Expert Opinion


4 ways the meeting industry is changing and how hotels can capitalise

By Matthew Stubbs, CEO, BookingTek The meetings and events industry is thriving, says Issa Jouaneh, general manager of American Express Meetings & Events. In fact, the industry is set to grow in all regions of the world in 2018, according to the company’s latest research. But growth doesn’t mean the industry will stand still. Technology and demographics mean that 2018 is likely to be a y...

Innovating the nation

Rory Archibald, business development manager at VisitScotland, outlines how Scotland has kept itself in the international spotlight Scotland has always been a confident nation. Confident in our heritage, traditions and craftsmanship. Confident in the ideas that emerge from the collaboration that Scotland can generate thanks to the size of our country and our proximity to each other. We’ve always b...

Elevating Canada’s perception

By Chantal Sturk-Nadeau, executive director, Business Events Canada Canada is home to the extraordinary, and Business Events Canada wants international meeting and event planners to know it. Strategy is key in elevating this perception in an ever evolving and competitive industry environment. Back in 2013 Business Events Canada (BEC) realised that meetings and events can create a lasting legacy. T...

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