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    Why Sapporo, then?

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    Ranked 3rd in Japan, following Tokyo and Kyoto, in the 2014 ICCA rankings, Sapporo has surely been proving itself as an attractive destination for both world’s travelers and meeting organizers.
    21st Sep, 2015
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    Two new members join the World PCO Alliance

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    The World PCO Alliance is very pleased to announce the addition of their two new members: The Conference Company and Turismo & Convenciones
    16th Sep, 2015
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    Western Cape's largest construction conference and trade expo

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    The third annual Cape Construction Conference and Trade Expo took place on the 12-13 of August 2015 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Now in its third edition, this year’s event had 5000 pre-registered visitors and the Western Cape’s most innovative exhibition for the construction industry.
    14th Sep, 2015
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    South Australia wins battle to host Land Forces 2016 Exposition

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    The Adelaide Convention Bureau is pleased to announce that Adelaide will host the Land Forces 2016 Exposition worth $16.6m to the state’s visitor economy over its 3 day duration though its legacy is priceless and will be long lasting.
    14th Sep, 2015
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    South Africa’s best hotel group and large conference venue provider

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    For the 4th year running, the business travel community has voted Tsogo Sun as the ‘Best South African hotel group’. Furthermore, Tsogo Sun’s Sandton Convention Centre has received the coveted best ‘Large Conference Venue’ award for the 2nd year.
    11th Sep, 2015
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    Delegates gather for the XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa

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    Over 3 000 delegates from across the world gathered in Durban ICC during the opening of the XIV World Forestry Congress, a global event which is held every six years and it was the first time that this gathering took place on African soil.
    11th Sep, 2015
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    INVESTOUR, renewed commitment at FITUR to the African tourist industry

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    Organised jointly by FITUR, the UNWTO and Casa África
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    FITUR, the International Tourism Trade Show, is renewing its commitment to sustainable development in Africa through its tourism industry, by means of the Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa, INVESTOUR, which will be staging its seventh edition on 21 January 2016 within the context of the trade show organised by IFEMA, running from 20 to 24 January next year.
    10th Sep, 2015
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    INVESTOUR, renovada apuesta en FITUR por la industria turística africana

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    Organizado conjuntamente por FITUR, la OMT y Casa África
    10th Sep, 2015
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    Egypt signs $68M contract to revive tourism industry

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    The Ministry of Tourism in Egypt has announced that the country and J. Walter Thompson Co., a New York-based advertising agency, have entered into a three-year $68 million agreement to revive the tourism industry in the Arab nations.
    9th Sep, 2015
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    IAPCO - First EDGE Seminar resounding success

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    Over 40 participants took part in the first EDGE Seminar, representing an even split between PCOs, Convention Bureaux and venues, engaging in a programme that was intensely focused on the future of the meetings industry and the rapidly changing realities of life as a PCO.
    9th Sep, 2015
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    The Africa Travel Association returns to Kenya for the 40th Annual World Congress

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    Experience Magical Kenya, November 9-14, 2015
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    The Africa Travel Association (ATA), the leader in promoting tourism to Africa, will hold its 40th Annual World Congress in Nairobi, Kenya from November 9- 14, 2015.
    7th Sep, 2015
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    BCEC heads into peak conference season

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    World champion cyclists, international HIV, AIDS and immunotherapy experts, tropical agricultural scientists and nursing and education professionals are among those heading to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) during the coming weeks as the Centre moves into its peak conference season.
    7th Sep, 2015
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    Where will you host your next event?

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    Africa is becoming more and more popular as a meetings destination
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    A report by American Express Meetings & Events has indicated that Africa is becoming more and more popular as a meetings destination, with 52% of respondents predicting a growth in interest
    4th Sep, 2015
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    Great pace for groups and conventions in Puerto Rico

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    Meet Puerto Rico began the new fiscal year 2015-16 on strong footing with more than 20 groups holding their meetings in Puerto Rico in August and September 2015.
    3rd Sep, 2015
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    The Athens Democracy Forum returns to Greece

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    Athens is preparing for the upcoming third Athens Democracy Forum, organized by International New York Times (INYT), which will take place on 13-15th September 2015.
    3rd Sep, 2015
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    Sarawak Convention Bureau’s FAM promises to change old perceptions of Sarawak

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    Key business decision makers from Australia and Singapore recently completed a one-of-a-kind familiarisation trip (FAM) to Sarawak.
    2nd Sep, 2015
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    Seoul Event Support Program expands with five new incentives

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    Seoul has launched a series of new initiatives aimed at attracting major business events hosted in the city.
    2nd Sep, 2015
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    The world’s largest big data conference comes to Sydney

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    The world’s foremost researchers and practitioners from data mining, knowledge discovery, data analytics and big data will converge at Hilton Sydney from 10-13 August 2015.
    1st Sep, 2015
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    Calabar ICC bids to host ICCA chapter meeting in 2017

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    Calabar International Convention Centre, in Cross River State, Nigeria, is bidding to host the ICCA Africa Chapter conference in 2017, which could be a first for West Africa and ICCA.
    1st Sep, 2015
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    1st Sep, 2015
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