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How long should a conference last?

Anyone who has to organise a conference on a certain topic often asks themselves how long it should go on for. A better question to...

Rotterdam host city of Site Global Conference 2014

Rotterdam has won the bid for the international Site Global Conference in 2014. Incentive travel organisers from around the world will come to Rotterdam for...

Amsterdam and Paris sign cooperation agreement

Mayors Van der Laan of Amsterdam and Delanoë of Paris have signed a cooperation agreement setting out the two cities’ intentions to collaborate in the...

Conference chairperson role

A conference chairperson, whether a man or a woman, can either make or break your conference. Ok, your programme does some of the work, but...

Rob van de Wiel will be taking over the directorship of MECC Maastricht

Following the temporary directorship of Eric Broekaart, Rob van de Wiel (39) will take over as Director of the Maastricht Exhibition & Congress Centre (MECC)...

Conferences without screens

I've thought long and hard. Why do I like holidays so much? It's not because of the sun, snow, or après-ski, but the fact I'm...

Amsterdam a top destination for 2013

Amsterdam has been named the second hottest destination in the world to visit in 2013 according to Lonely Planet. The annual list is compiled based...

Podium perils

I went to a lot of meetings this autumn as an advisor to the organiser, as a guest, or as a speaker.  Some conferences had...

Maastricht Health Campus will focus on conventions

The Maastricht Health Campus will be the enabler of new conventions in Maastricht. The project Conventioncity+ has been created for this. The project should lead...