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Brisbane in double association event win

Brisbane in double association event win

Two key Australian associations will stage national conferences in Brisbane next year.

Lausanne to host evolutionary biology congress

Lausanne to host evolutionary biology congress

The University of Lausanne, Switzerland, has been chosen to stage the 15th European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) congress next month.

Meetings Show reports hosted buyer increase despite tube strike

Meetings Show reports hosted buyer increase despite tube strike

The Meetings Show 2015 attracted 824 hosted buyers, a rise of 19% on the previous year's show, despite the 'challenge of industrial action'.

In Pictures: HBAA Forum 2015

In Pictures: HBAA Forum 2015

More than 300 delegates attended the HBAA annual forum this week (20-21 July) at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

London City Selection appoints new board

London City Selection appoints new board

Venue group London City Selection (LCS) has announced its new board, with the Barbican Centre's Oliver Hargreaves named as chair.

HBAA Forum 2015 kicks off in Birmingham

HBAA Forum 2015 kicks off in Birmingham

The HBAA annual forum has kicked off today (20 July) at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel with more than 300 delegates expected to attend.

Case Study: HQIP picks Nottingham for annual conference

Case Study: HQIP picks Nottingham for annual conference

The Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) held its annual conference for 350 delegates at the EMCC Nottingham last year.

MPI reveals board of directors for 2015/16

MPI reveals board of directors for 2015/16

MPI UK & Ireland has announced its new board of directors for 2015/16, with American Express Meetings & Events' Richard Parker assuming the role of president.

Booksellers Association conference to return to Warwick University

Booksellers Association conference to return to Warwick University

The Booksellers Association (BA) annual conference will take place at Warwick University this autumn, from 21-22 September.

IAPCO survey shows association meetings up 44%

IAPCO survey shows association meetings up 44%

The number of international association meetings has risen 44.4% since 2010, according to the latest survey of the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO).

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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.


Lisbon

Destination Guide: Lisbon

In-depth guide to Portugal's capital and one of Europe's most intruiging cities.

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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