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Arenas and Conference Centres

ICC Wales announces inclusivity plans

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ICC Wales has revealed a number of measures designed to make the South Wales venue accessible to all when it opens in 2019, including the adoption of Changing Places accessible toilets and the rolling out of several dementia friendly initiatives.

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Palais des congrès de Montréal : Among the world’s best convention centres

The Palais des congrès de Montréal emerged as the runner-up for the APEX Award in Recognition of the Highest Client Rating Received by a Convention Centre. The Palais earned the prestigious international accolade, presented on July 3 in London, on the strength of an exceptional score.

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ICC Wales to host UK Space Conference 2019

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The UK Space Agency has confirmed the new International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales) as the host venue for its 2019 UK Space Conference. This is the largest event so far secured for ICC Wales with more than 1,200 delegates and around 180 speakers anticipated to make exclusive use of the new centre’s state-of-the-art facilities.

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Twickenham Stadium to move event bookings online in response to customer shift to digital

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In a response to a 425% increase in online enquiries over the past 12 months, Twickenham Stadium’s events arm has announced that it will be offering live availability and real time bookings for its event spaces via its website.

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NEC Group delivers further impressive growth with earnings now at £60m

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NEC Group, operator of five of the UK’s busiest live events venues (“the group”), has filed its financial results for the year to 31 March 2018.  
The group - which also owns award-winning caterer Amadeus and national ticketing agency The Ticket Factory - reported revenue of £162.1m, up £4.4m (2.8%) on the previous year. Earnings before interest, depreciation and amortisation (“EBITDA”) were £54.7m, up £4.9m (9.8%). 


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