Emily King

euromic invites the world to Kazakhstan

euromic, the international consortium of companies specialising in event and destination management, recently announced that it has added a new member in Central Asia, GLOBAL AIR, Kazakhstan. GLOBAL AIR is a travel company in business, international and domestic tourism, MICE, and corporate FITS. Gulden Ostanova, general manager of GLOBAL AIR said: “This partnership integrates global efforts, best...

IBTM World 2016 – association buyers join the club

My Association | My Club is to return as part of this year’s association programme for hosted buyers attending ibtm world 2016. The global meetings and events industry event, ibtm world, has upgraded the purpose of the club to give the space and freedom for buyers to choose their own itinerary and industry experience at this year’s event ,which takes place in Barcelona from 29 November – 1 Decembe...

Los Angeles Convention Center wins 2016 Venue Excellence Award 

The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), managed by AEG Facilities, was awarded the 2016 Venue Excellence Award by the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) during the 91st VenueConnect conference held in Minneapolis on 23-26 July. The Venue Excellence Award recognises five IAVM venues of any type within the membership which demonstrate excellence in the management and operation of p...

World Credit Union Conference wraps up in Titanic style

The World Credit Union Conference included the first banquet for the new Belfast venue, Titanic Exhibition Centre. The banquet catered for 1,500 delegates. With over 2,000 representatives, Titanic Belfast and Titanic Exhibition Centre worked in partnership with the Waterfront Hall, Visit Belfast and Belfast City Council to deliver the wider event across the city.

Paediatric Conference to be hosted at The Convention Centre Dublin

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has been selected to host the ninth Europaediatrics Congress in 2019. The Dublin bid was secured by the Faculty of Paediatrics of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) and the conference is expected to attract around 3,000 global general paediatricians and paediatric subspecialists, generating revenue of €4.5m (US$4.96m) for the local economy. Eur...

Travel seminars and exhibition return to Sydney’s Luna Park

The Travel Industry Exhibition (TIE) returned to Luna Park, Sydney on 18–19 July. It drew visitors from all over Australia and overseas and experienced destinations, technology and industry suppliers. A two-day seminar programme was a big part of the event.

Theresa May’s appointment could steady the industry

Says the Meetings Industry Association The meetings and conference sector is unsettled and feeling the immediate impact of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, according to a member survey by the Meetings Industry Association (mia). In the 19 days since the BREXIT result was announced, 92% of respondents noted levels of enquires have either stood still or declined and only 8% have witnes...

Bradshaw, Samit, Holman and Evans set for MPI Smart Monday at IMEX America

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) will return to Las Vegas in October to deliver educational programming during the IMEX America tradeshow in October. As the strategic partner for the show, MPI will present the daily keynotes as well as power the Smart Monday programme on 17 October. Smart Monday, powered by MPI, will feature 30 education sessions covering topics such as crisis planning, m...

Where history meets modern

Emily king visits old & new in the central european jewel in the conference crown that is Prague A compact city with reams of historical venues, convenient transport systems, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere, Prague is a conference and meetings hub that could be a breath of fresh air for international delegates keen to explore a heritage destination.    The city’s marketing slogan is ‘Wow Prague ...

Melbourne smoothes the way for physical therapists in 2020

The world’s musculoskeletal physiotherapists have chosen Melbourne as the place in 2020 to exchange knowledge, share research and innovation within the sector. The 2020 Meeting of the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT 2020) will take place in October 2020 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC). Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) secur...

Melbourne celebrates healthy bid for DOHaD World Congress

Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has announced that Melbourne has won the bid to host the 11th World Congress on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease 2019 (DOHaD). It will be the first time the biennial congress will be held in Melbourne. The four-day event will take place at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) and is expected to attract 800 scientists, clinical researchers, ...

Incheon’s Songdo hosts largest-ever Korea MICE Expo

Organisers claim that up to 3,000 visitors attended the 17th Korea MICE Expo (KME), held 9-10 June at Songdo ConvensiA in Incheon’s international business district. First held in 2000, the Korea MICE Expo brings together international buyers and media with the nation’s top travel, convention, and exhibition service providers. The schedule provided delegates with opportunities to network, discover ...