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Agency & Association

The mia to host sizzling summer event programme

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The Meetings Industry Association (mia) will run a series of workshops designed to sharpen skills and improve knowledge in areas such as sales, emotional intelligence and AV this summer.
The workshops will run through July and August with the purpose of assisting the mia’s aim of helping to support and grow the business meetings and events industry in the UK. On Friday 19 July, Kevin Jackson, creative director at The Experience, will lead a team of professional speakers in Sales HIIT.


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TCEB - Business strengthens Thailand's position as Exhibition Hub of ASEAN

Mrs. Nichapa Yoswee, TCEB's Senior Vice President - Business
Status celebrates record number of events won during 2018 and 2019 and comes with 22 more shows in pipeline
The Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) - Business' effort to position Thailand as the exhibition hub of ASEAN is bearing fruit with 2019 shaping up to be one of the best years in recent memory. This year sees Thailand hosting the 86th UFI Global Congress, from 6 to 9 November in Bangkok, welcoming more than 400 of the global exhibition industry's movers and shakers.


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STAR Your World holds inaugural agents dinner at Eynsham Hall

STAR Your World Agents Evening
STAR Your World, a DMC representation company, held its first agents dinner earlier this year at Eynsham Hall in Oxfordshire. Over 20 guests attended the first dinner and were graciously hosted for the entire evening by STAR Your World’s owner Sarah Tennant in conjunction with Brendan Carlton, Director of Sales at Eynsham Hall, and TA DMC Portugal’s Managing Director, Filipe de Pina.

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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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