Dr Razaq Raj appointed Vice President Research & Publications

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Dr Razaq Raj, a senior academic at Leeds Business School, UK has been appointed to APIEM as Vice President for Research & Publications. Razaq is a prolific researcher and writer in events management having published textbooks, academic journal articles and conference papers. He has an international reputation for his scholarly work in the field of events management and religious tourism … Read More

The APIEM International, Scientific Journal – Call for Papers

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APIEM has founded a new scientific, international journal – the Asia Pacific International Events Management Journal. Academic papers and industry reports are now being accepted for the first edition of this great journal that will contribute to the professionalization of the events/MICE industry in Asia Pacific. Full details of how to prepare and submit your paper for publication can be … Read More

Welcome to new Members in Kyrgyzstan

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APIEM has now recruited it`s first two partners in Central Asia – the Issykkul State University, Karokol and the Bishkek Academy of Finance and Economics (ADAM University) – both in Kyrgyzstan. These institutions of higher education join APIEM as members (not as Centres of Excellence). This is because `events management` is not yet a university discipline taught in universities in … Read More

President David Hind Welcomes the Lyceum of the Philippines University to APIEM

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The Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) is one of the largest providers of tourism, hospitality and events education in Asia. With some 10,000 students taking the International Centre of Tourism & Hospitality Management`s BS degrees in International Travel & Tourism Management and International Hospitality Management LPU is preparing its students for careers in many different sectors of the tourism … Read More

Joji Ilagan Career Center Foundation Becomes an International Centre of Excellence

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The Joji Ilagan Career Centre Foundation Inc situated in Davao, the Philippines has been accredited as an APIEM International Centre of Excellence. The auditors had no hesitation in awarding this accolade to the following courses: BS Tourism Management; BS Culinary Management; BS Hotel and Restaurant Management; and BS Entrepreneurship. This wonderful Institute of Higher Education provides a wide range of … Read More

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