climate change

Avoiding Climate Doomism

Atmospheric scientist Michael Mann has written a new book on climate change, and it’s cause for some optimism — if we can pair agency with urgency, and individual with collective action.

Summary of GMID Debate – Pandemic Protocol: Is a Vaccine Passport a Solution for the Business Events Industry?

In celebration of Global Meetings Industry Day (8 April), PCMA hosted the first ever PCMA APAC and EMEA debate, attracting over 500 registrations from 57 countries. Moderated by Oscar Cerezales, Global Executive President Corporate Division, MCI Group, the big debate discussed the pros and cons of the potential introduction of a Vaccine Passport – would it be a game changer?

Partner in Focus: Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau

In 2020, PCMA and the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) formed a partnership focusing on educating and upskilling MICE professionals in Thailand. In this Q&A with TCEB, we get an inside look at how the organisation is supporting the recovery of the region and why they invest in their people.

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Pandemic Protocol: Is a Vaccine Passport a Solution for the Business Events Industry?

As the air travel industry, many governments and cities explore, trial and or embrace the idea of a Vaccine Passport yet the World Health organisation (WHO) is yet to endorse such a concept. Event industry professionals are also devising plans for the return of national and international events with the safety of attendees at the forefront of their plans. So, the questions stands is a Vaccine Passport a solution for the Business Events Industry?

The Growth of Remote Interpretation

Interprefy experienced enormous growth in 2020, after a massive shift and demand towards remote interpretation services, where virtual events and business meetings needed to provide simultaneous (or real-time) language interpretation.