USA - Welcoming news for the meetings industry, the US$3.9bn Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas, is set to open in December. However, its competitors will feel loss in business, says the Union Gaming Group.
USA - Exclusive services offered by convention centers are bad for business and potentially illegal under US antitrust law, according to the Society of Independent Show Organisers (SISO).
UAE - Epoc Messe Frankfurt, a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt Germany, is launching three new exhibitions in Dubai in March 2011.
GERMANY - Messe Cologne is a launching an international kitchen event in January 2011 aimed at both business and consumers.