Daily Archives: July 25, 2017

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Bangkok’s booming

A spate of projects are helping Thailand’s capital compete Thailand’s hedonistic epicentre, Bangkok, is regaining its global business audience after a dip following a military coup in 2014. Further incentivising companies is an improved common market (the Asean Economic Community (AEC)) tapping into more than US$2.6tn. Infrastructure investment is also rife, with plans for an…

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What’s in a name?

Geoff Donaghy discusses making a convention centre ‘International’ Convention centres worldwide comprise a wide spectrum of facilities, with few invariable constants, even in terms of fixed definitions (Congress centres? Convention centres? Conference centres?). At the same time, there is increasingly a blurring of such distinctions as do exist, with what were formerly more exclusively focused…

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Manchester standing strong

The recent terrorist attack at Manchester Arena brought horror and unwanted attention to the UK’s Northern Powerhouse city, which had been making big strides, with a new Mayor heading an internationalisation strategy designed to turn the city into a top 20 global city by 2035. Manchester is No.94 in the ICCA rankings with 27 qualifying…

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Business events survey finds that skills shortages are impacting industry

A skills survey of the business events sector, coordinated by Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) in partnership with the Australian Association of Convention Bureaux and the Exhibition & Events Association of Australia (EEAA), has found that critical skills gaps are considerably impacting the business events industry. With a significant survey response rate of 39%, one…

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