Author Archives: Ben Gray
Twickenham Stadium is underlining the importance of training and education-based events as a key part of the industry’s progression over the next six months. The stadium is reporting an increase in enquiries for training events & programmes, and see’s these events as critical to inject market and delegate confidence in face to face meetings.
Business meetings for up to 25 delegates are available at Somerset House, incorporating the recently launched packages for half or full days, complete with catering and AV options for streaming or hybrid events from AV specialist Broadsword.
Event teams are reporting a rise in the value businesses are putting on their roles, according to a report out this week by ICE (In-house Corporate Events). The research contains many bright spots, in what has been a difficult year for the events industry, but shows that, despite the massive disruptions to event programmes, events […]
Knebworth House has become the latest venue to join Lime Venue Portfolio, extending the groups historic, heritage and country house options for event organisers looking for rural retreat-style meetings and events.
The shortlist for the CHS Awards 2020 has been announced with more than 30 shortlisted entries across 10 award categories. Now celebrating its sixth year, the CHS Awards provide UK hotels and venues with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their facilities.
On Wednesday 30th September from 6.30pm-8.30pm Brighton’s iconic moving pier, the British Airways i360 Viewing Tower together with venues along the seafront to the Palace Pier and beyond will be lit up red in solidarity for everyone in the events industry affected by Covid-19, in support of them securing further funding following the ending of […]
The operations team has been working tirelessly to implement and supercede the Covid-19 industry standard practices suggested by the Government and can now also host hybrid events in a variety of formats having doubled WiFi capability. Venue sales manager Rhiân Pressley confirmed “in this ever-changing situation, it’s important to show that we are going above […]
Twelve of the leading event agencies have put their support behind the creation of isla, a new industry organisation that will support businesses to implement consistent standards of environmental impact, measurement and management of events. isla has outlined its core objective of ‘accelerating the event industry’s transition to a sustainable future’ with the collaboration between […]
Longleat’s flock of flamboyant Chilean flamingos is experiencing a summer baby boom – with fourteen chicks already hatched and more on the way. All chicks are born with white plumage, which they keep for around three years, and a straight bill, which gradually droops down as they grow. Keeper Lauren Hooper-Bow said: “We are extremely […]
SONY DSC[/caption]A representative from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has called on the events industry to urgently accelerate its response to climate change. Miguel Naranjo, Programme Officer at the UNFCCC secretariat, also warned that there ‘would be no events industry’ if society fails in facing this challenge, and event professionals have […]