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Sponsors eager to return to in-person events

Cover AIM survey sponsoring events

Sponsors are eager to return to in-person events according to a survey by AIM Group. The company specializing in congresses, events and communication, published the results of the survey Events in-person, hybrid or digital? Trends and perspectives from the Sponsors. The survey captured the viewpoints from over 200 representatives of pharmaceutical and biopharma companies from […]

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‘Breathe in the Digital Evolution’, a communications campaign on lung health and air quality

Breathe in the digital evolution webportal

AIM Group International, a company specialised in events, congresses and communication, launched ‘Breathe in the Digital Evolution’, a communications campaign dedicated to health professionals and the public. It aims to raise awareness of lung health, air quality and sustainable practices. The web-platform ‘Breathe in the Digital Evolution‘ is a content hub which includes videos, quizzes, […]

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Award-winning Artist and Transformational Speaker, Gill Hicks, announced as Keynote for EMEC

MPI EMEC 21 keynote Gill Hicks

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) announced Gill Hicks as its keynote speaker for their signature European event, the 2021 European Meetings and Events Conference (EMEC), which takes place virtually on 15 June, 2021. Hicks will present “The Only Way is Forward” as part of the full-day education and networking programme. Gill Hicks will deliver a keynote […]

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IBTM Events launches a virtual world tour

IBTM Wired

IBTM Events has announced the launch of a new online event, IBTM Wired, which will take place from 28 June – 1 July 2021. The event is a permanent addition to IBTM’s global portfolio of B2B events for the meetings industry. IBTM Wired will unite professionals from across the world for four days of one-to-one […]

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Updated edition of “Good Practice Guide: Addressing COVID-19 Requirements for Re-opening Business Events”

Good Practice Guide: Addressing COVID-19 Requirements for Re-opening

The third updated and expanded edition of “Good Practice Guide: Addressing COVID-19 Requirements for Re-opening Business Events” is released. The report is produced jointly by AIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres, ICCA, the International Convention and Congress Association, and UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. Driven by their Joint Safety & Security […]

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Future Meeting Space investigates the challenges of the post-Covid-19 era

Future Meeting Space research project

With its new research project for 2021, the Future Meeting Space (FMS) innovation network is looking at the challenges of the post-Covid-19 era, based on the key assumption that the ecosystem of events will change considerably and for the long term. The FMS initiative, launched by the GCB German Convention Bureau and the Fraunhofer Institute […]

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ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance launch Incredible Impacts Awards 2021

BestCities incredible Impact Award

ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance opened applications for the fifth year of the Incredible Impacts Programme – a global initiative that shines a light on associations delivering lasting societal change through congress. This year’s programme also responds to the industry challenges faced as a result of the pandemic by welcoming applications from associations that have successfully […]

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Conferli launches hybrid events integration on its platform

Conferli, an online platform which matches association events with destinations and venues, announces that it now supports associations who aim to organize hybrid events. The new integration allows event organizers to find destinations and venues that can offer solutions for integrating digital audiences with in-person events. Difficult decision “In 2020 associations were forced to make […]

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