Features

Medical Success in the South of France

A key player in life sciences, the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region has been attracting the attention of European and international associations with its dynamic medical ecosystem that promotes opportunities in a variety of different ways.

A Global Focus with a Strategic Plan

For an association to be global should be the direct result of a clear, planned strategy, as explains Paul Weintraub, CAE, Vice President of Global Development & Support at BICSI.

Stepping into a Thriving PCO Scene

Out of 130 agencies across the world that are members of International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO), Hamburg is home to four PCOs—INTERPLAN, CPO HANSER SERVICE, Conference Partners International and MCI—a pretty big deal for Germany’s second-largest city.

Smart & Appetizing Lyon

Situated at the confluence of the Rhone and Saone rivers, Lyon is a key location for biotechnology companies and headquarters to a variety of international organisations. It was recently awarded the coveted title of ‘European Capital of Smart Tourism’.

A Breath of Fresh Air in La Baule

La Baule, located in the south of Brittany, is known more for its beautiful bays and beaches than its conference facilities. Yet, it’s precisely this prime position—sandwiched between land and sea in the middle of a vast protected pine forest—that’s drawing organisers to the French destination.