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5 changes you should make for a better 2018

Biz Events Asia selects the most common changes industry professionals would make to better cope with possible economic uncertainties.

MICE Capabilities to launch new Event 101 curriculum

The initiative aims to create a sustainable workforce by equipping students, the future MICE leaders, with the practical knowledge and expertise to face the challenges of the fast-moving meetings industry.

Singapore selected for Skift's inaugural Asia forum

Global travel industry intelligence Skift Inc. and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) have announced at the Skift Global Forum in New York City that Singapore will host the Skift Forum Asia edition in 2018.

PCMA announces Convening Leaders 2021 destination

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has announced that Convening Leaders 2021 will be held in the United States’ fourth largest city, Houston, Texas, on January 10-13.

Singapore MICE Forum records highest number of participants

The 2017 Singapore MICE Forum recorded the highest number of participants in its seven years of history, with about 48 percent of those who attended holding senior management positions.

Case study: Silicon Valley storage firm Quantum goes to Thailand

Quantum shares the benefits of holding its biggest annual events back-to-back, and how a timely connection with the bureau led to smoother planning and more meaningful experiences.

BMW Australia appoints events agency

BMW has appointed  Australia-based creative services business KOJO as their event services and experiential production partner following a closed, competitive, four-way pitch.

WATCH: Insights and highlights from WOW Awards & Convention Asia 2017

Biz Events Asia heads to New Delhi to check out the biggest convention for live entertainment in business events and weddings in India and finds out first-hand from the founder about negotiating business with the Indian market.

Thought leadership content to initiate ICESAP Conference in Shanghai

Industry thought leaders from client, agency and supply side will kick-off day one of the 4th Annual Incentive, Conference & Event Society Asia Pacific (ICESAP) Conference programme with three simultaneously run Leaders Forums.

Future host cities announced for PCMA Convening Leaders

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has revealed confirmed destinations for its annual Convening Leaders event for 2019 and 2020.

Keynote highlights announced for ICESAP conference in Shanghai

The 4th Annual Incentive, Conference & Event Society Asia Pacific (ICESAP) Conference will mix a blend of closed-door leader’s forums, three global agency-led innovative workshops providing the very latest trends and advances in the industry, and more.

C2 Melbourne location announced

The first C2 event to be held for the first time outside its home location, Montreal, will convert one of the most unexpected locations in Melbourne for the world’s most innovative business conference.

Pico’s P3 Innovation forms strategic alliance with OurCrowd

Pico Far East Holdings Limited (Pico) announced the formation of a strategic alliance between P3 Innovation and OurCrowd, a global equity crowd-funding platform and venture capital fund based in Israel.

Melbourne dubbed creativity capital of Australia with the launch of innovative business event, C2 Melbourne

Biz Events Asia, 25 Melbourne business events industry professionals and a crowd of cheering, enthusiastic participants attended the official press conference of C2 Melbourne at the 2017 C2 Montreal on Thursday, May 25, 2017.

Pacific World introduces research-backed experience programme

A team of 30 product developers at Pacific World will monitor industry trends and design experiences to fuel management, boost productivity and bolster relationships.

BNDCC to host World Ports Conference

Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC) has been selected as the venue for the 30th International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) World Ports Conference, taking place from May 7-12, 2017.

CWT reveals first brand refresh since 1994

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) unveiled a new look ahead of the launch of its new global marketing campaign, which revolves around the tagline of “Make the world work for you”.

Watch: ICC Sydney Culinary Experience

The culinary experience at ICC Sydney has garnered attention worldwide for the quality of its facilities and cuisine. The video captures some of the convention centre’s culinary highlights that has been gaining recognition among its customers.

Sibos chooses Singapore for the third time

Sibos has announced that it will return to Boston in 2020 followed by Singapore in 2021, following successful runs in 2003 and 2015.

New Zealand first to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day

New Zealand will be the first country in the world to celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID17) this week with a free breakfast event in Wellington.

Global millennial summit heads to Sydney

Sydney has been chosen to host the next global Millennial 20/20 Summit, a unique and experiential event that focuses on commerce and business powered by the millennials and future generations.

Singapore chosen once again for YPO Edge conference

More than 2,700 young business leaders will head to Singapore in March 2018 for YPO’s landmark annual event, YPO Edge, also known as the largest gathering of chief executives.

