by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua Exclusively Corporate at IMEX @Supergreybeard and I worked with our friends at IMEX on the previous 4 editions of Exclusively Corporate at IMEX and are now actively involved in the planning of the 5th anniversary edition, due to take place in Frankfurt on 14 – 16 May 2017. Hosted at… Read more »
Posts Tagged: IMEX
Do meetingprofs have no ethics?
by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua Last night I debated with my son whether players who “draw” fouls on themselves in soccer are skillful tacticians or cynical charlatans. You see the defender approach, flick the ball to one side and allow the momentum of the defender knock you to the ground. The referee immediately blows for a… Read more »
Hey MeetPie – don’t bite the hand that feeds!
by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua I have had occasion already to engage in on-line debate with James Lancaster, a member of the team at CAT publications and editor of their magazine, Association Meetings International. He’s relatively new to our industry but brings us a fresh perspective and some great writing. Last week James posted a… Read more »
Site at 40 – Annual Conference, Orlando 2013
by Padraic Gilligan, Vice President, Ovation Global DMC Dreamy blue The sky is a hazy shade of light blue with a vague line of pale orange stretching across its horizon. Still and fresh, the air is pregnant with promise. I’m sitting in a big ass Escalade en route to the airport, watching in wonder as… Read more »
IMEX13: early AM on The Strip in Las Vegas
by Padraic Gilligan, Vice President, Ovation Global DMC Early AM on The Strip Early morning is a good time in Las Vegas. The relentless ebb and flow of people along the Strip abates completely and you’re left with cleaners, early morning construction workers, a flurry of joggers, the odd staggering drunk and maybe a hard… Read more »
Frankfurt: Exclusively IMEX
by Padraic Gilligan “Shall I compare thee …” Comparing cities may be akin to comparing children or daffodils and tulips but I think it’s fair to say on the “excitement” spectrum Frankfurt and Geneva are probably west of Berlin and Zurich and far west of London and Barcelona. They are both efficient cities with excellent… Read more »