Daily Archives: October 1, 2018


Casablanca – open to the world

Stephanie Ackland tracks some of the fast changes helping turn Casablanca into a conference hub. Like many cities in Morocco, change in Casablanca is happening fast, with a booming business hub, new hotels, business parks, multi-use marina, public venues. The economic heart of Morocco clearly has ambitious plans. For business, congresses and events, Casablanca has…


Colombia’s economy is powering up events

Colombia’s national tourism board ProColombia shares its strategic approach to growing its events sector. Colombia, South America’s fourth largest economy, is moving ahead with growth according to the OECD. The country is projected to pick up to about 3%, as lower interest rates, stronger infrastructure spending, lower corporate taxes and higher oil prices all boost…


Meet in Reykjavík graduates to three more university partnerships

Meet in Reykjavík CVB has recently signed agreements with Bifröst University, Hólar University College and the Agricultural University of Iceland, all designed to increase the number of international academic meetings and conferences held by universities in Iceland. The agreements follow partnerships signed with the University of Iceland, Reykjavík University and the Iceland University of the…


ERS gets fifth wind in Vienna

The international congress of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) will return to the Austrian capital for a fifth time in 2020. Around 20,000 pulmonary and respiratory experts will meet at Reed Messe Wien for the congress’s 30th edition, 5-9 September 2020. The annual ERS congress is the world’s largest scientific get-together for physicians, researchers and…

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