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Arenas and Conference Centres

Sodexo research shows UK keen to get back to stadia and venues

Saturday 4th July marked the end of the lockdown for much of the hospitality sector and Sodexo is ready to support its clients as they welcome back guests and fans.
Sodexo is supporting sports and leisure sites across the UK with plans to ensure the safety and security of guests, visitors and delegates whilst still delivering a great live experience. Plans are in place to support sports fans in stadia, day visitors at museums and for conference and event attendees in venues.


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MITEC is ready and safe to welcome business events

The Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) is getting the wheels back in motion for Malaysia’s Business Events industry with the reopening of the Venue from 1 July 2020 with a focus on mitigating the risks while driving economic growth for the country.

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New Gateshead Quays details announced

International Conference and Exhibition Centre plans unveiled
New details have been revealed about the international conference and exhibition centre due to open in winter 2023 on Gateshead Quays.  
New CGI videos and imagery released today show that the UK’s newest international conference and exhibition centre will be capable of hosting up to 5,000 delegates with a high level of flexibility across a suite of dedicated spaces.


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EICC gets green light for “pioneering” hotel and hotel school development in Edinburgh 

Left to right are Paul Curran (QMile), Marshall Dallas (EICC), George Gordon (EICC), Audrey Cumberford (Edinburgh College), Stephanie Smith (EICC) (by Stewart Attwood)
The EICC will operate the hotel under a franchise agreement with Hyatt Hotels Corporation 
The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) has been given the go-ahead for a pioneering hotel and hotel school development in Edinburgh.  M&G Real Estate is funding the £350 million Haymarket Edinburgh development which will be developed by QMile Group.  Work has started on site and the completed hotel will be operated by EICC under a franchise agreement with Hyatt Hotels Corporation.


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QEII to take action on mental health at HRC

Diane Waldron, director of sales and marketing at QEII and supporter of 5asideCHESS
London’s leading events venue The QEII Centre will be calling on the hospitality industry to take action on improving mental health when it takes 5asideCHESS’s Battling Suicide Bus to HRC this week.
The bus, which is pioneered and supported by commercial kitchen cleaning specialist Bright Hygiene, will be parked on stand F769 at hospitality trade show HRC at ExCeL, London from 3-5 March.


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