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27 February 2023

3rd ICCA Meetings Africa Association Day, Johannesburg, South Africa

The event is designed for ICCA Africa members as an educational seminar and to informally network with the hosted association buyers. Deepen your knowledge of international and regional association meetings, build relationships and network with prospective association executives, hear first-hand the objectives, challenges and needs of associations.

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100,000 Meetings at IBTM World 2022

IBTM World has come to a close with organisers claiming 100,000 business meetings were held at the exhibition. The Iceberg partner also reported that 10,000 attendees had collected in Barcelona during three days. Over 2,200 exhibitors from 150 countries attended the show, along with 3,500 buyers. From Exhibition News…

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27 February 2023

AIPC Africa Summit, Johannesburg, South Africa

AIPC is proud to announce its first Africa Summit, which will take place on February 27th at the Sandton Convention Center in Johannesburg (South-Africa), just before the start of Meetings Africa. During this one-day summit, which will be a combination of lectures and facilitated networking, we will touch upon both the global outlook for convention…

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Gary Grimmer Talks GainingEdge, Sector Resilience and More

Gary Grimmer, the Executive Chairman of Iceberg partner GainingEdge, has been revisiting both his own career path through four convention bureaux, plus the journey of his consultancy from its early days through to navigating the COVID-19 crisis. In this interview he also talks through the GainingEdge report “Leveraging Intellectual Capitals”. From Conference & Meetings World…

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Recovery Strong, Says UFI Global Barometer

UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has released the latest edition of its flagship research Global Exhibition Barometer. This shows the sector bouncing back quickly, with revenue for the first half of 2023 expected to reach 87 percent of comparable 2019 levels (2019 being the industry’s strongest year to date). Fom Exhibition World…

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Global Exhibitions Day Marked Across Globe

The seventh edition of GED (Global Exhibitions Day) on 1st June 2022 celebrated the manner exhibitions and face-to-face business events drive the global economy. GED this year focused on facilitating growth and recovery, and was marked by the Messe Frankfurt team during IMEX (pictured), amongst many others. From Exhibition World…

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Meetings Africa: SANCB Focuses on Recovery

The sixteenth edition of Iceberg partner Meetings Africa has taken place at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. The flagship trade show of SANCB (South African National Conventions Bureau) drew together some 161 buyers and 216 exhibitors from 13 African countries, to focus on sector recovery. From Conference & Meetings World…

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UFI Global Barometer Notes Recovery

Iceberg partner UFI, the global association of the exhibition sector, has released the latest edition of its flagship Global Barometer. Figures highlight the quickening pace of the industry’s recovery in 2022 after the continuing impact of the pandemic throughout 2021. The results vary between locations, primarily driven by reopening  dates for exhibitions.. From Exhibition World…

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Battle Fatigued Planners Face Omicron Variant

The spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 is causing havoc for meeting planners, with major events being cancelled or postponed right across Europe. The World Economic Forum has postponed its high profile meeting in Davos, Switzerland. The in person event, scheduled for mid January, has been pushed back to the Summer. From Association Meetings International…

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28 February 2022

Meetings Africa 2022, Johannesburg, South Africa

In recent years, the global meetings industry has begun to recognise Africa as a sought-after destination. Meetings Africa showcases Africa’s diverse offering of services and products where African associations and African meetings industry professionals can partner to help transform our continent. The show promises to offer an array of exhibitors and buyers from across Africa and…

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Net Zero and Changing Industry Narratives on Climate Change

With recent sustainability initiatives in the event sector, including the signing of JMIC’s Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge at COP26 and others joining UNFCCC’s The Race to Zero, are this industry’s narratives around the climate crisis changing, and will net zero be enough to improve the global situation and safeguard our industry? From Event MB…

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8 December 2021

ICCA Meetings Africa Association Summit, Hybrid Event

Meet new business partners and gain fresh insights during the ICCA Meetings Africa Association Summit. This hybrid educational summit is an ideal opportunity for ICCA Africa members to informally network with association buyers hosted by the South Africa National Convention Bureau. The event is being organised in lieu of the ICCA Meetings Africa Association Day…

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