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A Lesson in Collaboration and Trust

From AMI: Like a lot of international conferences run by American professional bodies, the biannual International C. elegans Conference was firmly planted in American soil. The international in its title referred to the audience profile, not where it was held. But that all changed last year when organisers, who had been mulling the possibility of…

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Green Backed: The Rise of Sustainable Subventions

From AMI: As associations become more focused on people and planet, Holly Patrick looks at how sustainable subvention initiatives are paving the way for greener gatherings… In the hyper-competitive international meetings market, “subventions and financial grants are super important,” says Elena Fis, sustainability officer at congress organiser Kenes group. “A lot of destinations have significant…

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How Social Media Addiction Became Rife Among Event Professionals

From AMI: The latest First Look Research survey from Northstar Meetings Group suggests one in four event planners are not in control of the amount of time they spend on social media, while almost 20 per cent say it is having a negative effect on their mental health. At the same time, the majority of…

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The Pursuit of Harmony

From Association Meetings International: Liesbeth Switten was a lawyer before she became secretary general of the Association for Issuing Bodies (AIB). Now she thrives on bringing people and policy together. Interview by James Lancaster…

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‘Regulate AI in Events’ Say 63% of Association Professionals

From AMI: A new white paper has revealed concerns over artificial technology (AI) being used in event planning. The white paper, authored by The Hague & Partners Convention Bureau and Ottawa Tourism, has identified that 63 per cent of global association buyers are either ‘very concerned’ or ‘slightly concerned’ about the ethical implications of using…

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