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Winter is upon us, but…

Yesterday was the first day of winter. Not in the calendar sense, of course, but merely the first proper snowfall. Now that 2020 is finally about to meet its much-deserved end, one feels that seeing the city wake up in pristine white feels somehow refreshing, if not cathartic.

A Christmas proposal for entrepreneurs and residents

The city of Krakow has prepared another initiative to help local entrepreneurs face the effects of the pandemic and the constraints they must deal with. It is an interactive map with a Christmas offer, thanks to which entrepreneurs will be able to promote their Christmas assortment and encourage residents to buy safely online.

Krakow in the opening material of Junior Eurovision 2020

Fans of Junior Eurovision admired Krakow on November 29th, during the opening of this year's finale. The event of our city reached about 4 million viewers.  The program was broadcast in 12 countries from which the competitors come from: Belarus, France, Georgia, Holland, Spain, Kazakhstan, Malta, Germany, Poland, Russia, Serbia and Ukraine.

Gamification in virtual events

One of the main challenges for organizing online events is to build an appropriate level of participant involvement. Why not use a proven tool that will help not only arouse the interest of participants before the event, but also ensure commitment throughout its duration?

November news from Asia and Australia

Roadmaps / Innovations / Video from 8D / Virtual Fam Trips / Support for hybrids / Sustainable development.

MADE FOR RESTAURANTS - Masterclass edition - on-line conference

The dynamic changes around the culture for contemporary gastronomy mean that those people associated with this competitive industry, must demonstrate a flexible and fast response to these changes.  In trying to find a successful response to these challenging times, there will be inevitable questions around how to create the best business strategies to achieve optimal company results. On November 16, the second on-line conference was held; “2020 Crisis –“ Masterclass; The Art of Survival”.

Polish industry at IBTM World Virtual

The global IBTM World Virtual will take place on 8-10 December, with Polish Convention Bureau of Polish Tourism Organisation hosting a stand showcasing the offer of Polish exhibitors.

Global Recovery Insights 2020: exhibition events 2021/2022

UFI and Explori have published the first issue of the Global Recovery Insights 2020 report. It presents the results of a global study conducted by live event research specialist Explori, in collaboration with UFI and with the support of SISO, the Society for Independent Show Organizers.

The safest trade show in Poland

On October 14-15 this year, the ANTYCOVID EXPO Trade Show of Solutions Increasing Sanitary and Epidemiological Safety was held at EXPO Krakow for the first time in Poland. The offer was presented by 163 exhibitors offering the latest technologies and products helping in the fight against the pandemic. 2452 guests attended.

F2F in 2021. - SMALL AND LOCAL. PCMA publishes the data

PCMA (the Professional Convention Management Association) published an update of the Business Events Compass report, the first edition of which took place this summer. According to its results, organizations planning the strategy of F2F meetings for 2021 should think small and locally if they expect attendance at their meetings.