Conference & Meetings World

Conference & Meetings World is published for the international conference and meetings industry. It tackles the issues facing organisers of international events. The editorial is independent, fresh and news driven, with a global reach.

Visit Malta Incentives and Meetings ⠀⠀⠀⠀ The ‎‎‎Meeting Point of the Mediterranean

With 300 days of sunshine a year, the Maltese Islands has tourism infrastructure that is open all year round offering event organisers the opportunity to hold events in any season of the year. Locations across Malta have recently been showcased on the big screen in Jurassic World Dominion, one of many blockbusters filmed in the Maltese Islands, hopefully giving inspiration to incentive planners fo...

Meeting Destination Vienna: The city’s newest hotels are leading the way in diversity, innovation and sustainability

From redesigned baroque palaces and on-site flower meadows to sustainable kitchens and social business innovation: numerous exciting new hotels are revitalising Vienna as a meeting destination. Many remarkable hotel projects are set to open in 2022 or have welcomed their first guests in recent months. Each one promises to deliver a fantastic setting for a wide range of meetings in one of the world...

An inspiring place for face-to-face

Imagine hosting your conference delegates at a glittering gala dinner set amidst the world’s largest indoor collection of totem poles. Or surrounding them with the largest collection of Canadian and Indigenous art anywhere. Or challenging them to brave the rapids of one of Canada’s mightiest rivers inside a rubber raft. Ottawa, Canada’s capital, offers business event planners and delegates a uniqu...

Scotland Gallery

New Zealand returns with new venues and impetus

New Zealand has reopened its borders and opened the first of three new generation, city-centre convention centres as it targets more international conferences. The purpose-built venues in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland will showcase the capability and increase the capacity of New Zealand to host exceptional business events. Bjoern Spreitzer, general manager of New Zealand and Business Event...

ICC Sydney’s first International event brings strong delegation

The return of face to face connection is driving healthy delegation for ICC Sydney’s hosted events and its organisers. From the desire to rub shoulders with experts in their fields to the desire to travel and experience a new city and venue – this shone through in ICC Sydney’s first international event since the pandemic, the 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Enginee...

Global meetings in Sydney: Proven legacies and future prospects

Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has for a long time collected data on the legacies and value of in-person meetings, from growth opportunities for early-career participants to sector development and global research and collaboration impact. The disruption of the last two years has increased people’s appetite to meet in person and, when circumstances have allowed, these events have had strong part...

Continuing the Journey to Change

Change is a continuous journey. It isn't always easy, but it’ is exciting and necessary. VisitScotland believes that business events are crucial in creating positive change; driving social transformation and tackling some of the biggest challenges we face as a global community. Rory Archibald, aAssociations and sSectors at VisitScotland Business Events, looks back over the first year of the Journ...

Business events make a cultural connection in Australia’s Northern Territory

Modern and sophisticated meeting venues, distinctive experiences and iconic landscapes make Australia’s Northern Territory (NT) one of the world’s ​most inspiring business events destination​s. However, it’s the way in which business events delegates can connect to the 65,000-year-old Aboriginal culture that showcases how the NT is true to its positioning, ‘different in every sense for busin...

Scotland

CREATE A BETTER TOMORROW BY MEETING TODAY IN SCOTLAND https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iShjpCUyqv0 Scotland is a dynamic, innovative and vibrant country where you can tap into local communities of scientists, engineers, academics and business leaders, share knowledge, make a lasting impact and create lifelong connections. Discover how to bring your event to a destination that fights against climate...

Monaco championing energy transition

@BVergely The Principality of Monaco has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030, compared with 1990 levels. To achieve this target and set Monaco on a course to carbon neutrality by 2050, the national action plan focuses primarily on the three sectors responsible for the highest greenhouse gas emissions: road transport, waste treatment and energy consumption. Electro-Mob...

The new CCH – Congress Center Hamburg

© Hamburg Messe und Congress / Romanus Fuhrmann Welcome to the cosmopolitan city of Hamburg – and one of Europe’s largest, most advanced congress centres As one of Europe’s largest and most advanced congress centres, with 36,000sqm of available space, the new CCH – Congress Center Hamburg breaks the mould. The number 12,000 has a special meaning here: 12,000 sqm of event space; 12,000 sqm of foyer...