May 2016

BVEP reports on ONS Q1 figures

24th May 2016 in All News, Industry News by

UK Events Industry continues to deliver as ONS report reveals record inbound visitors through Q1

The ONS UK inbound tourism figures for March 2016 were published by VisitBritain on Friday 20th May, wrapping up Q1.

The figures […]

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Revamped Manchester events space within the iconic Palace Hotel

20th May 2016 in All News, Client News by

The historic Grade II listed Palace Hotel in Manchester’s city centre has relaunched its grand conference, meetings and event spaces as part of a multi-million pound refurbishment.

The transformation of all 17 conference, meeting and private […]

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PCMA continues to deliver high-level education across Europe

19th May 2016 in All News, Client News by

Association confirms involvement with three European events for the summer
The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) will continue to expand the reach of its activities in Europe, by again forming a partnership with the Meetings Show which […]

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New report positions Glasgow among world’s conferencing elite

19th May 2016 in All News, Client News, Industry News by

Official figures released on Tuesday, May 17 reaffirmed Glasgow’s status as one of the world’s leading business tourism destinations.

A new report issued by meetings industry body the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) shows that Glasgow […]

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Davies Tanner to drive PCMA global communications strategy

17th May 2016 in All News, Client News, davies tanner News by

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), has selected UK based tourism and business events communication specialists Davies Tanner to become its official public relations company, a relationship that will support PCMA in further developing its […]

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PCMA continues to deliver high-level education across Europe

13th May 2016 in All News, Client News by

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) will continue to expand the reach of its activities in Europe, by again forming a partnership with the Meetings Show which will take place June 14-16 in London, UK.

Across the […]

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Venue ditches the age old goodie bag to support charitable causes, urging industry to follow suit

10th May 2016 in All News, Client News by

2016 – A Charitable Year for The Mermaid

The Mermaid, one of London’s best loved conference and event venues has announced that 30% of its marketing spend will be donated to worthwhile charitable causes throughout 2016, […]

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News and Comment from the BVEP

9th May 2016 in All News, Client News, Industry News by

For all of the the latest news from the BVEP take a look at the spring edition of their magazine – CONNECTIONS: News and Comment from the BVEP.

BVEP-connections-spring-2016-pdf

You can also view the published copy of the […]

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SECC named Best Large Event Space

3rd May 2016 in All News, Client News by

The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) has been recognised by Exhibition News magazine for its high quality events space, being named ‘Best Venue over 8,000 sqm’ at a ceremony held last night (28th April).

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ISES re-brands to International Live Events Association

3rd May 2016 in All News, Client News by

The International Special Events Society has officially changed its name to the International Live Events Association (ILEA) which was announced today (2nd May) via a video broadcast, presented by international president Jodi Collen CSEP.

The name […]

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