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Events Industry Council elects new Board for 2022

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has elected  its 2022 Board of Directors, with Cathy Breden, executive vice-president and COO at the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)  and CEO of the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) transitioning to chair. Breden will support EIC’s CEO, Amy Calvert (pictured) and EIC’s standing committees and taskforces in  creating new res...

Events Industry Council launches Equity Acceleration Plan

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has launched, 21 September, the first phase of its landmark Equity Acceleration Plan designed to establish a benchmark by which to measure progress for the events industry through a survey to determine the current state of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the workplace. The survey will give respondents the opportunity to share some of their personal experie...

EIC opens submissions for annual Global Recognition Awards

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has opened submissions for its annual Global Recognition Awards. The awards celebrate and honour exemplary achievements and focus on leadership at all levels and areas of focus within the global business events industry. This year’s categories are: Hall of Leaders, recognising lifetime achievement for those that have had a legacy impact on the global business even...

Events Industry Council adds 40 professionals to its CMP list

The Events Industry Council (EIC), a global non-profit association for the business events industry, announced, 6 July, 40 professionals who earned their Certified Meeting Professional designation in July 2021. View the full list here. Amy Calvert (pictured), EIC CEO, said: “The Events Industry Council celebrates this latest class of Certified Meeting Professionals and welcomes them to our global ...

Events Industry Council takes a stand against child trafficking

The Events Industry Council (EIC), a global non-profit association for the business events industry, announced, 30 July, it had joined The Code, a multi-stakeholder initiative to prevent the sexual exploitation of children. The Code is a voluntary set of six criteria that members commit to in order to keep children safe. The Code is supported by ECPAT, a US-based anti-child trafficking organisatio...