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CWT Meetings & Events Says Sustainability Is Key for Events in 2020
Make me a Match: Is there a perfect partner for your meetings and events?

Make me a Match: Is there a perfect partner for your meetings and events?

Blog posts   •   Sep 18, 2019 15:48 GMT

It's critical to choose the right partners when planning an event – ideally, whose business philosophy and corporate code align with your own.

CWT Meetings & Events Appoints Cristina Scott as Vice President of Global Operations

CWT Meetings & Events Appoints Cristina Scott as Vice President of Global Operations

Press releases   •   Sep 09, 2019 06:00 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today announced the appointment of Cristina Scott as Vice President of Global Operations. She will report to Derek Sharp, CWT Meetings & Events’ Senior Vice President and Managing Director, and will be based in Southlake, Texas.

London Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in EMEA in 2020

London Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in EMEA in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:04 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today unveiled its ranking of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in 2020, with London holding on to the coveted number one spot. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data contained in CWT’s 2020 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published next week.

​New York Snags Top Spot for Meetings & Events in North America in 2020

​New York Snags Top Spot for Meetings & Events in North America in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:04 GMT

Minneapolis, 04 September 2019: CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today unveiled its ranking of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in North America in 2020, with New York claiming the number one spot. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data contained in CWT’s 2020 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published next week.

​Sao Paulo Remains Top Destination for Meetings & Events in Latin America in 2020

​Sao Paulo Remains Top Destination for Meetings & Events in Latin America in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:03 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today unveiled its ranking of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in Latin America in 2020, with Sao Paolo retaining the prized top spot. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data contained in CWT’s 2020 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published next week.

​Shanghai Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in Asia Pacific in 2020

​Shanghai Retains Top Spot for Meetings & Events in Asia Pacific in 2020

Press releases   •   Sep 04, 2019 12:02 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events division of CWT, today unveiled its ranking of the top 10 cities for meetings and events in Asia Pacific (APAC), with Shanghai holding on to the coveted number one spot. The ranking is based on proprietary and industry data contained in CWT’s 2020 Meetings & Events Future Trends report, to be published next week.

On the Safe Side - Taking a more complete view of safety and security for meetings and events

On the Safe Side - Taking a more complete view of safety and security for meetings and events

Blog posts   •   Jul 18, 2019 06:03 GMT

​In an era where the mere mentions of terrorism, viral epidemic, natural disaster, or political unrest reverberate around the world, the topics of safety and security have entered our daily discourse. Meetings and events are no different, realms where the real, practical necessity of protection from harm lands firmly center stage.

​Eyes on the Prize: What’s new with incentive trips in Asia Pacific?

​Eyes on the Prize: What’s new with incentive trips in Asia Pacific?

Blog posts   •   Jul 11, 2019 06:51 GMT

Incentives are a key part of the meetings and events landscape, a powerful tool to motivate the workforce and reward employees for their effort. So what are planners in Asia Pacific doing to keep their incentive trips fresh and interesting?

CWT M&E and Kaplan Higher Education Academy Partner to Create MICE Career Opportunities for Students

CWT M&E and Kaplan Higher Education Academy Partner to Create MICE Career Opportunities for Students

Press releases   •   May 27, 2019 05:40 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events agency, and Kaplan Higher Education Academy (KHEA), part of Kaplan in Singapore, a leading private education institution, have signed an agreement to enhance employment opportunities for students in the hospitality & MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events) industries.

 CWT M&E chosen As Partner of FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021

CWT M&E chosen As Partner of FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021

Press releases   •   May 22, 2019 08:20 GMT

CWT M&E, the global meetings and events agency, has been selected as the partner for the Alpine World Ski Championships 2021 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, during which ski champions from 70 countries will be competing over the course of 14 days.

​River Cruises and Massage Stands: Is “festivalization” gaining momentum?

​River Cruises and Massage Stands: Is “festivalization” gaining momentum?

Blog posts   •   May 10, 2019 08:42 GMT

In the world of meetings and events, the familiar, staid scenario of days in a ballroom or a conference facility is slowly dissolving, yielding to the growing trend of festivalization, an immersive experience that gives a business event a relaxed, consumer ambiance.

CWT M&E Appoints Petrina Goh as Singapore Director

CWT M&E Appoints Petrina Goh as Singapore Director

Press releases   •   May 06, 2019 03:36 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events (CWT M&E) has appointed Petrina Goh as its new Director for Singapore.

​Secret Agent – Here’s how to take the stress out of booking a headline act

​Secret Agent – Here’s how to take the stress out of booking a headline act

Blog posts   •   Apr 25, 2019 14:15 GMT

One of the most critical elements of an event is choosing the right keynote speaker or headline talent. Whether it’s an entertainer, industry expert or author, selecting the right talent is a ‘make or break’ process. Here are five things to consider to ensure success.

​Spoiled for Choice: How to pick the right technology for your corporate meeting program

​Spoiled for Choice: How to pick the right technology for your corporate meeting program

Blog posts   •   Mar 13, 2019 14:35 GMT

Technology has undoubtedly improved our lives, allowing us to perform tasks more quickly and efficiently, and with greater ease. But not all technology is created equal. Some types promise better functionality, others seduce us with naturally intuitive interfaces.

CWT Meetings & Events launches rebrand with fresh logo and new global website

CWT Meetings & Events launches rebrand with fresh logo and new global website

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2019 07:55 GMT

​Meetings & Events has launched a rebrand as part of Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s own rebrand, which last week saw it renamed simply as CWT. At the same time, CWT M&E has unveiled a dynamic new website with brand-new functionality and content, and a fresh new look.

CWT Meetings & Events wins SITE Crystal Award for Impactful Incentive Program

CWT Meetings & Events wins SITE Crystal Award for Impactful Incentive Program

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2019 14:22 GMT

CWT Meetings & Events has won a SITE Crystal Award for “Most Impactful Effort Toward Corporate Social Responsibility as Part of an Incentive Program.”

Prawn Cocktail – Your Days Are Numbered. Here’s how to cater events for a foodie generation

Prawn Cocktail – Your Days Are Numbered. Here’s how to cater events for a foodie generation

Blog posts   •   Dec 05, 2018 08:05 GMT

​Once upon a time the term foodie was associated with high culture and an elite fortunate enough to eat Michelin Starred chef-d’oeuvres while the rest of us ate cold sandwiches. But the frenzy for fine cooking has seen dramatic growth and democratization on a global scale.

​Shanghai Nights: Adventures in Asia Pacific’s top city for 2019 with Sam Lay, Senior Director Meetings and Events APAC

​Shanghai Nights: Adventures in Asia Pacific’s top city for 2019 with Sam Lay, Senior Director Meetings and Events APAC

Blog posts   •   Nov 08, 2018 11:22 GMT

“Shanghai was a waking dream where everything I could imagine had already been taken to its extreme,” said novelist JG Ballard. It’s an accurate description of a city that’s singular in its vivacity. A magnet for migrants from all over China, the nation’s biggest city is a modern powerhouse and financial hub as much as it is a historical treasure trove.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Derek Sharp as Managing Director of its global meetings and events business

Carlson Wagonlit Travel appoints Derek Sharp as Managing Director of its global meetings and events business

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2018 14:47 GMT

​Carlson Wagonlit Travel, the global travel management company, has appointed Derek Sharp as Managing Director of CWT Meetings & Events. Effective 1 November, 2018, Derek will be based in London, report to Kelly Kuhn, Chief Customer Officer of CWT and serve as a member of CWT’s Customer Organization Leadership Team.