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Agency & Association

Industry associations unite in support of The Business of Events

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The Business of Events (TBOE) has today announced ABPCO, HBAA, IACC, ICCA, MPI, PCMA and UKinbound as supporting associations for its upcoming series of events. Designed to engage, support and promote the UK events industry, TBOE will take place during November 2019.

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Ottawa Tourism and The Hague Convention Bureau reveal joint association and event marketing partnership

Lesley Mackay, Vice President of Meetings and Major Events, Ottawa Tourism and Manuel Wrobel, International Sales Manager, The Hague Convention Bureau
Leading association destinations, Ottawa Tourism and The Hague Convention Bureau today revealed their intention to sign a friendly memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at strengthening both cities’ offering to the global meetings and event industry.

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Harvest season: Searcys pilots new menu to reduce food waste across venues

British event caterer and restaurateur Searcys have introduced a new menu and set of food management rules to target food waste
Market-leading events caterer and restaurateur Searcys is ensuring sustainability is at the heart of their business with the announcement of company-wide menu waste management targets across their iconic venues. Catering for conferences, events and private parties, Searcys’ have introduced a new set of menu planning procedures, with the hope of reducing food and packaging waste by 20%.


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Preparing for two-factor authentication in travel payments

New research with airlines, travel agencies and hotels confirms the industry is still preparing for the introduction of Strong Customer Authentication (two-factor authentication). With a matter of days before the 14 September deadline the majority of respondents expect SCA to impact conversion rates, according to a new Amadeus report ‘Strong Customer Authentication in travel payments: Preparing for two-factor authentication’, released today.

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