Venues & Events

Rebuilding confidence at Meet in Malaysia @ Malaysia Business Events Week

Meet in Malaysia @ Malaysia Business Events Week (MBEW), will once again bring enormous impact in developing Malaysia’s business events tourism sector. Brought to you by Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB), MBEW will take place on 24 and 25 August 2020 at the World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur.

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Somerset House opens safely with Visit England accreditation

In support of the events industry and getting back to business, yesterday Somerset House lit up red in support of the #WeMakeEvents campaign and show the venue is ready for visitors.
Acting Head of Commercial Events Lorraine Thorne said “we’re thrilled to be open again and welcoming people back in a socially acceptable way. It was also important for us to show solidarity with the campaign. At Somerset House we marry art with events so we hope this marks the beginning of some positive return and we can continue to open up further.”


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Vienna sets standard for virtual events hosting European Radiology Congress exclusively online

The European Congress of Radiology (ECR) is Europe's largest congress for radiology and radiotechnology. It was held exclusively online for the first time from July 15-19, 2020, due to the international coronavirus travel restrictions – and was able to welcome more than 15,000 participants from around the world.

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Business Events Perth secures world’s largest marine mammal conference

In a major win for Western Australia, the world’s largest marine mammal conference will converge in Perth in 2023, bringing thousands of marine experts from around the world, injecting $10 million into the local economy.
Business Events Perth chief executive Gareth Martin said he was delighted to announce that Business Events Perth had delivered the successful bid to bring the 25th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals to Perth in December 2023.


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Rick Stein's Marlborough restaurant to reopen following 25% reduction in rent by landlord

Following the announcement that the Rick Stein Marlborough restaurant would be forced to close for good, the landlord has come forward and agreed a reduction in rent to save the business.
In June 2020, it was announced that the restaurant would be forced to close its doors permanently, due to the increased financial strain during a period of lockdown following the outbreak of COVID-19.


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