World of Associations e-Newsletter

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World of Associations News is our monthly e-newsletter, produced in partnership with CIM - Conference & Incentive Management.

This e-newsletter features upcoming international congresses, interviews with association executives, surveys, and best meeting deals/offers for organizations. It is also an interactive platform for international associations who are seeking for opinion-sharing with their peers on topical issues, best practices and experiences.


Newsletter Archive

February 2015
In This Issue:
  • Redefining an association to meet changing needs, by Christoph Raudonat, Director of European Society of Association Executives ( ESAE)
  • Promote a global vision of European clinical research as a dynamic economic sector, by Yoani Matsakis, Conference Chair of the EUCROF Conference 2015, Board member of AFCROs (French Clinical Research Association)
  • Why Paris?, by Cécile Mairaville, Congress Director, Paris Convention Bureau
January 2015
In This Issue:
  • The United Nations 70th anniversary, by Cyril Ritchie, Vice President UIA, President of CoNGO (the Conference of UN NGOs)
  • “We consider each of our events a laboratory of risk and experiment”, by Paul Van Deventer, President and CEO of Meeting Professionals International (MPI)
  • Why Kraków? by Krzysztof Celuch, Head of Poland Convention Bureau Polish Tourist Organisation
December 2014
In This Issue:
  • BOP Business Solutions to End Global Poverty, by Jack Sim, Founder of BOP HUB
  • We bring together people who are involved in running associations, by Nancy Carfrae, Coordinator, Associations Round Tables, UIA
  • Why Dublin?, by Sam Johnston, Dublin Convention Bureau
November 2014
In This Issue:
  • What do international organizations contribute to society?
  • Getting the best young minds: Interview with Prof. Dr. Frauke Zipp, Conference Chair, 12th International Congress of Neuroimmunology (ISNI)
  • Why Mainz?
October 2014
In This Issue:
  • How to make conferences accessible to persons with disabilities?, by Carlotta Besozzi, Director of the European Disability Forum (EDF), and Lila Sylviti, EDF Communication Officer
  • Holidays to be accessible for everyone: Interview with Charles Etienne Bélanger, Director of the International Social Tourism Organisation (ISTO)
  • Why São Paulo?, by Elisabete Sorrentino, International Events Director of São Paulo Convention & Visitors Bureau (SPCVB)
September 2014
In This Issue:
  • Cooperation with UNESCO: Becoming an official partner
  • Inventing the future: Interview with Dr. Irina Verenikina, Chair of the ISCAR 2014 Organising Committee
  • Why Sydney? by Kristian Nicholls, Business Events Sydney (BESydney)
August 2014
In This Issue:
  • Learning experience for association leaders
  • Education is key to improving the social condition of people with epilepsy: Interview with Athanasios Covanis, President of the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE)
  • Why Singapore?
July 2014
In This Issue:
  • Dubai welcomes associations, by the Dubai Convention and Events Bureau (DCEB)
  • ICM serves as the meeting place for the most notable achievements in mathematics: Interview with Hyungju Park, Chairman of Seoul ICM 2014 Organizing Committee
  • Why Seoul?
June 2014
In This Issue:
  • UIA Associations Round Tables: Invitation
  • Increase the momentum of the Alzheimer’s disease movement: by Keith Fargo, Ph.D., Alzheimer's Association Director of Scientific Programs and Outreach
  • UIA's past journals - open access now
May 2014
In This Issue:
  • Meetings and Conventions 2030 by the GCB - German Convention Bureau
  • Foster the always-on mentality of modern consumers: Interview with Jörg Pretzel, CEO of GS1 Germany
  • Why Berlin? by Heike Mahmoud, Director Conventions, visitBerlin Berlin Convention Office



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