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Monica Lee-MĂĽller to helm UFI for 2021/22 period

The UFI Board of Directors has elected Monica Lee-MĂĽller as president of UFI for the 2021/22 period. The UFI Presidential Trio for the 2020/21 term will therefore comprise: - Monica Lee-MĂĽller (Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition...

Singapore Coffee Association to hold inaugural virtual coffee auction

Singapore Coffee Association (SCA), in partnership with Food&HotelAsia (FHA), will be staging the first virtual edition of Singapore (Micro-Lot) Specialty Coffee Auction on October 1, 2020, in conjunction with International Coffee Day. The micro-lot coffee...

Melbourne secures trio of business events

Melbourne has been chosen as host city for three business events – The International Trade Union Congress 2022, The International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health 2022, and The International Geographical...

59th ICCA Congress in Kaohsiung takes on hybridised format

Registration is now open for the 59th ICCA Congress in Kaohsiung, which will take on a hybridised format from November 1-3, 2020. Themed Transforming Global Events Together, the congress aims to bring the ICCA global...

Infection resurgence keeps event caps on in Japan

Japan has postponed its plan to further relax event attendance limits amid the rapid uptick of Covid-19 infections across the country, delivering another blow to the battered hospitality and business events industry. The government had...

New Jamsil event complex gets approval, readies for management bids

The new convention and exhibition facility planned for years for Seoul's Jamsil district area has finally been given the go-ahead, and bids for operating right will soon open in October. Currrently, two consortiums led by...

Emirates covers Covid-19 costs for travellers

Emirates has become the first airline to offer its customers' free cover for Covid-19-related costs, in a bid to boost travel confidence. Customers flying with the Middle East airline from now until October 31, 2020,...

Role of CVBs comes into focus for next TTG Conversations

TTG Asia Media’s TTG Conversations webinar series will return on August 13 with an hour-long panel discussion on the critical role CVBs play in shaping the quality of recovery of Asia-Pacific’s business events industry. Titled,...