IBTM World 2020 will be a virtual event

IBTM World Virtual 2020

IBTM World 2020 will transition to being a virtual event this year. This decision has been made in close consultation with partners and is a result of the incredibly unpredictable travel restrictions that continue to be in place across the globe because of COVID-19. Situation remains very changeable “Whilst we have been planning positively for […]

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BOCOM’s premiere: showcasing the future of events

Bocom hybrid conference

The hybrid multi-site congress “BOCOM – Experience Borderless Communication” on 3 September showcased how innovative technologies and empathic speakers can be combined to create a unique event with a global community of participants. Numerous protagonists of Germany’s meetings industry successfully demonstrated their readiness for future event formats – especially considering the current global pandemic – as well […]

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Non-profit network for independent conference consultants

IC-International Consultants temporary board

IC-International Consultants (IC) announces the creation of a dedicated Non-profit Network for Independent Events and Conference Consultants. At the beginning of 2020, Matt Régnier (Pleni, The International) and Eric Antonisse (MiceMedia) decided that it was time to address the need for a platform for Independent Event Consultants, where they can  share experiences, support each other […]

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AIPC takes Annual Conference to Paris

AIPC Annual Congress 2020

AIPC, the global association of event venues, announced that its Annual Conference will take place in Paris on 24 and 25 September. The two-day programme will bring the global community of event centres together to discuss common challenges and future plans, with a focus on how to adapt to a new business reality. In order […]

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IMEX Introductions now available on PlanetIMEX

PlanetIMEX Networking Island

Planners and suppliers can now register for IMEX Introductions, part of the new Networking Island on PlanetIMEX. This free service gives business event professionals access to a wide industry network with which to do business. Virtual extension IMEX Introductions is a virtual extension of IMEX’s live in-person appointment system which forms the bedrock of the […]

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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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