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ACE of M.I.C.E. EXHIBITION 2016: Opens Its Doors to MICE Professionals for the 3rd Time! – Business Travel Article

ACE of M.I.C.E. EXHIBITION 2016: Opens Its Doors to MICE Professionals for the 3rd Time! Turkey’s one and only congress, meeting and event industry exhibition “ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition” will host MICE professionals for the 3rd time in Istanbul Congress Center and Istanbul Lutfi Kirdar – ICEC on 16-18 March 2016 with the organization of Tourism Media Group. AME gathers all MICE professionals from Turkey and the world under the same roof and is the leader organization of meeting, congress…

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8 US Entries are Finalists at the Global Event Awards – Business Travel Article

8 US Entries are Finalists at the Global Event Awards The International Eventex Awards announced the finalists in the 6th annual edition of the contest. 19 categories were left after the evaluation of the judges who represented 34 global event experts. 8 entries from the USA reached the finals at the global competition in a total of 6 categories. Eventex 2015 Awards Winners. Back Row: Ovanes Ovanessian, founder of Eventex; Jon Gunn, Operations Director, Showslice, UK; Ash Austin, Evolution Dome, UK;…

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Finalists for the 7th Global Event Awards Now Announced – Business Travel Article

Finalists for the 7th Global Event Awards Now Announced Eventex 2017 is nearly upon us in all its glory. The judging phase is now completed, and the shortlist of finalists revealed. Best Association Meeting 82nd IFLA World Library and Information Congress CEO Summit 2016 RCOG World Congress 2016 ESPID 2016 – Paediatric Infectious Diseases Meeting Best Conference Connections Events Westland Family Conference Pioneers Festival 2016 Engage Prague 2016 Best Corporate Event BWT Water live 2015 Praguematism – Tieto’s kick off…

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Eventex 2017 | Business Travel Destinations – Business Travel Article

Eventex 2017 | Business Travel Destinations Every year, Eventex attracts hundreds of attendees from a variety of countries around the world with its unique mix of awards ceremony and educational and networking platform for event professionals. The 9th edition of the disruptive event was held in Dublin, Ireland, and it brought together more than 200 meeting and event planners, producers, marketing and communication specialists, public relations and hospitality professionals as well as small business owners and corporate executives. Eventex 2017. Courtesy…

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Review: IMEX America 2017 | Business Travel Destinations – Business Travel Article

Review: IMEX America 2017 | Business Travel Destinations More than 12,000 international meetings industry professionals from 150 countries gathered in Las Vegas from October 1-12, 2017 for IMEX America. This is the seventh edition for the program in Las Vegas. Ray Bloom, Chairman, IMEX Group. Courtesy image And while the focus of the program is to give exhibitors and attendees an opportunity to discuss future events, the timing of IMEX America was overshadowed by the tragic news of a gunman…

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Norwegian Air Introduces Direct Routes for Chicago to Barcelona – Business Travel Article

Norwegian Air Introduces Direct Routes for Chicago to Barcelona With 1.6 million Americans visiting Barcelona in 2018, Barcelona is one of Spain’s most popular cities to visit. As a Chicagoan, it caught my attention when I heard that Norwegian Air announced a new direct flight this summer between Chicago and Barcelona (dates run between June and October). Norwegian Air will fly its Dreamliner aircraft — configured with 282 seats, including 35 premium economy seats — on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturday and…

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Iberia to Launch Washington, DC to Madrid Flights in 2020 – Business Travel Article

Iberia to Launch Washington, DC to Madrid Flights in 2020 Starting in the summer season 2020, Iberia will launch of a new route from Madrid to Washington, DC. — Iberia’s eighth U.S. destination. Iberia is scheduling non-stop flights up to five times per week between the U.S. capital and Spain’s capital. Flights will be operated by Iberia’s A330-300s which has a  capacity to carry up to 292 people, 29 in business class, 21 in premium economy and 242 in economy seats.…

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Uber and Lyft Are Now Public Companies: Will Their Fees Stay Cost Effective for Travelers? – Business Travel Article

Uber and Lyft Are Now Public Companies: Will Their Fees Stay Cost Effective for Travelers? On Friday — the day when Uber went public — I requested an Uber X to go 1.8 miles at 12:45 p.m. from my home in downtown Chicago. The cost was was known up front: $16.39. I was surprised by the price and assumed there was a justification for surge. After riding, it didn’t seem justified from my perspective. Road conditions were perfectly clear. Weather…

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Chicago South Loop Explorers Creates Walks to Highlight Best Things to Do in Chicago’s South Loop – Business Travel Article

Chicago South Loop Explorers Creates Walks to Highlight Best Things to Do in Chicago’s South Loop The Chicago South Loop is one of the city’s most vibrant and thriving neighborhoods today. And if you enjoy walking, joining the Chicago South Loop Explorers — a new Meetup group we created — may be the right group for you. And it’s free. The South Loop is packed with unique things to do. I walk the South Loop all the time and felt it would be…

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New Meeting Format: Conversations and Input – Business Travel Article

New Meeting Format: Conversations and Input We all know Q&A: That moment at the end of a session where the audience gets a few minutes to ask a few questions. Frequently, the usual suspects will grab their chance (and the microphone) to make a statement, rather than ask a question. And then, the session is over… This still happens a lot in corporate meetings and association conferences, seminars, etc. Should we really call Q&A interaction? One participant asking a question…

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