AFRICAN ASSOCIATION LANDSCAPE

A comprehensive report on the findings from the survey conducted with members of the African Society of Association Executives and other association executives from the African continent to discover the current capacity of African associations and identify impactful solutions with a focus on using training as a means to enhance the growth of the associations.

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GainingInsights: Universal Accessibility in Meetings

“Universal Accessibility in Meetings,” is a research study conducted by GainingEdge, in collaboration with project partners BestCities Global Alliance (BestCities) and Rehabilitation International (RI Global). The goal of this research project is to promote awareness among meeting organizers and the supplier community on the need to remove barriers in meetings and conventions for delegates with disabilities. The study also includes some recommendations on how destinations can make the business events they host more inclusive.

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GainingInsights into Technology in Convention & Exhibition Centers

The role of Technology in enhancing event experience as well improving operational efficiency continues to grow rapidly. Convention & exhibition centers across the globe claim to have leading technology on offer at their venues. But what does it all really mean? How does a customer validate statements like “most technologically advanced” or “industry leading technology”?

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GainingInsights into Destination Brands

Branding has always been a core element of destination promotion. Yet, when a recent study asked DMO chiefs from around the world what they considered to be their most pressing issues, branding came out top. Why the sudden concern if they’ve been branding all along?

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