Agency & Association

DRPG comes together at Annual Christmas Conference welcoming 65 new team members

DRPG annual Christmas Conference
On Tuesday December 22nd the 352 team members of DRPG including all five brands within the group came together to celebrate the end of the year in their annual Christmas Conference. Like most events in 2020, this celebration was held online as part of a virtual experience that included presentations, an award ceremony and a virtual “after party” all broadcast from their 212 Studios in Worcestershire.

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BTA announces drive to donate technology to charity Business2Schools

The Business Travel Association (BTA), the authoritative voice of business travel, has today announced a new initiative as part of its BTA Cares scheme. The Association is spearheading a drive to donate used technology to the national charity Business2Schools, who provide the kit directly to State schools and their pupils who are most in need.

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Event planners increasingly expect hybrid events to be more common in future and fewer think that the popularity is temporary

Adam Simpson, Director of Marketing & US Sales etc.venues.
88 per cent of planners see irreplaceable quality of face-to-face meetings
etc.venues survey provides interesting insights into latest industry thinking
73 per cent of event planners now think hybrid events will continue to be more common in future, up from 67 per cent when asked in May, while those who think this is just a temporary trend have gone down accordingly by 6 per cent.


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All Party Parliamentary Group for Events launches website 

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Events (APPG) has launched its official website, http://appgevents.inparliament.uk/.
The APPG will use the website to share news updates and upcoming event dates as well as notes and evidence from its meetings and evidence sessions.


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The Delegate Wranglers launches DW Superstars

Delegate Wranglers DW Superstars
The creators of The Delegate Wranglers have launched a new ‘recognition of excellence’ system for those looking for endorsements whilst working within the group. The DW Superstars initiative allows participants to carry testimonials – or superstars – based on the number of third-party endorsements they receive, while those looking to work with them can see the levels of success attached to their profil

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