ICCA UK&I reveals conference speakers

ICCA’s UK & Ireland Chapter has announced the guest speakers for its annual conference, which will take place on 11-12 March at ICC Wales.

Australian Government pledges huge bushfire recovery fund

The Australian Government has announced a new AUD$76m fund to help the country’s tourism industry recover.

ICE Talks steps into sustainable shoes for International Confex

ICE Talks, the educational arm of UK-based ICE (In-house Corporate Event) organiser community, is hosting a seminar and panel discussion as part of the educational programme at International Confex in London next month (25-26 February, ExCeL London).

Ashfield Meetings & Events expands leadership team

Ashfield Meetings & Events, a global healthcare event management business, has appointed Jason Erickson, Steve Sanders and Danisa Frentiu as part of its global leadership team. Erickson has been appointed as its global managing director. He has previously led Ashfield Commercial and Patient Solutions in Canada for 7 years. Steve Sanders has joined as its global finance director from Hillrom, a...

Iceland’s HARPA and Ungerboeck partner with cloud tech

HARPA Concert Hall and Conference Centre, in Iceland’s capital Reyjkavík, has partnered with event technology company Ungerboeck.

Seoul partners with Winter Olympics’ Gangwon Province

The Seoul Convention Bureau is partnering with other South Korean destinations to promote the MICE industry across all regions of the country.

CWT launches open API-based global travel management platform for China

Global travel management specialist CWT has launched its flagship platform, myCWT, in China.

TAG appoints new Head of Global Marketing and Communications

UK-based travel and event management company TAG, which has offices in the US and Asia-Pacific, has appointed Alex Kington as its Head of Global Marketing and Communications.

Lunar Festival launch for new Singapore EXPO & MAX Atria brand and offerings

Singapore EXPO & Max Atria unveiled a suite of two new offerings at the EXPO 2.0 Launch Festival at the venue, 16 January. The new offerings, are designed to capture new and hybrid business events and to spur growth of future-ready enterprises and jobs as well as delivering top-class visitor experiences. The event also showcased a brand refresh that comes on the back of SingEx Venues’ successf...

Trump and Greta Thunberg to speak at World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum 2020 is coming to Davos, Switzerland from 21-24 January.

Agency Brands at Work appoints new Creative Director

Live communications agency Brands at Work (BaW) has appointed Simon Boniface as Creative Director.

Atlanta opens new hotel close to venue

The AC Hotel Atlanta Airport Gateway is a new hotel which will open on 17 January in Atlanta, USA.