UK Events Week to return 2017UK Events Week will return once again in February to create a festival for the events industry. Last year, the week bought together leading brands including MasterCard, Shell, Renault, BAT and Gett, as well as technology giants twitter, Facebook and Google, in a series of dinners, seminars and forums.
Woburn House joins Meetings Industry Association (mia)
Woburn House, a central London meeting and events venue, has joined the Meetings Industry Association (mia) - one of the fastest growing associations in the conference, meetings and events sector.
Richard Bull, General Manager at Woburn House, comments: "Joining the mia will bring many benefits to Woburn House, including useful networking opportunities and a valuable industry benchmarking tool."
Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board launches Meet L.A. App for Meeting Professionals at PCMA 2017
During PCMA's 2017 Convening Leaders conference, Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (L.A. Tourism) launched Meet L.A., a free mobile app reflecting MeetLA.com's cutting-edge design and features for meeting professionals looking to conduct business in Los Angeles, one of the world's premier meeting destinations.
Taylor Lynn Corporation creates high-profile charity dinner at the Natural History Museum
Ed Sheeran Gives First 2016 Performance for East Anglia's Children's Hospices
At East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH) Inaugural Gala Dinner last month, organised by event management company the Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC), 350 guests gathered at London's Natural History Museum (NHM) to celebrate the charity's work - and were treated to Ed Sheeran's first official gig of 2016!
Netlaw Media confirms Event Connections as registration partner for 2017
UK based legal media and events organisation, Netlaw Media has awarded a rolling annual contract to Event Connections to deliver registration services in 2017.
The Event registration and delegate management specialist Event Connections will deliver on-site delegate registration for two major law exhibitions hosted by Netlaw Media in 2017.
Warsaw and EXPO XXI win bid to host European Psychiatric Congress (EPA) in in 2019
Over 3000 European and international psychiatrists and experts will visit the capital of Poland for 4 days in April 2019, in order to exchange their knowledge and discuss the issues of mental healthcare. The EPA Congress is organised annually in different European cities and every year a number of destinations apply to host this event.
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants to open new resort in Grenada In 2019
Boutique hospitality company expands presence in the Caribbean with beachfront luxury resort
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has announced its second property in the Caribbean with the new Kimpton Kawana Bay Grenada Resort, scheduled to open in early 2019.
Stoke Rochford Hall Grantham acquired by Talash Hotels Group
Stoke Rochford Hall near Grantham has new owners following its acquisition by the Talash Hotels Group.
Home to the NUT's National Education and Training Centre since 1978, the 96-room Victorian Mansion now joins the expanding Talash group, as its flagship hotel.
Curio - A Collection by Hilton opens first Middle East property attached to Mall of Qatar
AlRayyan Hotel Doha offers one-of-a-kind experiences near world-class retail, sports and entertainment hub
Curio - A Collection by Hilton announced today the opening of AlRayyan Hotel Doha, Curio Collection by Hilton, the brand's first property in the Middle East to join the global portfolio of more than 30 distinctive hotels.
AECC maintain Gold standard 2016
Further to a recent audit by Green Tourism, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) have once again been awarded Gold status by the certification body, having first achieved gold status in December 2012.
AECC have maintained the standard through two subsequent reassessments for the sustainable practises employed at the venue and are the only conference venue in the North of Scotland to hold the Gold award from Green Tourism.
Decanter to host the 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards at CentrEd at ExCeL
The 14th edition of the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) will be held at CentrEd at ExCeL in 2017.
DWWA is the world's largest and most influential wine competition. Judged by the world's top wine experts, wines are tasted blind in a rigorous process.
bmi regional joins forces with the Department for International Trade
Airline offers special discounts for UK businesses
British owned airline, bmi regional has partnered with the Department for International Trade to support its 'Exporting is GREAT' campaign with discounts for business travellers across its routes.
Virgin Atlantic and Flybe codeshare opens up new destinations for Scotland
New Flybe flights from Aberdeen and Edinburgh will connect customers onto Virgin Atlantic flights to the US, Asia, Africa and the Middle East
Scottish travellers can now book flights to international destinations including Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle, and Dubai - thanks to closer cooperation between Virgin Atlantic and Europe's leading regional airline, Flybe.
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Roger St Pierre marvels at Chilston Park
It was John and Judith Miller, high-profile co-editors and publishers of the renowned 'Miller's Antiques Guide' - the industry's bible - who transformed Kent's stately Chilston Park property from....
French golf venue in easy reach
Roger St Pierre reports on Najeti Hotel Du Golf
Just 30 minutes inland from the Channel Tunnel, the historic old market town of Saint Omer was for centuries a key staging post between London and Paris but then the autoroute opened,....
New Year resolutions for event managers
John Fisher shows how to save money and keep your cool
It's the time of year when hope springs eternal and everyone vows to do things better, quicker and more interestingly than in previous years. So here are my New Year's event resolutions for 2017.
PCMA announces new EMEA and APAC Regional Advisory Boards and appoints Luca Favetta as Regional Business Director - EMEA
The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has announced the formation of two new Regional Advisory Boards for the EMEA and APAC regions to help guide its global expansion.
Dorchester Collection appoints Philipp Henle as head of global development
Dorchester Collection has announced the appointment of Philipp Henle as head of global development.
Philipp Henle joins Dorchester Collection following seven years with Kempinski Hotels SA,....
Corinthia Hotel London appoints Jennifer Tyler as PR Manager
Corinthia Hotels announces the appointment of Jennifer Tyler as PR Manager for the Group's flagship hotel in London.
Jennifer joins Corinthia Hotel London from....
Belmond names Kenneth Hatton Senior Vice President, Global Development
Belmond Ltd. today announced the appointment of Kenneth Hatton as Senior Vice President, Global Development, effective 23rd January 2017.
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