Tag: 2019


UFI Awards 2019 now open for entries World

The UFI Awards 2019 are open for entry, calling for eventprofs who can share their best practice examples with the global exhibition industry. The Awards will feature the following categories and topics: Digital Innovation: “What is Digital Innovation for you?” Human Resources: “Employer Branding. How to attract and retain key skills” Marketing: “Best Influencer Campaign“ Operations & Services Award: “Productivity improvements in operations and services...

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Basel set for a record-breaking year in 2019 Europe

2019 is set to be a record-breaking year for the Congress Centre Basel (CCB) in Switzerland, which is expecting a greater number of events and attendees than ever before. In the first quarter of 2019, the city plays host to the 50th annual meeting of the International Association of Professional Conference Organisers (IAPCO). Following this is the annual meeting of the German and Austrian Society...

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UFI launches the 2019 UFI Awards World

UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has announced the launch of the 2019 UFI Awards. Organisers, venue operators and service providers are all encouraged to enter and share best practice across five categories: HR management, digital innovation, marketing, operations & services, and sustainable development. The deadline for all awards applications is 1 March 2019. Awards are managed and led by UFI working groups,...

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London ranked #1 for EMEA events in new Carlson Wagonlit survey AfricaEuropeMiddle East

CWT Meetings & Events, a division of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, has unveiled its predictions for the top ten cities in Europe, Middle East & Africa for 2019 events. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data in CWT’s 2019 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published later this week. It features each city’s 2018/17 positions in brackets: London, UK (1/1) Moscow, Russia...

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NEC to host UFI European Conference in 2019 Europe

 The UFI European Conference 2019 will be hosted by the NEC in Birmingham (UK), 15-17 May 2019. Kathryn James, CEO of the NEC, and UFI president Corrado Peraboni, agreed on the collaboration in a joint meeting at this year’s European Conference in Verona, 2-4 May. The UFI European Conference takes place in May each year and brings together more than 200 industry professionals from all...

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