Celebrating Oktoberfest in the U.S.

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Since the event started in early 19th century Munich, Oktoberfest has exploded into the world’s biggest “people’s festival,” or Volksfest. Munich on the East River (New York, N.Y.). And fun fact: this one’s officially sanctioned by the mayor of Munich. Destinations bavarian beer cincinnati costume culture east river festival fun destinations german International munich nashville new york nyc oktoberfest survey tradition us cities wallethub

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Engage Works creates experimental event stand for Dugout

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Dugout, which launched last Monday, delivers behind-the-scenes content from 27 clubs, including AC Milan, Arsenal FC, FC Barcelona, FC Bayern Munich, Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC and has more than 150 players as ambassadors, including Gareth Bale and Harry […].

The new AMR Top 20 exhibition organisers by revenue

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Egora Investment Group invests €1m in Headbox

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Egora is a Munich-based German-American tech investment group formed by active entrepreneurs who support other entrepreneurs to build […].

£1m boost for Southampton economy for new German style beer festival

Event Industry News

Image: At the oktoberfest Munich. Hundreds or maybe thousands of poeple are inside one of the big beertents, sitting or standing on their benches, talking, drinking and having fun. Many of them dressed in dirndls or leather pants.

Work Out on the Fly in Airport Gyms

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Now, a crop of full-fledged gyms has sprouted in airports and onsite hotels worldwide, from Toronto and Chicago to Munich and Dubai. Munich Airport’s Kempinski Hotel Fit & Fly Spa even offers personal training services upon request.

New Business Models for Traditional Trade Fair Organisers

Converve

The new TALENTpro , an event for recruiting professionals in Munich, follows the same path by presenting itself as an exposition festival. The global perspectives in international exhibition are very positive, as can be read in the UFI Global Exhibition Barometer Report.

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9 Airports with Super-Fun Ways to Pass the Time

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Take a Craft Brewery Tour in Munich International Airport (MUC) Munich International Airport (MUC) Where? Waiting in an airport is almost always a drag. Meeting and event planners know this better than anyone.

Venue Security: Why It Matters Now More Than Ever

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The shooting rampage by a teen in Munich that left 10 people dead. Long gone are the days when event venue security used to be tacked as an addendum in event planning , with event planners the only corporate staff sweating about it.

20 Can't-Miss VR and AR Events in 2018

Bizzabo

Location: Santa Clara, California & Munich, Germany. Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are no longer a figment of our imaginations - they've come to life! We’ve compiled 20 events dedicated to VR and AR to keep you up to date and involved with this innovative and revolutionary technology. Once only seen in movies or described in storybooks, technology has advanced to allow VR and AR to not only work, but to be reproduced at a commercial and consumer level.

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Event Sponsoring: 37 Creative Ideas for Event Managers

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The startup conference Bits and Pretzels in Munich goes its own way with its networking program. Fairs, conferences and events offer excellent opportunities to reach target audiences personally.

Hilton Shines Spotlight on Wow-Worthy Planners

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The Hilton Munich Park had not utilized that tapestry for many years and we thought it would be a fantastic addition to our Bavarian Award Gala. Meeting planners are often the unsung heroes of the fabulous events and meetings they pull off.

10 Smart Moves at Visit Santa Cruz, Benchmark, Turtle Bay Resort, Westgate Park City and More

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Originally from Bonn, Germany, he received a degree in hotelmanagement from International School for Hotel and Catering Business in Munich. Laura Manriquez . Visit Santa Cruz County (VSCC) in California has hired Laura Manriquez as the new director of sales and marketing. She brings more than eight years of experience in the tourism and hospitality industry and will focus on management of sales and marketing programs for group travel.