Agency & Association

ICCA & BestCities Global Alliance announce 2020 Incredible Impacts Winning Associations

The business events sector has recently been faced with many challenges – but one thing that has prevailed is the exhibition of perseverance through adversity and dedication to creating legacy that goes far beyond the conference walls.  
The Incredible Impacts Programme, now in its fourth year, run collaboratively by ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance, has selected three winning associations as leading examples of excellence within the global meetings industry that each display these inspiring qualities.


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10 ways a contactless POS can boost revenues, loyalty and the bottom line

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Contactless dining is taking hospitality to new heights while bringing normalcy to diners
By Lucky Thalas
If there is a silver lining to COVID-19, it’s that contactless dining has accelerated the digital transformation of the restaurant industry. Rather than closing their doors as the pandemic lingers on, restaurateurs are seeking new ways to speed table turns, reduce risk and lower labor costs. In response, hospitality technologist are developing the much-needed solutions, the most successful of which is a purpose-built, mobile, in-seat ordering, tipping and payment platform that is seamlessly synced to the restaurant’s point-of-sale system and gives restaurant patrons touch free control over their dining experiences.


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Roadshow events business helps major brands get back to business in face of COVID disruption

Roadshow specialists EMS – The Roadshow Experts have experienced an increase in the major brands and global companies looking to pursue European tours, as a safe alternative to postponed events and exhibitions.
The likes of medical and safety equipment manufacturer Dräger are resuming their long-running and successful roadshows to maintain their marketing strategies in the face of COVID-19.


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The Advantage Travel Partnership partners with HBAA

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Working in collaboration for the benefit of members and for the good of the business travel and Meetings & Events industry
The Advantage Travel Partnership, the UK’s largest independent travel agent and travel management company (TMC) consortium, has announced a partnership with HBAA - the trade association for the hotel booking agency, apartment and venue community. HBAA has around 225 venue members and over 100 agency members.


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Hospitality Professionals Association launches #SleepOverToHelpTurnover as it looks to maintain support for industry’s recovery

With additional coronavirus rules coming into force, and the industry facing a drop off in trade as we move into autumn and winter, HOSPA, the Hospitality Professionals Association, is launching #SleepOverToHelpTurnover as it bids to help maintain the momentum of the industry’s recovery.

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