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Digital twinning line up to feature in Forward Together 2021 Europe ‘Unconference’

Cloud-based event planner Allseated is hosting a virtual event, 22 April, for European events industry professionals, describing the set up as ‘an unconference event’. The Forward together 2021 Europe will be the 2nd edition of the Allseated initiative, already tested in the US market in January. The event is powered by Allseated exVo and the list of participating organisations slated for this vir...

IMEX finds new reason to Smyle

The IMEX Group has partnered with UK-based creative agency Smyle to produce a series of digital activations leading up to IMEX America show in Las Vegas in November. The full programme, which will run between May and September, will be announced next month. The new concept, the IMEX team says, is designed to give tangible business value to IMEX’s buyer and supplier audiences who have now missed a ...

A helping Hannuwa

Look to nature for regenerative event management, says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group, who highlights here some of the findings from the Regenerative Revolution report, co-created by IMEX.   We partnered with Guy Bigwood, managing director, Global Destination Sustainability Movement, to create the Regenerative Revolution report in order to encourage a frank and fearless conversation abou...

IMEX launches Regenerative Revolution report

A new report published by IMEX Group, Regenerative Revolution, A New Paradigm for Event Management, urges events industry to regenerate, not just restart. The report come in the same month that 93-year old Sir David Attenborough’s witness statement, A Life on Our Planet launches on Netflix. The report, launched 14 October, calls on the global meetings, incentive travel and events industry to adopt...

ECM launches Mentor Programme for new meeting professionals

European Cities Marketing (ECM) has launched its first ever ECM Mentor Programme, during the ECM Summer School 2.0. The initiative is designed to secure networking and knowledge exchange between newly-appointed and advanced professionals in the meetings industry. This 12-month Mentor Programme is free-of-charge and aims to help those young professionals who, during the pandemic, have missed out on...

GDS-Movement picks up IMEX-EIC Innovation in Sustainability Award

“A unique and innovative approach to driving sustainability through competition – and with potential beyond the industry.” That was what the judges had to say about the winning entry to the IMEX-EIC  (Events Industry Council) Innovation in Sustainability Award 2020. The Award has gone to GDS-Index, a benchmarking and performance improvement programme for business tourism and events destinations. T...