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Frugality and fidelity

The meetings journey of the healthcare professional (HCP) is significantly more convoluted than it is for conference attendees and PCOs in other industries. While these employees and employers attend business events for fundamentally the same reason as anyone else, namely to expand their knowledge, connect with their peers and discuss new advances in treatment, they…

Mexico City
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Conjuring up more than magic

he ‘Pueblos Mágicos’ or Magical Towns of Mexico is a promotional programme developed by Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism in 2001. Each city appointed as such has been subject to great events or practices a special set of traditions and legends. The colonial town of Saltillo is one such destination, a city promoted for its great…

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Philadelphia stakes

After attracting criticism over high prices and less than cutting edge service levels, Pennsylvania Convention Center took the bold decision to embark on a radical programme to shake up its offering from the ground up. As president & CEO John McNichol puts it: “The city of Philadelphia was on an upward trajectory, but we were…

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The big venue daddy

CMW asks ICC Sydney CEO Geoff Donaghy about the big new baby coming on stream in the harbour and much more besides Can you bring us up to date on the ICC Sydney project and opening? After three years of pre-opening marketing, an extensive recruitment and training programme, and a three-month intensive operational readiness period of…

The Fontenay Hamburg
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Meeting space: the future

The Future Meeting Space programme is a multi-year research effort undertaken by the German Convention Bureau (GCB), European Association of Event Centres (EVCC), and the Fraunhofer Institute of Industrial Engineering (IAO). It is designed to provide planners and suppliers with insights and hands-on tools to make their meetings more futuristic, and to stay ahead of…

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Germany’s Gateway

With Hamburg’s Congress Centre (CCH) closing for a major two-year €197m (US$206m) renovation project set to make it Germany’s biggest convention centre by 2019, the city is not breaking its conference stride and has plenty else to offer international planners. This exciting city on the Elbe is opening up on many other meeting fronts, providing…

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