Venues & Events

First Luxury Hospitality concludes with industry findings

Luxury Hospitality 2013, held in Lausanne, Switzerland on 6th June 2013, saw over 170 professionals discuss the future of luxury travel as part of the world’s first exclusive think tank designed for industry leaders. The event, organised by the International Herald Tribune (IHT) with the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), featured an eclectic range of experts, all of which cater for luxury consumers.

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KPMG Golf Business Forum heads to Emirate in 2014

The annual KPMG Golf Business Forum, the leading golf business platform of its type in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), will be held in Abu Dhabi next year.
The latest boost to the emirate’s burgeoning golf tourism segment is the result of a joint-bid by Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau and Golf in Abu Dhabi – specialist entities conceived and managed by Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) to increase the emirate’s penetration of the international business and golf tourism sectors.


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GPs’ HQ opens vintage rooms for meetings

30 Euston Square

‘And it’s all in a good cause’, reports Briony Key

History, great conference facilities, a central London location, and a cool blend of old and new design – welcome to 30 Euston Square.
The new headquarters of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has just been launched. The quirky new 6-floor venue has contemporary, adaptable rooms that merge happily with the traditional tiles and fitments that come with its Grade II* listed status.


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Berlin – the place to be for TEDxSummit 2014

Berlin, TED and TEDxBerlin partner to gather 500 global thinkers for first TEDxSummit in Europe

In summer 2014, the most innovative conference organisers in the technology and entertainment industries will be coming to Berlin for their next TEDxSummit. This has just been announced at the annual TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh. From 23–27 June 2014, more than 500 TEDx organisers and creatives from over 100 countries will gather at the TEDxSummit in the German capital. The TEDxSummit is the first summit to take place in Europe and only the second TEDxSummit ever, following up on the 2012 gathering in Doha, Qatar.

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Events getting interactive, poll from Church House reveals

Events are getting more interactive, a survey carried out by Church House Conference Centre has revealed.
The survey showed that 29.9% of respondents are already using interactive technology – such as iPads, voting systems and Twitter – during their events, while 51.3% said they would consider using it in future. Only 0.9% said they wouldn’t use any form of interaction during their event.


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