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Events Industry Council

Joint message from global industry leaders in support of our global community

The following statement has been released by the US-based Events Industry Council: The reality of COVID-19 reminds us that we are a global community representing a rich and diverse fabric of talented and dedicated professionals. We are also reminded of our common humanity in our vulnerabilities. As individuals, now is the time to focus on what matters most: the collective wellbeing and safety of o...

Events Industry Council discusses Coronavirus

The Events Industry Council (EIC) held a webinar to discuss the industry’s reaction to the coronavirus, which took place on 7 February. The seminar was titled ‘Industry Discussion on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Identifying Reliable Sources and Factors for Informed Decision-Making’ and was facilitated by Mark Cooper, CEO of International Association of Conference Centres (IACC). EIC’s webinar fe...

Events Industry Council announces Centre for Sustainable Events

The Events Industry Council has announced a new sustainable initiative, the Centre for Sustainable Events, during a press conference at IMEX America.

Events Industry Council announces new Chief Executive Officer

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer after a global executive search process, which considered 50 qualified potential candidates from around the world. Candidates were considered by an EIC board appointed search committee chaired by Carina Bauer, CEO, IMEX Group, which eventually chose Amy Calvert, who currently serves as Senior Vice-Pres...