The South Korean government will focus on the MICE industry next year, with the launch of the ‘2012 Korea Convention Year’.
The figure, which totaled 1,028,989, represented a 15.0% increase over the same period last year. Strong growth was recorded from short-haul source markets. Mainland China (+19.9%) and South & Southeast Asia (+18.2%) recorded the biggest growth.
According to Dmitry Smirnov of Events Magazine Russia, the meetings industry in Russia has experienced substantial growth in the last year with the leading 12 specialists recording International MICE business in excess of €.70 million and this figure represents only 40% of the total as domestic events, business travel and official delegations to conferences are not included!
Manado is relying on MICE to steer some attention away from its reputation as a gateway to divers’ paradise to its other tourism products. By Mimi Hudoyo.
With its many world-class MICE venues, the city-state has hosted the most rotating association meetings amongst all Asia Pacific destinations last year with 136 events. To find out all the latest news and information whilst in Singapore, City.Mobi has launched its new guide to the city.
Mr. Akapol Sorasuchart, the President of the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), revealed that “Social Media has been considered as the most effective tool and played a significant role in all business aspects.
The government of Nepal has finalised and approved the Incentive Rule Book to promote MICE tourism and has already put it into implementation. To find out all the latest news and information while in Kathmandu, City.Mobi has launched its new guide to the city.
Mr Chandran Nair, former Deputy General Manager of Singex Venues Pte Ltd, the managing company of Singapore’s largest purpose-built meeting, incentive, convention and exhibition (MICE) facility, has assumed a new role in Project Management at Singex Exhibition Ventures Pte Ltd.
Success on the field has made Manchester United one of the leading global brands. The team is now looking to repeat the success on the conference circuit, signing up to become a member of the International Congress & Convention Association.