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. At some stage in the future a special edition of the Journal of Business and Economics may be devoted to MICE/Events Management. Daniel was born in Bandung, Java but his family live in Medan. If you are interested in having a paper considered for publication in the Journal please e-mail Daniel at Daniel.augustinus@uph.edu