Vikki Carley heads to the so-called â€˜birthplace of democracyâ€™, Athens, to see how the cityâ€™s MICE market is holding up in what has been an extremely challenging year for the Greek economy.
AIPC President, Edgar Hirt says we can all shape the convention centres of the future.
Sarah O’Donnell heads to Reed Travel Exhibitions’ Chinese meetings trade show, CIBTM, and finds a local industry craving to climb the Great Wall of meetings knowledge.
CMW’s sister publication Conference News is supporting Movember, a fun event dedicated to raising awareness of prostate cancer and collecting cash for cancer research.
The long-awaited Convention Centre, Dublin, officially opened for business on 7 September after 40 months of construction, and anticipation. Sarah Oâ€™Donnell walks the floor to see what it will offer the local and international meetings industry.
At the recent Chinese meetings industry exhibition CIBTM, Sarah Oâ€™Donnell spoke to the CEO of host venue, the China National Convention Center, Haiying Liu, about its role in an evolving national meetings industry.
ICCA Chief Executive Officer Martin Sirk marks the 49th ICCA Congress card for this monthâ€™s Hyderabad gathering of the association.
With nearby destinations in Malaysia and Thailand offering a greater range of post-conference and extra-curricular activities, how is Singapore positioning itself in the Southeast Asian MICE market?
Rejoicing at its step up in the 2009 ICCA rankings, the countryâ€™s Team Malaysia is helping to secure large numbers of business events. With the sudden need for space to keep up with demand, Malaysia is looking to break new ground, literally and figuratively. Sarah Oâ€™Donnell reports.
Dubai suffered huge financial shock in 2009, with the emirate scaling back construction plans and requiring financial back up from its big brother, Abu Dhabi. International events sands appear to be running in favour of the Dubai World Trade Centre, however, which posts visitor and delegate growth.