Event organizers keen to restart MICE activities in Thailand can be more assured of health and safety aspect. With the aim to raise MICE safety standards throughout the country, the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and 22 organisations signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly upgrade disease control and hygiene measures for MICE industry in 10 MICE cities nationwide.
This initiative is spearheaded by TCEB and the Department of Health under Thailand's Ministry of Public Health. Witnessing the signing of MoU was Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health, Mr Anutin Charnvirakul. In his speech, Mr Charnvirakul reaffirmed the government’s priority for public health and the nationwide vaccination programme to revive tourism and the economy. The MOU is the largest inter-agency initiative aimed at revitalising MICE to date.
The Association of Australian Convention Bureaux (AACB) is excited to announce a new partnership with Get Local and support the success of their inaugural domestic business events showcase in July which will reconnect Australian destinations and industry suppliers with new business opportunities.
Andrew Hiebl, CEO of AACB said, “The success of Get Local is in everyone’s interest as a key platform to restart the business events industry.”
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) will organise ‘Thailand MICE Virtual Expo’ – the country’s first virtual event dedicated to MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions) – from February 24–25 to create opportunities for Thai MICE entrepreneurs to connect with potential buyers worldwide and showcase Thailand through webinars and workshops.
Mr Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya, President of TCEB, said the ‘Thailand MICE Virtual Expo’ is the country’s first virtual event aimed at promoting Thailand’s MICE industry. The objectives are to maintain Thailand’s global competitiveness in MICE and to help Thai entrepreneurs leverage technology to engage with buyers and industry colleagues worldwide in spite of travel restrictions.
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) announced the launch of the SingapoReimagine MICE Virtual Show, the first such collaboration between STB and local MICE players. Organised by STB, the two-day event will be held from 3 to 4 March 2021 and is part of Singapore’s efforts to catalyse the MICE industry’s recovery and generate business opportunities for our partners. About 700 participants are expected at the show.
“Singapore has started its journey to reimagine the future of business events, and we are doing so in partnership with our MICE industry to push new boundaries using technology and creativity. The SingapoReimagine MICE Virtual Show demonstrates how we are transforming industry models to seize new opportunities, and underlines our reputation as a safe, trusted and innovative destination for business events. We look forward to having delegates from around the world join us in this journey of exploration and reimagination.”
These buyers will be sharing their business profile and procurement requirements at IT&CMA's Buyer Procurement Showcase! The IT&CMA and CTW 2020 virtual event will take place from 16-20 November 2020.
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Australia’s best events and strongest achievements in the competitive events industry were announced and celebrated at the Australian Event Awards Ceremony tonight across the Nation.
Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth all had a chance to host the Awards with video link up technology allowing the events industry across the Nation to celebrate with the Finalists and Winners, even if they were in a different state.
ITB Asia successfully concluded on 23 October 2020, rounding off the first virtual event in its 13-year history. The trade show was hosted virtually on the newly established online platform, ITB Community in Asia (ITB Community). The three-day virtual event welcomed over 35,000 travel professionals from around the world who participated in the show’s agenda of conference and networking sessions, supported by world leaders and leading destinations. With the virtual platform providing the perfect space for networking, attendees also took part in online business appointments, fuelling confidence in the industry’s future.
The organisers of IT&CMA and CTW 2020 virtual event has announced the corporate travel conference topics:
Readying for road
17 November, Tuesday
0900 to 1000hrs (GMT+8)
Green lanes for essential travel are starting up in Asia, which will allow companies to resume business-critical trips and contribute to economic recovery. How should corporate travel managers get ready for the resumption of travel activities? What processes must be in place now and what must be done to ensure their travellers are confident that they will remain in safe hands when travelling in a time of a pandemic?
Readying for take-off
19 November, Thursday
0900 to 1000hrs (GMT+8)
The flight is a critical component in corporate travel, as travel can be disabled without air access. As the world begins to awaken from the Covid-19 slumber, how will the flying experience look like? And equally important, how will airport clearance flow with intense health and safety protocols in place?
For more information on IT&CMA and CTW programme, visit: https://itcma.com/programme.html
The Australian Event Awards is an outstanding example of the dedication of key industry players in celebrating MICE industry and pursuing its advancement, despite the challenges of Covid-19.
In 2020, four events will be held simultaneously in capital cities across the country and all events will be linked by video technology. This year’s unique Awards Ceremony allows for the local events industry in each state to gather and foster excellence, innovation and unity across the entire events industry, nation-wide.
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