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UK organiser merges to form SAE Media Group

SAE International has confirmed the acquisition of SMi Group Ltd, a UK-based event organiser specialising in the production of global events for the aerospace, defence and medical and pharmaceutical sectors.

Coronavirus set to cut Asia Pacific air passenger numbers by 13%, says IATA study

Airlines in Asia Pacific stand to clock up a 13% drop in passenger demand due to the coronavirus, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Destinations International creates new Director of Meetings role

Global resource for official destination organisations, convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs) and tourism boards, Destination International has announced that Gail Mutnik has joined the organisation as its Director of Meetings.

Event Wine Solutions goes 100% recyclable

Event Wine Solutions, a company which supplies wine to events, has moved to 100% recyclable bottles.

Consumers want immersive tech at events, says Epson report

A new report commissioned by Epson says that 50% of UK consumers want to physicaly participate in events, not just watch them.

Coronavirus: too much at stake for ‘wait-and-see’, says PCMA chief

With over 70,000 people now confirmed to be infected by coronavirus (mostly in China) and 1,770 deaths recorded on the mainland, Beijing has tightened further its restrictions on movement in an attempt to contain the spread of the virus. Japan has announced the cancellation of a public gathering to celebrate the birthday of new Emperor Naruhito due to concerns over the spread of the virus. Organis...

Eventscase appoints former Aventri VP of sales

EventsCase has appointed former Aventri VP of sales Mark Niblett as its head of global accounts.

Video: CMW meets Positive Impact @ IBTM World

CMW spoke with Fiona Pelham, CEO of Positive Impact, at IBTM World in Barcelona.

CWT appoints Chief Product Officer

Travel management platform CWT has announced the appointment of Erica Antony as Chief Product Officer. It is a new role and she will report to Patrick Andersen, US EVP & Chief Strategy and Commerce Officer at CWT. “Erica is an exciting and welcome addition to the CWT team, bringing her successful track record of understanding customer needs and passion for delivering innovative solutions,” sai...

EventsAIR launches 6th generation platform

EventsAIR has launched its 6th generation event tech platform. The new platform, built on the latest web architecture, offers a secure, fast and mobile cloud-based system.

Facebook and Amazon pull out of Mobile World Congress due to coronavirus

The Covid-19 coronavirus continues to cause disruption, as Amazon, Sony and Facebook have pulled out of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Maritime Hamburg on (virtual) tour

Hamburg Convention Bureau chief Florian Gerdes explains a new online virtual tour of memorable maritime meeting experiences in Hamburg: The German city of Hamburg has launched a new online guide showcasing city’s historical port venues, including transformed dockside warehouses and cargo ships fitted for events. The Hamburg Convention Bureau (HCB) if offering its new online homestory showcases, wh...