Leonie Trogus, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at IAPCO Member Congrex Switzerland explores the shifting landscape of event formats. While virtual and hybrid formats were once seen as the future, it's now clear that the true potential of events lies in blending digital technology with face-to-face interaction. The article highlights the importance of combining digital technology with face-to-face interaction to create fulfilling event experiences. Hybrid conferences offer access to global expertise, but personal exchange remains essential. The article offers tips for enhancing event experiences and emphasizes the enduring significance of human connections at conferences.
With the explosion of digital events during the pandemic, most associations have already gone global and expanded their reach. However, it is essential to understand that going global is a long-term strategy that requires rigorous research and review. The Promise & Perils of Association Globalization In the pursuit of association growth, going global emerges as a promising avenue. Dermot Ryan, Director of Marketing, Communications and Engagement at K.I.T. Group, explores the dynamics of this strategic evolution and the factors driving it.
The latest edition of The PCO magazine, on the theme of ‘DIGITAL: Redefining Engagement and Connectivity'. Featuring On Point articles on the theme provided by IAPCO members AIM Group International, Conference Partners International, Congrex Switzerland, ICOM, WebCoast Events Inc., Kenes Group, MCI and Ortra Ltd. Including the latest news and updates from the IAPCO member community and IAPCO, including IAPCO CEO’s recent trip to Latin America, IAPCO Partnership with Leeds Beckett University and an introduction to our new Membership and Quality etc. New in this edition is a UN SDG Spotlight feature supported by our newest destination partner, Fáilte Ireland and the IAPCO Next Gen Perspective with insights from the committee. Also, advertorials from IAPCO Partners Dubai Business Events, Hamburg Convention Bureau, Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO), Rwanda Convention Bureau and IAPCO AM&GA 2023 Host, Jerusalem CVB.
The latest edition of IAPCO's 'The PCO' magazine, on the theme of '#Engagement'. Featuring On Point articles on the theme provided by AFEA Travel and Congress Services, Arinex Pty Ltd and CPO HANSER SERVICE GmbH Covering the latest news, events and upcoming engagement opportunities with IAPCO, including the CEO Leadership Program, Our New Destination Partner - Fáilte Ireland, IAPCO Council Meeting in Prague, IAPCO Innovation Award 2022, upcoming EDGE Seminars - LATAM and Antwerp, NZICC-IAPCO Partnership with Next Generation Leaders Program. Including the latest news from the IAPCO member community from AFEA Travel and Congress Services, Arinex Pty Ltd, Congrés Inc and CONVIN S.A.
The latest edition of The PCO magazine, on the theme of 'Equity, Diversity & Inclusion'. Featuring On Point articles on the theme provided by Arinex, Convin SA, Loren Christie and OIC Group and the latest news and updates from the IAPCO member community and IAPCO, including Annual Member Survey and Global Wellbeing and Connection Survey Results, Education sessions with IAPCO Training Academy Speakers and Partners at IMEX Frankfurt 2023, CEO Meet-up with Workshop with Leading Centres of Europe and summaries of IAPCO Innovation Award 2022 Nominees. Also, IAPCO Destination Partner Advertorials from Hamburg, Dubai and Rwanda.
A bumper edition of the latest ‘The PCO’ magazine, including the Jerusalem 2023 AM&GA Special, on the theme of COLLABORATION: The Power of Us! Featuring summaries and insights on the presentations, discussions, workshops and keynote lectures from Jerusalem 2023 AM&GA. On Point articles on the theme of Collaboration are provided by AIM Group, CPO HANSER SERVICE GmbH, Kenes Group + ORTRA and OIC Group. The latest news from the IAPCO member community and regular features from IAPCO, including messages from the new president, news and updates on the events and upcoming engagement opportunities with IAPCO.
The Emirates Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery hoped to raise awareness on the rising epidemic that is facing the Region in hopes of creating viable solutions to avoid and reverse the effects of obesity. MCI set about introducing innovative ideas to be introduced into the congress programme.