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Increasing business optimism at biggest ever IMEX

| May 21, 2015
Increasing business optimism at biggest ever IMEX

Frankfurt, Thursday 21 May 2015. A mood of optimism is evident throughout the worldwide meetings industry after three days doing brisk business, networking and learning at IMEX in Frankfurt which closed today.

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Brain benefits and battling giants – busy, lively, interactive education

| May 21, 2015
Brain benefits and battling giants – busy, lively, interactive education

The brain benefits of slow meetings were discussed in a lively session led by renowned industry experts Amy Spatrisano and Janet Sperstad from Madison College at the Inspiration Hub today.

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Symantec announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Meeting Award

| May 21, 2015
Symantec announced as the winner of the IMEX 2015 Green Meeting Award

The judges considered applicants on a variety of success measures including environmental impact, economic indicators, commitment to change and commitment to community.

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Tech start-ups for the meeting industry present innovative solutions to win business boost in Event Technology Startup Competition

| May 21, 2015
Tech start-ups for the meeting industry present innovative solutions to win business boost in Event Technology Startup Competition

The most innovative technology startups for the events sector were showcased at the Event Technology Startup Competition at IMEX in Frankfurt.

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IMEX buyers breakfast as Westminster venues come together

| May 20, 2015

Hosted buyers joined key London venues for breakfast at IMEX today to see how events can seamlessly come together in the heart of Westminster.

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Politicians learn how to attract more meetings business at IMEX Politicians Forum

| May 20, 2015
Politicians learn how to attract more meetings business at IMEX Politicians Forum

“How Do I Attract More Meetings and Events to My Destination?” was the engaging theme that drew more than 120 participants including ministers, senior government representatives, policy makers and meetings industry leaders representing 34 destinations to the 13th IMEX Politicians Forum on Tuesday 19 May 2015.

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IMEX15 expansion set to deliver more business opportunities

| May 19, 2015
IMEX15 expansion set to deliver more business opportunities

Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, delivers keynote speech at opening ceremony Frankfurt, Tuesday 19 May 2015 The largest ever IMEX in Frankfurt opened earlier today. 55 new stands including exhibitors from every continent and from every meetings market sector are amongst the 3,500 exhibiting companies who represent over 150 countries. In addition, 20% of existing […]

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Engagement, technology and negotiation enthral corporate buyers at Exclusively Corporate @IMEX

| May 19, 2015
Engagement, technology and negotiation enthral corporate buyers at Exclusively Corporate @IMEX

With a combined annual meetings and events spend of over $270 million, the 80 corporate buyers who came together for the third Exclusively Corporate @IMEX created the most influential gathering yet in this successful yearly series of dedicated education and networking events specifically for corporate meeting and event planners.

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Highly interactive Association Day helps delegates to respond to change and measure positive impacts

| May 19, 2015
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 […]

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Sydney to shine at IMEX Frankfurt

| May 14, 2015

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) will bring a little Sydney sunshine to Europe, exhibiting alongside International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) and Business Events Australia at this year’s IMEX tradeshow, 19-21 May in Frankfurt.

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Leading corporate meetings executives to collaborate at IMEX America 2015 Forum

| April 14, 2015
Leading corporate meetings executives to collaborate at IMEX America 2015 Forum

New executive report shows market growth and ROI demands on the rise

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Health and wellbeing, diversity and sustainability feature in the new Inspiration Hub at IMEX in Frankfurt

| April 9, 2015

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.

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Get creative in the kitchen for IMEX legacy charity

| March 16, 2015
Get creative in the kitchen for IMEX legacy charity

Volunteers needed for charity cooking initiative before IMEX in Frankfurt

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Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP to deliver keynote speech at opening of IMEX in Frankfurt 2015

| February 24, 2015
Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP to deliver keynote speech at opening of IMEX in Frankfurt 2015

One of the world’s foremost business leaders, Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP, the world’s largest business software company, will deliver the keynote speech at the opening ceremony of IMEX in Frankfurt (19 May 2015), the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events.

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Packed education programme set to drive Association Day at IMEX in Frankfurt 2015

| February 16, 2015

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.

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All aspects of business set to flourish at IMEX in Frankfurt

| February 2, 2015

IMEX in Frankfurt 2015, taking place from 19 to 21 May, is on course for further business growth, with a substantial number of new hosted buyer groups confirmed, over 20 new stands already booked representing organisations from all five continents and an extensive range of inspiring new features to help buyers and exhibitors.

