This is the norm for New Zealand business events: a sense of place and authenticity that “entices people to do things beyond the conferences they are here for,” explains Tourism New Zealand’s Director of Trade and Major Events, Rene de Monchy.
Of course, San Diego is known for hosting Comic-Con International, the annual comic convention that brings about 10,000 attendees to the city each year.
It’s officially that time of year again when meeting planners and other meetings industry professionals will gather in Las Vegas for IMEX America.
If you are looking for new ways to integrate the principles of responsible meetings into your event, these three sustainability conferences could be a good place to start.
La Cita de las Americas, a "hybrid tourism fair,” is coming to St. Petersburg, Fla., for its first time ever from Aug. 29 to 31.
Close to 150 association planners from 32 countries gathered in Fukuoka, Japan, this past month for the International Congress and Convention (ICCA) Association's Association Meetings Program (AMP).
It's that time again. In a couple of months we will all be holding hands and singing around IMEX America's campfire sessions.
Keynote speakers at the Global Business Travel Association Convention, including former General David Petraeus, Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC and Expedia Barry Diller and Delta Airlines CEO Ed Bastian, all touched on current political uncertainties.
Last month, the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) held its 24th Annual Education Invitational conference in Maui, Hawaii, and wowed over 200 incentive planners.
The theme of this year's Meeting Professionals International WEC was, "Stop planning meetings, start designing experiences."
"A name badge with Microsoft on it screams kidnapping in cerrtain parts of the world."
“As the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, IMEX in Frankfurt is the perfect place for us to meet thousands of influential event and meetings buyers face-to-face."
Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) showcases the positive impact that meetings, conferences, conventions and incentive travel have on local economies.
The fall of the iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino, the first high-rise and one of the only remaining casinos from the city’s infamous mob days, marks the steady rise of Las Vegas as a formidable meetings destination.
The meetings industry's major convention, IMEX 2016 attracted 3,250 exhibiting companies and 3,216 hosted buyers from 60 countries.
The Meet Well attendees referred to practicing "sneaky wellness," in other words, finding ways to sneak in healthy elements regardless.
More than 50 properties strutted their stuff recently at AMResorts' first trade show.
"Imagine being able to take this information right into the Mayor's office and say, 'Here's what trade shows bring us in addition to tax dollars."
Since launching over a decade ago, Sustainable Brands’ value-based approach to commerce has been embraced by over a million business leaders worldwide.
Join the UF Tourism Summit at Disney and be part of an event meant to transform, disrupt and bring discovery as we plunge into a new age of tourism.
The island nation is buzzing with excitement about hosting the 2017 America's Cup next May.
Atlantis Paradise Island is in the news for a couple of reasons as of late.
"Wellness tourism is a $494 billion industry, and the latest trends survey from the IRF showed that more than 50% of planners are increasing the inclusion of wellness/well-being activities in their meetings and incentive travel programs. That's why we created Meet Well."
Held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center at the Venetian in Las Vegas last week, IMEX 2016 shattered new records.
The Convention Industry Council organized the first-ever Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) on April 14, 2016, in conjunction with Meetings Mean Business.