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Good Practice Guide: Addressing COVID-19 Requirements for Re-Opening Business Events

Good Practice Guidance_Reopening Business Events

As authorities around the world are increasingly clearing business events to run again, organizers of conventions and exhibitions, as well as venue and center operators need to put respective measures in place that create safe environments for participants. A new global Guide on the matter identifies and promotes globally emerging standards, protocols, and good practices. […]

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World Forum The Hague introduces online participation

World Forum The Hague online participation

World Forum The Hague has developed a new way of meetings suitable for a diverse number of participants and offers an extra experience through online participation. Online participation in events is all about connecting participants during the event, both ‘live’ and ‘online.’ No limits In World Forum The Hague, this product has room for an […]

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MPI World Educational Congress shifts to November

The MPI World Educational Congress has been given a new date. The international conference for the meetings & events professionals is now scheduled for November 3-6 in Grapevine, Texas. Until now, many meeting professionals had hoped that WEC Grapevine would mark a new start in early June after the corona crisis. Hybrid event WEC Grapevine […]

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IBTM Asia Pacific 2020 cancelled

Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced that it has postponed the inaugural edition of IBTM Asia Pacific in Singapore to 13-14 April 2021. The decision has been taken following the latest advice from its partners regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19), and as a result of in-depth discussions with customers and hosted buyers globally. Disappointing Shane Hannam, Portfolio Director […]

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Geneva International Association Forum launched

GIAF Geneva 2020

Associationworld, in collaboration with the Geneva Convention Bureau and Congrex Switzerland, announce the launch of the Geneva International Association Forum (GIAF). The first edition of this annual event will take place on June 22-23, 2020. Gathering representatives of international and European Associations, Non-Profits, Federations, Societies, NGO’s and Universities, the GIAF aims at establishing an international […]

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ICCA liveblog on Coronavirus outbreak

Liveblog ICCA on Coronavirus

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has started a liveblog on the Coronavirus outbreak.  The goal is to help meeting professionals find reliable information about the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak and to share meetings industry-related resources with the global ICCA community of meeting suppliers and associations. When facing uncertainty or crisis, identifying reliable and […]

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