International Institute for Peace through Tourism Founder collects award

Dr. Louis D’Amore, Founder and President of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT), collected the 2019 Wharton MBA Emeritus Award.

US Government meeting professionals awarded

The US Society of Government Meeting Professionals recently celebrated its distinguished award winners, the Sam Gilmer Planner of the Year and Sam Gilmer Supplier of the Year.

AIPC hosts awards during 2019 Annual Conference

The International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC) recently hosted its annual conference and 61st general assembly, in Antwerp, Belgium.

JMIC delivers new report, new members and new programmes

The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) marked its first 2019 Council meeting in Frankfurt recently with the tabling of a long-awaited report, new programme offerings, the announcement of a 2019 Unity Award winner and another increase in membership. The JMIC Case Study programme launched three years ago in partnership with three member organisations – AIPC, ICCA and PCMA – delivered its final r...

Colloquium wins IAPCO Innovation Award for budgeting technology

Elvire de Chalus of Colloquium was named the winner of the IAPCO Driving Excellence Innovation Award 2019. Collloquium Numbr is a budget management tool the company created for event planners and suppliers. Christophe Painvin accepted the award from IAPCO President Mathias Posch on Elvire’s behalf at the recent IMEX Gala Evening in Frankfurt. Posch said: “Our two finalists this year – Elvire...

Joachim König picks up 2019 JMIC Unity Award

Kai Hattendorf, President of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) announced Joachim König, the MD of HCC Hannover Congress Center and former President of the European Association of Event Centres (EVVC) as the winner of the 2019 JMIC Unity Award. König formally received the award at the IMEX Awards Dinner in Frankfurt, Germany, on 22 May. Hattendorf said: “As an organisation devoted to build...

ICCA’s Balci Fisunoglu receives ACE of M.I.C.E Outstanding Service Award

Elif Balci Fisunoglu has been handed Turkish exhibition ACE of M.I.C.E’s Outstanding Service Award in recognition of her contributions to the growth of the international meetings industry. Fisunoglu is ICCA Regional Director Europe and received the award in Istanbul on 4 April at the exhibition’s seventh annual awards. Under her leadership, ICCA Europe has experienced fast-paced growth, welcoming ...