Video: CMW speaks to Russia’s National Convention Bureau Director

Alexey Kalachev, Director of Russia’s National Convention Bureau, speaks to CMW editor Paul Colston at IBTM in Barcelona about e-visas, ‘info passports’, Kamchatka, Sochi and much more.

EMEC 2019 wins Best Conference Award

MPI's European Meetings and Events Conference (EMEC) 2019 has been awarded the Best Conference Award by Best Events Award (BEA) World.

How to create the perfect video conference

Rene Buhay, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at AV manufacturer AVer Europe, gives his tips on setting up the perfect video conference.

Meetings Mean Business Canada showcases Canadian business events

Meetings Mean Business Canada, a group which advocates for the meetings industry in Canada, has released its latest video, highlighting the importance of meetings business.

Emirates unveils passport-free facial recognition flying at GITEX

Emirates airline demonstrated new technology at GITEX 2019 that will allow customers to fly with no passport, no boarding pass, and no fingerprints.

Video: Luxury Carribean resort opens conference centre

The luxury Caribbean Resort of Casa De Campo in the Dominican Republic has announced the opening of a new event space, ‘Marina Riverside Centre’, in November 2019.

Inside the Dubai Exhibition Centre, host venue of Expo 2020

The team behind the in-construction Dubai Exhibition Centre has released a ‘fly-through’ video of the venue, ahead of its opening on 20 October 2020.

Belfast launches its largest ever dedicated business tourism campaign

Belfast’s official tourism marketing agency, Visit Belfast, has launched a brand new marketing campaign designed to rapidly accelerate the volume of inbound business conferences and events taking place in the city. Emphasising the importance of business tourism to Belfast and Northern Ireland, and developed by Visit Belfast with 13 major partners from the city’s thriving tourism industry – Belfast...

Faroe Islands to close for weekend of ‘maintenance’

If you were thinking of taking a meeting or incentive to the tiny Nordic nation of Faroe Islands in April, then think again, as the country is set on restricting tourism for one weekend because, according to, “The Faroese people are keen to keep their green islands unspoiled”. The 18-island archipelago in the North Atlantic, halfway between Iceland and Norway, welcomes around...

A night to honour Brussels Ambassadors

City marketing bureau appointed 18 partners as Ambassadors for the destination on 30 January at a gala evening in the Belgian capital. The 18 new ambassadors received their awards before an audience of 150 that included academics, doctors, European commissioners, university rectors, chairs and directors of international associations established in Brussels, scientists, hospital dire...