Maria Arlene Fernali T. Disimulacion Becomes APIEM Professional Fellow

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APIEM`s highest honour has been awarded to Associate Professor Maria Arlene (Bam) Disimulacion – the APIEM Professional Fellowship. Maria has made a significant contribution to the professionalisation of the Asia Pacific events industry through her research, consultancy, publications and teaching as an Associate Professor III within the Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management at the Far Eastern University, Manila Philippines. … Read More

APIEM Certified Event Courses Starting January 2019

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APIEM has created new distance learning courses for events/MICE professionals who wish to gain an international certificate to confirm that they are able to work to an international standard when organising events. The courses are: The APIEM Certified Event Planner The APIEM Certified Event Organiser The APIEM Certified Event Manager The APIEM Certified Event Management Tutor All courses are aligned … Read More

Welcome to APIEM`s 1st Professional Member in China

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Today is a great day for APIEM as we welcome our 1st Professional Member from China – Ubaldino Couto, lecturer in Event Management at the internationally acclaimed Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT), Macao. Ubaldino is a worthy recipient of being APIEM`s 1st Professional Member from China as he is an international scholar, researcher and consultant having studied in the United … Read More

Welcome to APIEM`s 1st Professional Member in India

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Many congratulations to Dr Anukrati Sharma on becoming APIEM`s 1st Professional Member in India. It is an honour for APIEM to welcome Dr Anukrati to our Institute and we look forward to working with you in the months ahead on the professionalisation of India`s events industry. Dr Anukrati is a very distinguished international scholar and researcher in tourism and events … Read More

APIEM Welcomes our 1st Professional Member from the Pacific

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APIEM was established in 2016 to support the professionalisation of the events industry in Asia Pacific. For the last two years we have been concentrating our activities in Asia and we now have APIEM Professional Members in India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam. In addition, we have also welcomed Professional Members from Europe and the Middle East … Read More

APIEM House, Leeds, UK

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APIEM`s UK Headquarters (APIEM House) is in the city of Leeds in the north of England – 2.5 hours by train from London. As the HQ of APIEM it provides office space for President David Hind when he is working in the UK and also provides comfortable overnight accommodation for the guests of APIEM when they are visiting the UK … Read More

The UK Event Industry Academy Ltd

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APIEM was launched in 2016 and has enjoyed two successful years of operation. When it was launched APIEM was governed by a UK registered company the Travel Industry Academy Ltd (TIA). TIA provided the legal home of APIEM. As APIEM continues to grow and expand the founders of APIEM have created a new UK registered company to provide the governance … Read More

The APIEM Gold Badge of Honour

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The APIEM Gold Badge of Honour is awarded to events/MICE professionals who have made, and continue to make, an outstanding contribution to the professionalization of the Asia Pacific events/MICE industry through their work. It is always a great pleasure for me as President of APIEM to formally pin the Gold Badge to each worthy recipient. Gold Badges have so far … Read More

APIEM Welcomes New Members in Latvia & Russia

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It`s a great pleasure for APIEM to receive membership applications from professionals not just from Asia Pacific but from many other regions of the world. Our two most recent members are Dr Marina Gunare and Dr Olga Subanova. Dr Marina is a senior academic at the Baltic International Academy in Riga, Latvia, northern Europe. She teaches and researches in events … Read More

1st APIEM Seniors Meeting

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The 1st APIEM Seniors Meeting has been held at the Bandung Institute of Tourism, West Java, Indonesia. The purpose of the meeting was for the founding partners of APIEM to meet for the first time and to get-to-know each other. Delegates came from Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and the United Kingdom. This historic business meeting was organised in its entirety … Read More