Video – Incredible Impacts: Making a Mark

The Iceberg is currently running a series of videos recorded at the event which celebrate “Incredible Impacts” and the wider effects meetings have on a destination and its region. In this second video of the series, Jane Cunningham, BestCities Global Alliance’s Director of International Associations, delves further into the stories behind two of the “Incredible Impacts” winners…. “…because it’s not just about the conference. It’s about what is left after that conference…”, she explains.

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Join the BestCities International Association Hosted buyer group at IMEX Frankfurt

Now we are well into 2018 time to register to join the BestCities International Association Hosted buyer group at IMEX Frankfurt.

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BestCities Succeeds in Helping Associations Build Global Connections Across Cultures

Delegates and organisers of the BestCities Global Forum were united in their praise for the four-day conference, which took place in Tokyo in December, with the event receiving 100% approval ratings.

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Inaugural Winners of Incredible Impacts Grants Announced

In its inaugural year, the Incredible Impacts Programme, collaboratively supported by ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance, has selected three winning associations as leading examples of excellence within the meeting industry. The 2017 winners were announced at the ICCA Congress in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Kenes Group and BestCities Global Alliance ready to open doors with their first original event

Final preparations are underway as BestCities Global Alliance, visitBerlin – one of the Alliance’s partner destinations – and leading Professional Conference Organiser, Kenes Group, get ready to welcome delegates to their inaugural original event in Berlin.

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Karen Bolinger, CEO of the Melbourne Convention Bureau has been elected as AACB new President

Congratulations to Karen Bolinger, CEO of the Melbourne Convention Bureau who is Past Chair and a Member of the Executive Committee of BestCities Global Alliance for her appointment as the new President of the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB). The election was held at the AACB Annual General Meeting and announced at the opening […]

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Update from Houston on Hurricane Harvey

An official communication on the state of the meetings infrastructure in Houston.

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GainingEdge adds Lesley Williams to its BestCities management team

GainingEdge, as the professional management company of BestCities Global Alliance, is pleased to announce Lesley Williams as the latest member of its team supporting the alliance of 12 convention bureaus.

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