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Contents4 / ConferenCe & Meetings World / issUe 65The country will host some 200 corporate meetings and association congresses in the next five years. CMW finds out how South Africa is building upon its World Cup legacy? 71South AfricaIn this issue

ContentsISSUE 65 / ConfErEnCE & MEEtIngS World / 5 57 >> germany The results from the German Meetings and Event Barometer Survey 67 >> turkey Sarah O'Donnell looks at Turkey's ambitious plans to be the centre of the meetings world 80 >> Australia Visitor figures rising, but how do they keep business tourism attractive Down Under? 87 >> Malta With an ancient history as a meeting destination, the Maltese Islands show their updated offer also justifies a visit 93 >> Morocco Gateway to the Atlas Mountains, Marrakech can provide the spice of meetings life Hosting the greatest show on earth carries a price. Is the legacy flame worth the Olympic candle cost?26OlympicsWhat makes the top meetings iPad apps list for organisers and delegates39TechnologyCMW looks at how the concept evolved and how it works for all concerned42Hosted buyersHow did Japan's recent earthquake affect Kyoto and Osaka's meetings business?60JapanWe are looking forward to delivering a truly international show for the US marketIMEX Group's ChaIrMan, ray BlooMFeatures12 >> EIBtM Preview CMW offers eight reasons why you should attend the 2011 show 18 >> Big Interview Future plans for the creator of the first design hotel 22 >> ICCA 10-year report Paul Colston delves into a decade of numbers 48 >> Meeting on the Water A look at whatever floats your meetings boat Regulars7 >> leader The world is our meeting room 8 >> news Topping out ceremony for London's new Olympia extension and Montgomery takes conference to Libya 95 >> Association page Leigh Harry draws on the JMIC London summit 97 >> letters If you're not measuring, are you maximising? 99 >> People Tracking the latest appointments and promotions 100 >> Business E-stonia's free Wi-Fi; Zibrant acquisition 103 >> gallery AIPC in San Diego; BTC in Italy and CIBTM in China106 >> Breakout A light-hearted look at the international meetings industry Destinations