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IMEX Politicians Forum generates keen debate

| May 17, 2017
IMEX Politicians Forum generates keen debate
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The role that meetings and events can play in destinations in a world where globalisation, free trade, free movement and social order is undergoing critical change was a theme central to the keen and engaging discussions when almost 30 politicians and policy makers came together with 80 industry leaders at the 15th annual IMEX Politicians […]

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Announcing the next IAPCO EDGE seminar in Florence in 2018

| May 16, 2017
Announcing the next IAPCO EDGE seminar in Florence in 2018
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During a press conference at IMEX 2017 in Frankfurt, Florence announces that the next IAPCO EDGE seminar in Europe will be taking place in Florence on the 15 -17 January 2018. The winning bid was presented to IAPCO by OIC Group with the full support of Florence Convention and Visitors Bureau along with Firenze Fiera […]

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15th edition of IMEX focuses on creating business opportunities and making powerful connections

| May 16, 2017
15th edition of IMEX focuses on creating business opportunities and  making powerful connections
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“At IMEX our aim is to help the industry make valuable connections and build powerful working relationships. With 3,500 companies exhibiting from over 150 countries, and a packed schedule of education and social events, there are plenty of opportunities to make fresh connections and to do a lot of business over the next three days.”

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Appetite for ‘Me Time’ – EduMonday Launch Satisfies Desire for Slow Learning and Fast Content

| May 16, 2017
Appetite for ‘Me Time’ – EduMonday Launch Satisfies Desire for Slow Learning and Fast Content
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“I’ve been to IMEX for the last six years but mostly concentrating on doing business only. This year I decided to take some time for myself. It’s great not to have to hurry. I can enjoy more time to talk to people and really make this day work for me.”

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“This is a highly creative and forward-looking industry” says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group

| May 9, 2017
“This is a highly creative and forward-looking industry” says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group
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“This is a highly creative, responsive and forward-looking industry – and that will be very clear to everyone who comes to IMEX in Frankfurt,” says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group before IMEX in Frankfurt takes place from 16 – 18 May.

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Exceptional education value will match full-force of business at IMEX in Frankfurt 2017

| May 4, 2017
Exceptional education value will match full-force of business at IMEX in Frankfurt 2017
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“We really value being able to offer inspiration, bringing people together to share ideas, discover new tools and learn new skills. We’re set to deliver this in abundance with our packed programme of education sessions at IMEX this year. Business is set to dominate – as always – but education is a vital force that […]

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IMEX in Frankfurt 2017 sees long-term resilience and quiet confidence reflected  back from the marketplace

| April 28, 2017
IMEX in Frankfurt 2017 sees long-term resilience and quiet confidence reflected  back from the marketplace
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“As we head towards the final countdown for IMEX in Frankfurt, there’s a quietly confident attitude radiating throughout the meetings and events sector. Although the first quarter of this year has been marked by some extraordinary and unsettling events around the globe, IMEX 2017 will be a reflection of an international market that’s extremely resilient, […]

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Far from business as usual: revamped education programme offers innovation and inspiration for planners at IMEX in Frankfurt

| March 28, 2017
Far from business as usual: revamped education programme offers innovation and inspiration for planners at IMEX in Frankfurt
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“We don’t believe in ‘business as usual’ – and are always seeking engaging and effective ways to further our industry,” explains Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group.

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High heels meet high ambitions: IMEX recognises girl-power within events industry by celebrating International Women’s Day

| March 9, 2017
High heels meet high ambitions: IMEX recognises girl-power within events industry by celebrating International Women’s Day
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IMEX is supporting International Women’s Day on 8 March by celebrating the role women play across the international meetings and events industry and throughout the forthcoming show, IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place 16 – 18 May. Women play a fundamental role in the industry and as participants at IMEX shows; they account for nearly half […]

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Successful trials lead IMEX in Frankfurt to fully-fledged roll out of Zenvoy networking service

| March 3, 2017
Successful trials lead IMEX in Frankfurt to fully-fledged roll out of Zenvoy networking service
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Continuing its drive to enable buyers and exhibitors to make the most of networking opportunities, IMEX in Frankfurt has partnered with networking specialists Zenvoy to make it easier for attendees to meet even more like-minded people at the show.

