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The Convention4u is Austria’s major congress for congress professionals which is organised annually by the Austrian Convention Bureau. This year the prestigious event was held in Eisenstadt. Here’s a brief congress report from Austria’s sunny east. Photos ©Austrian Convention Bureau I Bildgewaltig.at


The world’s leading congress in periodontology: for five years we have been preparing it and from June 20 to 23 2018 it was finally staged at Amsterdam RAI. The organisers, delegates and of course ourselves as Core PCO had huge expectations of this huge event – which still managed to exceed them all in the end.


For the second year in a row the Mondial team took part in Bike to Work Month. Compared to 2017, more than three times the participants could be motivated and one team even won a prize in the raffle.


The European Congress on Obesity (ECO), which was held in Vienna in May 2018 with the collaboration of the Austrian Obesity Association, attracted all the media attention it hoped to – and more. It was an important step towards more awareness of obesity among the population.


Summing up the main point of a lecture so attractively that everyone will want to come and listen to the full version – all within only one minute. That's the basic idead of “elevator pitches“. Read on to find out how you can use them at events and to see a short case study.


5 June is World Environment Day. We are taking this important day as an opportunity to reminisce about our past and sum up how we got from being greenhorns to certifying green meetings with more than 800 delegates.


Good news right on time for European Immunization Week: From 2019 onwards, Mondial Congress & Events will be organising another traditional national event in the healthcare sector, the Austrian Immunization Day.


For our latest staff event, the Mondial Congress & Events team visited the Museum of Illusions in Vienna. Besides good fun and snapshots, there were also some quite educational take home messages.


Our offices in Vienna and Barcelona are growing. Say hi to our two new team members.



Websites are increasingly becoming the primary source of information for congress participants and the overwhelming majority of congress delegates registers and books their accommodation online. Sadly, there are those looking to take advantage of this development by setting up fraudulent or non-official congress websites to sell hotel and registration services to prospective delegates.This is how you can protect yourself from fraud:


When we think of Amsterdam, likely one of the top three things that come to mind is going to be bicycles. So the European Federation of Periodontology, whose next congress, EuroPerio9, will take place in Amsterdam, came up with a fancy idea for promo videos: put presidents on bikes and get moving

IAPCO, the International Association of Professional Conference Organisers, is committed to upholding quality standards in the meeting business. In January 2018, its acclaimed education seminar for conference organisers “EDGE” made a stop in Florence.

A quick introduction to the “World Café” session format, how it works, where to use it, plus a mini case study from our experience.