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Conferli announces new platform at IMEX Frankfurt

The conference match-making platform for organisers, venues and destinations, Conferli has announced the launch of a new platform at IMEX Frankfurt, 1 June. Two years after launching its first platform, this new addition will specialise in destination matching for association events. The platform will assist in unique matching for factors such as ecosystems, international airports, sustainability,...

ICCA launches global skills accreditation programme at IMEX Frankfurt

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has launched ICCASkills, an accredited and globally recognised certification programme for suppliers across the meetings industry. The educational programme offers 51 chapters, divided across two certification tracks. Senthil Gopinath, CEO of ICCA, said of the new accreditation: “ICCA is proud to bring this important learning opportunity...

Presenting the new CCH – Congress Center Hamburg

One of Europe’s largest and most modern congress centres, the new CCH – Congress Center Hamburg, was opened officially at the end of April and IMEX attendees will be able to hear all about the facilities and services now on offer first hand from the team. Hamburg’s First Mayor Dr Peter Tschentscher attended that opening ceremony in Hamburg which began with the ‘Rise Of The Heliosphere’...

A SITE for IMEX eyes

Visitors are encouraged to ‘connect, learn, discover, and shape’ with SITE during IMEX Frankfurt. Find the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence at stand G400 throughout the show and they say they are ready to answer all questions about membership, upcoming SITE events, future SITE Foundation research, sponsor opportunities, and more. Two on-stand receptions will be hosted at 3pm on ...

Vienna calling

The Vienna Convention Bureau (VCB) will be out in force at IMEX Frankfurt (stand E160), together with many of its city partners. The team says it is a lot to talk about, including Vienna’s new Ariana event location. Situated at Seestadt Aspern, one of the largest urban development projects in Europe, Ariana boasts 1,300sqm of flexible event space suitable for all kinds of meetings for up to ...

Las Vegas ready for big show in Frankfurt

Las Vegas, host of IMEX America, will be attending the Frankfurt exhibition and showcasing why the destination lays claim to be the No. 1 trade show destination in North America. Las Vegas currently has 1.3 million sqm. of conference and exhibition space, 150,000 hotel rooms, not to mention its world-class sports, entertainment, dining and more. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVC...

What’s new in Wellington

With a new convention centre opening in 2023 and a larger, internationally focused team, New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington, will be represented by its convention bureau, Business Events Wellington at IMEX Frankfurt, 31 May-2 June, on the Tourism New Zealand stand (C300). The new convention centre, Tākina, meaning “to invoke” in te reo Māori, is located right in the heart of the city’s Central...

PCMA readies its IMEX activities

Global industry association PCMA is inviting visitors to IMEX, 31 May-2 June, to drop by its stand F340 at the show in Frankfurt to meet the team and even schedule a meeting via: emea@pcma.org. PCMA promises many exciting offers in store at the show, including the exclusive launch of its all-new event data strategy certification. There is also a chance of winning a year’s free membership with PCMA...

SYDNEY INVIEW at IMEX with stories of a re-energised ICC and city

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) will bring its new, second edition of its Sydney InView magazine to IMEX, providing readers with a deep dive into the latest trends from ICC Sydney and the vibrant city within which it is nestled. Readers can discover, through the publication, how Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment venue places organiser and attendee exp...

Stuttgart goes (back to) live with the power of ten

In anticipation of in-person encounters, the Stuttgart Convention Bureau is presenting itself along with nine powerful and innovative partners at IMEX in Frankfurt this year. Visitors to the city’s stand at the show, 31 May-2 June, will find information not only on location news, event concepts and incentive programmes, but also about event agency and event technology services in the southwest of ...

Messe Frankfurt – showing out with a brand new stand at IMEX

Since the lifting of restrictions on holding events at the beginning of April, it has been business as usual on the Messe Frankfurt exhibition grounds. Around 35 guest events with a total of 110,000 participants will have been hosted at the venue by the end of May and up to 140 trade fairs, congresses, concerts and other events are scheduled to be held in Messe Frankfurt locations in the second ha...