Destination Marketing

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    Russia has successfully introduced the event-driven possibilities of regions in the IBTM World 2018

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    From 27 to 29 November 2018 in Barcelona (Spain) the Fira Gran Via complex held a key event in the field of meetings industry – world exhibition IBTM World-2018, in which Russia took part for the second time in the collective stand RUSSIA OPEN TO THE WORLD.
    5th Dec, 2018
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    ‘Power Of People’ Proves Popular For Upcoming Bestcities Global Forum In Bogotá

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    Associations, destinations and media from around the world are set to descend on Bogotá, Colombia, next week for the third annual BestCities Global Forum – a week of inspiring speakers, thought-provoking workshops and networking around the theme of Power of the People.
    4th Dec, 2018
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    South Africa - Meet here, Grow anywhere

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    South Africa is a leading globally-competitive business events destination boasting new infrastructure development and hosting world-class events. This was the sentiment expressed in Barcelona this week, where the global Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) trade show, IBTM World, is taking place.
    4th Dec, 2018
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    Brisbane celebrates 40 years of business events and tourism

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    As Brisbane’s profile as a business events destination continues to soar, the city is celebrating the 40thanniversary of a body dedicated to attracting conventions and visitors to the city.
    4th Dec, 2018
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    Helsinki ranks 5th in sustainability among congress cities

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    Helsinki has once again earned international recognition as a destination for congresses and meetings. The Global Destination Sustainability (GDS) Leadership Awards were presented at the 57th International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Congress in Dubai on 14 November. This year’s winner was Gothenburg, while Helsinki shared fifth place with Uppsala. Last year, Helsinki was ranked in 6th position.
    16th Nov, 2018
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    VisitScotland Business Events wins ICCA Best Marketing Award at 57th ICCA Congress

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    ICCA announced VisitScotland Business Events as the winner of this year’s prestigious ICCA Best Marketing Award at the Closing Ceremony of the 57th ICCA Congress on Wednesday 14 November 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
    15th Nov, 2018
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    Gothenburg tops world sustainability rankings for third consecutive year

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    For the third year in a row, Gothenburg has come out on top when it comes to sustainability, according to Global Destination Sustainability Index 2018, which was revealed on Wednesday. This is a broad international ranking of sustainability work being done in 50 world cities.
    15th Nov, 2018
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    Russian Convention Bureau will present new participants at IBTM World-2018 International Exhibition

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    This will be the second time Russia will present its joint exhibit RUSSIA OPEN TO THE WORLD, organized by the Russian Convention Bureau with the informational support of Roscongress Foundation.
    15th Nov, 2018
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    GainingEdge Launches New Global Competitive Index

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    A new index which ranks cities in terms of their competitive strength for attracting international conventions was launched at the ICCA Annual Congress this week in Dubai.
    15th Nov, 2018
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    Vancouver Among North America’s Top Meeting & Convention Destinations

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    Vancouver has been ranked one of North America’s top meeting and convention destinations according to the 2018 Watkins Report Meeting and Convention Planners Survey.
    9th Nov, 2018
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    Helsinki brings together key startup ecosystem influencers in June 2019

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    Helsinki will be in the epicentre of European innovation, as three major investor & startup events will be held on 3-6 of June to highlight the position of the city in the global startup ecosystem.
    8th Nov, 2018
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    Italy at Hand, The Event the numbers of the success of the first edition

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    888 business appointments between those attending the 3-day event which closed in Bologna on 3rd November 2018
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    Italy at Hand, the most interactive b2b MICE event ever, organised by Convention Bureau Italia with the aim of promoting the Italian Congress offer in international tourism has closed with a great success. 888 business appointments between the 43 international buyers and 45 qualified national operators present. The many international guests and the involvement of 24 partners made possible this first edition of the format.
    8th Nov, 2018
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    Meetings and Exhibitions Hong Kong announces launch of ‘The Ultimate MICE Guide to Old Town Central’

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    Meetings & Exhibitions Hong Kong (MEHK) has announced the launch of a new guide of Old Town Central to assist MICE organisers when planning Hong Kong itineraries.
    8th Nov, 2018
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    Dubai - Where East meets West and the sky is the limit

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    Where East meets West and the sky is the limit. Dubai is a city of superlatives, of world records even.
    5th Nov, 2018
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    Travel Trade Athens 2018: Promoting business development for the Greek travel trade and MICE markets

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    Travel Trade Athens 2018 has once more succeeded in attracting top travel trade and MICE professionals. Over the 2-day event, the 100 cherry-picked, fully-hosted buyers participated in more than 3,000 meetings with over 100 top-notch local suppliers and were introduced to the year-round destination that is Athens.
    15th Oct, 2018
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    Press Tour of World Cup’2018 Venues Allowed Participants to Discover Russia's Infrastructural Capabilities

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    Representatives of leading event industry publications from the UK, Belgium, Germany and Russian specialized mass media visited several cities of Russia as part of the press tour around the venues of World Cup'2018. The event was organized by the Russian Convention Bureau with informational support of Roscongress Foundation.
    12th Oct, 2018
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    So How ‘Open to the World’ is Russia?

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    When Russia was represented for the first time at IBTM World trade show by the collective stand RUSSIA OPEN TO THE WORLD, it became one of the most visited stands at the show, in 2017. HQ had a chat with Alexey Kalachev, director of the newly established Russian Convention Bureau during IMEX 2018.
    20th Sep, 2018
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    Destination DC’s Leading the MICE Industry in America

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    Washington DC’s president and CEO, Elliott Ferguson talks about what their WeChat partnership means, their biggest challenges and target markets, and also Destination DC’s plan to retain their number one ICCA ranking in United States.
    20th Sep, 2018
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    Buenos Aires – The Perfect Gateway to Latin America

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    The capital city of Argentina is a one of the largest cities in Latin America, rich in European DNA, and known for its vibrant arts and cultural scene. Gonzalo Robredo, President of Buenos Aires CVB shares more.
    20th Sep, 2018
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    ICCA Members unite in Mexico to learn the intricacies of successful global bidding

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    Leading global meetings industry suppliers gathered at ICCA’s Global Bidding workshop on 17 July 2018 at World Meetings Forum Vidanta – Riviera Nayarit 2018, Mexico, to discuss the best practices of bidding for international association meetings, using Houston’s successful bid for the 2019 ICCA Congress as the basis for discussion
    16th Aug, 2018
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Supported by the European Society of Association Executives (ESAE) and the Union of International Associations (UIA), Headquarters Magazines serve the needs of international associations organizing worldwide congresses.

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