Thousands attended Meetings Africa 16, a high-energy trade show held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg this past February. Exhibitors came from South Africa and 15 other countries, all under the banner, “Advancing Africa Together.” Here’s a sample of what had meeting and event planners buzzing.
The merging of traditional medicine and wellness has sparked some pretty interesting medical meetings as of late.
“I genuinely feel that this place is an inspiration and spectacular space to have your imagination stimulated."
It’s not hard to see why this Australian city, nicknamed the “Athens of the South” for its Mediterranean-like climate and laid back lifestyle, is a dream both for meetings and incentives, and one of the best cities for incentives overall.
The Miami Beach Summit will focus on the 5 factors that our readers say are having the most impact on their meetings.
"At the end of the day, it's not about the money, it's about facilitating conversation and building community."
India is firmly planted in the incentive spotlight with the Site Global Conference having just visited in October.
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Another part the digital conversation was the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington’s (RAMW) push to encourage attendees to combine their love for books and food.
Meeting in art-centric Santa Fe, N.M., might seem out of character for a group of neurotrauma scientists, but the city offered the perfect balance of right- and left-brain activities for attendees.
The American Society for Association Executives (ASAE) rolled into Detroit last month to find a city in the midst of a restoration that is worthy of its storied 314-year history of innovation.
Want to explore a meeting destination from pretty much anywhere in the world? Visit with leading hotels, cruise lines and incentive providers all in one spot? IMEX America 2015 is a safe bet for business, education and networking power.
The Dominican Republic reported its fifth consecutive year of growth in the tourism sector this year, capping off 2014 with 5.1 million visitors—450,000 being new tourists to the island.
For the 11th consecutive year, the International Congress and Convention Association has ranked Germany as Europe’s top association meeting destination.
The Annual Incentive Invitational, which started with 50 attendees 22 years ago, drew 550 people to Miami's Trump National Doral Resort this week.
Visionary Summit attendees learned not to assume anything, including that there will be heat in winter at your hotel in the middle of Morocco's Atlas Mountains.
The 245-room JW Marriott Hotel has one of the best locations in Rio de Janeiro, with rooms overlooking the crescent-shaped Copacabana Beach.
Bella Sky was recently rebranded under Marriott's AC Hotels flag.
PCMA is building Convening Leaders as a test lab where planners can experience experimental meeting design.
PCMA's Convening Leaders is a chance for Chicago to showcase its event capabilities to for large groups—and all there is to do in the winter.
"Scheduled to open later this spring, the city’s 'second coast,' as Mayor Rahm Emanuel calls it, draws visitors to the downtown riverfront."
The annual Society of Brain Mapping & Therapeutics conference illustrates how to create a social legacy for events.
220 preschoolers now have brand new running shoes as the result of a CSR program by Genband and its DMC, Dragonfly Africa, during the company's incentive trip to South Africa.
The property is a buzzing hub of meeting attendees with a flawless level of professional and gracious service.
Preparations are underway for the Dubai World Expo 2020, a six-month-long mega event expected to draw 25 million visitors.