ASAE enhances support for newly-independent Chinese associations
The American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) has started to provide education to newly-independent Chinese associations that have been weaned off government funding and management, a process that is gaining steam in China and transforming the country's associations landscape.
Kagoshima avails tram rental options for event planners
Kagoshima's transportation bureau has made available three types of trams for group rental.
IHG makes MICE bookings in Thailand easier for bookers
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has recently launched a dedicated landing page for MICE events at its hotels and resorts across Thailand.
Destination Asia Malaysia launches PCO arm
Destination Asia Malaysia has opened a new PCO division to meet the growing demand for specialist management of conferences and events in Malaysia.
Hybrid meetings the future for association events
Members of Singapore's elite Conference Ambassador Programme (CAP), set up by the Singapore Tourism Board to bring association events to the city-state, have raised the possibility of creating "hybridised" meetings that cross-pollinate industries.
Vista Equity Partners completes acquisition of Cvent
The recent merger of Cvent and Lanyon Solutions will see the two providers of cloud-based enterprise event management technology combine business operations and become a privately-held company operating under the Cvent brand in the coming year.
ICESAP Conference introduces daily delegate rate
A special daily piece-meal delegate rate arrangement has been introduced for the coming ICESAP Conference in Singapore, which will kick off this Wednesday.
Japan tour operator uses geisha arts to lure more groups
The Do Edo programme by Japanese tour company Shin-Nichiya is tapping MICE demand for authentic local experiences with a new Tokyo-based dinner and entertainment package featuring geishas.
Istanbul CVB unveils free marketing collaterals toolkit for event planners
MICE planners now have more reason to hold their events in Turkey's most populous city with the launch of Istanbul CVB's new Istanbul Event Planners' Toolkit.
[Sponsored Post] JNTO reaches out to Singapore-based associations with roadshow
Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO) met 40 specially selected Association Buyers and PCOs handling association meetings at the recent destination roadshow in Singapore on the 27th of October 2016, co-organised by IT&CM Events.