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ITCM interviews

How Denihan looks after MICE agencies and organisers

Garine Ferejian-Mayo
Garine Ferejian-Mayo talks to Sydney Paulden
Now that hotel republic ltd of London has taken on Denihan Hospitality Group as a client, the UK MICE market is going to hear a lot more about a small but very successful chain of upmarket hotels. The Senior Vice-President for Sales, Marketing & Revenue was over from New York to kick-start the relationship with her new UK representatives, so ITCM took the opportunity to learn more about Denihan from her.


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ExCeL London had everything . . .

James Rees
. . .‘now it has even more’, James Rees tells Sydney Paulden
Opened in 2000, the giant conference and exhibition centre ExCeL London was designed to provide everything event organisers could desire. It stretches the whole length between two Docklands Light Railway (DLR) stations in East London and on each side of its long central avenue it has huge and flexible spaces.


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The Events Sector is gaining the higher status it deserves

Carina Bauer, IMEX CEO
Carina Bauer, IMEX CEO, tells Sydney Paulden of the many areas that benefit from our industry
The events industry globally is rapidly being recognised as a professional career. Hotels and country houses always saw it as an essential source of business; then municipalities recognised the contribution it could make and gave more attention to creating facilities such as conference centres. Then governments, especially of smaller nations, saw that it was one of the ways in which revenue could be generated rapidly.


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David Chapple is the new Group Event Director of The Meetings Show

David Chapple
He reviews the innovations of the 2018 show
This year’s The Meetings Show will have a new Group Event Director. Taking place on 27 and 28 June 2018 at London Olympia, the show will have David Chapple at the helm. He became responsible for its development and delivery in August 2017.
‘As Group Event Director for Centaur,’ he says, ‘I can evaluate our experiences of several related shows and share the best ideas and practice.’


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One group, 14 central London hotels

David Taylor, of glh hotels
David Taylor, of glh hotels, tells Sydney Paulden of their new MICE services
London is a star destination, attracting every kind of event through all the seasons. The problem for organisers is that there are thousands of hotels and venues in London and it could be a mammoth task to identify the one that has all the required facilities at the right price and that is available at the right time.


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