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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 ...

Prague Convention Bureau honoured with national tourism award

The Prague Convention Bureau’s ‘Congress Prague’ website was awarded third place in the Digital Project category at the Czech Tourism Grand Prix. The awards ceremony took place on 17 January, 2019 at the GO and REGIONTOUR travel trade show in Brno, Czech Republic. The PCB website www.pragueconvention.cz was launched in April 2018 and marked the organisation’s 10th anniversary. First prize in the d...

German Convention Bureau MD recognised with JMIC Profile and Power Award

The Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) has announced the winner of its 2018 Profile and Power Award as Matthias Schultze, Managing Director of the German Convention Bureau (GCB). The award was made in recognition of Schultze’s leading role in generating research on the future of our industry including measurements that effectively document and demonstrate industry accomplishments over a wide r...

Club Melbourne awarded top city accolade

The Club Melbourne Ambassador Programme has received the Australian city’s 2018 Melbourne Award for Contribution to Profile by a Corporation. The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s (MCEC) Club Melbourne Ambassador Programme supports leading Melburnians to establish, secure and host international conferences that promote the city’s expertise around the world. Melbourne Convention and Exhi...

BMA finalists lined up for biggest ICCA Congress outside Europe

Three leading ICCA member suppliers are set to compete live on 13 November to be named the 21st winner of the association’s Best Marketing Award. They will all present at the 2018 ICCA Congress in Dubai, which, with a 1,000-plus delegates is shaping up to be the biggest Congress held by ICCA outside of Europe. The shortlisted finalists for the ICCA Best Marketing Award are: VisitScotland: ‘Scotlan...