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Virtual Reality is Transforming the Event Planning Industry

Sandy Hammer, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of AllSeated, recently talked with Stephanie Senger, Manager Communications at the GCB, about the potential of virtual reality in the event industry.

Read more about how this technology is making an impact on the event industry and can help save time.

Join our survey on the German meeting and event market 2019/20!

This survey not only looks at the dimension of the German event market but also explores general industry trends. The results will be published in spring.

We are looking forward to your answers! To participate, please click here.

Platforms in the meeting industry: Using tech to human effect

Our look at the challenges and opportunities of platforms for our community resulted in some key aspects that stakeholders should consider now because the role of event planners, suppliers and destination marketing organisations is bound to change.

Read more how Technology drives the rise of platforms in the meetings industry.

Nuremberg’s Night of Medicine

Kristina Kastelan, the Conventions Manager from NürnbergConvention Bureau and Lumi Hilchey, Regional Director USA/Canada, recently discussed Nuremberg’s Medical Dinner, a networking dinner for leading doctors from the region, and how it has helped to unite various partners in the industry.

Read more about how this event led to an increase in medical industry meetings in Nuremberg.

The future is now

Megatrends such as digitalisation, sustainability and globalisation shape the world of events and it is time to put these abstract terms with their inherent opportunities and potential to a practical test. Therefore, BOCOM, the multisite conference taking place on 23 April 2020, is a future-facing format.

Read more about BOCOM and why a multisite conference is coming at exactly the right time.

Maritim Hotel Berlin - A glance "Behind the Scenes"

Discover how Maritim Hotels welcomes large groups of delegates at one of their two properties in Berlin: 505 bedrooms, 49 meeting rooms with a total capacity for 5,500 delegates, centrally located, 20 minutes from Tegel airport.

Watch more in our video how we talked to the staff and visited some of the spaces of this "Roaring 20's" style property.

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