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New book for the MICE industry:  Business Events, by Dr. Rob Davidson
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New book for the MICE industry:  Business Events, by Dr. Rob Davidson

Business Events, a new book by Dr Rob Davidson, managing director of MICE Knowledge and professor of MICE Management in four European universities, was launched at IBTM World in Barcelona. The 450-page book brings together for the first time a complete analysis of all the principal sectors of the business events industry: corporate meetings, incentive travel, association conferences, political events, awards ceremonies, exhibitions and the...

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03 Jan 2019
Italian Exhibition Group floats private placement share offer
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Italian Exhibition Group floats private placement share offer

Italian Exhibition Group announced, 27 November, it has filed an application to list its shares on the Italian Stock Exchange through a private placement exclusively reserved for qualified investors in Italy and institutional investors abroad. The placement was launched on 28 November 2018 and will end on 4 December, 2018. The offer price range is from a minimum of 3.70 euros per share to a...

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29 Nov 2018
Brisbane City
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Brisbane Showgrounds has the Munich touch for Oktoberfest

More than 40,000 people are set to celebrate all things German at the Brisbane Showgrounds over two weekends, 5-7 October and 12-14 October, as Oktoberfest celebrations get underway. Oktoberfest Brisbane is Australia’s largest German festival and has been running for more than a decade. The festival turns the Brisbane Showgrounds into a mini Bavaria, with authentic German beer and pork knuckles and pretzels, yodelling and...

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05 Oct 2018
Nalan Emre promoted to IMEX Group COO
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Nalan Emre promoted to IMEX Group COO

The IMEX Group has promoted its organising director Nalan Emre to the newly created position of chief operating officer. Nalan will have responsibility for managing the Operations (formerly the Organising team), Office Management, Event Tech and HR teams at the UK Hove-based company. She will plan and direct IMEX’s operational policies, structures, procedures and initiatives and collaborate with the chairman, CEO and FD to set company...

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08 Aug 2018
Amex M&E are ensuring booming business in China remains compliant
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Amex M&E are ensuring booming business in China remains compliant

American Express Meetings & Events (Amex M&E) has launched an enhanced solution designed to protect meetings and events organisers against risk in China. Major fines and penalties accrued by multinational organisations conducting meetings and events in China have attracted negative headlines in recent years. Amex M&E’s new solution is designed to maximise control throughout the end-to-end meetings process, and help mitigate key risks such as...

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08 Aug 2018
Event City on Tour
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Event City on Tour

UK-based organiser Event City served up a culinary delight to over 350 people whilst on its country-wide agent’s tour to showcase its new in-house catering offering, The Kitchen, alongside the venue’s exhibition, conference, gala dinner and small meeting facilities. While on the tour, which took place from 2-20 July, executive chef Simon Mason and The Kitchen team sourced food ingredients from local and regional farms...

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30 Jul 2018
SEC plans to expand in $196m project amid record growth
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SEC plans to expand in $196m project amid record growth

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC), Glasgow, has applied for planning permission to build a new conference facility and extend its exhibition space as part of an expansion plan, which the BBCreports is worth up to £150m ($US196m). The news comes after the venue posted a record year; turnover increased by 1% to £29.1m (US$38m), EBITDA increased by 11% to £3.8m (US$5m) and operating profit increased...

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18 Jul 2018
Confex Future Focus blasts off
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Confex Future Focus blasts off

Confex Future Focus opened its doors at Victoria Warehouse, Manchester, on 4 July. A strong pre-registration translated into strong visitor attendance on Day 1, with the aisles notably bustling with buyers. Every aspect of the events industry is being represented, from the increasingly popular academic venues sector to creative agency WRG and from event technology specialists Cvent to Titan the robot. The morning session in the...

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05 Jul 2018
Barnett to depart Reed Exhibitions
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Barnett to depart Reed Exhibitions

Following an internal restructure, it has been confirmed that senior exhibitions director of the IBTM Events portfolio, Graeme Barnett, will leave the company at the end of May after 22 years with Reed Exhibitions. “I leave with a sense of excitement for the future and a sense of pride in the past,” said Barnett. “I am looking forward to reconnecting with the many colleagues that...

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29 May 2018
Barnett to depart Reed Exhibitions
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Barnett to depart Reed Exhibitions

Following an internal restructure, it has been confirmed that senior exhibitions director of the IBTM Events portfolio, Graeme Barnett, will leave the company at the end of May after 22 years with Reed Exhibitions. “I leave with a sense of excitement for the future and a sense of pride in the past,” said Barnett. “I am looking forward to reconnecting with the many colleagues that...

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