As 2017 comes to a close, today we conclude the year’s festivities with our most-read articles. We wish everyone a very happy holiday season and look forward to sharing more industry news and analysis with you in 2018.
Must-have apps for busy event professionals
—Darren J Kerr, September 4
There’s a huge array of event apps for use within the live event environment—but what apps do event professionals carry on their smartphones and laptops?
Evolve of die: New MICE business models needed
—Lauren Arena, August 3
The meetings and events industry must evolve its business model, or risk extinction—that was the key message for event planners at this year’s Singapore MICE Forum.
Best new hotel openings in Singapore
—Gerardine Donough-Tan, May 31
Singapore's hotel sector is on the move, as luxury hotels revamp facilities and new towers add to the city's chic appeal. We profile the best new and renewed hotels in the Lion City.
Hong Kong Handover: How has the event industry evolved?
—Steven Knipp, September 6
Twenty years after the Handover, how has the territory’s events industry changed, and what challenges lie ahead?
How AI is revolutionising events
—Kim Benjamin, September 4
Thinking machines have enormous potential to create more engaging, successful events.
Big brand openings in Bangkok
—Duncan Forgan, August 21
Bedding down in Southeast Asia’s liveliest hub is even more enticing than ever, with a host of big luxury names touching down.
Why Alibaba’s computing conference marks the future of events
—Lauren Arena, October 20
Facial recognition used to register more than 40,000 delegates at China's largest cloud computing event.
Top 5 emerging MICE destinations to watch in 2017
—Ian Llyod Neubauer, February 13
From tropical islands in China and the South Pacific to once sleepy capitals transformed by multi-billion-dollar infrastructure projects, we count down the region's five fastest emerging destinations for business events.
Leading ladies of business events
—Gwen Luscombe, March 13
In celebration of International Women’s Day, we sit down with four extraordinary women who've made their mark on the business events industry. We find out what it means to be at the helm of the events industry and their advice for other women in the field.