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Venues & Events

Cheltenham launches new initiative to capitalise on 
£8billion business tourism market

Cheltenham has today launched a new initiative to support the recovery and growth of the town’s vital and highly valuable business tourism market.  
The new Meet in Cheltenham initiative, which is led by the town’s marketing body, Marketing Cheltenham, has been developed to attract more conference, meeting and event business to Cheltenham and its surrounding areas – a sector of the economy that has been amongst the hardest hit as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.


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£8billion business tourism market

MADNESS GUITARIST CHRIS FOREMAN JOINS BRIGHTON’S #WEMAKEEVENTS RED HOT ACTIVATION

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BDespite the inclement weather 333 event professionals from every sector arrived at Brighton’s seafront for the #WeMakeEvents global activation on 30th September.
Stakeholders from some of Brighton’s major events including Billy Mauseth from Brighton Music Conference, Paul Kemp from Brighton Pride, Julian Caddy from The Fringe and Rory Bett from The Great Escape along with Madness guitarist Chris Foreman came together to fight for the industry.


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Davinci Meeting Rooms are now live and ready to book across the MeetingPackage distribution network bringing, ‘speed, transparency and efficiency’ to bookers.

MeetingPackage and Davinci Meeting Rooms have launched their integrated solution, meaning more than 5000 new Davinci meeting and event spaces across the USA and beyond are now available through all MeetingPackage distribution partners. This announcement comes hot on the heels of the recent launch of the new M&E CWT easy meetings platform by the global travel management company, a solution which will include Davinci’s global portfolio of venues.

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Trade fairs being held again in China

Messe Stuttgart has restarted its business in China – Positive response to implemented and planned events
Good news from the Middle Kingdom: "CMT China was staged in Nanjing in September and Education+ will also be held there as planned in October," said Roland Bleinroth, CEO of Messe Stuttgart. CMT China, a spin-off of the parent exhibition CMT in Stuttgart, took place from 18 to 20 September and attracted 213 exhibitors from China and other countries, e.g. Argentina, South Korea and Tunisia.


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‘Everyone in this industry should ask ‘Am I OK?’ on Saturday - World Mental Health Day 10 October’ says Juliet Price, HBAA

“Overwhelmed, fearful, uncertain and anxious are just some of the words to describe how many of us are feeling following six months of lockdown and restricted living. Concerns over job security and the viability of businesses, financial worries and the overarching welfare of family and loved ones have all had a significant detrimental impact on the mental health of thousands of people in our industry. 

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