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Redesigned Association Day at IMEX puts emphasis on peer to peer education & networking across all levels of the profession

| February 6, 2017
Redesigned Association Day at IMEX puts emphasis on peer to peer education &  networking across all levels of the profession
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IMEX Association Day, the annual event exclusively for association professionals, will feature a new, extensively researched and redesigned programme when it takes place the day before the IMEX in Frankfurt exhibition in May. The IMEX team has collaborated with planners from across the globe to gather views and experiences before creating this new structure to […]

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Corporate events and meetings: IMEX offsets planner’s isolation and training drought with new ‘Exclusively Corporate’ programme

| January 31, 2017
Corporate events and meetings: IMEX offsets planner’s isolation and training drought with new  ‘Exclusively Corporate’ programme
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Exclusively Corporate at IMEX, the dedicated event for event and travel planners (corporate), has been redeveloped for IMEX in Frankfurt 2017. The IMEX team has collaborated with planners from across the globe to gather views and experiences, creating a new, free of charge, one day programme for the show.

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‘Purposeful Meetings’ is the IMEX Talking Point for 2017

| January 24, 2017
‘Purposeful Meetings’ is the IMEX Talking Point for 2017
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The IMEX Group is taking a new approach to its education and content strategies from 2017 by introducing an annual ‘talking point’.

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Share your knowledge and insights with global meetings and events professionals: speaker submissions now open for IMEX in Frankfurt 2017

| December 19, 2016
Share your knowledge and insights with global meetings and events professionals: speaker submissions now open for IMEX in Frankfurt 2017
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The IMEX team is inviting speakers and topic experts to submit session proposals for the professional education programme at IMEX in Frankfurt 2017, which takes place 16 – 18 May.

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The IMEX A to Z of 2017: 5 trends to watch as the year unfolds

| December 7, 2016
The IMEX A to Z of 2017: 5 trends to watch as the year unfolds
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2016 was no slouch of a year for the meetings industry nor, indeed, for the world at large. Dramatic forces were at play and many of us shared a sense that, even if we wanted to grasp the pace or nature of change taking place, we barely had the time or the head space to […]

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Business cities expert, Greg Clark, announced as IMEX in Frankfurt 2017 keynote

| November 23, 2016
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Greg Clark, a leading advisor, advocate and mentor on cities and businesses will be the keynote speaker at the IMEX in Frankfurt Opening Ceremony 2017, and will also speak at the show’s industry-leading advocacy event, the IMEX Politician’s Forum.

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Final figures confirm new records at IMEX America 2016

| November 2, 2016
Final figures confirm new records at IMEX America 2016
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Final figures published for the sixth IMEX America confirm that the trade show broke many significant records.

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Innovation and energy drive business at IMEX America

| October 21, 2016
Innovation and energy drive business at IMEX America
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The sixth IMEX America set new records all around the show, reported IMEX Group Chairman Ray Bloom as this year’s event drew to a close.

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How to convince a resistant audience – PCMA Business School at IMEX America suggests emotion is the key

| October 19, 2016
How to convince a resistant audience – PCMA Business School at IMEX America suggests emotion is the key
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Meeting professionals from across the US and the globe learned how to fine-tune their business relationship skills today, and went home inspired to practice on their children, friends and even the family dog.

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Call it circular, collaborative or networked – the sharing economy is here to stay, say IMEX America attendees

| October 19, 2016
Call it circular, collaborative or networked – the sharing economy is here to stay, say IMEX America attendees
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An eager crowd of around 70 meetings industry professionals gathered to hear a cosmopolitan line-up of business executives talk about the disruptive possibilities of the sharing economy at IMEX America, yesterday, October 17.

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Busy first day of business and learning at IMEX America

| October 19, 2016
Busy first day of business and learning at IMEX America
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Thousands of buyers arrived from across the globe ready to do business and to update their knowledge when the sixth IMEX America opened on Tuesday morning.

