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Calgary: Canada’s transport of delight!

CMW runs the rule over Calgary’s transportation and logistics vertical   In November 2019, Canadian hosted the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) Annual Conference and Transit Show. It was a shining example of Alberta’s stampede city’s strong transportation and logistics vertical that is attracting increasing attention of event organisers keen to tap into the strong knowledge base. CUT...

etc.venues to invest £20m in new event spaces

etc.venues, the conference, training and event venue specialists, has announced it will be investing a further £20m in new spaces globally in the coming year.

Meetingselect and Certain partner at CES

Meetingselect, a Netherlands-based global meeting management platform, has announced a partnership with Certain, an enterprise event automation platform.

Oscar Cerezales wins Chairman’s Award at Convening Leaders

Gregory A. O’Dell, chair of PCMA’s Board of Directors, announced Oscar Cerezales of MCI as the recipient of the 2019 Chairman’s Award.

PCMA signs MoU with BESarawak at Convening Leaders in San Francisco

Global platform for business events professionals, PCMA, and Business Events Sarawak (BESarawak), by Sarawak Convention Bureau, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Pacific World releases China report for international organisers

Pacific World has released a new report, highlighting recent growth, trends and development in China.

Meetings Mean Business Canada elects new board for 2020

Industry advocacy group Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMBC) has announced the results of elections to its leadership positions for 2020.

PCMA announces strategic alliances with CEMA and Abu Dhabi

PCMA has announced a new partnership with the Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA) and the Abu Dhabi Convention & Exhibition Bureau (ADCEB).

African Tourist Board warns against Iran-US conflict

Cuthbert Ncube, the Chairman of the African Tourist Board, has issued a statement in reaction to the escalating conflict between the United States and Iran.

US corporates ditching the annual New Year outlook meeting?

Could the meetings industry, at least in the United States, be losing one of the fundamental set piece conferences traditional for investment banks and large corporates? It seems that year ahead outlook meetings in January by some of the big boys in banking and business appear to be cut back if not cut out completely, according to a Bloomberg report on 23 December. With some companies cancelling t...

Charlotte Convention Centre breaks ground on $127m expansion

The Charlotte Convention Centre in North Carolina, USA has broken ground on a $126.9m expansion project.

PCMA Foundation announces Visionary Awards 2020 finalists

The PCMA Foundation has announced the finalists for its Visionary Awards 2020, taking place on April 23 next year.