Search The Iceberg

Search & Filter

  • Sort By

  • Category

  • Host Destination

  • Sector

Found 13 Results

Viewing all Results

A Retrospective Look: IAS 2013 Kuala Lumpur

The International AIDS Society (IAS) organizes the world’s two most prestigious HIV conferences, each convened biennially in alternating years. The next International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands (23-27 July 2018). Meanwhile, the IAS Conference on HIV Science features the latest HIV science, including basic, clinical and prevention research. It brings…

Read More

Education: Any Organisation’s First Priority

In a fast-changing and uncertain world, education is probably the most important thing any business does. Its importance is growing, driven by specialisation of professional skills, by speedier deployment of products and services, and by its own evolving visibility and delivery. By Rod Cameron, Executive Director, AIPC and the Joint Meetings Industry Council. From Boardroom…

Read More

Conservative Party Conference a £30m Boost for Manchester

The ill-fated speech of British Prime Minister Theresa May may have won the main headline (see Opinions), but the recent Conservative Party Conference is believed to have boosted Manchester’s economy by £30 million. In 2015 business tourism brought in £810 million to Greater Manchester. Business events are estimated directly to support 21,900 local jobs. From Meetpie.com…

Read More

ICC Sydney: Feeding Your Performance

Many international convention centres use sophisticated methods to measure the economic impact of business events in their host cities. Others recognise the importance of food in customer experience and promote programs like paddock to plate or food miles. ICC Sydney marries these two concepts together and takes them to a new level by measuring the…

Read More

The San Diego Convention Center and the 100 Mile Harvest

The San Diego Convention Center, in collaboration with food and beverage supplier Centerplate, is playing a major role in boosting its local agricultural economy by sourcing key products and services from across the community. Also part of this supply chain is Moceri Food & Beverage, a local business and now primary produce vendor for the…

Read More

“Exciting” ESC Congress Defies Terror

Following the terror attack in Barcelona, the European Society of Cardiology Congress has been held in the city. Over 31,700 delegates attended from 153 countries. 4,515 abstracts were submitted. A three-day public health event was also staged. ESC President Prof. Jeroen Bax said attacks “only succeed if we allow them to succeed.”. From Association Meetings International…

Read More

SNAICC National Conference to Create “Social Legacy”

The SNAICC National Conference is just starting in Canberra. The organisation represents Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. In years past many were forcibly removed from their families. Canberra Convention Bureau CEO Michael Matthews said “we hope the outcomes and social legacy from meeting… …are significant and continue to drive real change.”. From CIM News Magazine…

Read More

New Research Reveals how Leading Companies use Incentives

The Incentive Research Foundation has released a checklist of best practice for companies in rewarding employees. The foundation reviewed 900 organisations in its new Incentive Benchmarking Survey to reveal what the most successful do regarding non-cash bonuses and recognition. The results confirm the value of incentives as tools for recruitment, retention and engagement. From Meetpie.com…

Read More

Melbourne Wins Biggest Ever Conference

Melbourne has announced the securing of its largest ever conference: the Lions Clubs International Convention 2024. The huge event will take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, deliver AU$84.4 million to the state of Victoria. 13,000 Lions Club members will stay a total 48,000 room nights. A “powerful legacy” is also promised. From Meetpie.com…

Read More

Bristol Events Worth Record £259m in 2016

Destination Bristol says the city’s conference and events industry has made its highest economic impact yet, more than £259 million last year. More events have been held in Bristol – with longer stays at higher rates – and more of Bristol’s own businesses are holding events locally. The last record was of £202m in 2015. From Meetpie.com…

Read More

Events AV Team Films Knife Crime Legacy Project

The Royal College of Physicians meetings and events AV team is helping create a community legacy in London by assisting a knife crime awareness project. The scheme is creating a sculpture out of knives that have been surrendered to the police and decommissioned, and the AV team is filming a documentary about the project. From Meetpie.com…

Read More