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Nick de Bois confirmed as speaker for ABPCO AGM

Nick de Bois confirmed as speaker for ABPCO AGM

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) has announced Nick de Bois MP and Guy Browning as keynote speakers for its AGM.

Liverpool launches events ambassador programme

Liverpool launches events ambassador programme

The Liverpool Convention Bureau and ACC Liverpool have launched 'Club Liverpool', an event ambassador programme which aims to attract conferences to the city.

ICSC's RECon to stay in Las Vegas

ICSC's RECon to stay in Las Vegas

The International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) has announced that its annual trade show RECon will stay in Las Vegas for two more years at least.

Shortlist announced for Association Excellence Awards

Shortlist announced for Association Excellence Awards

The Global Conference Network has announced its shortlist for the Association Excellence Awards 2015.

Douglas Anderson announced as new GBTA Foundation chair

Douglas Anderson announced as new GBTA Foundation chair

President and CEO of Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) Douglas Anderson will lead the 2015 Board of Trustees for the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA).

ABPCO membership fees tax-deductable

ABPCO membership fees tax-deductable

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) has been awarded HMRC status which approves membership fees as tax-deductible when joining the association.

Melbourne's MCEC posts record year for association events

Melbourne's MCEC posts record year for association events

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) has hosted six of the world's largest health conferences within the last 12 months.

MacPhie re-elected as ICCA UK & Ireland chair

MacPhie re-elected as ICCA UK & Ireland chair

Kerrin MacPhie has been re-elected to chair the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) UK and Ireland Chapter until 2016.

Worldspan Group secures three-year association contract

Worldspan Group secures three-year association contract

Worldspan Group has secured a three-year contract to deliver events for the International Cotton Association (ICA).

University of Manchester to host Graphene Week 2015

University of Manchester to host Graphene Week 2015

The University of Manchester will host some of the world's leading companies next year for a four-day conference that it is estimated will provide a £1 million boost to the local economy.

Good Practice

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.


Destination Guide - Oman

Destination Guide: Oman

Stunning scenery, hospitality, hotels and an authentic Arabian experience.

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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