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No doubt the successful organisation of a conference steering committee can be a rather daunting task. This is the main reason why committees are often employed alongside more traditional means. This group of professionals is able to collate the main ideas of the event, to market to the target audience and to equally divide the […]

When it comes to the matter of fundraising for associations and generating revenues in general, it would be accurate to state that the current economic climate has imposed some significant challenges and limitations upon the association responsible tasked with attracting donations. Yet it is equally true to say that there are numerous developments that afford […]

Any conference or event is punctuated by speakers who are able to engage an audience, highlight scientific content and research or promote a specific topic, product or service. Although this is altogether apparent, the fact of the matter is that discovering such a qualified professional can be a bit challenging. This is even more relevant […]

Basel has always been known as one of most important regions associated with life sciences within Europe. Due to its convenient location at the confluence of the French, German and Swiss borders, scientists from around the world are able to enjoy superior venues, access to a variety of conference halls and the ability to interact […]

Congrex Switzerland is excited to announce that several important contracts have been confirmed with former, existing and new clients in the first half of 2016. The following list is intended to show an extract of the variety and partly long-term nature of the partnership agreements: ECCMID 2017 (European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) […]

Year after year, conference after conference, associations, destination management and travel consultants, professional conference organisers and other experts in the meeting industry face fraudulent companies who are relative experts in taking advantage of delegates or companies looking to book hotel rooms for an upcoming event. Often referred to as “room block poachers” or “room block pirates”, such […]

The 32nd Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) will be held in the United Kingdom for the first time in 2016. The  congress is the largest MS meeting in the world with around 9’000 delegates, offering a comprehensive and exciting scientific and teaching programme. Beside the fact of such attractive […]

In order to book the proper conference accommodation in a foreign country that is appropriate for an upcoming conference, you will need to overcome a number of variables. Some of these will naturally include language barriers, currency exchange rates and even the work ethic of the on-site staff. Many of these metrics can be solved through […]

The tasks involved in conference management can be daunting. Often occurring within a highly competitive landscape, organisations need to focus on numerous metrics to make certain that the conference itself offers a substantial ROI while helping the organisation in question expand its reach within the scientific sector. Meeting these benchmarks is difficult; particularly when in-house […]

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