Weekly Updates on MICE Industry

Singapore - Novel Discoveries

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | August 15, 2019
Trek off-the-beaten paths and wander to fascinating places in search of Singapore’s rich history and heritage.

5 ways planners can win a pitch

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | August 13, 2019
Competition is heating up in the MICE industry and meetings planners must be on top of their game to win their pitch. Here are five ways planners and organizers can build their proposals for their next event.

Steady business growth to spur modest rise in hotel prices in 2020

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | August 13, 2019
Hotel prices in key cities will see only modest rises next year, restricted by a global supply boom and dampened demand, a report by American Express Global Business Travel (AMEX GBT) found.

MICE proliferating fast in Macau

by Catharine Nicol | August 13, 2019
More and more companies are choosing to host their meetings and events in Macau according to the territory’s recent announcement from the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM).

Hyatt Regency in Bangkok announces fresh MICE offerings

by Meetings and Conventions Asia | August 13, 2019
Fresh from its grand opening late last year, Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit has announced a slew of new facilitates dedicated to MICE.

Ta Pae Christchurch names executive leadership

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | August 13, 2019
Ta Pae Christchurch Convention Centre has unveiled its executive leadership team as it gears up for its official launch in October next year.

3 creative themes for your next event

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | August 13, 2019
In this first of four part series, we spotlight unique themes to dress up your event experience. This week, we highlight takeaways from Mercedez-Benz’s enigmatic launch event, the fun quotient in Philippines and an experiential culinary event in Hong Kong.

JW Marriott Singapore South Beach names new hotel manager

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | August 08, 2019
JW Marriott Singapore South Beach has welcomed Luna Bajracharya as its new hotel manager.

Malaysia capitalises on growing momentum

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | August 06, 2019
Industry speakers Pat Schaumann and David Fotheringham will be among the experts speaking at the upcoming Malaysia Business Events Week (MBEW) on August 28 in Kuala Lumpur.

Grow, anchor MICE events in Singapore for the long haul, says STB CEO Keith Tan

by Meetings & Conventions Asia | August 06, 2019
Singapore Tourism Board’s chief executive officer Keith Tan has sets his sights on bringing the world’s top conferences and exhibitions to Singapore, and to grow and anchor them on the island city for the long haul.

How does MITEC feed 6,600 people at one dinner sitting?

by S.S. Yoga | August 06, 2019
Popular for its large crowd, meticulous food preparation and high-spirited guests, Chinese banquets are often one of the most challenging set-ups for any event space and operations teams.

Get Global gets stronger with third successful show

by Ian Jarrett | August 06, 2019
Get Global, the Sydney-based show dedicated to the outbound business events market, has wrapped up another successful event, its third, with both buyers and sellers praising the event’s unique format.

Hot Ideas

Go Off Script In The Korean Demilitarised Zone

One of the few remaining enigmas is opening up to tourists with a glimpse into military areas that check the boxes for a bucket-list experience.

Live life uncaged in Fiji

Nature’s unspoiled playground comes alive with bucket-list activities like shark diving and kava making.

Bali Zoo goes excitingly into the night

A new night programme offers visitors a chance to hand-feed the animals and dine in the wild.

The Beautiful Event

How top designers create stunning experiences

Wellness Tips

Eat. Pray. Meet.

Pier One Sydney Harbour collaborates with lululemon to introduce mindfulness-themed meeting package.

Are you in the right frame of mind?

Connecting the dots between nights away from home and mental health.

How to Keep Meeting Attendees Healthy in 2018

Learn how to put your meetings on the cutting edge of health and wellness this year.

Global walking tours

A hotel chain encourages you to get out and stroll.