August 1, 2017: Los Angeles to Host 2028 Olympics, How Venues Are Enhancing Concert Security, Roger Goodell Weighs Washington-Baltimore Super Bowl Bid


LOS ANGELES TO HOST 2028 OLYMPICS: Los Angeles has reached a deal to host the 2028 Summer Olympics. Paris

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August 14, 2017: Inside the Tech-Focused Security Measures Being Considered for 2028 Olympics, Tiki Torch Brand Denounces Use in White Nationalist Rally, How a Hollywood Cemetery Became a Popular Venue for Film Screenings



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Farnborough International Airshow extends GES partnership

Event Industry News

GES, a global full-service provider to live events, is delighted to announce a new contract to deliver key services to Farnborough International at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) through to 2028. A major event in the global aerospace and defence sector, FIA attracts VIP visitors from governments, military and commercial airlines from across the world. […]. The post Farnborough International Airshow extends GES partnership appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Reed Travel Exhibitions launches new experiential marketing conference & expo

Event Industry News

Commenting on the launch, Natalie Whittaker, event manager – Exceptional Experiences, said: “With current predictions estimating that global expenditure on the ‘experience economy’ will hit £8.2trillion by 2028*, marketers and event planners need to ensure they’re delivering live events and experiences that resonate on a personal and emotional level with potential and existing customers. “We

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Los Angeles Sports Venues Deliver Immersive Experiences

Smart Meetings

There’s never been a more perfect time to leverage our sports venues for private events, as we have an unprecedented lineup of mega-events headed here in the next decade, creating a long-lasting buzz for their venues: 2020 MLB All-Star Game, 2022 Super Bowl, 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship, 2026 FIFA World Cup and 2028 World Olympics.

Los Angeles is the New Sports Capital of the World

Smart Meetings

The city was recently selected as a candidate host city for the 2026 FIFA World Cup and the official host of the Summer Olympics in 2028. Ahead of the 2028 Olympics, many of the other venues are also undergoing major renovations—such as the STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Over Los Angeles Sunday, April 29, 2018. Photo by Jon SooHoo.

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Best of IMEX Day 1


From Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board ‘s update on the improvements in the works to prepare for the arrival of the Olympic teams in 2028 and how that will benefit planners to Scotland’s announcement of the hashtag #IdeasBecomeLegend to promote the blend of history and innovation in the entire country. Couldn’t make it to Vegas for the biggest event industry show of the year ? We have your highlights from the first official day of IMEX America right here.

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Guest Blog: The 7 MICE hotspots of tomorrow revealed

Event Industry News

each year to 2028. As we look forward to IBTM Arabia , held in the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi this month (25 th – 27 th March), here’s a roundup of the latest activities and developments from seven of the leading destinations and most promising hotspots of tomorrow from the MENA region and beyond. By Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director – Middle East, Arabian Travel Market & IBTM Arabia.

Bathroom Ban to Cost North Carolina $3.76 in Lost Business


billion by the end of 2028. In North Carolina, the economic impact of the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act , also known as HB2, continues to mount. A newly released Associated Press analysis estimates that business losses resulting from the law will exceed $3.76 billion over 12 years. By the end of this year, lost business will total $525 million. Because the lost funds represent economic activity relocated elsewhere, they cannot be recovered.

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LA vs. Paris: Which Olympic City Wins for Meetings?


The International Olympic Committee made a historical announcement on July 11 in Lausanne, Switzerland, with the unanimous decision to award the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games simultaneously to Los Angeles and Paris , which each made strong pitches during the bidding process.

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Event-Tech at the Winter Olympic Games 2018: Part-1

Hubilo Blog

Alibaba Group, an official partner of the official games that have signed on for the event up till 2028 is especially focused on optimizing this ticketing process beginning in South Korea. A country known to be a technology hub, the home of revolutionary tech-giants such as Samsung , Hyundai and LG Electronics , South Korea is playing host to one of the most tech-forward events recorded in history, the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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The 10 Best Event Management Presentations for Planners & Marketers

Social Tables

Meetings in 2028: Predictions for the Future Meetings in 2028: Predictions for the Future from Social Tables Our very own Dan Berger loves looking to the future of the events. Think about how the meetings & events industry has evolved in just the past ten years. Could you have navigated it all without conferences, blog posts, presentations, surveys, or your peers? We know we couldn’t have!

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Bidding Wars

PCMA Convene

We had a great citywide here last year, in the fall of 2015, and our next opportunity to bring them back to Denver is 2028.”. Just how competitive is it for DMOs that are bidding on meetings and conventions in 2016? Our May cover story was all about how Minneapolis and Montreal competed to win the Apimondia citywide meeting. Here’s what some other destinations are doing. “I

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How Meetings Benefit from Sporting Events


These ambitious goals contributed to the City of Angels winning the bid to host the 2028 Summer Olympic Games and Paralympics. Are you ready for some…meetings? From football to baseball to figure skating and more, college, professional and amateur sports bring in a lot of dough and tourism to popular meeting destinations.

Progress Report: Global Convention Center Outlook

Smart Meetings

Remember, Los Angeles is hosting the Summer Olympic Games in 2028. Jacksonville Convention Center. Proposals have been approved and dreams have been shattered on the convention center circuit. Some cities have celebrated ground breakings, topping outs and ribbon cuttings. Others are going to have to wait a bit longer for the shovel to turn the soil as expansion projects are put on the backburner.

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Inside the Bid Process for a Citywide Conference

PCMA Convene

We had a great citywide here last year, in the fall of 2015, and our next opportunity to bring them back to Denver is 2028.”. Illustration by Daniel Chang. Last September, when more than 9,000 beekeepers, researchers, and honey traders descended on Daejeon, South Korea, for Apimondia 2015, the 44th International Apicultural Congress, two groups of outsiders — a few dozen people in all — were among them. And they had all taken a crash course in beekeeping before they arrived.

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