Tom Hall

ICC Sydney partners on industry-first trial of mobile airline check-in service

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has become the first venue of its kind in Australia to pilot a mobile airline check-in and baggage drop service, offering conference delegates from around the world flexibility and convenience. Delivered in partnership with Off Airport Check In Solutions (OACIS), the trial took place at the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) ...

AMR hosts event leaders at London conference

International organisers Reed Exhibitions, UBM, Deutsche Messe, Comexposium and Artexis Easyfairs are among the industry leaders attending Transform Europe 2017 today. The conference, which takes place on 6 December 2017 at London’s Savoy Place, is the third in AMR International’s series of leadership conferences designed to help exhibition organisers tackle the data and digital transf...

Vienna gains four year geoscience commitment

Despite its existing five-year contract is yet to expire, the European Geosciences Union (EGU) has confirmed its commitment to Vienna and the Austria Center Vienna for the years 2020-2024. Vienna and the Austria Center Vienna will continue to host the annual General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union until 2024. The ongoing cooperation between the venue and organizer has seen the number of...

Host City 2017 looks to increase event in 2018

Host City 2017 kicked off in Glasgow on Tuesday with more event owners, hosts and organising committees attending than ever. Host City, the meeting of cities and sports, business and cultural events, took another major step forward this week, recording its greatest participation yet and with the announcement that the event will be returning to Glasgow in 2018 with a greatly increased exhibition ar...

EEAA and Explori reveal international research project

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) is pleased to announce a new international research partnership with Explori to produce a new benchmark research study for the exhibition and event industry. Based in the UK, Explori is a source of industry intelligence and insights. The partnership is designed to improve the quality of data collected by the association for its annual Mark...

Paris Convention Centre of ‘dizzying’ importance

CMW was present yesterday at the launch of the new Paris Convention Center, formerly pavilion 7 of the Parc des Expositions at the Porte de Versailles. The venue was designed by the Valode and Pistre agency on behalf of Viparis. It is now the largest convention centre in Europe. Guests at the event took in the venue, which features 72,000m2 of surface area, a capacity of 35,000 people, and a plena...

Live from ViParis’ Paris Convention Centre opening

ViParis yesterday opened its long awaited Paris Convention Centre. The venue, located in the centre of the city, features seven pavilions, with 216,000sqm of space. The venue cost €500m to build and features hotels by Novotel and Mama Shelter.

BCEC confirms 51 new conferences for Q1 2018

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has set a cracking pace for the first quarter of the Financial Year confirming a record 51 new conferences for Brisbane and Queensland in the key sectors of health, research and science, education and technology. Affirming Brisbane’s strong delegate appeal for both national and international conferences, more than 20,000 delegates from around Aust...

Recipient for ICCA’s Gift of Love CSR Project revealed

Members of Sarawak Convention Bureau have continued their CSR legacy at the 56th International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress 2017. SOS Children’s Village in Czech Republic is the identified recipient for this year’s ICCA’s Gift of Love CSR Project. Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB) was established in 2006 by the State Government of Sarawak. It is a non-profit company whos...

Lisbon hosts The WEB Summit

Lisbon has hosted The WEB Summit, billed as 'the largest tech conference in the world' with around 60,000 participants and over 1,000 speakers, including Al Gore and the secretary-General of the UN.

Digital focus gives 13% uplift for Denmark on German MICE market

A strong focus on top funnel digital marketing is already a success for Business Events Denmark: New campaign gives 13 per cent uplift in consideration for Denmark among MICE buyers on the important German MICE market. All through 2017 Business Events Denmark have had a strong focus on executing a new digital strategy creating best-in-class top funnel market communication and serving it to busines...

Clarion Gaming reveals ICE Africa

Clarion Gaming will fast track the development of Gaming Africa, transitioning the 2018 event into the first ICE Africa, which will comprise an exhibition and co-located ICE VOX style conference dedicated to the development of the domestic industry. Following what managing director Kate Chambers described as a ‘hugely positive coming together of all sectors of the industry’, ICE Africa will be the...