Brisbane wins Asia’s largest computer graphics conference

Set to attract 6,000 of the world’s top technical and creative talents, SIGGRAPH Asia will hold its exhibition and conference in Australia for the first time in November 2019.

The big change heading to PCMA’s education conference

Organisers of the PCMA Education Conference have decided to forgo the ease of having attendees attend educational sessions under one roof and instead spread them across New York.

Malaysia scores Asia Pacific Life Insurance Congress 2017

Genting Highlands in Malaysia is set to welcome over 5,000 insurance professionals and financial advisors to the largest financial services congress in the region.

Coex to host Seoul’s first Comic Con

Conferences and events looking to theme up can now leverage on Seoul’s first Comic Con this year from August 4-6, 2017, taking place at Coex.

Siemens awards travel business to CWT

Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has won the tender to provide services to Siemens in the European region encompassing 32 countries, after showing a high level of flexibility in meetings Siemens’ needs.

Malaysia selected to host the UFI APAC conference in 2018

Malaysia has won the bid to play host to the 13th UFI Asia Pacific Conference (Open Seminar) next year, triumphing over potential cities in China that were also in the bid run.

Tokyo wins bid for 11th SIGGRAPH Asia in 2018

Japan – After years of lobbying, Tokyo has been selected to host the 11th SIGGRAPH Asia in 2018, which was started in Yokohama in 2008 and most recently held in Kobe.

3 inspiring themed events that made an impact

Themed events come in several types. The most common ones use a broad, easily recognised theme to give guests an instant understanding of the event experience, while a more nuanced theme can be used to highlight business goals and bring a brand to life.

Record attendance at PCMA’s 2017 Convening Leaders

Global – The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) raised the bar at its 2017 Convening Leaders in early January, attracting a record 4,175 delegates to the event in Austin, Texas.

KLCC wins bid for World Cancer Congress 2018

Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) is set to be the venue for the Union for International Cancer Control’s (UICC) World Cancer Congress 2018.

Tourico Holidays joins Hotelbeds Group

Global – Hotelbeds Group and Tourico Holidays have joined forces to drive innovation in the B2B Bedbank space, combining companies with complementary geographic footprints.

euromic makes strides into Asia

Asia – Global events and destination management partnership, euromic, a non-commercial association, has announced an expansion of its network services into two Asian destinations: South Korea and Taiwan.

AccorHotels restructures major lease portfolio in Australia

Australia – AccorHotels has reached an agreement with a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) to restructure a portfolio of 31 hotels and 4,097 rooms in Australia.

Tips to make your event marketing successful

How you engage and the way you approach your target audience matter.

The Appointment Group makes major acquisition in Australia

Australia – The Appointment Group Asia Pacific (TAG) continues to expand its presence with the acquisition of Axis Events, a major Australian event management company founded by events industry leader, Paul Christie.

cievents designs Emirates marquee at Melbourne Cup

Australia – Strategic events agency cievents took inspiration from Australia’s local destinations to create the Emirates marquee at Melbourne Cup 2016.

Takasaki city brings business expo to Singapore

Singapore - On November 18, 2016, the Japan Business Expo – Takasaki Day will showcase 14 prominent businesses and tourism opportunities in Takasaki city at the Pan Pacific Singapore.

HotelAsia returns in 2018

Singapore – HotelAsia, one of Food&HotelAsia’s pioneer specialised trade shows will feature an impressive host of brands, showcase new equipment and technology and unveil a Singapore Pavilion for the first time.

14th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition revs up on technology

China - How Pico turned on the turbo for a few of the biggest automobiles at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition 2016 (Auto China 2016).

Buffalo Tours incorporates dedicated business events division

Buffalo Tours has launched its new business events division – Buffalo Events – to support its corporate clients and agents in crafting meaningful events and incentives focused on unique experiences and corporate social responsibility (CSR) objective

Are event bureaux well-loved by planners?

Global - Event bureaux continue to be a driving force behind economic development for business events, backed by the overwhelming support of event professionals throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Staging Connections delivers their largest event in Tasmania

Australia – Staging Connections in Hobart welcomed 1,000 Operating Room nurses, students and industry representatives for the ACORN 2016 conference and gala on May 25-28, 2016 for ICMS Australasia.

Case Study: Australia’s Top 100 Restaurant Awards in Sydney

Australia – The best of Australia’s culinary world gathered to celebrate and recognise another year of restaurant excellence at The Australian Financial Review Australia’s Top 100 Restaurant Awards event in Sydney.

