Destination Marketing

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    Ega transforms Matera 2019 into a congress & event destination

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    The City of Matera in the South of Italy expects 4 million visitors in 2019 and the Cava del Sole complex - an eighteenth-century quarry from which the tuff was extracted to build the Sassi di Matera - is its first legacy project as European Capital of Culture.
    12th Feb, 2019
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    Bologna Ambassadors Award Ceremony 2019

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    The second edition of the Bologna Ambassadors project is taking place at 6 pm on 7 February at Oratorio di San Filippo Neri in Bologna. During the event, awards will be presented to the fourteen personalities who won this prestigious prize.
    12th Feb, 2019
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    Meetings Mean Business Canada Advocates for Business Events at Lobby Day 2019

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    The Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMBC) Board continued its mission to advocate the importance of business events to the Canadian economy, by travelling to Parliament Hill in Ottawa for Lobby Day 2019 held February 4th and 5th.
    11th Feb, 2019
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    The Process of Change Has Found a Valuable Forerunner – The People

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    After two positively-rated annual BestCities Global Forum (Dubai in 2016, and Tokyo in 2017), the third edition re-united senior international association executives and the twelve partner cities to Bogotá, Colombia.
    11th Feb, 2019
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    GDPR – A Positive Perspective

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    GDPR was a major concern for associations over the previous years, which has generated a trail of generally negative opinions and hysteria before it finally came into force on May 25th 2018.
    11th Feb, 2019
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    Biggest and the most Prestigious AIESEC International Congress to be hosted by Sri Lanka

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    After 24 years, Sri Lanka is again honoured with the opportunity of hosting the 71st International Congress in 2019.
    11th Feb, 2019
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    Brisbane stands tall in bid for global posture congress

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    Brisbane’s economic development board, Brisbane Marketing, collaborated with Tourism and Events Queensland and the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre to secure the International Society of Posture & Gait Research (ISPGR) World Congress for 20-24 June 2021.
    8th Feb, 2019
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    Marketing Edinburgh to host European cities' conference on the successes and failures of urban events

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    In one week, leading international experts, event owners and selected international showcases will deliver to European Cities Marketing Spring Meeting's record-breaking 200 attendees all the insights and inspiration they need to cultivate the event scene in their city.
    6th Feb, 2019
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    World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage Launched to Combat Overtourism

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    The new body will focus on measures to protect and empower host communities who want a long-term ‘sustainable’ relationship with tourism that respects their cultural values
    5th Feb, 2019
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    Auckland delivers successful livestock breeding congress

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    Auckland is growing in popularity as a destination for international conferences. One recent highlight was the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP).
    29th Jan, 2019
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    Congress by design hosted IAPCO EDGE educational seminar in The Hague

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    Nearly 80 conference professionals from over 25 countries in the City of Peace and Justice
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    The Hague welcomed IAPCO EDGE – a dynamic global educational seminar – from 23-25 January 2019 at the Marriott hotel in The Hague.
    28th Jan, 2019
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    Bestcities Global Alliance Launch New Brand Platform

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    After a successful Global Forum in Bogotá, with associations descending from around the world to the Colombian capital last month, BestCities Global Alliance has kicked off 2019 by unveiling a new brand platform and an updated strategic plan as it approaches its 20th year in operation.
    25th Jan, 2019
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    PACIFICO Yokohama ranked as top Japanese MICE facility in 2017 by JNTO

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    PACIFICO Yokohama, one of the largest MICE complexes in Japan*1, was ranked as the top Japanese MICE facility in 2017 in terms of the number of conferences hosted, the number of attendees, and the number of overseas attendees, according to the breakdown of “Statistics Regarding International Conferences held in Japan in 2017”*2, published by Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO).
    23rd Jan, 2019
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    New Websites of Congress Prague Awarded as One of the Best Digital Projects of Czech Travel & Tourism Industry

    22nd Jan, 2019
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    Record Year For Dubai Business Events With 62% Boost In Delegate Wins In 2018

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    Dubai Business Events (DBE), the city’s official convention bureau, secured a total of 261 successful bids for meetings, conferences and incentives in 2018, which are set to attract an additional 153,640 delegates to Dubai over the coming years.
    16th Jan, 2019
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    The ultimate legacy

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    On 12 December, the Premier of South Australia in a joint announcement with the Australian Prime Minister announced Adelaide would be the home of Australia’s new A$41m Space Agency and in doing so, created one of, if not the largest legacies of any Australian business event.
    11th Jan, 2019
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    Destination DC Announces New Sectors as Part of ‘Connected Capital’ Sales Positioning at PCMA Convening Leaders

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    eam targets meetings within the sustainability, transportation and government advocacy sectors to align with DC’s thriving industries
    11th Jan, 2019
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    Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau: 10 years of success for the Athenian tourism

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    The City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau celebrated 10 years of operation in a landmark year for Athens and the ACVB itself.
    8th Jan, 2019
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    Penang wins bid to host the International Congress and Conferences on Computational Design and Engineering 2019

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    Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) announced today that Penang has won the bid to host the upcoming International Congress and Conferences on Computational Design and Engineering (I3CDE) 2019 from 7 to 10 July at ParkRoyal Penang Resort.
    7th Jan, 2019
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    Italy Has Joined Hands

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    Convention Bureau Italia announced ‘Italy at Hand’ from the promise of creating the most interactive MICE event to ever be held in Italy.
    3rd Jan, 2019
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