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Netherlands Launches €300m Events Fund

The Dutch government is to expand its support package for jobs and the economy with a raft of measures including plans for a €300 million guarantee fund for events. While vaccinations are underway in the Netherlands, businesses continue to suffer during the economic crisis with the country in lockdown. From Conference & Meetings World…

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3 November 2021

88th UFI Global Congress, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

(Open to UFI members only.) UFI’s annual Global Congress is known as the exhibition industry’s largest global meeting of the year, combining international networking with unique content. It is an ideal opportunity for members to gain insight into topics of strategic interest, on the current industry trends and challenges that the exhibition industry is currently…

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Association Community Launched by ICCA

ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association, has invited senior association executives, meetings managers and volunteer leaders to join its newly founded Association Community. By making associations themselves part of its family, the Iceberg partner will now gain direct input from a key voice in the association meetings sector. From Boardroom…

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The Netherlands: Four Cities, Four Meetings, Four Ambassadors

Holland’s network of thought leaders plays a key role in attracting international association events and enhancing the country’s reputation as a knowledge hub. Here four key influential figures, instrumental in winning bids for Utrecht, The Hague, Amsterdam and Rotterdam, discuss the experience. The group includes Professor Peter Reiss (pictured at AIDS 2018). From Boardroom…

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Overtourism: Hosting the Crowd, Without Crowding the Host

When tourist visitors to a city greatly outnumber the resident population, it’s not hard to understand locals feeling crowded, some to the point of revolt. But is overtourism an issue for the meetings industry? What have selfie-stick wielding hordes that descend seasonally on top destinations have to do with business events? From PCMA…

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Packing a Punch: Netherlands Knowledge

A year ago Amsterdam hosted the 22nd International Aids Conference. A visual “dressing” campaign made the meeting very hard to miss in and around the city. Holland may be a compact in size as a conference destination, but it packs a punch when it comes to its knowledge infrastructure and congress capabilities. From Boardroom…

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9 February 2019
23 May 2018

ASAE Global Foresight Summit, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Change is on the way, and by most accounts it will intensify and accelerate in the years ahead. You and your volunteers will be able to lead—rather than react—if you see it coming. What will your organization be doing a decade from now? How can you predict the changes that will affect how you work…

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23 May 2018

ASAE Symposium for Chief Staff & Chief Elected Officers,...

The Symposium for Chief Executive and Chief Elected Officers provides a unique opportunity for you and your volunteer leader to maximize the leadership partnership. Explore how you can best work together to effectively carry out your association’s mission and enhance future success. The expert faculty from Tecker International, LLC, will help you and your leadership…

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