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ICCA announces top performing Destinations for International Association Meetings

ICCA announces top performing Destinations for International Association Meetings

The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) is publicly releasing new information to shed more light on how the pandemic impacted the association meetings industry in 2021. The Public Abstract of the ICCA Annual Statistics report is now available for non-ICCA members after a one-year hiatus. Due to the transformational events of 2020, ICCA refined…

Namibia to house Africa Tourism Innovation Hub

Namibia to house Africa Tourism Innovation Hub

The 4th Africa Youth in Tourism Innovation summit concluded over the weekend in Namibia with an epoch announcement by organizers to set up an African Tourism incubation centre in Namibia’s capital, Windhoek. The leading Pan African Tourism startup summit last week assembled experts, African start-ups, young entrepreneurs, and key stakeholders as well as mentors, innovators,…

The Business of Events returns for 2022 Series of Events and Reports

The Business of Events returns for 2022 Series of Events and Reports

The Business of Events returns this year, after an enforced two-year break, with a new series of events, reports and activities and a refreshed brand identity. The 2022 programme kicks off with a new event, the UK Policy Forum, which is being held in partnership with the Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS)…

IFEMA MADRID is operating at pre-pandemic levels, with a half-yearly turnover of more than 115 million euros

IFEMA MADRID is operating at pre-pandemic levels, with a half-yearly turnover of more than 115 million euros

IFEMA MADRID made a strong comeback in the six months since the health crisis reached its pinnacle. In the first six months of the year, it accelerated its operations to pre-pandemic levels, achieving a record turnover in the first half of 2022. The institution’s income has already topped 115 million euros, 30% more than foreseen…

Magical Kenya Travel Expo is back with exciting Innovations in its enriched menu

Magical Kenya Travel Expo is back with exciting Innovations in its enriched menu

Undoubtedly one of Africa’s flagship Tourism exhibitions, The Magical Kenya Travel Expo (MKTE) is set for a physical return after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic. The region’s most sought-after tourism show has been announced to take place on October 5-7 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi. As it were with…

IMEX Frankfurt: South Africa Business Events Products takes centre stage

IMEX Frankfurt: South Africa Business Events Products takes centre stage

While the South African business events industry, like many countries across the world, was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, South Africa still has a variety of quality-assured business events products and services geared up to host safe events with service excellence. This is the message that 23 South African exhibitors, led by Deputy Minister…

Uniting to power business recovery – Global policy makers gather at IMEX Policy Forum

Uniting to power business recovery – Global policy makers gather at IMEX Policy Forum

Over 35 policy makers from 19 countries gathered at the Policy Forum, held on 31st May as part of IMEX in Frankfurt. The IMEX Policy Forum takes place annually and provides a collaborative, global discussion platform to encourage policy creation that directly benefits the global meetings and business events industry. The aim of this year’s…

Zambia’s big ambition to become MICE Powerhouse

Zambia’s big ambition to become MICE Powerhouse

Making a record, 15th appearance at Africa’s premium event, “Meetings Africa” and forging partnerships form part of Zambia’s strategy and big plans to make tourism a pillar of its economy. The Tourism Agency’s new Acting Chief Executive Officer, Chavunga Lungu has revealed initiatives the government has embarked on to make it a reality. Speaking to…

Global Business Events Community unites at IMEX Frankfurt

Global Business Events Community unites at IMEX Frankfurt

The global business events community has reunited at IMEX in Frankfurt, which opened today, in a powerful sign of confidence for the sector. IMEX in Frankfurt, which takes place at Messe Frankfurt and runs until Thursday 2 June, marks a milestone moment for the industry: its biggest global gathering since the pandemic. The next three…

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