This Week's Headlines

BESarawak surpasses 2022 targets; launches business events journal

Business Events Sarawak (BESarawak) has secured 94 business events in 2022, surpassing its initial target of 90 events. Of the 94 business events, 81 business...

BESydney closes 2022 on a high

With a month to go in 2022, BESydney has secured another 14 bid wins...

Singapore launches MICE roadmap, aims to achieve net zero by 2050

Singapore’s MICE Sustainability Roadmap was unveiled yesterday by the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and...

Sustainability remains a long-term goal as airlines recover: IATA chief

IATA has reiterated the importance of keeping sustainable growth in sight as the air...

New Zealand invites MICE planners to create meaningful connections in latest...

New Zealand is extending an invitation to business event planners who seek more through...

Q&A

Annette Gregg, the freshly-minted CEO of SITE (Society for Incentive Travel Excellence), endeavours to spur the incentive travel sector to greater heights. She talks about how the association plans to adapt to the changing needs of the market, and how smarter programme planning can benefit all parties
Andreas Slettvoll, CEO of CHOOOSE, has been busy forming various partnerships with various suppliers across the travel ecosystem to underline the importance of transparent climate data to support sustainable travel. He shares more about the how far the company has come in five years

Event Technology

Evenesis completes acquisition of Txtsy

Malaysia-based events technology company Evenesis has acquired Malaysian tech start-up Txtsy, which specialises in fully integrated online and offline events. Since the company started two...

Zoom, Cvent power up hybrid events with partnership

Following a successful collaboration between Cvent and Zoom Video Communications, Inc in delivering an...

Interprefy releases solution to resolve event audio issues

Multilingual meeting technology and services provider Interprefy has released a new solution that aims...

Gevme rolls out new event website builder

Singapore-headquartered virtual events and events technology provider Gevme has launched a new integrative and...

Intelligence

Accelerating the digital transformation of travel and expense (T&E) will be vital to improving the employee experience and achieving corporate goals next year, according...
More than three-quarters of business travellers say their employer treats traveller health, safety and security as a priority, but only 36% of travellers say...

Health and safety remain top concern for APAC corporate travellers: SAP...

SAP Concur has released new research that finds Asia-Pacific (APAC) corporate travellers are concerned...

New Sabre survey reveals shifting shape of corporate travel

An increase in bookings, a switch to low-cost carriers, and a focus on new...

Editor's Pick

Meeting place of the future

Wellington has embraced and respected its environment, and put sustainability at the forefront of its future plans, ensuring the city’s business events industry will also be able to thrive in the long run.

Walking the sustainability talk

Companies are establishing a number of stringent policies to propel the business events and travel industry forward on its sustainability journey.

Rewarding incentives

As corporate incentive trips return, planners are spotting a stronger desire among top achievers to travel more responsibly and to leave their destinations in a better place than they were previously.

Catch up with Gad Permata

The vice president of Adhouse Clarion Events recalls his entry into the events business and the many challenges that shape his love for bringing people together.

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