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WORLDEVENTS OPENS FRENCH BASE IN LYON posted on: 30/11/2010 12:08:44
FRANCE - Event management agency and professional conference organiser WorldEvents Group has established an office in Lyon.
Key Account Manager Zoë Adam (pictured), from the company’s European office in Amsterdam, will take on the role of General Manager for France.
“France is an important market for us and one in which we already do a lot of business,” said Adam. “Having an office will help us to service and develop relationships with our existing clients as well as create new business opportunities.”
Group Sales and Marketing Director, Mark Saxby, said: “There have been a number of meetings with existing and new clients in the build up to this announcement and the response has been very positive with some live opportunities currently under discussion.”
WorldEvents, headquartered in West Yorkshire, has offices located in the UK, USA, Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Singapore and Hong Kong.
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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.