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ITU Telecom World 2018: Developing Tech SMEs

The recent ITU Telecom World 2018 in Durban has bolstered South Africa’s initiatives in information and communications technology and tech-driven small and medium-sized enterprise development. The event, hosted by the Department of Telecommunications and Post of the Republic of South Africa, took place at Durban International Convention Centre. From AMI Intellectual Capitals…

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Auckland CVB Wins NZ$45m of Events

Auckland Convention Bureau has won NZ$45 million of business events in the year ending June 2018. More than 100 meetings have been secured, all being held over the next nine years. The ACB says the events will bring more than 52,848 international and domestic delegates to the region between 2018 and 2027. From CIM News Magazine…

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Perth CVB Posts Boost in Delegate Spend

The Perth Convention Bureau has secured AU$141.8 million in direct delegate expenditure for financial year 2017/18, exceeding its target of AU$137.7 million. PCB also secured AU$1.79 million in industry financial support, exceeding its target of AU$1.68 million. This makes it one of the highest industry supported bureaux in Australia. From CIM News Magazine…

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GCCEC Makes Record Economic Contribution

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre has recorded its best economic performance for a sixth consecutive year. In 2017/18 it brought AU$372 million into the region, an increase of 14 percent on 2016/17. 154 events attracted over 722,000 guests to the centre, which is also discussing expansion with the Queensland state government. From CIM News Magazine…

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NSW Flagship Event Fund Simplified

Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall has said the New South Wales Government in Australia’s Flagship Event Fund 2019 would, for the first time, be offered in two rounds with a simplified application process. Regional events can now apply for a grant to promote their event outside its local area. From CIM News Magazine…

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Las Vegas CC Expansion Board Vote Passes

A vote has cleared the way for expansion to start on the Las Vegas Convention Center, according to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Bureau. The Board of Directors voted in favor of the guaranteed maximum price of $758 million, the last step needed to start construction, according to the LVCVA press release. From KSNV NBC Las Vegas…

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London Venues Address British MPs

London venues have told MPs they need more support from the UK government to grow the events industry. Jeremy Rees, CEO of ExCeL London, said that the capital’s venues were competing with their hands tied behind their backs, while QEII Centre board member Simon Hughes said the sector needs its own representative in government. From Meetpie.com…

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QEII Centre’s UK Contribution £145m

The QEII Centre’s net economic contribution to the UK was £145 million, a growth of 45 percent in just two years. That’s according to a new Grant Thornton study. The gross value it added to London alone was £111 million. The analysis shows the centre amounted for £312m of gross UK expenditure in 2017/18. From Meetpie.com…

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Legacy: Creation, Measurement and Advocacy

The term “legacy” is now becoming almost ubiquitous. Legacies are the broad set of outcomes ranging from advances in science and healthcare to creating new trade opportunities and empowering young people that far outweigh the financial impact of association meetings. The Iceberg also has a role to play in that. From Biz Events Asia…

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Scotland: Fintech Scotland Fortnight 2018

Scotland’s financial services sector is now growing as fast as London’s. So the country is focusing on its fintech future with a major series of business events. Fintech Scotland Fortnight 2018 comprises eighteen conferences and meetings across Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling. It aims to reinforce Scotland’s position in the sector. Photo: Carlos Delgado. From AMI Intellectual Capitals…

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Auckland Books Global Library Congress

The nine-day World Library and Information Congress will be held at the New Zealand International Convention Centre in July and August 2020. The flagship meeting is estimated to be worth around NZD$7 million to the region, and is expected to attract more than 3,000 sector managers and professionals from across the world. From Association Meetings International…

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Trina Camacho-London to Co-chair MMBC

Trina Camacho-London, Vice President of Global Group Sales at Hyatt Hotels, is the future Co-chair of the Meetings Mean Business Coalition. Camacho-London joins Julie Coker Graham, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, and assumes the position currently held by Paul Van Deventer on January 1st, 2019. From Travel Daily News…

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