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

Agency & Association

Milan wins 2019 Lions Convention, expecting 25,000 delegates 


The Lions Clubs International, with its 1.3 million members, has decided to hold its annual convention in Italy. In its nearly 100 years as an organization, the Lions Club has chosen only 3 destinations in Europe for its Convention – Hamburg (Germany), Birmingham (UK) and Nice (France).  This will be the first time to host the event in Italy. Last week in San Diego, the city of Milan was selected for the 2019 event over Boston (USA), Calgary (Canada), Johannesburg (South Africa) and Singapore.

Read more: Milan wins 2019 Lions Convention, expecting 25,000 delegates 


Mayridge acquires Blondefish

Mayridge blondfish staff
Mayridge, the experience design business, has acquired RFID and event tech specialist Blondefish in an historic agreement that will cement the agency’s position in the event technology space.
“Blondefish significantly strengthens our event tech portfolio and this agreement is great news for all our clients,” commented David Freeman, Managing Director, Mayridge. “This is a strategically important move for Mayridge.  The adoption of RFID and other event led technologies which engage audiences in an exciting and immersive way, is changing the way we work and we’ve taken on an agency with the experience and personnel to further expand our portfolio in this area.”


Read more: Mayridge acquires Blondefish

CWT Meetings & Events adds to live events and sales teams

Gemma Ryan and Gill Day
CWT Meetings & Events has announced additional new hires, further strengthening the live events and account management teams.
Gemma Ryan has joined the live events team as senior project manager, bringing six years’ international event agency experience working with large corporate and pharmaceutical clients. Prior to joining CWT Meetings & Events Gemma worked at Banks Sadler and Logistik. 


Read more: CWT Meetings & Events adds to live events and sales teams

PCB formally launches invitation at Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

During February, delegates from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and Perth Convention Bureau (PCB) visited Edinburgh to extend an invitation to the Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE) to attend the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress 2015 (RACS ASC).

Read more: PCB formally launches invitation at Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Local businesses come together for the Big Hospitality Conversation at Heathrow

The Big Hospitality Conversation at The Renaissance Hotel, Heathrow, March 17th 2014

The British Hospitality Association, Springboard and Business in the Community are set to galvanise the hospitality and tourism industry in and around Heathrow to invest in local young people with the latest ‘Big Hospitality Conversation’.

Read more: Local businesses come together for the Big Hospitality Conversation at Heathrow