Jordan is desperately trying to avoid the negativity of being lumped in with some of the more volatile regions in the Middle East. Vikki Carley reports.
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Group in Birmingham aims to have a new conference and banqueting centre by the end of 2013, under a £120m (US$198m) destination development plan.
Robin Lokerman, Chief Executive Officer of MCI Group’s Institutional Division, says a well prepared marketing plan is crucial to achieving event success.
International event management agency Grass Roots Group recently published its Fifth Meetings Industry Report (2011). MD, Venue Procurement, Des McLaughlin gives an overview.
Can meditation really help to improve the outcome of a meeting or conference by 12.5%? A recent survey by Kyoto Convention Bureau had some interesting revelations. CMW reports.
Known for its Alpine ski opportunities, the Red Cross and fondue, Eastern Switzerland could be easily mistaken as a leisure-focused destination. Those charged with promoting the region for conferencing promise meeting planners will not be disappointed. Sarah O’Donnell reports.
What happens when a group of meeting planners descend on Cancun, Mexico? Vikki Carley found out how the destination lived up to their meeting demands.
Mickey Mouse put on a suit and tie 18 months ago as Disneyland Paris consolidated its events expertise into a new Business Solutions brand. Paul Colston crosses the Channel to sample the meetings magic.
The international meetings, events and communications division of the Grass Roots agency recently launched the fifth edition of its Meetings Industry Report. We offer an edited version of MIRâ€™s chapter on the Americas.