Day: January 22, 2018

Globes spin out major business conference at ICC Jerusalem

The International Convention Centre (ICC) Jerusalem hosted one of the country’s most prestigious business event – the Israel Business Conference (IBC) of Globes, which took place from 10-11 January 2018. For two decades, Globes, Israel’s business newspaper, has been hosting the Israel Business Conference (IBC) For this year’s event, thousands of business people, government offici...

Taliban attack on conference hotel in Kabul leaves 20 dead

The death toll from a Taliban terror attack on a hotel in Kabul has risen to 20, including 14 foreigners. The guests were shot during a 14-hour terror rampage. The Intercontinental hotel is a state-owned hotel not connected to the global chain of the same name. It is popular as a conference and wedding venue in the Afghan capital. Guests attending an IT conference tried to flee, according to one r...

Ovation Global DMC expands into London

Ovation Global DMC, a provider of destination management services, has announced it is to expand its reach into the UK market. Operating from its central London office, Ovation DMC has a team of talented specialists with over two decades of experience in destination management and a unique knowledge of London and other UK major cities. The UK division designs and produces high touch incentive and ...

Informa still to convince with planned deal to create $12.5bn events giant

PUBLISHED: 16:55 16/01/18 UPDATED: 09:17 22/01/18 The latest moves towards a UBM/Informa merger have met with some doubts in the City of London and among industry experts that a deal will be struck any time soon. “A merger of the two event organiser giants has been the subject of speculation in the City for much of the last decade,” former UFI (the global association for the exhibition industry) m...