The four country candidates to host World Expo 2025 have made presentations in Paris at the headquarters of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) during its 162nd General Assembly, 15 November.
Chicago is on track to notch up 55m visitors this year, a record, with a 10-year commitment from the Institute of Food Technologists Convention the latest demonstration of the strength of the city’s meetings industry.
17 Nov 2017
Publisher and event group UBM is reporting strong trading since the half year and that the company is on track to deliver significantly accelerated adjusted underlying revenue growth in annual events for the full year.
14 Nov 2017
Following a general strike in Catalonia 8 November, as separatists continue to demonstrate for independence, there are fears that Barcelona could lose one of the technology sector’s biggest exhibitions.
13 Nov 2017
IMEX has announced the passing of its MD Paul Flackett, who lost his fight against a long illness.
13 Nov 2017
Gauteng Province and its Sandton Convention Centre (SCC) in Johannesburg have won their bid to host Meetings Africa for the next five years. The venue had previously hosted the event for 12 years.
19 Sep 2017
VisitEngland’s head of Business Events, Simon Gidman, has left the national tourism board after more than 10 years and has taken up a new role at Tourism Australia.
08 Aug 2017
The Montego Bay Convention Centre in Jamaica is to undergo a US$200m renovation.
01 Aug 2017
Reed Travel Exhibitions has promoted Angela Sciacca (pictured) to project manage the final edition of the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meeting Expo (AIME) under its management. She will be responsible for the overall delivery of the 2018 show in Melbourne.
27 Jul 2017
Marketing budgets are showing growth in Q2, including event marketing, according to the latest IPA Bellwether Report 2017.