Tag: events industry

IMEX in Frankfurt’s five steps to igniting imagination and powering up business results

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 16:45

IMEX in Frankfurt returns on 21-23 May, bringing together business event professionals from around the world to meet and do business. Planners and exhibitors alike can also tap into the ... Read More

IMEX partners with Simpleview and SearchWide Global

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 16:09

The IMEX Group has teamed up with two US-based organizations – Simpleview and SearchWide Global – collaborating with them as Industry Partners. As part of its aim to ‘help everyone ... Read More

Prague breaks meetings record: Top-ranked MICE destination

editor editor- May 15, 2019 00:00

Prague hosted a record number of conferences and congresses in 2018. Over 4,500 events took place in its collective accommodation establishments last year – that is more than a third of ... Read More

Comprehensive learning program delivers ‘creative collisions’ at IMEX in Frankfurt

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 17:45

‘Everyone has the potential to think creatively. Children are able to think of more than 60 new solutions per day in response to a problem. As we get older, this ... Read More

IMEX exhibitors invited to make Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 17:10

IMEX in Frankfurt has invited exhibitors at this year’s show (21 -23 May) to make a Sustainable Exhibiting Pledge as it continues to increase its commitment to demonstrating and leading ... Read More

IMEX America returns this September powered by imagination

editor editor- April 2, 2019 18:52

Hello September! Registration is now live for IMEX America taking place September 10 – 12, 2019 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center at The Venetian® | The Palazzo®. With ... Read More

IMEX Policy Forum puts future city development front and center

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:01

Policy makers from national and regional governments worldwide will explore The Business of Placemaking with leading business events industry professionals at this year’s IMEX Policy Forum. This year the annual ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt: Education speakers include former monk, game developer and ‘tech geeks’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 15:41

What do a former monk, a game developer and a self-confessed ‘tech geek’ have in common? They’re all speakers at IMEX in Frankfurt, taking place 21 – 23 May. There ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt invites agency directors to join senior, private forum

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 16:35

Nearly 90% of companies believe human skills are a critical capability for the future, but only 33% have talent practices in place to drive these skills, according to a PwC ... Read More

IMEX shines a light on diversity and inclusion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 16:30

“Organizations which embrace diversity will see positive repercussions throughout their business – from staff motivation and engagement, heightened innovation and a boosted bottom line. Diversity means diversity of people, minds, ... Read More

Everyone counts – ‘She Means Business’ digs into diversity at IMEX 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 20, 2019 17:20

Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group, says: “The meetings industry has both a desire and a need to understand and reflect human diversity more fully. I believe that over ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Business events in UAE and GCC – what you need to know

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 16:30

Some of the fastest growing economies in the world can be found in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In recent years, with a construction and investment boom ... Read More

IBTM Arabia: Measuring the value of events

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 11, 2019 15:45

Answering the question ‘What value does an event have?’ can be challenging – how do you measure something where the concept of success is difficult to pin down, and there ... Read More

Darwin Convention Centre GM leaves following record-breaking results

editor editor- February 8, 2019 01:15

Janet Hamilton is to leave her role as General Manager of the Darwin Convention Centre following record-breaking results for the venue during her tenure. The Centre, located at the billion-dollar ... Read More

IMEX Frankfurt: Gain a head start with EduMonday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 17:12

“Inspiration is one of our core values – we’re firm believers in the power of bringing people together to learn new skills, co-create fresh ideas and innovate. Every year IMEX ... Read More

The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark welcomes new Director Sales & Marketing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 20:10

Benchmark has named Dan Paradiso director of sales & marketing for The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark. The Benchmark Resorts & Hotelsproperty, located in Monticello, New York, within the Catskill ... Read More

IBTM Arabia announces networking program for 2019 event

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 4, 2019 16:10

IBTM Arabia, part of IBTM’s global portfolio of meetings and events industry trade shows, has announced first details of the networking program for its 2019 event, which will take place ... Read More

The IMEX Talking Point for 2019 is ‘Imagination’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 17:20

In a world of increasing technical capability, the power of imagination is regarded as a uniquely human attribute – and one that’s highly prized. The IMEX Group is championing the ... Read More

