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    Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau appoints new CEO

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    Penang State Government has appointed Mr Ashwin Gunasekeran as CEO to set up and head its Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB), a non-profit organisation aimed at developing and growing the Malaysian city's MICE industry.
    14th Jan, 2016
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    Join The Meetings Show’s flexible hosted buyer programme – applications are now open

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    The programme provides buyers with a number of attendance options giving them the time they need to experience and discover the wide range of returning and new exhibitors, the latest education and exclusive networking opportunities.
    14th Jan, 2016
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    European Society of Cardiology CEO wins PCMA Chairman’s Award

    14th Jan, 2016
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    Headquarters Asia Pacific #24 is OUT!

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    In this issue of HQ Asia Pacific: an extensive interview of Kazuko Toda, Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau, UIA's views on change for associations, a profile of theAsia Pacific Career Development Association (APCDA)... and more.
    13th Jan, 2016
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    Ready to start the New Year “Mentally fit” ?

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    You’re invited to a new, fun & educational event for association conference planners in Brussels, 25 January 2016. “Face to face” meetings are still essential and during one evening, you will be able to meet 8 different countries and 18 different convention bureaus.
    12th Jan, 2016
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    A New MICE Flame in Ethiopia

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    Kumneger Teketel, the organising talent behind the well-established Hotel Show (Hospitality and Tourism Trade Show) in Ethiopia is launching a new fair: the First MICE East Africa 2016 Forum and Expo in Addis Ababa (June 9-11). His goal: to put Ethiopia on the African MICE map.
    12th Jan, 2016
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    visit.brussels introduces the “Be Welcome, be.brussels” 2016 strategic plan

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    Thanks to the MICE and the 442 conventions they bring, Brussels leads the European Union and ranks second globally as a convention destination. In four years, overnight hotel stays have increased by 40%, to surpass the nearly 7 million mark in 2014, 53% of which derive from business travel. Leisure travel also expanded, going from 41% of total overnight stays in 2000, or 1.91 million, to 47.3%, or 3.13 million, in 2014.
    12th Jan, 2016
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    Headquarters Europe #69 (Africa Special) is OUT!

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    In this issue of Headquarters Europe: an extensive feature on Africa as an association destination, UIA's data on meetings in Africa, the profile of the International Exhibition Logistics Association... and more.
    12th Jan, 2016
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    Sarawak hosted one international conference every week of 2015 as SCB builds capability and investment in the state

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    Malaysia stepped-up in global recognition through a series of 52 internationally acclaimed conferences, which were hosted in the Land of the Hornbills. The conferences witnessed attendance of 15,830 delegates, amounting to direct delegate expenditure (DDE) of RM31.336 million. They also comprise a majority of the 59 conferences won by Sarawak Convention Bureau (SCB).
    12th Jan, 2016
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    ABPCO experiencing surge in corporate members to kick start 2016

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    Venues such as 1 Wimpole Street, Conference Cambridge, Alexony Ltd, Harrogate International Centre and imago have all become corporate members of the association over the past few months with that trend set to continue throughout the early part of 2016.
    11th Jan, 2016
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    India's new exhibition makes it easy to reach out to the glamorous Indian MICE community

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    India’s potential for bringing large and spectacular events of all kind to international destinations is already huge – the market now gains further importance through the increasing economic weakness in the other BRIC markets and the strategic need of destinations from around the globe to secure future business in the MICE and wedding segment.
    8th Jan, 2016
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    The Meetings Show increases group coordinators by 27%

    7th Jan, 2016
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    Vienna welcomes Geneva

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    The Geneva Convention Bureau organized an exceptional event hosted by H.E. Ambassador Christoph Bubb at the Swiss Embassy of Vienna on September, 8th 2015. In this unique setting - an 18th century palace - the Convention Bureau presented Geneva as a business destination to more than 20 high-end clients from international associations based in Vienna.
    4th Jan, 2016
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    Belgian humour and derision, the best way to rebuild the image of Brussels around the world

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    In view of the events of the last few weeks and their impact on tourism and business in Brussels, visit.brussels took immediate action as it was essential to put in place a communication plan to reassure all the visitors.
    30th Dec, 2015
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    Continental Conference team inspects facilities at the Calabar ICC to host APRA 2016

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    African Public Relations Association (APRA), the umbrella body for all public relations associations and practitioners across the continent visited Cross River State and has successfully conducted a facility inspection tour at the Calabar International Convention Centre (Calabar ICC) in readiness to host APRA 2016 conference next May.
    30th Dec, 2015
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    Sydney showcases its ultimate incentive credentials to international market

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    From quad biking and a net session with legendary cricketer Glenn McGrath to canapés atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney proved to 18 international buyers and media who were in town for Dreamtime 2015 that there’s simply no better place to reward, motivate and inspire than Australia’s harbour city.
    28th Dec, 2015
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    Slew of Prominent Congresses in Singapore for the First Time

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    Singapore will host several prominent medical congresses coming to Southeast Asia for the first time – two of these events are also making their Asian debuts.
    18th Dec, 2015
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    Tokyo Meeting Planner’s Guide 2016-2017

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    New edition of the comprehensive guide to assist organizers of global business meetings, conferences and exhibitions in the site selection and event planning process.
    18th Dec, 2015
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    Atout France's answer to the actual situation

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    Every year, the Brussels office of Atout France, the France Tourism Development Agency, organizes a Round Table named ‘The Experts Panel’ with professionals from the Belgian Meetings Industry (incentive agencies, associations, corporates and press).
    16th Dec, 2015
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    Seauton set to boost growth with 1 million euro investment

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    Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events remained significant networking tools for businesses in 2015. Seauton International is a rapidly growing MICE service in the European meetings industry. From its headquarters in Wijgmaal, Seauton founder Jan Samyn recently announced a 1 million euro investment aimed at boosting the company's growth.
    15th Dec, 2015
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