Visit Flanders launches set of short videos on its main conference destinations

25 October 2022 @ 11:32

Visit Flanders has launched a set of short video tastemakers for three of its main conference destinations, each featuring a prominent figure touting the city, and a quick look at the city's landmarks.

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Bruges is buzzing with conference activity again

27 June 2022 @ 16:28

Bruges seems to be doing well in post-COVID times. Not only did the new Bruges Meeting & Convention Centre open its doors at the beginning of May, where you can organise a board meeting for 10 colleagues, a conference for 500 participants or an event for 2,500 visitors, but other venues also hosted some great events.

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Ljubljana's business tourism offer continues to grow in anticipation of a new convention hall in 2024

25 October 2021 @ 12:00

Ljubljana's ongoing efforts in trying to enhance and expand its tourist offer haven't been changed by the uncertainty of the past year and a half.

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Palacongressi di Rimini has 11 events lined up in October 2021

01 October 2021 @ 12:11

The congress sector of Italian Exhibition Group has resumed activity in an atmosphere of trust and safety thanks to the safe business protocols put in place. October's full calendar is a sure sign of good things to come, dominated above all by national medical-scientific events.

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The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) chooses Brussels to host its international conference in 2023

26 November 2020 @ 15:28

Brussels is a platform for strengthening ties with the European community. That, and the financial support, is why SLAS chose Brussels to host its international conference in 2023.

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25,000 professionals at first trade show in Istanbul after a six month break

24 September 2020 @ 12:00

After a six-month break, the CNR Beauty & Wellness Fair became the first international fair to be hosted in Istanbul, attracting 25,000 professionals over 3 days.

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New Budapest Convention Bureau organises COVID-proof event

11 September 2020 @ 15:03

Strange, or perhaps not strange but perfectly timed, but in the middle of these Covid19 times, the Hungarian capital has seen the opening of a new convention office to put Budapest on the international conference map. The new authority immediately took the bull by the horns and developed a COVID handbook for business events in Hungary.

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Bruges to host culinary top conference (UNWTO) in 2020

18 February 2020 @ 16:50

During the 5th edition of the UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism in San Sebastian in 2019, Flanders, together with the city of Bruges, was officially presented as a guest destination for the 6th edition of the summit in 2020

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Routes Europe 2021 to be held in Lodz

12 February 2020 @ 17:01

Lodz, Poland's third largest city, has been selected to host the 16th European Route Development Forum in 2021. As the main stage for Europe's leading airline decision makers, Routes Europe will provide a platform for Lodz to raise awareness and demonstrate the significant market opportunity that Central Poland offers to Europe's leading and fastest-growing airlines.

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RHSC General Membership Meeting 2019: a successful scientific conference with a legacy in Kathmandu

18 November 2019 @ 10:45

AIM Group International, a leading company in congresses, events and communication, presents a new Impact Story about a successful event, the 19th RHSC General Membership Meeting 2019, held in Kathmandu (Nepal).

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From China and France to Brazil, GL events to launch new facilities and offers to meeting planners on four continents

04 November 2019 @ 10:44

GL events, a global player in event organization and venue management, operating over 50 convention and exhibition centres globally, introduces new venues opening next year in Brazil, China and France.

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Brussels supports organisers of green conferences such as G-STIC 2019

20 September 2019 @ 11:21

From 20-22 November 2019, Brussels is hosting G-STIC 2019, the global sustainable technology & innovation conference. This conference, to be held at Brussels Expo, aims at connecting technological innovation to decision making for sustainability.

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Bruges welcomes the TOL conference in October 2019

16 September 2019 @ 10:42

Bruges is proud to welcome the 9th TOL conference on 4 October. More than 900 participants from Flanders and the Netherlands will attend this biannual conference in the Concertgebouw.

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Congress Center Basel thinks big!

13 September 2019 @ 10:03

With the European Aids Conference, some 3000 guests are expected in Basel from 6 to 9 November 2019. This marks the continuation of a successful series which started in 2018 with the AMEE congress and continues next year with the DGHO conference. Major events are increasingly finding their way to this city on the Rhine. And it's no wonder, given that the Congress Center Basel with its 25 modern rooms and direct proximity to Messe Basel offers organisers virtually unlimited options.

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2018 was a record-breaking year for congresses in Paris

29 August 2019 @ 15:17

The Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau has publishing its annual study on the evolution of the number of conferences in the French capital. The study shows reveals a positive attendance record of the destination in 2018. In 2018, Paris welcomed a total of 1,192 congresses (+ 7.4% / 2017) and 882,405 delegates, an increase of 14%, among whom were 278,616 foreign delegates (+ 6%).

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EO Unlimited 2017 in Zurich – a Success Story

20 February 2019 @ 05:59

Learn from the experiences of other event organizers and get to know Zurich as a convention destination.

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Meetings amidst the outstanding beauty of Croatia

26 November 2018 @ 08:00

Discover five outstanding destinations for the meeting industry.

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Croatia: incentives in unforgettable locations

05 November 2018 @ 08:00

Simply stated, Croatia is made for incentives. Whichever region you choose, its nature, culture and history will inspire your team and leave an unforgettable impression.

