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    Insights into South Africa’s meetings industry revealed at ibtm world

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    The South Africa National Convention Bureau (SANCB) unveiled the preliminary results of its three-year study into the South African business events industry at the ibtm world in Barcelona.
    1st Dec, 2016
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    ICC Sydney: It's Showtime

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    International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) just launched its opening campaign – IT’S SHOWTIME – at international business events trade show, IBTM World, in Barcelona.
    1st Dec, 2016
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    The Meetings Show Expands Marketing and Sales Teams

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    The Meetings Show is one of the premier events for the UK inbound and outbound meetings industry, organised by Centaur Live (a division of Centaur Media Plc), taking place 13-15 June, 2017 at Olympia, London.
    23rd Nov, 2016
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    PCMA Launches New Digital Experience Institute

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    PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) has unveiled its new Digital Experience Institute (DEI), formerly known as the Virtual Edge Institute.
    21st Nov, 2016
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    World Mining Congress set to shine a light on Australian resources industry

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    A strong united Team Australia has secured one of the world’s biggest international mining events, helping to affirm Australia’s leadership within the global mining community.
    16th Nov, 2016
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    Sri Lanka hosts Annual Congress of the French Travel agents, JEV Congress 2016

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    Prominent French travel body, the Syndicat National des Agences do Voyages (SNAV) now rebranded as Les Entreprises du Voyage (LEV), was ceremoniously launched in Colombo on 31 October 2016 with the participation of over 300 French travel agents at the BMICH, Sri Lanka.
    14th Nov, 2016
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    Macao a business events city like no other

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    Macao, branded “Your Business Events Desination”, is gathering momentum as a business events destination. The destination has indeed many assets up its sleeves and has placed greater focus on its Unique Selling Propositions.
    10th Nov, 2016
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    Davos, one of the World's Finest Meeting Places

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    Davos is the clear alpine leader in the global meeting market with more than 400 events per year. With good reason: it has a rich tradition in hosting congresses. Here, you will find the most modern congress centre (up to 7,000 delegates) in the Alps, which even attracts the World Economic Forum (WEF).
    10th Nov, 2016
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    Istanbul CVB launches a brand new planners’ toolkit for meetings & events!

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    As a leading congress, meeting and incentive destination, every year Istanbul hosts large scale international congresses and events. The brand new marketing tool contains all the materials congress and event planners require to promote their event in Istanbul...
    10th Nov, 2016
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    HeadQuarters #74 - Our IBTM World Edition 2016 is out!

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    In this IBTM World Edition: an extensive feature on financial secutiry and how to minimize financial risk for your international conference, funds raising and generating income for your association...
    7th Nov, 2016
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    How to attract association meetings, Riga takes a stand

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    Subvention – is it the New Black of the meeting industry or should one consider it as the very last option for the destination to win an association meeting?
    4th Nov, 2016
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    Lausanne to host World Anti-Doping Agency conference

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    Lausanne Tourism & Convention Bureau today announces that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will be holding its thirteenth annual international symposium on 13-15 March 2017, at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne.
    2nd Nov, 2016
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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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