Event Planners on Tech: Melvin Byres, Hong Kong Rugby Union

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People in Hong Kong are crazy about Rugby, especially in spring when the Hong Kong stadium in China’s commerce capital turns into a battleground for glory. Head of Sponsorship, Events & Strategy at the Hong Kong Rugby Union: Melvin Byres.

Arena Group acquires Hong Kong based Ironmonger Marquees

Event Industry News

Global event supplier, Arena Group, has bought Hong Kong-based event production company Ironmonger Marquees, to create Arena Hong Kong, extending its Asian capabilities with a new office and hub in Northern Asia.

Event Engagement: Driving Sales and Building Communities – Panel discussion in Hong Kong (Photos)

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EventBank Announces First Partnership in Hong Kong with Crossover International

EventBank Insights

Organizations around Hong Kong will be able to streamline their processes and increase efficiency with a full-suite of the management tools that are available in both English and Cantonese. Alex Hung MH, CEO of Crossover International Company in Hong Kong delivers a speech.

EventBank Announces First Partnership in Hong Kong with Crossover International

EventBank Insights

Organizations around Hong Kong will be able to streamline their processes and increase efficiency with a full-suite of the management tools that are available in both English and Cantonese.

8 Destinations that Add Special Cheer to Winter Holiday Events

Smart Meetings

Hong Kong Hong Kong might not be the first place you think of when Christmas is mentioned, but it works long and hard to change that every year. The Langham Hong Kong, featuring 7,535 sq.

Report: World’s Top Meetings Destinations in 2018

Smart Meetings

In Asia, it’s mainland China and its island city of Hong Kong, as well as Indonesia. In Asia, China tops the list, receiving 15 percent of the requests sent, followed by Hong Kong (13 percent), Indonesia (12.5 Roofs in Pura Besakih Temple in Bali Island, Indonesia.

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Bring a Touch of Chinese New Year to Your Next Event

Smart Meetings

Some say that the crack of firecrackers wards off evil spirits, and certain cities—such as Hong Kong and Shanghai—put on explosive shows to celebrate the New Year. Chinese New Year falls on Feb. 15 this year, marking the beginning of the year of the Dog.

How China’s New Bridge Will Boost Business Events

PCMA Convene

The debut of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao (HKZM) Bridge , which opened 24 Oct. after nine years of construction, is a major bonus for business in Hong Kong. According to Dawn Page , director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board for the U.K.

Looking beyond the event

Event Industry News

Provision Events (PVE), the sponsorship activation expert, is celebrating another successful experiential activation at Happy Valley racecourse in Hong Kong that has driven footfall, engaged visitors with the […].

Giant iTab expands into Asia Pacific markets following Mobile World Congress, Shanghai

Event Industry News

The new partners will cover territories in Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia, and will be licenced to supply Giant iTab’s across the meetings and events sectors.

N200|GES drives international growth capability with two major new hires, opens offices in Asia and North America

Event Industry News

N200|GES, Europe’s leading event registration, lead capture and data intelligence business, is accelerating its global expansion plans with two senior hires and new offices in Hong Kong and Chicago.

AV Stumpfl’s Wings helps put the spectacle in Ocean Park’s Cyber Illusion Spectacular

Event Industry News

For Ocean Park, staying at the top of Hong Kong’s hotly-contested amusement park market means luring audiences with ever more thrilling attractions.

Podcast: Multi-Hub Meetings and the efficiency of video conferencing

Event Industry News

Created just two years ago, Multi-Hub Meetings has quickly developed a client portfolio that has seen the service deployed in places like Brazil, Hong Kong, South Korea and across continental […].

Mexico City May Not Get New Airport

Smart Meetings

The huge new airport was designed by innovative British architect Norman Foster , who designed Chek Lap Kok Airport in Hong Kong.

AV Stumpfl’s Wings helps put the spectacle in Ocean Park’s Cyber Illusion Spectacular

Event Industry News

For Ocean Park, staying at the top of Hong Kong’s hotly-contested amusement park market means luring audiences with ever more thrilling attractions. Running up to five times per day from mid-December 2016 to mid-February 2017 in the park’s Applause Pavilion, this holiday season’s major event was the Cyber Illusion Spectacular. Built around the visual excitement […].

