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Telling the Story of the Power or Events

How Events can be used to Achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and What This Means for the Global Event Industry Click the link below to read and download the Positive Impact White Paper for 2018: Telling the Story of the Power or Events, which launched on Wednesday 28th October at IBTM World 2018. This comprehensive report explores the powerful role of the event [...]

Telling the Story of the Power or Events 2018-12-03T15:57:06+00:00

Read the ABPCO and Positive Impact sustainability report here!

On the 30th October 2018, representatives Laura Brown from Positive Impact and Heather Lishman from ABPCO, attended the “Leveraging Sustainable Procurement Practices to Transform Tourism Value Chains” workshop event in Paris, hosted by the UNEP . This report is a summary of learnings from this event in the context of what this means for the event [...]

Read the ABPCO and Positive Impact sustainability report here! 2018-12-03T15:48:42+00:00

Government signals intention to secure tourism sector deal

The Government has signalled its intention to deliver a landmark sector deal for the UK tourism industry to attract more domestic and overseas visitors and help drive major economic growth. Published 27 November 2018 From: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and The Rt Hon Jeremy Wright MP Speaking to the Tourism Industry Council, made up [...]

Government signals intention to secure tourism sector deal 2018-12-03T09:52:00+00:00

Tourism Alliance Guidance on New Package Travel Regulations 2018

The new regulations came into force on 1 July 2018. These new regulations significantly expand the scope of the existing Package Travel Regulations and businesses are advised to check their products and their arrangements with other businesses to ensure that they are compliant with the new regulations. Download Guidance Download Q&A This Q&A paper answers [...]

Tourism Alliance Guidance on New Package Travel Regulations 2018 2018-11-28T10:39:45+00:00

QEII collects hundreds of coats to help London’s homeless

London’s QEII Centre has collected more than 700 coats and itmes of winter clothing to help support the city’s most vulnerable residents this winter. The central London events venue partnered with charity campaign Wrap Up London to host a two-week collection from Monday 12 – Friday 23 November, and asked for donations of old, unwanted [...]

QEII collects hundreds of coats to help London’s homeless 2018-11-26T16:37:19+00:00

Smaller Session Sizes ‘A Good Thing for Modern Events’

Lime Venue Portfolio has welcomed new research predicting that individual sessions at conferences will reduce throughout 2019. The prediction is identified in MPI’s Outlook Report (Fall 2018) with international survey respondents predicting a continuation of this trend over the next 12-24 months. Lime Venue Portfolio has been quick to endorse the trends as ‘a good [...]

Smaller Session Sizes ‘A Good Thing for Modern Events’ 2018-11-26T16:30:44+00:00

Current and future food trends tabled at CUBO Winter Conference hosted by Well Met

How Universities can take advantage of growing food and drink trends will be tabled for discussion at this year’s College and University Business Officers (CUBO) Winter Conference. The topic will be approached with a particular emphasis on our current concerns with health, wellbeing and the environment. Well Met, the conferencing office of Leeds Beckett University, [...]

Current and future food trends tabled at CUBO Winter Conference hosted by Well Met 2018-11-26T15:27:31+00:00

TWICKENHAM STADIUM UNVEILS STATE-OF-THE-ART EAST STAND

Twickenham Stadium has opened its state-of-the-art East Stand, unveiling an enhanced hospitality offering for meetings and events that will immerse event planners in an even greater destination experience. The versatile new venue opened its doors to more than 250 leading industry figures on Thursday 22nd November, offering guests the chance to explore the various new [...]

TWICKENHAM STADIUM UNVEILS STATE-OF-THE-ART EAST STAND 2018-11-26T13:15:17+00:00

Church House Westminster staying ahead of the curve with new appointments

Elana Kruger has joined Church House Westminster as Marketing Manager. Born in South Africa, Elana has also lived in Japan before moving to London in 1999 when she commenced the first of many marketing roles in various London venues – from deluxe hotels to modern river yachts and most recently a military membership club. Robin [...]

Church House Westminster staying ahead of the curve with new appointments 2018-11-21T06:51:32+00:00

etc.venues opens its largest conference space to date!

We’re delighted to announce our brand new conference & exhibition venue just minutes away from Liverpool Street & Bank stations. etc.venues - 133 Houndsditch will offer our largest room to date, catering for conferences up to 800 and dinners for 500. The venue is conveniently situated across one floor and the main room is supported by [...]

etc.venues opens its largest conference space to date! 2018-11-20T12:55:49+00:00