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MPI postpones EMEC 2022

Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the world’s largest industry association for meeting and event professionals, has announced the postponement of its European Meeting and Events Conference (EMEC), planned to take place 27 February-1 March, 2022 in Brighton, UK. MPI and the EMEC Brighton Host Committee said they had been monitoring the global proliferation of the omicron variant, as ...

Caring for the community

PCMA EMEA regional director Jaimé Bennett offers some end of year thoughts to the association’s membership on its work during a testing year and highlights some key dates for the future:   It’s hard to believe we are drawing the curtain on 2021 after what can only be described as a momentous year. As we reflect on an exciting year for our industry, for PCMA and our EMEA community, I cannot qu...

IMEX, MMGY Hills Balfour and MMGY Travel Intelligence Europe to undertake new industry survey

Global integrated marketing company MMGY Hills Balfour and MMGY Travel Intelligence Europe are collaborating with the IMEX Group on a new 2021/22 survey titled ‘A Portrait of European Meetings and Convention Travel: Perspectives from travellers and planning professionals’. the survey is designed to investigate beyond existing parameters, examining not only meeting planner sentiment but also the in...

The best of MGM Resorts at IMEX America

IMEX runs two extraordinary business events (Frankfurt and Las Vegas) that combine business, networking, learning and FUN. We live (and love) to serve and champion the events, meetings and incentive travel industry all over the world.

Proof of vaccination to be required for entry to IMEX America in Vegas in November

The IMEX Group has published, 7 September, its full Covid-safety plans and entry requirements for the 10th edition of its IMEX America show in November at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. The organisers have confirmed participants must provide proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 to gain entry to the show. IMEX will be using the CLEAR Health Pass app for all North American attendees. The CLEAR app o...

IMEX America reports record uptake in registrations

The IMEX Group has reported a “surge in registrations” ahead of its IMEX America meetings industry trade show, which takes place 9-11 November at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, with Smart Monday, powered by MPI, on 8 November.  Ray Bloom, chairman of the IMEX Group, said: “Buyer registration is quickly gaining pace with hosted buyers registering in strong numbers. There is similar buoyancy among exhib...

IMEX announces new BuzzHub digital platform

The IMEX Group is aiming to create a buzz among the global meetings community with the launch of a new digital platform, IMEX BuzzHub, on 12 May. The new digital experience will run for over four months from May to September and is powered by Swapcard and managed by creative agency, Smyle. The IMEX BuzzHub will offer the global events community a platform of opportunities to learn, share knowledge...

No time for standing still, says IMEX as group invests in nine new appointments

“Building back better is a phrase we’re hearing more and more both within and outside of the events industry. We’re living this at the IMEX Group and building up our resilience by investing in different parts of the business, beginning with some important new appointments and new roles within the company,” said Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group. She has underlined the importance of maintaining b...