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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AIM Group launches web radio dedicated to diabetes specialist nurses  

Homepage MyRadio Nurse

AIM Education, part of AIM Group International, has launched myRadio Nurse, the first digital radio channel entirely dedicated to diabetes specialist nurses. The project was promoted with the non-conditional support from Sanofi. The goal of the project is to connect nurses in a simple and direct way, promoting the exchange of information and encouraging the sharing […]

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IMEX focused on delivering digital experiences

Carina Bauer CEO of IMEX Group

The IMEX Group has partnered with award-winning creative agency Smyle to produce a series of digital activations for the global business events community leading up to IMEX America in November. The full programme, which will run between May and September, will be announced next month. The new concept is designed to give tangible business value […]

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WeChat channel for Cologne Tourist Board

creenshot WeChat Cologne Tourist Board

The Cologne Tourist Board has been using the Chinese social media platform WeChat since mid-January. Even during the pandemic, the Board plans to use its extensive account to offer its growing Chinese target group intriguing tips about Cologne as a tourist destination. “On the basis of the market assessment model we created in 2020, we […]

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World Forum The Hague world’s first congress center to install Trulifi by Signify

NSS conference at World Forum The Hague

World Forum The Hague is world’s first congress center to install Trulifi by Signify. This system ensures that conference guests can enjoy the benefits of safe, secure, reliable and high-speed connectivity via light rather than radio waves. Highly sensitive content The content of some of the events that the congress center in The Hague, the […]

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Desire for physical locations and authentic experiences is growing

Future Meeting Space research group

After 18 months of in-depth research, the Future Meeting Space (FMS) innovation network presented the results of its latest study project at an online event on 22 February. Findings include that the relevance of events for an organisation’s overall communications mix will continue to grow in the future and that the increasingly hybrid set-up of […]

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Seven European convention bureaux have partnered up as EU CVB Network

EU CVB Network logo

Seven European convention bureaux have partnered up as EU CVB Network. The CVBs of Rotterdam, Florence, Gothenburg, Ljubljana, Lyon, Salzburg and València aim to exchange knowledge and experiences. Virtual Happy Hour On 4th February 2021, the EU CVB Network hosted a Virtual Happy Hour for a group of Professional Congress Organisers. It was one in […]

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IMEX 2021 cancelled

Dates IMEX 2022

IMEX 2021, due to take place at Messe Frankfurt from 25 – 27 May, is cancelled.  “We know the timing of our announcement comes as a blow so early in 2021′, states Chairman Ray Bloom and CEO Carina Bauer. ‘More than anything, and like you, we’re eager to deliver some good news and mark a […]

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