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Inaugural IAAPA virtual expo took 4,000 visitors on a wild ride

IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, concluded its first-ever virtual expo and conference, IAAPA Virtual Expo: Asia, held on July 28-30. The event was attended by more than 4,000 participants, and featured 131...

Covid-19 a positive agent of change: China event industry leaders

Regional industry leaders on the keynote panel of Monday’s Virtual IT&CM China and CTW China 2020 have pushed a different view of the pandemic, saying that the digitalisation of business events today is just...

40% of destinations have now eased travel restrictions: UNWTO

A growing number of destinations around the world have restarted their tourism industries while adapting to the new normal, with the latest analysis from UNWTO showing that 40 per cent of all destinations worldwide...

Australian associations adapt to Covid-19, Q4 uncertain

Associations in Australia are adapting quickly to survive with the paralysing effects of Covid-19 but admit there are still uncertainties that would impact a bounce back by 4Q2020. Australia's six states and two territories are...

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...