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24 August 2021

ECM Online Summer School 2021

Based on last year’s experience, we’ve set up a special edition tailored for all Meetings Industry professionals, no matter their level of experience, to give them the opportunity to interact with senior experts and learn from each other with relevant presentations and engaging activities. Hosted on a digital platform, this new well-thought-out programme holds the promise of three…

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22 September 2021

ECM Autumn Meeting, Online

THIS IS NOT A TOURISM CONFERENCE. Why? Because the future of tourism is about much more than tourism – and with this conference, European Cities Marketing in association with Group NAO invites ECM members, destination and tourism professionals to seek above and beyond tourism to inspire our industry’s future. We want to remind ourselves to…

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ICCASkills Certification Programme

ICCA is proud to be launching this certification programme for its membership and the industry to meet the challenges of the need for new business models, enhanced professionalism and standards in the industry. With courses beginning in the first quarter of 2022, ICCA will grant recognition to an industry professional who has met certain predetermined…

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26 May 2021

ECM Webinar | Impacts of the Pandemic on Convention Bureaus in Europe

(ECM members only.) This webinar will discuss the results of a major survey of European convention bureaus, exploring how they have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020 and 2021. 134 convention bureaus representing countries, cities and towns from all over Europe participated in the survey by MICE Knowledge, describing how they have adapted to…

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28 June 2021

UFI Exhibition Management School, Online

10 online sessions over 4 weeks, specifically designed for middle and senior level individuals from exhibition organising companies, the programme will be delivered by a faculty of industry experts. The UFI-EMS combines both global insights and regional expertise – following the clearly articulated need for education that adapts a global curriculum to specific regional and…

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10 August 2021
28 June 2021

IBTM WIRED, Virtual Event

For the first time, the IBTM Events Portfolio is coming together for a landmark 4-day virtual event in 2021 to provide you with access to every single member of the IBTM community and get you wired into the future of the industry. We are bringing together attendees from around the globe so you can connect with the…

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8 November 2021

IMEX America | Smart Monday, Las Vegas, USA

Open to everyone coming to IMEX America, this is your opportunity to immerse yourself in a full day of free education and networking before the show opens. From the headline keynote through in-depth deep dives to practical workshops, our expert-led education program is focused on your professional development. Powered by MPI, our strategic partner and premier education provider and supported…

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21 September 2021

Positive Impact | Explore #5: International Day of Peace, Online

Join us for a 24 hour exploration into the role of human interaction in progressing SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. Aligned with the 2021 theme of the UN International Day of Peace, join a select community of global corporate event planners on an experiment to explore the role of human interaction in progressing SDG…

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Positive Impact | Human and Child Rights Education Materials

These education materials have been created to help #eventprofs take into consideration human rights and child rights when planning an event – Understanding Human Rights; UN Guiding Principles on Human and Business Rights, SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions; How to Talk to Management about Human Rights; 6 top tips on planning an event…

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17 May 2021

GainingEdge Online Professional Development | The Bidding Process

How can your destination secure more business events in a pandemic and post-pandemic world? What are some lead sources of business events that your destination can harness? How do you prepare a winning bid proposal? The course provides approximately 90 minutes of learning via a combination of live, instructor presentations and interactive student engagement. The…

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11 May 2021

GainingEdge Online Professional Development | Local Host Development

How is a strong association community in your destination beneficial to business events? What are some practical ways to build and strengthen the association community in your destination, keeping in mind the impacts from the pandemic? How can you develop and support an Ambassador program in your destination? The course provides approximately 90 minutes of learning…

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10 May 2021

GainingEdge Online Professional Development | Brand Development

What makes your destination stand out as a business events destination? How can you effectively plan and communicate your destination brand to your target audience? What branding adjustments should you consider as a result of the pandemic? The course provides approximately 90 minutes of learning via a combination of live, instructor presentations and interactive student…

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29 April 2021

ECM & DTTT Trend Chat | The Future of Urban Tourism

For this live event, we will explore the opportunities to innovate and recover for urban destinations, bringing to you the diverse perspectives of different but equally thriving destinations. We foresee a very exciting discussion aimed at trying to define where city tourism is heading. If you expect to simply take away a list of ingredients to…

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28 April 2021

ECM Webinar | Tips for Planning Your Content Calendar In Uncertain...

As the world begins to open up, many destination marketers are faced with the challenge of planning their marketing strategy amid the uncertainty. What kind of content will speak best to visitors right now? How can you keep your locals engaged? And how are other destination marketers staying agile when it comes to content planning? In…

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22 April 2021
21 April 2021

IMEX Webinar | On the road to a purposeful recovery

Is there such a thing as a next normal? That’s the question Nicola Kastner, VP, Global Head of Event Marketing Strategy for SAP will explore in an online Q&A hosted by the IMEX Group. IMEX CEO Carina Bauer will interview Nicola about her role in designing SAP’s event strategies and together they will dive into three…

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26 April 2022

IMEX Frankfurt 2022, Germany

The worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events. Expect expert speakers, brand-new ideas and plentiful inspiration at 250-plus educational and networking events – and an exhilarating exhibition. Whether you want to keep up with fast-changing event trends, explore event tech, polish your professional skills or connect with your peers, our groundbreaking programme has it…

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30 November 2021

IBTM World 2021, Barcelona, Spain

IBTM World is the leading global event for the meetings and events industry and we have one goal; we want to inspire the events world to deliver exceptional experiences. For over 30 years, IBTM World has been providing the global community with the inspiration, business connections and content you need to create world-class events for…

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