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Cvent unveils the largest, most up-to-date global database of venue health and safety information within the Cvent supplier network

The company also announced the launch of standardised COVID-19 related business transient questions for safer and more efficient sourcing
Cvent, a market-leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, has unveiled new offerings within its Cvent Supplier Network and Cvent Business Transient solution (formerly Lanyon). The new offerings were developed to allow for safer and more streamlined sourcing processes in an environment where health considerations are paramount.


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Penguins collaborate to produce silent auction to raise vital funds for Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service

Events company Penguins has teamed up with Superstars Charity Auctions to put on a special auction to help raise vital funds for local charity Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service, which has had its fundraising activities severely impacted due to Covid-19. Auction lots include a Strictly Come Dancing masterclass with Kristina Rihanoff for up to 12 people, a Game of Thrones private tour and an Ascot box for 16 people.

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European Convention Bureaux strengthen their partnership

Launch of joint new website by 28 national convention bureaux
The events and convention sector is currently undergoing considerable change and, in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, extensive dialogue and visibility in the market are among the key factors for recovery and future success.


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TravelPerk acquires startup Albatross to boost travel risk management offering  

TravelPerk completes acquisition as part of ongoing investment in innovations to support business travelers in post-Covid era
TravelPerk, the fastest growing global travel management platform, has today announced the acquisition of Albatross, a startup that offers an API for structured information on travel restrictions and local guidelines to travel applications.


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ILEA UK announces 2020/21 Board

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) UK has announced its 2020/21 board Cecilia Lavin, Head of EMEA sales at One World Rental, who is remaining president of the association for a second term, will be leading the board and its focus to be an inclusive and inspiring global community that develops and engages event professionals, while being a leading voice for all areas and developments in the creative events industry.

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