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Third of event attendees willing to travel ten hours to international events

Ten hours plus travel is great news for international events Despite a recent poll saying 58% of domestic attendees want to keep journeys time to less than an hour, international travellers are far more flexible with 32% willing to travel ten hours.  The figures, which come from a poll taken amongst 120 Barbican clients clearly show that whilst distances need ...

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Meeting Planners Need to Prepare for the Unthinkable

Prevention, Mitigation, Recovery In the wake of recent violent attacks, the responsibility of event planners to keep people safer became even more urgent. “Most planners don’t like to think about the unthinkable,” says Fran Rickenbach, executive vice president of the Association of Destination Management Executives International (ADMEI), who spearheaded the Emergency Preparedness Certificate Program that launched its first two-day training ...

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Corporate Travel Forum Beijing Opens Access To Wider Network

In City And Gives Preview Of Upcoming CTW China 2018   Beijing.– The Corporate Travel Forum Beijing, organised by TTG Events and Carlson Wagonlit Travel China, took place on 1 November at the Grand Mercure Beijing Central. The full-day educational forum covered topics on travel and expense, traveller satisfaction, data analytics and security, and explored the rapid growth of the ...

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Check off your Bucket List Promotion- Help Puerto Rico’s Recovery by Turning Everyone’s Meeting Lists into Bucket Lists

Destination Shares Bucket List Promotion San Juan.- Meet Puerto Rico (MPR), the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) responsible for attracting meetings, conventions, trade shows, sporting events and incentive groups to Puerto Rico, is launching the “Experience Puerto Rico” promotion – with one message – Puerto Rico’s meetings industry is here – from the Convention Center to member hotels to many attractions ...

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A ‘rAWr’-ING Success!

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Win Third Consecutive Accolade At rAWr Awards 2017 Kuala Lumpur.– The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) scored a ‘hattrick’ at the recent rAWr (Recognising Award Winning Results) Awards 2017, when the venue was announced winner (for the third consecutive time) of the ‘Purpose Built Convention & Exhibition Centre Award For Excellence’. Speaking on the Centre’s ...

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Inaugural Dubai Association Conference set to Provide Platform for Growth

The conference will be held 11-12 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre The first-ever Dubai Association Conference is set to focus on building the association community, skills development and sharing best practices, with organisers unveiling a rich programme for next month’s event. The Dubai Association Conference is being hosted by the Dubai Association Centre (DAC), a joint initiative of ...

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Kaohsiung Selected as 2020 ICCA Congress Destination

Eight ICCA destination teams submitted first round bids The ICCA Board of Directors has selected Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, on the island of Taiwan, as the host destination for the 2020 Congress, following what was the most competitive bidding exercise in the association’s history.  This was announced during the General Assembly at the 56th ICCA Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. A ...

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Meetings Mean Business Canada targets Western Canada

Continuing its mission to advocate for the power of face-to-face meetings, Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMB Canada) visited Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary to connect with Business Events Industry executive leaders on October 26 and 27, 2017. Meetings Mean Business Canada Chair, and CEO of Meeting Escrow, Grant Snider along with fellow board members, Reggie Lang of WestJet and Heidi Welker ...

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Darwin Convention Centre Wins NT Brolga Award

The industry’s most prestigious event of the year Photos by: Darwin Convention centre The Darwin Convention Centre won the Business Event Venues category for the 2017 Brolga Northern Territory Tourism Awards, the highest accolade in the Northern Territory tourism industry. The awards ceremony took place on Saturday 11 November in Alice Springs, where the industry’s leading tourism businesses and individuals ...

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“Charme&Adventure” to Bring Unique Entertainment-and-Television Experience

To the MICE Industry Antarctic explorer and global documentary-maker launches event business with cinema-class location and video-capture experience Milan, Italy.– Roberto Cèpparo, son of the celebrated Italian explorer, writer and entrepreneur Renato Cèpparo, with Emanuele, Renato’s grandson, has launched “Charme&Adventure” – a new and unique service targeted on the MICE industry offering entertainment and cinema-class film production to corporate events. ...

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