BestCities Global Alliance launches new brand platform

editor editor- January 24, 2019 23:07

BestCities Global Alliance has kicked off 2019 by unveiling a new brand platform. Read More

IBTM Arabia 2019: The Middle East – changing perceptions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 22, 2019 15:03

From ancient holy land, to oil rich nation, to its latest incarnation as an innovative and open business events hub, Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director – Middle East, Arabian Travel Market ... Read More

Chicago sets new tourism record with over 57.6 million visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 19:32

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that the city set a new tourism record, welcoming more than 57.6 million visitors in 2018 - a growth of 4.3% over the previous ... Read More

ECPAT-USA expanding anti-human trafficking training to new areas of travel industry

editor editor- January 9, 2019 22:36

New anti-human trafficking training is designed for travel management professionals, corporate travel managers, and those in the meeting and events industry. Read More

Joint Meetings Industry Council: New Charter, Constitution, President in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 9, 2019 16:25

The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has set the course for the years ahead. At the final meeting of 2018 members reached a consensus on a number of key structural ... Read More

SEC Glasgow hosts ABPCO’s annual Chairmen’s Lunch and Excellence Awards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018 06:10

ABPCO’s annual Chairmen’s Lunch and Excellence Awards took place at the SEC Glasgow yesterday. The event was attended by more than 100 guests including in-house and agency PCOs as well ... Read More

IMEX Group: Leveraging assets set to dominate 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 05:41

2018 has been the year when interest in live events, experiential activities, women in leadership, mental wellbeing and robots skyrocketed. In 2019, IMEX Group expects all these trends to continue; ... Read More

ABPCO releases roadmap for creation of more sustainable events industry

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 16:06

Timed to coincide with the opening of the COP24 climate talks in Katowice, Poland, ABPCO has released a report and Roadmap for the creation of a more sustainable events industry. ... Read More

Power of People proves popular for upcoming BestCities Global Forum in Bogota

editor editor- December 3, 2018 14:08

Leaders will hold talks, workshops, and programs while also learning about the region and culture of Latin America at the BestCities Global Forum to be held in Bogota. Read More

AIME’s Meeting Preferences Open

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 18, 2018 18:57

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) has announced the launch of its meetings software for the 2019 event, which will carefully match 32 guaranteed pre-scheduled appointments (PSAs) between buyers ... Read More

New chief at Meetings Professionals International

editor editor- April 17, 2013 01:04

DALLAS, Texas – After a comprehensive search, the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Board of Directors has appointed Paul Van Deventer MPI president and chief executive officer, filling the Read More

Everything is bigger and better this year at IMEX America

editor editor- October 11, 2012 02:50

The second edition of IMEX America, the largest trade show in the US for the global meetings, incentive travel, and events industry, opened on October 9 by announcing significant increases ... Read More

IMEX Politicians Forum an annual focal point for joint meetings and events industry efforts

editor editor- May 25, 2012 02:58

Eighty meetings and events industry leaders from all over the world joined 36 politicians and government officials for the IMEX Politicians Forum yesterday, which took place at the Villa Kennedy ... Read More

The future of the global meetings and events industry

editor editor- May 24, 2012 09:10

Findings from the largest ever foresight research study and consultation to be conducted on the future of the global meetings and events industry were announced at IMEX in Frankfurt earlier ... Read More

Brighter appoints Simon Greenbury to spearhead meetings and events push

editor editor- May 11, 2012 07:09

Travel and hospitality PR and marketing consultancy, Brighter Group, on the back of their most successful year ever, has announced plans to expand further into the meetings sector with the ... Read More

IMEX America announces key insights for MICE industry

editor editor- April 11, 2012 03:23

Highlighting what’s top of mind for leading executives in the meetings, events, and incentive travel industry, IMEX America announced today the key insights from the first IMEX America Executive Mee Read More

EIBTM just around the corner

editor editor- November 10, 2011 06:06

EIBTM, the world’s leading event for the meetings and events industry, provides a one-stop shop for everyone planning to enhance their business knowledge, opportunities, and contacts within the indu Read More