Published on : Friday, February 10, 2017
About 50 executives representing 18 countries, with an average age of 36 years had participated in the IAPCO Edge Seminar that was conducted in Athens from 17th till 19th January, 2017. The participants were skilled in organizing conferences for 6.7 years.
The seminar enabled the participants and delegates to gain specific conference management skills and understand the environment as well as the roles of different players in the sphere of the meetings, industry, conferences and exhibitions industry.
Furthermore, it helped them achieve an understanding of how the industry collaborates with various sectors, thanks to the experts and speakers who spoke on a wide variety of subjects related to the conference market.
The event was a joint initiative of the Greek IAPCO Members that include the ERASMUS, ERA and AFEA.
The three PCOs were aimed at contributing actively to the educational activities of IAPCO, permitting fellow colleagues to share their knowledge and experience in the city of Athens.
Moreover, the grand event presented a golden opportunity to highlight the conventional potential of Athens, the capital of Greece to its target audience that comprised meeting professionals from all across the globe.
Athens was indeed a fabulous choice as the venue for the IAPCO Edge Seminar.
This is due to the fact that it is able to accommodate the requirements of even the most demanding of events. Athens is a bright and beautiful city blessed with blue flag beaches beautified with perennial sunshine and hospitable people. This region is the hub of excellent hotels and sophisticated convention facilities, apart from a strong transportation network.
The meeting professionals were all invited to join the seminar as it would be a unique learning experience for each of them, educating them on the minute details of conference management and its ever changing landscapes.
With an aim to maximize learning outcomes and also networking options, this seminar was limited in size.
This feature had made way for the maximum interaction with faculty and industry experts.