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Latest Newsletter from Meeting Needs, ABPCO Charity Partner

Check out all the latest news from ABPCO Charity Partner, Meeting Needs and see the direct benefit the ABPCO contributions make to Meeting Needs and the projects they support which help to change so many lives, for the better. Newsletter Link: https://buff.ly/2picO89  

Latest Newsletter from Meeting Needs, ABPCO Charity Partner 2018-09-19T21:56:58+00:00

Confex Association Events Forum – What would you like to talk about in 2019?

Call for papers - Confex Association Events Forum Over 240 Association Events professionals attended the Association Events Forum at International Confex 18 where ABPCO members contributed to an outstanding programme of content. What would you like to talk about in 2019? Bring your hot topics and burning issues to the AEF at International Confex 2019 by [...]

Confex Association Events Forum – What would you like to talk about in 2019? 2018-09-19T20:56:37+00:00

How can the Events Industry help achieve Peace and Justice?

September's Sustainable Development Goal Education by Positive Impact for ABPCO This month, Positive Impact are focusing on 'how the events industry can promote peace in an increasingly divided world' There are examples of Best Practice, inspiring Case Studies and Top Tips on working in partnership to achieve the SDG’s. Check out the September Education News [...]

How can the Events Industry help achieve Peace and Justice? 2018-09-19T14:14:16+00:00

Blitz and Glisser join forces to drive audience engagement

September 18, 2018 - Blitz, a GES company, today announced a strategic alliance with Glisser, the award-winning audience engagement and event analytics platform. Glisser, based in London and New York, and Blitz, the technical event production arm of global events company GES, will collaborate on delivering a world-class audience participation and engagement solution to the [...]

Blitz and Glisser join forces to drive audience engagement 2018-09-18T13:08:21+00:00

Lime Venue Portfolio: Health and Wellbeing Can Support Incentive Sector growth

The meetings and event industry’s efforts in health and wellbeing present a great opportunity for growth in the incentive sector, according to Lime Venue Portfolio, Sales Director, Jo Austin. The venue group hosts hundreds of incentive meetings and team-building events every year, and with the Eventwell 18 campaign kicking off this week, Jo believes that [...]

Lime Venue Portfolio: Health and Wellbeing Can Support Incentive Sector growth 2018-09-17T17:18:00+00:00

ABPCO reveals shortlist for Excellence Awards 2018

[Above image - last year’s award winners] The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) has revealed the finalists for its 2018 Excellence Awards. Best Conference by an In-House Conference Organiser – Diabetes UK, Renewable UK and Royal Statistical Society Best Conference by an Agency Conference Organiser – TFI Group, Conference Collective and Conference Partners International [...]

ABPCO reveals shortlist for Excellence Awards 2018 2018-09-17T17:02:53+00:00

Manchester Central expands its catering offer

Manchester Central has unveiled its new state-of-the-art kitchen; allowing the award-winning venue to cater for more guests, explore innovative menu concepts and provide their clients and visitors with a culinary experience like no other. The new open plan layout, which increases floor space by 20% and production capacity by 50%, ensures the most efficient flow [...]

Manchester Central expands its catering offer 2018-09-13T09:31:57+00:00

Barbican and Worldspan partner to deliver full event service

Barbican Business Events has teamed up with Worldspan to meet the growing need for full event services amongst the venues’ clients, particularly associations and smaller corporate events. The partnership will see Worldspan deliver services under the Barbican Business Events brand including delegate registration and management, production, transport and accommodation.  The technical support element will be [...]

Barbican and Worldspan partner to deliver full event service 2018-09-13T09:21:43+00:00

QEII Centre’s economic contribution shows significant increase

The QEII Centre’s net economic contribution to the UK economy was £145million – a growth of 45% in just two years – according to its latest economic impact study. Its GVA to London alone was £110.9million.     Following the QEII’s most successful financial year to date and its inaugural report in 2016, the centre commissioned [...]

QEII Centre’s economic contribution shows significant increase 2018-09-13T08:55:27+00:00

Manchester Central is venue of choice for national associations

Manchester Central has secured new deals with three leading national associations. Attracting more than 1,000 delegates from within the field of contact lenses, The British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) has chosen Manchester Central to host its bi-ennial International Clinical Conference in 2019. The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) has also committed to bring its annual conference [...]

Manchester Central is venue of choice for national associations 2018-09-03T16:32:41+00:00