Bruges to build a new exhibition and convention centre

The City of Bruges, in Belgium, has reported that construction work had started on its new convention and exhibition centre on 16 September 2019.

Destination Business Events 2019 goes streetwise in Melbourne

Destination Business Events 2019 officially kicked off with the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) Welcome Reception in Melbourne on 19 September. 

IMEX America: in pictures

IMEX America recently concluded in Las Vegas, USA. CMW's Stuart Wood was in attendance, covering news and speaking to exhibitors over three days.

Saskatoon: It’s all here waiting for you

There’s room to breathe in Saskatoon, Canada’s Science City. We value nature here. The untouched, wild beauty of the South Saskatchewan River is our playground and will quickly become yours, too. Perhaps it is all that natural beauty or the lure of friendly locals that helps attract some of the world’s finest minds. Saskatoon is a veritable hotspot for development, innovation and research. If you’...

CMW in Thailand for TCEB’s media familiarisation trip

CMW's Stuart Wood recently attended the Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau's International Media Familiarisation Trip.

ICC Sydney and partners showcase First State Super Theatre

ICC Sydney showcased its newly-named First State Super Theatre in an opening event for investors and key industry figures. The evening featured music and entertainment, as well as an address from NSW Minister for Property Melinda Pavey. She discussed the government’s pride in investing in ICC Sydney, alongside the venue’s success in delivering outstanding returns for the local economy. Images from...

In pictures: HUNGEXPO and Budapest event spaces

Mash Media editor Tom Hall embarked on a tour of Budapest with Hungarian venue and organiser HUNGEXPO.

Mexico’s Maya Riviera opens new congress centre by the sea

A new Barceló Maya Riviera is set to open before the end of the year. It will be an all-inclusive resort with a convention centre at its heart offering more than 17,650sqm and capacity for 8,000 delegates.

IMPACT educating the new kids on the Thai MICE block

Thailand attracted 38.27m tourists in 2018, according to the national Tourism Ministry, with Chinese travellers being the number one source of visitors.

Ashfield remixes its meetings chemistry at The Lab

International event management agency Ashfield Meetings & Events and its sister brand SPARK THINKING (part of UDG Healthcare plc) held its annual staff interactive conference – The Lab – at The Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

US Government meeting professionals awarded

The US Society of Government Meeting Professionals recently celebrated its distinguished award winners, the Sam Gilmer Planner of the Year and Sam Gilmer Supplier of the Year.

Association of Event Venues hosts 15th anniversary conference

The Association of Event Venues welcomed over 200 venue professionals to the AEV Conference at Manchester Central on Thursday, 4 July.