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Submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2015 is Now Open

| January 28, 2015
Submissions for PATA Face of the Future 2015 is Now Open

Deadline for Entries is March 2 Picture: Top Row L/R: James Mabey, Senior Director of Development, Marco Polo Hotels, Hong Kong SAR; Soulinnara Ratanavong, Teacher/Trainer at the Lao National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (Lanith) Lao PDR; Silvia Sitou, Head of the Research & Planning Department, Macau Government Tourist Office, Macau SAR; and Justin Malcolm, […]

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IMEX identifies four key trends for 2015

| December 16, 2014
IMEX identifies four key trends for 2015

The IMEX Group, organizers of the annual IMEX in Frankfurt and IMEX America trade shows for the global meetings, incentive travel and events industry, presents a round-up of industry predictions for the year ahead. 1. ‘Play’ gives new meaning to profit 2014 was the year that ‘play’ as a tool for unlocking creativity and new […]

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Another first for IMEX as staff delight at receiving Site’s Richard Ross Award

| December 1, 2014
Another first for IMEX as staff delight at receiving Site’s Richard Ross Award

Staff from IMEX, led by Managing Director Paul Flackett, were delighted to receive the 2014 Richard Ross Past Presidents’ Award during the Site Global Conference in Rotterdam recently. The presentation marked the first time the award has been presented to an organisation rather than an individual.

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IMEX America announces final figures for 2014 show

| November 12, 2014

Final figures have now been published following the successful conclusion of the fourth edition of IMEX America at the Sands Expo® in Las Vegas last month.

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Future Leaders Forum – A Defining Moment for Next-Gen Meeting Professionals – Kicks Off at IMEX America 2014

| October 17, 2014
Future Leaders Forum – A Defining Moment for Next-Gen Meeting Professionals – Kicks Off at IMEX America 2014

Las Vegas, Oct 16 2014 – For more than 105 college students from 24 universities across the United States, Canada and Mexico, the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum (FLF) at IMEX America 2014 is more than just a break from studies – it is a defining career moment in the meetings industry.

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IMEX America’s growth story powers on with biggest show yet

| October 15, 2014
IMEX America’s growth story powers on with biggest show yet

Las Vegas, Oct 14 2014 – IMEX America opened for business at the Sands Expo® in Las Vegas with the announcement that the fourth edition of the trade show for the international meetings, incentive travel and events industry is the biggest yet.

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SmartMonday: “Organising Your Congress in Europe with European Know-How”

| October 10, 2014

“Organising Your Congress in Europe with European Know-How”: European cities to share expertise during Smart Monday, prior to IMEX America

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IMEX America hits new highs and more growth

| October 8, 2014

The fourth edition of IMEX America, the largest trade show for the international meetings, events and incentive travel industry in the US, will be 13 percent bigger when doors open on Oct 14 at the Sands Expo®, Las Vegas.

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IMEX in Frankfurt demonstrates strong business headwind

| October 1, 2014

As IMEX America is about to open a record show in Las Vegas (Smart Monday, Oct 13; trade show Oct 14 – Oct 16), figures published today for the May 2014 edition of IMEX in Frankfurt reveal that the IMEX Group’s annual Frankfurt show continues to hit growth targets of its own.

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IMEX America announces 2014 education program – 76% of sessions accredited;100+ speakers to deliver 180 sessions over four days

| September 17, 2014

Fast-developing a reputation for being the ‘trade show with a difference’ for the global meetings, events and incentive travel industry, organizers of IMEX America today announced that 76 percent of all professional education on offer at this year’s show will be industry accredited.

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IMEX America to offer Global Entry interviews and TSA pre-approval to US citizens during October trade show

| September 3, 2014
IMEX America to offer Global Entry interviews and TSA pre-approval to US citizens during October trade show

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers will be onsite at the fourth IMEX America at the Sands Expo®, Las Vegas, in October to conduct enrollment interviews for applicants into CBP’s Global Entry program.

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New IMEX America Co-Located Events Tailored for Business School Lovers, Gen Y Planners & Golfers

| August 22, 2014

Annual Co-Lo Events to also Feature New Venues

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IMEX America challenges conventional thinking with new PCMA Business School Program

| August 8, 2014

This year IMEX America participants will have the chance to build even more education muscle and earn CEUs when PCMA’s Business School makes its first ever stop at the Las Vegas trade show. The Business School will be offered as part of the preshow education day, Smart Monday, on Oct 13.

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Countdown to ‘peace and tranquillity’ begins – meetings industry professionals urged to dig deep and help with CSR Effort at IMEX Challenge 2014

| July 23, 2014
Countdown to ‘peace and tranquillity’ begins – meetings industry professionals urged to dig deep and help with CSR Effort at IMEX Challenge 2014

Staff from IMEX America, Sands® Expo, The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas gathered at The Shade Tree shelter in Las Vegas last week to mark the official three-month countdown to the IMEX Challenge 2014 CSR program–marking a call to action for meetings and events industry members to get involved.

