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    Macao Mega Events City: Macao Hosts Mega Event Group with 7,000 participants

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    Macao’s MICE industry has been growing rapidly in recent years. Amid the city’s ongoing economic adjustment period, the industry is actively contributing to Macao’s economic diversification.
    8th Jul, 2016
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    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre vote number 1 in the world

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    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has been named as the World’s Best Convention Centre for 2016. The announcement was made at the Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC) in Nantes, France.
    8th Jul, 2016
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    Brussels consolidates its position as 1st conference city in Europe and 2nd in the world

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    The UIA confirms Brussels as the number two city in the world, and the number one in Europe in terms of the number of international conferences it hosts
    7th Jul, 2016
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    Three ways convention bureaus can value-add to Meeting Experiences

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    More than two-thirds of the associations surveyed in 2015 by the UIA were not aware or did not use services provided by convention and visitor bureaux (CVBs).
    6th Jul, 2016
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    São Paulo C&VB announces a newly renovated event venue in the city: São Paulo Expo

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    Sao Paulo Expo will be the largest and most modern exhibition center, Congress and Conventions in Latin America with an area of 100 thousand square meters built in record time.
    6th Jul, 2016
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    Montréal crowned top international business tourism city in the Americas

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    For a fifth consecutive year, Montréal ranks first in the Americas for international events, according to the International Meetings Statistics Report for the Year 2015 released by the Union of International Association (UIA), representing yet another outstanding performance. Overall, the city hosted 108 international events in 2015, up 29% from 2014.
    5th Jul, 2016
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    The team Belgium takes home the 12th Switzerland Meeting Trophy!

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    The Belgian team has won the 12th Switzerland Meeting Trophy organised last weekend by Switzerland Tourism. This unconventional rally, taking place for the 12th time has now become an essential summer event for meeting and incentive travel specialists.
    5th Jul, 2016
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    Appointment of new Rotterdam Knowledge Ambassadors

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    Network of academics, researchers and experts significantly contributes to positioning Rotterdam as a congress city.
    4th Jul, 2016
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    Find out who's leading the way in UIA’s Meetings Statistics 2015

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    The Union of International Associations (UIA) has undertaken statistical studies on the preceding year’s international meetings. Here you are the results!
    29th Jun, 2016
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    South Asian Diaspora Convention 2016

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    Growth through Interaction – The South Asian Opportunity
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    Despite volatility in global markets, South Asia continues to be on a growth trajectory and is the fastest-growing region in the world, with economic growth forecasted by the World Bank to gradually accelerate from 7.1 percent in 2016 to 7.3 percent in 2017.
    28th Jun, 2016
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    Nantes confirms its world-class position

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    AIPC 2016 Conference to be held in Nantes, France
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    From 3 to 6 July, la Cité Nantes Events Center will welcome its peers as it hosts the AIPC Annual Conference (International Association of Congress Centres). It is the second time in AIPC’s history that France is chosen.
    28th Jun, 2016
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    Record attendance at the EFPA Meeting Italia in Sicily

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    Key players discuss about the success of the event
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    Sicily, host destination of the 9th EFPA Italia Meeting at the Hotel Hilton Giardini Naxos, in Taormina. 800 professionals took part in the event together with the other participants and exhibitors. The total attendance reached 1,000, exceeding expectations of EFPA Italia’s organising committee.
    27th Jun, 2016
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    Discovering Botswana, Meeting in Gaborone

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    Botswana is a dream destination for incentive travel. The country also offers different convention centres the Peermont Convention Resort, one of the finest facilities of its kind in Southern Africa, and the Gaborone International Convention Centre, better described as an oversized villa for meetings: stately, surrounded by water and luscious gardens and of course oozing with African hospitality and warmth.
    27th Jun, 2016
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    Morocco, home to one of the best rooftop restaurant in the world

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    Le Foundouk Marrakech is a moroccan restaurant which has been recently elected by CNN as one of the best sky-high & rooftop restaurant worldwide.
    23rd Jun, 2016
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    GDPR – A game changer for the digital economy

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    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a Regulation by which the European Commission intends to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU). It will become enforceable in more than 1 year from now, 2017.
    23rd Jun, 2016
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    The heart beats for Vienna

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    The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has decided to hold three of their upcoming congresses in 2017 and 2018 in Vienna.
    23rd Jun, 2016
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    Second Annual Latin America Meeting and Incentive Travel Exchange event sells out in Colombia

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    Questex Travel Group kicked off its second annual Latin America Meeting and Incentive Travel Exchange (LAMITE) today to record sales numbers in Cartagena, Colombia at the InterContinental Cartagena de Indias.
    23rd Jun, 2016
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    Meet in the Caribbean, Meet in Dominican Republic

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    Dominican Republic, the 2nd largest Caribbean nation, has constantly been preparing and taking steps to develop the Congresses and Incentives segment in Dominican Republic, becoming a featured MICE destination in the Caribbean and Central America.
    23rd Jun, 2016
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    Stop wasting food at events!

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    The Centro Congressi Padova has recently adhered to the Italian national project “Food for Good: from meetings to solidarity”.
    22nd Jun, 2016
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    New riverbank development enhances connectivity & accessibility in Adelaide

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    The $6bn redevelopment of the Adelaide Riverbank precinct which includes the Bio-Medical City, Adelaide Convention Centre and Adelaide Oval projects is about to enter its next phase with works to commence in August on the 25,000sq metre Festival Plaza development (which includes two key private projects).
    22nd Jun, 2016
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