BLUMANO launches Netherlands operation

Event Industry News

BLUMANO, engineering consultancy for design and safety in the entertainment industry is expanding its operation with the announcement of BLUMANO Netherlands. This runaway success has prompted BLUMANO to look towards the future and to consolidate and grow; Netherlands is a strategic, exciting and important step in that direction.

Behind the scenes: Bruce Springsteen, Malieveld, Netherlands

Event Industry News

The Event Industry News film crew went behind the scenes at Bruce Springsteen’s Malieveld show at The Hague, Netherlands where we talked with Cees Muurling and Thijs van Dalen from Mojo Concerts, Maarten van Lokven from Loc7000, Gerard van Duykeren from TSC and Stanley Jilesen from Mojo Barriers.

The European Cyclists’ Federation Takes Their Annual Event to the Netherlands

PCMA Convene

Arnhem-Nijmegen, Netherlands. Velo-city 2017 is being held not just in the Netherlands — the bicycling capital of the world — but in the Arnhem-Nijmegen region, where the cities of Arnhem and Nijmegen are separated by about 15 kilometers (9.3 Event Details. June 13–17, 2017.

3 Tips for Shifting to an Architectural Model for Meeting Design

Smart Meetings

For the last 25 years, a former drama teacher from The Netherlands has been advocating for taking a similar approach to event planning. One person isn’t responsible for coming up with the look of a house, ordering the wood, laying the foundation and selling the home.

Intellitix acquires controlling stake in LOC Pay Systems

Event Industry News

Intellitix, global RFID cashless payment and access control innovator, has acquired a controlling stake in Netherlands-based LOC Pay Systems.

Meetingselect and NBTC Holland Marketing join forces

Event Industry News

The Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions has signed a strategic partnership with Meetingselect, which offers one of the most successful and largest corporate booking tools in the world.

The Art of Storytelling

PCMA Convene

a few weeks ago, the Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions (NBTC) took a few different approaches. And so NBTC’s guests experienced both the Netherlands’ classical past and its dynamic present.

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Event Industry News

With a head office in The Netherlands and divisions in the UK, Belgium, Germany, France, Poland and Austria, Neptunus has a proven track record in the design, manufacture and delivery of all types of temporary buildings. […].

Why Lamzac Hangout is the Hottest Seat in Town

Connect Your Meetings

Meet Lamzac Hangout, a product of the Netherlands that can be set up virtually anywhere. What could be easier than inflatable seating for education sessions or a lounge? How about inflatable seating that squeezes into a small drawstring bag and doesn’t require an air pump.

The FestivalChair for Events, conferences and more

Event Industry News

The FestivalChair is super strong and very eco friendly, the cardboard is made from mostly recycled paper, 100 % recyclable, made in The Netherlands and FSC certified. Events come in all shapes and sizes and one of the main things to consider is seating.

The Future of Events canceled but [CTRL] + [ALT] + [DEL] rises in it’s place

Event Industry News

Yesterday, via various outlets, The Future of Events conference, a first-time events industry conference scheduled to take place 22-24 August in The Netherlands at the RAI Amsterdam, announced it is cancelling the show just one month before the conference.

Jailhouses Rock as an Emerging Hotel Trend

SmartMeetings reports that because the incarceration rate in the Netherlands has significantly decreased in the last 10 years, prisons are sitting vacant—quite a stark difference from the overcrowding issue of American penitentiaries. Hotels such as Het Arresthuis in Roermond, the Netherlands, are transforming their buildings into luxury accommodations. Pack your best orange onesie pajamas and get ready to do the cellblock tango!

bluedot Festival to bounce messages from Kraftwerk, New Order, Hot Chip, Jon Hopkins & Anna Calvi off the Moon

Event Industry News

This feat – called a Moonbounce – will utilise the Dwingeloo Telescope in the Netherlands to transmit the messages into space and rebound it off the surface of the Moon.

7 AI Conferences That Should Be On Your Radar

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

If you can’t make it to this edition in the Netherlands, World Summit AI will be coming to Canada in 2020. Location : Zaandam, The Netherlands. Before we get into the AI conferences, it’s worth having a think about what AI means to us.

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How To Find The Best Event Destination – #EventIcons 169

Endless Events

Originally from The Netherlands, Rutger has worked in Barcelona, Switzerland, and most recently relocated to run the DMC offices in New York City. How much of a headache is finding the best value and best event destination?

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Cvent unveils list of Top 25 Meeting Destinations in Europe for 2019

Event Industry News

The top 10 cities in Europe for 2019 are: London, England Berlin, Germany Barcelona, Spain Paris, France Amsterdam, Netherlands Madrid, Spain Frankfurt, Germany Rome, Italy Prague, Czech Republic Munich, Germany.

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TOP 25 best marketing conferences in Europe to attend in 2019


Where: Utrecht, Netherlands. Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands. Another promising conference taking place in the Netherlands. Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands. Netherlands.

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Conference Compass

Event Industry News

The Netherlands. +31 Conference Compass develops mobile event apps for associations and conferences. . We are Conference Compass, a developer of powerful conference and association apps. Founded in 2011, we have continuously proven to be an industry leader in high-quality mobile apps.

TickX launches personalised discovery service as they surpass a landmark 100 ticket partners

Event Industry News

TickX currently operates in the UK, Ireland, Spain and the Netherlands and plans to build out their global inventory in 2019. TickX has today announced the launch of their new personalised discovery platform, designed to make it easier than ever for users to find experiences that they love based on their interests and preferences.

