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Martin Sirk to Lead Global Association Hubs Partnership

Martin Sirk | CEO ICCA

The Global Association Hubs Partnerships (GAHP) has appointed Martin Sirk to lead it into a new era as its International Advisor, following the previously announced retirement of Hervé Bosquet. In his new role, Sirk will provide executive guidance and leadership to the partnership, building on the positive impact and progress made over the first three […]

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Christian Mutschlechner joins Board at Congrex Switzerland

Christian Mutschlechner Congrex Switzerland

PCO Congrex Switzerland has appointed former director of the Vienna Convention Bureau, Christian Mutschlechner, to its Board of Directors. “We are extremely happy to have found the ideal person to extend our governing board with Christian Mutschlechner. He is one of the most well known persons with influence in our industry and his contribution to […]

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Cor Jansen appointed new director of Utrecht Marketing

Cor Jansen has been appointed the new executive director of Utrecht Marketing as from 1 March 2019. He will be replacing Rijk van Ark, who has served in this post since 1 January 2017. Jansen is currently the director of Regional Cooperation at Utrecht University, where he was previously director of Communication and Marketing (2011-2017). […]

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Martin Boyle new CEO IAPCO

As from the first of april 2019 Martin Boyle will be the new CEO of IAPCO, the international Association of Professional Congress Organisers. Sarah Storie-Pugh, the current ED, will be stepping back to continue a part-time role within the Association. Experience Martin Boyle comes to IAPCO with more than 20 years of experience in the […]

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Shane Hannam new Portfolio Director of IBTM

Shane Hannam Portfolio Director IBTM

IBTM, part of leading global exhibition organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions, has appointed Shane Hannam as Portfolio Director effective 1 June 2018. Kerry Prince, who has been promoted within Reed Exhibitions will retain strategic oversight on the portfolio. Reed travel exhibitions Shane Hannam began his career with Reed Exhibitions and has over 16 years’ experience in […]

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Jos van der Vegt appointed Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau

On Thursday 26 April, Jos van der Vegt received a royal honour from Mayor Aboutaleb. The former director and President–Commissioner of Rotterdam Ahoy was named an Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau in City Hall’s Citizen’s Hall. Considerable merit Van der Vegt received the distinction because of his merits on many fronts. Among other things, […]

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