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6 May 2014
Upcoming International Congresses
Europe35th Annual Conference of the International Association of Scientific and Technological University Libraries, 02-05/06/2014, Espoo +++ 49th Annual Congress of the European Society for Surgical Research, 21-24/05/14, Budapest +++ 76th Annual Conference of the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, 16-19/06/14, Amsterdam
Asia14th International Conference of the Association des Centres de Recherche sur l'Utilisation Urbaine du Sous-Sol, 24-26/09/14, Seoul +++ 37th Annual Conference of the Water, Engineering and Development Centre, 15-19/09/14, Hanoi +++ 12th Congress of the International Mine Water Association, 18-22/08/14, Xuzhou
AmericaConference of the World Taxpayers Associations, 29-31/05/14, Vancouver +++ 51st Annual Meeting of the Society for Cryobiology, 31/05-04/06/14, Savannah GA +++ 26th Biennial Congress of the South American Society of Cardiology, 30/07-02/08/14, Quito
AfricaAnnual Conference of the International Association of Schools and Institutes of Administration, 30/06-04/07/14, Port Elizabeth +++ 15th Annual Conference of the Global Development Network, 18-20/06/14, Accra +++ 9th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management of the International Society of Engineering Asset Management, 28-31/10/14, Pretoria
Pacific33rd World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress, 20-22/05/14, Melbourne +++ 57th Annual Symposium of the International Association for Vegetation Science, 01-05/09/14, Perth+++ 18th Annual Congress of the Australasian Menopause Society, 26-28/09/14, Auckland
Meetings and Conventions 2030
by the GCB - German Convention Bureau

Megatrends. Technology, mobility, globalisation and sustainability are among the major trends set to shape the meetings industry, according to a global meetings study released by the German Convention Bureau. “Meetings and Conventions 2030: A study of megatrends shaping our industry”, revealed the following top five megatrends:

Technology in work and life: More than 41.6 per cent of respondents identified technology in work and life to be very influential in the future of the meetings business. New forms of knowledge transfer will influence all phases of event planning. For example, the worlds of virtual...
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Meet us at IMEX!

Frankfurt. The Union of International Associations (UIA) will be exhibiting at the international meetings show IMEX in Frankfurt from 20 to 22 May. Meet the UIA: Stand G-316.
Event App Bible

Version 2. The Event App Bible is out with a new version. The new ebook contains new comparison tables assessing features against price ranges and checklists to better approach the selection process. Free download.
Save the date

Round Table Europe. The next UIA Associations Round Table Europe will take place for the first time in Dublin, Ireland on 13 and 14 November 2014. In 2013 more than 200 associations attended the UIA Round Table in Brussels.

Women. Mary Barra now at the helm of GM: Women and career, a topic for conferences. More

Associations in mind. Convention bureaus focus on associations with association development progammes. More
Why Berlin?
Heike Mahmoud, Director Conventions, visitBerlin Berlin Convention Office

Did you know, that in Berlin...
... 126,200 congresses and events were held in 2013?
... 278 medical technology and over 200 biotechnology companies are established
... 180 nations call Berlin their home
... 6,500 restaurants are located
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"Foster the always-on mentality of modern consumers"

Jörg Pretzel, CEO of GS1 Germany

Most people are aware of G7, but not about GS1. What is GS1?
GS1 is an international not-for-profit association with member organizations in over 100 countries. GS1 is dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply and demand chains globally and across sectors. The GS1 system of standards is the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world...
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Important conferences
European Association Summit14-15/05/2014 BrusselsMore
UIA RT Asia22-23/10/2014 SeoulMore
UIA RT Europe13-14/11/2014 DublinMore

Important shows
IMEX20-22/05/2014 FrankfurtMore
AIBTM10-12/06/2014 OrlandoMore
CIBTM17-19/09/2014 BeijingMore

Number of the month

Jobs. A survey by the FAIB, Federation of European and International Associations based in Belgium, of its members shows that together they generate about 13,400 paid jobs. w w w. faib. org
New associations
International Battery and Energy Storage Alliance (IBESA)
w w w. ibesalliance. org
ASEAN Young Professionals Volunteer Corps (AYPVC)
http: //aypvc. com
Africa Adaptation Knowledge Network (AAKNet)
w w w. aaknet. org
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