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The CEO of Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau tell S Puvaneswary why he's reaching for business in neighbourhood and pushing for collaboration.

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AFECA-IAEE Joint Meeting during CEFCO 2019 in Qionghai!

AFECA President Mr. Walter Yeh and IPP Mr. Edward Liu, hosted the meeting together with IAEE Chairman Mr. Tom Cindric and President & CEO David DuBois. AFECA advisor Irene Lau(who represented Mr. Jackson Chang, IPIM, Macao), Andrew Phau, STB, Singapore, as well as our members Haikou Convention and Exhibition Industry Association, SINEC and more, jo...

Are pre-scheduled appointments passé?

In the complex world of business matching, pre-schedued appointments (PSA) refer to the process of exhibitors and buyers choosing their desired meetings from a list. The list could be pre-determined using biometrics for easy selection. Attendees use a form to select who they want to meet, and the priority of choice is given to buyers and exhibitors...

Better accessibility for physically-challenged event attende...

Destinations in Asia should improve their accessibility for physically-challenged participants of business events, urged speakers at last week’s BE@Penang 2018 conference.

Ajit Singh Sikand, president and CEO of HBC Luxury MICE Consulting, noted that physically-challenged persons “have been excluded” from most business events althoug...

What can 13,000 global trade show visitors tell us?

Exhibition research specialists Explori published the findings of their 2018 Global Visitor Insights at the UFI Global Congress in St Petersburg last year. Produced in partnership with UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and supported by the Society of Independent Show Organisers (SISO), the report represents the biggest ever gl...

Conference & Exhibition Centre opens a world of opportunitie...

Wellington’s future as a business events destination has been assured with Wellington City Council giving the green light for the new Conference and Exhibition Centre (CEC).

Construction on the 18,000-square-metre (sqm) CEC, which features 10,000sqm of dedicated convention space spread across its top two floors and a 1,650 sqm ground...

Experience creation tops list of ‘must have’ for events in A...

Experience creation is the top priority for event planners in Asia Pacific, according to IACC’s inaugural APAC edition of its Meeting Room of the Future report.

The report revealed that 66 per cent of the region’s meeting planners claim delegates now seek more engagement, personalisation and interactive technologies at business event...

Are you utilising social media properly for your event?

A new report by Aventri and Little Bird Told Media is aiming to provide insight into how the events industry makes use of social media.

Among the key findings was the fact that 96% of survey respondents said they used social media for marketing, but only 38% said they used it for crisis management. 87% used it for customer engagement...

SWIFT CSR moves at ICC Sydney

International Convention Centre (ICC Sydney) has revealed the impact of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme executed at Sibos, the world’s premier financial services event.

The show, which took place in October at the venue, exceeded ambitious sustainability targets.

In a record result for an event of i...


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