A Global Team with a Global Mission: See Inside zkipster

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The zkipster team, from New York to London to Hong Kong, put together a video to share what gets us so excited every day. Even though the whole team is strategically spread around the major event capitals of the world, from New York and Hong Kong to London, the shared enthusiasm is palpable. “We’re What drives a startup?

tappit announces cashless payments partnership with Camp Bestival and Bestival

Event Industry News

Events around the world – from Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby 7s, to Cathay Pacific / HSBC Hong Kong 7s and the 2018 World Surf League – use tappit to cut queues and improve the event experience.

The Best Lighting Companies for Corporate Events

GEVME

Originating in Hong Kong in 1990, Creative Lighting Asia (CLA) is another industry leader offering advanced lighting products as well as technical and engineering support.

Mexico City May Not Get New Airport

Smart Meetings

The huge new airport was designed by innovative British architect Norman Foster , who designed Chek Lap Kok Airport in Hong Kong.

Corporate Event Planning: Showcase the Agenda on a Website

GEVME

Five participants were asked to travel from Hong Kong to Singapore, each using only one payment mode. Are you willing to spend your money and time on an event you know nothing about? Unless you’ve attended the very same meeting before, it’s hard to predict what you should expect.

Marriott Continues Growth with Plans for 40 New Luxury Properties

Smart Meetings

Photo of Solaz, from The Luxury Collection, set to open in Los Cabos Mexico in 2018. Photo credit: Marriott International . Marriott International announced plans for significant growth today, with 40 luxury properties lined up to open in 2018.

FIRST appoints Jon Reid to manage all European operations

Event Industry News

FIRST, a leading global events agency operating out of New York, Los Angeles, London, Dublin, Singapore and Hong Kong, announced today that Jon Reid has been named Regional General Manager, Europe. In his new role, Mr. Reid will have overall accountability for both FIRST and Clive brands in Europe, and he will report to Maureen Ryan Fable, CEO-Group and CEO-Americas of FIRST.

25+ Must-Attend Events for Event Professionals in 2019

Hubilo Blog

A conference for brilliant tech minds to be held in Hong Kong in the year 2019 from 8th to 11th July at Hong Kong Exhibition Center.

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Jack Morton appoints chief client officer, president of U.S. and global head of production

Event Industry News

Scott joined Jack Morton’s New York office in 2010 and has held senior positions in Sydney, Hong Kong and San Francisco, where he served as managing director of Jack Morton’s West Coast operations. Global brand experience agency Jack Morton announces three executive leadership appointments. Craig Millon (pictured) assumes the role of chief client officer. Edward Scott has been promoted to the role of president, U.S.,

Apple Maps Adds 8 Airports to iOS 11

Smart Meetings

The international airports are in Amsterdam, Berlin, Doha (Qatar), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Geneva, Hong Kong, Toronto and Vancouver. Apple has expanded its Maps app to include terminal maps of eight more U.S. airports, after introducing maps at two airports earlier this year.

Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities to Host a Meeting

Smart Meetings

Hong Kong, China. Business is conducted in English in Hong Kong, making it a popular place for Americans to go without encountering a language barrier. Get your passport ready!

Europa Showfreight’s new partner jumps on board

Event Industry News

The company employs 750 people across 14 sites in the UK plus Hong Kong and Belgium and is represented in 100 countries. Europa Showfreight, a dedicated division of innovative, independent logistics provider Europa Worldwide Group, has forged a new partnership with the leading German transport and logistics company, Cretschmar MesseCargo, to strengthen its offering in the country. Europa will now be the UK partner of Cretschmar Cargo, based in Dusseldorf, for exhibition logistics.

Tech Star: Sinead Murphy, Director of Live Events, Web Summit

Connect Your Meetings

Web Summit and its correlating events around the world (Collision in New Orleans, Rise in Hong Kong, MoneyConf in Madrid and Surge in Bangalore, India) work differently from most.

