Beyond Asia: Estonian History Museum, 52nd EPCA Annual Meeting, and Nalan Emre

Here's TTGmice's weekly round-up of MICE developments outside of Asia-Pacific.

The Estonian History Museum
The Estonian History Museum

New event space opens in Estonia’s capital
The Estonian History Museum’s within the Maarjamäe Palace complex recently reopened in time for the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia.

The museum’s summer hall is able to organise dinners and receptions, as well as concerts and seminars for up to 120 seated. Meanwhile, the fireplace hall is another suitable space that can hold up to 80 seated.

The Maarjamäe Palace Park complex also comprises the Estonian Film Museum and the historic stables building. The Film Museum has a 210-seat cinema and conference hall, café, temporary exhibition hall and a small seminar room.

Events can also be organised at the historic stable building that was renovated in late 2014. It can be used as a seminar venue for groups of up to 50.

EPCA heads to Vienna this October
The European Petrochemical Association (EPCA) will be heading to Vienna for its 52nd EPCA Annual Meeting from October 7-10, 2018.

This year’s theme is Petrochemicals and the Low-Carbon Economy: Versatile Solutions for Greater Sustainability, and the conference will look at how the petrochemical industry contributes to the transition towards a low-carbon economy, providing innovative and sustainable solutions in cooperation with its suppliers, customers and other stakeholders that support smart cities, smart mobility and climate-resilient society at large.

This annual event will see approximately 3,000 participants.

IMEX Group promotes Nalan Emre to COO
The IMEX Group has promoted Nalan Emre from organising director to the newly-created position of chief operating officer.

In her new role, Emre is responsible for managing the operations (formerly the organising team), office management, event tech and HR teams at the UK-headquartered company. She will plan and direct IMEX’s operational policies, structures, procedures and initiatives and collaborate with the chairman, CEO and financial director to set company strategy, forecasts and plans.

The German has been with IMEX for over 16 years, but possesses over 20 years’ experience in the meeting and event industry.

Meanwhile, Mark Mulligan, who has worked for IMEX since 2011, steps into Nalan’s former role to become director of operations.

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