Meetings No 20
Intro
A Congress is a Workplace
Atti Soenarso: Perhaps it is time to sharpen the tone.
Cover Story
All Under One Roof
Carin Kindbom: “The ‘all under one roof’ business approach is considered a key USP.”
Intermission
While There’s Life, There’s Hope
Ever present words from the past.
Digital Mindset
AI and Robotics
Futurists: “Firms will need to strike a fine balance between AI and the human workforce.”
Safety and Security
CWT Global Forecast 2018
Security should be high on the planning agenda.
Performance
Brain Training
Sharp Brains on navigating brain training.
Radar
Business Events Must Adopt Olympic Safety Standards
Learn from previous Olympic events.
Clan vs State
The Clan Mentality is the Norm
Per Brinkemo on state and clan.
Sustainable Growth
GDS-Index
The sustainability performance of 40 meeting and events cities.
Intermission
Lunch With the Financial Times
An ­international “who’s who” of our time.
Creation
La Perle by Dragone
Emotions can be both a help and hindrance when creating a show.
Radar
AIME Launches Exhibitor Educational Series
Providing a deeper understanding of buyers.
Radar
Increasing Value of Meetings in Hamburg
Number of delegates visiting the city continues to grow.
Sharma
60 Tips for a Stunningly Great Life
Robin Sharma on leadership.
Brain Check
Going Behind the Mind
Tomas Dalström on neuromarketing and digital vs. print advertising.
Engagement
Where Event Design and Meetings Management Meet
Event quality is back on the table.
Van der Vijver
Locusts or Legacy?
Meeting designer Mike Van der Vijver: Bring the local community and the event community together.
Intermission
Benny Andersson
On composition.
Neuroscience
New Discovery on Memory Consolidation
Challenging a basic assumption about memory encoding.
Vision
Neom
The Saudi Arabian city of the future.
Kellerman
Obligations, Engagement and Legacy
Roger Kellerman: The word ‘obligation’ is high on the agenda.
classifieds
news

Meet Hawai‘i
to exhibit at IMEX for the first time.
business intelligence
Passenger volumes at Helsinki Airport
increasing faster than at other Nordic main airports.
business intelligence
Meet in Reykjavík signs a partnership agreement with the University of Iceland,
Reykjavík University and the Iceland University of the Arts.

Munich Airport
reports record net annual profit of €155 million for 2017.
business intelligence
Prague:
Multifunctional Congress and Cultural Centre O2 universum is being built.
business intelligence
Dubai immigration process
to be cut to just 10 seconds.
business
Forenom acquires Apartment HS
– becomes Sweden’s leading serviced apartment provider.
Business intelligence
New education offering insight and inspiration for all
- legacy, security and equality among hot topics at IMEX in Frankfurt.
meetings means business
danubeSAIL
set to become a new landmark in the Austrian capital.

The 2018 Skytrax World Airport Awards:
Helsinki Airport is the Best Airport in Northern Europe.
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While There’s Life, There’s Hope
“We wish to have some fun in this paper … We shall try to domesticate as much as possible of the casual cheerfulness that is drifting about in an unfriendly world … We shall have something to say about religion, about politics, fashion, society, literature, the stage, the stock exchange, and the police station, and we will speak out what is in our mind as fairly, as truthfully, and as decently as we know how.”
From the very first issue of Life magazine, January 4, 1883