The Meetings Industry Association’s (mia) Agents Day recently proved invaluable for delegates as some of the UK’s top booking agents provided a unique insight into how they select venues.
Trends in events have always reflected what’s happening in the economy as well as the lifestyle and business ethos of the time. In the late 80s and 90s, when businessmen and women were enjoying
The Department for Culture Media and Sport has unveiled a cross Governmental strategy for UK events, following widespread engagement with the industry.
The Department for Culture Media and
Beware of those wanting a slice of your ‘cake,’ baked with your hard work and success, says Steve Heap, general secretary of the Association of Festival Organisers (AFO).
This summer tens of thousands of runners will be lacing up their trainers, pulling on their sweatbands and dousing themselves in neon powder paint at a series of five-kilometre events across the
Events Manager Pam Sainsbury manages events for four trade associations: the British Sandwich Association (BSA), the Pizza, Pasta & Italian Food Association (PAPA), The Café Society (Café
If you are going to manage security just yards from Number 10 Downing Street in an iconic central London venue, there is no room for error and you need to prepare for all eventualities.
Stuck for advice on the nuts and bolts of organising your event? The Purple Guide, updated last year with an on-line format, is an invaluable guide, says Jim Winship, TESA director and one of the
The Event Industry Forum is making a further £13,000 available in grants for projects that will benefit the events industry.
The Forum, which brings together 28 trade bodies and similar
Following a record year in 2015 for the brand experience and live events agency, TBA plc has appointed Mark Spragg to the position of Managing Director.
Spragg joins on 1st February
The organiser of the Event Technology Awards has announced that nominations for 2016 will open on Monday 4th April. The awards are set to return for their fourth outing and will once again
Manchester based Make Events have forged a partnership with local businessman and owner of BetFred, Fred Done, to produce a joint charity ball at the Hilton Deansgate in September.
In a recent survey conducted by Unique Venues of London, analysing the 2015 performance of the association’s membership, 94% of the 67 venues which completed the survey indicated an optimistic
A new code of practice on electrical testing has been developed to ensure that hirers of portable and temporary welfare units meet their safety responsibilities.
The new document has been
Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) is launching the next generation of legacy measurement, a bespoke research model designed to report the key impacts of conferences taking place in the
Caroline Jackson and Samme Allen have been successfully elected as Vice Chairs of the Business Visits & Events Partnership, with effect from the 1st January 2016 for a period of two
Vital research into the UK’s conference, meeting and business events sector has been launched.
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