Amex Meetings & Events launches platform for sourcing small meetings

Press Release American Express Meetings & Events (M&E), a division of American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), today announced the launch of Meetings Express. The platform provides users with a single global interface for sourcing small, simple and recurring meetings. … Continue reading

American Express Meetings & Events announces enhanced security strategy for events in China

Press Release American Express Meetings & Events has launched an enhanced solution designed to help protect meetings organisers against risks relating to operating meetings and events in China. The new solution is designed to maximise controls throughout the end-to-end meetings … Continue reading

Meetings industry forecast: Hot topics and trends for Canadian meetings in 2018

By Yma Sherry A few weeks back, American Express Meetings & Events released the highly anticipated 2018 Global Meetings & Events Forecast. Now in its seventh edition, the Forecast aims to help meeting professionals and executives strategically direct and make … Continue reading

American Express Meetings & Events forecasts increased industry confidence and competition in 2018

Localization, compliance, and tech-driven customer experiences driving trends next year The meetings and events industry can be optimistic about growth prospects next year, driven by increased competition in the supply chain for market share, and robust investments and a desire … Continue reading

American Express Meetings & Events examines top meetings trends poised to reshape healthcare congresses

Research finds that 75 per cent of meeting professionals agree there is increasing pressure to find new ways to deliver education to healthcare providers amongst other key statistics American Express Meetings & Events has published a research and insights-based report … Continue reading

American Express GBT acquires leading meetings and events specialist

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has signed an agreement to acquire Banks Sadler, an international event management agency headquartered in London. The company will operate as part of American Express Meetings & Events, a division of GBT. When the … Continue reading

Five areas to watch for reducing risk in business event planning

By Yma Sherry The meetings and events environment has undergone a lot of change in the past few years. More and more companies are rolling out managed meetings programs to enhance transparency, gain efficiencies and save money. But, as with … Continue reading

Going mobile: Interact, engage and measure using mobile apps at meetings and events

By Issa Jouaneh In recent years, we have seen the role of technology, particularly the impact of mobile apps and devices, transform people’s abilities to connect and communicate with one another. Over time, these technologies have proven to improve the … Continue reading

Hotel consolidation: What meeting planners need to know

By Milton Rivera Hotel consolidation has been front-page news for several months now and meeting planners may be wondering how this consolidation will impact their upcoming negotiations and events. The way that planners engage and plan their meetings and events … Continue reading

American Express Meetings & Events predicts global expansion of meetings activity in 2015

Meetings planners expected to utilize non-traditional meetings facilities and further implement virtual technology According to the American Express Meetings & Events 2015 Global Meetings Forecast (“the Forecast”), meetings are expected to play a critical role in a return to business … Continue reading