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Messe Berlin launches first MICE Show Asia 2019

Messe Berlin announced that it will be organising the inaugural MICE Show Asia 2019 in Singapore. The 3-day business-to-business travel trade show will take place from 16 to 18 October 2019 at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre at Marina Bay Sands. MICE Show Asia is under ITB Asia’s umbrella of events. APAC countries MICE […]

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New research reveals booking trends of large-scale, urban convention attendees

PCMA Room Block Research | visual reasons why

Approximately half of all delegates attending large-scale, urban conventions are circumventing the established room-reservation process and booking accommodations on their own. This is revealed by the “Room Block of the Future” study that is collaboratively conceived of and funded by the Hilton, NYC & Company and PCMA Foundation. The three organizations wanted to better understand […]

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New study reveals the macro-trends set to impact the future of Business Events

New study The future of meetings and events

Biodegradable meeting spaces, artificial intelligence and serendipity will all play a significant role in the future of meetings and business events. Those trends, along with others, were discussed by leaders from a wide range of industries for a recent study supported by the PCMA Foundation and Marriott International. The “Future of Meetings & Events” identified […]

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PCMA committed to help eradicate human trafficking

The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism

PCMA has committed to combat child exploitation by signing The Code of Conduct for the Protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism. The signing of The Code was announced by PCMA Foundation Chair and President of Maritz Global Events, David Peckinpaugh, during the association’s annual Convening Leaders conference, taking place from January 6-9, […]

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PCMA appoints Tonya Almond as Vice President of Knowledge and Experience Design

Tonya Almond

Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has appointed Tonya Almond as its Vice President of Knowledge and Experience Design. Almond will lead the events and education teams and will engage with its global audience to help PCMA evolve its education content and event experiences. She reports to Joyce Winnecke, PCMA’s Chief Content Officer. Tonya Almond Almond […]

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