SEC World Comi ConSeptember 5, 2022Beam me up Scotland! Science fiction heads to GlasgowGlasgow has won the right to host the 2024 World Science Fiction Convention – the third time the city has been selected to stage the prestigious event.Sydney Harbour Opera House and BridgeSeptember 2, 2022Budgets creeping back as associations return to the skiesConcerted efforts to promote Australia as a place to hold international conferences - even while its borders remained closed because of Covid-19 - appear to be paying dividendsDubai secures 99 events in H1 2022August 25, 2022Cross-sector collaboration helped Dubai secure 99 events in early 2022A mix of medical conferences, technology meetings and awards ceremonies will head to Dubai following the destination’s successful bid wins.Extensive education programme at heart of cardiology congressAugust 24, 2022Extensive education programme at heart of cardiology congressResearchers and cardiovascular professionals from 161 countries will meet in Barcelona to discuss more than 400 heart-related conditions.Sheila Alexander-Reid, Philly CVB Diversity Executive DirectorAugust 16, 2022Philadelphia CVB appoints diversity tsar to make meetings more inclusiveThe Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) has taken steps to make the city a more welcoming and inclusive placeWellington NZAugust 10, 2022Wellington puts faith in conference advocates to win international meetingsWellington, New Zealand has launched its Advocate Network, a pool of local thought leaders that aim to help expand its business events bids.Covid changed the criteriaAugust 9, 2022Where to meet?How Covid changed the criteriaBoston HarbourAugust 4, 2022ICCA Rankings: USA ‘best performer’ in year of disruptionThe USA performed better than any other country when it came to hosting international association meetings last year, according to the ICCA Rankings 2021.TCEB Unicity conferneceJuly 25, 2022Thailand’s ‘dream destination’ reputation helps secure Unicity conferenceThe nutritional supplement company, Unicity has selected Bangkok, Thailand as the destination for its 2022 conference.Nienke van der Malen, Deep Dive podcastJuly 25, 2022The tender process can still be politicalConferli CEO Nienke van der Malen explains why associations are being more proactive when tendering for conference destinations...Show More