CONTENT FOR THE DIGITAL-SAVVY EVENT PLANNERS
Vietnam – The 243-room JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort and Spa is set to launch on January 25, making it the first international luxury hotel brand on Phu Quoc island.
India – Radisson Blu Faridabad opens as the first international hotel in the city of Faridabad, catering to business and leisure travellers with a spacious Grand Ballroom for up to 1,000 guests.
Australia - Following a short video introduction on the latest business event activities in Australia, we have compiled a list of upcoming event and venue updates down under.
Singapore – Set to open in the second quarter of 2017, the 222-room Sofitel Singapore City Centre has announced the appointment of Freddy See as Director of Sales & Marketing.
What do Malaysia and Singapore have in common in the way they market themselves and stay ahead as business event destinations?
You might be doing it wrongly if you have been offering product details that fail to go beyond venue spaces and capabilities. (read more)
Direct from IMEX America 2016 in Las Vegas –Timo Kiuru, CEO of The Unthinkable, started the knowledge session with a statement, “Welcome to the death of event experiential marketing.” Kiuru, recognised by Connect Corporate Magazine as...(read more)
Singapore – Nu Skin Japan brought 250 of its regional sales leaders for a well-deserved travel incentive to Singapore(read more)
Singapore – October is set to be the busiest business events month as Marina Bay Sands welcomes the highest number of major events in a single month since its opening in 2010.(read more)
Singapore – HotelAsia, one of Food&HotelAsia’s pioneer specialised trade shows will feature an impressive host of brands, showcase new equipment and technology and unveil a Singapore Pavilion for the first time. (read more)
There’s been talk of moving HR out of the back room and into the boardroom, but do we know why a strategic HR team or business partner is essential?(read more)
Invest in your middle management: 7 effective strategies(read more)
YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS
Crowne Plaza® Changi Airport
Pullman Bangkok King Power
MICE Saver by Millennium Hotels
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
MICE in Sabah
Starwood - SPG Pro Toast Twice
Adelaide… Be Surprised
One Farrer Conference Centre
OPINIONS OF THE BUSINESS EVENTS COMMUNITY
Despite the growth in travel from non-English speaking nations, many hotels have not trained their staff to communicate properly with their corporate guests in the lingua franca of the business world: English.
Over the past year, associations have become increasingly aware of the negative health impact of events and meetings.
Asia Pacific has strong potential to run more conferences generated from within the region.
China is showing the world how it is transitioning from the world’s most polluted country to a sustainability leader.
Working for a trade venue has it challenges but persistence pays off.
Given the omnipresence of mobiles, it is only natural that event planners would want an app to accompany visitors throughout the event experiences they have crafted.
Insights from IMEX by Adele Symonds, Marketing Manager, Staging Connections
Unique team building activities in Singapore have become an increasing demand from event planners as a growing number of companies are opting for creative and unique activities to engage their employees.
Believe it or not, there is a tried-and-tested formula for engagement that works, one we are all familiar with in our day to day lives yet we may not even realise we’re using it, or not using it…
Isn’t it time to realise that the world will end if this industry does not support the media that works for them!
After all the blood, sweat and tears invested into their work, why can't event professionals take things personally ?
David L. Jones, Professor and Programme Director - Hospitality Business at SIT shares how empowerment is key to retaining talent in this competitive MICE landscape.
Growing from their start in March 2015 and partnering with sponsor Meetings & Exhibitions Hong Kong (MEHK), ASAE’s specialist event for the region, ASAE’s 2016 Great Ideas in Association Management Conference, Asia Pacific.
Even the most sophisticated organisations need to adapt to reap the effectiveness of a strategic sponsorship.
Invest in your middle management: 7 effective strategies
Authenticity in customer service is the clear differentiator amongst stiff competitions
Top 5 must-have information for destination marketing by Marine Debatte
Promoting a destination is not just a bureau’s responsibility. Planners will choose a destination when its industry works as one collaborative team.
Sales and marketing expert, Jakki Temple Govan, shares insights and examples on how to best quantify your return on investment.
THE MAGAZINE FOR THOUGHT LEADERS
DEALS & VENUES YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS
Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20
Pullman Bangkok King Power
Swissotel The Stamford Singapore
Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur
Harbour Grand Hong Kong
Marina Mandarin Singapore