Exhibition Centre Liverpool Reaches Key Milestone with Topping Out

#ExhibitionCentreLiverpool reaches key milestone with topping out @ACCLiverpool Exhibition Centre Liverpool reached another important project milestone in its journey to become the newest facility of its kind in the UK with the topping out of the £66m development. A ceremonial event held at the prominent ACC Liverpool waterfront site, which is already home to BT…



PCMA Announces 2014 Achievement Award Winners

CHICAGO, IL – Each year, the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) honors outstanding members for their contributions to PCMA and the meetings industry. PCMA will recognize the winners from the main stage of the 59th PCMA annual meeting: Convening Leaders, January 11-14, 2015, in Chicago, IL. “Each year we continue to be amazed by the…



Team San Jose Hires New Sales Manager for California Corporate and Association Markets

CVB Veteran Paul Sprinkmann Hired to Attract Small Meetings Groups to San Jose SAN JOSE, CA – Team San Jose recently hired Sales Manager Paul Sprinkmann to drive sales efforts for the thriving California corporate and association market segments. He will be responsible for booking California-based meeting groups of 200 room nights or less, with…



Prague Convention Bureau Supports the Employment of Women

In the beginning of the year, Prague Convention Bureau became a partner of the expert job portal pracezeny.cz whose purpose is to help women find employment. The portal is operated by the company AGENDER s.r.o. who aims to improve the conditions of disadvantaged groups in the labour market, i.e. women with small children and people…



IMEX America announces final figures for 2014 show

Final figures have now been published following the successful conclusion of the fourth edition of IMEX America at the Sands Expo® in Las Vegas last month. The statistics, which are now available on the trade show’s website, illustrate that 2,909 hosted buyers attended IMEX America, traveling to Las Vegas from 52 countries in addition to…



Prague Has a Unified Destination Branding

Organizations representing the city of Prague in the field of tourism, Prague Convention Bureau and Prague Information Service – Prague City Tourism, agreed to use a unified visual style of the destination. Both organizations have recently established close cooperation aimed at, inter alia, unifying the presentation of Prague in its promotion, thus strengthening its position…



PCMA 20 in their twenties Winners Selected

CMA to honor top young professionals at Convening Leaders in Chicago January 11-14 The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has selected the 2015 class for their 20 in their twenties program. 20 in their twenties program, supported by the Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Austin Convention Center, is designed to engage the best…



Gregg Talley Elected to the ICCA Board of Directors

At the ICCA (International Conference & Convention Association) Congress in Antalya, Turkey, two of the World PCO Alliance members were elected to the Board of Directors: Nina Freysen-Pretorius from The Conference Company in South Africa as the new President of ICCA, and Gregg Talley from Talley Management Group, USA in the Meetings Management Sector for…



Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) Launches “ALHI Global Luxury Alliance”

…New Alliance to Consist of Strategic Global Companies & Service Providers for ALHI to Assist Planners & Their Programs WASHINGTON, DC (October 2014) – Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI) has launched ALHI Global Luxury Alliance (GLA) as a strategic Global resource addition to the extensive luxury-level portfolio it has served throughout North America for nearly…



IMEX America hits a four year high

Las Vegas – IMEX America’s fourth edition came to a close earlier today at the Sands Expo®, Las Vegas, with IMEX Chairman, Ray Bloom, declaring the trade show the biggest to date with growth in all key areas. He confirmed that the number of exhibiting companies taking part had once again risen, going up from…