Medical assistance in hotels
Accor and AXA launch strategic partnership
Meetings Industry
Accor and the insurance company Axa announce an innovative strategic partnership to provide medical support to guests across the Accor hotels worldwide.   READ MORE

New study released
Impact of coronavirus on European convention sector
Meetings Industry
The Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe has released the results of a study on “The Impact of Coronavirus on Europe’s Convention Sector”.   READ MORE

Open Innovation Network
AIM Group establishes AIM Communication
Meetings Industry
AIM Group International, a company specialised in congresses, events and communication, announced the establishment of AIM Communication - an Open Innovation Network.   READ MORE

Wonderful Copenhagen provides insights
Study identifies academic benefits of chairing and attending events
Meetings Industry
The PhD dissertation by Thomas Trøst Hansen explores the academic impact for individual attendees and chairs.   READ MORE

Malaysia to resume business events
BECM welcomes government’s decision
Meetings Industry | Corona Virus
The Malaysian Government has decided to reopen the business events sector.   READ MORE

“Inventing the future”
First details released of IBTM Asia Pacific 2021
Meetings Industry
IBTM has announced first details of its rescheduled IBTM Asia Pacific, which will take place from 13 – 14 April 2021 in Singapore, at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre.   READ MORE

"There is still a long way to go"
The Hague webinar reveals a reticence in the sector to invest in marketing
Meetings Industry
More than 100 attendees from over 25 countries joined The Hague Convention Bureau for their third webinar to examine "How are destination marketing communications strategies evolving right now?"   READ MORE

“Exhibitions are key to rebuilding economies”
Global Exhibitons Day 2020: Participation from 114 countries and regions
Meetings Industry
The 5th edition of Global Exhibitions Day (GED) 2020 spread the message “exhibitions are key to rebuilding economies” across the globe.   READ MORE

Matchmaking for Association Events
Conferli launches online platform
Technology | Meetings Industry
Conferli launched a new platform that streamlines the process of matching association events with destinations and venues.   READ MORE

“We will meet again and, like you, we can’t wait for that moment to come.“
Cancellation of IMEX America: A message from Ray Bloom and Carina Bauer
Meetings Industry
Ray Bloom and Carina Bauer announced that they have made the difficult decision to cancel IMEX America 2020, due to take place at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas from September 15-17.   READ MORE