Events

Feb
6
Tue
IBTM Arabia 2018, Abu Dhabi @ Jumeirah At Etihad Towers
Feb 6 – Feb 8 all-day
IBTM Arabia 2018, Abu Dhabi @ Jumeirah At Etihad Towers | Abu Dhabi | Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

The leading exclusive event for the Arabian meetings, incentives, conferences and events industry

ibtm arabia is a three day event in Abu Dhabi focused on uniting Middle East and international MICE suppliers with highly qualified meeting and event planners. Join many key industry names travelling far and wide to participate in the 12th edition of the event.

Feb
20
Tue
AIME 2018, Melbourne @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Feb 20 – Feb 21 all-day
AIME 2018, Melbourne @ Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre | Victoria | Australia

The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) is a two day exhibition for those involved in organising business travel, meetings, incentives and events. The event allows industry decision makers from around Australia, Asia-Pacific and the rest of the globe to meet.

Apr
12
Thu
Content | Campus, Jersey
Apr 12 – Apr 13 all-day
Content | Campus, Jersey @ Jersey

ECM together with the Digital Tourism Think Tank would like to invite you to the third edition of the Content | Campus, which is happening on April 12-13 in Jersey!

Over the course of 2 days you will learn everything about content and the people behind it. A wide range of Content Leaders and Creators will be invited on stage to share their work with you and engage in discussion as they reveal the process behind it.

 

Apr
19
Thu
IBTM Africa 2018, Cape Town @ Cape Town International Convention Centre
Apr 19 – Apr 20 all-day
IBTM Africa 2018, Cape Town @ Cape Town International Convention Centre | Cape Town | Western Cape | South Africa

During Africa Travel Week at the CTICC (Cape Town International Convention Centre)

ibtm africa is where meetings, events and incentives industry decision makers meet for business adventures across Africa. If you do business in Africa, join us in Cape Town on the 19th – 20th April 2018 at the CTICC (Cape Town International Convention Centre) where elite meeting planners and buyers will join exhibitors for an exclusive opportunity access quality education and networking events. When businesses connect at ibtm africa, great things happen. Connections mean everything.

May
15
Tue
16th IMEX Policy Forum, Frankfurt @ Villa Kennedy
May 15 all-day
16th IMEX Policy Forum, Frankfurt @ Villa Kennedy  | Frankfurt | Hessen | Germany

Since 2003, the Policy Forum (formerly Politicians Forum) at IMEX has provided the only high-level event to bring together industry leaders with representatives of governments and government agencies. Government understanding and support is critical to the advancement of the meetings and events industry.

While the Forum programme and content have evolved, the one constant has been using the power of knowledge exchange to encourage a better appreciation of the benefits the meetings industry delivers to engaged destinations.

For more information please see here
If you would like to invite a Politician, Government Official or indeed any influential stakeholder in your destination to participate in 2017 please contact Natasha Richards.

Partners
The Policy Forum is organised by IMEX in collaboration with European Cities Marketing (ECM), the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) and the International Association of Convention Centres (AIPC), under the auspices of the Joint Meetings Industry Council (JMIC).
IMEX 2018, Frankfurt @ Messe Frankfurt
May 15 – May 17 all-day
IMEX 2018, Frankfurt @ Messe Frankfurt | Frankfurt | Hesse | Germany

ECM will be present at IMEX, May 15-17, 2018

Visit us to learn about:

  • ECM workshops
  • ECM activities
  • ECM Summer School
  • ECM Academy
  • ECm Meetings Statistics Report
  • … and much more!
Jun
10
Sun
City Fair 2018, London @ Old Billingsgate
Jun 10 – Jun 12 all-day
City Fair 2018, London @ Old Billingsgate | London | United Kingdom

We are pleased to let you know that registrations are now open for City Fair 2018.

City Fair is the event for European cities, destinations and suppliers to showcase all of their tourism products to the international travel trade in a productive business environment.

