Balluun Management insolvent

\"Monetize your Community\" is one of the catchphrases of Balluun, Zurich. They managed to do that for themselves, initially, but then the success dried up: Balluun Management, a company launched with big claims, much premature praise and some eminent financial backers, is insolvent. The AGM, scheduled for June 27, 2019, has been cancelled at short notice. The holding company is being

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Golden rules for successful business events

A multi-year study of the legacy benefits of business events in a number of parts of the world has concluded with the release of a report and a series of recommendations for how events can better document their resulting benefits in the future. The report ? commissioned by the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC) and carried out by University of Technology Sydney (UTS) researchers

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LSR comes to Orlando

Large Show Roundtable (LSR), the educational exchange format facilitated by Sam Lippman for executives, directors, show managers, and department managers responsible for shows with 125,000 net square feet and larger, comes to Orlando, Florida. The event will take place on August 22, 2019 at the Convention Center and encompasses a day with upward of six hours of information exchange and

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More than average pay raise

The pay raise in the business events industry amounts to more than twice the North American average. This is the result of Convene\'s 2019 Salary Survey report. The research conducted by the magazine published by PCMA found that nearly three-quarters of business events organisers received a raise over the past year ? and their average increase of seven percent is more than twice the

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People in the News: Christian Krause

Christian Krause has been the new company spokesman in the central department of MarCom of Messe München since July 1, 2019. In this post, he reports to Aleksandra Solda-Zaccaro, who is chief marketing and communications officer (CMCO). 40-year-old Krause has worked in various roles in communications for the past 15 years, the last being in content communications at the

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People in the News: Ann Marie Bush

#BL1#Ann Marie Bush has been appointed as portfolio head of sales of IBTM, part of exhibition organiser Reed Travel Exhibitions. Bush has 15 years\' experience in new business sales to global clients and joins IBTM from American Express Meetings & Events, where she was senior manager of global business development and strategy. (kf)

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New featured zones at Global Health Exhibition

For its second edition scheduled to take place from September 10 to 12, 2019, Global Health Exhibition is introducing new featured zones. The platform for the Saudi healthcare business will see a dedicated laboratory zone, powered and supported by Medlab. A key area will be the innovation zone, featuring eHealth solutions. It will also be hosting the Intelligent Health Pavilion, produced by

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KidsCon to launch at Comic Con Africa

Comic Con Africa 2019 welcomes the youngest member of the family to its four day offering, KidsCon, a family-friendly, kids-oriented convention. As the first and entirely Kid focused convention in Africa, KidsCon is taking the term \'fun and games\' to the next level by empowering kids to be expressive and embrace their individuality. The event is scheduled to take place from September 21 to

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TOS Expo moves to new location

The fourth edition of TOS Expo 2020, the Turkish Occupational Safety Health Exhibition, will take place at a new exhibition. The event, organised by Messe Düsseldorf GmbH and its local partner Tezula? Fuar, will take place from May 3 to 6, 2020 at the ICC Congress Center Istanbul. For the first time, it will held under the same roof as X. International Occupational Safety and Health

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Congress trade fair insureNXT|CGN starts 2020

For the first time, Koelnmesse and the non-profit organisation InsurLab Germany will be jointly organising the insurance congress trade fair insureNXT|CGN from April 21 to 22, 2020. The aim is to provide a comprehensive overview of digitalisation in the insurance industry and contribute to shaping the industry\'s InsurTech future. \"The new trade fair format offers full solutions for the

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Messe Frankfurt continues to outpace competitors

Messe Frankfurt is retaining its position in third place in a very challenging and international competitive environment (behind Informa and Reed) as well as being well ahead of German competitors and all worldwide trade fair companies that have their own exhibition infrastructure. It increased its sales by more than seven percent on 2017 and achieved a new sales record in 2018 of around 718

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DEFEA to launch 2020

After a more than 10 year absence from international defence exhibitions, Greece is returning to the market by organising Defence Exhibition Athens (DEFEA), scheduled to take place in Athens, from June 22 to 24, 2020 at Metropolitan Expo under the auspices of the Ministry of National Defence/General Directorate for Defence Investments and Armaments (GDDIA). It is organised by ROTA

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Questex Asia to focus on events

According to news sources, media and events company Questex Asia, has closed its Asia media and publication division, including publications based in Singapore and Hong Kong, effective May 31, 2019. The event business, managed out of the Singapore office, will continue to operate, while the Hong Kong office will be closed. Catherine Wong, senior vice president, will continue to lead the

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Hong Kong remains safe for business

What impact will the events taking place in Hong Kong have on future international events that the city might host? This is a question many might be asking after having seen pictures of the \"riots\". However, Hong Kong based CEO of Bailey Communications, Stuart Bailey, assures that this just sensationalisation by the media. \"The right to peaceful protest that Hong Kong citizens enjoy is a

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