The latest results from the Air Travellers’ Traffic Barometer* produced by European Cities Marketing and ForwardKeys reveal that in Q1 2016, International trips were down by -0.7% due to Intra-European travels down by -2.8% (compared to Q1 2015). Conversely, long haul travels are up by +3.4%.
Just before the United Nations’ World Environment Day 2016 – Sunday June 5, the IMEX Group has revealed a new volunteer CSR initiative that’s set to take place in Las Vegas the day before IMEX America 2016 opens.
Geoff Donaghy Receives IMEX Academy Award
• 35 per cent of meetings professionals would not use a sharing economy service for business • Uncertain quality and safety were found to be the major reasons why they are not being used • Nearly 45 per cent believe legislation, regulation, objections and taxation will slow or limit the expansion in many countries • […]
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.
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.
12 April 2016 ICCA members attending IMEX have the unique chance to make their own personal footprint in saving an endangered species by “adopting a Borneo Orang-Utan” at IMEX Frankfurt from 19th to 21st April 2016.
The sharing economy is one of the hottest topics of 2016, and one that’s not likely to go away.
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.
Senior corporate and agency event planners from many leading organisations in North America and Europe who are members of the International Special Events Society (ISES) will be visiting IMEX in Frankfurt in April this year.
Developing mental agility: Exclusively Corporate @IMEX offers dedicated education and networking for meeting & event planners
A special event dedicated to meeting and event planners will put the spotlight on mental agility with a packed day of education, networking and even a Mock Trial.
The increasingly valuable contribution that meetings can make towards national and regional economic development, employment and education and how this will progress over the next 15 years will be the central subject of discussions at the 14th annual IMEX Politicians Forum when it takes place at Hotel Villa Kennedy Frankfurt on Tuesday 19 April.
Applications now open for #IMEXpitch
Association executives from 40 countries will be discovering and developing solutions to the vital industry question – ‘how to keep your association relevant’ – to potential and existing members at this year’s IMEX Association Day. This unique annual event is taking place on Monday 18 April 2016 at the Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel.
Innovative ideas and inspiration, business-boosting connections and networking all find a home at IMEX in Frankfurt
An expanded hosted buyer programme, more exhibitors and new educational features will create more opportunities to do business and learn about key trends at IMEX in Frankfurt this year.
What will be the trends and buzzwords in the world of business, in the meetings industry and in our lives in 2016? Here are six ideas and trends identified by the IMEX team that are likely to be more evident and influential next year. 1. Personalisation – is this just the start? CocaCola and Starbucks […]
Developing the mindset of an ‘outthinker’ will be the focus of the first ever PCMA Business School Session at IMEX in Frankfurt next April.
For the second time, ECM provided a 45-minute educational slot during Smart Monday, ahead of IMEX America, on October 12, 2015, breaking barriers and preconceived ideas on VAT in Europe.
Loopd has been voted as the winner of the #IMEXpitch competition, the second annual showcase of up-and-coming meetings technology companies held at IMEX America in Las Vegas yesterday.
The comprehensive education programme at IMEX America opened with a look at what’s on the horizon for meeting planners – an insight into future meeting space, sustainability developments and communication tips was delivered by a host of industry experts.
More than 180 association professionals from over 20 countries learnt how to increase their revenues and how to design better meetings when they took part in Association Focus. This event was a key part of IMEX America’s Smart Monday, powered by MPI, which took place in Las Vegas on October 12, 2015.
CHICAGO, IL / EDINBURGH UK: Tuesday, October 13th 2015: Details of the first ever Global Event Summit were announced today at IMEX America in Las Vegas. The Summit, a partnership between The International Special Events Society (ISES), VisitScotland Business Events and the IMEX Group will take place in April 2016 and see a number of […]
New educational initiatives, new exhibitors and high demand from across the industry are already laying down strong foundations for IMEX in Frankfurt 2016, taking place at Messe Frankfurt on 19 – 21 April 2016, one month earlier than usual.
Creativity and engagement are set to top the agenda at IMEX America this year. A new Play Room and dedicated education sessions from both meeting and entertainment professionals are set to provide a fresh look at meeting planning.
Duke University Professor to conduct Business Improv Workshop
More than 100 conference and event industry students from across the USA, Canada and Mexico are set to gain a foothold in the competitive meetings sector at the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum.
IMEX America’s Smart Monday, powered by MPI, will once again be an outstanding day of top class educational sessions, certificate and certification programs, and superb networking events when it takes place at The Venetian®|The Palazzo® Congress Center on October 12th before the major three day show begins.
IMEX Politicians Forum unites politicians and industry in how to attract more meetings to a destination
‘How do I attract more meetings and events to my destination?’
Hosted buyers, visitors and exhibitors alike can all enjoy a greener IMEX America this year thanks to a host of sustainability initiatives focusing on waste reduction and education.
Attendees Customize From 10 Speciality Learning Tracks; New Play Space On Smart Monday Will Feature Cool “Quirkshops” Though summer break is still in play, the minds of IMEX organizers and partners are already on getting schooled with education at IMEX America 2015. The full learning program for the event– starting with Smart Monday powered by […]
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.
The judges considered applicants on a variety of success measures including environmental impact, economic indicators, commitment to change and commitment to community.
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.
Hosted buyers joined key London venues for breakfast at IMEX today to see how events can seamlessly come together in the heart of Westminster.
“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.
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 […]