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Reduced carbon footprint for Germany’s presence at IMEX #events

| June 10, 2014

Demonstrating their ongoing commitment to sustainability, the German Convention Bureau (GCB) has balanced carbon emissions for its Germany stand at IMEX 2014 and even managed to reduce the CO2 value per exhibitor by 12.7%. Information is available at: www.germany-meetings.com

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IMEX America Set to Grow Again This Year

| June 2, 2014

With the largest IMEX in Frankfurt to date just wrapped-up, show organizers the IMEX Group, have confirmed that the fourth edition of IMEX America in Las Vegas, beginning Oct. 14, 2014, will also be marked by growth and new services in key areas.

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Dubai highlights new brand, mega-incentive hosting capabilities at IMEX 2014

| May 26, 2014
Dubai highlights new brand, mega-incentive hosting capabilities at IMEX 2014

Emirate reveals economic impact of Nu Skin incentive group estimated at $80 million USD (AED290 million) to international audience in Frankfurt, Germany Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai’s Department of Commerce and Tourism Marketing (DTCM) is declaring its recent showing at IMEX 2014 as a major success that will help expand the emirate’s growing business events […]

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Largest IMEX closes on a business high

| May 22, 2014
Largest IMEX closes on a business high

Frankfurt, Thursday May 22 – The 12th IMEX in Frankfurt closes today at Messe Frankfurt amid what IMEX Group Chairman, Ray Bloom, described as “a more positive and buoyant business mood than we’ve seen for some time.” In his remarks at the show’s closing press conference Bloom stated that IMEX 2014 had been the largest […]

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The Responsible Business Forum, Singapore, hailed as winner of IMEX 2014 Green Meeting Award

| May 22, 2014

Frankfurt, May 21 2014 – Global Initiatives, organisers of the Responsible Business Forum, Singapore, were awarded the IMEX Green Meeting Award at the show’s annual Gala Dinner in Frankfurt last night following the judges’ decision that the September 2013 Forum represented a “showcase sustainability event.” The Award was presented to Roger Simons, MCI Group’s Sustainability […]

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Sands China Ltd wins IMEX 2014 Green Supplier Award

| May 22, 2014

Frankfurt, May 21 2014 – Sands China Ltd was announced winner of the IMEX GMIC Green Supplier Award at the IMEX Gala Dinner at the Sheraton Airport, Frankfurt last night in front of 600 meetings industry guests and other award winners. Presenting the award to Syed Mubarak, Director of Sustainability at Sands China Ltd, IMEX […]

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Hands Up Incentives scoop IMEX-GMIC Commitment to the Community Award for second year in a row

| May 22, 2014

Frankfurt, May 21 2014 – Hands Up Incentives were awarded the IMEX-GMIC (Green Meeting Industry Council) Commitment to the Community award for the second year running at the 12th annual IMEX Gala Dinner in Frankfurt last night. The Award celebrates events, incentive programmes, conferences, associations or business projects that have demonstrated an innovative effort to […]

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Multiple IMEX 2014 and industry awards announced

| May 22, 2014
Multiple IMEX 2014 and industry awards announced

Frankfurt, May 21 2014 –10 different industry awards were presented to a selection of high-achieving global meetings industry professionals last night at the 12th annual IMEX Gala Dinner at the Sheraton Hotel, Frankfurt. IMEX Group Chairman, Ray Bloom and Managing Director, Paul Flackett, presented the prestigious IMEX Academy Awards to four individuals from different world […]

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Tom Hulton Named as Recipient of 2014 JMIC Unity Award

| May 22, 2014
Tom Hulton Named as Recipient of 2014 JMIC Unity Award

Tom Hulton, director of international relations at IMEX Group, nominated by ECM, received the best recognition in the Meetings Industry. Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) President Philippe Fournier has announced the winner of the 2014 JMIC Unity Award as Tom Hulton, currently Director of International Relations with the IMEX Group. Hulton formally received the award […]

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Celebrity chef prepares Frankfurt speciality for IMEX CSR project, Lichtblick House

| May 21, 2014

Corporate Social Responsibility was hands-on at international meetings, incentive travel and events trade show IMEX on Monday (19 May). Celebrity chef Werner Mansshardt helped a group of 25 international industry buyers prepare German specialty ‘spaetzle’, made with the seven traditional Frankfurt herbs for a meal that was later served to homeless people at a Frankfurt […]

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