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    Association Profile: Asia Pacific Career Development Association (APCDA)

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    Founded in 2012, Asia Pacific Career Development Association (APCDA) aspires to provide an international forum for sharing career development ideas and experience in the Asia-Pacific region with global perspectives.
    22nd 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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    International Solid Waste Association: Experts in waste management

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    The International Solid Waste Association, ISWA, organises many international events, working groups, board meetings, conferences and congresses. The ISWA World Congress 2015 was held in Antwerp from 7 to 9 September and the event clearly made its mark.
    22nd Oct, 2015
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    HQ Report: Looking back at the third France Meeting Hub

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    After Marseille in 2013 and Nantes in 2014, Atout France invited, to Strasbourg this time, about 120 hosted buyers from more than 30 countries to meet with French professionals. The aim of the event? To promote the French regions among international business tourism professionals.
    9th Oct, 2015
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    After 28 years, the World Congress of Neurosurgery will be back to Latin America

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    The Colombian capital was chosen as the venue to host WFNS World Congress of Neurosurgery scheduled for 2021.This event, considered one of the industry’s most important meetings, had not been held in Latin America for 28 years.
    25th Sep, 2015
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    London’s ESC Congress 2015 breaks all previous records

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    ESC (European Society of Cardiology) Congress 2015 in London has broken all previous records, making it the most successful event in the Society’s history, with a delegate attendance of 32,773. The event also welcomed more international visitors than ever before, with attendees from over 140 countries worldwide.
    24th Sep, 2015
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    London welcomes 35,000 cardiologists with launch of the London Heart Trail

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    The European Society of Cardiology’s congress in London is expected to generate over £100 million in economic benefit for the city.
    24th Aug, 2015
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    Paris: Supporting meetings, research and innovation

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    Paris is renewing itself all the time. This is also true when it comes to meetings: after all the economic dynamism of Paris and its surrounding region has always relied on research and innovation.
    20th Aug, 2015
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    Profile: The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF)

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    Officially founded in December 2009, the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), a non-profit organization, is known as an industry-leading collaborative that brings together some 400 CEOs and senior management members from global companies that collectively generate a total of EUR 2.5 trillion in sales.
    19th Aug, 2015
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    CCL starts operating the KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo Leipzig

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    With the opening of the thoroughly renovated and reconstructed KONGRESSHALLE am Zoo in May, Congress Center Leipzig (CCL) took over the operation of a modern conference centre in the heart of the city.
    20th Jul, 2015
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    New Zealand: New Major Events Sought for Auckland

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    Since July 8 major events organisers and promoters planning events in Auckland from 2016/17 onwards have an opportunity to apply for sponsorship with an annual application window.
    20th Jul, 2015
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    1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery in Milan

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    AIM Group International had the challenge of placing the 1st World Conference on Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery on the map, making it a successful event and one that would become a permanent fixture in the calendar for all professionals in the field.
    9th Jul, 2015
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    Headquarters Europe #66 (June 2015) is out !

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    In this issue of Headquarters Europe: a report on the European Association Summit, the 2014 ICCA rankings, a profile of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, ESAE & UIA's views on the new membership models, a lengthy special feature about France...
    6th Jul, 2015
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    AIPC Boston Will Focus on Community Interface

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    The International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC) is holding its signature annual conference event in Boston, USA this July, and the focus will be on the multiple interactions centres have with their respective cities.
    16th Jun, 2015
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    ICCA 2014 statistics released: Paris remains number one city, USA top country

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    ICCA’s eagerly awaited annual statistics on the number of rotating international association meetings hosted by countries and cities show few major shocks.
    11th May, 2015
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    A varied congress year for Basel in 2015

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    With the OSCE Ministerial Council, the Congress Center Basel (CCB) was able to bring last year to a close with a highly prestigious event. For two days, the city of Basel was in the international spotlight, receiving much praise for the smooth staging of this major occasion.
    8th May, 2015
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    Associations converge to Lausanne for ACIE2015

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    Lausanne welcomed international associations from around the world for the International and European Associations Congress 2015, held at the Swiss Tech Convention Center on May 5-7.
    8th May, 2015
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    Headquarters Europe #65 (May 2015) is out !

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    In this issue: the latest news about SkyTeam and The Meetings Show, a profile of the European Association for International Education, a feature on associations and cross-sector partnerships, and destination updates about Florence, Riga, Glasgow, Thailand, Macao, Oman, Kaohsiung in Taiwan... and much more.
    4th May, 2015
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    Madrid: conventions don’t have to be conventional

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    Sunny weather, conveniently located conference venues, famous museums and elegant stores… Few cities can boast such suitable conditions as Madrid for hosting professional meetings, conferences, conventions and incentive trips. A business trip to Madrid seems less like hard work than most.
    30th Apr, 2015
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    VGF gives new meaning to

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    In order to encourage organisers of international multi-day conferences to choose Holland as their destination, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, NBTC Holland Marketing, and some twenty partners from the convention industry set up the Pre-financing & Guarantee Fund (VGF) in the late 1980s. The VGF fund helps conference organisers to cover pre-conference expenses, and other financial risks.
    28th Apr, 2015
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