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70% of conferences in Italy cancelled due to Covid-19, research reveals

Research by the Graduate School of Economics and International Relations of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (ASERI) has revealed the extent to which the Italian conference and meetings industry has been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Conference and events venues have seen 69.7% of conferences and events cancelled, while 16.9% have been postponed until 2021, and 13.4% to a date later in 20...

Florence ambassadors keep the city ahead of the competition

The fourth edition of the Florence Ambassador Awards, held 15 October in the Salone dei Cinquecento in Palazzo Vecchio, has recognised some of the dedicated to people in the academic and professional world who have worked to win major conferences and events for the city. The awards are promoted by the city’s tourism, fairs and congresses department, led by Cecilia Del Re, in collaboration with the...