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MCI UK turnover leaps 31%

MCI UK turnover leaps 31%

MCI UK has reported turnover of £19.6m for 2013, a 31% jump year-on-year.

Kuala Lumpur to host 2018 Worldchefs Congress

Kuala Lumpur to host 2018 Worldchefs Congress

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre has won a competitive bid to host the Worldchefs Congress in 2018.

In Pictures: NATO Summit

In Pictures: NATO Summit

The 26th NATO Summit took place last week (4-5 September) at Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales, bringing together the largest gathering of international leaders Great Britain has ever seen.

ICC Birmingham to host Conservative Party Conference

ICC Birmingham to host Conservative Party Conference

The Birmingham International Convention Centre (ICC) will host the Conservative Party Conference from 28 September-1 October.

Week In Pictures: Team Spirit & Marriott summer party; ISES Connects Manchester; #SCIB50

Week In Pictures: Team Spirit & Marriott summer party; ISES Connects Manchester; #SCIB50

This week Team Spirit hosted a summer party for Marriott; ISES Connects Manchester event took place at the new Halle St Peters; and Switzerland Convention & Incentive Bureau celebrated its 50th birthday.

Is pharmaceutical procurement killing event agencies?

Is pharmaceutical procurement killing event agencies?

Following the closure of healthcare specialist W&O this week, questions about pharmaceutical procurement strategies were raised during a panel debate at the HBAA Forum 2014 this week.

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HBAA Forum opens in Birmingham

HBAA Forum opens in Birmingham

The HBAA annual forum has kicked off today (4 September) at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel with a record-breaking number of delegates.

SECC to host world's largest radiology conference

SECC to host world's largest radiology conference

Glasgow's Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) will host the world's largest interventional radiology conference on 13-17 September.

ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter launches 'big data' tool

ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter launches 'big data' tool

The ICCA UK & Ireland Chapter is to launch a new 'big data' tool to help its members research association events.

Worldspan delivers AMEE congress in Milan

Worldspan delivers AMEE congress in Milan

Worldspan provided PCO services for the Association of Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) congress 2014, which took place last week in Milan for 3,550 delegates.

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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?

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

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.

How to ... attract non-members

How to ... attract non-members

Using current members as ambassadors and encouraging sponsors to help with promotion can raise your appeal to prospects.

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.

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