Trade visitor registration is now open for ibtm world 2015 (formerly EIBTM). The global event takes place Nov. 17-19 in Barcelona, Spain.
With the third IMEX America only three months away, organizers are spilling more and more details about the trade show’s specifics. One of these is “Association Focus,” a pre-show conference-within-a-conference dedicated to professional development and “hot-topic” education for association meeting planners and executives. The free educational event is being organized in partnership with ASAE, PCMA […]
The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) is in the first few months of a project designed to help association executives organize quality international meetings. Qualifying executives can register to access a password-protected portal on the ICCA website. There they’ll find data and resources without interruption from annoyances such as advertising. The portal lets association […]
As IMEX looks toward its second American event — in October in Las Vegas — organizers are strategizing ways to improve the experience. At last year’s inaugural event, buyers and buyer-attendees praised the online scheduling system, which let them make their own appointments with exhibitors. This year IMEX America is introducing a personalized inbox that […]
For the past nine years, Singapore has been Asia’s top convention city, according to global rankings from the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). It’s also one of the Top 5 convention cities in the world. ICCA’s CEO Martin Sirk attributes the city’s success to its proactive pursuit of the MICE (meeting, incentive, conference and […]
Oct. 10 will be known as “Smart Monday” in Las Vegas, thanks to IMEX America, which is partnering with Meetings Professional International (MPI) to offer a bonus day of education for senior-level meeting planners and suppliers. On the day before IMEX America officially opens, the MPI-sponsored MeetDifferent Day of Education & Innovation will feature educational […]