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ILEA AGM and Summer Party to take place at The Collective

The ILEA UK Annual General Meeting and Summer Party will take place at The Collective this year, and will once again be a celebration of the association, and the events industry. The event, which...

Triple award success for Manchester Central

Manchester Central has added to an already impressive list of recent industry successes by fighting off competition from all over the UK to be crowned ‘Best Conference Venue (over 1,300 theatre style) at the 2018 Conference...

Adobe EMEA Summit boxes clever at ExCeL

“I realised there was a lot more to boxing than fighting and I dedicated myself to reading widely, to improving my education and my mind. It helps me stay sharp and focused,” Anthony Joshua,...

Scottish Event Campus launches Streetspitality

SEC Food, the brand behind the food and drink partner of the Scottish Event Campus, have created a new concept for catering at conferences. The concept, named Streetspitality combines healthy, quick, street food hospitality,...

Wales launches five-point plan to boost business events

Wales Business Events today announced a five-point plan to accelerate its growing share of the global business events market. Unveiling an enhanced presence at the prestigious Meetings Show 2018, Visit Wales, the Tourism arm of...

Delegate expectations driving changes in event catering ICC Wales / ABPCO new report

Delegate expectations are at the forefront of seismic changes taking place in event catering, according to a new report published by the International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales) and the Association of British Professional...

QEII’s Mark Taylor appointed to London & Partners board

Chief Executive of the QEII Centre, Mark Taylor, has been announced as the latest appointment to the board of London & Partners. With more than 30 years’ experience in business and leisure tourism, including roles...

APPG for UK Events Industry to hold series of Evidence Sessions

The All Party Parliamentary Group for the Events Industry (APPG) has announced it will hold a series of Evidence Sessions on the UK Events Sector. The first session, which will take place in Parliament on...

AEV conference attracts growing support from event suppliers

With its 2018 annual conference fast approaching, the Association of Event Venues (AEV) has just announced that Glisser has agreed to partner with AEV to support the event, at ExCeL London on June 28. Michael...

Hull reveals over £110m of venue investment in the city

Following on from Hull’s success as the UK city of Culture in 2017, the city is to also benefit from over £110m investment in its hotels and venues. The iconic, northern destination has seen significant...