Day: July 23, 2018

Partnering up with AI

Georgios Kipouros (pictured), co-founder and event director of AI Business & The AI Summit global exhibition series, discusses AI and its role in helping the business events industry reach new heights. In 1965, Gordon Moore observed “how overall processing power for computers will double every two years,” predicting that “this trend will continue into the foreseeable future”. Moore’s Law, the ...

Making a point on wellbeing in M&E

Sarah Mayo, (pictured top) co-founder of newly launched POINT3 Wellbeing (a UK company that supports people and businesses with health and wellbeing programmes) speaks to CMW and sheds some light on health and wellbeing within the international business events sector. Stress management and positive mental health are increasingly on the agenda of companies that recognise the urgent need to combat t...

ICC Sydney pioneers plastic bottle waste reduction in M&E

In an on-going commitment to reduce its ecological footprint, International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) in Australia has announced, 23 July, more than a million plastic water bottles have been saved through its partnership with Sydney Water. By promoting the use of Sydney’s tap water at events and using co-branded, reusable glass bottles in all meeting rooms, the initiative has significa...

Handan Boyce appointed to manage Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Centre

The Istanbul Convention and Exhibition Center (ICEC) has announced the appointment of Handan Boyce as its new general manager. She has replaced Güniz Atis Azrak, the former GM. Boyce is an experienced industry operator who has been the GM of the Halic Congress Center in Istanbul since 2011 and has held key positions in international industry associations ICCA and AIPC. Istanbul’s international con...