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18th of September 2017
Korea is seeing a sharp increase in business visitors from Taiwan in 2017 in response to active marketing and support programs at home and abroad by the Korea MICE Bureau (KMB) division of the Korea Tourism Organization. Some 30,000 Taiwanese corporate travelers are currently enjoying incentive travel-based visits to Korea throughout the second half of the year, just over a month after business events roadshows successfully conducted by the KMB in the island nation’s largest cities.
15th of September 2017

Is your association considering Japan as a potential host destination for a meeting or conference? The Japan National Tourism Organization invites association executives to apply for the 2018 Meet Japan Program, a fully hosted inspection tour.

15th of September 2017

The prestigious Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Power & Energy Society (PES) has chosen Thailand as the venue for its 2019 GTD Grand International Conference & Exposition, the first time this event will be held outside the United States. 

11th of September 2017

Register now for the 2017 GCHERA World Conference, to be held at Nanjing Agricultural University, from October 28 - 30 (arrive October 27).  The GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2017 Award Ceremony will be held the same weekend.

28th of August 2017

31th Winter Course of the International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts (ISODARCO)

Subject: The Evolving Nuclear Order: New Technology and Nuclear Risk
Venue: Andalo (Trento, Italy)
Date: 7-14 January 2018

Director of the School: Carlo Schaerf (ISODARCO, Rome, Italy).

11th of August 2017
If you are interested in solutions for one of the biggest challenges of our time - plastic pollution, join us at our 9th Plasticity Forum, this time in Sydney on October 31st.  This is all about the future of plastic, and where the leaders are going with design, innovation, materials, recycling, and scaled solutions, for a world without the waste footprint.
11th of August 2017
We are pleased to announce that our Global Alert app/platform for reporting trash hotspots anywhere in the world's waterways and coastlines was selected as one of the top eight apps in the world bringing positive change with technology, by CEO Magazine.  Of course there are many apps doing good things, but it is nice to be recognized.
11th of August 2017

The world faces a looming challenge of handling our waste, an increasing percentage of which is made of plastic, which simply does not go away. Plastic usually accounts for up to 20 percent of a municipality’s waste generation by weight, but by volume, the proportion is significantly higher.

3rd of August 2017

On the occasion of its General Assembly of 14 June, the FAIB announced the following changes with immediate entry into force:

Adrian HARRIS, Director General of Orgalime, becomes FAIB President.

21st of July 2017

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and ICCA Thailand are successful in attracting a record high number of Thai associations to attend the two annual seminars aimed at strengthening association management, enhancing their professional role and enabling them to collaborate with suppliers in organizing successful international conferences.


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