INCON 2017 NEWS & PRESS RELEASES:

SMITHBUCKLIN'S MICHAEL PAYNE APPOINTED CHAIRMAN OF THE AMCI BOARD

07 DECEMBER 2017

SmithBucklin is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President Michael Payne has been appointed chairman of the AMC Institute (AMCI), effective Jan. 1, 2018...read more

THE CHALLENGES OF PLANNING AN INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS AND THE IMPORTANCE OF COLLABORATION

04 DECEMBER 2017

From November 16-18, INCON, the partnership of leading event organizers were welcomed to St Petersburg by ExpoForum. During the meeting the partners had an opportunity to debate relevant topics of importance to the industry...read more

SMITHBUCKLIN'S CAROL MCGURY ELECTED AS CHAIR-ELECT OF PCMA’S EDUCATION FOUNDATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES

28 NOVEMBER 2017

SmithBucklin is pleased to announce that Carol McGury, executive vice president, Event and Education Services, has been elected as Chair-Elect of the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) Education Foundation Board of Trustees...read more

A WINNING BID: AIM GROUP AND FIRENZE CONVENTION BUREAU TO HOST 2019 ICCA WORKSHOP

14 NOVEMBER 2017

Following the official announcement made during the 56th ICCA Congress in Prague, we proudly announce that AIM Group, together with Firenze Convention Bureau, has won the bid to host the 2019 ICCA Meeting Management Sector Client/Suppliers Business Workshop...read more

AIM PUBLISHES WHITE PAPER ON "TRANSPORTATION & EVENTS"

06 NOVEMBER 2017

How to get the participants to the conference is the starting point when planning your event and this White Paper will outline how the journey starts begins much earlier than the moment the participants arrive at the venue...read more

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION OF CHICAGO SELECTS SMITHBUCKLIN FOR FULL-SERVICE ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT

25 OCTOBER 2017

The Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC) has selected SmithBucklin, the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other, to provide full-service association management...read more

INDUSTRY WIDE DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE AWARD OPENS

11 OCTOBER 2017

Entries from leading meeting venues are expected for this year’s Digital Infrastructure Award, which opened at IMEX America today. The global award spearheaded by INCON encourages the development of best in class Digital Infrastructure in meetings venues around the world...read more

ARINEX PARTNERS EXCLUSIVELY WITH DOUBLEDUTCH TO LEAD THE INDUSTRY IN EVENT SERVICE AND MARKETING TECHNOLOGY

06 OCTOBER 2017

Arinex Platform Grows with Data and Insights from Best-in-Class U.S. Event Marketing System, DoubleDutch...read more

NEUROCRITICAL CARE SOCIETY SELECTS SMITHBUCKLIN FOR FULL-SERVICE ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT

29 AUGUST 2017

The Neurocritical Care Society (NCS) has selected SmithBucklin, the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other, to provide full-service association management...read more

MCI LAUNCHES THEIR 2016 ANNUAL REPORT 'BOOSTING CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT'

28 JUNE 2017

MCI, the world's largest professional conference organiser and provider of strategic engagement and activation solutions for the international meetings and event industry, are proud to present the MCI 2016 Digital Annual Report!...read more

AIM CONSULTING AND BEST WESTERN TOGETHER FOR 'HOTEL MICE ACADEMY'

23 JUNE 2017

In late 2016, AIM Consulting (strategic consulting company of AIM Group International) launched an innovative project called "Hotel MICE Academy". The Academy offers MICE operators a made-to-order training program based on the long experience of AIM Group in the Congress and Event Industry. Best Western Italia saw a great opportunity and dedicated its affiliated hotels to this exclusive training course...read more

AIM GROUP INTERNATIONAL STAGES SIMULATION ON THE ISLAND OF LAMPEDUSA

15 JUNE 2017

The SIAARTI Academy (Italian Society of Anaesthesia, Analgesia and Intensive Care) went to Lampedusa for a unique training event.  For four days opinion leaders and specialists met to confront issues of emergency medicine. Attendees included more than 100 residents from 38 Italian post-graduate schools who participated in classes and took part in simulated emergency operations...read more

JCVB ANNOUNCES THEIR 2017 JERUSALEM CVB FAM TRIP

04 JUNE 2017

After the successful FAM trip in 2016, the Jerusalem CVB is inviting another group of PCO’s/ DMC’s, marketing directors and account executives interested in international locations for their MICE programs, influential members of associations with decision making capabilities for future international events, and relevant journalists/ bloggers...read more

JOINT WINNERS FOR CELEBRATED GLOBAL DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE AWARD

17 MAY 2017

At the annual IMEX Tradeshow in Frankfurt, the winner of the 2017 Digital Infrastructure Award was announced. Daejeon Convention Centre from South Korea and Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from Malaysia were the joint winners of the Award...read more

