Venues & Events

Wyboston Lakes Resort and mia hosted pilot event to test guidelines for government ahead of recent announcement of business meetings restarting

Woodlands Event Centre, at Wyboston Lakes Resort
Wyboston Lakes Resort and the Meetings Industry Association (mia) worked in unison to host a mock awards dinner as part of the government’s pilot events to test the COVID-Secure guidelines that all venues must follow.  
Ahead of the latest announcement permitting business meetings for up to 1,000 people indoors to restart, the mock gala dinner for 120 people took place at the Bedfordshire-based Resort’s Woodlands Event Centre in accordance with the COVID-Secure guidelines and was observed by officials from Public Health England.


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Raflewski Performance Academy launches at PGA National Ireland

Gareth Raflewski
World-renowned short-game coach Gareth Raflewski has returned to his roots after opening his first performance golf academy in Europe at PGA National Ireland Slieve Russell.  
A first of its kind in Ireland, the new Raflewski Performance Academy in Ballyconnell, Co.Cavan, features a state-of-the-art performance studio and is being led by PGA National Ireland’s head professional Gordon Smyth.


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15Hatfields offers new hybrid meetings that ‘don’t cost the Earth’

15Hatfields
London’s leading sustainable venue, 15Hatfields, has launched a new online daily delegate rate (ODDR) that ‘doesn’t cost the Earth’ to balance affordability and sustainability in meetings and events.
The venue’s solution to affordable hybrid meetings in light of COVID-inflicted regulations, has acted as a catalyst, rather than an obstacle, to 15Hatfields’ pioneering commitment to an authentically sustainable future.


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Singapore looks ahead to the future of travel

SingapoReimagine will serve as an inclusive platform for the global and local tourism communities to share ideas on how to reset and revive tourism.
The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) today announced a new initiative to reimagine travel for Singapore and the rest of the world, by sparking conversations, stories and ideas to collectively shape the future of our sector.


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The Rotterdam Experiment: The Future of Events 2030 - The Rotterdam Way

The Rotterdam Experiment
Seven experiments show the future of the event industry
Under the title of The Rotterdam Experiment, the city of Rotterdam explores what the future of the event industry will look like. In a series of seven hybrid collaboration experiments, innovative solutions within and outside the sector are shared and tested with the industry. All this takes place under the direction of Rotterdam futurist and bestselling author Yuri van Geest. The Rotterdam Experiment is an initiative of the Rotterdam Partners Convention Bureau.


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