Inside MICE

2012/02/01 IMEX education programme now has two big industry partners

The IMEX exhibition’s Future Leaders Forum (FLF) has an important new partner. Alongside the association Meeting Professionals International (MPI), MCI, a world-leading live communication company, is... read more

2012/02/01 “Meetings Industry 2030”

From June 18 to 20, 2012 the ICC International Congress Center Berlin hosts the Meeting Experts Conference (MEXCON 2012), the first joint Hauptstadtkongress (Capital City Congress) of the conference,... read more

2012/01/12 17 hotels already certified sustainable

Tried and found sustainable: half of all Lindner Hotels & Resorts have already received certification from Germany's sustainability and economics institute Deutsches Institut für Nachhaltigkeit und... read more

2012/01/12 New line of business for KMK

Trade fair and conference management company Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress-GmbH (KMK) and the UITP - International Association of Public Transport headquartered in Brussels have signed a cooperation... read more

2011/12/13 Danish Sustainable Events Initiative

Leaders from the Danish Meetings Industry collaborate with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to deliver sustainable events for the 2012 EU Presidency. The collaboration targets certification... read more

2011/12/09 First hotel group to receive ISO 50001 certification

NH Hoteles says it is the first hotel group in the world to have received the ISO 50001 audit certificate, the premier standard for the certification of energy management systems. This comes as... read more

2011/12/06 New sustainability offensive

The GCB German Convention Bureau will receive funding from the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU), one of Europe’s largest foundations promoting innovative and exemplary environmental projects, to... read more

2011/12/06 Conventa wins Sustainable Stand Award

Conventa is fully committed to reduce the negative environmental impacts of the trade show by implementing sustainable practices that add value to all participants and the local community.Winning... read more

2011/11/23 New Leadership for the JMIC

The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced that Philippe Fournier, President of the International Association of PCO's (IAPCO) and Managing Director for France, MCI Group, has assumed... read more

2011/11/18 Meetings market USA/Germany

The German Convention Bureau (GCB) commissioned TNS Infratest to examine how the US and German meeting markets are intermeshed. The wide-ranging study also investigated the key industries through... read more

2011/11/16 SITE EMEA Forum heading for Berlin

The international network Site Global – Society of Incentive & Travel Executives – has chosen Berlin to host its European conference, the EMEA Forum. This takes place from June 18 to 20, 2012 at... read more

2011/11/09 Companies planning more business travel

The slowdown in economic growth is not yet reflected in business travel. According to a VDR survey, the majority of companies are even scheduling more business trips.Roughly 70 percent of the... read more

2011/10/17 World record in sustainable flying

Air France has set a world record. On the French airline’s second Green Flight from Toulouse-Blagnac to Paris-Orly, which took one hour and twenty minutes, the Airbus A321 left the smallest ever... read more

2011/10/11 darmstadtium to be the host

The next greenmeetings & events conference will take place from February 26 to 27, 2013 at the darmstadtium in Darmstadt, following a decision by the advisory committee in its meeting on... read more

2011/10/06 All change

1,700 national and international professional attendees and hosted buyers from 15 markets plus renewed certification in accordance with Austria’s “Green Meetings” environmental label criteria – that... read more

2011/10/04 EVVC gearing up for the future

During its 12th Management Conference from September 25 to 27, 2011 at the Liederhalle cultural and convention centre in Stuttgart the board of the European Association of Event Centres (EVVC)... read more

2011/08/17 New criteria for certified corporate travel and convention hotels

The hotel certification department of the German corporate travel association VDR has updated the audit criteria for certification of business travel and convention hotels. The test committee has... read more

2011/05/09 Expectations already surpassed

The organizers of the IMEX America already now see their expectations for the premiere event in October of this year exceeded. They expect to welcome over 1,500 exhibiting companies from more than... read more

2011/05/08 “Being sustainable must become cool”

The positive response to the 2nd greenmeetings and events conference in Mainz is seen by its organisers as evidence that awareness for the necessity of green meetings has arrived in Germany in all... read more

2011/04/07 Convention Centres of the Future – A Role to Play!

One of the most interesting and, at the same time challenging, conclusions to come out of our recent AIPC Annual Conference was the idea that the expansion, redevelopment and updating of convention... read more

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