Out of the Shadows

PCMA Convene

The role of night mayor goes back to the 1970s in the Netherlands, and is catching on globally. Night Mayor Summit April 22–23, 2016 De Marktkantine nightclub Amsterdam. As Amsterdam’s Night Mayor, Mirik Milan doesn’t wield official power.

Essential conferences to attend in the next 6 months

Plan Your Meetings

9-12 – The Hague, The Netherlands. If you’re growing your professional education while on a budget, hosted-buyer programs may be just the kind of initiative you need.

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Losberger De Boer becomes a centenary company

Event Industry News

One hundred years ago, Friedrich Losberger and Klaas de Boer laid the foundation for the company that would become one of the world’s leading suppliers of temporary and semi-permanent space solutions: Losberger De Boer. In 2019, the company celebrates its hundredth birthday.

Smart Meetings TV at IMEX America 2017


Netherlands. Get Up-To-Date About Destinations and Hotels. Smart Meetings TV host Mike Lyons chatted with representatives from CVBs, hotels and more to find out what each place has to offer meeting professionals currently and in the near future.

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Dresden for Events and EventProfs

Gallus Events

We are a mixed bunch, including event planners from Mexico, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Spain and the UK. A day and a half in Dresden, surely more than enough time to see everything the city has to offer #eventprofs? Well, not by a long shot.

Adam Andersen appointed Group Director of Pharma Portfolio at Informa

Event Industry News

The pharma portfolio is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands and oversees some of the world’s largest and most prominent pharma events in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Informa plc has appointed Adam Andersen Group Director of the Pharma Portfolio (previously part of UBM), which includes brands such as the global CPhI exhibition series – as well as co-located P-MEC, ICSE, Innopack, FDF – bioLIVE and Pharmapack Europe.

Common Misconceptions about GDPR in Event Planning


Example: If you plan to throw an epic party in the summer of 2018 and want to invite attendees from the Netherlands, you’d better start learning more about GDPR right now.

Talk Show

PCMA Convene

brought together children’s programming from Argentina, Colombia, Norway, the Netherlands, Taiwan, and Japan on subjects that ranged from child soldiers to puberty to criminal justice.

Festival Insights 2018: International festival experiences on the up

Event Industry News

The standout destination globally was Hungary with a 773% growth in festival visitors, but festivals in Portugal (127%), Spain (132%), Belgium (120%) and the Netherlands (104%) have all seen massive growth in 2018. Meanwhile, frugal European neighbours, the Netherlands and France, spend an average of €114 and €111 respectively on festivals.

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New Study Spotlights How Socio-Political Changes in Europe Impact Events

PCMA Convene

Brexit popped up as both a threat and opportunity for the events industry in the new “Europe as a Destination for Meetings and Conferences” study. Photo courtesy of London & Partners).

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2019 Blockchain Events: The #1 Guide To Blockchain Conferences


Amsterdam, Netherlands. Netherlands. Discover blockchain events and conferences happening throughout the world in 2019 and beyond. Includes Bitcoin events, Ethereum events, Altcoin events and more! Some say blockchain is the future of more than just currency.

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The Night Shift

PCMA Convene

The role of night mayor goes back to the 1970s in the Netherlands, and is catching on globally. As Amsterdam’s Night Mayor, Mirik Milan doesn’t wield official power.

2018 Platinum Choice Winners Announced

Smart Meetings

Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. Distinguished hospitality partners earn coveted Smart Meetings honor. After much voting and decision-making, the 15th annual Platinum Choice Award winners have been selected by the Smart Meetings magazine judges.

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A Greener Festival announce 2018 award winners

Event Industry News

An awards ceremony was held at Eurosonic Noorderslag, Netherlands on Friday 18 th January 2019. International not-for-profit organisation A Greener Festival (AGF) has announced the 35 recipients of Greener Festival Awards 2018.

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How to Score on Amazon Prime Day


Mexico, India, Spain, Japan, Italy, China, Germany, Singapore, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Australia and Luxembourg. Mark your calendar! Amazon’s biggest sale of the summer is just a couple of months away.

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A Night at the Museum

PCMA Convene

The Rijksmuseum opened in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1885, housing paintings by such Dutch masters as Rembrandt and Vermeer. A lucky winner had all night to drink in the works of great Dutch masters. Photo Credit Rijksmuseum.

Deepak Chopra’s Message for Event Planners: Go Outdoors


Jeu Bressers, owner of Kapellerput Conference Centre and Hotel in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, finds that relaxation recharges the brain and fresh air can speed up that process.

ROE Academy opens its doors in Europe

Event Industry News

The ROE Academy offers training events at the premises of ROE Visual Europe in the Netherlands and ROE Visual USA, as well as in-house training options, where content can be tailored to your specific needs on request.

Easyfairs continues Gleanin rollout

Event Industry News

After experiencing success using Gleanin Connect across a number of visitor acquisition campaigns for its events portfolio run out of the UK during 2016, Easyfairs has now implemented the platform on over 50 of its events taking place this year in Asia, Africa, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and the US.

Climate Debate: Caring for the Planet vs. Flying to Conferences

PCMA Convene

The question posed by Netherlands-based KLM’s “Fly Responsibly” campaign strikes at the core of the meetings and events industry. Condé Nast contributing editor Mark Ellwood tells attendees at the Destinations International Annual Convention that $1.1

Data and technology at festivals: Are tailored experiences enticing festival goers, or killing that fun festival feeling of finding a new experience?

Event Industry News

From Rise , a snow capped banger in the Alps to Eurosonic Noordeslag in the Netherlands – festivals are no longer just a summer thing. By Jade Garrow Newport, director of culture marketing at Wasserman.