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.
â€˜Affordable luxuryâ€™ is the new positioning of most destinations in the Gulf region, according to the Fifth Meetings Industry Research Report 2011.
The ninth edition of IMEX will take place in Frankfurt this month. Vikki Carley takes a sneak peak at what visitors can expect.
Liz Spearing finds Marbella reinventing itself for international meetings and events.
Managing Director of the Kursaal Centre in San Sebastian, Iker Goikoetxea Mendoza, says despite venue over-supply in Spain, smaller venues and destinations are training hard in the battle for market share.
Often seen as a â€˜jollyâ€™ haven, the Algarveâ€™s meetings industry is working hard to prove its meetings and improve its incentives credentials. Sarah Oâ€™Donnell packs her iPad, bucket, spade and golfing kit.Â
Singaporeâ€™s is the MICE industry that roared in 2010, with organisers and venues registering 20 per cent more events than in 2009. Paul Colston reports.
With robots roaming its show floor and major events having annual impact on the local economy of over Â£400m, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) is beginning to deliver on the desert dream. The venueâ€™s Sales and Marketing Director, Christina Anthony, talks to CMW.
Fiona Pelham President of association Meeting Professionals International (MPI) UK and Ireland Chapter shares her experience of the associationâ€™s recent European Meetings and Events Conference (EMEC) in Dusseldorf.