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CPhI Japan Postpones to April in Tokyo

CPhI Japan, the pharmaceutical trade show organised by Informa Markets, has announced that it will postpone until 2021. It had been set to run in Osaka from September into October, but will instead run at the Big Sight Exhibition Centre in Tokyo in April. CPhI brings together more than 100,000 pharma professionals. From Exhibition World…

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Coronavirus: Tokyo’s Congress Corporation Reports from Japan

Tokyo-based Congress Corporation has sent Iceberg partner Boardroom a letter outlining the current status of the Japanese events industry. The COVID-19 crisis even saw the 2020 Summer Olympics being postponed. Having also had to weather SARS in 2003, Congress President Noriko Takeuchi has been among those lobbying for government relief. From Boardroom…

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Autonomous Tractor Trails Smart Farming Conference

Japan is hosting a “smart farming” conference this year as its manufacturers use technology to improve yield efficiencies in the sector. The International Conference on Agricultural Internet of Things and Smart Farming is being held this April in Tokyo. It comes as the Osaka-based Kubota Corporation has unveiled a fully autonomous tractor. From AMI Intellectual Capitals…

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Edinburgh’s BestCities Departure “Shock”

As a founding member of twenty years’ standing, the departure of Edinburgh from Iceberg partner BestCities Global Alliance came as quite a shock. BestCities’ new MD Lesley Williams felt the loss very keenly, having in the past spent seven years as Head of Business Tourism at Marketing Edinburgh’s Convention Bureau. From Meetings & Incentive Travel…

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BestCities Marks 20th as Madrid Wins Forum

Iceberg partner BestCities Global Alliance is marking its 20th year on the back its Copenhagen Global Forum in December. Madrid has been announced as taking on the baton of the 2020 event, under the banner strapline of “Developing Legacy Together”. In Copenhagen, eighteen international association executives attended. From Meetings International…

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Tokyo Secures Major Parkinson’s Congress

The Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced that the Japanese capital secured its bid to host the 7th Asian and Oceanian Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Congress at the Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba in 2021. AOPMC 2021 is anticipated to lead future breakthroughs in research and attract over 1,200 specialists. From Boardroom…

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Tokyo Wins ISDE 2022 World Congress

The World Congress for Esophageal Diseases is expected to be bigger than ever when it returns to Tokyo in 2022. The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus was founded by Dr Kōmei Nakayama in 1979, and its first World Congress was held in Japan’s capital in 1980. From AMI Intellectual Capitals…

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WorldMUN2020 and WCPT 2023 in Tokyo

Tokyo has secured two significant international meetings: the 29th Harvard World Model United Nations in 2020 and the World Confederation for Physical Therapy General Meeting and Congress in 2023. WCPT’s congress is expected to attract over 6,000 delegates. WorldMUN 2020 is expected to draw more than 2,100 university students. From Boardroom…

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14 March 2019

UFI Asia-Pacific Conference 2019, Tokyo, Japan

The most important gathering of Asian exhibition industry leaders, this fast-paced, two day event is geared towards providing industry updates and insights from across the region, combined with quality networking and unique cultural experiences.

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20 July 2018

PCMA-ICESAP Knowledge Exchange, Tokyo, Japan

Please note that this Knowledge Exchange will be conducted in Japanese. Participants will be provided with the opportunity to exchange insights on leveraging digital technology so as to better engage with employees by seeking unique, personalized experiences. Evaluate your current engagement strategy to identify opportunities for innovation; Integrate cutting-edge technology into your engagement channels that align…

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Three Key Questions: The USPs of PCOs

At the recent International Association of Professional Congress Organisers Annual Meeting in Tokyo, an Iceberg partner asked four distinguished industry voices – including IAPCO’s new president – what value a PCO brings to the table for associations, what sector trends they were seeing, and how they saw the importance of IAPCO certification. From Boardroom…

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Tokyo: An Olympic Future for Business Events

With more than 37 million people living in greater Tokyo, the city is probably the world’s largest metropolitan area. As the 2020 Summer Olympic Games approach, Japan’s capital is growing even busier with the preparation of infrastructure, transport and human resources.  Business events are right at the centre of this development fever. From Boardroom…  

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BestCities Talks Beyond Tourism Benefits in Tokyo

Made up of twelve convention bureaux partnering to help associations achieve success through their events, the BestCities Global Alliance has just run its second BestCities Global Forum in Tokyo. The conference’s four day programme included much talk of the beyond tourism benefits of meetings, including the “Incredible Impacts” grants BestCities has just co-presented. From Boardroom…

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BestCities Global Forum Wins Unanimous Delegate Approval

The recent BestCities Global Forum in Tokyo has once more won unanimous approval from its attendees. One hundred percent of delegates said that they would recommend participating in the destinations conference to other international associations. 95 percent felt it met or exceeded expectations. 92 percent would now consider Tokyo for a future international meeting. From CIM News Magazine…

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4 December 2017

BestCities Global Forum, Tokyo, Japan

Open to senior international association executives (or AMC on behalf of the associations), the Global Forum is the ideal opportunity for decision-makers considering hosting an event in a BestCities’ destination, to meet all the partner cities in one stunning location.  BestCities is delighted to announce Toyko as the host partner for this year’s event.

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