Nantes, France, Offers ‘Fresh Approach’ for Meetings

PCMA Convene

The 2018 European Conference of Oncology Pharmacy took place at La Cité Nantes Congress Centre in France. Courtesy La Cité). In just a few years, the city of Nantes near the French Atlantic Coast has transformed itself.

Nantes, France, Offers ‘Fresh Approach’ for Meetings

PCMA Convene

The 2018 European Conference of Oncology Pharmacy took place at La Cité Nantes Congress Centre in France. Courtesy La Cité). In just a few years, the city of Nantes near the French Atlantic Coast has transformed itself.

What Does Frances McDormand’s Acceptance Speech Have to Do With Events?

PCMA Convene

After Frances McDormand’s acceptance speech at last night’s Academy Awards, host Jimmy Kimmel joked that it should itself be nominated for an award. ” #Oscars Best Actress winner Frances McDormand has every female nominee stand up in recognition [link] pic.twitter.com/ktnbG3effh. The post What Does Frances McDormand’s Acceptance Speech Have to Do With Events?

GL events UK installing France’s first triple-deck structure at Ryder Cup 18

Event Industry News

GL events UK will once again be supporting the Ryder Cup this year, with an infrastructure agreement that will see the company complete the first ever triple-deck temporary structure in France, the host country of the event this year. This year’s competition, the 42nd Ryder Cup, will take place at the Golf National in St Quentin en Yvelines, France, 25 – 30 September 18.

March 15, 2018: White House State Dinner for France Slated to Be a Conventional Affair, Record Number of Women Receive James Beard Award Nominations, Turner and CBS to Broadcast 21 March Madness Games in Virtual Reality

BizBash

WHITE HOUSE STATE DINNER FOR FRANCE SLATED TO BE A CONVENTIONAL AFFAIR: The Trump administration’s first state dinner, honoring

First Smart Meeting of 2019 Raised the Bar

Smart Meetings

January’s speaker, Kay Frances, suggested that event professionals laugh their way to a healthy life balance. Smart Meetings founder and CEO Marin Bright.

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Meeting Destinations as Seen on The Bachelorette

SmartMeetings

Sciez-Sur-Leman, France. In episode seven, Lindsay and some of the remaining dudes paid a visit to Chateau de Coudree , an ancient castle turned hotel 30 minutes outside of Geneva in Sciez-Sur-Leman, France.

Meeting Destinations as Seen on The Bachelorette

SmartMeetings

Sciez-Sur-Leman, France. In episode seven, Lindsay and some of the remaining dudes paid a visit to Chateau de Coudree, an ancient castle turned hotel 30 minutes outside of Geneva in Sciez-Sur-Leman, France.

The Planner’s Oscar-Nominee Travel Guide

SmartMeetings

Plot: Based on the true story of the evacuation of more than 300,000 Allied soldiers during World War II, the film follows life-and-death struggles on the beaches of France. Filming location: Plage de Malo-les-Bains, Dunkerque, Nord, France.

Emotional State: This New Tech Can Read Faces in a Crowd

BizBash

Developed in France, Datakalab is an A.I. facial recognition technology that analyzes attendees’ expressions and emotions during an event via

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Four Seasons Keeps Expanding Global Portfolio

SmartMeetings

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is in the midst of an ambitious global development plan that will include the opening of several new properties, after unveiling seven hotels and resorts last year.

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Swapcard Announces its Expansion to the UK market at Confex

Event Age by Swapcard

Since its inception in 2014, Swapcard has been the event and matchmaking app of choice for over 1,000 conferences, trade shows and events in France.

Sporting Federation – A Code For Sports Governance.

Lumi Global

The UK has achieved great things in a whole range of different sports in recent years, from having all four finalists in Europe’s premier football competitions, the Champions League and the Europa League, to a swathe of victories at cycling’s Tour de France, as well as in sports ranging from gymnastics to rowing to taekwondo.

Top Ten Most Unique Holiday Trees of 2016

Canadian Special Events

Glowing blue beauty in Paris, France. Upside down tree in Paris France. Vilnius, Lithuania Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis. Stunning use of wood and wires in Estonia. Glowing glass tree in Taiwan. London did it Disney style for their 2016 holiday. Pretty and Bright in Rio de Janeiro.

Room Drop Idea: Try the World

Connect Your Meetings

Clients like Marriott International, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, and Air France have partnered with subscription box company Try the World to gift meeting attendees the chance to experience the globe through taste. These boxes, which can be personalized and shipped directly to recipients or used as room drops, include seven or eight international delicacies as well as cultural recipes. . The post Room Drop Idea: Try the World appeared first on Connect Association. Feature

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 […].

Ryder Cup & GL events UK tease upcoming podcast

Event Industry News

The 42 nd Ryder Cup tournament took place at Le Golf National in France, and David and Edward talked about their involvement.

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The Best New Hotels of 2017

SmartMeetings

France. France (Paris). France (Paris). France (Paris). France (Paris). France (Paris). France (Paris). France (Provence). Four Seasons Maldives Private Island at Voavah.

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Robe gets into Summer Stadium show

Event Industry News

The Velodrome is France’s largest football ground with a capacity of over 67,000 and […].

Mojo Barriers’ Busy European Touring Summer

Event Industry News

Neptunus

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. […].

The Best of Louisville: Sites to See

Connect Your Meetings

As one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachian Mountains, Louisville was named after King Louis XVI of France, but is celebrated as the All-American home of Muhammad Ali, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Louisville Slugger baseball bats and three of Kentucky’s six Fortune 500 companies.

