Posts in 2013
INCON Expert Article

Hotel Procurement Practices

By Shaun Casey
Regional Director EMEA
Pacific World

There has been much discussion around the best practices in hotel procurement for international congresses. Clearly there is significant value for the delegate to be able to book accommodation whilst completing the online registration. For the association, the inclusion of the housing component in the overall offering assures better control. So why is it so hard to get it right?…

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INCON Expert Article

Promoting & leveraging meeting content

By Robin Lockerman
President Asia Pacific and Chief Executive Officer
MCI Group

Tight budgets and growing competition are prompting associations to squeeze extra value out of their conferences. Web-based libraries of digitised abstracts and recorded sessions are dramatic value enhancers for members. But they yield many other benefits too…

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Drivers of Change in the Meetings Industry

By Patrizia Semprebene Buongiorno
AIM Group International

Key drivers of change in the business environment are fluctuating economies, political pressures and environmental and social aspects. Each business segment has its own specific levers and industry trends that drive change. There are those organisations that stagnate when faced with the challenge of change while others prosper…

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