Posted tagged ‘Associations’


June 16, 2015


Leading Association Meetings Destinations (confirmed by latest ICCA rankings) including Paris, Vienna, Madrid, Berlin and Barcelona are all confirmed to attend ibtm world ( 2015, formerly EIBTM, supporting the notion that the event plays a vital role in their business development and marketing strategies.

The event, which is set to take place in the Fira Gran Via, Barcelona will provide an international platform from which over 15,500 MICE professionals will come together to conduct their annual business meetings.

Christoph Tessmar, Director of Barcelona Turisme Convention Bureau commented, “We’ve been exhibiting at ibtm world since the very beginning and the show has gone a long way towards supporting us to position ourselves as a major international meetings destination for Associations. Each year we generate a vast amount of business from the show which has also contributed towards positioning Barcelona as one of the most popular Association Meetings Destination globally.”

This year’s show is set to bring together over 4,000 top level Hosted Buyers who will be able to schedule face-to-face meetings with suppliers of their choice, thanks to the mutual match appointment system. Many exhibitors who attended last year’s show are also set to return this year to take advantage of the targeted business opportunities.

Companies interested in benefiting from access to a global network of powerful meetings and events buyers and exhibiting opportunities should contact for further information or visit

To find out more about the Hosted Buyer Association Programme please visit: Hosted Buyer Association Programme applications are reviewed and accepted based on the number and size of meetings, events, incentives and conferences they purchase annually, individual purchasing authority, their annual budget for meetings, events and incentives, the value of their recent business booked and potential for future business in the meetings and business travel industries.


February 10, 2014

For full details visit

GIBTM, the leading Incentive, Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition in the Middle East, has recently announced the full outline for their 2014 GIBTM Knowledge programme which will be delivered at the show, set to take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 24-26 March, 2014.

Erica Keogan, Associations and Education Manager, IBTM Global Events Portfolio, Reed Travel Exhibitions commented, “GIBTM Knowledge has been rebranded for this year and is set to offer professional education opportunities for MICE and Business Travel professionals at all levels. The programme, which will be delivered by industry experts, has been designed to cover key market trends and issues in the Meetings, Incentives and Business Travel sectors.”

Sponsored by Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC), the GIBTM 2014 Knowledge programme will be supported by SITE, MPI, ICCA and Green Globe and will include Business Travel, Industry Knowledge, Association and Sustainability sessions, which will deliver cutting edge professional education opportunities for MICE and Business Travel professionals.

The GIBTM Knowledge programme will incorporate the following sessions and full details can be found via

The GIBTM 20×20 Challenge – Powered by PechaKucha (26 March 2014, 10:30 – 11:30 Knowledge Hub). This session invites attendees to present in a PechaKucha™ competition (PechaKucha™ is a style of presentation: 20 slides shown for precisely 20 seconds per slide). The audience will vote for their favourite presentation and pick the winner. Those interested in presenting should email with a brief overview of their intended topic.
Habits of Middle East Business Travellers (25 March 2014, 16:00 – 17:00 Knowledge Hub) – Sunil Malhotra, Director, Aviation Sector – Middle East & North Africa, Ernst and Young, will be discussing the travel habits of business travellers in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) and will be addressing their travel needs and trends. This is a must-attend session for all those interested in discovering future Business Travel trends in the Middle East.
Using Content Marketing to Promote Your Event or Venue (25 March 2014, 13:00 – 14:00, Knowledge Hub) – This session, delivered by Jordan Boshers, Chief Digital Strategist and Founder, IstiZada, and Farah Isam Batarneh, Online Project Manager, IstiZada, will analyse how content marketing can be used to drive new business through utilising the creation and distribution of relevant and useful content.

To find out more about GIBTM please visit

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ARTION | conferences and events

February 14, 2012

ARTION | conferences & events

Β2Β Istanbul
The effort to strengthen the extroversion of businesses and the cooperation between Greek and Turkish tourism enterprises has led to the organisation of businessONtravel, which aims to establish an institution of pre-arranged bilateral business meetings. With the initiative of ARTION Conferences & Events, the business-to-business event will take place on 6 – 7 April 2012, in Istanbul, and is expected to capture the attention of numerous businesses and organizations from the broader field of tourism.

Participants will have the opportunity to expand their business activities by presenting their products and services, and to create partnerships with businesses from the neighbouring country. Inter alia, the business delegation will include representatives of hotels, accommodation facilities and campsites, transportation businesses, tourism and travel agencies, congress and alternative tourism enterprises, car and boat hire companies, hotel equipment businesses, restaurants and catering facilities, thermal springs and spas, diving centres, organizations involved in tourism promotion, museums and tourist sites, as well as ITC companies active in the tourism sector.

