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Will Young confirmed as Day 1 Confex keynote
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Will Young confirmed as Day 1 Confex keynote

Singer and songwriter Will Young has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at International Confex, which takes place 26-27 February at Olympia London. EW sister title Conference News recently had the opportunity to interview the Evergreen singer about mental health, which can be read here. The news comes days after former director of communications to Tony Blair, Alastair Campbell, was confirmed as a keynote speaker...

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15 Feb 2019
Edinburgh’s Disgrace: City’s global promotion in jeopardy as Europe’s top destination marketeers descend on the Capital
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Edinburgh’s Disgrace: City’s global promotion in jeopardy as Europe’s top destination marketeers descend on the Capital

Leaders from one of Europe’s most prestigious gatherings of Destination Marketing Management Organisations (DMMOs) have voiced their disbelief at the ‘short-sighted’ and ‘embarrassing’ consequences for Edinburgh, if proposed council budget cuts go ahead next week, which would likely see the end of Marketing Edinburgh. More than 200 leading international experts and event owners from over 80 European cities have descended on the Capital today (Wednesday...

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14 Feb 2019
New Las Vegas partnership announced to drive business growth
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New Las Vegas partnership announced to drive business growth

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) have announced a partnership with the Las Vegas Metro Chamber that marks the next major step in demonstrating to the world that ‘Vegas Means Business’.  During the February 12 LVCVA Board of Directors meeting, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement was signed that designates the Las Vegas Metro Chamber as the World...

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14 Feb 2019
EEAA gives emerging leaders the opportunity to drive change in environmental sustainability practices
in Australasia, News

EEAA gives emerging leaders the opportunity to drive change in environmental sustainability practices

The Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) is calling on emerging young leaders of the business events industry to “road test” it’s major work to develop a Sustainability Charter and Framework for the industry. This follows the announcement in June last year that the Association had committed to a major new initiative designed to make environmental sustainability a major focus for the business events...

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14 Feb 2019
Comexposium appoints new Chief Strategy Officer and new Director of M&A
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Comexposium appoints new Chief Strategy Officer and new Director of M&A

Comexposium has announced that Severine Dubarry-Bardon will become the Chief Strategy Officer for the Group. Currently, she is Chief Development Officer for Comexposium. Driss Tazi, will becomes Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for the Group, succeeding Severine, as she steps into her new strategy role. In both new roles, Severine and Driss will work closely with Renaud Hamaide, President of Comexposium, and Simon Foster, CEO...

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12 Feb 2019
£1bn London Olympia upgrade approved by UK planners
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£1bn London Olympia upgrade approved by UK planners

The £1bn ($1.3bn) plans to turn Olympia London into a multi-purpose cultural hub have been approved by planners. YOO Capital and Deutsche Finance International – which own the historic exhibition centre – submitted plans to Hammersmith & Fulham Council in 2018 to turn the 14-acre site into a destination with hotels, restaurants, performance venues and office space. Heatherwick Studio and SPPARC are leading on the design and implementation...

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31 Jan 2019
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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