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IT&CMA MEETINGS INDUSTRY TRADE SHOW CELEBRATES 20 YEARS posted on: 12/7/2012 09:17:52
ASIA - The Thailand-based Incentive Travel and Conventions, Meetings Asia (IT&CMA) trade show is to celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. It is co-held with the Corporate Travel World (CTW) Asia-Pacific event, which is marking its 15th anniversary.
IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific are organised by TTG Events, a business group of TTG Asia Media.
In celebration, Mr Ooi Peng Ee, GM of TTG Events; and Ms Prachoom Tantiprasertsuk, Chairperson for the Marketing Committee at Thailand Incentives and Conventions; and Ms Vichaya Soonthornsaratoon, Acting Director of Meetings Industry Department at the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau; join hands in celebrating the anniversaries (pictured).
Set to be held at the Bangkok Convention Center, Central World, Bangkok, the show covers the meetings and incentive sector of the Asia Pacific region. From 2012 forward, the event will incorporate luxury travel in its remit.
Thailand has hosted the event for 11 years and the 2012 edition of IT&CMA and the 15th CTW will be held 2-4 October 2012.
EUROPE - City analysts at Westhouse Securities have downgraded international exhibition and conference organiser, ITE Group, to a 'neutral' rating, and cut profit forecasts for the year by 15 per cent.
EUROPE - The recently launched Thessaloniki Convention Bureau featured among this year's selection of 'Conventa Wild Cards', a programme designed to help new or emerging meeting providers to enter the global meeting industry market.