Waging Peace Building - Humanity's Golden Peace
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October 9, 2022 at 11:00 AM PDT
This initiative seeks to ensure full single market freedoms for associations, simplifying their cross-EU activities and promoting their fundamental rights.
Current rules create obstacles, such as additional registrations, when associations operate across EU borders. This may distort the market for non-profit organisations, affecting the EU democratic space and the exercise of EU fundamental rights.
The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member Kingsley Napley.
Becoming a SMART association
By Ivo Franschitz, Founder and Owner of ENITED business events (http://www.enited.eu)
The Report provides two views of a sector continuing to face multiple challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic: data for meetings in the year 2019 are presented in-full, the “last good year” before the crisis, in addition to an analysis of what took place in 2021.
UIA is pleased to announce the location of it's Association Round Tables for 2024 and 2026:
UIA Associations Round Table Europe 2024 will take place in Firenze, Italy on 14 & 15 November 2024
UIA Associations Round Table Europe 2026 will take place in Lucerne, Switzerland (date to be determined)
In October / November 2023 and 2025 UIA Round Table Europe will take place in Brussels
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Finland Convention Bureau tells inspiring stories of their local congress heroes and shows how congresses can have a positive impact on society.
Busan, a global city known for its excellent MICE infrastructure and abundant tourism resources, continues to double down on its efforts to win the right to host the World Expo 2030, scheduled to be held from May 1 to October 31, 2030. Leading Korean companies and citizens have joined Busan’s efforts to win the bid and demonstrate the city’s capabilities as an expo host.
Busan is a global MICE city whose reputation is growing stronger by the day. With the end of the COVID pandemic in sight, the global MICE industry is resuming business as usual. In the first half of this year alone, the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) held over 100 more events than it did all of last year.
Global 5G Connections Reach 813 Million in Q2 2022; Up 112% from Q2 2021
Expected to Reach 5.9 Billion by End of 2027, Adding 1 Billion a Year from 2023 to 2027
North America 5G Connections Grew 21% Quarterly to Reach 99 Million at End of Q2 2022
EURO 2022 in Espoo exceeded all expectations and received great feedback.
Antti Punkka, Chair of the Organising Committee, shares his experiences and insights about organizing the EURO 2022 conference, Espoo as a congress destination and much more.
Without a doubt, the era of ESG (environmental, social, and governance) has arrived as a worldwide trend for sustainable growth throughout industries. Previously, businesses were mainly assessed based on their financial achievements but recently their ESG values are also being scrutinized more than ever by both stakeholders and consumers. This applies to the MICE industry as well.
Korea has recently successfully launched the satellite launch rocket Nuri and the lunar probe Danuri in succession. Based on these achievements, the country is securing a stronger global standing academically and technologically in terms of space science. Korea is also being recognized for its ability to attract relevant MICE events.