Convening EMEA will be equal parts celebration and exploration – the next chapter in a journey with a bright pathway forward for business events. You’ll shake hands. You’ll hug. You’ll debate. You’ll collaborate. You’ll leave feeling better about your future. Join Convening EMEA between 17 and 19 October. Taking place in the city of Lausanne, on the shores of Lake Geneva. Experience Convening EMEA however you choose in-person or digital participation.
As the world slowly recovers, companies are looking for safer, easier and more cost-effective ways to make the most of their business travel spending. Get customer and expert insights into the benefits of a managed travel program, and how Booking.com for Business can help meet your company’s needs.
This session provides insights into how small and midsize businesses can maximize the value of their travel spending by instituting travel management policies and procedures. Register here
Shaped by new consumer priorities since the pandemic, wellness and luxury tourism are on the rise. This event builds upon the format of PATA Travel Mart, offering a deeper look at specialised product offerings and Forum topics to help the global community prepare for recovery after COVID-19. Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and partners, we are able to support the travel industry with free seller booths for PATA International Members!
The Female Leadership Special Interest Group focusses on empowering women in the industry: help them to shape their career paths! Training is a major component to joining this group, and for this very reason we've launched a workshop series consisting of 4 sessions, delivered by Angela Scalpello who is certified in Conversational IQ which she uses to help individuals and teams create trusting relationships.
“Simple meetings” have long been a pain point for sourcing teams and venues as their smaller numbers mask the complexities around meeting space, food and beverage, sleeping rooms, and technology. Workplace changes and the return to in-person meetings are now prompting a rise in the number of “simple meetings.” The added complexities and duty of care requirements surrounding this return to in-person also means that companies can no longer afford to let these meetings happen without visibility and oversight into contract terms.
Register now for this 60-minutes BTN Group thought-leadership webinar, sponsored by Cvent, as speakers share their approaches to this growing segment.
Have you ever been part of a conversation and feel like you’ve joined in the middle and missed the context? Or you’ve been given a book to read but the first few chapters are missing. We may not want to admit it, but this is what many of us feel like when it comes to sustainability initiatives within our organizations that filter down to the managed travel program.
Register now for this 60-minute BTN Group thought-leadership webinar, sponsored by TripActions, and receive a review of foundational information.
Digital technologies have the potential to cut global emissions by a fifth by 2030. How do we grasp this opportunity? During this event, DIGITALEUROPE aims to look at some of the technologies that can support Europe’s most carbon intensive sectors in their quest for net zero. From buildings to transport, farming to the energy sector, data-driven insights are helping the private and public sectors to radically improve their material and energy efficiency and cut waste.
FIEXPO Latin America sets itself apart as the indispensable marketplace where destinations and a width range of MICE suppliers can connect with handpicked qualified global Business Events Professionals. Following best practices in Global MICE exhibitions, FIEXPO offers highly relevant, interactive, immersive educational opportunities, where merge business meetings, training, and networking. Committed to building relationships with politicians and Policy Makers to ensure that the economic, inter-cultural, and social benefits of Business Events are understood and recognised.
You are invited to attend The Journey to Change: The Role of Business Events in Sustainability & Social Sustainability, taking place at the official Scotland Climate Ambition Zone during COP26 in Glasgow. This event, delivered by VisitScotland Business Events will highlight the role business events have in creating positive change in society to tackle the climate crisis and drive equality, against the backdrop of COP26, the most significant business event ever to come to Scotland or the UK.
Are you a travel manager that doesn’t have the word “travel” in your job title or is managing travel just one of your many responsibilities? If so, this 60-minute BTN Group though-leadership webinar, sponsored by TripActions is for you! Join this panel of consultants and buyers as they share their tips and tricks to help you.
How are you creating big change in the era of event modernization? At JUNO, we believe in the future of strategic events, delivered in hybrid, digital, and in-person formats and we want to highlight risk-takers and change-makers in our space. Join this chat with change-maker COO Bobby Heard, MBA, CAE to share how he is engaging audiences in the digital and hybrid arena for the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).
In light of the current COVID-19 situation in NSW and in consultation with key partners, Impact X has decided to move the Impact X Summit Sydney to a fully online, virtual experience. The Summit will proceed as planned 2 & 3 November, with the same agenda, format and working groups.
ITB China is ITB's new three-day B2B travel exhibition with an exclusive focus on the Chinese Travel Market. ITB China, in Shanghai, brings together more than 850 hand-selected buyers from Greater China with industry professionals from around the world. They offer multiple networking events and a unique state-of-the-art matchmaking system in order to enhance networking and maximise business opportunities in our travel exhibition. Coinciding with the travel fair, the ITB china tourism conference will take place allowing unprecedented knowledge transfer throughout the entire tourist exhibition.
What does the future look like for the event industry? Will participants still fly around the world to participate in a conference? Is that sustainable? World Tourism Forum Lucerne has repeatedly asked itself these questions over the past 20 months. The most important criteria for good events are no longer the overall number of participants and the number of countries represented. Instead, it’s all about good content, facilitating a close exchange and interactive involvement of online participants, providing a cool setting and effective technical infrastructure. World Tourism Forum Lucerne will implement all of the above at the Innovation Festival "Moving Forward" on 15/16 November in Andermatt, Switzerland.
Tourism Australia is hosting an online Global Summit on 16 November 2021 for Aussie Specialists and Distribution Partner. Expect to hear from insightful keynote speakers and special guests, and learn about the latest tools and resources Tourism Australia has available. More information on the programme will be available soon. Register now
GBTA Convention 2021 will be an action-packed event as always. And a time for our industry to learn, share and connect. And we're here to help you take full advantage of everything it has to offer. And to make it easy, you can plan your Convention experience today.
Tourism Northern Ireland is delighted to announce the details for the Autumn Virtual ITOA Workshop 2021 as part of their ongoing drive to support the tourism industry recovery in Northern Ireland. Tourism Northern Ireland and ITOA (Incoming Tour Operators Association of Ireland) are pleased to confirm a virtual b2b workshop on Wednesday 17th November 2021. Pre-pandemic in 2019, the members of the Incoming Tour Operators Association of Ireland delivered €595 million of business and 743,500 promotable visitors to the island of Ireland.
The X. Festival team is excited to announce that the leading industry event in tourism is coming back this winter stronger, bolder and more disruptive than ever. They are bringing 5 themes, over 10 days, with 100 speakers and a brand new feature: the X. Festival Destination Awards! Check out the event details below
First face to face meeting of BestCities community in two years will celebrate the value of immersive and inclusive congress experience. Calling on international association executives to register for the BestCities Global Forum, Madrid, taking place from 2-5 December 2021.
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