Win a seven-night luxury villa holiday in Thailand courtesy of CrowdComms

Event Industry News

Event app provider CrowdComms is hoping to give one lucky visitor to Event Tech Live a networking day to remember by rewarding them with a seven-night luxury villa holiday in Thailand.

Top Travel Ideas for 2018, Survey Says

Smart Meetings

Thailand. Before deciding where to meet next, why not think out of the binder? Post-meeting surveys and other tried-and-true analyses certainly have their place, but site decisions can almost always benefit from a little creative input.

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The Top 10 Tips for Planning a Corporate Incentive Trip

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According to C&IT’s Incentive Travel Report , 34% of event planners noticed a rise in long-haul incentive trips in 2017, with Japan, Singapore, and Thailand being the top three on employees’ wish lists across the world.

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Global exhibitions market forecast to grow 4% to 2021 with Southeast Asia high on the radar for international organisers

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drp delivers CP Foods (UK) Ltd’s Global Employee Conference

Event Industry News

The company conference, CPF Together, hosted 160 employees from the CP Foods UK Head Office, their manufacturing plant in Newmarket, UK Group subsidiaries and, via a two-way live link, the rest of the teams based in Paris, Thailand, and […]. Last month drp delivered CP Foods (UK) Limited’s Employee Conference at drp’s 212 studios in Worcestershire.

Annoying Air Travelers and How to Not Become One

Smart Meetings

In conjunction with independent research firm YouGov, Agoda collected data from 10,384 respondents from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and China.

Foreign Adventures: 6 Hotels Worth a Journey

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Rosewood Phuket The Rosewood brand’s first Southeast Asia resort sits on Emerald Bay beachfront in southern Thailand and lets in the natural beauty through floor-to-ceiling windows and open-sided spaces.

The Best New Hotels of 2017

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The winning properties that make up the 2017 Hot List cross the globe from Thailand to Tanzania. Thailand. Four Seasons Maldives Private Island at Voavah.

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Banyan Tree and AccorHotels Form Strategic Partnership

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The international hospitality group owns properties across Asia Pacific and Latin America, including China, Thailand, Mexico and United Arab Emirates.

Foreign Adventures: 6 Hotels Worth a Journey

Smart Meetings

Rosewood Phuket The Rosewood brand’s first Southeast Asia resort sits on Emerald Bay beachfront in southern Thailand and lets in the natural beauty through floor-to-ceiling windows and open-sided spaces.

Report: World’s Top Meetings Destinations in 2018

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percent) and Thailand (11.5 Roofs in Pura Besakih Temple in Bali Island, Indonesia. Colorado, Dallas and Las Vegas are trending for planners. In Europe, countries in top demand by meeting planners are Spain, the United Kingdom and France.

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These Destinations Are Using Virtual Reality to Put You in Their Place

PCMA Convene

THAILAND CONVENTION & EHIBITION BUREAU (TCEAB) . TCEB has three 360 videos: “Legends Retold” (which looks at Thailand’s culture), “Days of Wonder” (beautiful places), and “A City Full of Dreams” (the country as a business destination).

How To Do Business In The Asia Pacific, According To APAC Expert Bhavya Sehgal

PCMA Convene

Editor’s note: ASEAN countries include Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam.]

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Airbnb for Group Meetings? It Could Happen

Smart Meetings

Try Koh Rang Noi in Thailand, which is billed as “the only luxury private island in Phuket.” Airbnb’s recent purchase of Luxury Retreats for $300 million raises an important question: Can planners now look to Airbnb for group meetings?

Guest Blog: The rise of personalisation, and how the events industry can embrace it

Event Industry News

Drawing on our knowledge of the visitor, we can create experiences that provide an answer to attendees’ most common bugbears or desires —it could be a tutorial that highlights how an airplane’s engine can be optimised, or a walkthrough of a new five-star hotel in Thailand. By David Fisher, Sales Director EMEA at Freeman.

Report Shows Convention Centers More Eco-Conscious than Ever

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Why Face-to-Face Events Are Critical In Today’s Complex and Changing World

PCMA Convene

In recent years, PCMA has expanded its educational offerings around the globe, and we’re looking forward to learning and sharing with business-event professionals in the coming months in Europe and Asia — at PCMA Business School at IMEX (Frankfurt, Germany, May 15–18), the PCMA Euro-pean Influencers Summit (Monaco, June 25–27), Singapore MICE Forum (in partnership with SACEOS, July 27–28), and the PCMA Global Professionals Conference – APAC (Bangkok, Thailand, Aug.

Planning International Events: Legal and Cultural Considerations

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They will help you avoid cultural taboos such as booking an event on a major holiday in Thailand (which celebrates many holidays unfamiliar to Westerners), or serving beef at an event in India (which Hindu custom eschews.).

Essential conferences for event planners in 2017

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September 26-28, Bangkok, Thailand. There remains a litany of conferences for meeting and event professionals to receive education and valuable networking throughout the duration of 2017.

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8 Hotels You Didn’t Know Were Owned By Your Favorite Celebrities

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The Big Sleep Hotels—England, Thailand and Malaysia (John Malkovich). Celebrity -owned restaurants are a well-known phenomenon. It’s exciting to see how these almost mythical figures project their visions. But how many celebrity -owned hotels are you familiar with?

8 Pieces of Remarkable Hotel Art

Smart Meetings

Treasures include one of the few pieces of the Berlin Wall on display outside a museum and an 18th century reclining Buddha from Thailand. What do you think of when you hear the term “hotel art”? Imitation watercolors, lifeless nature and mass-produced splatter likely come to mind.

Gen. Stanley McChrystal on Empowering Leadership

PCMA Convene

Because I had experience in Korea and Thailand when I was young, and the first thing you learn is just because people don’t speak English doesn’t make them stupider than you. Photo Credit: Jacob Slaton. Last week, after retired U.S. Army Gen.

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Where You’d Least Expect Them

PCMA Convene

In 2016, the renowned international university programming tournament — attended by student competitors, coaches, and parents — took place in Phuket, Thailand.

Inside the Largest Conservation Conference in the World

PCMA Convene

When Barcelona hosted the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress in 2008, a group of passionate delegates from Hawaii sat up in their chairs and thought, Why not us? Why not, indeed?

A People-Pleasing Green Airport

PCMA Convene

Along with Rodriguez, representatives from the San Diego International Airport, the San Francisco International Airport, Aéroports de Paris, Greater Toronto Airports Authority, Airports of Thailand, the Federal Aviation Administration, Airports Council International – World, and the U.S.