Agency & Association

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Events re-established

Theresa Villers MP, Chair, APPG Events.
The All Party Parliamentary Group for Events (APPG) has now been re-established as an official APPG in Parliament following the appointment of a new Chair and Vice Chair.
The Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnet, will be the new Chair of the APPG. Theresa takes over from James Heappey MP, who was Chair for four years, until his appointment as Minister for the Armed Forces prevented him from serving in that role.


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UKHospitality calls for greater clarity and support as sector edges to end of Lockdown

Giving evidence to the House of Commons BEIS Committee today, UKHospitality Chief Executive Kate Nicholls highlighted the need for further significant support for hospitality following the impact of the second national lockdown, along with urgent clarity on the tier system businesses will enter upon reopening.

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Master Innholders & St. Julian Scholar included in Walpole’s 2020 Power List

Stuart Johnson FIH MI, Knut Wylde FIH MI and Conor O’Leary SJS have been included in Walpole’s second annual Power List, which names 2020’s 50 most influential people in British luxury.
Released to mark the day the 19th British Luxury Awards would have taken place, The Power List celebrates the inspirational individuals within Walpole member brands who, despite enormous challenges throughout 2020, have continued to steer the luxury sector to success.


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Hybrid gatherings pave the return to in-person meetings & events

The American Express Meetings & Events 2021 Global Meetings and Events Forecast finds that this transformative time will lead to a more innovative, responsive and secure industry
Following a year of uncertainty, the 2021 Global Meetings and Events Forecast from American Express Meetings & Events, a division of American Express Global Business Travel (GBT), found that businesses have quickly adapted meetings and events programmes to keep customers, prospects and employees engaged.


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Healix Sentinel enables businesses to get people moving again

Integrated range of security and risk management solutions gives risk managers peace of mind for international operations
There’s no question that the landscape for international business travel has changed beyond recognition. Recent research by the Institute of Travel Management found that 38% of corporate travel managers expect their firm’s travel plans and budgets for 2021 to be down by 25% to 50% compared to 2019. However, for many organisations that operate on an international footprint there is also an imperative to get employees moving again, and for expat workers to be located abroad. And with this requirement comes all the usual risks – as well as COVID-19.


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