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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. 

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.

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...

TCEB to bring ASAE association conference to Bangkok

The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) signed a memorandum of understanding with ASAE - the American Society of Association Executives - at IMEX America.

How Puerto Rico rebuilt its tourism industry in the wake of Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017 - the most powerful hurricane to hit the island in recorded history.

IMEX America is underway in Las Vegas!

IMEX America 2019 is underway in Las Vegas, where the event industry is gathering for three days of meetings, business and networking.

G7 capital premium?

Lesley Mackay from Ottawa Tourism considers the benefits of sitting at the big boys’ table: Paris, Berlin, Rome, Tokyo, London, Washington and Ottawa. What do these seven cities have in common? Together, these cities govern seven nations that account for more than half of the globe’s net wealth. They are the beating heart of governments, policies and laws.  They are the G7 capitals. Capital cities...

AEG Facilities appoints new GM in Palm Springs

AEG Facilities, a stand-alone division of venue and live entertainment company AEG, has appointed Rob Hampton (pictured) as General Manager of the Palm Springs Convention Center. Additionally, Hampton and his team will oversee venue management operations for the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism, the Palm Springs Visitor Center and the Welwood Murray Memorial Library. “Palm Springs is a world-acclaim...

CMW explores CAESARS FORUM ahead of 2020 opening

CAESARS FORUM, the new event space opening March 2020 in Las Vegas, has announced $300m worth of business from pre-bookings.

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre builds North America momentum

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre’s hosted an immersive educational for AMC (Association Management Companies) Institute, and two high-profile US-based association events this year, the 29th International Congress for Conservation Biology 2019 and Asia Turbomachinery & Pump Symposium (ATPS) Industry Summit 2019. This investment in growing partnerships with North American based associations co...

Events cancelled as Hurricane Dorian approaches USA

Several events have been cancelled in North America, as Hurricane Dorian approaches the east coast of the USA.

Québec City sets the world of life sciences’ pulse racing

Québec City’s life sciences industry is currently the image of health and one of Canada’s rising economic stars. It’s a driving force in ahead-of-the-curve research and innovation, which is renowned around the world, in many advanced fields, including vaccines, infectiology, development of new medications, clinical research, neurobiology of language, telehealth and artificial intelligence, functio...