Darwin partners with SilkAir to attract Singapore event planners

Australia - SilkAir recently announced that flight frequency between Darwin and Singapore has been stepped up and organised a "Discover Darwin" event for business event planners from Singapore.

HKECIA hosts Global Exhibitions Day Conference

The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) will organise the Global Exhibitions Day Conference on June 8, 2016, in support of the first ever Global Exhibitions Day.

Delve Into Singapore: Future Foretold

A panel session moderated by international media personality and travel host, Anita Kapoor, discussed how design and technology are impacting the future of hospitality.

Snaps from Wine Down Wednesday at Highlander Chijmes

Thank you to everyone who took the time to join us at this month's Wine Down Wednesday, as well as sponsors Duetto and Highlander at Chijmes for hosting us.


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Sofitel Mumbai BKC

Book now for a ‘Magnifique’ stay at the Sofitel Mumbai BKC and rediscover luxury, coupled with personalized service and serenity in the heart of Mumbai.

Novotel Singapore on Stevens

Meet with success in our modern and contemporary function rooms, equipped with fast internet, live video webcast, high technology equipment, ergonomic furniture and natural daylight. Let our meeting experts organize your event, catered to your needs.

Fairmont Makati

Fairmont Makati luxury hotel features over 1,700 square meters of versatile meeting and function space, including an 859 square meter ballroom accommodating up to 600 diners. Additional meeting rooms for 30 to 40 guests are also available.

OZO Wesley Hong Kong

OZO Wesley Hong Kong, located only a 15-minute walk away from one of the city’s major exhibition venues, provides not only cosy and stylish accommodation for business travellers, but also the space for a perfect meeting, seminar or event.

Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa

Renowned as host to the most exclusive events, Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa offers unforgettable and personalised experiences for your company. State-of-art function spaces can accommodate up to 120 attendees for elegant soirées and cocktail parties.

Wyndham Legend Halong

Wyndham Legend Halong locates on the coastline of Bai Chay with stunning views of the World Heritage listed site Ha Long Bay and Bai Chay Bridge; whilst offering an easy access to the downtown and surrounding attractions.

The Langham Hong Kong

Stage an immersive meeting to deliver an experiential environment that fully engages delegates with The Langham, Hong Kong’s Meaningful Meetings for the Senses.

Novotel Danang Premier Han River

Uniquely located in Danang downtown on the beautifully designed West Bank of the Han River, Novotel Danang Premier Han River is set to take its place as a premier hotel and events venue.

Harbour Grand Hong Kong

From now until December 2017, plan your meeting at Harbour Grand Hong Kong to enjoy complimentary room or suite upgrade, and more.

Marina Mandarin Singapore

Marina Mandarin Singapore seeks to deliver the best as they cater to business needs with their full suite of dedicated facilities and services.

The St. Regis Singapore

The St. Regis Singapore invites meeting and event planners to join the hotel’s efforts in building a better environment. Its sustainable meeting offer allows you to go green and contributes to the venue’s plans for more eco-conscious corporate events.

Novotel Hua Hin Cha Am Beach Resort & Spa

Novotel Hua Hin Cha Am Beach Resort & Spa is offering a new dimension for meetings and events.

Amara Singapore

MICE organisers and guests looking to host their events at Amara Singapore now have the option to enjoy an array of Halal-certified menus which are exclusively prepared and served from its events kitchen.

The Slate Phuket

Relaunched in August 2016, The Slate Phuket is offering a holistic wellbeing MICE package to encourage creativity and team-bonding for the modern, health-conscious business executive.


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Singapore needs ‘first mover advantage’ to remain competitive

The Tourism Industry Conference 2018 organised by the Singapore Tourism Board warns industry players not to rest on their laurels despite a positive growth.

Marriott International unveils unified loyalty programmes

Members will have the option to earn and redeem points at more than 6,500 hotels in 127 countries and territories.

CASE STUDY: YPO Edge returns to Singapore

More than 2,800 young leaders from more than 90 countries descend on the Lion City for impressive event that defies convention.

Global Meetings Industry Day focuses on legacy

#Eventprofs mark the third Global Meetings Industry Day by highlighting ‘real results and real impact’ of business events.

CASE STUDY: International Dragon Awards 2017

More than 5,500 Chinese insurance specialists descend on Melbourne for five-day convention.

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