The ISPA Congress Bogota 2014
Kingston, Canada: Where History and Innovation Thrive
Go West
Tech Jobs – Pay to Play
Inspirational Iceland
Geared for expansion - Leonardo Hotels
Hamburg - Meeting place for the world
The ISPA Congress Bogota 2014 National and international cultural managers, artists, directors institution representatives and performing arts leaders will be able to sign up for the ISPA congress Bogota 2014 with a special discount before February 14th 2014. Between april the 7th and 12th, Bogotá will host one of the most important events of the performing art´s worldwide. Read the Full Story
Kingston, Canada: Where History and Innovation Thrive Kingston is a city rich in history, as the first capital of Canada. It is surrounded by fresh waters and is home to first-class academic, sport and cultural facilities. Established in 1673, Kingston is the oldest city in Ontario, located at the confluence of Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River and the famous 1000 Islands. Read the Full Story
Go West As more European companies consider expansion plans in the United States, many are concerned about how to get started, where to locate, and what business risks there may be. Our NEE staff recently spoke with Greg Myers, a member of the JobsOhio-West team about what one U.S. state is doing to help answer those questions. JobsOhio is the new private sector approach to economic development in the State of Ohio. “In Ohio we help companies understand the U.S. business environment and provide them with important data. Read the Full Story
Tech Jobs – Pay to Play Both big and small tech companies in California’s Silicon Valley can't seem to hire to fast enough. Salaries are soaring, and the perks are impressive. We’ve all heard stories about the working environment at Google, where fun stuff around the office includes bowling alleys and giant climbing walls. Among the other perks on offer at Google are free gourmet food, on-site medical care and travel insurance, even for personal vacations. And why not? In 2012, Google earned about $900,000 in annual revenue per employee. Read the Full Story
Inspirational Iceland With the recent establishment of Meet in Reykjavík, the city’s official convention bureau, Iceland’s capital Reykjavík is boosting its image as a leading conference city and incentive destination; and the city certainly has plenty to show off with, from its newly built concert hall and conference centre Harpa to its unremitting “can do attitude”. What sets Iceland apart and what is familiar to many is its beautiful and rugged landscape and natural wonders, which can be easily reached from its capital. Within two hours, visitors can be transported to the nearest glacier or into remote areas of the country. Read the Full Story
Geared for expansion - Leonardo Hotels In one of Europe’s largest hotel deals in recent years, in April 2013 the Israeli hotel chain Fattal Hotels Group acquired the 20 former hotels of the Queens Moat Houses Holding GmbH Germany, including 15 Holiday Inn Hotels, four Best Western Hotels and one Queens Hotel. Read the Full Story
Hamburg - Meeting place for the world The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is not only Germany’s second largest city, locals claim it is also the most beautiful metropolis in the country. And more and more people seem to share the sentiment: Hamburg has for years now been enjoying an ever increasing number of overnight stays, reporting more than 50 consecutive months of substantial growth and projecting yet another record-high of 11.5 million for 2013. Read the Full Story
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