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The ACC Liverpool group appoints new Assistant Director of Conference and Exhibition Sales

The ACC Liverpool Group has appointed Adrian Evans as its assistant director of conference and exhibition sales. He will be responsible for driving and delivering conference and exhibition sales strategies; developing existing and creating new client and stakeholder relationships; generating new business opportunities and maximising revenue and growth. Evans joins from the NEC where he [...]

The ACC Liverpool group appoints new Assistant Director of Conference and Exhibition Sales 2018-01-17T12:34:01+00:00

Scottish Event Campus Launches New Space

The Scottish Event Campus has officially launched the latest addition to its award-winning conference offering; the SEC Meeting Academy. The facility is a £500,000 investment, and the newly created space is ideal for self-contained small to medium-sized meetings. Alternatively, the space can be integrated with the wider SEC conference facilities providing a VIP space for [...]

Scottish Event Campus Launches New Space 2018-01-15T16:03:55+00:00

International Confex Launches Confex Future Focus, Manchester

15th January 18, UK: International Confex is delighted to announce a new addition to the Confex portfolio with the launch of Confex Future Focus, which will take place on July 4th & 5th 2018 at Victoria Warehouse, Manchester. Simon Farnfield, Event Director explains the rationale behind the launch, “The North, and North West of England [...]

International Confex Launches Confex Future Focus, Manchester 2018-01-15T15:25:08+00:00

Medical education association chooses NewcastleGateshead for 2018 event

The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) has confirmed that NewcastleGateshead will be the host destination for their 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. The theme of the event is medical education with a global perspective, with esteemed keynote speakers flying in from around the globe to speak on the subject. NewcastleGateshead has a track-record [...]

Medical education association chooses NewcastleGateshead for 2018 event 2018-01-15T12:17:14+00:00

Well Met triumphant in third consecutive AIM Gold Accreditation

Well Met is delighted to announce that they have been awarded the prestigious Gold Accredited in Meetings (AIM) certification for the third consecutive time. The conferencing department’s newest venue, the Grade II listed Cloth Hall Court attained an incredible 97% pass rate. Following a rigorous independent assessment of the business, Well Met achieved the Gold [...]

Well Met triumphant in third consecutive AIM Gold Accreditation 2018-01-15T12:05:25+00:00

ABPCO votes in Jo Powel and Kate Sargent as joint-chairs from June 2018

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) announced a new look board during its AGM in Harrogate. The changes will see Jo Powel (Macmillan Cancer Support) and Kate Sargent (BioScientifica Ltd) join the board for six months prior to taking over as joint-chairs in June 2018.  To best meet the needs of ABPCO’s diverse [...]

ABPCO votes in Jo Powel and Kate Sargent as joint-chairs from June 2018 2018-01-11T15:27:56+00:00

SEC retains Gold Award for Green Tourism Business Scheme

~ Venue scores 100% rating for Site Innovation amongst other high scores for sustainability ~  The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) has retained its Gold Award for the Green Tourism Business Scheme, having continued to excel in sustainability practices across the venue. The Green Tourism Business Scheme began in 1997 and aims to encourage and enable [...]

SEC retains Gold Award for Green Tourism Business Scheme 2018-01-03T10:09:42+00:00

Association Event Forum returns to Confex 18

The Association Event Forum will once again take place at International Confex, 28th February. The event, which saw over 200 association event planners in attendance last show, is being produced in partnership with the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) and the Association of Association Executives. Moderated by Heather Lishman, ABPCO Association Director, speakers [...]

Association Event Forum returns to Confex 18 2018-01-03T09:54:31+00:00

Visit Belfast, RCN and MCI UK win at ABPCO Excellence Awards

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) celebrated its 30th Anniversary in style on Friday last week with its largest ever Chairmen’s lunch and Excellence Awards.  The event was held at Harrogate Convention Centre. More than 100 ABPCO members came together to celebrate not just 30 years of ABPCO but also this year’s Excellence [...]

Visit Belfast, RCN and MCI UK win at ABPCO Excellence Awards 2017-12-11T12:05:28+00:00

International conference given new energy as it heads to the North East

NewcastleGateshead is set to host a leading energy storage conference for the first time, building on its reputation as an international hub for science and engineering.  Organised by Newcastle University, the 4th UK Energy Storage Research Conference (UKES) will bring over 200 energy storage industry professionals to the region. The conference will take place from [...]

International conference given new energy as it heads to the North East 2017-12-11T09:23:07+00:00