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UK’s TBOE Launches 2023 Global Destination Report

From Conference & Meetings World: The Business of Events (TBOE), the independent advocacy group for the UK’s events sector, has launched the next edition of its Global Destination Report. Commenting on the report, Martin Fullard, associate director, The Business of Events, told Conference & Meeting’s World’s sister publication, Conference News, “This year’s Global Destination Report…

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ICCASkills Establishes a New European Learning Hub

From Conference & Meetings World: ICCA has announced a new partnership with the Luxembourg Convention Bureau to encourage professional development within the global business events industry. This strategic partnership establishes an exclusive International Centre for Advancement (ICAI) of the ICCASkills certification programme in Luxembourg, fostering enhanced skills and expertise among industry professionals. The ICAI in…

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2026 Commonwealth Games Humiliation for Victoria State

In a major embarrassment for the Australian state of Victoria, the state government has announced it is to pull out of hosting the 2026 Commonwealth Games due to spiralling costs. State premier Daniel Andrews said the projected cost had now tripled and become “well and truly too much” for the state to bear. From CMW…

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Why is the Events Industry Struggling to Hire Gen Z?

By Catie Owen, from Conference & Meetings World: The workforce’s latest recruits seem to be an enigma to many. Usually considered to have been born between 1997–2012, the oldest members of Generation Z are beginning to populate industries worldwide. But if that’s the case, why is the events industry failing to attract them?

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“What we do must matter more” – Senthil Gopinath

Senthil Gopinath, Iceberg Ambassador and CEO of ICCA, a Founding Partner of The Iceberg, tells Paul Colston, Managing Editor, Conference News & Conference & Meetings World, that innovation is key to making 2023 a dynamic and successful year. From Conference & Meetings World…

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Blackstone Agrees to Acquire Cvent for $4.6bn

Meetings, events and hospitality technology provider Cvent Holding Corp. (“Cvent”) (Nasdaq: CVT), has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of private equity funds managed by Blackstone in a transaction valued at approximately $4.6bn. From Conference & Meetings World…

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PCMA Signs Publishing Agreement with Sarawak at Convening Leaders

Malaysia’s regional CVB, Business Events Sarawak has signed a collaborative agreement with the Professional Convention Management Association as a strategic partner to develop the International Journal of Business Events and Legacies. IJBEL claims to be the world’s first academic journal to merge business events and legacy topics under one title. From Conference & Meetings World…

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