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Jürgen Martin Amann new CEO of Cologne Tourist Board

Juergen Martin Amann

At the beginning of 2020, Dr. Jürgen Martin Amann will become Chief Executive Officer of KölnTourismus (Cologne Tourist Board), the official tourism organization of the city of Cologne. Amann is currently the Managing Director of Dresden Marketing and he was the Procurator and Head of Ingolstadt Tourismus und Kongress GmbH until 2018. He will succeed […]

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Gothenburg tops world sustainability rankings for fourth consecutive year

Annika Hallman recieved the prize from Guy Bigwood, GDSI, and James Reese, ICCA.

Gothenburg is at the top among the world’s most sustainable cities for the fourth year in a row according to the Global Destination Sustainability Index 2019. This was revealed on Wednesday at ICCA World congress in Houston. Global Destination Sustainability Index The GDSI was launched by MCI-Group together with the international organisation ICCA. On Wednesday […]

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Estonian Convention Bureau wins ICCA Best Marketing Award

BMA Judging Panel Chair Patrick Delaney, The Meetings Show's David Chapple, Riine Tiigi and Kadri Karu of the Estonian Convention Bureau, ICCA President James Rees and ICCA CEO Senthil Gopinath

ICCA announced Estonia Convention Bureau as the winner of the 22nd edition of the prestigious ICCA Best Marketing Award (BMA) at the Closing Ceremony of the 58th ICCA Congress on Wednesday 30 October 2019 in Houston, Texas, U.S.A.. Estonian Convention Bureau’s “Go Wild, Choose Estonia!” is a creative storytelling destination marketing campaign from a small […]

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Ulrike von Arnold honoured with ICCA Moises Shuster Award

ICCA President James Rees, Deputy Director of the Vienna Convention Bureau Ulrike von Ulrike von Arnold and ICCA CEO Senthil Gopinath

Ulrike von Arnold, Deputy Director of the Vienna Convention Bureau received ICCA’s highest honour during the General Assembly at the 58th ICCA Congress in Houston, Texas, U.S.A.. Announcing the award, ICCA President James Rees said: “Ulrike von Arnold has given an immense amount of her time to ICCA, in particular in her involvement with ICCA’s […]

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World Conference on Explosives and Blasting selects Maastricht as Conference Destination for 2025

EFEE website

Maastricht, the Netherlands will be welcoming the World Conference on Explosives and Blasting (EFEE) in 2025. For three days in September 2025, MECC Maastricht will host this event with a full focus on explosives and blasting. The international conference is attended biannual by around 450 explosive engineers from all over the world. EFEE World Conference […]

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IBTM announces final keynote double bill

Fira Barcelona

IBTM has revealed a double bill of not one but two inspiring speakers for their third keynote speaker slot, as well as a brand new ‘TED talk’ style speaker showcase event for IBTM World 2019, taking place at Fira Barcelona from 19-21 November. Aric Dromi and Margarita Mayo The third keynote speaker session, taking place […]

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IBTM World announces Lucy Bloom as second keynote speaker

Lucy Bloom keynote speaker on IBTM World

IBTM has announced that Lucy Bloom, award-winning business expert, author and international master communicator, will be the second keynote speaker at IBTM World 2019, taking place at Fira Barcelona from 19-21 November. Doing Business Differently Lucy will deliver a high energy session titled ‘Doing Business Differently’, where she will take the audience on a roller […]

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ICCA launches Association Community

ICCA President James Rees

ICCA has announced the January 2020 launch of its “ICCA Association Community” in a message on October 15th to its global membership. Offering education, connections, tools and resources to assist and support international associations in organising more effective meetings, the new platform will officially welcome association executives into ICCA’s global association meeting community as affiliates. […]

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