Stand-up comedian Greg Shapiro: ‘Even for serious events, humor can be the safest option’

Greg Shapiro is a Dutch American comedian who gathered world fame with his vocal impersonation of Donald Trump in the viral ‘Netherlands Second’ video. He started his career as a member of the comedy group Boom Chicago and became a popular speaker at business events. “Humor is the safest option at a serious business event.” […]

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SITE appoints Annette Gregg as new CEO

Annette Gregg is appointed as the new CEO of the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE), also serving SITE Foundation. She takes over from interim Executive Director Rebecca Wright. Gregg is well known in the sector as Chief Revenue Officer of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and has a career-long legacy in the business events industry […]

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Micemedia appoints Pim Schoonderwoerd as new CCO

Team Mice Media

Micemedia announced today that Pim Schoonderwoerd has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer of the company. As an experienced business leader, he will take on this new role starting March 1st, 2021. With more than 20 years of experience in the international event industry in the fields of IT Consulting, Trade Shows, Corporate Events, Live Events […]

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Sergio Baritussio passed away

Sergio Baritussio

Sergio Baritussio, Director of FIEXPO Latin America and Director of “Eventos Latinoamericanos” passed away on Monday, October 5, at the age of 62 in Punta del Este, in his native Uruguay. Baritussio was an outstanding journalist, publisher and events professional and much-loved by the global meetings industry. He has been linked to the MICE sector […]

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Jeanine Dupigny and Nadir Aboutaleb new faces at The Hague Convention Bureau

Nadir Aboutaleb and Jeanine Dupigny

The Hague Convention Bureau has employed two new international sales managers to focus on the city’s specialist markets; including new energy, impact economy, IT & tech and cyber security. Jeanine Dupigny and Nadir Aboutaleb bring experience across key sectors to convention bureau’s team. Jeanine Dupigny Jeanine Dupigny, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, will focus […]

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Sven Bossu first CEO AIPC

Sven Bossu AIPC CEO

AIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres, begins a new chapter in its history with the appointment of its first CEO, Sven Bossu. Bossu will report directly to the AIPC Board, and will start his new role on May 1st. The appointment of Sven Bossu as AIPC’s first CEO and the engagement of Interel, a […]

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Bruno De Man reinforces Creator Meeting Support

Bruno De Man will strengthen the Creator Meeting Support team as Business Development Advisor. His primary role is to further develop and expand relationships with existing and new customers in the BeNeLux markets, with PCOs, MICE planners and International Associations. Growth In recent years, Creator Meeting Support has grown as a supplier to the European […]

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Sigurjóna Sverrisdóttir new Managing Director of Reykjavík Convention Bureau

Sigurjóna Sverrisdóttir

Sigurjóna Sverrisdóttir has taken over as Managing Director of Meet in Reykjavík – Reykjavík Convention Bureau. She succeeds Thorsteinn Orn Gudmundsson, who led the bureau from its foundation in 2012. Sigurjóna Sverrisdóttir has been with Meet in Reykjavík from the beginning in 2012, most recently as Director of Exhibitions and Events. She has an MBA […]

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