This Week's Headlines

MEHK outlines strategy to jumpstart Hong Kong’s MICE sector

On May 25, Meeting & Exhibition Hong Kong (MEHK) outlined recovery plans and developed a host of targeted promotions for the various business events...

Event organisers predict return of exhibitions from September

Exhibition organisers in Indonesia are confident that business will resume in September, as the...

HKCEC demonstrates readiness to welcome events

The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) recently hosted the city's first exhibition...

MCEC focuses on relaunching business; hires director for the role

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is turning its focus to the future to...

Singapore’s latest Fortitude Budget continues to support beleaguered MICE industry

While most businesses in Singapore will reopen by July, its aviation and tourism industries...

Q&A

Listening and being heard

Richard Roocroft, global sales director of Interprefy (an online simultaneous translation solution company), shares how overcoming language barriers is now more crucial with the rise of virtual events, and how remote interpretation can help such events increase their breadth and scale

Time for rebirth

Max Boontawee Jantasuwan, president of the new Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) Thailand chapter and founding CEO of Events Travel Asia Group, says the pandemic is presenting his industry peers a chance to rethink and refresh their business

Optimism is the best vaccine

Lisa Hopkins takes control of Conventions & Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) as chief executive in challenging times, but she maintains an air of optimism, believing that there are pockets of opportunity the industry can leverage

Breaking down gender barriers

Oakwood appointed its first female regional general manager for Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand, testament to the company's continued commitment to grooming women for leadership roles. Oakwood Asia Pacific's Paul Stocker, tells us more.

Intelligence

New research from global communications agency ClearStory International has analysed the rapid surge in interest in the most popular tech trends since coronavirus first...
UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has released updated numbers that reflect the impact that tradeshow postponements and cancellations are having for...

€23 billion of lost revenue for global exhibition industry: UFI study

UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has released data that reflect how...

Millennial business travellers in APAC driving post-digital tech wave

Millennial travellers are driving corporate travel towards a post-digital era in Asia-Pacific, as their...

Editor's Pick

The wheels keep turning

Much work is needed to rebuild the MICE sector once Covid-19 blows over. See what event planners can look forward to

10 tips on how brands can stay interactive online

Geraldine Chew, CEO Greater China at Uniplan, shares her thoughts on how brands can stay agile and keep clients engaged online.

Investments in diversity

The hospitality industry has welcomed more women into leadership roles in the past decade, with Accor setting an example as a company that invests in identifying and raising female leaders

Thailand powers up

Thailand is diversifying its support for business events, while operators take groups ever deeper into the heart of local communities

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