Day: April 27, 2018

Mash TV presents Global Event Summit 2018

The commission model was the big talking point at CMW’s sister title Conference News’ first Global Events Summit, which took place in Chamonix, 18-21 April. Senior level representatives from leading agencies First, BCD Meetings & Events, WRG Creative, The Turner Agency, Inntel, Meet and Potato, and Carlson Wagonlit Travel discussed in detail their views and shared experiences. Read the f...

Meet Montréal: City of neuroscience

Michel Bourdon, vice-president, Sales and Convention services at Tourisme Montréal branches off from biology and unpacks the nuances of neuroscience resonating in the city of Montréal, Canada. A vibrant and multifaceted metropolis, Montréal beckons visitors with its Old-World architecture, lush outdoor spaces, hipster cafés and shops and a feisty sense of carpe diem. Aesthetic appeal aside, Montré...

London’s QEII Centre delivers most successful year to date

Central London conference venue the QEII Centre has reported its most successful financial year to date, with significant increases in revenue, occupancy and turnover. The 2017/18 financial year saw QEII achieve a £14.23m (US$19.66m) turnover, which is an increase of 23.5% (£2.71m) on the previous year. Thanks to an increase in occupancy ratio of 15% year-on-year, revenue through room hire reached...

Meetings Mean Business Canada coalition update

The Board of Directors and Advisory Council of industry lobby campaign Meetings Mean Business Canada Coalition (formerly known as Business Events Industry Coalition of Canada) has announced a doubling of its supporters to over 100, following the signing of a licensing agreement in February 2017 with Meetings Mean Business. In November 2017 the campaign also signed an agreement with the Tourism Ind...