Europe

International stem cell researchers to gather in Hamburg in 2021

Hamburg and its new CCH – Congress Center Hamburg (currently undergoing a major refurbishment that is set to be completed in 2020) – have been selected to host the 2021 annual meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). The largest global gathering of stem cell scientists, ISSCR 2021 will bring an estimated 4,000 researchers from around the world to Hamburg to discuss the ...

PortAventura World events racing ahead with Ferrari Land

PortAventura World on Spain’s Costa Dorada, has announced new financial results showing double-digit growth in events, and claims they reflect a positive impact from Ferrari Land. The company says there are plans for future expansion in 2019, which entail a new four-star hotel and a new attraction in PortAventura Park. Since re-opening on 23 March, visitor numbers to the park are up by 60% compare...

Russian Convention Bureau signs array of agreements at St Petersburg Forum

The recently formed Russian Convention Bureau again featured at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, Russia’s annual flagship conference for political and economic leaders. The event opened on 24 May at ExpoForum in St Petersburg, and organisers expected over 15,000 attendees from 100 countries. Ahead of the event, St Petersburg governor Georgy Poltavchenko told reporters: “Among high-r...