How the biggest UK and global associations are using meetings and events to develop their organisations, covering conferences, training and membership.
London's Royal College of Physicians (RCP) will host the International World Marrow Donor Association's Donor Registry Conference, which will take place from the 14-17 May.
The ICC Birmingham has secured a three-year contract with the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) following a successful bid against three other UK venues.
Canada's meetings industry is worth £15bn, according to a new report from Meetings Professional International (MPI).
The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) attracted a record-breaking number of delegates at Excel London at the weekend.
This week saw the C&IT Association Forum take place at Grange City Hotel in London as well as the launch of a Tower Bridge sixties themed exhibition and Under The Bridge's annual 'I Heart Parties' event.
SwissTech Convention Center, which claims to be the world's largest automated convention centre, has opened in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Interest in conference ambassador programmes has increased by 67% with some destinations recording upwards of £10m of economic benefit as a result.
More than 70 association event planners attended C&IT's two-day Association Forum at The Grange City hotel in London this month.
What's the best tactic when pursuing growth abroad?
Half of event planners still fear that hybrid events will 'cannibalise' or 'eat away' at their physical attendance figures, according to meetings expert Gerrit Heijkoop at C&IT's Association Forum yesterday (1 April).
Engaging prospective members can be difficult, particularly as some of the benefits of joining an association are intangible.
The Alzheimer's Disease International overcame political unrest in November to stage its first conference in the region
Engaging delegates, exhibitors and sponsors with Amy Ledoux of the American Society of Association Executives.
An organ transplant society highlights its cause with a sporting contest for patients alongside its annual conference.
Brian Smith discusses the association's events, revenue-generating services and his favourite conference venues
Top tips on funding 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
Janet Cooper, director of convention operations at the RSNA, takes Alison Ledger behind the scenes of the largest medical meeting in the world.
When the European Registrars Conference came to Edinburgh, it used Twitter for the first time - and with spectacular results.
Using current members as ambassadors and encouraging sponsors to help with promotion can raise your appeal to prospects.