How Austria’s Innovative ‘Fifteen Seconds Festival’ Challenges the Status Quo

PCMA Convene

First impressions can be everything, hence the name of the event, which is held every year in Graz, Austria. Also In This Issue Event Design Features Austria Austria meetings Fifteen Second Festival

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Marketplace Austria 2015 - B2B Networking by b2match


Delicatessen & Speed Networking The Marketplace Austria is an international cooperation forum for food producers, retailers and wholesalers. For the 4th time the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber offered buyer-seller matchmaking sessions at the Marketplace Austria. This lively event is held each year at the headquarters of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber in Vienna. With about 300 participants the 10th anniversary of this event was again a huge success.

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Electric Scooters Gain Traction

Smart Meetings

They later expanded to countries such as Austria, Belgium, France, Israel, Mexico and Switzerland. The emergence of e-scooters on street corners all over the country makes it easy for attendees to explore many cities with the tap of a smartphone linked to an active bank card.

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The Secret Formula Of Successful Hybrid Meetings [Case Study]


This is a case study sponsored by Austria Center Vienna. This case study looks at how Austria Center Vienna helped organizers at UEG Week set up a unique hybrid conference with the aim of advancing the […]. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies.

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Austrian Supreme Court rules against Viagogo, forcing transparency on ticketing platforms

Event Industry News

Austria’s Supreme Court (OGH) has ordered Viagogo to better inform its buyers about the identity of ticket sellers and the type of ticket being sold by a seller before a purchase is made.

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Scotland aims to boost European events business with 500 meetings in one day

Event Industry News

Matching 24 of Scotland’s large and small suppliers of event services with the same number of event planners from the UK, France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria, “Meet in Scotland” will feature nearly […].

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Podcast: Linking the physical and digital worlds to improve event safety and security

Event Industry News

Joining the podcast live from a world congress event in Vienna, Austria, John analysed the methods being used to link event technology with security and safety.

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b2match at The Software Days 2015 / Celtic-Plus Event


The Future of Digital Business From April 27th to the 28th, B2B Software Days and The Celtic Plus Event were both held in Vienna, Austria at the Austrian Chamber of Commerce headquarters.

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Association of Association Executives unveils new Association Success Story Programme in Vienna

Event Industry News

The Association of Association Executives (AAE) has announced the launch of its year-round Association Success Story Programme at the Associations World Congress in Vienna, Austria.

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Event Industry News

With a head office in The Netherlands and divisions in the UK, Belgium, Germany, France, Poland and Austria, Neptunus has a proven track record in the design, manufacture and delivery of all types of temporary buildings. […].

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Coronavirus: Coachella cancelled amid ‘growing indications’ of COVID surge in autumn

Event Industry News

Snowbombing, the annual alpine music festival, was due to take place in the town of Mayrhofen in Austria for a week in April, but was cancelled after Austrian authorities banned all outdoor events above 500 people.

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b2match at The Software Days 2015 / Celtic-Plus Event


The Future of Digital Business From April 27th to the 28th, B2B Software Days and The Celtic Plus Event were both held in Vienna, Austria at the Austrian Chamber of Commerce headquarters. These two major ICT events were conjoined to discuss and contribute to “The Future of Digital Business”.

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EventsAIR wins Gold Stevie Award in 2019 International Business Awards

Event Industry News

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned”, the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the ANDAZ Hotel am Belvedere, Vienna, Austria on 19 th October.

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How Venues Can Encourage Healthy Habits

PCMA Convene

Messe Wien Exhibitions & Congress Center in Vienna is Austria’s first “Healthy Venue.” Following guidelines from the World Obesity Federation , the Vienna centre earned the title of Austria’s first “Healthy Venue” — one of just four such venues in Europe.

4 Ways to Promote Attendee Wellness Onsite

PCMA Convene

Big enough that it’s led not just to expos and conferences, but to high-level forums, including the invitation-only Global Wellness Summit, being held this month in the Alpine ski-resort town of Kitzbühel, Austria. “It’s Everything in Austria is about farm to table.

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eCommerce Events 2019: 5 Top Options to Boost Business

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

And finally, next door, to Austria. Location : Vienna, Austria. Even glancing at them, the numbers associated with the ecommerce industry are truly astounding. eCommerce sales are expected to account for 13.7% of global retail sales this year.

CWT Meetings & Events research: London to remain top EMEA destination for corporate meetings and events in 2019

Event Industry News

Vienna, Austria (-/-). The 2019 ranking shows four new entries: Vienna in Austria (6), Stockholm in Sweden (7), and Germany’s Hamburg (5) and Frankfurt (-/7), returning to the top ten ranking after dropping out in 2018. CWT Meetings & Events, a division of global travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), today unveiled its predictions for the top ten cities in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in M&E.

New Study: Almost Two-Thirds of Professional Event Speakers Are Male


Those 19 countries included: Turkey, Czech Republic, South Korea, Philippines, Cote D’Ivoire, Macau, Norway, Malta, Qatar, Indonesia, Poland, Bahamas, Austria, Malaysia, Finland, Uruguay, Peru and Slovakia.

Europe Faces Record-Breaking Heatwave


Geneva could reach temperatures of 98 degrees on Wednesday and Thursday, while national records for the hottest June are set to be broken in Germany, Austria and France. Photo by Pedro Kümmel on Unsplash. As we officially welcome summer, things are really heating up—especially in Europe.

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My New Favorite App: Monzo

PCMA Convene

So far this year, I have traveled to Austin (for PCMA’s Convening Leaders), Turkey, Singapore, Indonesia, Ireland, Austria, and Germany. My favorite app at the moment is Monzo. Available in the U.K.,

Making A Positive Impact On A Destination.


