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Tips to making events more sustainable

Events that prioritise sustainability are becoming more important in our resource-hungry world. To create truly sustainable events and exhibitions, event organisers and marketers need to carefully consider the details at every step—from planning through to execution.

From my perspective, when planning sustainable events there are two...

Unveiling Intelligent Technologies for MICE, Large-scale Ven...

Unveiling Intelligent Technologies for MICE, Large-scale Venues, Hospitality, and Corporations.
On 26 – 28 July 2017, the 2nd edition of Tourism Technology Asia held with the inaugural Systems Expo will showcase the latest technologies to help organisations and projects reduce costs by increasing productivity and efficiency, as well as impr...

About Singapore MICE Forum 2017

At a macro level, the Asian market continues to hold great promise given her rising affluence, reasonable GDP growth and regional collaborations. With all these factors at play, how has our industry leveraged on opportunities in “our backyard” and engaged our community?

At a micro level, the rise of technology is a double-edged sword...

About Asian MICE Forum 2017

As a major influence of the Asian MICE industry and a long-established international cooperation platform for MICE experts, the AMF has welcomed over 6,700 MICE industry professionals in the past 11 years. The theme for this year's AMF is “Innovation Power” and will include the following sessions: Trends Forecast; Creative Meeting Design; Discoveri...

Malaysia rAWrs back to honour the best in its business event...

Malaysia has again launched its call for nominations for the national rAWr Awards 2017, which aim to honour the country’s best business events and MICE industry practitioners.

The announcement was made at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur for the awards, which are a joint initiative between Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) and M...

Bestcities unveils plans for 2017 Global Forum

Building global connections across cultures will be the focus of this year's event in Tokyo

BestCities Global Alliance is set to champion cultural understanding within the business events industry, following the announcement of this year's global forum theme: Building Global Connections Across Cultures.

Building on the...

Easier visa rules underway for Asians into Taiwan

Starting June 1, Taiwan's (ROC) Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) will further relax visa rules for nationals from South and South-east Asia, under its New Southbound Policy, to attract more visitors for tourism and business.

Changes include the extension of a visa exemption trial programme for nationals of Thailand and Brunei to Ju...

AFECA AGM 2017 - Travel Info of South Taiwan

Dear member,

AFECA holds its Annual General Meeting, and many other meetings year long. The limited special edition eNewsletter provides practical and travel information on upcoming meetings and its location, and is available to Board and Advisory Council members only.

This year’s Annual General Meeting will be held fr...

Exhibitions need digital natives: UFI

To celebrate Global Exhibitions Day 2017 (June 7), we sit down with UFI’s managing director and CEO, Kai Hattendorf, to discuss industry trends, the future of exhibitions, and Asia’s new-found prominence.

What can event planners do to promote the value of trade shows and exhibitions and ensure the industry remains viable?

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