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UFI’s Global Congress Was Largest Ever

Iceberg partner UFI, global association for the exhibition industry, says the virtual meeting it recently held was the largest edition ever. The 87th UFI Global Congress was attended by approximately 700 members from over fifty countries, exceeding the record set last year in Bangkok, Thailand. More than 1,200 connections were registered. From Exhibition World…

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Copenhagen Legacy Lab Shared by CVB

Following years of research into the impact of major congresses, along with producing legacy reports and tools together with MeetDenmark, Copenhagen CVB has shared its Copenhagen Legacy Lab with the global meetings industry in parallel with the 59th ICCA World Congress. Copenhagen Legacy Lab is also now an Iceberg partner. From Meetings International…

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Tests Over Quarantine Say UFI and SISO

Two event industry associations have called on governments to prioritise coronavirus testing over quarantine so as to “keep business going”. Iceberg partner UFI, global association of the exhibition sector, with Society for Independent Show Organisers SISO want policymakers to make use of rapid antigen COVID tests. From Association Meetings International…

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Legacy Beats Tourism Receipts for Sarawak

A convention bureau leader has argued that knowledge and inward investment stimulated by business events has a “far greater value” than tourism receipts. Announcing new performance figures, the acting CEO of BESarawak Amelia Roziman said association meetings had “deeper” legacy benefits. From Association Meetings International…

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GAH’s Martin Sirk and Association Leaders Talk Going Global

Iceberg partner Global Association Hubs’ International Advisor Martin Sirk interviewed four association leaders in preparation for an online education session during the recent #PlanetIMEX event. They discussed how the pandemic has impacted operations, is reshaping thinking, and what international meetings might look like in future. From Boardroom…

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EICC’s 25th Anniversary Marks £720m Impact

The EICC (Edinburgh International Conference Centre) was marking 25 years of operation in the same week as revealing that 2019 was its most successful ever year. The venue has made an economic impact of over £720 million since opening its doors in 1995, with £12.6 million achieved in 2019. From Meetings & Incentive Travel…

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UK Space Agency Backs Space-Comm Expo

The UK Space Agency is supporting a new exhibition and conference to drive growth throughout the UK’s space sector. Space-Comm Expo will take place from in May 2021 at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre. It will be a showcase for key technologies and thought leadership in the sector. From Exhibition News…

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