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28-29 August
IBTM China
announces the first details of its 2019 event.
Business Intelligence
It figures:
The CTICC’s contribution to GGP, GDP, job creation increases.
business intelligence
One theme set to dominate 2019,
according to IMEX Group: how to leverage assets
business intelligence
The Meetings Show’s advisory board
predicts the biggest trends for 2019.
Business Intelligence
ICC Sydney Bolsters Legacy Program,
Unveiling Dedicated Creative Industries Stream.
futuristic
IACC partners with industry greats
and World Obesity Federation to bring delegate dietary requirements guide for meeting planners.
business Intelligence
Scottish Event Campus (SEC)
submits planning application to create global facility for world class events.
Hi tech
IBTM Trends Watch report
highlights importance of tech to events industry.
business Intelligence
BestCities
unveil ground-breaking ‘Universal Accessibility in Meetings’ research.
Fast growth
IACC
confirms 63 new member venues in Denmark
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GCB Participates In The National Leader Of Innovation Competition

Gdansk Convention Bureau will for the second time apply for the National Leader of Innovation title. The bureau will submit their project 'Volunteers for Gdansk' in the category 'Innovative European Union Project.' Only projects financed by the European Union or other irreclaimable, foreign fund sources will be taken under consideration.

The idea behind Volunteers for Gdansk is to create a database of volunteers who would help meeting organisers during a conference or any other event. The main goal of the project was to create a friendly environment for professional meeting organizers and thus, increase the number of events held in Gdansk.

"The "Volunteers for Gdansk" programme is getting very popular. Since the creation of the volunteer database in August 2009 we registered almost 500 people,” said project coordinator Agata Walczak. “There are people of every age, eager to help and not afraid to take on challenges."