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Vancouver: Hosting Women Deliver 2019

Last year Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the Vancouver Convention Centre will be hosting the next Women Deliver Conference in June 2019. Held every three years, the last event was in Copenhagen in 2016, attracting 6,000 delegates. This time Women Deliver also wanted a host city matching its dedication to gender equality. From PCMA Convene…

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Three Questions: Vancouver Convention Centre’s Claire Smith

Claire Smith is Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Vancouver Convention Centre, and also Chair of PCMA. Here she answers three questions: about how working with associations has changed for her over the years, about the kind of meetings her venue targets, and about the future of the association sector itself. From Boardroom…

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TED: Funding Audacious Legacies

TED has just announced The Audacious Project, which will apply a startup funding model to bold, new philanthropic legacy projects every year. According to the press release, it is a “joint endeavor housed at TED, to surface and fund critical ideas that have the potential to impact millions of lives”. From PCMA Convene…

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Vancouver Set for a 2018 Convention Bonanza

Vancouver will welcome 33 conventions and events in 2018, the highest number it has ever hosted in one year. They will bring more than 100,000 delegates into the Canadian city, compared to 63,000 last year. Vancouver’s meetings industry supports more than 6,000 jobs and brings more than $500 million of economic impact into the local economy. From Meetpie.com…

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19 April 2018

ICCA Sector Venue International Client/Supplier Business Workshop,...

ICCA venues each invite a client to the Workshop to discuss their specific meeting requirements. No other event offers the same opportunity for client and supplier to meet face-to-face and discuss future co-operation in a tailor-made Workshop environment. Participating clients get the opportunity to meet people from other venues. They make initial contact with the sales team…

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