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How Business Events Can Help Australia and Puerto Rico

As Australia and Puerto Rico cope with bushfires and the aftermath of a series of earthquakes, there are opportunities for the events industry to come to their aid, says PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat. Here’s what PCMA is doing, and how you can help.

Lisa Hopkins Named CINZ Chief Executive

Lisa Hopkins, who most recently served as BCD Meetings and Events’ vice president and managing director, APAC, has been appointed the new chief executive of Conventions and Incentives New Zealand.


Quality and Sustainability Go Hand in Hand

In Bangkok, Convene discovers that the magic of a meal at Michelin-star Bo.lan comes from the chef-owner team who have it made it their mission to cook Thai cuisine as it was intended — slowly and sustainably.

9 Food Trends of the Future

In advance of the Anuga food fair, which will celebrate its 100th anniversary this October in Cologne, Germany, and bring together more than 7,400 exhibitors, here are nine food trends of the future that will be on full display.

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Why Food Choices Matter at Events

With more attendees ‘tuned in’ to ethical and environmental food standards, planners and venues are stepping up sustainability efforts. Here’s how.


Case for Diversity in the Asian Workplace

QI Group Executive Chairman Vijay Eswaran says diversity is good for business, but Asian companies ‘have some catching up to do’ compared to their global counterparts. Here’s why he thinks catching up is crucial.