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.
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:
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.
We are busy getting ready for the UIA Associations Round Table Europe 2019 on Monday 4 Nov 2019.
The UIA welcomes a new Associate Member - Suwon Convention & Visitors' Bureau!
UIA is delighted to welcome its newest Associate Member: Global Conference Management from Cairo, Egypt!
Global Conference Management (GCM) is one of the largest conference management companies operating globally in diverse sectors.
UIA is delighted to welcome its newest Associate Member: MaestroMeetings!
MaestroMeetings is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting academic and social change collaborations by supporting its partners to plan, organize, and manage high-quality events around the world.
UIA is delighted to welcome its newest Associate Member: the Hungarian Tourism Agency!
UIA is delighted to welcome its newest Associate Member: the National Convention and Exhibition Center (NCEC) in Tianjin, China.
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iProcureSecurity seeks to intensify cross-border collaboration between practitioners and foster operational, procedural and technical standardization between the various Emergency Medical Services Systems (EMSS) across Europe.
The CSAAD Research Fellowship invites scholars based and living in Africa and the Diaspora (outside of North America and Europe), and who have completed the PhD within the last four years, to submit applications for the opportunity to spend either one or two semesters at New York University.
The fellowship is open to all academic fields, but the research must focus on some aspect(s) of Africa or its Diaspora.
Porto, Portugal from June 30th through July 3rd, 2020
Congress website: https://www.isipar2020.com/
Abstract Submission Deadline: April 15, 2020
Congress Dates: June 30th through July 3rd, 2020
In the spring of 2018, the City of Bruges commissioned the construction of a new trade fair and convention centre to ‘Beursgenootschap Souto de Moura - META – CFE’. The new building will be located in the historical city centre, within easy walking distance from most hotels and sights. It will open its doors at the end of 2021.
Bruges to build new trade fair and convention centre in the heart of the historical city
The Federation of European and International Associations Established in Belgium (FAIB) has released its calendar for the upcoming lunch-debates.
Message to all international associations!
Legal and tax webinar for international associations in Belgium
On 27 September 2019, international associations in Belgium have the opportunity to participate in a morning webinar during which 3 recognized experts will focus on the must-knows for organizations.
The topics which will be covered are:
Session I: What is the impact of the new Code of Companies and Associations on international associations?
In the seminar we will clarify the impact of the new Code on international associations. We will in particular provide answers to the following questions:
What are Intellectual Property Rights and why are they important if I want to do business in/with China?
Intellectual Property Rights are legally enforceable rights over the use of inventions or other creative works such as patents, copy right and trademarks which enable people to earn recognition or financial benefit from what they invent or create. IP (Intellectual Property), as intangible assets, are key to the competitiveness of your business in the global economy. IP is a primary method for securing a return-on-investment in innovation, creativity and reputation and is particularly relevant to SMEs as they internationalize their businesses to areas such as Mainland China.