GainingEdge Client Advisory

Client Advisory #42 Date: 20 May 2022 As part of GainingEdge’s standard protocol, we are committed to advising our existing clients of new engagements for our company. We adopted this best practice in view of our company’s broad client base in the business events industry.…

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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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Community Engagement

At GainingEdge, we firmly believe that we should give back to the communities we work in through volunteer groups, non-profit organisations, charitable donations or other means. Every year, all our team members will nominate a charity which will be recipient of a financial contribution. In…

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Industry Support

We believe in giving back to the industry we work in through financial donations to support their causes, support their development, or in kind through our pro-bono services. ICCA Education Fund The objective of the ICCA Education Fund, previously known as Ernst Stock Fund is to…

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GainingConnections Forum “DMO Best Practices”

GainingConnections Forum “DMO Best Practices” DMOs and CVBs will enjoy this interactive session focusing on best practices in destination marketing. Three organisations whose innovative and transformative best practices have been hailed as “NEXT Practices” in DMAI’s DestinationNEXT project will share their case studies and answer…

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Leads Preparation and Development Checklist

Leads Preparation and Development Checklist  1. Look into your own CRM and identify those who are hoping to meet at IMEX. Send pre-IMEX message “will you be there? Please visit us at stand number..” Try to personalise your message as much as possible. 2. Check Hosted…

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Designing a ‘Huddle’ Space that works

Designing a ‘Huddle’ Space that works Are you planning on hosting a cosy meeting reception for your clients or prospects during IMEX? Are you also struggling with how you could possibly create a nice environment for everyone to freely mingle, network, and collaborate? Most would…

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