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

SmartMeetings

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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New & Renovated: Globally Breathtaking

Smart Meetings

Check out these new and renovated properties around the globe, from the shores of Thailand’s Emerald Bay to a Forbes Four Star property in Vancouver, B.C. Rosewood Phuket If you find yourself in Thailand, this hotel is the perfect hideaway.

Why Talent Development is Crucial

PCMA Convene

‘Training is the only way we can grow to our fullest potential and truly be acknowledged for our work,’ says AccorHotels’ Kerry Healy. Kerry Healy. There has never been a better time to take training and development up a few notches. The meetings and events industry is currently worth U.S.$250

7 Smart Moves at Hotel Crescent Court and More

Smart Meetings

He’s based in Thailand and will help planners with site selection and contract negotiation throughout the Asian market. Jiwalai was most recently director of sales at Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort in Thailand. More : 6 Smart Moves: Wellness Edition.

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

Event Industry News

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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.

The Top 10 Tips for Planning a Corporate Incentive Trip

GEVME

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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Coconnex announce long-term partnership with ITE

Event Industry News

and bespoke networking platforms for a host of event businesses worldwide including Soccerex and both the Singapore and Thailand Yacht shows. Event management software specialists reveal three-year deal with Spring Fair in bumper year for business. Coconnex has today spoken about a successful twelve months of business including their agreement of a three-year partnership with Ascential’s Spring Fair. Coconnex, who provide live floorplans, ?integration integration with CRM? ?and

Delivering on Brand Promise

PCMA Convene

Attendees participate in a session at the 2018 PCMA Annual Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. Ben Grossman says consumers are unforgiving when a brand does not live up to its promises, including at live experiences. PCMA photo). Author: Ben Grossman.

It’s Within Your Power to Help Stop Human Trafficking

PCMA Convene

Drawing by a 7-year-old girl in Thailand, from one of the organizations affiliated with ECPAT-USA.

Rx for Better Health: Take 2 Hours Outside

PCMA Convene

Participants at the 2017 Global Professionals Conference APAC in Bangkok, Thailand, got a bit of nature when they did a team-building exercise that involved planting rice.

Claire Smith, CMP, Chair, 2018 PCMA Board of Directors

PCMA Convene

or a business events professional in Bangkok, Thailand. Claire Smith, CMP, 2018 Chair, PCMA Board of Directors. What were your goals as chair?

tappit continues global expansion with new Barcelona team and APAC partnerships

Event Industry News

tappit’s growth continues apace, particularly in Asia-Pacific, recently signing numerous events in Thailand, including the inaugural SIAM Songkran Music Festival. tappit, the only truly global cashless solution specialist for sports, festivals and other global entertainment venues, is continuing an impressive 12 month period of European growth with the opening of a new office in Barcelona, Spain.

It’s Within Your Power to Help Stop Human Trafficking

PCMA Convene

Drawing by a 7-year-old girl in Thailand, from one of the organizations affiliated with ECPAT-USA.

London Christmas Party Show Preview: YES Entertainment, an entertainment & events agency run by performers

Event Industry News

We have organised acts for client events in Portugal, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and the United States. We have over 12 years of experience booking event entertainment and managing events across the UK and Internationally.

Banyan Tree and AccorHotels Form Strategic Partnership

SmartMeetings

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

The Best New Hotels of 2017

SmartMeetings

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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Why Attendees Keep Coming Back

PCMA Convene

Participants also like the variety of food from different parts of Thailand and the opportunity to shop till very late in the night. By Marisa Jampathong.

Foreign Adventures: 6 Hotels Worth a Journey

SmartMeetings

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.

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Gerilyn Horan

Connect Your Meetings

The destination at the top of my travel bucket list is… Southeast Asia: Thailand and Vietnam. Gerilyn Horan must have been destined for great things in hospitality. After all, her first job with Hilton Hotels was at the famed Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. She built a career at luxury properties in Napa Valley and Hong Kong before taking a turn on the other side of the table at HelmsBriscoe.

Foreign Adventures: 6 Hotels Worth a Journey

SmartMeetings

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.

Clareville and Miguel Neves of Social Media Chefs form partnership

Event Industry News

Its clients include the IMEX Group since 2001, (prior to the first IMEX in Frankfurt); the German Convention Bureau: Hamburg CVB: Thailand Conference & Exhibition Bureau; Rwanda Convention Bureau; HBAA; Maritim Hotels and Wyboston Lakes Resort. Two of the leading names in the meetings and incentive travel media worldwide have formed a partnership.

Report: World’s Top Meetings Destinations in 2018

SmartMeetings

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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Reed Exhibitions announces definitive agreement to acquire Mack Brooks Exhibitions, opening window to new value for customers on three continents

Event Industry News

A broad programme of geo-cloning has successfully positioned many of these brands and related adjacencies outside Germany and the United Kingdom to include a presence today in countries including France, Italy, the United States, Mexico, China, Singapore, Thailand, India and Turkey.

Heather Seasholtz’s Unconventional Path to Personal, Professional Fulfillment

PCMA Convene

Heather Seasholtz meets an elephant during PCMA’s 2017 Global Professionals Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. Heather Seasholtz. The events industry talks a lot about legacies — the lasting imprint that meetings and conferences leave behind in host destinations.

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).

Insights from The Lord of Events?-?QnA with Jason Allan Scott

Hubilo Blog

I had a mid-life crisis at 29 I sold my business, teaching swimming in Thailand and had returned to South Africa to a terrible divorce. .

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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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Global exhibitions market forecast to grow 5% to 2022 with continued high growth from emerging markets countering a modest gain for mature regions

Event Industry News

Southeast Asian markets such as Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines present attractive untapped opportunities but are somewhat constrained by venue capacity in the short term. Globex 2018, to be published on 5 November 2018, will show that 2017’s global exhibitions market growth was boosted by continued high growth in emerging markets, while mature markets continued to trade in an improved macroeconomic environment.

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Stuart Ruff-Lyon on His Evolution as an Event Professional

PCMA Convene

I will always particularly be fond of the GloPro Thailand event, where I was able to learn so much that I was able to execute my first China program with grace and confidence. Roberta Kravitz (from left), Claire Smith, and Stuart Ruff-Lyon attend the Aug.

Airbnb for Group Meetings? It Could Happen

SmartMeetings

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?

2019 Blockchain Events: The #1 Guide To Blockchain Conferences

Bizzabo

Bangkok, Thailand. 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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Report Shows Convention Centers More Eco-Conscious than Ever

SmartMeetings

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Annoying Air Travelers and How to Not Become One

SmartMeetings

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.

Planning International Events: Legal and Cultural Considerations

SmartMeetings

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.).

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2019 Women In Tech Conferences: Empowering Events

Bizzabo

Bangkok, Thailand. Last Updated November 29, 2019. Ready for the most authoritative list of 2019 women in tech events on the internet? The number of women in tech events have been increasing year over year, further highlighting the importance of a more inclusive culture in tech.

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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.

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

SmartMeetings

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

SmartMeetings

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.