INCON ANNOUNCES GOYANG CVB AS A NEW PREFERRED SUPPLIER

16 MAY 2017

INCON has announced the addition of Goyang Convention Bureau (Goyang CVB) in Korea as a new preferred supplier...read more

LEADERSHIP CHANGE AT INCON

15 MAY 2017

INCON today announced a leadership change. Patrizia Semprebene Buongiorno, Vice President, AIM Group International, and Carol McGury, EVP, SmithBucklin, will serve as the new Co-Chairs of INCON. They will be joined by Lior Gefland, CEO of Ortra, who will serve as Treasurer...read more

DEKON GROUP AND GR ANNOUNCE THEIR PARTNERSHIP

12 MAY 2017

Kongress Magazine interviewed DEKON Group's Michael Kern about the Partnership between Dekon and Ljubljana Exhibition and Convention Centre (GR)...read more

AIM GROUP IMPACT STORY: "THREE CONCEPTS OF MEETING ARCHITECTURE CREATE VALUABLE NETWORKING"

10 MAY 2017

AIM Group International was commissioned by one of the largest global financial institutions specializing in the private sector of developing countries, to organize their biannual meeting. The event would bring together 400 delegates from 56 countries...read more

INCON PUBLISHES '5 REASONS WHY WE NEED FACE-TO-FACE MEETINGS' FOR GLOBAL MEETINGS INDUSTRY DAY

06 APRIL 2017

Today marks "Global Meetings Industry Day" and INCON wants to share it’s perspective having managed more than 10,000 events and serving approximately 1.2 m delegates a year across 4 continents.  This article explores the following 5 reasons why we still need face-to-face meetings and why we are thankfully still in business...read more

MARICA MOTTA FROM AIM GROUP IS APPOINTED TO THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF FEDERCONGRESSI&EVENTI

29 MARCH 2017

Marica Motta, Sales Operations Coordinator of AIM Group International, was appointed a Board Member of Federcongressi&Eventi, the Association of the Italian Meeting Industry Professionals...read more

A NEW WHITE PAPER FROM AIM GROUP INTERNATIONAL: "EXPANDING THE GLOBAL REACH OF YOUR CONFERENCE"

28 MARCH 2017

Expanding the Global Reach of your Conference has always been an issue as far as a qualified and uniform audience is uneasy to define. This White Paper shows AIM’s point of view about which actions have to be taken into account while creating a plan for boosting the attendance...read more

G7: CONTRACT AWARDED TO THE TEMPORARY GROUPING OF COMPANIES HEADED BY EGA CONGRESSES&EVENTS

13 MARCH 2017

The tasks of planning, organising, preparing and "turnkey" management of the Summit of Heads of State and Government for the year of the Italian G7 Presidency in 2017 have been entrusted to EGA Congresses&Events...read more

CPO HANSER'S INGE HANSER FEATURED IN MOMENTS MAGAZINE

MARCH 2017

Inge Hanser, CEO of INCON Partner CPO Hanser, has been featured in the latest issue of Moments Magazine, published by the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre and Gothia Towers...read more

CONVENTION INDUSTRY COUNCIL SELECTS SMITHBUCKLIN FOR FULL-SERVICE ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT

14 FEBRUARY 2017

The Convention Industry Council (CIC) has selected SmithBucklin to provide full-service association management. CIC facilitates the exchange of information and ideas, and educates the public on the industry's profound economic impact...read more

SMITHBUCKLIN RELEASES 2017 EDITION OF CIRCUIT

08 FEBRUARY 2017

SmithBucklin, announced today the release of its annual publication, Circuit. It includes insights useful to association boards and staff, as well as news and

highlights about SmithBucklin and its client organizations...read more

EGA FEATURED IN LATEST IAPCO CASE STUDY

FEBRUARY 2017

EGA Professional Congress Organisers' work for SITO (Società Italiana Trapianti d’Organo) was featured in the latest IAPCO case study titled 'To pilot medical-scientific associations towards the future'...read more

AIM E-LIBRARY – LAUNCHING A NEW WEB PLATFORM FOR E-LEARNING

18 JANUARY 2017

As the deadline (28th February) approaches for the 2017 Global Digital Infrastructure Award, leading conference and hotel venues are invited to submit an application...read more

INDUSTRY DIGITAL AWARD DRIVING INTERNATIONAL VENUE STANDARDS

18 JANUARY 2017

As the deadline (28th February) approaches for the 2017 Global Digital Infrastructure Award, leading conference and hotel venues are invited to submit an application...read more

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