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Arenas and Conference Centres

Twickenham reveals Gentlemen’s Afternoon Tea experience

Twickenham Stadium
As part of the East Stand’s range of new culinary experiences, Twickenham Stadium has unveiled its alternative afternoon tea menu. The Gentlemen’s Afternoon Tea experience involves a substantial selection of sandwiches and appetizers, all accompanied with the finest Scotch whiskeys. This latest addition to the East Stand’s catering options is aimed at corporate clients looking for a more filling and substantial menu that is a little different from the norm.

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Blackstone acquires NEC Group

NEC at night
Private Equity Funds managed by Blackstone announce the acquisition of the National Exhibition Centre Group, a leading live events venue operator in the UK, from LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group.

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MITEC signs exclusive international partnership with GICEC

Joey Pather, CEO of GICEC and Gunther Beissel, CEO of MITEC showcasing the signed MoU
The Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) and Guangdong Tanzhou International Convention and Exhibition Center (GICEC), China sealed an exclusive collaborative partnership to further contribute in creating an economic impact through the business events industry.

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Brisbane Showgrounds has the Munich touch for Oktoberfest

More than 40,000 people are expected to celebrate all things German at the Brisbane Showgrounds from today, with Oktoberfest celebrations getting underway.
Internationally renowned, Oktoberfest Brisbane is Australia’s largest German festival and has been running for more than a decade.


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The Convention Centre Dublin confirms its first conference for 2026

The Convention Centre Dublin
The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) has been chosen to host the International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC) in 2026.  Organisers successfully bid against Moscow and Brisbane to bring the conference to Dublin.  It is expected to attract up to 1,500 delegates to the city.

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