IAPCO statement ref the filing of bankruptcy by Congrex

It is with regret that we, as has the industry itself, learnt that Congrex Sweden and Congrex Holding have filed for bankruptcy and are in the hands of the liquidators. As such, the exact circumstances and effects of the liquidation are not yet confirmed and as a respected source we would not wish to venture an opinion based on the reports of the press until …….

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Congrex UK in management buy-out

Congrex UK Ltd, the UK subsidiary of global PCO Congrex Group, has been bought by its management team led by Congrex Group COO Rob Harrison for an undisclosed sum. The renamed company, which has a 30 year heritage behind it, will be known as Contendam and will retain all of Congrex UK's existing staff and management team; all client contracts for events will remain with the new ownership…..

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New country for IAPCO

Malaysia joins the ranks of IAPCO member countries with the recent addition of AOS Conventions & Events being accepted into membership. “By joining IAPCO, we will now be recognised as a company providing professional conference management services, accredited by IAPCO, a globally recognised organisation,” said Anthony Wong, President of AOS. “We believe that our company

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Fay Pannell – first female PCO – dies

Fay Pannell was the first professional conference organiser to establish such a business in the UK and was certainly one of the first in the world. Fay initially started her business supplying staff and interpreters for international events throughout Europe. Gradually she undertook more and more of the services for her clients until she formed

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IAPCO launches On-Line Dictionary

Meetings industry terminology is now available at your fingertips and, as is so much today, at the press of a button, thanks to IAPCO’s new on-line dictionary. First Published in 1987, in collaboration with the Joint Interpreting and Conference Service European Commission, IAPCO, the International Association of Professional Congress Organisers, produced the first Meetings Industry

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