Day: June 12, 2018

The Z-Factor: MPI Poland’s Wojciech Liszka on the rise

Global meetings industry organisation Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has awarded its highest distinction in the Rise Award Member of the Year. The recognition went to Wojciech Liszka – founder and CEO of Z-Factor, representing MPI Poland Chapter. Rise Award Member of the Year recognises the people who are particularly committed to the development of this organisation and actively work f...

Joyce Leveston to join MCCA in Boston

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) has announced the hiring of Joyce Leveston as general manager. Leveston will join the Boston team on 16 July. In her new role she will be responsible for overseeing the MCCA’s overall business operations teams and contract partners with a major focus on leadership, management and direction to further enhance the customer’s experience at the Bost...

BIMOS showcase at BEXCO in South Korea

Busan’s BEXCO centre staged one of its largest annual events, the Busan International Motor Show (BIMOS), 7-17 June. Top brands were on display in South Korea’s second largest city.

Wynn Resorts appoints first chief sustainability officer

Wynn Resorts recently announced the appointment of Erik Hansen as the first chief sustainability officer at the Las Vegas-based company. In this newly-created role, Hansen is responsible for the development of the company’s global sustainability strategy and energy procurement goals. “Erik has proven to be a visionary as we continue to deepen our company’s sustainability strategy and make monument...

Talking about Toronto’s tech boom

Mark Crawford, Business Events Toronto, writes about the tech boom taking place in Toronto, Canada. Toronto has emerged as one of the world’s fastest-growing tech markets, and groups choosing the city for their meetings are poised to benefit from what’s happening here in the sector. Not only is Toronto an appealing international destination to people from all over the world, it has a large proport...