Taiwan’s First IAPCO EDGE seminar covers all hot topics of MICE industry

7th Mar, 2017

With numerous of positive feedback from the past IAPCO seminars, EDGE seminar is a new educational offering which benefits all in the MICE industry. It is the first time ever to hold EDGE Seminar in Taiwan, taking place in Grand Hyatt Taipei during April 17 – 19, 2017.

Targeting personnel with experience in the MICE industry and have recognized this as career path, this seminar welcomes potential attendees who are looking to broaden skill base and grow expertise as well as growing understanding of the global environment in which the company or organization operates. After the seminar, attendees will be educated with advanced conference management skills and knowledge on how the industry collaborates and operates. At the end of the seminar, a certificate of attendance and appropriate CMP points will be provided for each participant.

Main topics including Future Trends, Program Management & Meeting Designs, Finance & Sponsorship, Marketing and Negotiation & Client Management will be covered. The three overseas speakers with decades of experience will share the practical skills with case studies.

Agenda of Seminar (Main Topics Only)

  Day 1 Day 2

Day 3

Morning Bidding

Play Numbers Well

Budget Control

Cashflow Objectives


Achieve Desired Results


 Client Management

Communication Skills


The Future is Here

Hybrid Meetings

Meeting Technology

Case Studies

Amaze Your Audience

Program Details

Meeting Design

Spread Contents Effectively

Social Media

Delegate Boosting

Marketing Tools

Case Studies


More information and registration is available on the official website: www.iapcoedgetaipei.org

Speaker Information

Jan Tonkin, IAPCO President and Managing Director of The Conference Company

Jan Tonkin is the founder and Managing Director of The Conference Company, the only accredited member of IAPCO in New Zealand. Formed in 1990, The Conference Company is today one of Australasia’s most reputable PCOs. Jan has more than 25 years’ experience managing conferences, exhibitions and awards programs in Britain and New Zealand.

Mathias Posch, IAPCO Vice President and CEO of ICS Canada

Mathias Posch is President and Partner of International Conference Services (ICS). With its Headquarters in Vancouver, Canada and branch offices in Toronto, Denver and Vienna, the company manages conferences around the globe – in 25 countries on 6 continents thus far. He is a respected industry expert and has been invited to speak at numerous international and national conferences.

Oscar Cerezales, Chief Operating Officer of MCI Asia-Pacific

Born in Barcelona (Spain), Oscar Cerezales has been working in the meetings industry for more than 25 years. Since 2008 he currently works at MCI Group, a company with 61 offices in 31 counties and 1,900 talents. MCI Group is dedicated to the organization of congresses and corporate events, consulting and strategic management for companies and associations. Since 2012 Oscar resides in Singapore and manages the Asia-Pacific region.


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