France â€“ Reedâ€™s four-day music market, Midem 2010, is putting South African music centre stage, paying tribute to artists who forged a musical path for the country.
Denmark - Copenhagen's Bella Center hosted 170,000 politicians, officials, reporters and NGOs during the recent 13-day climate change conference. This makes COP15 the largest event ever held in the venue, and also Denmark.
Germany - Managing director of the German Convention Bureau (GCB) Lutz Vogt is to go into semi-retirement and has announced he is stepping down on 28 February 2010.
Portugal â€“ Portoâ€™s exhibition venue and organiser Exponor is training a retinue of 11 employees from FIL - Luanda International Fair in Angola on how to organise business fairs.