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Archive for October, 2015 – Connecting The Global Meetings Industry at ibtm world

Hundreds of new exhibitors, thousands of pre-scheduled business appointments already planned, a new dynamic and inspirational education programme, and the best in industry networking will make Barcelona the centre of the global meetings industry when ibtm world (formerly EIBTM) opens on the 17th of November 2015.

Trade visitors still have time to pre-register online and save money in order to access everything that the event has to offer the professional meetings, incentives and event planner.

This year some 3,000 exhibitors representing more than 150 countries will include many new destinations, venues, event services and other industry suppliers. Add to this entertainment, DMC’s and some of the newest technology on the planet and the face-to-face experience is dedicated to increasing the visitor’s business opportunities for 2016 and beyond.

Just some of the new names to the show this year include Dorchester Collection, Ibiza, Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board, Luxembourg National Tourist Office, Meetings and Events by Club Med, Ministry of Tourism of The Republic of Bulgaria, Prague City Tourism, Sandals & Beaches Resorts, Sardinia Region, National Secretariat of Tourism of Paraguay (SENATUR), Sri Lanka Convention Bureau and Zimbabwe Tourism Authority.

Key highlights this year include; The Innovation Zone, a dedicated area on the show floor that will showcase the latest technology products identified to impact and change the industry today and in the future. This area will also include the Top 10 Innovations shortlisted through the Technology and Innovation Watch Award and education sessions.

Graeme Barnett, Senior Exhibition Director, ibtm world comments, “The industry tells us that they primarily come to the show to find out what’s new and this year we should truly satisfy this objective. Inspiring people is one of the things we love doing most and so we have created a show stopping programme for everyone this year.”

There will also be over 100 networking events taking place around ibtm world. Barnett says, “ibtm world is the annual meeting place and that means networking and fun is part of the week. So this year we not only have the favourites like Club Night and the Welcome Party and Networking Hour, but many other events taking place around the show and the city – after all, connections mean everything in this industry.”

The ibtm knowledge programme delivers an “impressive speaker line up” says Erica Keogan, Associations and Education Manager, ibtm events. “With over 100 sessions confirmed to take place, we have an incredible line up of industry experts who will be sharing advice, knowledge and experience. We’ll also be welcoming back some familiar faces and bringing new names to the show this year.”

CIS WEALTH MOSCOW 2016 – Chinese property investors head to the Med – International Property Show Dubai World Trade Center – 7. Consider a Staycation

7. Consider a Staycation

What’s the harm in staying in your own cozy apartment if a vacation is all too expensive? Get home the things that make you happy, like great food, wine, games and movies. Enjoy a few days with your friends, lover or family inside the nest and make the most of the time. Do away with anything that could be distracting, and think of it like an actually vacation. Utilize all possible means to make your stay cation an exciting one, and it might as well turn out quite as good as traveling!

Plan smart, think of economical alternatives, and make your dream vacation a truly paradisaical one! – 6. Derive Enjoyment Out of Every Penny You Save in Creative Ways!

6. Derive Enjoyment Out of Every Penny You Save in Creative Ways!

Cost cutting does not have to be a boring and painful process. A penny saved is a penny gained, and every penny gained can give you immense satisfaction; especially when it is for the cause of great enjoyment in the near future. The ways you incorporate for saving bucks every week can be fun and creative. Try cooking a few interesting meals at home to substitute eating out; call you friends home for a jolly night-in instead of going out and spending extra money; and let everybody know that you are saving for a mission! – Consider Renting Part of Your Premises Temporarily to Travelers

5. Consider Renting Part of Your Premises Temporarily to Travelers

Use the Internet for spreading the word that you are giving a room (or two) from your house on rent for a certain period. Sheltering a traveler is a great way to make money, and also getting to know an interesting person who could probably guide you on your own travels! This way, you also help a traveler save money and get quality accommodation for herself. – Best 7 Ways To Save Money While On Vacation

4. Make Cash Out of Items You Do Not Need

Clean your home, save money and get instant gratification by participating in sales as a seller. Use online platforms like eBay, or organize a jolly sale in your backyard to get cash out of the things you are not actually using in your home. Post ads well before a vacation, so that you have sufficient time to find good buyers and bag the best deals for yourself. – Best 7 Ways To Save Money While On Vacation

3. Know About the Destination

Your destination is going to determine how much money you spend on basics like food, transport and accommodation. Know the exchange rates and make place for them in your budget plan. Find out how much you are going to need to spend on fares through the journey. Get into the details of your itinerary and create a robust cost-breakdown to have a fair idea on expenditure estimates. Also, you can save money during the vacation by searching for cheaper alternatives in transport and other fares at your destination. Always remember that an aware tourist is always at a greater advantage to save and optimize their vacation than the rest! – Best 7 Ways To Save Money While On Vacation

2. Smart Budgeting: Start Well in Advance

Filling up those account books with your everyday expenditures and savings is not just for nerds! The process practically helps in keeping track of finances, and subsequently helps you become a stronger saver. So before you embark upon planning and saving for your dream vacation, plan a budget: how much you would need to spend before and during vacation, how much money you already have in your vacations fund and how much more you need to save. When you have a sharp goal ahead, it gets easier to start saving.

Once you know an approximate number, start working towards it. Save small amounts every day to gradually expand your vacation fund. In case you are not a number-lover and are too lazy to maintain accounts of your own, allow one of the many mobile apps to do it for you!