This Week's Headlines

Perth tunes into IRMMW-THz 2024 conference

Perth has been chosen as host city for the 49th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves 2024 (IRMMW-THz 2024), the world’s largest...

Last call for buyers to join IT&CM Asia, CTW APAC virtually

Double-bill trade event, IT&CM Asia and CTW APAC, is ready to throw open its...

Cairns Convention Center plays its part in getting locals vaccinated

The Cairns Convention Centre has become a mass vaccination hub in a bid to...

Events industry kicks off initiative towards net zero

ICCA has launched a new initiative – Net Zero Carbon Events – to connect...

HKECIA implores HK gov’t to provide immediate financial assistance for local...

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) has urged the Hong Kong...

Association Chiefs

Sally Langley: Different pace

In a period like no other, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons discovers ways to operate more efficiently while keeping to its promise to protect the well-being of members and their patients. President Sally Langley shares her leadership story.

Luu Meng: Catalysing Cambodia’s new tourism future

The pandemic has brought Cambodia's tourism players together and highlighted the value of a single voice via the Cambodia Tourism Federation (CTF), allowing them to work better with the authorities towards travel and tourism recovery as well future developments, reveals the association president.

Suzanne Neufang: A time for boldness and empathy

Suzanne Neufang is the new CEO of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), an organisation whose members are so battered by the pandemic and travel freeze. As one to see bright sparks even in the darkest depths, Neufang believes there are countless opportunities for GBTA to reinforce its support to members and relevance for the industry.

Tan Kok Liang: Travel matters

Elected into the presidency of the Federation of ASEAN Travel Associations when the future of travel and tourism was bright, Tan soon finds himself tackling the world’s biggest travel freeze and one that has brought his industry to its knees

Tan Maw Pin: It takes a spark

She wanted an Asian meeting on falls prevention but her passion led to her becoming chairperson to the inaugural World Congress On Falls and Postural Stability

Destination Highlights

Travel confidence is returning with the rollout of vaccines and reopened state borders. With with most international borders shut, northern Queensland events stakeholders are realising that their natural surrounds are a big draw for local corporate groups. By Adelaine Ng.
There is a setback in Singapore’s journey towards business events recovery due to a new wave of infections, but her tourism board is pressing on with efforts to bring the industry back to life through digital transformation and pilot B2B hybrid events. By Rachel AJ Lee.

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