Meetings Industry

Meetings Industry

May 22, 2015

Increasing business optimism at biggest ever IMEX

A mood of optimism is evident throughout the worldwide meetings industry after three days doing brisk business, networking and learning at IMEX in Frankfurt which closed […]
June 12, 2015

ECM to announce new Executive Committee and Board Members

At the General Assembly of European Cities Marketing held in Turin on June 2015, Board Members, Treasurer, Vice-President for Meetings Industry and President were elected by […]
June 26, 2015

ECM to embrace national and regional organisations

While keeping its focus on city tourism, European Cities Marketing, the leading association of cities in Europe, opens the door to regional or national tourist offices, […]
July 1, 2015

Creating the city – European Cities demonstrate the crucial importance of events and infrastructure projects in shaping the image of a city

Cities are increasingly using events to improve their image, stimulate urban development, attract visitors and investment. During last European Cities Marketing (ECM) Annual Meeting in Turin […]
July 3, 2015

ECM Benchmarking Report 2015 confirms the emergence of a strong positive city tourism trend

A strong positive trend in percentage growth rate for ECM report cities has emerged again this year, achieving a rate of 5.7% in total bednights and […]
July 15, 2015

Growth returns in the long run to European cities’ hotel industry

The new results from the ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* highlight that long-term growth has returned to Europe’s hotel industry with new performances improvement in the […]
August 5, 2015

Most CEOs are likely to agree that ‘conferences and meetings yield tremendous value’, according to new survey for IMEX America

Most CEOs and Board Directors are now likely to agree that conferences, seminars and meetings yield tremendous value for companies, according to meetings and conference executives […]
September 3, 2015

ECM Summer School – diversity, expertise, sustainability and highest standards in education – Vienna, August 2015

Vienna, one of the most successful meetings destinations in Europe, hosted the 29th edition of the ECM Summer School on August 22-26, 2015, providing evidence of […]
September 24, 2015

Growth in European cities’ hotel industry well established for the first semester 2015

The results for first semester of 2015 from the ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* confirm the long-term growth for Europe’s hotel industry. With an occupancy rate […]
November 19, 2015

1st ECM Academy in South Africa puts ECM as reference accelerator for Meetings Industry professionals worldwide

European Cities Marketing is going global and exports its ECM Summer School education programme outside Europe. The first edition of the ECM Academy will be organised […]
November 30, 2015

European Cities Marketing and MKG confirm the good health of the hotel industry in Europe since the beginning of 2015

The results from the latest ECM-MKG European Destinations Observatory report* are in.  With an occupancy rate of 71% throughout the European Union at the end of […]
December 17, 2015

Meet Europe Paris: the best formula to meet the leading European congress destinations all at once!

On December 10, 2015, European Cities Marketing organised one of its renowned “Meet Europe Workshop” in Paris for the second year in a row. Meet Europe […]