Hong Kong Tourism Board strengthens support for MICE in response to new industry norms after pandemic

Event Industry News

Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) held an online MICE Tourism Update attended by around 740 industry partners on 25th May 2020 (Monday) to introduce a multi-pronged recovery plan for the Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions (MICE) industry. Increase Hong Kong’s MICE exposure.

The Event Planner’s Guide to Hong Kong Venues

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Known for its vibrant atmosphere, hybrid Eastern and Western culture, and “one country, two systems” government, Hong Kong is truly a unique place. Check out our planner’s guide to the best venues and places to stay in Hong Kong for meeting and event professionals.

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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.

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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.

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Connect Weekly: Trade Show in Hong Kong, Theme Park Reopenings & More

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Welcome to another edition of Aventri’s Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today’s meeting and event planners should know.

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.

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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.

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Report: World’s Top Meetings Destinations in 2018

SmartMeetings

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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And the Forbes Five Star Rating Goes to…

Smart Meetings

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.

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9 Nibble-Worthy Food Tours

Smart Meetings

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

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.

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Success Story: How WorkTech is Teaming Up with EventBank

EventBank Insights

WorkTech is the leading Platform-Driven Workspace Community originating from Hong Kong with presence of over 19 sites across Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and recently Taiwan with over 3000 members, partners, ecosystems across Asia Pacific.

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Exciting Developments for Planners at 10 Top International Cities

Smart Meetings

Hong Kong. Nicollo Hotels, a luxury brand, opened its new flagship property, The Murray, Hong Kong, in January 2018. It breathed new life into one of the city’s most iconic and historic buildings, located between the Central Business District and Hong Kong Park.

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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.

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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.

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.

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 […].

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.

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Data-Driven Marketing & Events: A Panel Discussion

EventBank Insights

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.

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.

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ESSA to whip up a storm for support for the industry during Covid-19

Event Industry News

An industry support package in line with other countries (including Australia, Denmark and Hong Kong) to protect the sector.

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YR Launches Swag Platform For Virtual Events

Event Industry News

With offices in London, LA, New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo, for the last 7 years YR has been an experiential partner for brands including Ralph Lauren, Viacom and Google, developing unique ideas to engage event attendees, leaving it perfectly positioned to deliver solutions for companies in lockdown.

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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 […].

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Online Events Grow in Wake of Coronavirus

PCMA Convene

And some canceled events, including Art Basel Hong Kong 2020 , are using digital platforms to deliver a part of the event experience. Instead of scrapping their events amid COVID-19 concerns, more organizations are moving their face-to-face programs online.

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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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Events Industry Experts Weigh in on the Coronavirus

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Mirabal is monitoring the situation in Hong Kong, where an ACAMS APAC event is planned for the end of April. A close-up view of coronavirus. Photo Credit Adobe Stock). The Events Industry Council (EIC) held a webinar on Feb.

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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 […].

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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?

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Pacific World Expands Social Programs Initiative

SmartMeetings

Founded in Hong Kong in 1980, Pacific World operates in more than 40 countries around the world. A leading global destination and event management company has decided to expand its efforts by initiating additional programs to address environmental and social development issues.

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Affordable Art Fair awards Neptunus new contract

Event Industry News

The Hampstead Heath, London event is just one of the fairs held each year in 10 cities around the world including, New York, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Hamburg, Brussels, Singapore, Milan, Stockholm and Melbourne.

August Robotics draws line in the sand for exhibitions

Event Industry News

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.

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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.

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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.

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities to Host a Meeting

SmartMeetings

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!

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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.

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Marriott Continues Growth with Plans for 40 New Luxury Properties

SmartMeetings

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.

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Apple Maps Adds 8 Airports to iOS 11

SmartMeetings

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.

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Guam CVB: “It’s Business As Usual”

SmartMeetings

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.

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Nexus Collections to increase sustainable offering under new ownership

Event Industry News

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).