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2013/01/07 Deadline extended to January 14.

Organisers with a particularly strong commitment to sustainability, but who have been unable in the busy run-up to Christmas to find time to enter the competition for the sustainability award, can... read more

2013/01/02 Association moving from Bad Homburg to Frankfurt

The European Association of Event Centres (EVVC) is relocating in the New Year, taking up residence in the heart of Frankfurt at Eschersheimer Landstrasse 23.Visitors to the EVVC can take the... read more

2012/12/06 Rezidor hosts Energy Round Table in Frankfurt

With the intention of highlighting specific examples of sustainable management, on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 the Rezidor Hotel Group hosted an Energy Round Table at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Frankfurt... read more

2012/11/26 Greened UN Congress

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) hails the congress it staged 2012 in Vienna as the most environmentally friendly Global South-South Development Expo in its history.... read more

2012/11/16 MICE Day to raise awareness for rules of engagement in the industry

The ITB MICE Day on March 6, 2013 takes a look behind the scenes of event planning, providing an overview of the different rules of play and their finer points in the events industry. Increasingly,... read more

2012/11/15 New Ruhr.Meeting umbrella brand launched

Labelled “Ruhr.Meeting – die Macher im Westen” (the movers and shapers in the West [ofGermany]), the cities in theRuhrmetropolis are poised to promote their offerings to the meetings and conference... read more

2012/11/14 Hilton Garden Inn launches first hotel in Switzerland

Hilton Worldwide announced on November 13 the opening of the Hilton Garden Inn in Davos. It is the first property inSwitzerlandunder the Hilton Garden Inn label. The hotel is situated directly... read more

2012/11/09 More business travel expected for 2013

Notwithstanding downward revision of the economic growth forecast, the VDR German Business Travel Association expects to see more business trips and higher spending on business mobility in the coming... read more

2012/11/09 Seamless mobility

Germanyis a global infrastructure leader, according to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) recently-published Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013. In a global comparison of productivity and... read more

2012/11/06 German Environment Minister Peter Altmaier accepts patronage

Federal Minister of the Environment Peter Altmaier is to act as patron of the upcoming greenmeetings and events conference taking place on February 26 and 27, 2013 at the darmstadtium in Darmstadt.... read more

2012/10/19 Satisfaction on business trips increases company loyalty

For companies, business trips are essential to economic success, since they are designed to sign and seal business deals. For their staff, however, business travel often means one thing in particular... read more

2012/09/18 Maritim Focuses on Sustainability in Event Management

Maritim's newly launched "ProUmwelt" (pro-environment) initiative has identified protecting the environment and sustainable development as key targets. A review of the areas of energy, waste, water,... read more

2012/09/14 No.1 in terms of sustainability and culture

Stuttgart is now even more competitive as convention and congress destination: according to recent surveys, the city can now advertise itself as most sustainable metropolis andGermany's culture city... read more

2012/09/14 Industry experts applaud debut event in Salzburg

Straightforward, transparent, well-arranged: delegate opinions on the new meeting section of the Messezentrum Salzburg were unanimous. From September 9 to 11, 2012, delegates from approximately 330... read more

2012/08/13 Innovative tool measures stress factors on business trips

The CWT Solutions Group, global consultant to Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), has developed the CWT Travel Stress Index. The tool measures stress factors on business trips and determines the extra... read more

2012/08/02 Lufthansa Training & Conference Center Seeheim is awarded quality seal for...

The German trade association for travel management (Verband Deutsches Reisemanagement e.V.; VDR) recently certified the Lufthansa Training & Conference Center Seeheim for its sustained quality. The... read more

2012/08/02 LED lights: good for ecology and budget

The progressing climate change is a challenge also on the hotel industry; an ever-increasing number of guests are concerned about a positive eco-balance. This has also prompted Dorint Hotels &... read more

2012/07/20 Curtain to rise for first MICE + Business Travel Market in February 2013

With a total volume of around EUR 57 billion, the business travel market is a major sales generator for the German economy. Owing to the consistently increasing consolidation of the market segments... read more

2012/07/16 Positive image gain

Germany is becoming increasingly popular as an event destination. But with a sharper profile regions and cities could notch up far better performance. The German meetings industry closed the... read more

2012/07/09 Royal College of Physicians elected "World's Best Convention Center"

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) inLondonis the winner 2012 of the Apex Award "World'sBestConvention Center" awarded by the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC) and presented to... read more

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