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More innovations than ever and record business opportunities at IMEX America

| October 17, 2016
More innovations than ever and record business opportunities at IMEX America
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The sixth and largest ever IMEX America opens on Tuesday morning. The show features a wide range of innovations, new initiatives and improvements throughout the show that have helped to create more opportunities to do business, learn and meet new contacts than ever and enhance the experience for all attendees. Many of these have been […]

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IMEX America research reveals the untapped potential for event technology

| October 6, 2016
IMEX America research reveals the untapped potential for event technology
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61.3 per cent of meeting professionals agreed that currently available event technology makes event management much easier and that it will develop and change dramatically in the next 10 years, but 92 per cent admit that meeting planners are not making the most of such technology solutions.

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Executive Learning Opportunities at IMEX America Major on Knowledge Sharing,

| September 30, 2016
Executive Learning Opportunities at IMEX America Major on Knowledge Sharing,
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Peer-to-Peer Networking and the Business of Meetings Senior meetings planners and professionals will find even more valuable knowledge and advice specifically geared for them as a result of innovations in IMEX America’s hallmark education program – increasing even further the range of learning at the show for higher level executives. Each tailored program or session […]

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Technology and business grow together at IMEX America

| August 22, 2016
Technology and business grow together at IMEX America
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Budding technology companies to compete for business boost Meetings industry professionals at IMEX America this year can discover the latest innovations set to impact the way they do business. Many of these innovations will come from the technology sector according to nearly 40 per cent of meeting professionals.

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‘Worth its weight in gold’ – IMEX America 2016 applies a touch of alchemy to Association Focus program

| August 18, 2016
‘Worth its weight in gold’ – IMEX America 2016 applies a touch of alchemy  to Association Focus program
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IMEX America has completely reimagined the 2016 program and format of Association Focus, its unique education and networking event for association professionals.

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IMEX America launches comprehensive education programme

| August 12, 2016
IMEX America launches comprehensive education programme
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Harnessing the moment and preparing for the future are themes running throughout the comprehensive education programme at IMEX America this year.

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How exhibitors can enhance their event presence via social media – valuable advice to be shared in etouches webinar

| August 9, 2016
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With social media allowing exhibitors to expand their reach greatly at any type of event, it is important for exhibitors to make the most of the opportunities.

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IMEX America launches new CSR project in sync with World Environment Day

| June 3, 2016
IMEX America launches new CSR project in sync with World Environment Day
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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.

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Strong demand for IMEX America 2016

| May 26, 2016
Strong demand for IMEX America 2016
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Strong demand for space from first time and established exhibitors is characterizing IMEX America 2016 which returns to the Sands® Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian®| The Palazzo® in Las Vegas from 18 to 20 October 2016.

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AEG Ogden Convention Centre Leader Recognised for Excellence

| April 22, 2016
AEG Ogden Convention Centre Leader Recognised for Excellence
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Geoff Donaghy Receives IMEX Academy Award

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IMEX Group Sharing economy survey reveals differing views among meetings industry around the world

| April 20, 2016
IMEX Group Sharing economy survey reveals differing views among meetings  industry around the world
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• 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 • […]

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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
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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
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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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International meetings community supports endangered orangutans in ICCA Congress destination

| April 12, 2016
International meetings community supports endangered orangutans in ICCA Congress destination
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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.

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Business is Personal at IMEX in Frankfurt

| March 30, 2016
Business is Personal at IMEX in Frankfurt
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The comprehensive education programme at IMEX in Frankfurt this year is set to shine the light on personal development, with sessions by renowned experts from across the world.

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IMEX in Frankfurt to reveal insights into the sharing economy

| March 24, 2016
IMEX in Frankfurt to reveal insights into the sharing economy
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The sharing economy is one of the hottest topics of 2016, and one that’s not likely to go away.

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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
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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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Senior event planners to visit IMEX in Frankfurt en route to Global Event Summit

| March 18, 2016
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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.

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Developing mental agility: Exclusively Corporate @IMEX offers dedicated education and networking for meeting & event planners

| March 14, 2016
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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.

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