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

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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.

EventBank Announces First Partnership in Hong Kong with Crossover International

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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

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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.

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

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The post Event Engagement: Driving Sales and Building Communities – Panel discussion in Hong Kong (Photos) appeared first on EventBank Blog - Event & Membership Management Simplified.

And the Forbes Five Star Rating Goes to…

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You can find the group’s 10 Five Star-rated hotels in New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills (California), Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, Paris, Bangkok and Manila. The Academy Awards isn’t the only star-studded event this week.

9 Nibble-Worthy Food Tours

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Grand Resort Bad Ragaz Hong Kong In celebration of its 90th anniversary, The Peninsula Hong Kong recently introduced an all-new rendition of its “Culinary Journey.”

8 Destinations that Add Special Cheer to Winter Holiday Events

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Best Event Management Conferences 2019

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7/8–7/11, Hong Kong Exhibition Center. We simply cannot miss this gathering for splendid tech brains that will be held in Hong Kong this year. 11/8, Hong Kong.

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Looking beyond the event

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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 […].

Data-Driven Marketing & Events: A Panel Discussion

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He is part of the KPMG Global Consumer & Retail Steering Group as well as being a member of the Global Technology Innovation Centre and the Cluster Leader for the Technology, Media & Telecoms Practice based in Hong Kong.

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

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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

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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

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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 […].

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

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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?

August Robotics draws line in the sand for exhibitions

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In business for two years, August Robotics (AR) operates out of Hong Kong and Germany, building high-tech B2B solutions. And the event sector’s repetitive, manual tasks are its primary focus. Launched at UFI, St Petersburg, in November 2018, Lionel is an aptly branded case in point.

Mexico City May Not Get New Airport

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

The Best Lighting Companies for Corporate Events

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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.

tappit announces cashless payments partnership with Camp Bestival and Bestival

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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.

Nexus Collections to increase sustainable offering under new ownership

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Based in Hong Kong, they are close to Nexus’ manufacturing base and able to continue adding significant value to the business through their historic knowledge and expertise. Nexus Collections, known for creating the first environmentally friendly conference bag, will be increasing its focus on sustainability under the management of new owner Howard Lawton (pictured).

Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities to Host a Meeting

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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!

PCMA Expands Business Events Programming Throughout Asia Pacific

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Hong Kong. Sessions scheduled in eight countries including Australia, China, India, Japan and Indonesia.

Corporate Event Planning: Showcase the Agenda on a Website

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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.

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

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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.

Marriott Continues Growth with Plans for 40 New Luxury Properties

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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.

Apple Maps Adds 8 Airports to iOS 11

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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.

Guam CVB: “It’s Business As Usual”

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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.

Mexico City May Not Get New Airport

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

How Event Pros Can Learn from Art Basel's Success

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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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Live Nation launches new electronic division in the UK

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Internationally, Creamfields has made its mark across the globe, with editions in Chile, Abu Dhabi, Ibiza, Malta, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Australia, Hong Kong, and multiple cities in China to name a few. Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s leading live entertainment company, has launched Electronic Nation, a new division focused on expanding offerings of all electronic genres across the UK. .

What Matters Most When Choosing a Destination?

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In Asia Pacific, Khoo added, destinations like Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan score top marks in this area. Accessibility and safety remain top priorities for event planners, but unique experiences add to a location’s appeal. By Kim Benjamin, Untangled. Nelson Khoo.

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Event Genius Pay fuels rise in RFID payments at UK festivals

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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.

FIRST appoints Jon Reid to manage all European operations

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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.

Chime launches new inter-agency LGBTQ network

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CSM will also present its ongoing work as the commercial partner for the Gay Games in Hong Kong in 2022. Chime, the global sport, entertainment and communications group, will launch a new LGBTQ network called ‘Chime Q’ on 24 th January. The network will offer everyone across the company’s 54 agencies the chance to learn from experts, share personal experiences and build connections across the diverse LGBTQ+ community within the 2,500 Chime global workforce.

How Can SEO Help Event Promotion?

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In such a brand-competitive environment, using local SEO in Hong Kong and the surrounding regions has become the key ingredient in raising awareness of business events, product launches and the like, and the only way to stay truly visible.