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Christchurch is Designed for Association Meetings

Christchurch is a future-focused city boasting major infrastructure developments, including a new convention centre due to be completed in late 2019.

How Associations Can Raise their International Profiles

Find out how you can benefit from Sarawak Convention Bureau’s new partnership with PR company Intelectasia.

An ISTH Experience at Messe Berlin

Boardroom Chief Editor Rémi Dévé enjoyed a very original experience in Berlin in July.

What to Expect from ibtm world

This year is a major milestone for ibtm events, as it is the 30th anniversary of ibtm world, taking place in Barcelona from 28 – 30 November 2017.

Insurance Specialists to Convene in Melbourne

The 2017 International Dragon Awards (IDA) Annual Meeting has arrived in Melbourne, Australia with 5,500 insurance specialists from 20 countries unpacking their bags for the five-day meeting.

Rwanda, a Newcomer as a Convention Destination

Rwanda is flexing its muscles as a convention destination, and is hosting more and more association meetings.

AIPC 2017 Annual Conference Tackles Global Issues

A combination of member expertise and global insights addressed an overall theme of “Transformation” at the 2017 Annual Conference of the International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC) this past week in Sydney Australia.

Digital Healthcare to be Discussed in Jerusalem

For the next three years, mHealth will be hosting its conferences in Jerusalem, enabling the industry to showcase the strides that Israel is making in the global connected health scene.

Experts on Thrombosis, Hemostasis and Vascular Biology to Convene to Berlin

The International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis (ISTH) is organizing its 2017 Congress in Berlin next week.

European Association Summit (EAS) to Take Place in March 2018

The annual gathering of professionals from the association sector, the European Association Summit (EAS) will be held in Brussels on 8-9 March 2018 at SQUARE-BRUSSELS MEETING CENTRE.

Geneva to Welcome Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists

The International Conference Centre of Geneva (CICG) is welcoming the 17th International Congress of the European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ESCAP) later this month.

How to Share Scientific Insights via Social Media

Social media to disseminate scientific knowledge – this is what 50 researchers discussed at the Ambassadors Club Summer Lounge of the Austria Center Vienna.

Changes at the Federation of European and International Associations

On the occasion of its General Assembly, the Federation of European and International Associations based in Belgium (FAIB) announced a new presidency.

Kuala Lumpur Is a Popular Choice Amongst International Associations

10 international associations have selected the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre to host their events between 2017 and 2020.

Improving Associations Meetings with BestCities Global Forum

Two representatives from the BestCities Global Alliance attended the Conference and Incentive Travel Industry Fair (CITIE) earlier this month.

Surgeons Come Together in Basel

The 47th World Congress of Surgery arranged by the International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC) will be held in Basel from 13 to 17 August 2017.

Cyber Experts Secure the Future in The Hague

From 25 to 29 September, The Hague will host the second edition of the international Cyber Security Week.

UIA Places Korea in 1st Place for Association Congresses in 2016

Korea now ranks in the #1 spot worldwide for global congresses hosted the previous year, according to the most recent International Meetings Statistics Report.

An Invitation to Switzerland

The Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau (SCIB) based in Brussels, organises its traditional workshop on October 17th at 6 pm.

Brisbane Gathers Experts in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine

Some of the world’s leading anaesthetists, pain specialists and other medical practitioners from the healthcare sector met in Brisbane.

Melbourne Poses for Professional Conference Organisers

Boardroom joined a delegation of European conference organisers in Melbourne from 7 – 11 June 2017.

Rethink the Way You Think about Learning

The editors of Convene, the PCMA magazine, partner of Boardroom, report on the digitalNow conference which took place in May 2017 in Orlando.

How to Leave a Legacy with Sibos in Geneva

The Iceberg, partner of Boardroom, has published the second of a series of high-level academic case studies investigating meetings legacies.

Associations Get More Access to Japan in Paris

The Japan Convention Bureau, a division of the Japan National Tourism Organization, established its fifth international MICE office in Paris.

Saudi Arabia’s Vision to Attract Association Meetings

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 is a project which aims to reinforce the nation’s economy and promote its position as a global investment powerhouse.

Italy and Associations Work Hand in Hand

“Italy, at hand” is the title of a recent communication campaign launched by the Convention Bureau of Italy.

Montréal Joins Forces to Attract Researchers

The Palais des congrès de Montréal, its Ambassadors Club and the Fonds de recherche du Québec have recently strengthened their partnership.

Vienna Attracts Battery and Endoscopy conferences

EUROKONGRESS and the Vienna Convention Bureau are working together for the organization of two important meetings in 2018.

Why Regions May Hold the Key to Global Expansion for Associations

The Global Association Hubs Partnership (GAHP) looks at why using a “city based strategy” might be the right answer for associations that are pursuing global growth.

Associations Can Now Organize ‘Greener’ conferences in Glasgow

Glasgow has unveiled a new ‘green conventions team’ to champion the city’s credentials as a world-leader in sustainable business tourism.

Associations Help Leave a Legacy at ICC Sydney

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is driving economic development and delivering societal health and environmental benefits

The Educational Value of IMEX in Frankfurt

With over 200 education sessions taking place throughout the show, IMEX in Frankfurt taking place next week offers its biggest ever education programme.

Associations to Flock to Wales with Opening of New ICC

Directors at the ICC Wales, in partnership with Welsh Government, have announced their ambition to put Wales firmly on the international business tourism stage.

First-Ever Dubai Association Conference to be Held in Dubai

The very first Dubai Association Conference will be held 11-12 December 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Leaders’ Forum at the Associations World Congress

The Association of Association Executives is providing a place where senior association executives can take time out with their peers to focus on what is important to them at a strategic level.

Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre’s Expansion: What’s in it for Associations?

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre (SECC) has presented the third phase of its expansion plans up until 2030.

Associations to Benefit from Venue Standardization in Thailand

A total of 101 venues that have been certified under the Thailand MICE Venue Standard in 2017.

Rimini Gives Shape and Space to Associations

What’s going on inside the Palacongressi di Rimini in Italy? A new video tells it all.

Global Market Eyes Ottawa as an Appealing Event Destination

As global events continue to impact the selection of destinations for international congresses of all sizes, Ottawa is ready to welcome the world.

15,000 rheumatology experts to meet in Madrid in June

Madrid is on the map of the European rheumatology specialists. The capital will be hosting EULAR 2017, the European Congress of Rheumatology, from 14 to 17 June this year.

La Cité Nantes Events Center achieves ISO 20121 certification

La Cité Nantes Events Center, which is recognised for its work with event organisers in reducing the carbon footprint of their event-related activities, has achieved ISO 20121 certification.

Knowledge Sharing at the European Association Summit

The annual gathering of professionals from the association sector, the European Association Summit (EAS) will be held in Brussels on 30 and 31 May 2017.

Giving Good Launches as the Industry’s Go-To Community Outreach Resource

PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) announced the launch of the business events industry’s Giving Good online resource at Convening Leaders 2017.