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6 tips to cut your event F&B costs

NEW YORK – One of the biggest line items on an event budget is food and beverage. So when costs need to be trimmed, naturally, planners will look here first....

TCEB shows might by taking on world’s biggest exhibition event

BANGKOK – In a huge win for the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TECB), more than 500 elite exhibition professionals from 50 countries will descend on...

MyCEB heads to Barcelona to woo business groups to Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia will be returning to IBTM World in Barcelona for the ninth straight year armed with new products, developments and enhanced reward...

7 smart ways to win event sponsors

NEW YORK – Getting sponsors for your event can be a daunting task. However, by going beyond the traditional banners and logos on badges, and creating sponsored...

Outrigger Laguna Phuket to open new meetings and events centre in January

PHUKET – Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort has announced that it will open a new meeting and events centre in January 2020.

Over 1,200 travel professionals gather for Turkish Airlines conference

ISTANBUL – More than 1,200 travel professionals from 75 countries met in Istanbul for the  Turkish Airlines Corporate Club Conference on Oct 8, bringing one of...

Planner's Portfolio

How to plan healthier buffets

The humble buffet is becoming ever more appetising to meeting professionals. While plated dinners can provide superb service, gorgeous presentations and...

Adding Gamification - And Excitement - To Your Next Event

Gamification is the process of using games to reward attendees for accomplishments and/or completing specific calls to action. Executed correctly, it’s a...

Choosing Employee Incentive Rewards

When it comes to designing a successful incentive programme, what type of rewards will truly motivate employees? Do sole rewards work? Where do you even begin?

Steps for making the most of your meeting attendees’ time

These days, a full schedule of compelling education might not be enough to get prospective participants to register, especially if your event is one that will...

Negotiating hotel contracts: 4 tips for meeting planners

Hotel contract negotiations: sales managers live by them, and meeting planners use them to secure bottom-line budgets on venue spaces. But despite best efforts,...

Using Social Media to drive event awareness

Use your social media channels to create buzz before, during and after your event.

4 Tips for modernising meetings in 2019

A new year is a good opportunity to change up the routine of your events.

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Outrigger Laguna Phuket to open new meetings and events centre in January

PHUKET – Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort has announced that it will open a new meeting and events centre in January 2020.
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On The Move

CINZ chief departs after five-year stint

AUCKLAND – Conventions and Incentives New Zealand’s (CINZ) chief executive Sue Sullivan has resigned and will leave the association at the end of November.
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