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ACC Liverpool Announces Six Major Event Wins

ACC Liverpool has confirmed a series of six conference wins that will bring in more than 7,000 delegates and millions of pounds’ economic impact over the next five years. The first three will be the European Veterinary Dermatology Congress in 2019, and the National Osteoporosis Society and National Union of Students in 2020. From Meetpie.com…

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Brisbane Hosts IPSA World Congress of Political Science

Brisbane has just become a hub for world politics and governance as more than 2,400 political science experts gathered for a five-day congress hosted at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. The 25th IPSA World Congress of Political Science attracted nearly 1,000 more delegates than were expected, eighty percent from abroad. From Association Meetings International…

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Dubai to Host World Congress of Gastroenterology 2021

Dubai has emerged as host city for the World Gastroenterology Organisation’s biennial World Congress of Gastroenterology 2021. The Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre will welcome over 6,000 delegates from around the world, all of them gathering to share knowledge and best practice, and to advance the health science of gastroenterology. From tmf dialogue marketing…

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UFI to Host its 2020 Global Congress in Oman

UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, has chosen Oman and its new Convention & Exhibition Centre to host its 2020 Global Congress. The annual event brings together more than 500 industry professionals from over 50 countries. Last year it was hosted in Johannesburg, and the year before in Shanghai. From Boardroom…

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$375m Caesars Forum Centre Breaks Ground in Las Vegas

Ground has been broken on Caesars Forum, a 550,000 square foot conference centre. The $375 million project is all on one level, and features the first 100,000 square foot outdoor meeting / event space in Las Vegas, the Forum Plaza. The venue’s two pillarless ballrooms will be the largest in the world. From Successful Meetings…

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Cape Town to Host SpaceOps 2020 Conference

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA), in partnership with the Cape Town & Western Cape Convention Bureau, has won a bid to host the SpaceOps conference in 2020. The event will bring over 600 space specialists to the Cape Town International Convention Centre with an estimated economic impact of R11,520,000. From the Event…

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Valencia Conference Centre Bags AIPC’s Apex Award

The Valencia Conference Centre in Spain has just snagged AIPC’s Apex Award in London. The International Association of Convention Centres trophy is notoriously difficult to win, since it is judged by each facilities’ users. Client testimonials were analysed by market research firm Ipsos under rigorous evaluation criteria established for judging the award. From Association Meetings International…

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MCEC Expansion Opens with Malaria World Congress

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s expansion has been officially opened by Victoria Acting Premier James Merlino. The AU$205 million project adds 20,000 square metres, making MCEC at 70,000 square metres Australia’s largest conference and exhibition venue. The first event held in the new expansion was the 1st Malaria World Congress. From CIM News Magazine…

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Matching Meetings with Destinations in a World of Too Much Choice

If there’s one canon that can be considered unassailable in the meetings and events industry it is this: No two meetings are alike. There is no one size that can fit all, even two, engagements. Every project requires its own plans and those plans, budget in hand, often start with choosing the location. Destinations and…

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Sapporo: A Japanese Legacy of Wilder Meetings

The rich natural environment of Sapporo has much to offer when it comes to hosting meetings, as it did for the 5th International Wildlife Management Congress of July 2015. Japan’s fifth-largest city boasts academic institutions that lead in the fields of geosciences, organic chemistry, agriculture, forestry, energy, medicine, pharma, animal behavior and veterinary sciences. From Boardroom…

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University of Hull Launches New Meetings Brand

The University of Hull is investing more than £200 million to launch “Beyond Events”, a new brand for conferences and events. It brings together a range of venues, sports facilities and accommodation with a full event management service. The university offers a choice of more than ten different campus locations for events. From Meetpie.com…

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Cape Town Hosts 1,500 Delegate Water Conference

The Water Institute of Southern Africa has hosted its three-day conference and exhibition in Cape Town, with Western Cape Premier Helen Zille delivering the welcome address. With over 1,500 delegates attending, the meeting sought to raise awareness of what the local water sector has been doing in response to the province’s drought. From the Event…

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