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Brussels successfully hosted European Association Summit 2017

EASummit2017 Brussels PCMAphotoWith almost 200 participants, Brussels successfully hosted European Association Summit 2017. With a 30% increase in interest compared with the previous edition, the summit has become a reference point when it comes to gatherings of representatives from international associations.

MPI World Education Congress Returns to Las Vegas

MPI WEC17 logoMeeting Professionals International (MPI) organizes its World Education Congress (WEC) between June 19 – 22, 2017, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The educational program will help attendees learn how to produce unique, memorable experiences that capture the imaginations of diverse, multi-generational audiences and rally them to connect, learn and interact.

Radisson Blu launches Blu Planet for Meetings

blu planet for meetingsRadisson Blu is launching Blu Planet for Meetings, making meetings carbon-free at Radisson Blu hotels worldwide by the end of the year. The selected First Climate carbon offsetting projects contribute to fighting global warming and support the UN Sustainable Development goals.

Langkawi to Host PATA Travel Mart 2018

langkawiLangkawi is the venue for PATA Travel Mart 2018 (PTM 2018) with this signature Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) event being hosted by Tourism Malaysia and Langkawi Development Authority. The announcement was by the Association’s CEO Dr. Mario Hardy during the PATA Annual Summit in Negombo, Sri Lanka.

Estonia to host more than 260 events

With a few weeks remaining until July 1st, the day Estonia begins its six-month term at the helm of the Council of the EU, the country has its plans firmly set on both the event-hosting and political fronts. More than 260 events that are slated to take place during the period, pulling in an estimated 25,000 visitors from abroad.


Kenes Group opens office in Bulgaria

kenes group bulgariaKenes Group, a leading Professional Conference Organizer (PCO) and Association Management Company (AMC), announced the opening of a new local office in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Sri Lanka hosts PATA Annual Summit 2017

pata annual summit2017The PATA Annual Summit 2017 (PAS 2017), under the theme ‘Disruption. Innovation. Transformation: The Future of Tourism’, opened in Negombo, Sri Lanka on May 18 with 406 delegates from 191 organisations representing 39 countries attending the four-day event.

“It's never too late to start your own business”

HongKong Entrepreneur Day2017A record turnout of more than 17,600 visitors, 3.5 per cent more than the previous year, attended Entrepreneur Day on 19-20 May at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the two-day event hosted more than 270 exhibitors from various sectors for its ninth edition.

World’s Premier Young President Organization Gathers at Royal Cliff Hotels Group

The award-winning Royal Cliff Hotels Group recently welcomed prestigious members of the exclusive Young President’s Organization (YPO), the world’s premier chief executive leadership during its highly anticipated GREW2D networking event. GREW2D is an event for Golf, Real estate, Networking, Wines and Automobiles.  

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Selecting the right keynote speaker for your event

keynote speakerSelecting the perfect keynote speaker for your next conference, meeting or event is very crucial for a memorable event. Keep in mind that a big-name keynote speaker may not be enough to inspire meeting attendees.

Vienna’s meetings industry set new records in 2016

Vienna’s meetings industry set new records in 2016: at EUR 1,072 million, the sector’s contribution to Austrian GDP broke the billion euro mark once again, and with more than 4,000 congresses and corporate events generating 1.7 million overnight stays, the year represented an all-time high for the capital as a meetings destination.

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BMW Group Event Forum presents Premium Lounge, learn more at IMEX 2017

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In 2016, around 52,000 guests visited the BMW Group Event Forum within the framework of award ceremonies, congresses and festive occasions. In 2017, the success story will continue. The BMW Welt, which in addition to the BMW Museum and the BMW Group Classic is the largest location of the BMW Group Event Forum, announced the opening of the Premium Lounge as well as with an award-winning upgrade of existing technical media.

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