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Are trade shows and conferences becoming a waste of time?

Are trade shows and conferences becoming a waste of time? There are over 1.8 million conferences, incentive events and other meetings in the US alone,...

‘We don’t need to facilitate social programmes’

Education. Doing Well. Organizing. Sustainability. Four subjects that are close to Holger Omlor's heart. In his position as Head of Events at the European Association...

‘There is a passion in Rotterdam that I hardly experienced before’

Desiree Baltussen is the newly-appointed Head of Conventions of the Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre currently under construction. She can’t wait for the opening and the...

Addressing the growing generation of millennial business travellers

By 2020, millennials will make up more than half of the global workforce and account for the largest segment of business travellers. Millennial travellers are...

The C&I alternative to Q&A

We all know Q&A: that moment at the end of a session where the audience gets a few minutes to ask a few questions. Frequently,...

‘Nothing beats that opportunity to truly connect’

As Senior Conference Producer, Hannah Bonnett takes on primary responsibility for the editorial content of several international aviation events. Although stationed in London, she frequently...

What about your loyal delegates?

Do you have an annually recurring conference? Then you know you will meet those people who have always attended your conference each and every time....

Interaction: there is still hope…

Meeting Design is the hype of the day, but the demand for interaction is as old as the road to Rome. After thirty years of...

Let’s talk Green

Can you still remember when the Al Gore’s movie an Inconvenient Truth was released? It has had great impact on the growing awareness for the...