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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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IACC Europe Knowledge Festival first to achieve Sustainable Event Standard

IACC Knowledge Festival Brussels

The 2019 IACC Europe Knowledge Festival, which took place at Dolce La Hulpe, Brussels on 4-6 October, was the very first event to attain the Event Industry Council’s brand-new Sustainable Event Standard for Event Organisers. The conference put sustainability centre-stage as its attendees embraced the urgency and opportunity to be leaders in sustainable approaches to […]

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GCB presents results of study on impact of platform economy on meetings

Smart Meetings Assistent

GCB German Convention Bureau presents the results of the first study on the impact of platforms on the organisation, marketing and running of events. The study analyses the impact, challenges and opportunities of the platform economy for the meetings and conference sector. Platforms as the digital economy’s core business model that enables direct, digital interaction […]

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Athens hosts ESOT Congress 2023

ESOT 2023 Athens

Athens has been chosen to host the Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) in September 2023. The announcement was made at the 2019 Congress held this month in Copenhagen. The selection of Athens over several other European cities is the result of the successful cooperation between the Hellenic Transplant Society and This […]

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Study on Europe as a destination for meetings and conferences

Europe as a destination for meetings and conferences

A study on Europe as a destination for meetings and conferences identifies growth potential in complex market. The study looked at challenges and opportunities in a changing environment as a basis for developing hands-on recommendations for action. The research is supported by nine members of the Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe […]

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ABPCO encourages students to focus dissertations on association events

Sandro Carnicelli

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers, ABPCO, is incentivising university students to complete research, projects and dissertations relevant to the association and not for profit conference management sector. Dissertations/projects submitted in accordance with guidelines identified by ABPCO will awarded £100. ABPCO Excellence Awards Once the dissertations/projects have been submitted and independently reviewed a further £200 […]

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