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New president of TCEB highlights 4 directions to enhance MIC...

Developing the country’s economy with innovation, creating prosperity and distributing income
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organisation) or TCEB, under the guidance of “Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya”, the newest President, is ready to move forward to develop the organisation into the leading organisation for MICE that w...

How are millennials influencing meetings?

Creating memorable individual experiences and personal development are critical factors for venues and meeting planners to consider, according to the latest IACC ‘Meeting Room of the Future’ white paper.

The 2017 report, which surveyed 180 global conference and meeting buyers, highlighted a greater focus on creating personal meeting...

France shows growing appetite for travel to Indonesia

French outbound demand for Indonesia surged 79 per cent for winter 2016/2017, edging the South-east Asian country into one of the top five destinations for French travellers, according to figures released by French tour operator association Le Syndicat des Entreprises du Tour Operating.

For the summer, bookings coming through French...

How to take brands to the edge with events

In the ever-evolving world of events and brand experience, businesses need to push themselves past their comfort zones in order to survive. This includes designing for the grey area, getting clear on brand identity, and injecting art and creative thinking into the business space. Here are some ideas to help push brands to the edge:


Singapore MICE Forum 2017: Attain 14 CE Hours this year!

1) Professional Conference Management (PCM) Course
24 - 26 July 2017 | Sands Expo & Convention Centre, SG

In our ever-changing market, businesses need to be constantly aware of the current issues and
respond to the changes in the market. Thus, conferences are often organised to gather the

C2 Melbourne venue announced

An urban car park in Melbourne CBD’s North Wharf precinct has been announced as the unique stage for C2 Melbourne, an immersive conference, set to take place from November 30 to December 1.

The heritage-listed North Wharf Goods Shed No.5, situated on the Yarra River opposite Melbourne’s popular South Wharf precinct, will be transform...

How to leverage social media influencers

An influencer brings an automatic social following and a dedicated network of fans to an event—and if an influencer loves what they see, they won’t hold back on spreading the word.

“Although free mentions aren’t guaranteed, and some influencers charge cold, hard cash, the positivity and interest generated for the event is more valuab...

Extending the deadline of submission of entries to the 2017...

Dear AFECA Members,

Greetings from AFECA!

We would like to inform you that due to requests from our MICE stakeholders in the region, we are extending the deadline of submission of entries to the 2017 AFECA Asian Awards from July 7 to Monday, August 7, 2017.

We would like to reiterate the categories for t...

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...


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