International

How Canada’s finance and insurance hubs are prioritising the planet over profit

With the dust settling on COP 26, unfettered capitalism is now persona non grata, and, in the world of business, there is a refocusing on long-term, big picture thinking that melds the pursuit of profit with a desire to radically reduce environmental costs. When it comes to finance and insurance, this takes the form of “sustainable finance”. As an element of “responsible growth”, susta...

Busan has emerged as a hotspot for incentive tourism

Busan MICE continues Busan, South Korea’s second-biggest city, offers a diverse range of cultural activities, from hosting Asia’s largest international movie festival to serving locally sourced delicacies. Being the famous tourist destination that it is, Busan is increasingly known as a prominent incentive tourism destination for trips associated with the meetings, incentives, conferen...

Optimistic AIM: Event management group predicts ‘sharp restart’ to in-person events

The last part of 2021 is proving to be a restart period for international event management specialists AIM Group International, which is reporting a reboot of in-person events including international conferences with large audiences. From the end of August to December, AIM Group is managing 35 major events involving over 15,000 participants. Events are still taking place in virtual, but increasing...