INCON 2016 NEWS & PRESS RELEASES:

INCON EXPERT ARTICLE BY DANIEL BRANIK PUBLISHED BY AMI MAGAZINE

DECEMBER 2016

INCON Expert Article #30 'Shift in Emphasis on Digital Infrastructure', written by Daniel Branik, judge of the INCON Digital Infrastructure Awards was published by Association Meetings International...see more

INCON UNIVERSITY 2016 - 'CONFERENCE INDUSTRY LOOKS AT EVOLVING MEDICAL MEETINGS'

20 DECEMBER 2016

INCON gathered a broad group of key international and local stakeholders to discuss recent trends in the organisation of medical meetings...see more

MCI CELEBRATES THEIR CLIENT SUCCESS STORIES

01 DECEMBER 2016

MCI, proud of their esteemed partnerships and their clients' success, have published a range of case studies covering the use of technology, international relations and content strategies in leveraging success in the meetings industry...read more

INCON PUBLISHES EXPERT ARTICLE ON DIGITAL MARKETING STRATEGIES TO BOOST INSTITUTIONAL GROWTH & CONGRESS ATTENDANCE

30 NOVEMBER 2016

INCON, has published it's latest Expert Article on Digital Marketing Strategies to Boost Institutional Growth & Congress Attendance. Author Robin Lokerman, Group President of MCI and Dean of the INCON University, gives his thoughts on the role and impact of contemporary digital marketing strategies to enhance event attendance...read more

INCON PUBLISHES EXPERT GUIDE ON THE RECOMMENDED PROCESS FOR SELECTING A PCO OR EVENT MANAGER

25 NOVEMBER 2016

INCON, has published it's latest Expert Guide on the Recommended Process for selecting a PCO or Event Manager. Recognising the need for efficient RFP processes for both submitters and recipients, INCON has identified the top seven steps to implementing an effective RFP process...read more

GLOBIT TAKES OVER MULTI EVENT GUIDE SOFTWARE

14 NOVEMBER 2016

The IT company GLOBIT – Global Information Technology GmbH, a subsidiary of the PCO company CPO HANSER SERVICE, based in Germany, has bought the software for production of congress and event apps from the Berlin-based company Multi Event Guide GmbH (MEG)...read more

MEDICAL MEETINGS TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT INCON MEETING IN GOTHENBURG

04 NOVEMBER 2016

INCON met in Gothenburg 3-6 November for its annual University and Leadership retreat. The meeting was organised and hosted by the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre with its hotel Gothia Towers as well as Gothenburg & Co...read more

A NEW IMPACT STORY FROM AIM GROUP INTERNATIONAL: ICSES 2022 – A SUCCESSFUL BID HISTORY

14 OCTOBER 2016

Held every three years, the ICSES congress is a top-level meeting for surgeons who specialise in shoulder and elbow surgery. The Local Organising Committee worked closely with AIM Group International...read more

AIM CONSULTING LAUNCHES 'HOTEL MICE ACADEMY'

11 OCTOBER 2016

AIM Consulting, a strategic consulting branch of AIM Group International, launches an innovative and unique product, the 'Hotel MICE Academy'. The Academy will offer to operators in the hotel sector a made-to-order training program based on the long experience of AIM Group in the Congress and Event Industry...read more

AIM WHITE PAPER: FOOTBALL TEAM HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT DO’S AND DON’TS

05 SEPTEMBER 2016

Although a lot of people think that managing hospitality programs for football teams ­is like taking care of any other DMC projects, they are wrong.  It actually has its own unique requirements, knowledge sets and demands of involvement for the project manager in charge...read more

RECORD EARNINGS ANNOUNCED FOR AIM GROUP INTERNATIONAL

20 AUGUST 2016

Although a lot of people think that managing hospitality programs for football teams ­is like taking care of any other DMC projects, they are wrong.  It actually has its own unique requirements, knowledge sets and demands of involvement for the project manager in charge...read more

JERUSALEM WELCOMES CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

16 AUGUST 2016

More than 50 conference organizers and industry leaders from 20 countries from all over the globe converged on Jerusalem at the invitation of the newly launched Jerusalem Conventions & Visitors Bureau (JCVB)...read more

DEFINING AND MEASURING GLOBAL MEMBER & CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT

08 AUGUST 2016

Have you ever wondered how members and customers make decisions about the perceived value of your membership, products and services? Do you know how strong your relationship is with your members and customers? ...read more

CREATE A GLOBAL MEETING BUSINESS PLAN

06 AUGUST 2016

Carol McGury of SmithBucklin discusses the role of local Partners INCON with MeetingsNet.com in their interview on strategic planning ...read more

