Daily Archives: February 7, 2017

The Fontenay Hamburg

Meeting space: the future

The Future Meeting Space programme is a multi-year research effort undertaken by the German Convention Bureau (GCB), European Association of Event Centres (EVCC), and the Fraunhofer Institute of Industrial Engineering (IAO). It is designed to provide planners and suppliers with insights and hands-on tools to make their meetings more futuristic, and to stay ahead of…


Germany’s Gateway

With Hamburg’s Congress Centre (CCH) closing for a major two-year €197m (US$206m) renovation project set to make it Germany’s biggest convention centre by 2019, the city is not breaking its conference stride and has plenty else to offer international planners. This exciting city on the Elbe is opening up on many other meeting fronts, providing…


#UncoverMelbourne at AIME

Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has launched a new social media competition for hosted buyers and visitors during the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) titled #UncoverMelbourne. Participants are encouraged to get inspired and upload what they have uncovered in Melbourne, and demonstrate this in their own unique and creative way on social media. During AIME…


Kenes Group reports major association contract wins

Professional conference organiser and association management company Kenes Group has won a number of major contracts, helping the company maintain a strong presence in medical and scientific conferences and events. Contract wins include European Stroke Organisation (ESO), World Psychiatric Association (WPA), World Federation of Neurology (WFN), European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS), and World Small…

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