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ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter appoints Conference Partners

ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter appoints Conference Partners

Conference Partners has been appointed by the UK and Ireland Chapter of ICCA, the International Congress and Convention Association, to act as secretariat.

Association event planners: Join us for C&IT's 2015 Association Forum

Association event planners: Join us for C&IT's 2015 Association Forum

Register for this year's C&IT 2015 Association Forum and enjoy two days of education and networking at London's prestigious Hurlingham Club.

Meetings Industry Association reports 9% rise in income

Meetings Industry Association reports 9% rise in income

The Meetings Industry Association (MIA) has reported a rise in income and members for the year ending 31 August 2014.

Berlin welcomes record 11m convention participants in 2014

Berlin welcomes record 11m convention participants in 2014

Berlin 'can hardly keep up' after 11m participants attended 131,000 events in 2014, according to the visitBerlin Berlin Convention Office.

EVCOM partners with euromic

EVCOM partners with euromic

EVCOM has gained 40 new affiliate members through a formal partnership with events and destination management association euromic.

IBTM Arabia kicks off today

IBTM Arabia kicks off today

IBTM Arabia 2015 kicks off today (10 February) in Abu Dhabi, with industry professionals travelling from around the world for the hosted buyer exhibition.

SITE Executive Summit 2015 kicks off in Dubai

SITE Executive Summit 2015 kicks off in Dubai

The SITE Executive Summit has opened at the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai today (9 February).

IEM launches sponsorship programme to support development

IEM launches sponsorship programme to support development

The newly created Institute of Event Management (IEM) has launched a sponsorship programme in a bid to raise £150,000 for its first year of development.

New speakers confirmed for C&IT's Association Forum

New speakers confirmed for C&IT's Association Forum

Six new speakers have joined the line-up for C&IT's 2015 Association Forum this spring.

ICE Krakow Congress Centre

ICE Krakow Congress Centre

C&IT's Venue of the Week is Poland's ICE Krakow Congress Centre, which is hosting MPI's European Meetings & Events Conference (EMEC) this week (1-3 February).

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Big Debate: International expansion - compete or collaborate?

Big Debate: International expansion - compete or collaborate?

What's the best tactic when pursuing growth abroad?

Membership: How to ... attract non-members

Membership: How to ... attract non-members

Engaging prospective members can be difficult, particularly as some of the benefits of joining an association are intangible.

Would you still consider Cairo?

Would you still consider Cairo?

The Alzheimer's Disease International overcame political unrest in November to stage its first conference in the region

How to...engage all stakeholders

How to...engage all stakeholders

Engaging delegates, exhibitors and sponsors with Amy Ledoux of the American Society of Association Executives.

Inside the transplant society's 'Olympic Games'

Inside the transplant society's 'Olympic Games'

An organ transplant society highlights its cause with a sporting contest for patients alongside its annual conference.

Q&A: Revenue generation with Brian Smith, Glass and Glazing Federation

Q&A: Revenue generation with Brian Smith, Glass and Glazing Federation

Brian Smith discusses the association's events, revenue-generating services and his favourite conference venues

How to... finance e-learning

How to... finance e-learning

Top tips on funding online learning

E-learning: British Psychological Society on its award-winning online learning

E-learning: British Psychological Society on its award-winning online learning

After winning gold at the recent E-learning awards, the British Psychological Society's Ian Jeal reveals what makes a successful online learning programme

New oncology event attracts non-members

New oncology event attracts non-members

How the European Conference of Oncology Pharmacy succeeded in its aim of attracting potential new members to its event.

Record breaker: Registrars conference embraces Twitter

Record breaker: Registrars conference embraces Twitter

When the European Registrars Conference came to Edinburgh, it used Twitter for the first time - and with spectacular results.

Venue Paris

Venue Paris

C&IT presents the best new and refurbished venues, hotels, event spaces and incentive options in the French capital.


Destination Guide - Oman

Destination Guide: Oman

Stunning scenery, hospitality, hotels and an authentic Arabian experience.

Destination Guide – Moscow

Destination Guide: Moscow

A dynamic metropolis and business centre at the crossroads of Europe and Asia.

Destination Guide – Dubai

Destination Guide: Dubai

Host of electrifying events and sport, Dubai is one big business playground.

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