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The death of tourism?

In the Danish capital of Copenhagen, ‘hedonistic sustainability’ is attempting to stem the rising tide of overtourism and carbon emissions. Stuart Wood reports.

A marriage made in Switzerland

Ramy Salameh finds a sustainably strategic union at Lausanne Montreux Congress.

How to change the world

At the One Young World summit in London, future world leaders pooled their collective wisdom to take on some of the world’s most pressing issues.

Full-on 5G in Hanover

Deutsche Messe Hanover is the largest event venue in the world – at least until Shenzhen World completes construction. now it wants to be the smartest, too – the first venue to ensure a complete 5G supply on its open-air site: From a layman’s point of view, the event venues of the world differ essentially in their size, and the appearance of their halls. For the event expert, however, there ...

Leica Awards: inspiring photographers through events

Ramy Salameh offers this event snapshot from the 39th LOBA awards in Berlin:   The Leica Oskar Barnack Awards 2019 (LOBA), now in its 39th year, continues to inspire generations of photographers and is part of a series of experiential events and workshops, developed by the world-renowned camera manufacturer, to engage new audiences. There are some photographs that transcend age and epoch; a moment...

Houston’s giant ICCA leap

International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) President James Rees welcomed almost 1,000 attendees to the association’s 58th Congress in Houston, Texas – a record number for North American hosts. Delegates from 75 countries attended a four-day programme of education, networking and business opportunities. This year’s congress theme was ‘Innovation and Technology’, and the congress heard...

DC: Developing for Conferences

CMW reports from the US capital, which is turning up the gas with a wide range of venue improvements.

Eventsforce study reveals technology gap in events industry

Eventsforce, a company which provides event management solutions, has announced the findings from its research study titled ‘Are Event Planners Struggling with Event Technology?’.

Telling Canada’s story to the world

By putting a focus on technology and artificial intelligence, Canada is connecting its many cities and bringing its story to the world at large.

Subvention – business enabler, or bribery?

What are governments around the world doing to harness the economic power of the MICE industry – and is it all legal?

The $100m meeting man

etc.venues is taking its meetings model across the Atlantic from London to New York - and it's armed with $100m of private equity funding.

Virtual reality – sideshow or main attraction?

CMW investigates how the market for virtual reality has evolved, and whether virtual conferencing has a future.

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