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PATA overhauls its corporate governance

The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has made significant changes to the design of its organisational governance at the recent Board Meeting and Annual General Meeting held on October 12 and 14, respectively. The major...

ICCA Congress main event gets creative to engage global audience remotely

With the members of International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) convening this year remotely in their home base through an online/offline hybrid congress, the hosts have devised ways that will enable the beauty of...

Second lockdown deals another blow to Malaysia’s battered MICE sector

Event organisers and venues were taken by surprise when the Malaysian government announced a complete ban on all face-to-face business events activities in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, and Selangor, on October 12. This short notice came...

UFI Global Congress goes digital this November

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, confirms that this year’s Global Congress will be a digital-only event, and take place from November 16-18. Themed Resilience, the Global Congress will feature a strong line-up...

PCMA reveals speaker line-up for inaugural PCMA Convening Asia Pacific

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has released more details for its inaugural Convening Asia Pacific: The Global Recovery Forum, which will be held in a hybrid format on November 10, from 12.00 to...

Francis Teo elected as MACEOS’ president

Francis Teo, head of Setia City Convention Centre, was elected as president of the Malaysian Association of Convention and Exhibition Organisers and Suppliers (MACEOS), for the 2020-2022 term at the association’s 30th Annual General...

Melbourne Convention Bureau restarts engine with webinar series

The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) is kicking off an educational webinar series for event planners from October 14, as the city readies for business events once again. The new webinar series on Zoom aims to...

Singapore pushes Covid-safe hybrid events with new guidelines, training network

As Singapore allows for the gradual resumption of small-scale physical events, the MICE industry has received an Event Industry Resilience Roadmap (IRR) that will pave the way for Covid-safe and cost-effective hybrid events. Launched by...