Features

The Importance of Empathy Within Associations

Franco Viviani, President of the International Council for Physical Activity and Fitness Research (ICPAFR), inaugurates our ‘Voice of the Associations’ series and reflects here on the notion of empathy.

Introducing ICC Wales

With other regions in the UK well established as key players in hosting international conferences, Wales felt it was time to claim a spot on the meetings industry map, Vicky Koffa writes.

Breaking Down Brexit for Associations

Just because the UK is leaving the EU, it doesn’t mean they should be left out of the conversation. Now is the time for associations to refocus and adapt to an already changing world, Lane Nieset writes.

Paris – Larger Than Life

Conferences and meetings are not just events organized in venues. Their impacts, whether on a scientific, social, economic and sometimes cultural level, are always greater than they are. A city like Paris may have understood this better than any other, especially. with the opening, last week, of the Paris Convention Centre, the largest in Europe.

Qatar Confirmed to Host ICEIRD 2018

Qatar has won the bid to host the International Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development (ICEIRD) in October 2018. Over 250 conference delegates are expected to attend the conference for which Qatar University will be ‘local host’.