• ARTICLES

    Over coffee with Des Pugson

    The managing director of Banyan Tree Hotels & Resort tells Karen Yue it is high time his company chased the MICE dollar
     


    Over coffee with... | May 2017 Read More

    Over coffee with Paul Beeson

    The chief of Perth Convention Bureau tells Karen Yue that the stars are aligned for his city to rise up in the competitive game of business events
     


    Over coffee with... | April 2017 Read More

    Over coffee with Mike Cannon

    The group CEO and managing director of Sarawak Convention Bureau and Sarawak Tourism talks to S Puvaneswary about his past successes
     


    Over coffee with... | February/March 2017 Read More

    Over coffee with Sven Bossu

    The head of Sibos – an annual conference, exhibition and networking event organised by SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) – tells Caroline Boey how the event has evolved and how a host city is picked
     


    Over coffee with... | December 2016/January 2017 Read More

    Over coffee with Geoff Donaghy

    The CEO of International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney tells Rebecca Elliott why the venue is pivitol to the city’s success in the MICE business
     


    Over coffee with... | November 2016 Read More

    Over coffee with Peggy Chong

    The deputy CEO of Singapore’s iconic Gardens by the Bay tells Karen Yue that her garden is always kept fresh and beautiful to entice event planners who are yearning for unconventional venues
     


    Over coffee with... | October 2016 Read More

    Over coffee with Marco Baccanti

    The chief executive of Health Industries South Australia tells Karen Yue why the Adelaide BioMed City can lead the city to MICE success
     


    Over coffee with... | September 2016 Read More

    Over coffee with Karen Tan

    Pan Pacific Hotels Group wants to make a name for itself in the MICE arena with a promise of flexibility and ease in getting things done as well as strengthening a property portfolio. The group’s senior vice-president, sales and revenue performance shares details with Karen Yue
     


    Over coffee with... | August 2016 Read More

    Over coffee with David Peckinpaugh

    US demand for meetings and incentive travel is strong and continues to grow, according to David Peckinpaugh, president, Maritz Travel, based in Missouri. He shares with Caroline Boey his outlook on growth drivers and the sharing economy
     


    Over coffee with... | July 2016 Read More

    Over coffee with Robert Rogers

    The founder of International Live Events Association Hong Kong chapter tells Prudence Lui that the country’s government can do more to elevate the country’s special events industry
     


    Over coffee with... | June 2016 Read More