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March 2019

ABPCO are off to Belfast for the Member Conference & AGM: 20 – 21 June 2019

2019-03-26T15:54:29+01:00

ABPCO is heading to Belfast for the annual Member Conference and AGM; thank you to Marie-Claire Caldwell and the team at ICC Belfast for sponsoring this years key ABPCO calendar event. Please email Heather for all enquiries/bookings Thursday 20th June Flights to Belfast – members to make their own arrangements 7pm.  Gather for a reception drinks and dinner [...]

ABPCO are off to Belfast for the Member Conference & AGM: 20 – 21 June 2019 2019-03-26T15:54:29+01:00

Inaugural Disability Expo appoints Brightelm to ensure commercial success

2019-03-26T12:26:27+01:00

The Accessibility Group will host the initial Disability Expo from 6-7 September, 2019 at The ICC Wales in Newport.  The event, which is expected to attract more than 5,000 trade and consumer visitors will provide an opportunity for attendees to gain knowledge, experience inspiring innovations and have fun. To maximise the event’s commercial potential, organisers [...]

Inaugural Disability Expo appoints Brightelm to ensure commercial success 2019-03-26T12:26:27+01:00

Worldspan’s Jason Wilcock to Chair Meeting Needs

2019-03-26T11:23:27+01:00

Jason Wilcock, Chairman of global event management and creative communications agency, Worldspan plc has been named as the new Chair of the sector’s dedicated charity, Meeting Needs. Previously responsible for beneficiary liaison, Wilcock received the unanimous support of fellow Trustees after Jennifer Jenkins signalled her intention to step down from the role after three years. Wilcock [...]

Worldspan’s Jason Wilcock to Chair Meeting Needs 2019-03-26T11:23:27+01:00

Well Met welcomes back Visual Media Conference 2019 to Leeds Beckett

2019-03-26T10:55:45+01:00

Well Met, the conferencing office of Leeds Beckett University is pleased to welcome back The Visual Media Conference (VMC) returning to the Rose Bowl City Campus for a sixth consecutive year on Tuesday 16 April 2019. This free one-day conference is organised by Creative Digital Industries, a special interest group of the British Printing Industries [...]

Well Met welcomes back Visual Media Conference 2019 to Leeds Beckett 2019-03-26T10:55:45+01:00

Inaugural Conference on International Law to be hosted by Barbican

2019-03-25T12:21:40+01:00

The Barbican will host the inaugural ‘London Conference on International Law’, from 3-4 October, 2019. This event is the first conference of this scale focussed on public international law to be held in London. Under the theme of ‘Engaging with International Law’, international law academics, judges, practitioners, representatives of civil society, business-leaders and other stakeholders, [...]

Inaugural Conference on International Law to be hosted by Barbican 2019-03-25T12:21:40+01:00

Cambridge Chosen As Showcase For International Event Organisers

2019-03-25T09:08:46+01:00

Cambridge and the region has been selected as an outstanding destination for a visit by international event organisers looking for inspirational venues for their conferences and meetings. A successful bid by Meet Cambridge, the conference and events bureau for Cambridge and the region, is resulting in a three-day visit by the party of ten from [...]

Cambridge Chosen As Showcase For International Event Organisers 2019-03-25T09:08:46+01:00

Twickenham to Partner with Stress Matters

2019-03-19T15:44:29+01:00

Twickenham Stadium has become the latest business to work with Stress Matters, one of the event industry’s most proactive wellbeing organisations. The partnership forms part of the venue’s commitment to wellbeing within its staff, its visitors at the stadium, and its own brand value of respect. The partnership will see Stress Matters’ event industry specific [...]

Twickenham to Partner with Stress Matters 2019-03-19T15:44:29+01:00

SEC APPOINTS NEW BOARD MEMBER

2019-03-19T09:35:30+01:00

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) is delighted to announce a new addition to the SEC Board, with the appointment of John Watson as a non-executive director. John is an Operating Principal for Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), working with a number of the fund’s investments, and is CEO of Crosswind Developments Ltd. Prior to joining GIP, [...]

SEC APPOINTS NEW BOARD MEMBER 2019-03-19T09:35:30+01:00

New Events Industry Board survey to help identify EU funding infrastructure

2019-03-13T13:59:46+01:00

The UK Events Industry Board’s (EIB) Working Group for Infrastructure has launched a survey to help collate the value of EU grants, funding infrastructure and service related projects that have benefited business events across the UK. Since Britain joined the European Union in 1973, the European Investment Bank has lent €118bn to help fund UK [...]

New Events Industry Board survey to help identify EU funding infrastructure 2019-03-13T13:59:46+01:00

Manchester Central launch virtual tour of the venue

2019-03-13T09:28:38+01:00

Manchester Central has launched a new 360o virtual tour of their venue, allowing clients to fully immerse themselves within the iconic venue and support them in the planning process. Developed by Virtronix, the tour allows event planners to see what the venue’s event spaces look like in a variety of different set ups, with each [...]

Manchester Central launch virtual tour of the venue 2019-03-13T09:28:38+01:00