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Museums Association picks Birmingham for 2015

Museums Association picks Birmingham for 2015

The Museums Association Annual Conference and Exhibition will take place at the ICC Birmingham in November 2015 for around 700 delegates.

Glasgow beats Beijing and Singapore to 2020 medical conference

Glasgow beats Beijing and Singapore to 2020 medical conference

The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), Glasgow, has beaten competition from Beijing, Singapore and Cancun to host the Congress of International Academy of Pathology (IAP) in 2020.

Dubai World Trade Centre wins 10 international congresses

Dubai World Trade Centre wins 10 international congresses

The Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) is to host 28,000 delegates across 10 international congresses between 2015 and 2018, generating £45m for the local economy.

TBA retains Football Association contract

TBA retains Football Association contract

Events agency TBA has been re-appointed as The Football Association's (FA) live events agency for The FA Partners' Hospitality until 2018.

London wins major international medical conference

London wins major international medical conference

London will host the International Alzheimer's Association's annual conference for the first time in 2017.

SwissTech to host greenhouse gas conference

SwissTech to host greenhouse gas conference

The new SwissTech Convention Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland will host the 13th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies (GHGT-13) Conference in 2016.

Bournemouth to host Petplan and animal association events

Bournemouth to host Petplan and animal association events

The Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) will host the Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) annual conference and exhibition in April 2015.

Associations awarded green office grants

Associations awarded green office grants

Green Office Partnership Grants have been awarded to 12 US associations to make their HQs more environmentally friendly.

Society of Petroleum Engineers picks Aberdeen for 2016

Society of Petroleum Engineers picks Aberdeen for 2016

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is to host its Intelligent Energy (IE) conference and exhibition in Aberdeen in 2016.

Associations failing to understand PCOs and venues

Associations failing to understand PCOs and venues

Associations need to better understand the challenges faced by PCOs, venues and suppliers, according to ABPCO members.

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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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