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Cambridge Hosts Major International Conference – With Public Lecture From Sir Tony Robinson

This week Cambridge is hosting one of the largest international conferences ever to come to the city, with more than 600 delegates from 39 countries attending – in addition to a public lecture given to 500 local school students by comedy icon, writer and television presenter Sir Tony Robinson. The 12th International Conference on the [...]

Cambridge Hosts Major International Conference – With Public Lecture From Sir Tony Robinson 2017-09-20T12:55:04+00:00

Twickenham Experience unveils plans for new event spaces

Twickenham Experience has revealed plans for a number of new event spaces as a result of a major overhaul in Twickenham Stadium’s East Stand. The new East Stand spaces are being developed to focus primarily on match-day following the launch of England Rugby Hospitality, a new venture which sees the Rugby Football Union (RFU) become [...]

Twickenham Experience unveils plans for new event spaces 2017-09-20T12:07:56+00:00

Shortlist revealed for ABPCO Excellence Awards 2017

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) has revealed the shortlist for their 2017 Excellence Awards. Best Conference by an In-House Conference Organiser – Macmillan, NCRI and RCN Best Conference by an Agency Conference Organiser – Bioscientifica, MCI and Hampton Medical Best Industry Partnership – AECC, Shocklogic and Visit Belfast “The Excellence Awards are [...]

Shortlist revealed for ABPCO Excellence Awards 2017 2017-09-19T11:06:39+00:00

Glasgow Convention Bureau wins ‘Silver’ Green Tourism Award

Glasgow Convention Bureau has become the first ever convention bureau to win a Green Tourism Award, the world’s largest certification programme of its kind. The go to standard for sustainable tourism, Green Tourism assesses businesses on their green credentials with Glasgow Convention Bureau awarded a ‘Silver’ grading for demonstrating a progressive approach and commitment to [...]

Glasgow Convention Bureau wins ‘Silver’ Green Tourism Award 2017-09-13T17:03:34+00:00

A hotel for every occasion

At IHG®, we’re committed to bringing you Great Hotels Guests Love by delivering True Hospitality for everyone. Each of our hotel brands caters to guests in its own distinct way. And our reach spans the globe. With more than 5,000 properties in nearly 100 countries, we’re continually transforming and growing. We’ve recently opened both the Holiday Inn Express® [...]

A hotel for every occasion 2017-09-13T15:35:17+00:00

Victory Services Club completes £1m Carisbrooke Hall refurbishment

The Victory Services Club (VSC) today announces that its Carisbrooke Hall will officially reopen on 15th September 2017 following a £1m refurbishment. The newly refurbished space, which is the largest events space available at the venue, has a capacity to host up to 300 guests and will be used for Christmas parties, receptions, conferences and [...]

Victory Services Club completes £1m Carisbrooke Hall refurbishment 2017-09-13T15:21:58+00:00

EDINBURGH’S EYES ON CHARLOTTE SQUARE AS MULTI-MILLION POUND HOTEL TRANSFORMATION IS REVEALED

Newly refurbished Roxburghe Hotel re-opens as The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square Extensive renovation includes an oasis amidst the capital following the transformation of the hotel courtyard into a magical garden  The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, formerly The Roxburghe Hotel, re-opened its doors yesterday in one of Edinburgh’s most iconic locations, following a multi-million pound top-to-toe [...]

EDINBURGH’S EYES ON CHARLOTTE SQUARE AS MULTI-MILLION POUND HOTEL TRANSFORMATION IS REVEALED 2017-09-11T17:12:38+00:00

Lime Venue Portfolio to Offer Smart Tours to Organisers

11th September 17, UK: Lime Venue Portfolio is offering event organisers ‘smarter’ virtual tours within its portfolio of unique and unusual venues. The tours make it easier for bookers to ‘see inside’ the portfolio’s unique venues and understand and identify suitable spaces for their events. Lime Venue Portfolio has partnered with Matterport Service Provider, Venue [...]

Lime Venue Portfolio to Offer Smart Tours to Organisers 2017-09-11T17:01:24+00:00

Senior leaders to gather at the inaugural Business of Events Leadership Forum

Leaders in the business events sector will come together to discuss future market opportunities and challenges at a conference, supported by the Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) and VisitBritain. The Business of Events, held on the 3 November 2017 in London, will engage, inform and inspire senior leaders from across the industry. They will [...]

Senior leaders to gather at the inaugural Business of Events Leadership Forum 2017-09-07T13:13:13+00:00

New values lead to further benefits for ABPCO members

Following ABPCO’s decision to adopt Excellence, Learning and Belonging as its core values, the association has responded to several other member suggestions that will add significant value to its offering over the coming year. “Each of our new initiatives fits comfortably amongst our refined values making them great for the association, whilst ensuring they directly [...]

New values lead to further benefits for ABPCO members 2017-09-04T11:21:37+00:00