Current Affairs

Meeting Postcards from Japan

17th February 2021
As you would expect, the Japan Convention Bureau, under the umbrella of the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO), went all online for their yearly event targeted at meeting planners, Meet Japan. On this occasion, Boardroom notably learned all about the 18th World Congress on Lung Cancer (WCLC) which took place in October 2017 in Yokohama and took a virtual stroll in Osaka.
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A Global Reset in Singapore

9th February 2021
As the business events industry prepares for gradual recovery, some destinations move faster than others. Singapore, which has been known for its forward-looking and strategic positioning for some years now, seems to be ahead of the game.
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England: A Magnet for Medical Meetings

26th January 2021
England continues to push forward investments to boost technologies like quantum computing, precision medicine, robotics and fusion, which is spurring significant advancements in life sciences across many of England’s leading conferencing cities.
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The Event Revenue Challenge Confronting Associations

19th January 2021
Bob Mitchell, from D.C. based consulting firm, Mitchell Partnership Alliances, reflects on how sponsorships for virtual events posed some of the biggest challenges for many associations in 2020… and how to tackle them in the months to come.
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The Eventful Path to Association Leadership

13th January 2021
For AC Forum, Nicole Kaijser, Learning & Programme Officer at the European Association for International Education, together with Andreu Gusi, Executive Director of the European Blood Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) Society, reflects on how to build your expertise as an association professional.
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A TV Show Featuring Winds of Change

8th January 2021
Associations can't even start counting all the webinars they have had to follow in the past year. Several conferences tried keeping the same format moving hastily to an online equivalent in the face of a cancellation, but not always successfully. WindEurope decided to try their luck using an alternative model.
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Languages & Stereotypes: A Challenge for Associations

18th December 2020
Franco Viviani, former President of the International Council for Physical Activity and Fitness Research, and anthropologist at the University of Padua, Italy, reflects on the concept of stereotypes, their link with spoken languages – and their implications for the lives of associations.
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Get Ready for #Roadmap 2030

9th December 2020
Boardroom, the best resource for associations, and Bond, a digital innovation agency, have joined forces to launch #Roadmap 2030, a progressive and future-focused community and learning forum for associations.
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