Gold Coast's new destination brand plays up its personality, local draws
The Gold Coast's unique character and experiences have taken centre stage in its newest destination brand platform, We Are Destination Gold Coast, which was launched nationwide on Sunday and will hit international markets in March.
Regional trips, hotel downgrades for Asian incentives observed
Some Asian incentive buyers at AIME are reporting a change in client product preferences shaped by cautious business sentiments.
Melbourne Convention Bureau paints the face of future meetings
Melbourne Convention Bureau's (MCB) new publication, The Future of Business Meetings Industry Report, has discovered that meetings will evolve in the next 25 years to become more interaction-focused, more tech-heavy and more personalised to satisfy individual attendee, see a greater element of voluntourism, and attract a broader range of attendees.
ICCA Malaysia to study the success of Kuching's ICCA Congress
The ICCA Malaysia Committee held their first meeting of the year in mid-January, where it was used to review the ICCA Congress 2016 summary provided by the host committee.
LMFAsia returns for third instalment in Singapore
The third edition of Last Mile Fulfilment Asia (LMFAsia), a tradeshow for the retail, e-commerce, logistics and parcel industries, will be held from March 2-3, 2017 at the Singapore Expo.
Langham tantalises meeting planners with sensory experiences
The Langham, Hong Kong is introducing the Meaningful Meetings for the Senses programme to deliver experiential meeting environments inspired by colours.
International Solid Waste Association to discuss sustainable consumption at 2018 congress
Sustainable consumption as a solution to waste minimisation will be the centre of focus at the 28th edition of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) World Congress 2018, to be held from October 22 to 24 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
Vishal Dhale joins ICESAP
The Incentive, Conference & Event Society Asia Pacific (ICESAP) has appointed Vishal Dhale, head – sales rewards & recognition, Birla Sun Life Insurance Co to the honorary position of regional vice-president ICESAP (South Asia).
Nordic-themed event venue comes to Singapore
Following the success of Huone Helsinki, Huone Events Hotel is expanding beyond its Nordic base and bringing its creative meetings concept to Clarke Quay, Singapore, as a first-of-its-kind in Asia-Pacific.
UFI: Exhibition industry poised for global growth in 2017
Despite an ongoing slowdown in global economic growth, and a decline in open trade promoters on the international stage, the exhibition industry remains geared for continued growth in 2017, according to the recent 18th UFI Global Barometer survey.