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When the time is right, the Finnish business events industry will make sure that meeting planners and congress guests who come to Finland can enjoy their trip safely. Business events suppliers in Finland monitor and follow the advice of authorities regarding the corona virus situation and work together around health safety to ensure the safety of the facilities and services.
Despite being forced on-line due to covid-19, the IEEE 22nd International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing was a success, according to General Chair of the event, professor Atanas Gotchev of Tampere University. With an anticipated attendance of 150 delegates, the on-line event attracted an impressive 680 registered participants.
So what did the organisers do right to reach this success?
Energy is vital to the functioning of our societies. We need solutions that make it possible to combine sound economic growth with little environmental impact and customer convenience. District Energy is the key to sustainability. Its infrastructure enables significant carbon footprint reductions by allowing cities to harvest the potential of renewable energies and surplus heat that would otherwise go to waste!
40th Euroheat & Power Congress goes hybrid – we meet online and onsite!
The Prepared, Hybrid MICE City of Busan
The city of Hamburg has been named as “Germany’s strongest city brand”.
Hamburg claimed the top spot in a number of categories: attractiveness,
future development, city break destination, likeability, uniqueness and
standard of living. Discover the city, its meeting and event facilities
and innovative economic clusters at IBTM World Virtual, taking place 8 –
10 December 2020.
In response to the prolonged COVID-19 situation, Korea MICE Bureau, under the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), released an updated COVID-19 support program for International Conventions to provide extra assistance to groups affected by the pandemic.