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Venues & Events

The Mermaid sees 71 per cent increase in healthcare events

Newgate Suite - The Mermaid
The Mermaid Conference and Events Centre has revealed a 71 per cent increase in bookings by healthcare companies between 2012 and 2013.
Twelve per cent of the 299 events delivered in 2013 were booked by healthcare clients compared with four per cent the previous year. Conferences dominate the upsurge in bookings at the venue, particularly multiple-day events.


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iVvy Event Software Founder / CEO inducted into global network for women entrepreneurs

Lauren Hall, CEO and Founder of iVvy Pty Ltd
Lauren Hall, CEO and Founder of Australia’s next generation Event Technology cloud software iVvy Pty Ltd, was selected from 150 women to join the 544 female entrepreneurs who form the highly successful global expert network, Springboard Enterprises, a leading business accelerator for high-growth, women-led businesses.

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Medical industry exhibition quadruples at the Ricoh Arena

The UK medical device industry’s premier exhibition and conference event is quadrupling in size at the Ricoh Arena to meet a growing demand in the industry.
Med-Tech Innovation Expo 2014 caters for the £15 billion market that has grown up based on Britain’s capabilities as a centre of excellence for the research, design, development and manufacture of medical devices.


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English Schools' FA finals at the Ricoh Arena

U16 IC winners
The English Schools’ Football Association (EFSA) will hold its under-16 and under-18 National Cup finals at the Ricoh Arena next month. Eight matches featuring schools from across the country will be staged over three days on Thursday, March 13, Friday, March 14 and Saturday, March 15 in the stadium bowl.

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Berlin's convention business continues to grow

Positive results for 2013: 126,200 events, 10.6 million participants and 6.7 million overnight stays

Berlin continues to strengthen its position as a leading meeting and convention destination. In the past year, 126,200 events took place in the German capital (+2% compared to the previous year) with 10.6 million participants (+1%). The number of overnight stays generated by the meeting and convention market rose by 1.5 per cent to 6.7 million, which equals about a quarter of all hotel stays in Berlin. These figures arise from the latest conference statistics for 2013* from the Berlin Convention Office of visitBerlin.

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