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The Hague to host World Sterilization Congress in 2019

The city of The Hague, on the North Sea coast of the western Netherlands, will host the 20th World Sterilization Congress that will take place on 30 October - 2 November 2019. Organised by the World Federation for Hospital Sterilization Sciences (WFHSS), the congress will welcome over 1200 delegates at World Forum The Hague.


Argentina hosted the 2nd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism

To highlight the relevance of wine and gastronomy as key components of tourism development, the 22nd UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism was held in Mendoza, Argentina on 29-30 September. The Conference was co-organized by UNWTO and the Ministry of Tourism of Argentina, in collaboration with the Region of Mendoza and the Chamber of Tourism of Argentina.

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Dubai hosts global elite party planning event

Planners Xtraordinaire ShowLeading personalities and pioneers from the $5 billion global elite party planning industry will arrive in Dubai for the Planners Xtraordinaire Show taking place at the luxurious Palazzo Versace Hotel Dubai from 3rd to 5th October 2017.

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre gets ready for the World's Top Electronics Marketplace

The 37th HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) and the 21st electronicAsia will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from 13 to 16 October. Meanwhile, the 19th HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition) (27-30 October) and the second HKTDC Hong Kong International Outdoor and Tech Light Expo (26-29 October) will take place at the HKCEC and AsiaWorld-Expo respectively.


IMEX America will be held as scheduled in Las Vegas

imex america2017 logo“We are shocked and saddened at the events that have taken place in Las Vegas over the past 24 hours. We can confirm that IMEX America will be going ahead at the Sands Expo next week from Oct 10 – 12 (Smart Monday, Oct. 9),” says Ray Bloom, Chairman and Carina Bauer, CEO IMEX Group at an email sent earlier today.

Event Masters unveils new PCO department

As demand for the organisation of international congresses has been rising within the sector, Event Masters unveiled a new PCO department. Jan Van den Broeck, a renowned Professional Conference Organiser in Belgium, named the manager for the new PCO department.

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San Antonio to host CIA’s Latin Cuisine Summit and Festival

The tastes and culture of the Caribbean will be celebrated in San Antonio October 18–21. Now in its third year, The Culinary Institute of America's Latin Cuisine Summit and Festival will focus on the culinary heritage and contributions of Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba. With a changing focus every year, this year's event is titled "Arriba el Caribe."

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The Convention Centre Dublin to host UEFA 2020 draw

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) will host the live televised UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying draw, which will take place on 2 December 2018. The 2020 championships mark the 60th anniversary of UEFA’s prestigious competition.

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Fukuyama City to host Rose Convention

Fukuyama City, located in the east of Hiroshima Prefecture, has promoted community development planning through the cultivation of roses by citizens, organizations, and the local government for over sixty years.

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Routes Americas Aviation Forum to be held in Quebec

The first Canadian Routes Americas will take place in 2019 following a successful bid from Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport. Routes Americas 2017 in Las Vegas was attended by 830 delegates from 100 airlines, 260 airports and 40 tourism authorities, and Quebec can expect a similar gathering in 2019.

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Chiang Mai to host ASEAN Tourism Forum in January

atf2018Chiang Mai is preparing to the ASEAN Tourism Forum 2018 (ATF) from 22 to 26 January, 2018. The event, which rotates between ASEAN member nations every year, comprises numerous high-level public and private sector meetings.

ITE HCMC 2017 successfully completed

The International Travel Expo Ho Chi Minh City - ITE HCMC, the Greater Mekong sub-region’s largest and most established international travel event, concluded its 13th annual event in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on 9 September. ftnNEWS attended ITE HCMC together with 305 international buyers from 40 countries and territories, and 40 international media.

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