Foto: Elizabeth Thabethe, c South African Tourism

At IBTM World, South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Tourism, Elizabeth Thabethe, announced a “bold and ambitious” delegate-boosting plan as part of a Bidding Support Programme to propel the country’s business events industry forward. The South African National... read more

Category: Destinations
Foto: MCI Group

Messe Frankfurt Argentina and MCI Group have been assigned to organize a major project in congress business: In 2018 -and for the first time ever- Argentina will host the G20, the foremost international meeting between heads of states, finance ministers and... read more

Category: Inside MICE, Highlights
Foto: ICC Sydney, Guy Wilkinson

International Convention Centre Sydney has committed to cultivating a legacy for the events it hosts with the introduction of a new multi-streamed Legacy Program, designed to connect the world’s brightest minds, industry leaders and delegates across a diverse... read more

Category: Congress & Convention Centres

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau unveiled its latest strategic marketing initiative for 2018 at IBTM World, that positions the country as Asia’s top Bleisure destination, further strengthening the delivery of quality business venues and... read more

Category: Destinations
Foto: ibtm world

The 30th anniversary edition of Ibtm World 2017 closed at the 30 November with over 74,000 appointments (up 23% compared with 2016) having taken place during the three-day event, setting a new record for the show.Some 3,000 exhibiting companies from over... read more

Category: Inside MICE, Highlights

Deborah Sexton steps down. Sherrif Karamat to become CEO

Leadership Change at PCMA

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) announces a change in leadership. After more than 12 years, President and Chief Executive Officer Deborah Sexton has decided to move on from PCMA and will step down after the upcoming Convening Leaders... read more

Category: Highlights, People
Foto: THCB

The Hague Convention Bureau announces the launch of their new case studies on their website and YouTube channel. The videos and case studies show how congress organisers can tap into the knowledge clusters in The Hague. “The case studies will give our... read more

Category: Education / Young Professionals

London’s convention bureau will be showcasing the city’s diverse neighbourhoods as part of its 2018 European programme of hosted buyer trips.As well as visiting venues and accommodation, the programme, which will see attendees discover the city according to... read more

Category: Destinations
Issue tw 5 | 2017

Current Issue: tw tagungswirtschaft

Digital issue

Our international survey "Women in the meetings industry" by the IMEX Group, tw tagungswirtschaft and m+a report has shown that eight out of ten women want platforms to meet and exchange. We have decided to satisfy this wish: The first "She Means Business" conference will take place at IMEX 2018

Nobel Week Dialogue Gothenburg: "Can Artificial Intelligence save mankind?"

"Can Artificial Intelligence solve mankind’s hugest problems?", was one of the questions discussed in the Swedish city of Gothenburg at a highbrow conference titled Nobel Week Dialogue. It brought together several Nobel Prize winners at Svenska Mässan and Gothia Towers to focus on "The Future of Intelligence", mostly at panel discussions. The conference has been regularly staged for the past four years on the day preceding the Nobel Prize award ceremonies. With its university and science park, Gothenburg as expo and conference destination is a particular hotspot for innovations. tw video coverage from Gothenburg (edited by Frank Wewoda/tw).

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