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Masculinity in the Workplace conference comes to London

Mary Portas, author of Work Like a Woman and founder of the Portas Agency, is leading the line-up at this year’s Masculinity in the Workplace conference.

Tourism Toronto appoints President/CEO

Tourism Toronto has announced the appointment of Scott Beck as President and CEO.

ASP launches million trees reforestation campaign

Event website specialist ASP has launched its million tree campaign – an initiative that it hopes will see businesses across the events industry working together to plant one million trees.

Speakers Corner reports demand for wellbeing speakers  

According to speaker bureau Speakers Corner, one in four people experience mental health issues at some point in their lives - therefore the need for discussion is more important than ever.

VisitScotland takes innovation to Washington

VisitScotland Business Events hosted more than 50 guests, representing 40 global associations and organisations for collaboration at the Carnegie Institute for Science in Washington DC. 

CTW APAC reveals redesigned programme

Corporate Travel World Asia-Pacific (CTW APAC) has unveiled a new programme.

Madrid venue IFEMA to undergo €180m expansion project

Madrid venue IFEMA has announced it will invest €180m into an ambitious expansion project.

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.

ExCeL London to invest heavily in its technology infrastructure

ExCeL London has announced “significant investment” running into “hundreds of thousands of pounds” in its technology infrastructure. ExCeL has partnered with Ruckus Networks, to upgrade to the latest W-Fi standard (Wi-Fi 5), doubling the number of access points in each hall. This will allow the venue to increase the number concurrent users (client devices) to 100,000, an increase of 300%, further ...

IMEX America wOw of an Ovation for industry influencers

Ovation Global DMC announced the winners of the Ovation wOw Awards 2019 during the IMEX America show in Las Vegas this week. The goal of the recognition, the agency says, is to select individuals, institutions or organisations whose passion, talent and expertise made the greatest contribution to the development and advancement of the MICE industry worldwide. MICE professionals were invited to vote...

IMEX America lets imagination fly to new high in Vegas

The ninth edition of IMEX America drew to a close in Las Vegas 12 September, with IMEX Chairman Ray Bloom hailing a new high with a 3% increase to 76,000 appointments recorded over the week. “This edition has been our most imaginative yet, and for good reason given that our annual Talking Point and annual research White Paper were both devoted to the Power of Imagination,” Bloom added, speaking at...

Ottawa and The Hague reveal joint association marketing partnership

Ottawa Tourism and The Hague Convention Bureau are to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at strengthening both cities’ offering to the global meetings industry. The deal, announced at IMEX America in Las Vegas, is expected to be signed off during an Ottawa Mayoral Mission to the Netherlands 16-20 September 20, 2019. His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa will meet with his...