IMPACT STORY FROM AIM GROUP INTERNATIONAL: EANS 2015 - EVENT ATTENDANCE GOING BEYOND CLIENT EXPECTATIONS

03 AUGUST 2016

A case study on AIM Group International's impact to the attendance for it's client The European Association of Neurosurgical Societies in 2015...read more

SMITHBUCKLIN'S CAROL MCGURY INDUCTED INTO THE 2016 BIZBASH HALL OF FAME

27 JULY 2016

SmithBucklin is pleased to announce that Carol McGury, executive vice president, Event and Education Services, has been inducted into the 2016 BizBash Hall of Fame. She was honored during a ceremony June 15 at Macy's in Chicago...read more

6 VENUES WHERE YOU’LL NEVER COMPLAIN ABOUT THE WIFI

17 JUNE 2016

More than anyone else, #eventprofs know that the digital infrastructure of a venue is like the air that we breathe – intangible, invisible but essential for our event survival. So what does digital infrastructure look like in an award-winning venue? Here are 6 venues with peerless digital infrastructure...read more

SMITHBUCKLIN'S CAROL MCGURY INDUCTED INTO BIZBASH'S HALL OF FAME

16 JUNE 2016

Five veteran event professionals from Chicago with experience in the corporate, nonprofit, and association worlds were inducted into the BizBash Hall of Fame at a ceremony June 15 at One Eleven Events at Macy’s....read more

RESEARCH CHEFS ASSOCIATION SELECTS SMITHBUCKLIN FOR FULL-SERVICE MANAGEMENT

15 JUNE 2016

The Research Chefs Association has selected SmithBucklin, the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other, to provide full-service association management. RCA's headquarters will move to Chicago in mid-August...read more

AIM GROUP INTERNATIONAL AND THE CONVENTION BUREAU NAPOLI WIN THE WORLD TUNNELLING CONGRESS 2019: A STORY OF A SUCCESSFUL BID

03 MAY 2016

The City of Naples, supported by AIM Group International, has won the bid to host the World Tunnelling Congress to be held May, 2019.  With an expected participation of 2,000, this is a prominent international appointment bringing the most talented engineers in the field to the beautiful Napoli...read more

AUSTRIA CENTER VIENNA CELEBRATED WITH GLOBAL AWARD

20 APRIL 2016

At the annual IMEX Tradeshow in Frankfurt, the Austria Center Vienna was announced as the overall winner of the 2016 Digital Infrastructure Award. The award now in its third year celebrates best in class Digital Infrastructure in meetings venues around the world...read more

BRUSSELS, THE PLATFORM FOR NEW CONTENT CREATION AND EVENTS

14 APRIL 2016

In light of the recent events in Brussels, AIM Group International decided not to postpone the DIGICARE Conference as a sign of solidarity with the city. Held this past week, DIGICARE is a new type of conference on European Digital Healthcare created by AIM Consulting...read more

INCON PUBLISHES EXPERT ARTICLE ON CREATING CONGRESSES TO REFLECT AND LEVERAGE NEW MARKET REALITIES

07 APRIL 2016

In the latest expert article SmithBucklin, INCON Partner and the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other, shares insights on the need to rethink congress strategies and redesign educational programs and exhibitions to improve the attendee experience...read more

THE CLINICAL RESEARCH FORUM SELECTS SMITHBUCKLIN FOR FULL-SERVICE MANAGEMENT

06 APRIL 2016

The Clinical Research Forum has selected SmithBucklin to provide full-service association management. Andre Williams will serve as the Forum’s Executive Director...read more

WORLD’S LEADING EVENTS ORGANISERS STUNNED WITH CAPE TOWN

16 FEBRUARY 2016

A delegation of the world’s leading conference, meetings and association management companies spent the past week in Cape Town to discuss ways of unlocking Africa’s growth potential to advance the meetings and events sector on the continent...read more

MCI AWARDED SUSTAINABILITY TITLE

16 FEBRUARY 2016

The MCI Group has been awarded with the prestigious ‘Project ICARUS Sustainability Gold Medal’ by the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)...read more

SMITHBUCKLIN’S CATHERINE HUNTER AND MELANIE SHANFIELD HONORED

05 FEBRUARY 2016

SmithBucklin, is pleased to announce that Catherine Hunter and Melanie Shanfield have been selected as recipients of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events 20 Under 30 award...read more

INDUSTRY WIDE AWARD TO DRIVE BETTER DIGITAL STANDARDS IN MEETING VENUES

14 JANUARY 2016

As the deadline (29th February) approaches for the 2016 Global Digital Infrastructure Award, entries from leading meeting venues are expected. The award has been brought to you by a partnership of leading international experts in the meetings industry...read more

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