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The NCRI Partnership launches new 5-year strategy to accelerate progress in cancer research

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) launches its new five-year strategy today (Tuesday) to accelerate progress in cancer research through collaboration. The strategy will help cancer research funders to maximise opportunities to improve the health and quality of life of people who have had, or may one day develop, cancer. It will also ensure research [...]

GES appoints Mike Phillipson as managing director of Blitz|GES

April 25, 2017 - GES, a global full-service provider for live events, has announced the appointment of Mike Phillipson as managing director of its Blitz|GES event production business with immediate effect. Phillipson will be part of the GES EMEA executive team, reporting to Jason Popp, EVP of international at GES. Phillipson brings both senior business [...]

Victory Services Club launches ‘VSC 110’ campaign to celebrate its 110th anniversary

The Victory Services Club (VSC) announces the launch of its ‘VSC 110’ campaign. The campaign has been designed to mark the venue’s anniversary whilst celebrating 110 years of timeless service and exploring the future of events. With a strong focus on service, the campaign will deliver a number of educational initiatives and online content that [...]

The Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel has received Gold Accreditation for the first quarter of 2017 from VenueVerdict.

Gold Standard for Customer Service Continuing their very successful 2017, the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel has received Gold Accreditation for the first quarter of 2017 from VenueVerdict. Market research agency, BDRC Continental, award this accreditation to venues that consistently show fantastic customer service throughout the year, determined from customer feedback alone. Director of the Golden [...]

Aberdeen; the smart choice for Associations

Last week Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) played host to the European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), welcoming delegates from across Europe to the five day event. Brought to the city by the Robert Gordon University (RGU) in conjunction with the Aberdeen Ambassador Network, the conference returned to Aberdeen for the first time since 1997, [...]

Conferences are always greener at the Jubilee

For the sixth year running, the Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel has received the Green Tourism Business Scheme Gold Accreditation for their commitment to sustainability. Achieving Gold level in the Green Tourism programme recognises those venues that demonstrate the highest standards of sustainability, with a strong ethos and excellent practices throughout, with an outstanding and inspirational [...]

The ACC Liverpool group appoints new Commercial Director

The ACC Liverpool Group has appointed Ben Williams as its new commercial director.  His role will include developing the overall commercial strategy for the organisation which is home to BT Convention Centre, Echo Arena, Exhibition Centre Liverpool and ticketing agency TicketQuarter. Williams joins from the First Direct Arena in Leeds where, as general manager, he [...]

AECC Work with RGU to Promote a Future in Business Tourism

Two leading North-east establishments have been working together to broaden the knowledge of passionate students looking to pursue a career in tourism. The partnership between Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) and Robert Gordon University (RGU) has grown vastly over the past year to ensure students can gain knowledge of the business tourism industry in [...]

Global Greens delegate gets on his bike for ACC Liverpool conference

A delegate has cycled 700km from his native Norway to attend the Global Greens and European Greens Congress at ACC Liverpool. Green campaigner Thomas Eriksen set off on March 17 to travel to the four day event which takes place from March 30 to April 2.  The conference is the largest ever gathering of Greens, [...]