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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BestCities Global Alliance Focus Efforts on International Knowledge Exchange

BestCities Global Alliance remains a step ahead when it comes to advancing the cause of associations through conference and events. With a reputation as the leading convention bureau alliance in the world, BestCities is focused on sharing valuable industry knowledge and best practice with stakeholders across the globe. Most recently, our team was asked to share their insights at the Conference and Incentive Travel Industry Fair in Hangzhou, China.

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Join us at IMEX America 2017

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October 10-12, 2017 · Las Vegas

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BestCities unveil ambitious plans for 2017 Tokyo Global Forum

BestCities Global Alliance is set to champion inclusivity and multi-culturalism within the business tourism industry in 2017 and beyond, following the announcement Building Global Connections Across Cultures will be the core theme underlying this year’s BestCities Global Forum, taking place in Tokyo 4-7 December 2017.

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Madrid accepted as the next official Partner of leading Global Alliance

Madrid Convention Bureau has been officially confirmed as the twelfth partner of BestCities Global Alliance. The new signing will bring a truly dynamic international congress city and convention bureau to the alliance that now holds 12 members.

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ICCA and BestCities team up for Incredible Impacts Programme

ICCA and BestCities Global Alliance launched the new ICCA Incredible Impacts Programme during an ICCA Member Plenary Session on 15 May, the Monday Before IMEX. The Programme celebrates the “beyond tourism” value of international association meetings.

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