For more information regarding the business meeting, the Sponsorship Programme for the event, as well as application forms for delegates, are available at

ARTION’s 3-fold brochure!!!
After 16 years of business involvement as a Professional Congress Organizer (PCO), ARTION has the pleasure to present its novel services, described in its brand new 3-fold brochure brochure.

Focusing on the provision of high-quality services, effective planning and efficient organization, ARTION is now adding to its range of activities, the provision of Association Management services (Management, Communication and Administrative Support of Associations and Unions), as well as the ARTION-BID initiative, which coordinates bids in order for European and international conferences to be held in Greece.
Have a look at the ARTION brochure today!

<strong>Kavala Air Show
For the second year running, the Kavala Air Show is being organized by the Municipality of Kavala, in collaboration with the Region of Eastern Macedonia & Thrace and all local authorities, as well as AOPA Hellas (Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association) and ‘Egnatia Aviation SA’ Flight School, on 22 – 24 June 2012, within the framework of the annual celebration «Eleftheria tis Polis».

Last year, over 20,000 people gathered along the main promenade that is over 3.5 km long. This aviation event was organized for the first time in 2011 and delighted the audience in Greece, leading to plans for its continuation. A large number of private planes and hydroplanes will arrive at the capital of Eastern Macedonia for a spectacular display.
For more information, please click here.

Ο Δήμαρχος της Καβάλας κ. Κωστής Σημιτσής σας προσκαλεί να ζήσετε το αεροπορικό Υπέρ Θέαμα KAVALA AIR SHOW 2012. Θα γίνει στην θαλάσσια περιοχή, μπροστά από το λιμάνι της πόλης το τριήμερο Παρασκευή Σαββατο Κυριακή 22, 23 και 24 Ιουνίου 2012.

Αεροπλάνα, υδροπλάνα, ελικόπτερα, αερόστατα θα γεμίσουν τον ουρανό της Καβάλας σε ένα εντυπωσιακό υπέρ θέαμα. Αεροσκάφη σύγχρονα, με δορυφορικά συστήματα ναυτιλίας. Αεροσκάφη παλαιά της εποχής του Β Παγκόσμιου Πολέμου. Μονοθέσια αεροσκάφη, που μπορούν να προσγειωθούν οπουδήποτε. Αεροσκάφη ακροβατικά, αεροσκάφη εκπαιδευτικά, ψεκαστικά, αντιχαλαζικά και κάθε μορφής ιπτάμενες συσκευές

Κάθε σκάφος που μπορεί να πετάξει θα το βρείτε στο KAVALA AIR SHOW 2012.

Το 2011 περισσότεροι από 20.000 θεατές παρακολούθησαν το φαντασμαγορικό υπέρ θέαμα. Περισσότεροι από 40.000 θεατές αναμένονται φέτος, στις 22, 23, 24 Ιουνίου 2012.

Σημειώστε τις ημερομηνίες. Το κλείσιμο των ξενοδοχείων για την εκδήλωση αρχίζει την Πέμπτη 1 Μαρτίου 2012. Επίσης από την ίδια ημερομηνία θα αρχίσει και η αναλυτική παρουσίαση της εκδήλωσης.

B2B Meetings – Istanbul
6-7 April 2012 Istanbul

6th European Botanic Gardens Congress
28 May-2 June 2012
Chios Island, Greece

2012 Congress of AIACE
30 May-4 June 2012

26th Annual Hellenic Congress of Neurosurgery
31 May-2 June 2012
Thessaloniki, Greece

Post-satellite Conference of 15th International Congress on Catalysis 2012
8-11 July 2012
Thessaloniki, Greece

12th Panhellenic Conference of Midwives & Obstericians «The midwife in everyday practice»
17-20 October 2012
Iraklio, Crete, Greece

6th Hellenic Spine Congress
25-28 October 2012
Ioannina, Greece

New Webpages by ARTION – Visit our new websites:
B2B Meetings – Istanbul

Hellenic Neurosurgical Society

6th European Botanic Gardens Congress

2012 Congress of AIACE

Post-satellite conference of 15th International Congress on Catalysis 2012

World Tourism Directory

January 26, 2012

World Tourism Directory
Check out this great World Tourism Directory for Tour Operators, Travel Associations, DMCs, Travel Services and more…

We start for example with Russia:
Russian Toursit Directory

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