This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Agency & Association

Karla Pearce, Marketing Manager Europe, Cvent Hospitality shares 10 Hospitality Trends for 2019

Karla Pearce, Marketing Manager Europe, Cvent Hospitality
• The desire to deliver more unique and memorable experiences means independent venues becoming increasingly popular
For some planners, a large and well-known hotel chain will be always be their first choice of venue for an event. However, Cvent’s 2018 Global Planner Sourcing Report revealed that the gap between independent venues and large hotel chains has narrowed considerably.


Read more: Karla Pearce, Marketing Manager Europe, Cvent Hospitality shares 10 Hospitality Trends for 2019

Rise of the rooftop - Venue Search London research reveals trend for high-rise hotel spaces

Rooftop bar
Venue Search London, the capital’s event specialist, revealed a growing trend in hotels utilising roof space to further enhance their offering.
Hotels are being influenced by London’s growing demand for summer rooftop pop ups with many new openings incorporating roof terraces to be used as restaurants, bars and private events venues.


Read more: Rise of the rooftop - Venue Search London research reveals trend for high-rise hotel spaces

New HBAA Executive Committee train to be Mental Health First Aiders

Lex Butler, Wolf & White
As the first step in the HBAA’s 2019 major initiative to encourage action on mental health issues in the event industry, the new HBAA Executive Committee members have been trained to be Mental Health First Aiders.
  The two-day course at Wyboston Lakes Resort gave the Committee members many valuable practical skills and increased their awareness and understanding of what affects mental wellbeing.


Read more: New HBAA Executive Committee train to be Mental Health First Aiders

GL events UK Launches ‘Good’ Event Guide

GL events UK has launched a ‘Good Event Guide’, offering event organisers a ‘smorgasbord’ of tips and ideas on what a good event could look like. Presented through the voices of industry experts, the guide takes a panoramic look into sustainability, exploring the relevance of CSR, and the importance of health and wellbeing in the events community today.

Read more: GL events UK Launches ‘Good’ Event Guide