September 21, 2020

Urban tourism organisations hit hard by crisis

New 2020 DMO Funding Survey published by European Cities Marketing shows severe impact of the COVID-19 crisis on Europe’s urban Destination Management and Marketing Organisations (DMOs). […]
August 27, 2020

ECM launches new Mentor Programme for newly-appointed Meetings Industry professionals

European Cities Marketing (ECM) has launched its first ever ECM Mentor Programme, during the ECM Summer School 2.0 this week. The industry supported initiative has been […]
August 5, 2020

European Cities Marketing: staying relevant by our members’ side

Digitalisation, relevance, resilience, recovery: during these unprecedented times, it is the association’s imperative to stay by its members’ side, adapting its strategy and being flexible. Since […]
August 4, 2020

“Long Thinker Catalogue”: thinking ahead to A New Tomorrow

Find out the ECM Long Thinker Catalogue! As part of the initiative #aNewTomorrow, we invited 10 Long Thinkers – experts in their fields, industry influencers and purposeful changemakers […]
July 20, 2020

This Time, Let’s Not Party Like It’s 1999

LONG THINKER PANEL David Peacock, Senior Advisor, Future Tourism Group, Simpleview Inc.   I’ve never met Elke Dens, but I wish I had. Last week she […]
July 20, 2020

The Complex World of Clients

July 9, 2020 In this focused session, we asked three different types of clients of the Meetings Industry to share their new strategies and practices during […]
July 20, 2020

Meetings Industry Knowledge Group discussion

May 28, 2020 In this live discussion, the ECM Meeting Industry Knowledge Group members shared three presentations about government and stakeholder initiatives, revised company strategy and […]
July 15, 2020

Never waste a crisis: Make destination marketing meaningful

LONG THINKER PANEL By Elke Dens, Chairman of European Travel Commission Marketing Group and Marketing Director of VisitFlanders   Destination marketing has been in a deep […]
July 8, 2020

For business tourism to recover, society must recover first

LONG THINKER PANEL By Genevieve Leclerc, Co-founder and CEO of  #MEET4IMPACT   While the present sanitary crisis has indeed been a devastating tsunami for business events […]