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

With new Australian work health and safety legislation to be introduced in January 2012, the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre recently convened a national forum to discuss key safety issues confronting the events industry. More than 20 industry representatives from around the country attended the event, discussing the new Work Health and Safety Model Act 2010, which will see all States and Territories harmonise their work health and safety laws so that they are similar in each jurisdiction. Centre director of operations Stephen Wood said the venue felt it was important to hold the forum so that the industry could collectively understand the impact of a national system, identify any gaps in the current state-based approach and address venue standardisation across the country. Another meeting of key managers will be held in December to coincide with the Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia conference.

Source: CIM Newsbytes