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Coronavirus: ASAE Aid Plea Gains Ground

Another round of coronavirus relief has been passed by the US Congress without the inclusion of professional and trade groups. But there are signs that legislators are now aware of the need to widen out eligibility to such non-profits. Iceberg partner ASAE and thousands of other associations have been pressing the case. From Associations Now…

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Coronavirus: Survey Reports on Layoffs

Meeting Professionals International has published the first results of an ongoing industry survey. 58 percent of respondents said that employees at their organisation have now been furloughed or made redundant. The suppliers have been hit the hardest, with 76 percent of staff furloughed (42 percent) or laid off (34 percent). From Association Meetings International…

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IMEX Group Announce PlanetIMEX Platform

Iceberg partner IMEX Group has announced the creation of a virtual experience featuring 3D interactive islands called PlanetIMEX. Launching on May 6th, the platform will offer free access to a variety of industry content on community, education and networking islands, the first two available on the launch date. From Meetings & Incentive Travel…

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Coronavirus: Stadiums House COVID Testing

Following the use of UK convention centres as hospitals, Twickenham and AMEX Stadiums have become coronavirus drive-through testing facilities for healthcare and essential workers. Both arenas are significant event venues. The UK government is rapidly scaling up testing capacity. From Meetings & Incentive Travel…

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Coronavirus: Dentistry Congress Moves Online

AIM Group International has turned a face-to-face medical conference into an entirely online meeting. The AIOP (Italian Academy of Prosthetic Odontology) congress was booked at the Riccione Convention Centre (pictured). AIOP sees the switch as a chance to attract a wider audience. From Association Meetings International…

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UFI Awards Five 2020 NGL Grant Winners

Iceberg partner UFI, the exhibition industry’s global association, has named five winners of this year’s Next Generation Leadership Grant, following deliberation from a jury of industry experts. The UFI NGL Grant promotes emerging leaders across the global exhibition industry, with winners hailing from Mexico to Singapore. From UFI…

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