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 Hines and Qatari Diar start 360-room Herzog & de Meuron-designed Conrad hotel and 30,000 square feet of additional retail space at CityCenterDC

WASHINGTON - Thursday, June 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hines, the international real estate firm, Qatari Diar, the real estate development entity of the Qatar Investment Authority (the co-developers of CityCenterDC), Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Worldwide’s (NYSE: HLT) smart luxury hotel brand, and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser confirmed today the start of construction of the Conrad Washington, D.C., a 360-room luxury hotel with 30,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space at CityCenterDC; the landmark 10-acre, mixed-use development located in the heart of the nation’s capital. Initial occupancy for the hotel is expected in the first quarter of 2019.

In addition, Hines, Qatari Diar, and Conrad Hotels & Resorts are pleased to announce that Chef Bryan Voltaggio, of Frederick ... Read more »

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HAMILTON, Bermuda - Thursday, June 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beechwood Bermuda, which through its affiliates is one of the largest providers of international investment plans with more than $1 billion in assets, announces the renaming of Old Mutual (Bermuda) to Beechwood OMNIA as part of its commitment to providing international investors with access to guaranteed investment plans.

The renamed Beechwood OMNIA, which has been integrated into Beechwood’s existing platform, includes clients from approximately forty distribution partners throughout Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. The completed integration provides Beechwood with the scale necessary to continue to meet demand from new and existing clients for innovative investment plans.

Although Beechwood OMNIA has been closed to new investors since 2009, existing clients of the business will now have access to enhanced features and fixed accounts with higher rate options than are c ... Read more »

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 The company announced an agreement with Structural Concepts for deploying the first magnetic cooling display cases in North America

CHICAGO - Thursday, June 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cooltech Applications S.A.S. (Cooltech), the world’s leading magnetic refrigeration company, today announced a partnership with Structural Concepts, a leading display cases manufacturer in Michigan (USA), to integrate Cooltech’s magnetic refrigeration system (MRS) into some of Structural Concepts’ display cases.

The MRS utilizes a water coolant instead of a refrigerant gas—a major contributor to climate change—resulting in an eco-friendly solution. Besides eliminating the use of pollutant refrigerant gases and noisy compressors, MRS cuts energy consumption by up to 50 percent, and boosts reliability and safety.

“As the leader in manufacturing the foodservice market’s most energy efficient and environmentally- ... Read more »

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LONDON - Thursday, June 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC today announced that media and technology expert Oisin Lunny will host the IBC Rising Stars event on Saturday 10 September in Amsterdam. The Rising Stars initiative is provided by IBC to empower the next generation of media and entertainment professionals, and features carefully selected broadcast leaders, celebrities, innovators and experts.

Oisin is part of the Market Development team at leading mobile engagement specialists OpenMarket. He speaks and moderates at conferences globally and contributes to The Guardian, B2B Marketing, Digital Doughnut and others. Oisin also sits on the advisory board for The Economist Big Think, chairs the Fundraising Online advisory panel and maintains a parallel profile as film composer, producer, and DJ.

“IBC has without doubt been the essential conference covering tech innovation around broadcast interaction, and with the accelerated pace of transfo ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Thursday, June 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

First time the effect of OFEV® is being explored on change of biomarkers reflecting the fibrotic process in the lungs

INMARK™ will assess whether temporal changes in these biomarkers can predict the clinical course of IPF earlier

Identifying biomarkers to predict the clinical course of IPF early in individual patients remains one of the most important challenges to improve overall patient management

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boehringer Ingelheim today announces that the first patient has been enrolled in a new study, INMARK™, investigating the effect of OFEV® (nintedanib) on changes in specific blood biomarkers. These changes in biomarkers indicate the excessive scarring (fibrosis) in the lungs of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

Biomarkers are measurable indicators of the presence or severity of a condition and used to monitor and predict the disease cou ... Read more »

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LONDON - Thursday, June 30th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IBC announced today that Shahrzad Rafati, Founder & CEO of BroadbandTV, will deliver a keynote on Saturday 10 September at its forthcoming IBC2016 Conference.

Over the last 11 years BroadbandTV has become a powerful force in online video, and is the world’s largest Multi-platform Network. Built on technological expertise, Vancouver-based BBTV represents 16.2 bn monthly impressions with over 76,000 online video creators, providing a full suite of services and solutions including content distribution, technology, promotion, production, creative and design services, and monetisation opportunities in addition to niche value propositions for creators within each of its verticals.

BBTV also offers rights management services for media giants including the NBA, Viacom, Sony Pictures and FremantleMedia. Shahrzad, is an advocate of positive social change and a champion of entrepreneurism.

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