Day: October 1, 2018

Casablanca – open to the world

Stephanie Ackland tracks some of the fast changes helping turn Casablanca into a conference hub. [hr gap=”30″] 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 many in...

Colombia’s economy is powering up events

Colombia’s national tourism board ProColombia shares its strategic approach to growing its events sector. [hr gap=”30″] 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 Arts...

Biggest-ever inVOYAGE event kicks off in Ras Al Khaimah

Organisers have said 200 event professionals are meeting in Ras Al Khaimah this week for inVOYAGE 2018, making it the biggest ever. The fifth annual inVOYAGE is designed to bring together luxury travel brands with high-level event planners representing some of the world’s leading corporations for two days of meetings, networking, education and exclusive experiences. International buyers are attend...

HIMSS and Health 2.0 combine for digital health conference in Finland

The HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Conference will be held on 11-13 June 2019 in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. The conference will bring the best of both worlds: HIMSS’ knowledge, expertise and thought leadership in healthcare digitization and Health 2.0’s network of entrepreneurs and investors, showcasing the latest cutting edge and innovative health tech solutions. Over the course of the th...

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 other specialists working in the fie...

Creative and tech events flourishing in Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh is celebrating a number of creative and technological wins following recent events which have concluded in the capital. The Edinburgh International Culture Summit and FinTech Fortnight have welcomed key influencers to collaborate across the city. They form part of the Make it Edinburgh marketing campaign, which is seeking to attract more creative and technology-led events to ...