Planning and design

multicultural people collageAugust 17, 2023How to manage cultural differences at your meeting(hint: acknowledge they exist!)Sam McNiell July 31, 2023IBTM World to 'show true power of events' at 2023 editionIBTM World has revealed first details of its 2023 edition, which it hopes will mark an evolution in the show’s culture creation campaign.Relay runner on start lineJuly 18, 20232026 Commonwealth Games thrown into doubt after hosts withdrawThe 2026 Commonwealth Games have been thrown into doubt after the Australian state of Victoria withdrew as host.Emma at the welcome desk SECJuly 7, 2023Glasgow to publish accessibility data to avoid ‘disappointing trips’Glasgow Convention Bureau has partnered with AccessAble and the Royal College of Nursing to launch accessibility information for disabled delegates planning on travelling to the city.Nicole Walker and Jordan WalshJuly 6, 2023Arinex combines forces with Joyn to create The Arinex GroupEvent technology platform, Joyn has acquired Arinex, the largest Australian owned business event management company.Northstar Travel Group launches The Meetings Show Asia PacificJune 27, 2023Northstar Travel Group launches The Meetings Show Asia PacificThe Meetings Show Asia Pacific, supported by Singapore Tourism Board, will take place on 17-18 April 2024 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.Is you conference child friendly?June 13, 2023Is your conference child friendly?Ellie Evans asks how far meeting organisers have come -and how far they have to go – when it comes to the conference parent trap...What's the point of your meeting? How to get your story straightMay 30, 2023What's the point of your meeting? How to get your story straightEvent strategy consultant Sasha Frieze has a seven-step plan to help you get your story straight...Planners optimistic about attendance levels, but ignoring long-term challengesMay 11, 2023Planners optimistic about attendance levels, but ignoring long-term challengesA third of meeting planners expect attendance levels at their big meetings to at least match pre-pandemic levels in 2023Sarawak Public Health conference May 4, 2023Sarawak spotlights importance of public healthSarawak has made strides in promoting public health, but the challenge of meeting three million peoples’ medical needs is ongoing for the Malaysian state.Show More