BOOMTIME! Market frenzy as Blackstone gobbles up Cvent and Informa swallows Tarsus!

Welcome to Issue #103 from The Iceberg & Partners. China’s re-opening has immediate impact as investors pile into the sector – and there’s more to come! ‘Honest Broker’, Steve Monnington, reviews $6bn of M&A in a feature length discussion (bring popcorn and a calculator!). Iceberg partner AIME confirms 2024 edition will complete the return of China to its international fold, and amid election fever season in New South Wales our Ambassadors reveal a sense of collective ambition which is already driving an intellectual circular economy using events. Sydney sets its sights on innovation-led growth explains first ever left-brained architect, right-brained engineer! Glasgow looks back at the impact of the World Down Syndrome Conference. VisitBritain triggers a legacy goldrush for member cities as it tools up for impact and PCMA’s News Junkie dedicates a #GMID Special to the critical role that events play in advancing knowledge, improving lives, and moving the world forward.

How the narrative has changed.

Use any arrow buttons to the right of a section, or click on the ‘View all’ option at the top right of each section to feast your eyes on what has to be the sector’s comeback month of the century with a plethora of additional news, views, opinions (‘How are you, Jack?’) and features from The Iceberg’s awesome network of partners, publishers, and ambassadors!

Champagne anyone?


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