Conducting an APIEM Centre of Excellence Audit

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APIEM is a non-profit making organisation that has been established to contribute to the professionalization of the events industry in the Asia Pacific region. One of the ways in which APIEM supports the professionalization of the events industry is through its accreditation scheme whereby training providers, colleges and universities that offer a MICE/events management programme can apply to become an … Read More

Professor David Hind`s Presidential Visit to the Philippines January-February 2017

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In January and February 2017 APIEM President David Hind spent three weeks in the Philippines visiting colleges and universities that include an events management curriculum in their course portfolio. At each of these institutions David gave a workshop presentation to students and discussed with their Dean the opportunity to become an APIEM Centre of Excellence. In total David visited nine … Read More

Vice President Dr Karen Fernandez Delivers a Three Day Events Management Workshop

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Dr Karen Fernandez, APIEM Vice President, Vice President IMUS Institute of Science & Teachnology and Dean of the College of Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management designed and delivered a three day workshop titled “Turning Millenials Vision into Reality” (a seminar on events management) for the College of Tourism and Hospitality Management Student Council at the De La Salle University – … Read More

Daniel Purba Joins the APIEM Advisory Board

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  Daniel Purba, Managing Editor of the Journal of Business and Economics that is published by the Pelita Harapan University, Medan, Indonesia has joined APIEM`s Advisory Board. This is great news and a great appointment for APIEM as Daniel is keen to expand the current themes that are published in the Journal to include papers on MICE and Events Management. … Read More

Singapore November 2016

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Singapore was David`s last destination on his visit to south east Asia in October and November 2016. Three institutions were visited to explore how they might become partners of APIEM. First of all a Memorandum of Understanding was signed at Shelton College. This MoU will enable APIEM Student Members to undertake an eight month internship in Singapore through which they … Read More

President David Hind`s Visit to Thailand – October 2016

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  David has been visiting Thailand for over 30 years and has given presentations at a number of different universities. On this occasion he was invited to give a presentation on `creative event design` to students at Assumption University, Bangkok by Senior Lecturer Scott Smith. (David met Scott at the ASIA MICE Destination Marketing contest that was held in Taipei … Read More

President David Hind`s Visit to Indonesia October 2016

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Professor David Hind had the great pleasure of travelling to Indonesia in October 2016 to visit existing APIEM partners and to promote APIEM to potential new members. His journey started on Batam Island, just south of Singapore where he was a speaker at a workshop titled `Developing an Events Management curriculum to an International Standard`. The workshop was for academics … Read More

The formal launch of APIEM

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The formal launch of APIEM is taking place at the Asia Tourism Forum Conference, 7 – 9 May 2016 in Bandung, Indonesia. Delegates at the conference will be invited to become founder members of APIEM and to contribute to the professionalisation of the events industry in their region.