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ICC DURBAN COMES OUT CAGE FIGHTING posted on: 8/11/2010 10:43:23
SOUTH AFRICA - The International Convention Centre Durban has come out fighting for a new kind of business stream, with the MMA King of the Cage Fight hosted at the venue’s Arena on 25 November.
ICC Durban Acting CEO Jeremy Hurter, said: “We are incredibly excited to be hosting an international title fight of this stature in the ICC Arena. The event is a first for Durban and the ICC and will showcase just how well the ICC Arena can accommodate sporting events. We will be working with the organisers to ensure that patrons will enjoy an evening of glamour and excitement similar to that of Madison Square Garden in New York City or Las Vegas.”
EUROPE - Conference organiser and event management software specialist Xing Events has launched its fourth annual online survey among event organisers on the subject of social media within the event industry.
AMERICAS - International Association of Conference Centres-Americas handed out its annual awards and scholarships at the 33rd IACC-Americas annual conference at Pacific Palms Resort in Los Angeles recently.
EUROPE - Scotland's Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC), in partnership with the James Hutton Institute, has announced that the European Society for Rural Sociology (ESRS) has chosen Aberdeen as the host City for its 2015 congress.
EUROPE - Amsterdam RAI posted a 2013 net profit of US$4.56m (2012: $2.9m). The venue management says the increased profits resulted from an exceptional conference year and growth in the RAI's international activities.