Deadline is looming for training awards

first_imgTime is running out to apply for three prestigious baking industry training opportunities, administered by the Worshipful Company of Bakers.The Joseph Travelling Award is a financial opportunity for a person working in the indus-try. A sum of money will be provided to assist with study and training abroad.The Piero Scacco Award offers the opportunity for a visit to the Richemont School in Lucerne, Switzerland, or a visit to The House of Bread in Asten, Austria, in Autumn 2006. The Association of Bakery Ingre-dient Manufacturers (ABIM) Award offers a further place on the visit to the Richemont School, Lucerne in Autumn 2006. Closing dates for receipt of applications are Friday 2 June for the Joseph Travelling Award and Friday 9 June for the Piero Scacco and ABIM Awards.For further information and an application form, please contact the Assistant Clerk, the Worshipful Company of Bakers on 020 7623 2223, or email [email protected]last_img read more

AIME 2013 kicks off

first_imgThe Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) launched at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre today with more than 500 buyers from up to 30 countries in attendance this year.The annual expo, launched alongside the new Business Events Week, is set to impress with a range of new initiatives and a renewed focus on technology.According to Reed Travel Exhibition’s Director for AIME Sally de Swart, technology will be fundamental at AIME 2013, with the launch of an all new AIME mobile app, mobile concierge as well as the Future Events Experience.“As the premier exhibition in the Asia-Pacific region for the meetings and incentives industry, AIME is a fitting place to debate the challenges and opportunities faced by the industry and we have tried to encourage this further, particularly around ways to better leverage the potential of new technology,” Ms de Swart explained. In 2013, AIME will also give business travel greater focus, with a dedicated stream focusing entirely on business travel added to the AIME Knowledge program.AIME 2013 will run on 26 and 27 February 2013.Stay up to date with all the lastest from AIME, by keeping your browsers clicked onto e-Travel Blackboard’s Twitter page: @ETBNews and Facebook page: ETB News. Source = e-Travel Blackboard: N.J. New technology keeping AIME 2013delegates connected. Image: AIMElast_img read more