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    Innovative Solutions Needed For Recovery

      For two years, the COVID-19 pandemic created many challenges, halting the global face-to-face meetings industry, where planners spent much of their time cancelling or rescheduling meetings and negotiating penalties. Fast forward to 2022, and the recovery process is full steam ahead, where event planners are run off their feet. It feels like our industry has gone from zero to 100 in the blink of an eye. Clients are looking for innovative solutions to help with the workload, staff shortages…

    Event Operations

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    IMEX Appoints Tahira Endean Program Head

      Vancouver-based Tahira Endean has been named head of program for the IMEX Group, an appointment that comes with the remodeling of the group’s professional learning programs delivered at both its global trade shows. Endean will develop a three-year education strategy to capitalize on IMEX’s free to attend programming to meet the industry’s thirst for knowledge and continuous development while embracing a growth mindset. The IMEX education program was envisioned and developed in 2005 by Dale Hudson, knowledge and events director.…

    Breaking News

  • ICCA and BestCities team up for Incredible Impacts Programme

    ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance launched the new ICCA Incredible Impacts Programme during an ICCA Member Plenary Session on 15 May, the Monday before IMEX. The Programme celebrates the “beyond tourism” value of international association meetings. The new programme creates a powerful platform to advocate on the positive societal impact of international association meetings. Incredible Impacts Grants are awarded to associations to encourage communication of the true value of their meetings. To apply for a grant, associations must demonstrate a…

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