IBTM World 2020 transitions to virtual
IBTM World: „This has been a difficult decision to take”
Meetings Industry
IBTM Events announced that IBTM World 2020 will transition to being a virtual event this year. This decision is a result of the unpredictable travel restrictions that continue to be in place across the globe because of COVID-19.   READ MORE

Special MICE packages
Etihad signs partnership with MCI
Meetings Industry
Etihad and MCI Middle East announced a partnership agreement, to offer special rate MICE packages for programmes serviced by MCI in Abu Dhabi throughout 2021 and 2022.   READ MORE

Travel industry in Azerbaijan
Tourism Board invites hosted buyers to TBA 2020
Meetings Industry
On October 14, 2020 the Azerbaijan Tourism Board will host the “Travel Business Azerbaijan Online” (TBA 2020) as a virtual travel trade event.   READ MORE

Show the industry that you’re open for business
Advert: IBTM World 2020
Meetings Industry
Make up for lost time and ensure that the events industry knows you’re open for business at IBTM World 2020.   READ MORE
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UFI Global Congress to focus on Resilience
Registration open
Meetings Industry
Registration is now open for the UFI Global Congress 2020. The event will take place as a ‘glocalised’ congress for the first time.   READ MORE

Hybrid congress: ICCA reveals regional hubs
1 to 3 November 2020 in Kaohsiung
Meetings Industry
ICCA’s 59th Global Congress from 1 to 3 November 2020 in Kaohsiung will showcase a unique hybrid model, complemented with regional hub events.   READ MORE

UFI elects President for 2021/22
Monica Lee-Müller to complete presidential trio
Meetings Industry
The UFI Board of Directors has elected Monica Lee-Müller as President of UFI for the 2021/22 period.   READ MORE

The Meetings Show 2020 goes hybrid
Platform for the events community in October
Meetings Industry
Following a UK government decision in July that allowed business events to re-open on October 1st, The Meetings Show will be held as a hybrid event.   READ MORE

UFI Global Barometer
Revenues for the first half of 2020 dropped by two thirds
Meetings Industry
A majority of companies believe that exhibitions with an international scope will not open until 2021. These are the findings of UFI’s latest edition of the Global Barometer research.   READ MORE

Research findings from HSMAI Europe
Hospitality industry urged to re-think processes in the post-pandemic business recovery
Meetings Industry
In order to overcome the challenges and capitalise on opportunities in the post-pandemic business recovery, the hospitality industry will need to re-think former working processes and be prepared to adapt to meet the changing customer requirements. This was the message from the recent HSMAI Region Europe webinar entitled ‘The All New Customer Journey’.   READ MORE