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NIBS Annual Conference hosted by Leeds Beckett University

The 2017 Network of International Business Schools (NIBS) Conference was held at Leeds Beckett University’s Rose Bowl from 17 – 19 May. The three day conference was hosted by Leeds Business School and brought around 70 NIBS members and guests together in Leeds to share experience, knowledge and good practice on the broad theme of [...]

Recipe For Sustainability – College Chefs Cook Up A Storm With Vegan Workshops

In response to a growing demand for vegetarian and vegan menu options, a consortium of 13 Cambridge Colleges have sent their Chefs on specialist Vegan Workshops to explore creative solutions for meat-free and dairy-free dishes. Held at Magdalene College, the two sessions were organised by Humane Society International and the Sustainable Restaurants Association. Chief Lecturer [...]

Aberdeen to Host Natural Products Conference

From nutraceuticals to pharmaceuticals; this September Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) will host the International Conference on the Mechanism of Action of Nutraceuticals (ICMAN) and the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR) Natural Products Section joint conference. Heading to the city from 27-29 September 2017, this international life science conference is expected to [...]

Glasgow Convention Bureau launches new green campaign to grow sustainable business tourism

Glasgow has today (Tuesday, May 16) unveiled a new ‘green conventions team’ which will champion the city’s credentials as a world-leader in sustainable business tourism. Led by Glasgow Convention Bureau, which is part of Glasgow Life, the 20-strong team brings together representatives from across the city’s tourism and hospitality sectors, academic and business communities, and [...]

Aberdeen Welcomes Radiation Safety Conference

Around 300 members and associates of the Society for Radiological Protection (SRP), the UK’s leading organisation for scientists working in the field of radiation safety, will hold their annual gathering at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) this week. The three day event which opens today, Tuesday 16 May, will focus on the importance of [...]

Archer Yates Associates Appointed to Manage Oxford Farming Conference

The Oxford Farming Conference Council has appointed Oxfordshire-based events company, Archer Yates Associates (AYA), to manage the events and new secretariat of the Oxford Farming Conference from May 2017. AYA has been selected after a full tendering process, and will be responsible for delivering the three-day Oxford Farming Conference, which is held every year in [...]

Berlin is ranked 4th in the worldwide convention statistics

• Since 2004, Berlin has been in the top 5 of the most important cities for association conventions • 2016 brought new record for Berlin’s convention business • This year, Berlin is host for important medical and digital conferences With 176 international association conventions in 2016, Berlin ranks fourth in the current statistics of the [...]

London’s connectivity is key to record numbers of business travellers

London is the best connected city in the world with six airports connecting to more international destinations than any other city - helping bring in record numbers of business tourists. According to fDi Benchmark, which analyses city business data, the latest figures show that the British capital has direct air connections to 336 destinations around [...]

London maintains top 5 spot in ICCA rankings

A host of high profile congresses has helped London secure a top five position, as one of the most sought-after destinations for association events, according to the prestigious International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) ranking. Last year London welcomed many major congresses, including the European League Against Rheumatology’s and the European Respiratory Society’s which, combined, [...]