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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...

German Convention Bureau gets deeper with the PlanetIMEX programme

The German Convention Bureau (GCB) has announced that it will be partnering with virtual PlanetIMEX, and will be contributing several sessions to the event’s programme. Matthias Schultze, GCB’s managing director, said: “IMEX and the GCB German Convention Bureau have been trusting partners from the very start. In challenging times like these, we are more than happy to support team IMEX in fur...

Budding young eventprof wows at IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum

Brian Mushakwe (pictured), from Chinhoyi University of Technology in Zimbabwe, recently won the International University Challenge at the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum. The International University Challenge is part of the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum, a unique and free opportunity open to final year students of hospitality, event or tourism management courses. It offers insight into the ...

Ad astram: IMEX launches new virtual experience

IMEX CEO Carina Bauer talks to CMW about the Frankfurt show cancellation and beyond to the launch on 6 May of PlanetIMEX. Was postponement of IMEX Frankfurt to another date possible? I assume the Messe and the GCB were supportive to the last? Firstly, Messe Frankfurt have been amazing partners to IMEX. First, in their rapid response as we began to look into the options available to us, as well as ...

Industry professionals should ‘adopt a flexible mindset’ to succeed post-pandemic

Senior Vice-President and CMO of meetings technology provider Cvent, Patrick Smith, has said that event professionals will need to ‘adopt a flexible mindset’ and’ be prepared to adapt and evolve their business practices in order to succeed in a post-pandemic world’. Smith made his comments at PlanetIMEX, 11 May, during his session ‘Adapt, Evolve, Accelerate’, which formed part of EduMonday. He off...

PlanetIMEX unveils online islands and readies for lift-off with EduMonday

New online experience, PlanetIMEX has officially launched with the unveiling of the first two online ‘islands’ of content and experiences, and the first part of the meetings milky way coming into focus with EduMonday on 11 May. Education Island and Community Island are promised to be rich, engaging 3-D online experiences and will be complemented by a third, Networking Island, due to launch 14 May....