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“To Infinity and Beyond” – In Memoriam Didier Scaillet

By Pádraic Gilligan, Founder, Soolnua & Chief Marketing Officer, SITE: “To infinity and beyond” was a saying that Didier often used during his tenure as CEO of SITE when I served as his CMO. It’s half quoted in his last post on Facebook, from Christmas day, 2023 when he says “Merry Christmas to all my…

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TCEB Aligns to Priority Sectors & Sustainability

From Conference & Meetings World: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization), or TCEB, unveiled a new direction, performance in sustainability and potential of innovation of Thai MICE industry, including new product development for European market, at IMEX Frankfurt 2024. Mr. Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya, TCEB President, said that TCEB has set a new direction…

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23 September 2024

TEAMS Conference + Expo, Anaheim, CA, USA

TEAMS: TRAVEL, EVENTS AND MANAGEMENT IN SPORTS, is the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry. Launched in 1998, TEAMS attracts more than 1,000 attendees including CEOs, executive directors and event managers from sports organizations as well as representatives from sports commissions and convention bureaus, corporate sponsors, event suppliers and other hospitality industry…

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Five Questions with Ong Wee Min, Marina Bay Sands Singapore

From TTG Asia Media: Event sustainability has become a major point of interest among event organisers and owners, with many approaching venue partners with their own stringent checklist, observes Ong Wee Min, vice president of sales and MICE with Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. With this advancement in attitudes towards sustainable and responsible events, venue…

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Latest Results from the EMEA PULSE Survey

From M&IT: Although booking more new business, meeting planners from Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), are less optimistic than their counterparts in North America and Asia. That’s one of the striking findings from the first Northstar/Cvent industry Pulse survey for the EMEA region. They are also way ahead of their peers in other parts…

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Your Events Are Leaking Value: AI is the Plug

By Veemal Gungadin, CEO of Gevme | Tech Entrepreneur: As event professionals, you pour your hearts and souls into crafting unforgettable experiences. You curate engaging speakers, design thought-provoking workshops, and foster a dynamic environment for idea exchange. But here’s a sobering truth: the magic often fades as quickly as the last attendee leaves. Hours of…

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Are Carbon Removed Events the Future?

From Access All Areas, by Christopher Barrett: The Event Production Show conference saw key stakeholders in the world’s first carbon removed arena shows reveal the work involved in the project, how removal compares to reduction and offsetting, and why it could become an essential approach for the live events industry. A partnership between AEG Europe,…

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Agrifood Event Cultivates Innovation and International Participation

From PCMA: Rooted in New York but reaching the world online, the Grow-NY Competition and Summit provides $3 million in funding for innovative startups working throughout the agrifood ecosystem, from new farming technologies to ready-to-eat food products. No one understands the importance of proper cultivation better than those who work in the food and agriculture…

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18 June 2024

TEAMS Europe, London, UK

Step into the exciting world of sports with TEAMS Europe! Presented by SportsTravel, the event is part of the renowned TEAMS brand, which has been shaping and defining the sports-event industry for over 20 years. Join sporting-event rights holders, destinations and suppliers for an exclusive opportunity to network, share insights, and learn about the latest…

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29 May 2024

EsportsTravel Summit, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

The EsportsTravel Summit is the world’s largest gathering of esports tournament and video-game event organizers and the only event focused on the travel side of the esports industry. Launched in conjunction with the TEAMS Conference & Expo in 2017, the EsportsTravel Summit was an immediate success because it helped fill an information vacuum that exists…

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New Sustainability Report Shares Successes and Learnings

Ahead of this year’s IMEX Frankfurt, taking place 14 – 16 May, the team has published a Sustainable Event Report revealing the successes, experiments and learnings from last year’s show. The report lifts the lid on sustainability planning in the run-up to and execution of IMEX Frankfurt 2023, sharing notable achievements in waste diversion and…

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Humans Triumph Over AI in Head-to-Head Competition

From Skift Meetings: “Human Heroes vs. AI Wizards” brought two competing groups of event professionals together to create a marketing campaign during the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Convening Leaders 2024 conference in San Diego. It was for an actual event — the AAO-HNSF 2024 Annual Meeting & OTO Expo in Miami, September 28-October 1….

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