfurt this year.

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Leading experts and humanoid robots at ITB Berlin

| February 29, 2016
Leading experts and humanoid robots at ITB Berlin

Leading figures representing tourism, politics, industry and the world’s largest tourism convention – ChihiraKanae, Toshiba’s humanoid robot, is eagerly awaited – admission is free for trade visitors at ITB Berlin

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ITB Grand Finale 2016

| February 12, 2016
ITB Grand Finale 2016

Exotic music, rhythms and dances at the grand finale of the world’s largest travel trade show

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YIG at ITB Berlin: the classic event for school trips and youth travel

| January 26, 2016

Latest youth travel topics at ITB Berlin – first Social Media Travel Youth Award – launch of the Speed Dating event with youth travel buyers – fascinating projects for families and pupils on the weekend in Hall 4.1

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ITB Berlin 2016: High demand boosts international attendance

| January 21, 2016

Bookings are stable compared to last year – many halls at the World’s Leading Travel Trade Show are already booked up – big increase in exhibitors from Asia, Africa, the Arab countries, North America and Europe – Travel Technology is booming

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Record-breaking number of powerful decision-makers headed towards Copenhagen

| January 20, 2016
Record-breaking number of powerful decision-makers headed towards Copenhagen

Tomorrow, decision-makers working with the world’s largest medical and clean-tech congresses arrive in Copenhagen. A total of 86 executives – a record high number – will gather at the AC Forum, the Annual Meeting of the Association and Conference Forum.

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IBTM ARABIA TO CONNECT ELITE MICE INDUSTRY SUPPLIERS AND BUYERS IN DYNAMIC THREE-DAY EVENT

| January 6, 2016
IBTM ARABIA TO CONNECT ELITE MICE INDUSTRY SUPPLIERS AND BUYERS IN DYNAMIC THREE-DAY EVENT

This year ibtm arabia 2016 will take place from 9th to 11th of February at The Jumeirah at Etihad Towers on the famous promenade of Abu Dhabi with views of the Arabian Gulf and Cityscape.

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Visitlondon.com teams up with Pinterest for a season of festive pinning this Christmas

| December 2, 2015
Visitlondon.com teams up with Pinterest for a season of festive pinning this Christmas

London’s official visitor guide, VisitLondon.com, has teamed up visual bookmarking site Pinterest as part of a new campaign “Christmas London Moments”, which aims to increase audience interaction with festive content across VisitLondon.com and its social media platforms.

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WTM London 2015 Conference and Events Sees a Record 18,000 Attendees

| December 2, 2015
WTM London 2015 Conference and Events Sees a Record 18,000 Attendees

World Travel Market London 2015’s Conference and Event programme experienced a 6.2% increase smashing through the 18,000 barrier for the first time.

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 Business boom as ibtm world sets the agenda for the industry in 2016 and beyond

| November 23, 2015
 Business boom as ibtm world sets the agenda for the industry in 2016 and beyond

Closing the year on a massive high – the world connects in Barcelona “ibtm world is the event that gathers the most players worldwide”

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ANNE WALLIN RØDVEN RECEIVES IBTM WORLD 2015 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

| November 18, 2015
ANNE WALLIN RØDVEN RECEIVES IBTM WORLD 2015 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Anne Wallin Rødven, former Convention Director of VisitOSLO was presented with the ibtm world 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Meetings Leadership Summit (www.ibtmworld.com), which took place at the El Born Centre Cultural on Monday, November 16th.

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World Ski Awards lands in Kitzbühel ahead of Gala Ceremony 2015

| November 18, 2015
World Ski Awards lands in Kitzbühel ahead of Gala Ceremony 2015

Kitzbühel, November 18th, 2015 World Ski Awards has touched down in the Austrian Alps ahead of the Gala Ceremony 2015, this year to be hosted at A-ROSA Kitzbühel on November 21st.

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Melios Balkana Mama at the Athens International Airport!

| November 16, 2015
Melios Balkana Mama at the Athens International Airport!

Melios Balkana Mama “land” at the Athens International Airport to “swing us off our feet” with an explosive live in Balkan Swing rhythms! Friday 20 November at 12.30, Departures Level – Airport’s Shopping Center – Open Access Area

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IN PICTURES: Royal Opera House acts as backdrop for another MINDblowing event by Business Events Denmark

| November 16, 2015
IN PICTURES: Royal Opera House acts as backdrop for another MINDblowing event by Business Events Denmark

The Danish way of thinking is that planning a great meeting is very much like planning a great performance. To excite and engage an audience, you need a great story, an impactful setting and the best performers! 

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The ‘Philoxenia’ – ‘Hotelia’ – ‘Polis’ triptych as the epicenter of tourism and regional development

| November 10, 2015
The ‘Philoxenia’ – ‘Hotelia’ – ‘Polis’ triptych as the epicenter of tourism and regional development

The pulse of the domestic and international tourism industry will be racing at the Philoxenia and Hotelia exhibitions, to be held at Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre from 12 to 15 November 2015, along with the 10th Polis, which will bring together participants representing the entire field of local government from all over Greece.

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The future of Greek tourism at the ‘Philoxenia’ & ‘Hotelia’ exhibitions

| November 10, 2015
The future of Greek tourism at the ‘Philoxenia’ & ‘Hotelia’ exhibitions

The exhibition duo of ‘Philoxenia’ and ‘Hotelia’, to be held from 12 to 15 November at Thessaloniki International Exhibition Centre alongside the 10th ‘Polis’ International Exhibition for Local Government, Public and Social Sector & Private Enterprises, aims at sending a message of growth and upgrading of the country’s tourism product.

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GROWING DEMAND WITNESSED FROM MIDDLE EAST BUYERS LOOKING TO PLACE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AT IBTM ARABIA

| November 9, 2015
GROWING DEMAND WITNESSED FROM MIDDLE EAST BUYERS LOOKING TO PLACE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AT IBTM ARABIA

ibtm arabia 2016 (www.ibtmarabia.com) is expecting to expand its MICE event for the region in 2016 as the rapid pace of change continues to have an impact on the growth of the sector.

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London looks ahead to another world-class year

| November 9, 2015
London looks ahead to another world-class year

VisitLondon.com, the official city guide for the capital, highlights the very best of what’s in store for visitors to London next year.

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Delegates check in for aviation keynote address at WTM London day three

| November 5, 2015
Delegates check in for aviation keynote address at WTM London day three

The airline sector was in the spotlight on the third day of World Travel Market London 2015 – the leading global event for the travel industry.

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It’s party time! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns for a Second Year

| October 14, 2015
It’s party time! WTM London’s Festival Programme Returns for a Second Year

An array of exhibitors will be partying in style during WTM London’s Festival programme on Wednesday November 4.

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