Daily Archives: October 10, 2017

Deborah Sexton Water Tower-CNEW2

PCMA announces city for 2021 Convening Leaders

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) is to return to Texas for its Convening Leaders 2021. Having held the 2017 event in Austin, the association goes to the United States’ fourth-largest city, Houston, 10-13 January. The event continues to grow and now attracts 4,200 global professionals over three days for senior-level education, community building and…

Janet Sperstad

Smart Monday curtain raiser for IMEX America, as industry rallies post terror attack in Vegas

IMEX America 2017 opens today (10 October) in Las Vegas, following the eve of show traditional Smart Monday programme. This year 1,000 delegates attended Smart Monday, which witnessed 43 sessions. MPI Keynote Janet Sperstand (pictured) revealed the results of an IMEX and PSAV sponsored White Paper on Purposeful Meetings, the overarching theme of the day. On…


Leman cordial

Simon George immerses himself in Lausanne’s old world charm and marvels at the transformational power of modular technology at the STCC. Genteel, graceful and elegant, Lausanne exudes old world charm in a serene setting. Five-star establishments like the Royal Savoy, the Lausanne Palace and the grande dame Hotel du Lac, the belle epoque Beau Rivage,…


Tech revolution

Finding a digital marketing companion can be the key to upscaling your event, both in terms of prospect and manageability, writes Antony Reeve-Crook NetApp senior manager Kate Lechowicz says only events offering personalised experiences will emerge as clear winners in the years ahead. “We are living in a personalised world, and attendees expect that events…

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