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Creating an Experience: Ten Inspired Ideas That Wow Meeting Attendees

Mark Cooper - Wednesday, January 18, 2017

In the era of virtual offices, online companies and remote work teams, hosting meetings or conferences that allow audience members to connect and interact in meaningful ways is more important than ever. That may be one reason that today’s event planners are focusing more and more on creating experiences rather than just organising meetings.    Read More


Useful tips for meeting planners contribute towards better conferences in 2017!

Mark Cooper - Tuesday, December 13, 2016

1. Look out, here comes Gen Y, The Millennials! More fluent in technology, this new generation is addicted to social media, is even more environmentally conscious than their predecessors--the Gen Xers, and has high expectations of connectivity, interactivity, and the ability to influence and engage in dialogue. They know how to seek out free Wi-Fi, and as they enter the workplace and start attending meetings, they expect Wi-Fi to always be free and fast!
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IACC Events Helps Inspire etc Venues Latest Innovations

Mark Cooper - Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The 2014 IACC-Europe conference provided one IACC member with creativity in Sweden, which shaped their latest venue opening in London. It's a perfect example of why you invest in membership of associations, to learn, share ideas and improve as a community! For this one member, opening their 15th venue in London, you might think they have learned all they can learn, but this is not the case!
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IACC Reveals Top 10 Conference Food Trends for 2015

Mark Cooper - Thursday, May 14, 2015

Following extensive research among the 400 members of the International Association of Conference Centres, the organisation released its Top 10 Conference Foods Trends for 2015, which are influencing meeting planners across the globe. Read More


Selling as a Community = Increased Productivity

Mark Cooper - Monday, September 08, 2014

By Cindy Novotny – Master Connection Associates

Selling today has become even more complex than in the past. Disagree? Although the Internet has made life easier for some, it has confused the sellers that don’t understand speed and how to compete in today’s hyper fast world.

Master Connection Associates in partnership with IACC spend a great deal of time with meeting planners, corporate travel managers, leisure travel agents and special event planners and without a doubt there are a few essential elements needed to compete effectively.

Here is our list: Read More


Ten Insider Tips for Meeting Planners

Mark Cooper - Monday, August 18, 2014

By Derek Grimaldi and Al Morgan, Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre.

Chaos is a common scenario for a lot of Meeting Planners. It’s not the easiest job and sometimes you tend to lose perspective. That’s why we picked the brains of several members of the IACC community and came up with some effective insider tips. We only gathered from the best, so use our information wisely! Read More