How the biggest UK and global associations are using meetings and events to develop their organisations, covering conferences, training and membership.
Southport Conferences has won a number of new events, estimated to be worth £3m to the local economy.
The International Special Events Society (ISES) UK Chapter has appointed two new board members, Terence Corness and Robert Dunsmore.
CEO of Eventia-ICVA, Marco Forgione, has called on the Government for 'strict new rules' on 90-day payment terms to help SMEs.
Florence's convention bureau won 17 international conferences in 2013 for the next four years.
Legoland Windsor will close this weekend after threats from far right organisations led to the cancellation of a Muslim Research and Development Foundation (MRDF) event.
PCO Contendam, formerly Congrex UK, has secured three medical conference wins for 2014.
The Liberal Democrat Party will host its 2014 Spring Conference this week, taking place from 7-9 March at the York Barbican Centre.
Ashfield Meetings & Events, formerly Universal World Events, has been appointed by healthcare company Chiesi UK, following a three-way pitch.
The European Association of Urology's Peter Hazenberg will discuss hybrid events at C&IT's Association Event Planner forum in London.
The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect's (ISPCAN) biennial congress will take place at the University of Calgary in August 2016.
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
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