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Agency & Association

the eastside rooms agrees partnership with the Events Management Apprenticeship Programme

Sarah Wright, Chair of the Event Management Apprenticeship Programme Board
The Events Management Apprenticeship Programme (EMAP) Board and the eastside rooms have agreed a partnership that will see the venue become the first official partner of the event industry’s foremost apprenticeship and talent initiative.

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CWT research reveals 71% of Business Travelers embrace innovation

CWT infographic
Research by CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, shows that 71% of global business travelers embrace travel innovation. Travelers from the Americas and Asia Pacific are more likely to favor it, with 75% and 71% respectively. Europeans, on the other hand, are warier of the changes – 7% of them stating a reluctance to embrace travel innovation versus 5% of Asia Pacific and 3% of Americas travelers.

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New study reveals the most effective ways to network

Networking events
A new study by Loughborough University and Imago Venues has revealed the most and least effective ways to network at meetings and conferences.
Conversation analysts Professor Elizabeth Stokoe and Dr Magnus Hamann observed how people behave and communicate in networking spaces, and how their actions were influenced by the environment they were in and the objects that were around them.


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TCEB launches “360 Degree Exhibition Success” campaign for Chinese MICE market

Ms. Kanokporn Damrongkul, TCEB's Director of Exhibitions Department (centre)
Initiative rolled out at China Business Forum 2019 underlines strong commitment to strengthening Thai-Sino business partnerships
The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) recently launched a new "360 Degree Exhibition Success" campaign during the China Business Forum 2019 in Beijing, maximising benefits for Chinese business partners through growing opportunities originating from Thailand's 4.0 economic transformation policy.


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Uniquely comprehensive AG Group launched in Italy

Andrea Girolami
Five hotel, catering and service companies unite with the slogan: ‘Your Gateway to Italy’
AG Group is a name that will become famililar to travel organisers of every kind when Italy is the destination.
From today, the AG Group Brand is offering a unique collection of services provided by a merger of five successful hospitality businesses.


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