UK venues compete in catering awards challenge

Eleven event venues from across the UK went head-to-head at the Venues of Excellence Cook and Serve Challenge 2019.

In pictures: CventCONNECT Europe

InterContinental London, The O2 was the host venue for this year's CventCONNECT Europe, which took place from 15-16 October.

Robots on show as Hiroshima CVB hosts technical tour

The Hiroshima Convention Visitors Bureau (HCVB) recently hosted a technical visit tour, showcasing the city’s unique high-tech experiences to international delegates.

In pictures: CMW in Copenhagen

CMW recently visited the Danish capital of Copenhagen for a three-day media tour, encompassing sustainable tourism conference Tomorrow's Urban Travel (TUT).

DRPG launches in Ireland with Leadership Live 2019

International agency DRPG celebrated the launch of its new Ireland office with the Leadership Live 2019 event, held in the ICC Belfast.

Open Russia with Three Cultures

Russia’s National Convention Bureau continues to up the pace in its efforts to open the biggest country in the world to the global meetings market. CMW Managing Editor Paul Colston was invited to join the latest inbound media tour, ‘Open Russia with Three Cultures’ in early October. A busy programme showcased some shining examples of Moscow, Tatar and Bashkir culture and as well as their conferenc...

PITE 2019 returns for a second year

Malaysia’s Penang International Travel Exchange (PITE), a programme owned by Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB), opened on 9 October at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre. In addition to the two-day B2B sessions and half-day forums at Setia SPICE Convention Centre there will be gala events held across various Penang attractions. PITE this year, say organisers Penang-based Professional...

International Bar Association gathers in Seoul

The International Bar Association held its annual legal conference in Seoul from 23-27 September.

In Pictures: DRPG’s space-themed ‘Big Talk’

International agency DRPG recently hosted its fourth and biggest ‘DRPG Big Talk’, a dinner and conference series at its UK headquarters. The thought leadership event ‘transported 150 delegates to New Frontiers’, incorporating insight and innovation including keynote presentations, workshops and interactive sessions, hosted by experts from the industry and the DRPG team. A drinks recept...

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.