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
Meetings is Knowledge
FECAVA 2018
Bringing 1,200 veterinarians and other pet specialists to Tallinn.
association meetings
Stockholm welcomes EHA back
for the third time.
meetings & Business
Congrex Americas
joins the Maritz Global Meetings Network.
business intelligence
Ten years anniversary
of the Cologne Convention Bureau.
historic Hotel
In Poland for the first time:
Raffles Europejski Warsaw.

The balance between conference and exhibition
needs careful thought say ABPCO members.
business intelligence
Association wins for Ottawa
demonstrate city’s appeal across multiple sectors.
innovation
The start-up, CarbonCloud,
is being awarded a grant by the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre.
hotel industry news
Address Downtown Dubai
reopens its doors to guests.
business travel
Is Traditional Travel Management Dead
in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises?
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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