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Zurich by the Congress Team of Zürich Tourism

The Congress Team of Zürich Tourism presents their favorite spots in Zurich.Learn why the city by the Limmat is the perfect convention destination and ideal for your next business meeting or conference. Get in touch for support:: www.meeting.zuerich.com #meetinzurich

Digital powerful – face-to-face valuable

Workers expect to make 25% more revenue when able to communicate with clients face-to-face, according to research from global hospitality group Accor. The research also indicated that face-to-face meetings were preferred over virtual, with 30% of respondents finding it difficult to gauge body language and nonverbal cues during virtual meetings. The teething problems with online meetings also obstr...

Exclusive: Tourism minister says business events will play “vital role” in reopening economy

The tourism minister Nigel Huddleston has told CMW that the Government’s new Tourism Recovery Plan is a “good indication of the kind of things we want to do”. In an exclusive interview, minister Huddleston said business events will play a vital role in the reopening of the economy, and that the new measures announced in the plan will encourage greater domestic event attendance. A core aim of the p...

Italy opening for summer of events business

Italy is officially opening for the events industry over the summer, according to The Italian Tourism Board (ENIT). Representatives from the nation’s events sector joined Mash Media editorial director, Martin Fullard for a webinar on 9 June 2021. The webinar, which was hosted by ENIT and Reed’s IBTM, highlighted Italy’s conference and meetings potential, as well as what event organisers can ...

EventsAIR renews partnership with MEETINGS 2021

Event technology company EventsAIR has renewed its partnership with New Zealand’s MEETINGS 2021. MEETINGS is New Zealand’s largest business events trade exhibition, taking place at ASB Showgrounds in Auckland from 2-3 June. It will make use of EventsAIR technology throughout the event. MEETINGS 2021 event manager Jen Henshaw said: “This software streamlines the end-to-end attendee journey all in o...

New Zealand’s MEETINGS 2021 to open up to Australian visitors

Over 60 Australian business event organisers are set to arrive in Auckland on 1 June for Business Events Industry Aotearoa’s (formerly CINZ) two-day showcase MEETINGS 2021. Before and after MEETINGS, hosted buyers from Australia and New Zealand can also choose to join one of five different regional familiarisation tours to Auckland, Rotorua, Wellington, Christchurch, and Queenstown. As well as 60 ...

Hosted buyer applications open for MEETINGS 2021

Hosted buyer applications have opened for MEETINGS 2021, which will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from 2-3 June. Business Events Industry Aotearoa (BEIA) chief executive Lisa Hopkins says buyers have been keen to sign up online, with many applications already received from New Zealand and Australia event organisers. MEETINGS is taking place as an in-person event this year, with a two-day progra...