The Virtue of Patients

The patient-involvement initiative is oftentimes linked to an effort to leave a legacy behind in the cities where conferences are organised, writes Barbara Palmer, of Convene, the PCMA magazine and partner of Boardroom.

ICC Sydney: A Pioneering Venue

Following its opening in December 2016, International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has gone from strength to strength, helping to drive Australia’s reputation as one of the world’s most desirable meeting destinations.

Africa, Ready to Leave Legacies

Jeffers Miruka is the President of the African Society of Association Executives (AfSAE), with over ten years of combined experience in association management . He shares with Boardroom his views on how Africa is developing fast, both as an association and a meetings destination.

The Incredible Impact of ISTH in Kyoto

The Iceberg is currently running a series of videos recorded at the event which celebrate “Incredible Impacts” and the wider effects meetings have on a destination and its region. This time the focus is on the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis in Kyoto.

Australian Legacies: World AIDS in Melbourne

Australia is at the forefront of medical research and innovation, and high-profile conferences which have lasting legacies, as did World AIDS which took place in Melbourne in 2014, also partake of Australia’s influence on the global stage.