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Global Entrepreneurship Summit comes to The Hague in June

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), will be coming to The Hague, Netherlands, from 3-5 June 2019. At the GES, around 2,000 entrepreneurs, investors and other participants from all over the world will come together at the World Forum in The Hague. The 9th edition of GES will focus on global opportunities for the next wave of entrepreneur-led innovation in scalable tech, from artificial intell...

RAI Amsterdam had a turnover of €150m in 2018

RAI Amsterdam has released its financial results for the year 2018, demonstrating the best operating results since the venue’s establishment. Operating results were €15.5m, with a turnover of over €150m. More than 1.8 million people visited the venue in Amsterdam, or the RAI’s events abroad, in 2018. A total of 205 international events took place in the year, with new events including Money20/20 a...

Changing the conference game at EMEC 19

CMW’s Stuart Wood hurried to The Hague in February, host city of MPI’s 2019 European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC). It was a conference that took a healthy dose of inspiration from the festival industry.   The tagline of EMEC 19 was ‘Changing the game’, and organisers – the MPI Netherlands Chapter – made a concerted effort to break down traditional conference formats ove...

Cybersecurity profs choose The Hague for pan-EMEA Secure Summit

(ISC)², the world’s largest non-profit membership association of certified cybersecurity professionals, is to bring its Secure Summit EMEA, 15-16 April 2019, to the World Forum in The Hague. Organisers of the two-day event expect to welcome over 400 visitors, who will discuss topics including privacy, cybercrime, cloud, incident response and forensics, and professional development. “The Hague is t...

In pictures: EMEC 2019 in The Hague

CMW was at the World Forum in The Hague this week to attend the European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC), which took place from 8-12 February. The event featured keynotes from Dutch artist and environmentalist Daan Roosegarde, MCI Experience managing director Kim Myhre, and Irfan Van Erwijk, of Mysteryland founders ID&T. It gathered together over 400 eventprofs from across the industry...

The Hague to be MPI’s 2019 European testing ground

‘We are not here to play the game. We are here to change it’ is the strapline for the next edition of Meeting Professionals International’s (MPI) European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC19). The conference, to be held in The Hague, 9-12 February, promises a revolutionary design, with a four-day programme focussed on how meeting and event professionals can change the way they meet, experienc...

Prescription for success

Chief operating officer Maurits van der Sluis illuminates The RAI Amsterdam’s welcome approach for Medical Conferences.   A big issue for medical congress organisers today is the need to comply with local rules in every country. In Europe, these rules tend to apply on an EU-wide level. In particular, regulations for the advertising of medications can affect the organisation of a conference. In Ams...

The Hague to host International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology congress

The city of The Hague  has announced it is to host the 19th Congress of the International Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ISPOG). From 9–12 October 2019, ISPOG will welcome to the capital professionals working in the field of women’s health. The ISPOG congress aims at spreading the most recent insights across the field as M. Caroline Vos, Congress President, explains: “By rece...

Cyber Security Week is teaching the future generation of digital talent

Between 2-5 October, The Hague, Netherlands, is hosting the third edition of the international Cyber Security Week. With more than 50 events during the course of the week, hundreds of experts on internet security and cybercrime from government, business and science will be sharing their knowledge, discussing the latest developments and pitching new innovative ideas. Together with around 4000 visit...