The GDS-Forum is a global event that convenes and unites destination management professionals to catalyse innovation for regeneration. In its first instance, GDS-Forum, with the theme of “Co-Creating Destination Positive” takes place 2 – 4 October in Valencia, Spain, during “Building Blocks for Destination Positive”, a collaborative journey for committed and passionate industry professionals, brought… Continue reading GDS-Forum

Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) crossroads | Talks & Workshops

For the second consecutive year, the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau is holding TCB Crossroads, an initiative to provide local tourism industry executives and professionals with skills and resources to empower workers and grow businesses. TCB Crossroads opens with dynamic Fireside chats with industry expert speakers, who will exchange views and thoughts with informed interlocutors and thus… Continue reading Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) crossroads | Talks & Workshops

GainingEdge Knowledge Exchange (GEKeX) at IMEX Frankfurt 2023

“Future Ready (or Not!)” What is the meetings industry of the future looking like?Reshaped value?Reimagined meetings?A social license to be successful?Ecosystem readiness?On-site or online musings?How to work with AI? In this GEKeX moderated by Gary Grimmer, our four guest presenters speaks to the changed meetings landscape. Be ready. Be Prepared. “All things are ready, if… Continue reading GainingEdge Knowledge Exchange (GEKeX) at IMEX Frankfurt 2023

Anak Sarawak Awards 2023

The prestigious Anak Sarawak Awards (ASA) by Business Events Sarawak (BESarawak) carries the theme ‘Passion Inspires Legacies’ to honour exceptional individuals and organisations whose passion, commitment and forward-thinking approaches are leading Sarawak into its strongest era of business events. Besides aligning with Sarawak’s advocacy of business events legacies, the theme is a celebration of the industry’s strong… Continue reading Anak Sarawak Awards 2023

Beyond Borders Annual Meeting of ICCA France Benelux and Central European Chapters

Building of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg

The program for this year’s meeting, under the moderation of Kai Troll, founder and president of ASSOCIATIONWORLD, will focus on Inspiration for Transformation. You will hear from speakers and colleagues and gain insights from both inside and outside the industry. Additionally, the behind-the-scenes tour of the European Parliament and the venues, as well as the… Continue reading Beyond Borders Annual Meeting of ICCA France Benelux and Central European Chapters

AIME 2023

The Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) is the leading trade event for the meetings and event industry in the Asia Pacific region. AIME is where industry decision makers connect, create and do business. We bring together international and local buyers to access the best exhibitors from around the world. Gary Grimmer will be… Continue reading AIME 2023