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Amsterdam Denim Days From April 11 to 17, Amsterdam will be denim blue, because Amsterdam Denim Days will be held for the third time in that city. For years, Amsterdam has been building its reputation as the European capital of denim, and so it is no wonder this festival celebrating everything denim is held there. At that time, not only will fans of denim gather in the city, but also producers of denim items, fashion designers, and experts who will discuss trends regarding the production, design, and creation of denim products. There will also be many public events and fairs held at Denim Days.

International fair of the congress industry in Turkey For the third time, the only Turkish congress industry fair, the ACE of M.I.C.E. Exhibition will host many industry experts, exhibitors and clients in Istanbul from March 16 to 18, 2016. Over the three days of this leading gathering of the congress industry, many B2B meetings, symposiums, conferences, and networking activities will be held. The fourth ACE of M.I.C.E. awards ceremony will take place during the second day of the fair, at the Zorlu Performing Arts Center, and more than 2500 industry professionals will attend. www.croatiameetings.com

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According to the new edition of the World Tourism Barometer, a total of 1.2 billion international tourist arrivals were recorded globally in 2015, which is 50 million (+4.4%) more than in 2014. So, for the sixth consecutive year, an above-average increase in international tourist arrivals has been recorded, and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) also expects an increase of four percent this year. Each of the three strongest regions in the world: Europe, America, and Asia Pacific, marked and increase of five percent last year, and Europe is still the most visited region in the world with half of the total number of foreign tourists traveling the world.

PRO.PR conference in Budva From April 7 to 10, the 14th PRO.PR conference, an international public relations conference, will be held in Budva (Montenegro). At the conference, lectures will be held by 21 global and regional communications experts, who will share their knowledge and experience with conference participants through 16 lectures and four workshops. Some of the topics include "Best Practices as a Legacy for Future Generations", and "The Art of Business Diplomacy: Good PR", and there will also be some discussions on creating destination brands. Some of this year's lecturers are Georg Dieter Herbst and Thomas Musiolik from the University of Berlin, Isabel Evans from Facebook, Irena Šarić Dombaj from L'Oreal Adria...

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