Guam CVB: “It’s Business As Usual”

Smart Meetings

Travelers can easily access the island on direct flights from Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, Hawaii and the Philippines. Tumon Bay with Two Lovers Point in the background. Photo credit: Guam Visitors Bureau.

Event Genius Pay fuels rise in RFID payments at UK festivals

Event Industry News

The Leeds-based company’s award winning Event Genius Pay service has processed nearly 4m payment transactions via 1m wristbands worldwide at events such as The Great European Carnival (Hong Kong) and Annie Mac’s Lost & Found Festival (Malta) and is in use at 20 major UK events this summer season.

2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide

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CFO Rising Summit Hong Kong 2019. Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong, China. CFO Rising Summit Hong Kong. Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong, China.

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How Event Pros Can Learn from Art Basel's Success

Event Farm

Started in the 1970s in Basel, Switzerland, Art Basel now hosts premier Modern and contemporary art fairs in Basel, Miami Beach and Hong Kong every year.

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Ideas and Energy Collide at Collision

PCMA Convene

than from, say, doing our RISE event in Hong Kong or our SURGE event in India. When we went to RISE [in Hong Kong] last year, we were really surprised — I’d say about 70 percent wanted to be at our stages at all times.

How Do You Give Back To A Destination?

PCMA Convene

Another group was assigned Hong Kong and the World Congress on Lower Back Pain. “It’s easy to take a conference to any destination, but sometimes you don’t leave a mark,” said Olivia Galun, IAPCO’s secretariat. “We We want to give something back to a destination and make it valuable.”.

100 Days and Counting

PCMA Convene

Since that first day, that journey has already traced a line to many new places for PCMA such as Mumbai, New Delhi, and Hong Kong — sites of Knowledge Exchange programs over the past month. When I opened the door to PCMA headquarters in late January, it felt very familiar.

Diageo announces global partnership with Taste Festivals

Event Industry News

Taste Festivals are attended by more than 500,000 people annually across cities such as London, Milan, Athens, Amsterdam, Dublin, London, Moscow, Rome, Sydney, Sao Paulo and Hong Kong.

9 Airports with Super-Fun Ways to Pass the Time

Smart Meetings

Experience a 4D Flick in Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) Where? Waiting in an airport is almost always a drag. Meeting and event planners know this better than anyone.

Unique Travel Apps Inspired and Designed by Celebs

Smart Meetings

Spotting, which provides users with a closely curated guide to 25 cities around the world, from Los Angeles to Paris and Detroit to Hong Kong. Editor’s note: We’re trying something new! We handpicked a few of our stories from the March issue and decided to give you a sneak peek.

Forbes Travel Guide’s 2017 Star Award Winners: Who’s new?

Smart Meetings

That is, unless you’re staying at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong or Wynn Macau. Meadowood Spa reception Courtesy of Meadowood Napa Valley. Forbes Travel Guide revealed its 2017 Star Award winners , a selection of the world’s best hotels, restaurants and spas.

IEG bolsters American operations through partnership with leading B2B trade show operator EEX

Event Industry News

Its flagship VICENZAORO system has an international presence, organising Italy’s leading jewellery trade shows, as well as events in the United States, India, Hong Kong and the UAE, where the VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show has established its position as the key springboard to the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Central Asia and India.

6 Clever Ways the Travel Industry is Making the Most of Pokemon Go

Smart Meetings

Throughout his journey, Johnson has stayed at a variety of Marriott properties, such as Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe Hotel and Renaissance Hong Kong. Poke Stop at Watertown Hotel, Seattle (Photo from MeetMeinSeattle ).

Sourabh Kothari on Event Strategists’ Most Valuable Resource

PCMA Convene

MOST INFLUENCED IN MY CAREER BY I would likely have never had the courage to leave my hometown of Hong Kong to come to New York (on a one-way airline ticket), if it weren’t for the friendship and example set by Mark Kusten at Merrill Lynch.