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Singapore to host global dermatology congress in 2023

The 25th World Congress of Dermatology (WCD2023) has been confirmed for Singapore come July 2023, with Triumph Group International (TGI) appointed once again to bring the high profile global meeting to fruition as event...

ICCA grows APAC team with two new hires

ICCA has added two new members to its Asia Pacific team – Waikin Wong who will take up the regional director position, and Jessica Ng, who will be taking on the role of membership...

ASAE releases 10th Anniversary Edition of Race for Relevance

The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has published the 10th Anniversary Edition of its best-selling book, Race for Relevance: 5 Radical Changes for Associations, which offers a bold no-nonsense look at the intense...

Thailand adopts proactive MICE recovery strategy

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Thailand has ramped up local business events capability, boosted its Thailand 4.0 economic development target focusing on the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and the latest initiative, reviving international arrivals through...

Photo of the day: ICC Sydney actives virtual solution for medical conference

International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) adapted to changes in Sydney's restrictions by swiftly converting The Royal College of Pathologists Australasia (RCPA) Pathology Update 2021 into a completely virtual event “The detailed planning of the...

TPB’s updates MICE subvention to cover local, hybrid, and virtual events

The Tourism Promotions Board Philippines (TPB) has adjusted and enhanced the nature of assistance to event planners and organisers by giving equal priority to domestic and international events and by including hybrid and virtual...

Noor Ahmad Hamid joins MyCEB as COO

ICCA’s former regional director for Asia-Pacific, Noor Ahmad Hamid, has joined the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) as its new chief operating officer. Noor Ahmad will be responsible for enhancing MyCEB's strategic direction, community...

BECM leads charge in securing safe certification for MICE venues

Business Events Council Malaysia (BECM), Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), and Malaysia Convention and Exhibition Organisers (MACEOS) are driving an initiative to encourage venues to opt-in to a Safe Business Events Venue Certification. The...