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Vienna opens new subvention pot after ‘unprecedented demand’June 23, 2022Vienna opens new subvention pot after ‘unprecedented demand’Conference organisers have taken full advantage of a €4m funding scheme introduced to help restart Vienna’s meetings industry ICCA and BESarawak formalise legacy collaborationJune 8, 2022ICCA and BESarawak formalise legacy collaborationConvention bureau BESarawak sealed its collaboration with ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), at the IMEX trade show in Frankfurt.Australia: ‘Deeper learning' to drive recovery of in-person meetingsJune 7, 2022Australia: ‘Deeper learning' to drive recovery of in-person meetingsThe value of face-to-face meetings will underpin the recovery of Australia’s international conference sector, according to one the country’s business events leaders.cityscape view of Prague at dusk or sunrise May 23, 2022Meetings: Prague best at harnessing association talentPrague is better than any other city at engaging with locally based association leaders to bring international meetings and conventions to the city, according to a new report.Conferli reportMay 19, 2022Pandemic forces planners to work harder to attract delegatesThe ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the lasting effect it has already had on the meetings industry is forcing planners to work much harder to get delegates to their events.Elizabeth Quay Perth Aerial Day - copyright Tourism Western AustraliaMay 17, 2022Western Australia hoping extra funds will 're-energise' meetings sectorWestern Australia is continuing to invest heavily in its events industry as the state emerges form the pandemicL-R are Gerry Lennon, CEO of Visit Belfast, Jon Burton, CEO of IATEFL, Julia Corkey, CEO of ICC Belfast, Gabriel Diaz Maggioli, President of IATEFL and Joanne Taylor, Business Solutions Officer at TouMay 17, 2022English teachers back in the (conference) room after three-year absenceThe 55th annual conference of the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language is taking place at ICC Belfast, the city’s only purpose-built conference centre.GuadalajaraMay 11, 2022Guadalajara joins legacy-focused alliance of convention bureauxBestCities Global Alliance has welcomed Guadalajara, Mexico, as the 12th  partner in its international network of convention bureaux.IMEX education programme May 10, 2022Community and connection at heart of IMEX learning programme“I believe that when each of us grows then our teams and organisations grow. Organisations change person by person.”Washington DCMay 9, 2022ASSOCIATIONWORLD expands into North AmericaThe expansion of the International Association Summit events marks the first time the association community platform will host an event outside of Europe. Show More