How Not to Be That Person Who Wastes Attendee Time

Smart Meetings

Employees in the United Kingdom, Germany and France believe that out of the 187 hours they spend on average in meetings per year, 56 percent of that time is spent unproductively. Are your meetings making the most of you guests’ valuable time? A recent study says maybe not. That’s nearly 105 wasted hours. According to a Crowne Plaza Hotel and Resorts survey of 2,000 employees, some people will go to great lengths to avoid attending unproductive meetings.

4 Reasons to Use Experiential and Interactive Marketing

Event Farm

In a recent article in Harvard Business Review , Mark Boncheck and Cara France write that in the past, “you had a relationship with a brand.

PlayPass confirms strategic acquisition of French cashless provider Yuflow

Event Industry News

David de Wever, CEO of PlayPass, explains: “Yuflow has established strong commercial and operational footprints in France and Switzerland which are key European markets in our global expansion programme. This development gives Yuflow an unparalleled advantage in our ambitions to lead the Cashless events sector in France and Switzerland as well as expanding our horizons as part of a fast-growing global player”.

Sporting events not to miss in 2018

Oveit

Starting 1910 France joined the competition and was known as The 5 Nations Championship until 1999 when Italy joined in. Germany is considered to be the main title contestant, but France and Brazil are also credited with good chances of winning the Trophy. Tour de France 07.07-29.07.

Arena helping deliver The 2018 Ryder Cup

Event Industry News

Edward Kitson, Match Director for The 2018 Ryder Cup (pictured right) said: “Taking The 2018 Ryder Cup to France for the first time, it was fantastic having trusted suppliers like Arena on board.

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Putting a Stop to Workplace Bullies

PCMA Convene

Bordeaux, France. Attendees listen at IAWBH2016. Event Details. June 5-8, 2018. Palais de la Bourse.

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GL events Group announces major new partnerships

Event Industry News

In France, it will provide a 17,350 sqm temporary exhibition centre for the Strasburg Métropole, complete with high-specification interior fit-out to include flooring, heating and air-conditioning systems as well as audio-visual equipment.

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Conference Swag Ideas – Worth it or Wasteful?

Event Planning BluePrint

Event planners from all over the world join us for this 8-week training program – we’ve had people from France, England, Australia, all across the US and Canada, India and Jamaica register. . Over the weekend I was in San Diego, California at Digital Marketer’s Traffic & Conversion Summit (T&C) – which was so well planned and organized and truly fantastic.

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2019 15 Over 50: Michael Downs, CAE, CMP

Connect Your Meetings

In 2014 in Paris, France, I was able to convince Ruby Bridges to join us and talk about her experience in school integration in New Orleans. Michael Downs, CAE, CMP, works in Indianapolis as d irector of conventions and meetings at Kiwanis International. As a 2019 15 Over 50 honoree, Downs discusses his passion for the events industry. Connect with Downs on Twitter.

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8 New Year’s Eve Drinks to Replace Champagne

Smart Meetings

In fact, Winston Churchill once said of World War II, “Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne.”. Champagne has been the drink of royalty going back to the 1800s.

Using Experiential Marketing to Rethink Branding

Event Farm

Harvard Business Review , Mark Boncheck and Cara France write that in the past, “you had a relationship with a brand. With the advent and ubiquity of social networks, search engines, and smartphones, the past decade has seen a major shift in marketing strategy.

How to Ensure Accessibility

PCMA Convene

The city of Lyon, France, meanwhile, has developed digital tools for people with disabilities, in addition to making all of its city buses 100-percent accessible. New research offers planners ideas to consider when choosing destinations and venues. . By Boardroom editors.

Arena Group supplies for D-Day 75 commemorations in Portsmouth

Event Industry News

Arena, an event solutions company, supplied 13 bespoke structures, a variety of seating solutions, fencing and barriers for the national commemorative event at Southsea Common as part of the D Day 75 commemorations in UK and France. The Queen was joined by President Trump and Theresa May yesterday (5 th June) to honour the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings that kick-started the liberation of Europe from the Nazis.

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

Event Industry News

Paris, France (2/5). While safety and security are always a priority when planning any meetings and events, it seems the terrorist attacks in the UK, Germany, Spain and France in 2016 and 2017 have not significantly dampened demand in London, Berlin, Barcelona and Paris. 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.

10+ Beautifully Designed Event Websites

Bizzabo

Air France Expo. The Air France Expo website is almost exactly what you’d expect from a French website, based on stereotypes of French style: minimalistic, chic, and sophisticated. The Air France Expo’s website is just that—poetry. Far different than the Air France Expo or #digitized's website, the Brand New Conference website immediately shows its colors boldly—literally. Often the event website is an attendees first encounter with an event.

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Ripples and Chandon partner to launch world’s first global interactive cocktail experience

Event Industry News

The installation of 25 Ripple Makers will then commence at key Chandon bars and facilities across seven countries, including the USA, Argentina, Brazil, India, Japan, France and Australia.

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What You Need to Know About New Airline Security Measures

SmartMeetings

Air France, Cathay Pacific, EgyptAir, Emirates and Lufthansa stated that they could begin instructing airline employees to question passengers during ticketing and may suspend self-checking of bags to do more thorough inspections.

How to Score on Amazon Prime Day

SmartMeetings

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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