The Ritz-Carlton launches Impact Experiences Program, a Community Footprints program offering conference and group guests the opportunity to participate in socially responsible activities that make a positive impact on the destination while fostering collaboration and a great sense of accomplishment.

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NH Hotel Group Launches New Instant Booking Tool for Meetings and Events


More than 200 meeting rooms are already available in 55 hotels — including venues in Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Slovakia, Switzerland and Poland — with many more to come soon. Join the revolution with NH Hotel Group’s new meetings and events instant booking tool!

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11 Events for Software Engineers in 2020

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Settled in the beautiful region of Linz, Austria, developers can enjoy all they’ll learn and the company of everyone they’ll meet in a European Capital of Culture. Location : Linz, Austria. 2020 is just around the corner.

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9 Quality Events for Developers in 2020

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Settled in the beautiful region of Linz, Austria, developers can enjoy all they’ll learn and the company of everyone they’ll meet in a European Capital of Culture. Location : Linz, Austria. 2019 and the twenty-tens are both coming to a rapid close.

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How Multi-Cultural Design Thinking Leads to Better Events

PCMA Convene

Is a millennial in Japan the same as a millennial in Austria?” Mathias Posch. What defines culture? And how does culture impact meetings? These were a few of the topics during “Multi-Cultural Design Thinking: Custom Touches for Remarkable Events” at Convening Leaders 2018.

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8 Health and Wellness Predictions for 2017


trillion global wellness economy during the international gathering, held in October in Kitzbuhel, Austria. For example, the first completely silent spa, with stunning church-inspired architecture, opened in Therme Laa–Hotel & Silent Spa in Laa an der Thaya, Austria.

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4 Progressive Design Events to Get to Before 2019 Ends

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Location : Salzburg, Austria. There are so many reasons to attend events in your industry. From networking, to getting face time with experts who’ll be presenting, to broadening your horizons, it seems like a no-brainer to add at least one to your calendar each year.

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IMG appointed Exclusive Sales Agent for UEFA EURO 2020™ Official Hospitality

Event Industry News

IMG has a proven track record as a successful UEFA sales agent, the two organisations having worked together during UEFA EURO 2008 in Austria and Switzerland, the 2011 and 2013 UEFA Champions League finals in the UK; and UEFA EURO 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. IMG, a global leader in sports, events, media and fashion, has been appointed as the exclusive sales agent for UEFA EURO 2020 Official Hospitality in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland.

Meeting Professionals International Announces 2017 Boards


Vice Chair of Finance: Gerrit Jessen, CMP, CMM, regional managing director Germany, Austria and Czech Republic, MCI Deutschland GmbH, Berlin, Germany. MPI has announced the newly elected Board of Directors for the organization and the MPI Foundation Global Board of Trustees.

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How to Score on Amazon Prime Day


Mexico, India, Spain, Japan, Italy, China, Germany, Singapore, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Australia and Luxembourg. Mark your calendar! Amazon’s biggest sale of the summer is just a couple of months away.

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AC Forum Spreads Its Wings

PCMA Convene

The Austria Center Vienna (pictured) hosted part of the 20th anniversary edition of the Associations Conference Forum’s congress in January 2019. Austria Center Vienna photo).

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2019 Blockchain Events: The #1 Guide To Blockchain Conferences


Vienna, Austria. The Blockchain Summit Austria will be a comprehensive two-day conference focusing on real-life applications of blockchain in finance, government, insurance, healthcare, energy, supply chain as well as mobility.

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9 Memorable Quotes From Convening Leaders, Day 2

PCMA Convene

Is a Millennial in Japan the same as a Millennial in Austria? Tuesday’s Convening Leaders Main Stage speaker, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, discussed “New Rules of Engagement for Leaders in the Shifting Geopolitical Landscape.” ” Photo by Jacob Slaton.

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Lessons from Romanias Famous Theatrical Street Festival

Canadian Special Events

Austria, Spain, UK, Germany and Italy were among the countries participating in B-FIT in the Street!

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TOP 25 best marketing conferences in Europe to attend in 2019


Where: Kitzbühel, Austria. Spend three days in beautiful winter scenery in Austria during which you’ll be able to meet the email marketing specialist. 2019 is here with its event calendar full of the best marketing conferences waiting for you to attend them.

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From beehives & beer to football & fruit – Hamburg Convention Bureau shares city’s planet-friendly practices

Event Industry News

The water is proudly served at venues across Hamburg and there is now a network of more than 15,000 volunteer supporters across German cities, Switzerland, Austria and as well as in African countries such as Uganda, Ethiopia and South Africa.

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18 Thought-Provoking Quotes From Convening Leaders 2018

PCMA Convene

Is a Millennial in Japan the same as a Millennial in Austria? PCMA Convening Leaders 2018 Keynote Speaker Neri Oxman, professor at the MIT Media Lab. Photo Credit Jacob Slaton.

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities to Host a Meeting


Vienna, Austria. Get your passport ready! Conde Nast Traveler has released a list of the 50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World, many of which would make great meeting destinations. The list highlights cities rich in history, architecture and natural beauty.

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Delivering Excellent Guest Experiences


Accommodations from the top 10 most awarded countries account for 56 percent of that total: Italy (53,005), the United States (24,761), France (23,003), Germany (18,221), Spain (18,037), the UK (16,514), Austria (12,659), Greece (12,439), Croatia (12,219) and Poland (10,399).

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CO-BRANDS: Cooperation Speed-dating for Brands and Media


"CO-BRANDS is a national event, partially participants come from Austria and Switzerland. At the eighth CO-BRANDS event on April 28, 2016, over 68 marketing decision makers from 64 companies met for cooperation speed-dating.

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