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Everything you need to know from the Associations World Congress 2019

CMW travelled to Gothenburg, the world’s most sustainable meetings destination, where the Associations World Congress 2019 served up some food for thought. And spiky lobsters.   The concept of Fika is an important part of Swedish culture. Translated literally, it means a “coffee and cake break” – but it has a greater significance than that. Fika is a ritual. It means taking time to refresh th...

11 European-based international association events make RM50m splash in Malaysia

Eleven European-based international association events delivered almost RM50m (US$11.9m) in economic impact to Malaysia in 2018. The events attracted 11,960 delegates and were all held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre), Malaysia’s purpose-built AIPC (International Association of Congress Centres) Gold Standard venue. The association events were among the Centre’s 1,189 held during...

The Association of Association Executives launches Africa Congress 2018

The Association of Association Executives has launched a new event in its associations congress series. The Africa Associations Congress will take place 29-31 October 2018 at the CSIR International Convention Centre (CSIR ICC) in Pretoria, South Africa. The congress is designed for Pan-African, Regional and National associations in Africa, and also for International associations with members in Af...

Shortlist revealed for 2018 Incredible Impacts Programme

The final shortlist of 12 entries for the 2018 Incredible Impacts Programme has been announced by BestCities Global Alliance and the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). The Incredible Impacts Programme celebrates the ‘beyond tourism’ value of international association meetings to create a powerful platform to advocate their positive societal impact. A panel of independent jud...

Tuckett joins Euromic as new executive director

Events marketing association Euromic has announced the appointment of Huw Tuckett to the position of executive director. Tuckett is an accomplished executive leader with over 20 years of global experience in the incentive travel and performance improvement industry. He has been a successful implementer of business plans and projects into new territories and thrives on nurturing teams and business,...