Articles by Conference and Meeting World

Conference & Meetings World is published for the international conference and meetings industry. It tackles the issues facing organisers of international events. The editorial is independent, fresh and news driven, with a global reach.


Standing secure together

Good security demands a joint effort, says Geoff Donaghy After a year like we’ve just experienced, it’s hard to think of major public events like conventions and exhibitions without also thinking about security. On the one hand, these are activities that depend for their success on attracting large numbers of people who may be more…


Taking it to the top

FreemanXP is an enabler for organisers to satisfy the needs of their audience. Now it has produced a new report to shed some light on what those needs might be. Event experience agency FreemanXP creates content and conference programmes for events including the giant printing show Drupa in Germany; no small fry.  In order to rationalise the…


PCMA in Vancouver

Canada’s convention capital hosted the Convening Leaders annual conference early this year, an event resulting in a $6.2m direct spend for the local economy. The Vancouver Convention Centre, Tourism Vancouver and the local hospitality community in this part of Canada welcomed 4,000 meeting planners and supplier members of the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) for…

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