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    Continental Conference team inspects facilities at the Calabar ICC to host APRA 2016

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    African Public Relations Association (APRA), the umbrella body for all public relations associations and practitioners across the continent visited Cross River State and has successfully conducted a facility inspection tour at the Calabar International Convention Centre (Calabar ICC) in readiness to host APRA 2016 conference next May.
    30th Dec, 2015
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    Sydney showcases its ultimate incentive credentials to international market

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    From quad biking and a net session with legendary cricketer Glenn McGrath to canapés atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney proved to 18 international buyers and media who were in town for Dreamtime 2015 that there’s simply no better place to reward, motivate and inspire than Australia’s harbour city.
    28th Dec, 2015
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    Slew of Prominent Congresses in Singapore for the First Time

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    Singapore will host several prominent medical congresses coming to Southeast Asia for the first time – two of these events are also making their Asian debuts.
    18th Dec, 2015
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    Tokyo Meeting Planner’s Guide 2016-2017

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    New edition of the comprehensive guide to assist organizers of global business meetings, conferences and exhibitions in the site selection and event planning process.
    18th Dec, 2015
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    Atout France's answer to the actual situation

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    Every year, the Brussels office of Atout France, the France Tourism Development Agency, organizes a Round Table named ‘The Experts Panel’ with professionals from the Belgian Meetings Industry (incentive agencies, associations, corporates and press).
    16th Dec, 2015
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    Seauton set to boost growth with 1 million euro investment

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    Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events remained significant networking tools for businesses in 2015. Seauton International is a rapidly growing MICE service in the European meetings industry. From its headquarters in Wijgmaal, Seauton founder Jan Samyn recently announced a 1 million euro investment aimed at boosting the company's growth.
    15th Dec, 2015
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    A successful year full of conferences for Leuven

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    Home to the KU Leuven, the oldest university in the Low Countries, and located at only a stone’s throw from Brussels, the capital of Europe and headquarter of many associations, Leuven is each year the setting for a variety of business events.
    14th Dec, 2015
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    Accor buys Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel

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    Accor is one of world's largest hotel chains with 3,800 hotels worldwide
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    The French hotel chain Accor is buying FRHI, the company that owns the luxury hotel lines Raffles, Swissôtel and the Canada’s Fairmont in a deal worth about $2.9 billion US. This deal is expected to close in mid-2016.
    11th Dec, 2015
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    New Book Published on Business Events Marketing

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    Meetings industry professionals will benefit greatly from an indispensable new book, Marketing Destinations and Venues for Conferences, Conventions and Business Events, written by Tony Rogers and Rob Davidson and launched at ibtm world in Barcelona.
    11th Dec, 2015
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    Medical Congresses choose Istanbul

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    Istanbul’s medical infrastructure, including 233 hospitals with 32K bed capacity and as being home to 17 faculty of medicine in its 53 universities makes Istanbul a unique meeting point for Medical Congresses.
    10th Dec, 2015
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    Korea Tourism Organization 2015 marketing campaign secures major upcoming MICE events

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    Korea has recently secured hosting duties for 7 major international congresses, set to bring 22,800 participants to the country between 2017 and 2021, as well as 9 corporate incentive tours for 2016, welcoming a further 40,000 visitors.
    9th Dec, 2015
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    Glasgow ambassadors continue to attract large associations to the city

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    A world-leading professor of Phonetics and Sociolinguistics has spent the last 20 years using Glasgow as her research platform to study the changing landscape of language.
    7th Dec, 2015
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    Cape Town ICC - Flexibility Without Compromise

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    Located on Cape Town’s northern foreshore, beneath Table Mountain and only a 20-minute drive from Cape Town International Airport, the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) provides flexibility without compromise, as well as the most modern amenities and technology as mandatory components.
    7th Dec, 2015
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    How does terror impact the Meetings Industry?

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    The attacks in Paris and the threats of terrorist actions in Brussels have of course had its impact on the events that had been scheduled there, as it had also affected other destinations before (Madrid, London, Tunisia…). This been said, for how long will the impact last? And have Paris authorities and event organizations taken measures to ensure safety?
    7th Dec, 2015
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    New Global Association Hub Partnership

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    View and listen to the interview HeadQuarters magazine had with Herve Bosquet.
    27th Nov, 2015
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    Solvay Executive Master in International Association Management

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    Boost performance and impact of your association
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    Solvay Executive Master in International Association Management resumes in January 2016, a unique platform for mastering the fundamental skills in key management areas with a special focus on the association executives' needs.
    26th Nov, 2015
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    The Convention Centre Dublin confirms first conference for 2021

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    Five conferences confirmed worth €16 million to the Irish Economy
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    The Convention Centre Dublin has been chosen to host the Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting in 2021. Organisers successfully bid against Madrid to bring the conference to Dublin, which is expected to attract 3,500 delegates.
    25th Nov, 2015
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    And the winners of this year's HeadQuarters magazine “Dress to Impress Awards” are...

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    Every year at the ICCA dinner, HeadQuarters & MIM Europe magazines and ICCAWorld join forces to create a memorable theme night, when guests have to dress up to the nine.
    24th Nov, 2015
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    Newly launched Jerusalem Conventions and Visitors Bureau

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    The brand new Jerusalem Conventions and Visitors Bureau (JCVB) has been founded to serve as primary resource for the organization of conferences in Jerusalem.
    24th Nov, 2015
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    Minister of Tourism in South Africa Outlines MICE Opportunities at ibtm world

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    Derek Hanekom, Minister of Tourism for South Africa outlined how South Africa, as a world-class business events destination, will respond to the next decade in the face of rising interest in the African continent.
    20th Nov, 2015
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