GainingInsights into The Belt and Road Initiative

In this edition, Jane Vong Holmes looks at The Belt and Road Initiative, China’s strategic economic and foreign policy to bolster regional connectivity, boost cross-border trade and encourage investments. How has this impacted the business events industry?

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Designing your Destination’s Future

PRESS RELEASE   11 July 2017, Vancouver Designing your Destination’s Future With thousands of destinations pursuing the social and economic benefits of tourism, a powerful new axiom is emerging. “Sustainable and enduring tourism and conventions no longer happen solely by great marketing and geographic good…

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“360 Support is Paramount”

PRESS RELEASE 9 May 2017, Melbourne “360 Support is Paramount” The biggest setback for any destination to create a sustainable business events industry is the lack of community-wide support. Mike Williams, Senior Partner of GainingEdge believes that support required is not only from the business…

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GainingInsights into Community Wide Support

The biggest setback for any destination to create a sustainable business events industry is the lack of community wide support. Without it CVBs and their respective destinations will constantly battle for the necessary resources to sustain its competitiveness. Of course the necessary infrastructure is a critical success factor too but appropriate infrastructure development itself is also reliant on the will and commitment of the public and private sector communities.

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