ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter re-elects Diana Waldron as Chair

The International Congress and Convention Association’s (ICCA) UK & Ireland Chapter has re-elected Diane Waldron, as Chapter Chair for a second term.

PCMA restructures its senior leadership team

PCMA has restructured its senior leadership team, in an attempt to accelerate growth and support the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus.

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.

Team San Jose makes several new hires

Team San Jose, a non-profit economic development group dedicated to leisure and business travel in San Jose, has made several new appointments.

Eventscase appoints former Aventri VP of sales

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

COP26 President dismissed by UK Government

Claire O’Neill, the President of United Nations climate summit COP26, taking place in Glasgow this November, has been dismissed.

CTICC bids sad farewell to CEO

Staff at Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) bade a sad farewell to their CEO Julie-May Ellingson, who stepped down from her post after five and a half years on 31 January.

Coker swaps Philly for San Diego

President and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), Julie Coker (pictured), has resigned her post, effective in March 2020 in order to take up the position of President and CEO of the San Diego Tourism Authority.

LA Convention Board looks to Europe with new hire

Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board has appointed Rachael Boraston as MICE Market Manager for Europe.

Tracy Winsworth appointed as EDGE Venues MD

EDGE Venues, a global venue sourcing company for meetings and events, has appointed Tracy Winsworth into the newly created role of Managing Director.

UK’s NEC announces three high-level appointments

The UK’s NEC Group has announced a series of high-level appointments, following the news that its Managing Director for Conventions and Exhibitions, Kathryn James, will retire.

Agency TempTribe appoints new Managing Director

Joanna Darek has been appointed Managing Director of London staffing agency TempTribe.