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VIP experience at the Bruges Triennial

The Bruges Convention Bureau  has organized a VIP event during Bruges Triennial on June 7th. 100 doctors from local hospitals  and professors of the KU Leuven University campus in Bruges were invited to the event. Liquid City At the Concertgebouw the guests were welcomed by Mayor Renaat Landuyt and Sarah Cornand, Sales Manager Meeting in Brugge. After this introduction, […]

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MPI overhauls program for World Education Congress 2018

WEC18 MPI World Education Congress

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has embraced the concept of experience creation and set aside the traditional plan for its signature event, World Education Congress (WEC) this year. WEC18 will feature high energy pep rallies to kick off and wrap up each day, an open-floor, fluid layout with four connected WEC Villages, more innovative technology and […]

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Former Prime Minister Balkenende concludes Rotterdam Masterclass


As a final chord, the participants of ‘Masterclass Rotterdam: a successful conference’ received lobbying tips from former Prime Minister Jan-Peter Balkenende. On 13th February Rotterdam Partners Convention Bureau held the annual conference for anyone who is not a conference organiser in daily life, but who wants to organise a conference as a member of a […]

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MPI European Meetings & Events Conference in 2019 in the Netherlands

MPI EMEC 2019 comes to the Netherlands

MPI’s European Meetings and Events Conference (EMEC) will take place in World Forum The Hague from 9th to 12th February 2019, with side programmes in other cities. MPI Netherlands announced this on February 14 at the SITE + MPI Global Forum in Rome. The Dutch department of Meeting Planners International focused on winning a bid […]

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Kaohsiung Selected as 2020 ICCA Congress Destination

The ICCA Board of Directors has selected Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, on the island of Taiwan, as the host destination for the 2020 Congress, following what was the most competitive bidding exercise in the association’s history. This was announced today during the General Assembly at the 56th ICCA Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. A total of […]

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IBTM World 2017 show preview

This year is a major milestone for ibtm events, as it is the 30th anniversary edition IBTM World event, taking place in Barcelona from 28 – 30 November 2017. As always, there will be a broad spread of exhibitors and an extensive Knowlegde Programme. New initiatives are the selection of Elite Hosted Buyers and the […]

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