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   December  2012
Get Certified with SITE
Certified Incentive Specialist CIS, Certified Incentive Specialist is the entry level certification program for Site Global. Professionals from around the globe acquire in a very efficient way a very broad comprehension of the incentive travel industry. All emerging professionals, faculty and students aspiring to enter this specialized segment of the meetings and events industry may use CIS as a stepping stone to reach higher levels of professionalism.
Individuals learn in a two day seminar/workshops the fundamentals of incentives, the origins of incentive programs and incentive travel, the value chain, the value proposition of motivational programs and non‑cash awards, the composition of the market, the makings of a program and a program budget, the industry tools and platforms and other valuable information.
The CIS was designed for Site members and non members alike in the intelligence that Site serves as the source of expertise, knowledge and personal connections that will catapult and sustain professional growth, and help build the value of extraordinary motivational experiences worldwide.
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Hamburg - Alster
Hamburg, Germany – meetings and events at the waterfront
Every year more than 70,000 events are held in Hamburg – everything from medical conventions to gala dinners. In 2013 the Hanseatic City will be host to the 96th Lions Convention with 25,000 international delegates.
Discover unique locations and the high diversity, which can best be seen in the HafenCity. This is nothing less than the largest inner city urban development project in Europe. The HafenCity is contrasted by the brick facades of the Speicherstadt, built in 1888. In this large continuous warehouse complex, where cacao and hazelnuts were once stored, new spaces for meetings, friendly gatherings and celebrating arise.
Make Hamburg an option for your next event! The Hanseatic City leaves you the freedom to explore new ideas and make new contacts.
Hamburg Convention Bureau -
AIME 2013 - International Post Tour Program added
AIMEInternational post tour itineraries are being offered to Buyers attending the 2013 Asia‑Pacific Meetings & Incentives Expo (AIME; February 2013), marking a first in the trade show's 21 year history. The new initiative from the leading meetings and events trade show in the Asia-Pacific region, offers Hosted Buyers the chance to take part in one of two new exciting post tour options to New Zealand and Singapore.
The new international post tour program complements AIME's already successful pre tour programs, which offer Hosted Buyers 15 exciting itineraries around Melbourne and the state of Victoria to choose from.
AIME takes place next year at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 26 and 27 February. For further information about the post touring program or for information about attending AIME 2013 visit
Resorts World SentosaEnjoy Fabulous Bookers' Rewards
At Resorts World™ Sentosa
Resorts World Sentosa
To make meetings more memorable, Resorts World Sentosa Singapore offers a million special moments in one world to help planners create highly engaging gatherings for their delegates. Pulsating with life, the resort dazzles with six world-class hotels, a burgeoning list of culinary award-winning celebrity chef restaurants and a range of exciting attractions that includes Universal Studios Singapore™ and The Maritime Experiential Museum™. Now, there's even more to enjoy at Resorts World Sentosa because the more rooms you book, the greater the rewards!
Book Now!
Dial +65 6577 9977 or email to book your rooms.
The Bookers' Rewards program applies to corporate bookers only. Do note that reward items are non-exchangeable and non-refundable, and are based on availability, while stocks last. The Bookers' Rewards program is subject to change at the discretion of Resorts World Sentosa without prior notice.
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS SINGAPORE, Universal Globe logo, and all Universal elements and related indicia™ & © Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved. The Maritime Experiential Museum, Resorts World, the Resorts World logo and all Resorts World elements and related indicia™ & © Genting International Management Limited. All rights reserved.
Sweden-Stockholm: Meet in the Heart of the City
Stockholm City Conference CentreStockholm City Conference Centre, one of Scandinavia's largest conference and convention venues, has a unique city center location, in the heart of Stockholm, only a 5 minute walk from Stockholm Central Station, and thousands of hotel rooms within easy walking distance.
50 conference rooms in different sizes, available in two buildings offer a unique atmosphere and a highly interesting architecture - Norra Latin, an old school, built 1880 in Florentine Renaissance style and Folkets Hus built 1963 in typical functionalist style. The meeting rooms can accommodate from 5 to 1,400 people and the total capacity of the center is for up to 4,000 guests.
Contact: Maria Johansson, Director of Sales, |
Awarded - Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)
HKCECThe HKCEC has been voted Asia's Best Convention and Exhibition Centre for the tenth time by readers of CEI Asia, the region's premier magazine for the MICE (Meetings, Incentive events, Conventions and Exhibitions) and business events industry.
The CEI Asia industry survey and awards have been conducted since 2001, in which period the HKCEC has been named Asia's Best Convention and Exhibition Centre ten times.
The award-winning 306,000 sqm conference center, first opened in 1988, offers 91,500 sqm of rentable space. An iconic Hong Kong landmark, the center is located on a prime waterfront site in the central business district of Hong Kong.
IHG Hotels & Resorts: Meet at the best destinations in Latin America & the Caribbean!
Hong Kong - Harbour Grand Hong Kong Winning Two Awards
The hotel has won two World Luxury Hotel Award 2012:
Luxury City Hotel Award – 2012 World Luxury Hotel Global Category
Harbour Grand Hong Kong Overall 2012 Winner of the 2012 World Luxury Hotel Awards
The World Luxury Hotel Awards are the world's most prestigious and exclusive awards recognizing the best facilities and service excellence the hotel industry has to offer. Over 1,000 hotels, lodges, resorts and private islands around the globe are nominated every year by guests, tour operators and independent travel consultants. Voting criteria is purely based upon service excellence.
Malta: Made for Meetings
Malta: Made for MeetingsThe Maltese Islands offer a distinctive blend of the modern and the authentically antique. This European Union member state is situated in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea just three hours away by plane from the main European cities.
The professionalism and experience of the local MICE service providers create an event which is tailor made for individual clients. Built on a stable history of hospitality, the Maltese Islands will bring knowledge, expertise and added creativity to any event.
The Malta Tourism Authority runs a Quality Assurance scheme for Destination Management Companies (DMCs). The Quality Assured seal recognises DMCs committed to high levels of quality, consistency and professionalism ensuring the highest possible quality in event and destination management.
For more information please contact the MICE Segment Team via email or visit our website:
Opening in 2013 - Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Rosewood Abu DhabiThe construction of the 34‑storey waterfront hotel was completed in early September. This is Rosewood's fourth in the Middle East. 189 rooms, offering an ultra‑luxury service, and easily accessible with just 30 minutes' from Abu Dhabi Airport and about 1hour from Dubai.
Ballrooms and meeting rooms offer space for groups of different sizes. The ballroom can hold a cocktail reception for more than 1,000 delegates. The pre‑conference area features a 12‑meter/ 38 feet high glass wall offering a view of the waterfront.

