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EXCEL LONDON WINS 13 CONGRESSES FOR 2013 posted on: 13/7/2012 10:37:02
EUROPE - Excel London to the International Convention Centre London (ICC), is celebrating 13 congress wins for 2013.
The London venue is to host: the British Dental Association; the British Insurance Brokers Association; the British Cardiovascular Society; Cisco Live; the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers; the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation; the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology; the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition; the European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication; the European Stroke Conference; Fibre to the Home Conference and Expo; the Infection Prevention Society; and the INTECOL Congress.
James Rees, Director of Conferences and Events at Excel London, said: “ICC London has transformed London’s image as a congress destination. The jump to number seven in the ICCA rankings coupled with the Olympic effect has also helped increase London’s attractiveness as a leading events destination and we are seeing the effects of this, not just in 2013 but in future years as well.”
AMERICAS - Venue operator AEG Facilities has reversed years of financial deficit at the Los Angeles Convention Center and posted the first profits in years ($3.3m) following the centre's first year in private hands.
EUROPE - International booking agency and employee engagement specialist BI Worldwide, part of the Schoeneckers group, has appointed ex-EMEA regional director at the Pacific World DMC, Shaun Casey, as operations director.