ibtm world Upgrades Mobile App and Beta Tests Compass App - ibtm world has launched its upgraded mobile app, ibtm world, and has announced it will be beta testing a new way-finding app, IBTM World Compass (Beta), available on Android, at this year’s ibtm world, which takes place from 28 – 30 November at Fira Gran Via Barcelona, Spain.
LONDON SET TO HOST WORLD’S FIRST LGBTQ+ TRAVEL EXPO - Reed Exhibitions, the leading global events organiser, has chosen London to host their inaugural ‘Proud Experiences LGBTQ+ Travel Expo’. ‘Proud Experiences’ will be the world’s first dedicated LGBTQ+ travel show to support the estimated $202bn burgeoning, high growth and resilient market.
ibtm world 30th anniversary edition Knowledge Programme - ibtm world today announced the full programme of speakers at its 30th anniversary edition. Over 40 renowned meetings industry speakers are lined up to talk at the event, which takes place from 28 – 30 November at Fira Gran Via Barcelona, Spain.
ICC Wales Association Fam Trip - ICC Wales pulled out all the stops this week for a specially selected group of UK Association conference managers who formed the first ever official familiarisation trip to the venue, due to open in 2019.
MCE South Europe 2017 held in Sicily, Italy - The historical Sicilian city of Catania welcomes the annual MCE South Europe forum. The unique concept of bringing together quality South European destinations and suppliers and event organizers from around the world, has proven its efficiency throughout the years.
Puerto Rico – Post Hurricane Irma Statement - Meet Puerto Rico worked closely with the PRTC and PRHTA and our members, preparing and readying ourselves for Hurricane Irma, and urging our members, staff and clients, to take the appropriate measures to protect life and property. We are happy to report that we are all well.
ibtm china gears up for MICE industry - ibtm china is set to welcome a high-profile group of Hosted Buyers and exhibitors for the forthcoming 12th edition of the growing event, taking place in Beijing on 23 and 24 August. As the MICE market in China continues to develop and international interest in the region continues in the ascendant, ibtm china is one
ibtm world 2017 Opens Trade Visitor Registration - Registration is now open for trade visitors planning to attend 2017’s milestone 30th anniversary ibtm world event, which takes place in Barcelona from 28 – 30 November. Industry professionals can now register to attend online via www.ibtmworld.com/visit.
PCMA ANNOUNCES FUTURE DESTINATIONS FOR CONVENING LEADERS - The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) announced today the destinations hosting their annual 2019 and 2020 Convening Leaders event. Convening Leaders, held each January, is the definitive event for the business events industry and continues to grow attendance and exceed audience expectations. More than 4,200 professionals participate in three days of educational collaboration and orchestrated
Meet Taiwan Networking Event - The MEET TAIWAN Networking Event at Concorde Hotel Singapore was sponsored by Taiwan’s Bureau of Foreign Trade (BOFT) and organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Association (TAITRA) and Taiwan Trade Center Singapore, the event successfully enticed a delegation of nine Taiwanese MICE companies that included representatives from travel agencies, MICE consulting firms, airlines, as
MCE Central Eastern Europe 2017 Riga Last Places Available - The MICE B2B event of the year is nearing its registration closing in a weeks’ time now. With the one-stop-shop boutique forum coming closer every day, the organization is wrapping up the participations on both the destinations/suppliers side as well as the hosted buyers side.
Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) Launches Social Media Competition - Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has today launched a new social media competition for hosted buyers and visitors during the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) titled #UncoverMelbourne.
Cendyn Founding Anniversary - Hospitality software company Cendyn marked its 20th anniversary with the introduction of a new brand and repositioning of its comprehensive suite of products. Founded in 1996, the cloud-based software and services provider has spent the past 20 years providing innovative sales and marketing technology solutions for the hospitality industry.
PCMA Education Foundation 2017 Lifetime Achievement Honorees - Carol Krugman, Martin Balogh and Barry Smith will be honored at the 2017 Visionary Awards on May 3rd 2017 at the Marriott Marquis, Washington DC. Over 1,000 industry professionals will gather this spring at the 2017 Visionary Awards to honor these luminaries’ extraordinary contributions.
Speakers at CeBIT – NASA’s Andrucyk and Randy Zuckerberg - Dennis Andrucyk, Acting Chief Technologist and Deputy Associate Administrator for NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) and Randi Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, have been announced as the latest additions to an impressive line-up of guest speakers at CeBIT Australia, 23 – 25 May 2017 at ICC Sydney.
AIME Registration Opens – Best of Asia Pacific - Visitor registration for the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) has opened today; inviting the industry’s leading business and special events minds to be inspired at the 25th anniversary of the event, 21 – 22 February 2017 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.
MCE South Europe 2016 Wrapup - This week MCE South Europe 2016 took place in Rome. The boutique one-stop-shop event was brought to life to showcase South Europe as a fabulous MICE destination. The rich variety of South European MICE Solution Providers came to the Italian capital to represent their destinations and build reliable business relationships with leading event planners keen
PCMA DIGITAL EXPERIENCE INSTITUTE - PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) has today unveiled its new Digital Experience Institute (DEI), formerly known as the Virtual Edge Institute. DEI is designed to deliver insights and connections essential to attendee engagement in a changing climate of connected experiences. As we look forward to the next generation of the attendee experience, its clear digital
Gerrit Jessen Joins International MPI Board of Directors in 2017 - Gerrit Jessen, Regional Managing Director of MCI Germany, Austria and Czech Republic, has been elected to Meeting Professionals International’s (MPI) International Board of Directors as the new Vice Chair of Finance. MPI’s mission is to provide its members with the latest professional development and business opportunities within a vibrant network of global event experts.
MCE South Europe 2016 – Countown to Showtime - MCE South Europe kicks off in glorious Rome, the event is going to be a great opportunity for the participating South European destinations and its MICE suppliers to showcase their services in the MICE industry to the International Event Planners, keen on bringing their events to South Europe.