Get Certified with SITE

AIME 2013 - International Post Tour Program added

Sweden-Stockholm: Meet in the Heart of the City

Hong Kong: Awarded - Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)

Hong Kong: Harbour Grand Hong Kong Winning Two Awards

UAE: Opening in 2013 - Rosewood Abu Dhabi

New in the Do-It-Yourself Workbook
Holiday Inn Resort Aruba
Holiday Inn Resort Aruba
Palm Beach, Aruba White sand beach where the turquoise waters are just steps from your room. Enjoy the great location, the walking distance to local restaurants, nightlife and entertainment as well as the facilities and service of the professional catering and events team ensuring your meeting or conference to be a great success.
382 Rooms/Suites 3 Mtg Rms,
Theater 500, Classroom 45,
Cocktail 450, Banquet 500
See more details!
InterContinental V Centenario Santo Domingo
V Centenario
Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic On Santo Domingo´s sea front promenade close to its fascinating history and modern culture and nightlife, the hotel features the elegant InterContinental Club Floor, a spa, a fitness center and a spectacular casino and superb facilities and services and the pristine location will ensure a successful and memorable event.
196 Rooms/Suites
Theater 1,000, Classroom 800,
Cocktail 1,100, Banquet 900
See more details!
InterContinental Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil An event team understanding what it takes to streamline the planner's job: enchanting atmosphere with very comfortable and stunning, recently renovated accommodations, located just one block from one of the main avenues of the city, the Paulista Avenue, combined with state‑of‑the‑art facilities create an unforgettable experience.
195 Rooms/Suites
Theater 450, Classroom 250,
Cocktail 450, Banquet 350
See more details!
Holiday Inn Parque Anhembi
Holiday Inn
Parque Anhembi
São Paulo, Brazil Within walking distance of the Anhembi Convention Center and Center Norte Shopping Center & Convention Center the hotel provides quick access to the area's hot‑spots and attractions. After events, relax in the indoor pool and sauna; enjoy appetizers and drinks at Bar du Hotel and dinner at Camauê Restaurant. 780 Rooms/Suites
Theater 500, Classroom 260,
Cocktail 500, Banquet 230
See more details!
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InterContinental Cali
InterContinental Cali
Cali, Colombia An air of peace and tranquility combined with convenient downtown location, a distinctive Latin flavor and the warmth of its residents create a special atmosphere for all activities and a variety of restaurants and lounges featuring the notorious Salsa music that appeals to all different generations … experience Cali.
292 Rooms/Suites 18 Mtg Rms,
Theater 800, Classroom 300,
Cocktail 800, Banquet 500
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InterContinental Playa Bonita Resort & Spa
Playa Bonita
Resort & Spa
Panama City, Panama Just 25 minutes from Panama City, on half a mile of private beach at the Pacific coast the hotel is a magnificent place to enjoy the surrounding nature and spectacular views of the Panama Canal entrance. Waterfalls, exotic gardens and an imposing architecture embed 20,452 sqft/1,902 sqm of function space distributed in 12 meeting rooms.
301 Rooms/Suites
Theater 1,500, Classroom 600,
Cocktail 1,400, Banquet 800
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Crowne Plaza Santiago
Crowne Plaza Santiago
Santiago, Chile Located near Providencia and the city's historic, business and tourist area the hotel features 12 of well‑appointed meeting rooms with the best technology constituting the convention center at the hotel - one of the largest in Santiago, allowing to receive congresses, conventions, seminars and meetings. 293 Rooms/Suites
1,000, Theater Classroom 300,
Cocktail 850, Banquet 560
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Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam
Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands Located in the heart of Amsterdam, between two of Amsterdam's most picturesque canals, the hotel exposes an immensely rich history. Featuring the award winning restaurant Bridges, a private garden, the Library with fireplace and the SoSpa, the hotel fulfills all needs of a perfect location.
177 Rooms/Suites
Theater 300, Classroom 155,
Cocktail 350, Banquet 220
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World Trade Center Metro Manila
World Trade Center Metro Manila
Manila, Philippines The Philippines' world-class trade and exhibition venue is located in the midst of Manila's business and leisure districts, easily accessible and close to Ninoy Aquino International Airport, the country's major seaports, Light Rail Transit and Metro Rail Transit, major first‑class hotels and cultural and conference facilities.
Theater 10,500, Classroom 6,600,
Cocktail 13,200, Banquet 7,800
See more details!

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