The 2018 programme includes:

  • Welcome drinks reception on Sunday 10th June
  • City Fair workshop on Monday 11th June
  • The Digital City Visitor Conference on Tuesday 12th June

Sign up now and save £300 with our special early bird offer!

 

What is City Fair?

City Fair is a one day event of pre-scheduled appointments dedicated to the lucrative and growing sector of city tourism organised by ETOA and ECM.

It combines ETOA’s long track record in running highly-targeted workshops with ECM’s expertise in city marketing. ETOA’s tour operator members alone represent a combined buying power of over €5 billion, while ECM has a membership of more than 100 cities.

City Fair gives European destination suppliers the opportunity to meet selected travel buyers in a productive business environment.

  • One-day B2B event of up to 32 pre-arranged one-to-one meetings
  • Around 400 attendees, including 200 exhibitors, with over 6,000 appointments in one day
  • Unique format of targeted business workshop with marketing opportunities
  • Substantial cost and time saving on product contracting and exhibition fees
  • Suppliers from more than 25 European countries
  • Product developers and contractors with direct purchasing responsibility from tour operators, online intermediaries, wholesalers and MICE specialists

 

Why attend City Fair?

City tourist boards and suppliers (such as hotels and attractions)
Participate as an exhibitor to gain competitive advantage for your destination, and to meet with operators, whose business represents both high volume and niche sectors from Europe and all major long-haul markets.

Tour operators
Participate as a buyer to consolidate your existing programmes, to keep abreast of the latest developments in European cities and source new product for your city tours. Attendance is free of charge for buyers.

 

For more information please contact:
Exhibitor enquiries – Karen Jensen – kjensen@etoa.org
Buyer enquiries – Nick Greenfield – ngreenfield@etoa.org
ECM (European Cities Marketing) – Flavie Baudot – flavie@europeancitiesmarketing.com
Sep
13
Thu
14th TourMIS Users’ Workshop & International Seminar, Vienna @ Modul University
Sep 13 – Sep 14 all-day
14th TourMIS Users' Workshop & International Seminar, Vienna @ Modul University | Wien | Wien | Austria

The 14th TourMIS Users’ Workshop and International Seminar is organised by the European Travel CommissionEuropean Cities Marketing & MODUL University Vienna on September 13-14, 2018.

Both events are directed toward managers, academics, as well as consultants and representatives of governments and international organizations dealing with tourism. Participants are invited to register for both days or can choose to participate in just one event.

Registration will open later this year.

The participation in the workshop/seminar is free; however, travel and accommodation need to be covered by each participant.

We look forward to welcoming you in Vienna!

Oct
16
Tue
IMEX America 2018, Las Vegas @ Sands Expo Convention Center
Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day
IMEX America 2018, Las Vegas @ Sands Expo Convention Center | Las Vegas | Nevada | United States

IMEX America sets the pace for doing business on an international scale. Increasing in size and scope annually, this event features the largest Hosted Buyer Program in North America and attracts thousands of buyers and exhibitors from the U.S. and around the world. The energy at IMEX America is everywhere, connecting everyone with key players, generating innovative ideas and driving business with the force of global opportunities. Plug into the power source at IMEX America: the pulse of the meetings industry.

Nov
29
Thu
#DTTT Global 2018, Helsinki
Nov 29 – Nov 30 all-day
#DTTT Global 2018, Helsinki @ Helsinki | Finland

The Digital Tourism Think Tank and European Cities Marketing have continued to team up to host the #DTTT Global on November 29-30, 2018 in Helsinki.

#DTTT Global is back for another year of amazing keynote speakers and talks from destinations and industry around the world sharing their insights in digital. Join for two exciting days of inspiration, innovation and networking and be part of the tourism industry’s most important gathering of future thinkers.

ECM together with the Digital Tourism Think Tank would like to invite you to next year’s #DTTTGlobal from 29-30 November, 2018 in Helsinki !

Over 250 delegates from all corners of the world gather to learn and discuss the latest innovation, trends and challenges in digital and travel.

 

Prices and content to come soon !