Illusionist shortlisted for the Event Technology Awards 2018

Event Industry News

Based in Istanbul and working on global scale, Illusionist’s works have been staged in a wide range of platforms including concert halls, museums, stadiums as well as event halls. LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/illusionist-istanbul-production-company.

Visionteractive, harnessing technology to turn event platforms into marketing channels

Event Industry News

6 wacky winter festivals from around the world

Event Industry News

Mevlana Whirling Dervishes – Konya, Turkey A 1-hour flight from Istanbul, the city of Konya is host to this mesmerising festival celebrating the life of 13th Century, Persian poet and purist, Jalaluddin Rumi.

Who’s on the shortlist for the Event Technology Awards 2018?

Event Industry News

Based in Istanbul and working on global scale, Illusionist’s works have been staged in a wide range of platforms including concert halls, museums, stadiums as well as event halls.

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Eatertainment Debuts Lamborghini Urus

Canadian Special Events

Luxury card brand Lamborghini’s “Urus” made its Canadian debut to 300 guests at the Design Exchange in Toronto earlier this year with the iconic Eatertainment Events & Catering at the helm of the creative design and execution.

Marriott Continues Growth with Plans for 40 New Luxury Properties

Smart Meetings

Renovations will also take place in its Berlin, Istanbul and Rome properties. Photo of Solaz, from The Luxury Collection, set to open in Los Cabos Mexico in 2018. Photo credit: Marriott International .

Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities to Host a Meeting

Smart Meetings

Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul has the capacity to host events for anywhere from 100 to 30,000 attendees in its seven convention centers and three exhibition halls. Get your passport ready!

Despite Restrictions, Travel to the U.S. Grows

Smart Meetings

Transportation Security Administration said Emirates had introduced more rigorous screening procedures at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as had Turkish Airlines at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul. Despite fears the Trump travel ban would hurt tourism , the number of travelers visiting the U.S.

Planning for Unexpected Danger at Your Event

PCMA Convene

After the recent incident this year, both national and local authorities have been determinedly taking all the precautions for our visitors coming to Istanbul,” said Istanbul CVB’s Ozgul Ozkan Yavuz. “In How should you plan for the possibility of something like a bombing or shooting?

Kjell Nordström Wants to Make You Comfortable About the Future

PCMA Convene

They’re interested in urban environments, so they are born in one urban environment, let’s say London, and then they go directly to another one, Barcelona, a third one, Vienna, a fourth one, Istanbul, but you never leave the urban environment. Kjell A.

6 Emergency Response Tips for Meeting Planners

Smart Meetings

The recommendations are a result of last year’s terrorist attacks on airports in Brussels and Istanbul, as well as the 2017 shootings at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in Florida.

Electronic Devices Prohibited on Some Flights to the United States

Smart Meetings

Noting the downing of an airliner over Egypt in 2015, as well as armed attacks last year in Brussels and Istanbul, U.S.

4 Helpful Tips for Americans Traveling to Turkey

Smart Meetings

The suspension of visas resulted from Turkey’s arrest of a Turkish employee, Metin Topuz, working at the American Consulate in Istanbul, on charges of espionage, trying to overthrow the government and acting against the Constitution.

How the ESC Supported Barcelona After the Attacks

PCMA Convene

From Istanbul to Paris to Orlando and beyond, destinations around the world have been forced to deal with the new normal of heightened risk. Guell Park in Barcelona. Photo Credit: Adobe Stock. On the afternoon of Aug.

Everything Planners Need to Know About Jerusalem Today

Smart Meetings

consulate in Istanbul protest President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,” President Donald Trump said in a statement from the White House Diplomatic Reception room today, Dec. POTUS : “It is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.” pic.twitter.com/bTdLD4LpbX. — Fox News (@FoxNews) December 6, 2017. With this, the U.S.

The World’s Most Instagrammed Places in 2017

Smart Meetings

Istanbul. Full of mosques and markets, Istanbul is an often-overlooked city that is worth visiting. The latest survey by photo-sharing app Instagram revealed that New York City has been the most-posted city in the world in 2017, followed by Moscow, London, Sao Paulo and Paris. Jakarta, the Indonesia capital, was in eighth place and the only Asian city to make the top 10, while St. Petersburg was the second Russian inclusion, coming in as the seventh-most Instagrammed city.

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Unclear and Present Danger

PCMA Convene

Ozgul Ozkan Yavuz, general manager of the Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau — whose destination suffered a terrorist attack that killed 45 people at Atatürk Airport in June — thinks all major urban areas are at risk.

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Unclear and Present Danger

PCMA Convene

Ozgul Ozkan Yavuz, general manager of the Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau — whose destination suffered a terrorist attack that killed 45 people at Atatürk Airport in June — thinks all major urban areas are at risk.

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Inside the Bid Process for a Citywide Conference

PCMA Convene

Apimondia 2017 will be held in Istanbul.) Illustration by Daniel Chang.

PCMA’s 20 in Their Twenties Class of 2017

PCMA Convene

In 2015, I was invited to speak at ACE of MICE in Istanbul on the topic of bringing association events back to Turkey. It’s said that with age comes experience, but PCMA’s 20 in Their Twenties program flips that conventional wisdom on its head.

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