Sarah Fitzpatrick, Managing Director of Congrex UK, spoke to International Meetings Review regarding the future trends of the meetings industry and where the PCO
PCO will be in business will be in the nex few years; Philippe Fournier and Roslyn McLeod add their views.February 2012
Michel Neijmann, managing partner at K2 Conference and Event Management, explains to James Latham why he’s calling for much closer cooperation between event organisers and convention bureaux, particularly from a research and resource perspective. August 2011
IMEX in Frankfurt witnessed its biggest ever gathering of convention planners to date at the show's Association Day. Association event specialists MCI Group was running a number of roundtable debates at the event, and Robert Coren caught up with the company's Robin Lokerman to discuss the importance of the forum and get a snap shot of the global association meetings market. May 2011
The IAPCO Seminar presented by Roslyn McLeod, MD, arinex ltd pty and Esther Assous, Events Manager, World LP Gas Association, at IMEX in May 2011, drew a large and controversial audience on the topic of Insourcing or Outsourcing Conference Management. ... View the live webcast here chaired by Philippe Fournier, IAPCO President May 2011
The Meetings Masterclass is an IAPCO educational initiative in collaboration with IPCAA. The first Masterclass took place in January 2011 in Wolfsberg, Switzerland, the home of IAPCO's educational programme. Meetings Review filmed the event and interviewed speakers and participants.January 2011
The second Meetings Masterclass will take place from 23-26 January 2012 also in Wolfsberg
The Annual IAPCO Seminar is now in its 38th year. It is accepted as the leading training seminar for PCOs and other industry players wanting to learn about the role of professional congress organisation. Meetings Review filmed the event and interviewed speakers and participants. January 2011
The 38th Annual Seminar will be take place from 21-26 January 2012 in its educational home of Wolfsberg, Switzerland.
Wolfsberg has been the educational home of IAPCO for the past 35 years, and is the location of the IAPCO Annual Seminar and now the new Meetings Masterclass. Meetings Review came to Wolfsberg to provide a snapshot overview of IAPCO's key educational events. January 2011
During the 2011 Annual Seminar and Meetings Masterclass at Wolfsberg, Switzerland, Meetings Review interviewed the Chair of the IAPCO Training Academy, Susanne Kostka, [2005-2010] on the reasons behind IAPCO's educational programme. January 2011
The 42nd Annual Meeting & General Assembly of IAPCO, was held in Quebec in Feburary 2011. Organised by JPdL, a leading PCO in Canada with 7 regional offices and a staff count of over 50, the event was deemed a great success. Jean Paul de Lavison, President of JPdL, and Philippe Fournier, President of IAPCO, talk to the local television network about the event. February 2011
More than 50 quality-driven PCOs descended on Quebec City for their IAPCO Annual Meeting in February. Quebec has been a leading city throughout history, not only for its strategic position on the St. Lawrence River with strong communication links to the rest of Canada, but also today as a professional city with incredible charm, hospitality, history and tradition. February 2011
During EIBTM in Barcelona, Philippe Fournier, IAPCO President, was interviewed by James Latham of Meetings Review about how IAPCO is helping its members around the globe to adapt to he changing worldof the meetings industry. December 2010
Patrizia Semprebene Buongiorno, President, introduces Alan Trotter, NZ Convention Bureau, to award the IAPCO 2008 International Client Award to the New Zealand Organising Committee of the International Dairy Federation, nominated by Jan Tonkin of The Conference Company, leading NZ PCO. A second presentation is made to Jorge Castex, who was granted an Honorary Membership of IAPCO in recognition of his service to the Association and the meetings industry over the past 4 decades.