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Economist, Dominic Swords Assesses Impact for the UK Events Industry of Britain’s decision to leave the EU

Dominic Swords, Professor of Business Economics at the Henley Business School will present an expert’s view on the impact for the UK Events Industry of Britain leaving the European Union, as part of next week’s UK Events Week. This insightful breakfast talk will take place in the City at 8.30am on Tuesday, 28 February and [...]

Reworking the fabric of Leeds – The History and Future of Cloth Hall Court

With the opening of Leeds newest dedicated conferencing facility on the horizon, Well Met are considering the final touches to the historic Cloth Hall Court site with its heritage led interior design and state-of-the-art facilities. The building was originally constructed for the purpose of trading cloth, specifically ‘Yorkshire Broadcloths’, which were cheap, good quality cloths [...]

Olympic Gold medallist and England Rugby Union Head Coach lead star speakers at global sports conference in Liverpool

England Rugby Union Head Coach, Eddie Jones, and Olympic gold medallist in hockey and LJMU Honorary Fellow, Kate Richardson-Walsh, are leading an international sporting line-up descending on Liverpool this summer to speak at the global conference of the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE). Previously held in Paris, Sydney and Beijing, Liverpool John Moores University [...]

ABPCO and CHS Group partner to create PCO specific education for the Conference and Hospitality Show 2017

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) has partnered with CHS Group to create association focused education alongside the Conference and Hospitality Show 2017 - being held in Leeds on Tuesday 4th April. ABPCO’s members are invited to attend a Round Table on Innovation facilitated by Professor Rhodri Thomas, who will discuss “absorptive capacity” [...]

Hampton Medical Conferences picks up prize for Best Association Meeting at the 2017 Eventex Awards.

Hampton Medical Conferences, part of Rapiergroup, are thrilled to have been awarded third prize for Best Association Meeting at the 2017 Eventex Awards for their delivery of RCOG World Congress 2016. The 7th Eventex Awards saw some of the biggest names in the industry, competing for an accolade in 19 categories. The list of finalists [...]

New year, new meetings portal: Berlin Convention Office offers conference and event planners now even more services

The Berlin Convention Office of visitBerlin has redesigned its convention.visitBerlin.com website and is kicking off the new year with new services offered to convention, meeting, and event planners. “Berlin is especially attractive to those organising international meetings thanks to its cosmopolitan and inspiring atmosphere,” says Heike Mahmoud, Director Conventions, visitBerlin Berlin Convention Office. “This is [...]