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EICC launches 2017 public lecture series

Left to right are Adam Wilkinson of Edinburgh World Heritage and Marshall Dallas of the EICC

EICC partners with City of Edinburgh Council and ETAG to produce public lecture programme based around Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) has announced its series of Innovation Nation public lectures for 2017, this year in partnership with the City of Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh Tourism Action Group (ETAG).  

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QEII Centre hosts Winter Scientific Meeting for Association of Anaesthetists

QEII Centre Winter Scientific Meeting London 2017
London’s QEII Centre welcomed the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland (AAGBI) for the 20th consecutive year at the association’s Winter Scientific Meeting London 2017.
The event, which took place at QEII from Wednesday 11 – Friday 13 January, saw over 1,000 medical professionals attending ground-breaking talks on anaesthetic topics and controversies, featuring high-profile international keynote speakers including Baroness Professor Susan Greenfield, Dr Andy Bodenham and Professor Justiaan Swanevelder.


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Future brides flock to Royal ICC

Royal International Convention Centre exterior
More than 3,000 brides-to-be are expected to walk down the Royal International Convention Centre (Royal ICC) aisles over the next three days, at the Your Local Wedding Guide Bridal Expo.
They’ll meet with 130 exhibitors, offering everything from entertainment and photography to hair and makeup, plus there’ll be fashion parades to view and wedding gowns to try on.


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Westfalenhallen Dortmund has expanded its digital-signage network

Westfalenhallen Dortmund signage upgrade

Expansion to over 60 kompas players – digital signage and digital door signs in the congress center – use of kompas and FairMate

With the installation of 21 new kompas players, the Westfalenhallen Dortmund has expanded it digital-signage network. The new displays, including six 55'' screens from Samsung, were installed in both the congress center and the Mercure Hotel Dortmund Messe & Kongress. Both the congress center and the Mercure hotel are run by KHC Westfalenhallen GmbH. Beside the displays, in particular 15 smaller 15.6'' screens for digital room signs were installed in the congress center.

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Messukeskus Helsinki to launch the world’s first large-scale AR application intended for the general public

Messukeskus Helsinki exterior signage

Starting from the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair, augmented reality will be part of the exhibition experience

Starting from the MATKA Nordic Travel Fair in January, Augmented Reality, or AR, will be a permanent part of the customer experience at Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre. This is the first commercial AR application to be used in Finland. The AR solution introduced by Messukeskus is also the first fully immersive AR solution in the world to be implemented in such a large-scale environment.

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