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    Valencia Tourism relaunches its Convention Bureau

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    Valencia Tourism relaunches its Valencia Convention Bureau to promote meetings, incentives, conferences and events tourism in the city of Valencia.
    28th Oct, 2016
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    Sicily: new time for MICE, new life for the Convention Bureau

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    Sicily Convention Bureau announces at IMEX America what resides at the core of its strategic plans for 2017. SCB is ready to add attractiveness to the destination for international buyers and go beyond the original MICE identity of Sicily.
    28th Oct, 2016
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    Vienna lands two high-caliber medical congresses for 2018

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    The 15th International Congress on Neuromuscular Diseases (ICNMD) and the 16th World Congress of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE) are coming to Vienna in 2018.
    28th Oct, 2016
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    Minimizing financial risks when meeting in the Netherlands

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    Paul Gruijthuijsen, Project Leader at the Pre-financing & Guarantee Fund (VGF), explains how the organisation can help provide some financial safety, should you wish to hold a congress in the Netherlands.
    27th Oct, 2016
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    CONNECT 16 - Ireland’s very first Meetings Industry Fair, a great success!

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    The very dynamic Nicola McGrane of Conference Partners Ireland thought that it was high time that Irish cities, regions and service providers joined forces and participated in a huge Irish event in order to promote themselves towards the Irish public and international hosted buyers.
    27th Oct, 2016
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    Australian Ambassador helps Sydney launch new research

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    Conferences: catalysts for thriving economies
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    New research by Business Events Sydney (BESydney) further demonstrates that business events, including international conferences and symposia, offer delegates unrestricted exposure to innovative ideas and opportunities to develop new knowledge and skills.
    25th Oct, 2016
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    Luxembourg on the move

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    As one of Europe’s best-kept secrets –most people only see it as a financial haven– Luxembourg has a lot more to offer than just a place for bankers and diplomats, and the current government has clearly understood this, strongly supporting initiatives to make the destination one of choice for association planners.
    24th Oct, 2016
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    SPCVB unprecedented actions in partnership with Rio CVB generate new opportunities for Brazilian tourism industry in USA

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    Business rounds, educational seminars and partnerships are some of the entity's presence highlights in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
    19th Oct, 2016
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    Qatar - a destination with a vision

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    Qatar is on the verge of becoming a major player in the meetings industry. The MICE industry is aligned with other sectors in Qatar that the country’s leadership has identified as national priorities.
    14th Oct, 2016
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    Raising money and generating income in an interconnected world

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    The digital economy is here to stay – but what does that mean for nonprofits, associations, and charitable organisations?
    14th Oct, 2016
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    Emirates Medical Association, ADNEC and Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau set to underpin capital as medical meetings hub

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    Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau, a division of Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Emirates Medical Association (EMA) and Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) in a landmark initiative that is set to further establish Abu Dhabi as a thriving international medical meetings hub.
    11th Oct, 2016
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    20,000 attending the largest international congress ever hosted in Copenhagen

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    Today 20,000 scientists, doctors and specialists from more than 130 countries are gathering in Copenhagen to improve the quality of care for all cancer patients at The European Society for Medical Oncology congress ESMO. ESMO 2016 is the largest congress of its kind ever hosted on Danish soil.
    7th Oct, 2016
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    Vienna secures urogynecological and snack congresses

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    The Vienna Convention Bureau joined forces with the capital’s two largest conference centers to bring 2,500 European snack industry experts and 2,000 urogynecological specialists to the city for their international get-togethers.
    6th Oct, 2016
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    Reasons to do Business in Ireland…

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    Ireland is a small, but ambitious country, located off the westernmost edge of Europe, constantly looking to the future, to new markets, new products, and new growth opportunities.
    6th Oct, 2016
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    Looking up to the ‘STARS’ for a Successful Event

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    Octavio ‘Bobby’ Peralta, secretary general of the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP), talks about the ‘STARS’ that ‘guide and lead’ them to successful events.
    3rd Oct, 2016
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    Sicily tracks the routes of MICE with the United States: the Convention Bureau flies to IMEX America

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    Sicilia Convention Bureau will attend the fair for the first time at the ENIT Italy Booth 3004.
    3rd Oct, 2016
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    Cultural differences in association and congress management

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    It’s an intrepid international organisation that steps into Asia to teach international congress management style to a region that is the fastest growing market for international association meetings. However, when planning negotiations start it quickly becomes clear that things certainly happen and decisions are made in a very different way.
    30th Sep, 2016
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    'Food Safety' first!

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    Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre to offer the industry its 1st Food Handlers Training Course this October
    28th Sep, 2016
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    Business Events Canada hosts MICE events in London and Brussels

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    The interactive and informative events in Belgium and England provided attendees with invaluable networking opportunities and practical advice on holding events in Canada whilst helping them get up to speed with all the latest news and developments, from new hotels to venues and incentive travel options.
    28th Sep, 2016
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    Hangzhou, a rising star in China becoming an international meetings city

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    Under the theme of "Toward an Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and Inclusive World Economy" the G20 Summit was held from September 4-5 in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou.
    26th Sep, 2016
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