Destinations

2016/12/02 ORT Israel: First Global Start up Education Conference

The challenge of promoting scientific and technological education in Israel toward the future was the main topic of the First Global Start up Education Conference hold by ORT Israel, which took place... read more

2016/11/29 New destination at IBTM World

Under the slogan ‘Reinventing is in our nature’, the new BLCB, the Belgian Limburg Convention Bureau, is promoting the meeting industry in Belgian Limburg. The BLCB will be promoting Belgian Limburg... read more

2016/11/22 Planners’ Toolkit for Meetings

Designed to provide associations with easy-to use, comprehensive marketing tools for congresses and events in Istanbul, Istanbul CVB’s new Istanbul Event Planners’ Toolkit contains various options.... read more

2016/11/17 Seoul’s MICE Tours: How about a Coffee?

The annual Seoul Café Show, now in its 15th year, is Asia’s largest exhibition show on coffee and this year a special café tour bus was launched for the first time by the Seoul Metropolitan... read more

2016/11/10 Sarawak’s World of Business and Adventure

Drawing on the unique cultural heritage of Sarawak, the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) will be host to the annual International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress. Winning... read more

2016/11/08 Success on Back of ‘Booming’ Business Travel Industry

With China recently overtaking the US as the number one business travel market in the world and double digit growth predicted for the Chinese market in 2016, the trend looks set to continue,... read more

2016/10/26 BestCities & PCMA to Collaborate with Associations

BestCities Global Alliance, a strategic collaboration between eleven meeting destinations, has announced its programme for its flagship annual event, the BestCities Global Forum, taking place in... read more

2016/10/13 Major Impact on Local Economy

A report released in June found that large-scale exhibitions, trade events, conventions and conferences hosted at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) in 2015 contributed Dhs12 billion (USD 44... read more

2016/10/12 EES: Fishbowl, Knowledge Cafes and Open Space

Evaluators of the European Evaluation Society (EES) gathered in Maastricht, Netherlands for the 12th EES Biennial Conference from 26th until 30th September.The topic, which was chosen for this year... read more

2016/10/11 Copenhagen: Largest International Congress Ever

Last Friday 20,000 scientists, doctors and specialists from more than 130 countries gathered in Copenhagen to improve the quality of care for all cancer patients at The European Society for Medical... read more

2016/09/23 Events secured set to generate AED344m in economic impact

Dubai Business Events, the city’s official convention bureau is delivering one of its strongest year’s to-date, with 86 new international business events secured in 2016 - 15 percent more events in... read more

2016/09/22 TCEB introduces 'Convention Day - The Essence of Fame'.

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is organising the ‘Convention Day’, in a new format for the first time to honour Thai associations winning bids for international conventions in... read more

2016/09/13 Lausanne to host Olympic Cities’ International Smart Cities & Sports Summit

Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau today announces that the World Union of Olympic Cities’ international Smart Cities & Sport Summit will be held for a third time in Lausanne on 10th-12th October,... read more

2016/08/30 “#urbanCGN – cologne urban lifestyle”: New ideas for events

Cologne offers a newly expanded range of social events. The new packages, which mainly revolve around creative and culinary activities in urban environments, are part of the strategy being pursued by... read more

2016/08/10 Study reaffirms economic benefits of Hong Kong’s exhibition industry

Findings from the latest Economic Impact Study on the contribution of Hong Kong’s exhibition industry to the economy in 2014 contained encouraging news for the industry and for Hong Kong. Overall,... read more

2016/08/04 Nico Stam new chairman of Maastricht Convention Bureau

Nico Stam, Deputy Director of Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus & Chief Business Officer, has joined the board of the Maastricht Convention Bureau. He is the new independent chairman. The... read more

2016/08/03 Great Britain launches programme to boost international business events

The four-year Event Support Programme offers advocacy and funding to grow and develop the UK’s international business events industry, currently worth about £19 billion to the economy. The programme... read more

2016/07/22 Warsaw among the candidates to host ISBT 2019

Thanks to the efforts of the EXPO XXI Warszawa, supported by the Warsaw Convention Bureau, Warsaw is shortlisted for the organization of Regional Congress of the International Society of Blood... read more

2016/07/21 Mayor Sadiq Khan launches #LondonIsOpen campaign

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today launched a major campaign to show that London is united and open for business and to the world following the EU referendum. #LondonIsOpen will show the... read more

2016/07/08 UIA: Brussels is city number two for association meetings

In its prestigious annual report, the Union of International Associations (UIA) has announced that for the 7th year in a row, the capital of Belgium has achieved second place in the world and first... read more

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