Author Archives: Alok

Dubai Tourism greets meeting planners to Emirate

One hundred decision-makers and business journalists from Europe were in Dubai this past week, taking part in Dubai Tourism’s efforts to boost the city’s global status and establish it as a top destination for international business events.   The familiarisation …

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Luxury Player Chic Outlet Shopping® Joins IT&CM China 2015 For The First Time

Fresh from a successful stint at IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2014, Chic Outlet Shopping®, a unique outlet shopping concept created by Value Retail, has confirmed its participation at IT&CM China 2015. Chic Outlet Shopping® will showcase its unique MICE offer …

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Cipriani Yas Island allures meeting planners with innovative offerings

Synonymous with timeless luxury, quality and above all simplicity, Cipriani is a brand globally recognised for its distinguished venues and impeccable service from Ibiza to New York, Hong Kong to Venice. As the brand’s first location in the Middle East, …

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Kuala Lumpur bags the honor to host the Hemophilia Congress in 2020

Kuala Lumpur has once again shown its pedigree when it won the bid to host the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) World Congress in 2020, adding to its list of international events to be held that year. According to Malaysia …

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37 million people visited Australia on business events in 2014

The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) released a report by Ernst & Young (EY) highlighting that: Over 37 million people attended more than 412,000 business events across Australia in financial year 2013-14. This generated $28 billion in direct expenditure, …

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MCCA appointed Dante Angelucci, Jr as deputy Deputy Director, development and construction

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) announced the hiring of Dante Angelucci, Jr. as the Authority’s new Deputy Director of Development and Construction.   In his role, Angelucci will be responsible for leading and overseeing the 1.3 million-square-foot expansion of …

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Malaysia’s Industry Champions Feted at KESATRIA Gala Evening

Champions of Malaysian industry gathered for ‘A Knight to Remember’ gala dinner at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (The Centre). The event was graced by Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah, Deputy – Secretary General of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Malaysia …

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March Madness For ACC Liverpool

ACC Liverpool is set to welcome 32,000 visitors to a variety of events, generating £4.6m in economic impact in just four days. The venue is hosting six majorly diverse events over four days in March, ranging from a party political …

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Las Vegas Global Business District Takes Major Step Forward

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors voted today to approve a contract for the purchase of the historic Riviera Hotel & Casino’s 26-acre site as the cornerstone for its planned Las Vegas Global Business District. …

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INCON explores industry strategies with Halic Congress Centre

AIM GroupThe Haliç Congress Center as INCON’s preferred supplier and DEKON as local partner hosted INCON’s Industry Seminar and Leadership Meeting in Istanbul on 9-11th February 2015.   The seminar included expert presentations and a moderated panel debate. INCON Partners, …

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