Congrex in the press
Our Director of Business Development and Key Accounts, Sabine Adam, was interviewed by CIM, a European Magazine for the Meetings Industry. Find the original interview here.
“One of the biggest challenges in the field of medical congresses are the constant amendments to the Pharmaceutical and MedTech Codes. In addition, there is the new stricter data protection, which naturally plays a major role in the relationship between industry and delegates. In addition to these administrative challenges, a meeting planner must also keep an eye on the new zeitgeist and trends, concentrate on new meeting architecture and advise the customer with new innovative ideas. Generation Y expects different things from a conference than previous generations. Meeting everybody’s needs is the great skill of a planner. We use novelties like name badge printing based on automatic face recognition during the registration at smaller events in order to explore how this can develop in the future. This allows meeting planners to test new challenges in practice.”
Sabine Adam, Director of Business Development and Key Accounts, Congrex Switzerland
Social media has changed the nature of events, prioritising elements like engagement, communication, and interaction over the plain delivery of information. The latest data on social media use shows that there are nearly 3.5 billion social media users worldwide and growth shows no signs of stopping. Given the widespread use of social media, it makes […]
Knowledge Exchange, Post Graduate Learning, Efficient Networking – The Future of Scientific Meetings. Author: Christian Mutschlechner The format of scientific congresses has been the same for decades: They typically have plenary sessions, parallel sessions, poster sessions and discussions; some have introduced hands-on workshops, but the overall impression is that nothing much has changed. But times […]
What conference trends can you expect still in 2019 and for 2019? The past two years have been packed with change and innovation in the events industry. Recently, we’ve seen personalisation, immersion, and interaction become the driving forces of all event types. New technologies have quickly made inroads into trade shows, conferences, and meetings all […]