PCMA president Sherrif Karamat unpacks issues surrounding inclusivity and diversity, and the power of meetings to bridge differences.
Sustainable suppliers, incentivising green booths and donating unwanted electronics are just a few reasons MWC Shanghai is recognised as the largest carbon-neutral event in Asia.
Sustainability and ethical practices rise in importance as millennials take charge.
We sit down with Rudy Khaw, the young maverick who's shaping the AirAsia brand.
A handy guide for the events industry in a 'new era of sustainability'.
From the potential of 5G to the glaring power of festivalisation, some key takeaways from the annual conference.
Latest ICCA rankings were dominated by Japan, but is it just a temporary high?
Events can use huge amounts of energy and leave a considerable carbon footprint. So what is the industry doing to offset that?
The global ticketing company on its rapid expansion in APAC, upgrading its distribution processes, and new ways consumers are purchasing tickets.
Step one: Think beyond your phone, computer, and TV screens.
As travellers seek more personalised meal options on business trips and meetings, companies should play catch up.
"Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines and Australia continue to advise travellers to avoid sections of Central Jakarta."
Event venues are responsible for churning out thousands of meal covers in a short span of time - it's time we think about all that wastage.
Sri Lanka Convention Bureau chairman Kumar De Silva opens up about the current state of the industry and its plans for the future.
The trend of larger networks seeking out opportunities with speciality agencies sounds peachy in theory, but not always so in practice.
“[Audiences] don’t want be on the sidelines anymore, they want to be a part of something bigger.”
Some still believe that inclusion initiatives are “just about being politically correct”.
“In Shanghai, even a new starter can get a foot in the door. If you don’t stay hungry and on top of the game, you could be supplanted without even knowing it.”
China ECD Kestrel Lee on how data collection is a driving force for the physical elements of event design.
Why are conference attendees shying away from booking through conference organisers?