Education / Young Professionals

2018/08/06 The Business Value of Meetings

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has developed a new Business Value of Meetings Certificate Course, a live online or in-person training that addresses how to articulate the role that... read more

2018/01/05 Consolidation of Event Programs Leads to Future Success

Travel, meeting and event program consolidation has grown 62 percent since 2015. If this trend continues at this rate, 68 percent of programs will be fully consolidated by 2019, according to new... read more

2017/12/01 The Hague Convention Bureau launches case studies

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... read more

2017/06/29 Meetings: The Influence of Younger Generations

IACC released phase one of its second annual ‘Meeting Room of the Future’ white paper at MPI’s World Education Congress in Las Vegas. The paper reveals how emerging technology and younger delegates... read more

2017/06/23 ECM Summer School: Learn and explore Dresden

The European Cities Marketing (ECM) Summer School 2017 will take place in Dresden from 26 to 30 August 2017. This 31st edition of the recognised educational programme on the Meetings Industry will... read more

2017/05/15 "A Unique Opportunity for Young Professionals"

This year will see the 31st ECM Summer School take place in Dresden, Germany, 26-30 August 2017. The renowned educational programme on the Meetings Industry will provide at least 50 new delegates... read more

2016/09/05 European Forum: Pondering on Europe at Gratlspitz mountain

Mountain-top open-air breakfast and morning hikes brought a fresh breeze to tired minds at the European Forum Alpbach 2016. From August 17 to September 2, 2016, the European Forum with its general... read more

2016/02/23 European Cities Marketing exports its ECM Summer School

European Cities Marketing is going global and exports its ECM Summer School education programme outside Europe. The first edition of the ECM Academy was launched on Friday February 19, 2016 in... read more

2016/01/13 Survey: 40% in favour of banning smartphones during conferences

In a recent survey by IMEX America in conjunction with Meeting Professionals International (MPI), 40 per cent of respondents agreed with the proposition that ‘to maximize attention, delegates should... read more

2015/03/16 Education with some surprises

Eric de Groot, the renowned meeting designer from the Netherlands and author of “Into the Heart of Meetings”, visits Cologne on May 28 and 29, 2015 for a Meeting Design Training Course.Meeting... read more

2015/01/06 Final program for 2015 now online

The AIPC Academy is a convention centre-specific learning experience designed to address the critical need for centres to maintain fully qualified staff in a highly competitive industry. It provides... read more

2014/06/26 Marked by growth

With the largest Imex in Frankfurt to date wrapped-up in May, show organizers the Imex Group have confirmed that the fourth edition of Imex America in Las Vegas, beginning October 14, 2014, will also... read more

2014/06/02 Tailored to visitors’ needs

Experts from the meetings industry as well as key vertical sectors have created a targeted education programme for The Meetings Show 2014 with streams dedicated to agency bookers, corporate planners,... read more

2014/02/11 Breakthrough achieved

Expanded educational features, hosted buyer programmes and familiarisation trips helped boost interest among domestic and international event organisers this year in the Slovenian MICE trade fair... read more

2013/11/01 EVVC: Rousing young talent

328 delegates attended the EVVC Management Fachtagung from October 27 to 29 at the Hannover Congress Centrum (HCC). Interactive forums on topics such as training and compliance placed a special... read more

2013/08/13 Focus on qualified recruitment

For Germany to be able to continue playing a leading role in the MICE industry, the country needs above all one thing: qualified junior staff. And according to complaints from the hospitality... read more