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New indoor room and rooftop terrace for the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Malta

27 September 2018 @ 22:07

The Mediterranean Conference Centre in Malta will boast a rooftop terrace with stunning and exclusive views over the majestic Grand Harbour for around 650 dinner guests as from May 2019.

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Lebanon on the move ...

14 September 2018 @ 22:06

The Middle Eastern destination of Lebanon is paving the way for more MICE and conference tourism. With an internation travel trade show in May 2018 and a fam trip for no less than 70 French agencies, the destination is opening up to conference organisers seeking for a rather unknown experience.

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Cologne Convention Bureau celebrates its 10th anniversary

22 June 2018 @ 11:06

The Cologne Convention Bureau of the Cologne Tourist Board is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. Ever since the Cologne Convention Bureau (CCB) was founded in 2008, the number of events held in Cologne has grown by 20 per cent.

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3,000 German teachers to meet in Vienna in 2021

28 May 2018 @ 15:33

Inspired by ‘participating through language', the International Conference of German Teachers (IDT) is coming to Vienna in 2021.

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hub27 Berlin – Berlin's new congress and event hall is now open in a virtual mode

14 May 2018 @ 15:34

At the recent edition of the leading MICE trades how IMEX Frankfurt, Messe Berlin premiered its virtual tour of its new multi-purpose hall hub27 Berlin.

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Which destination do city marketeers choose for their conference? Reykjavik!

22 March 2018 @ 14:47

Which destination to choose for your next conference? That can be a tough question. But where do city marketeers go for their conferences - they should know the fine spots, no? Well, in 2018, they chose Reykjavik for their Hack The City Conference.

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Individual solutions to suit all congress requirements

20 November 2017 @ 16:46

Swiss Convention Centres is the umbrella organisation that brings together the ten largest and best-equipped congress centres in Switzerland. What all ten institutions have in common are generously dimensioned and flexible premises, longstanding experience and professional handling.

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Convention Centre Dublin wins top award

04 October 2017 @ 19:24

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has won the award for 'Europe's Leading Meetings & Conference Centre' at the 24th annual World Travel Awards. The announcement was made at the Europe Gala Ceremony in St. Petersburg.

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Bruges welcomes 1,000 ERUS meeting participants

18 September 2017 @ 04:06

The 14th edition of the annual EAU Robotic Urology Section (ERUS) meeting will take place at the Concertgebouw in Bruges on 26 and 27 September.

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Zürich walks the sustainability talk

31 August 2017 @ 01:57

Are you looking for a smart destination that walks the sustainability talk for your next association meeting or convention? Then Zürich is the perfect city for you. It was ranked number one in last year's Arcadis Sustainable Cities Ranking, number two in the latest Mercer Quality of Living Ranking and number three in the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS).

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September is a top month for congresses in Bruges

18 August 2017 @ 12:00

In September, the world heritage city of Bruges will be hosting over 3,800 congress attendees. One of the highlights on the calendar will be the IEC Global Leadership Conference Bruges.

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XL locations for company events in Basel

15 June 2017 @ 12:00

Every year in the month of October, the St. Jakobshalle Basel hosts the ATP 500 Tournament "Swiss Indoors Basel", where David Goffin as well as Roger Federer and many other top players fascinate tennis fans.

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XL locations for corporate events in Zürich

01 June 2017 @ 12:00

Zürich is characterized by lake breezes, panoramic views of the Alps and a top quality of life. With its unique concentration of cultural and shopping facilities, Zürich is the ideal host region for meetings and incentives.

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Park Inn by Radisson launches the first hotel of a new generation in Brussels

16 May 2017 @ 01:08

Park Inn by Radisson opens the first hotel of a new generation near Brussels airport. A new live-inn room concept will add colour to the lives of guests and locals alike – a shared space for connecting and conversing.

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Conferences are there to make this world a better place

27 April 2017 @ 16:23

Conferences may seem like business. And they are. But they are also about sharing knowledge. And about making tis world a better place - check out how the INSPO Conference at the Prague Congress Centre contributed to the lives of people with specific needs, for 17 years now....

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Ireland greets your conference with 100,000 welcomes

29 March 2017 @ 10:39

On Wednesday, 15th March 2017, we were invited at the St. Patrick's Day Networking Dinner, organised by Meet in Ireland. At the KBC Bank building on the Grand Place in Brussels, association executives enjoyed delicious Irish specialities and had the opportunity to discuss individual needs and discover new and interesting solutions for your upcoming meetings, events and conferences.

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BLUEPOINT: a new name for a new style of business and network centres

20 February 2017 @ 15:04

BLUEPOINT is the new name for three existing business and event centres in Antwerp, Brussels and Liège where the existing practical and functional services are currently being updated and improved to make it even more enjoyable to meet and do business together.

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Five good reasons to choose for Zürich

26 January 2017 @ 02:20

As a lifestyle capital on the water, Zürich offers the unique mix of discovery, pleasure, nature and culture. The finest culinary highlights, unlimited shopping pleasure, over 50 museums and over 100 galleries. Centrally located and safe, Zürich is the ideal host region for meetings, conventions and seminars.

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