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Association stakeholders offer real solutions to tackle 2021 head-on

Association heads have deployed several methods to ensure continuity during this pandemic, such as adopting new ways to reach out to members, starting an academy to provide education to members, and coming up with...

PCMA invests in members’ employability throughout crisis

Recognising that upskilling and reskilling have become critical conditions for business events professionals to get through the current downturn and well into the altered future of corporate gatherings in a post-Covid-19 world, Professional Convention...

PCMA Convening Leaders 2021 to kick off in Singapore next week

Taking on a hybrid online/offline format, PCMA Convening Leaders 2021 will be held in Singapore from January 11 to 15, 2021, beaming to a worldwide audience from the Global Broadcast Center at Marina Bay...

Associations to rethink key structures to survive new year

Attaining a workable financial budget and having different revenue streams are crucial to associations’ survival and relevance as they sail towards an uncertain future in 2021 where loss of income and drop in membership...

GBTA completes acquisition of ACTE

Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world's largest business travel association, has completed its acquisition of Association of Corporate Travel Executives' (ACTE) key assets. As part of the integration effort, two former ACTE Board members...

IATA to get a new leader

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that its director general and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, will step down from his role effective March 31, 2021. In line to take over De Juniac’s role...

MEA announces board of directors

Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) held its Annual General Meeting on November 24, 2020, where the nine directors of the Board were announced, with executive positions subsequently appointed by the Board. MEA’s board of directors...

IATA Travel Pass Key in final development phase

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel Pass, a digital health passport that will support the safe reopening of borders, is now in the final phase of development and will see its first cross-border...