Daily Archives: February 20, 2018


SITE appoints new head of events

Following the recent appointments of Didier Scaillet as CEO and Pádraic Gilligan as chief marketing officer, the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) has announced that Tina Gaccetta (pictured) will join the leadership team as head of events effective 1 March. In this new position for the association, Gaccetta will be responsible for both strategy…


Exposition Universelle

CMW attended the historic opening of Paris’ new convention centre, the largest conference centre in Europe. Despite a spate of tragic terror incidents in recent years, Paris is looking towards a dynamic future, with the 2024 Olympic Games on the horizon, and events including the Art Paris Art Fair 2018 billed to be bigger than…


Sochi signatures: National convention bureau inks deals to help Russia’s regions attract major events

Russia’s new National Convention Bureau Association has signed a raft of agreements with individual Russian regional administrations to help drive events and investments to them. The agreements were signed at the Russian Investment Forum held 15-16 February in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. A session ‘Business Events: is there a new tool that could…

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