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23rd of April 2020

The Union of International Associations (UIA) has invited 25,000 international associations to participate in its 8th edition of the Survey on International Meetings Issues to uncover how they organize their meetings and conferences. The Report will be released on 12th November 2020 at the annual UIA Associate Members Meeting in Prague and be freely available to the public on the UIA’s website.

23rd of April 2020
10th of March 2020
29th of January 2020

The UIA welcome's it's newest Associate Member, the Davos Convention Bureau.

The Convention Bureau Davos (CB) represents and markets the Destination Davos Klosters international and national as meeting place for congresses, meetings, incentives and events.

13th of December 2019
25th of November 2019

Boardroom has published an article about UIA's Round Table Europe 2019 entitled "Getting in Shape with UIA Round Table Europe".

"The UIA Round Tables are organized annually by the Union of International Associations, the Brussels-based research institute and documentation centre. They lie at the very core of UIA’s education project, and provide an opportunity to learn through networking and practice how to better run associations. UIA has been a pioneer in monitoring and provision of information on international organizations, international associations and their global challenges since its establishment in 1907."

You can read the full article here: https://boardroom.global/getting-in-shape-with-uia-round-table-europe/

21st of November 2019

Founded in 2004, GainingEdge operates from seven cities worldwide and has successfully delivered over 100 engagements across the globe. They have an excellent track record in association management consulting, establishment of new convention & visitor bureaus, capability development of existing bureaus, destination strategy, convention centre feasibility studies and in-market convention and incentive sales representation.

21st of November 2019

The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member - Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC)!

BITEC is a world class exhibition and convention venue. For over two decades BITEC continues to serve the MICE industry through a diverse portfolio of events including global congresses, meetings and product display events. Its offering includes:

31st of October 2019

The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member - Strategic Research & Insight!

Strategic Research & Marketing is a full-service research and evaluation agency based in Cardiff, Wales. With many years of experience across a large number of projects and sectors, they offer assistance in a wide range of research areas.

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10th of January 2023

In 2022, facing the new challenges posed by Covid-19 epidemic, and adhering to the purpose of “Communication & Cooperation, Development with Concerted Efforts”, International Silk Union (ISU) maintained close contact with relevant government departments, industry organizations, enterprises and colleges, so as to serve the development of the international silk industry. There were Eleven aspects of work have been carried out in a targeted manner, making positive contributions to promoting the sustainable development of the silk industry.

4th of January 2023

KTO Hosts Forum Seeking Ways to Revitalize Local MICE Industry

-In Connection with 2030 Busan World Expo Bidding Efforts-

The Korea Tourism Organization (President Kim Jang-sil) held a ‘MICE Industry Revitalization Forum’ on December 19 at the Commodore Hotel in Busan, together with the Office of Representative Hwangbo Seung-hee of the National Assembly’s Culture, Sports and Tourism Committee and Busan Metropolitan City.

19th of December 2022

Surrounded by the sea, Busan is well known as a summer tourist destination. It is also a popular winter destination to Koreans who want to avoid the cold weather thanks to its location in the southern part of the country and its warmer winter climate. In addition, various activities and unique attractions can be enjoyed in the winter in Busan, doubling the fun of the year-end holiday. For instance, there are cooking classes where you can make traditional Busan dishes.

19th of December 2022

The COVID pandemic has caused many changes in the MICE industry, an industry which creates positive ripple effects throughout all areas of society, including the economy and cultural industries. As we entered the era of a “new normal” in 2022, offline-only MICE events reached their limits and hybrid events were increasingly adopted, accelerating the digital transformation of the MICE industry.

28th of November 2022

Finland Convention Bureau tells inspiring stories of their local congress heroes and shows how congresses can have a positive impact on society.

22nd of November 2022

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.

2nd of November 2022
The live web Yearly Academic Conference of the European Independent Foundation in Angiology / Vascular Medicine will be held on 2 to 4 December 2022. See here for more information and for registration: https://europeanangiologydays.net
27th of October 2022

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.

19th of October 2022
Dieter Korczak has been coordinating an EU co-financed project in 13 EU Member States since July this year. This project is about setting up debt counselling centres in the countries Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Hungary and Cyprus.
11th of October 2022

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

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