BestCities

Kenes bolsters BestCities destination appeal

Global PCO Kenes Group and the BestCities Global Alliance of a dozen destinations have created a portfolio of fresh ‘editorials’ for the destinations’ potential clients. Each of the 12 convention bureaus worked with Kenes to collect information on their local facilities and experiences – relevant to both association clients and delegates, and then produced targeted articles for each audience. The ...

BestCities partners Dubai and Houston in close ICCA collaboration

BestCities Global Alliance partner-cities Dubai and Houston have agreed to step up continuity between the 2018 and 2019 ICCA Congresses hosted in the respective destinations. Dubai is set to host a record-breaking 2018 Congress, 11-14 November, while the 2019 edition is set for 27-30 October 2019 in Houston. Steen Jakobsen of Dubai Business Events and Daniel Palomo of Visit Houston joined Paul Val...

Final call for entries to Incredible Impacts Grants Programme

BestCities and ICCA have issued a call out for final entries to their Incredible Impacts Grants Programme 2018. The programme, now in its second year, is designed to celebrate international associations that make lasting impacts to their meeting destinations. The 2018 submissions will be in with a chance to secure US $7,500 towards creating a legacy with future events. The programme is open to ent...

BestCities announces Power to the People

The BestCities Global Alliance has announced a new communications strategy that it says will showcase the Power of People. Led by the Greater Bogotá Convention Bureau, which will host the BestCities 2018 Global Forum, 9-12 December, the campaign aims to celebrate the unique role people play in making significant changes and progressions in the meetings and events industry. Together with the 11 oth...