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  • Industry Optimistic About 2023

      After two years of remote and hybrid arrangements, most event professionals are optimistic and expect in-person events and budgets to increase in 2023, according to the 12th annual Global Meetings & Events Forecast, produced by American Express Meetings & Events. The 2023 Global Meetings & Events Forecast is based on a survey of 580 meeting and event (M&E) professionals across the value chain in 23 countries, as well as interviews with industry leaders. Key findings from the report include: 77 per cent…

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  • Meetings Industry Optimistic About Recovery

      Meeting and event professionals say they are feeling more optimistic and well-equipped to plan high-quality meetings and events and adapt to any ongoing uncertainties, according to the 2022 Global Meetings and Events Forecast. The 11th annual report, produced by American Express Meetings & Events, a division of American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), found that two-thirds (67 per cent) of respondents believe in-person meeting levels will return to their pre-pandemic numbers within one to two years. In-person meetings and events…

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  • Amex Meetings & Events launches platform for sourcing small meetings

    Press Release American Express Meetings & Events (M&E), a division of American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), today announced the launch of Meetings Express. The platform provides users with a single global interface for sourcing small, simple and recurring meetings. To provide the most relevant local content, Meetings Express is supported by carefully selected third-party technology providers in different regions. Users can work with these providers: Groupize in North America; MeetingsBooker.com in the United Kingdom and Nordics; Bizmeeting in France;…

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  • American Express Meetings & Events announces enhanced security strategy for events in China

    Press Release American Express Meetings & Events has launched an enhanced solution designed to help protect meetings organisers against risks relating to operating meetings and events in China. The new solution is designed to maximise controls throughout the end-to-end meetings process. It will help mitigate key risks associated with traditional meetings activity in China such as bribery, fraudulent activities and receipts, and third-party money funnelling. Major fines and other penalties accrued by multinational organisations conducting meetings and events in China…

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  • Meetings industry forecast: Hot topics and trends for Canadian meetings in 2018

    By Yma Sherry A few weeks back, American Express Meetings & Events released the highly anticipated 2018 Global Meetings & Events Forecast. Now in its seventh edition, the Forecast aims to help meeting professionals and executives strategically direct and make effective use of their meeting investment to demonstrate the value of managed corporate meetings programs. Looking ahead to 2018, the meetings and events industry is thriving. We’re seeing steady and increasing investment driven by increased competition for global market share,…

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