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Gyeonggi Key Venues

NICE to DO in Gyeonggi Gyeonggi Province is the heart of Northeast Asia’s business and economic hub with various industrial inspections and outstanding convention facilities. There are 2 main convention centers: KINTEX, the largest exhibition center in Korea, and Suwon Convention Center, newly opened in 2019, offering a one-stop service for meeting professionals. Since plenty of meeting faci...

Tech leadership in Toronto and the ‘Godfather of AI’

The Toronto–Waterloo Region Corridor is a global centre of talent, growth, innovation and discovery. This 100km stretch is the second largest technology cluster in North America. With 15,000 tech companies, 200,0000 workers and 5,200 start-ups, the second highest density in the world, it’s no surprise that Toronto ranks among the top five cities for venture capital (VC) and angel investments...

F&I incentive groups make memories with Canada’s best-in-class incentive travel

Rarely does a destination find the balance between practical meeting locations and standout experiences, but Canada strikes a balance. In fact, the dynamic and diverse country stands atop of the pile regarding both its Finance and Insurance (F&I) sectors and best-in-class incentive travel.Rarely does a destination find the balance between practical meeting locations and standout experiences, b...

Montréal Leads ‘Gold Rush’ in machine learning

There are a few facts about Montréal that surprise people. John Lennon and Yoko Ono wrote ‘Give Peace a Chance’ in the city during a 1969 week-long stay in the Queen Elizabeth Hotel; during Prohibition, Americans would hop over the border to enjoy a drink or two; and the UNESCO named Montréal a ‘city of design,’ part of its ‘Creative Cities’ network. However, that creativity is now taking off in a...

Gyeonggi

NICE to MEET Gyeonggi, Korea Geographically, Gyeonggi Province surrounds Seoul, the capital city of South Korea Easy access to 2 major International airports in Korea (within 1 hour) Convenient transportation system connecting the greater Seoul area Abundant MICE infrastructures including KINTEX, Korea’s largest convention center, and Suwon Convention Center, newly opened state-of-art MICE c...

The Circle Convention Center – Zurich Airport

  Take a sneak peek behind the curtains of the new Convention Center in Zurich. Experience spaces which are designed around your event, whether this is a large-scale celebration, an international congress or the launch of your next product. Find out more on meeting.zuerich.com #VisitZurich #MeetInZurich

Calgary – from Cowboy Capital to Headquarters Heaven

Sitting in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and once known only as the cowboy capital of Canada, Calgary today buzzes with renewed energy, sparked by the ongoing tech revolution.  Sure, it’s a great place to live; the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Calgary the most liveable city in North America in 2018 and 2019. However, Calgary’s energy, agriculture and banking strong suits have spa...

Outside of the room: Thinking creatively about outdoor spaces for events

Location: Fox Harb’r Resort, Nova Scotia. Credit ©: Tourism Nova Scotia / Photographer: Dean Casavechia There’s no question that outdoor events have become more popular than ever. But what is it that makes one go beyond the ordinary and transform into something remarkable? Creativity is key. An imaginative approach coupled with a safe place to gather can elevate your even...

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Seoul’s transformation development continued on the Virtual Seoul platform

Some time after the pandemic was declared, the Virtual Seoul platform was created to represent the actual city Seoul in the virtual space. It was designed with several attractions including the ones that are well-known to global MICE industry as well as the new venues. The Changdeokgung Palace would never be a venue in real life as it is a site on the UNESCO Heritage, however because it was virtua...

Berlin’s Awakening Beauties – Series 3

Episode 5 – The TV Tower’s Christina Aue In this episode our host Mark Felstead talks to Christina Aue, MD of Berlin’s iconic TV Tower. Not only is the TV Tower a tremendous tourist attraction, whether with its 360-degree views of the city from 203m up on the viewing platform or from its fabulous revolving restaurant 207m in the sky, but also a unique event location. “The highest sightseeing tour ...