BestCities

BestCities announces RFP for legacy impact measurement

The BestCities Global Alliance destination marketing consortium has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to determine measurement indicators that will help evaluate the socio-economic legacy impacts of business events.

BestCities launches Global Recognition Award programme for associations

BestCities has launched a new Global Recognition Award programme, for associations which have helped deliver positive change.

New Chair for BestCities as Karina Lance steps down

Beverley Williamson, General Manager of Business Development and Bids at Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB), has been appointed as Chairperson for the BestCities Global Alliance Strategic Business Development group (SBD). She will take over from Karina Lance of Dubai Tourism, who had been the Chair since May 2017. Williamson (pictured) will bring a wealth of experience, with 25 years in the busines...

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...