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  • Research carried out by The Meetings Show has found that learning about the meetings and events industry is one of the most important personal develop ...
  • Hosted buyer registration is now open for the premier event for the UK inbound and outbound meetings industry. The Meetings Show, taking place on Wedn ...
  • Simon Gray, sales director at CYE Group, began his career in IT recruitment before becoming a specialist in sales recruitment for a search and selecti ...
  • Danielle Bounds has been with Celtic Manor since 2010 and has recently taken on the role of Sales Director for ICC Wales – the brand new, state of the ...
  • Paul Harvey is the deputy editor of M&IT, the leading publication in the UK events industry. Before joining M&IT in 2013 he worked at a range of local ...
  • Ryan Curtis-Johnson is Head of PR & Marketing at drp Group with a background knowledge of entertainment, event management, film & video and communicat ...
  • With his business partner Pádraic Gilligan, Patrick Delaney is Managing Partner at SoolNua, a specialist MICE agency helping destinations, hotels and ...
  • One Day With – Rebecca Hurley, Venue Marketing Manager, BMA House Rebecca Hurley is BMA House’s ambitious Venue Marketing Manager and has been part of ...
  • 4 April – Global Meetings Industry Day 4 April – HBAA Business leaders forum (Venue TBC) 10-12 April – World Travel Market Africa (Cape Town Internati ...
  • Networking is an integral and important part of being an executive or personal assistant. Sharing challenges and ideas with fellow professionals, glea ...
  • With visitor registration now live, the countdown is on to The Meetings Show 2019. Our official launch video offers a taster of all the incredible opp ...
  • Event Tech Live (ETL) will feature a Marketing Zone for the first time when the two-day show returns to Old Truman Brewery in November 2019. The zones ...
  • With over 20 years’ experience in the meetings, accommodation and business travel industry, Leigh is a well-connected and well-networked industry lead ...
  • With less than three months to go until the doors open for the seventh edition of The Meetings Show, registration is now open for what’s set to be an ...
  • Ruth Bennett joined Hills Balfour, Europe and Dubai’s leading travel and tourism marketing communications agency, in January 2016 working with NYC & C ...
  • Warren Elliott has worked in the hospitality industry for over 12 years, and currently represents Elite Hotels as their head of marketing & communicat ...
  • Not only is Conference & Incentive Management (CIM) one of Europe’s leading MICE titles, it’s also the only one to be published in both English and Ge ...
  • Stephanie Newton has 24 years’ experience in the hospitality industry. She began her career with Marriott International in London before moving to Mar ...
  • From recycling 98% of waste and sending zero to landfill for the past decade, to supporting victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, we spoke to Sandra Por ...
  • 2 May – The mia ‘Optimise your exhibiting at trade shows, conferences and seminars’ (Manchester Meeting Place, Manchester) 2-3 May – HBAA Mental Healt ...
  • Please could you give a brief overview of your current role and career so far?  I was hired to write articles and destination reports, and be the lase ...
  • Claire Bates is the Business Development Executive at the Leicester Tigers Stadium and joined the team back in February 2018. What’s the best thing ab ...
  • Ten of the meeting and event industry’s brightest talents have been named as the winners of the inaugural Tomorrow’s Talent initiative, launched by Th ...
  • A digital pioneer and former SAS operative have been named as the keynote speakers at The Meetings Show 2019. The show’s education programme will open ...
  • How did it feel when you found out you were one of the winners of Tomorrow’s Talent? Awesome! I felt really proud to be selected as I know there are m ...
  • Shocklogic has played an active role in the events industry for over 20 years. This has given us a diverse look into how events in different sectors a ...
  • 4 June – The mia ‘outperform your competitors with strategic online marketing’ (King’s Venues, London) 5-7 June – C&IT International Forum (Madrid) 7 ...
  • The EventIt team work closely with the Scottish MICE industry to deliver a series of training events, conferences and their annual tradeshow. Joined a ...
  • Event Coordinator at Unicorn Events Ltd. How did it feel when you found out you were one of the winners of Tomorrow’s Talent? I was pleasantly surpris ...
  • Assistant Manager at 99 City Road Conference Centre, Inmarsat How did it feel when you found out you were one of the winners of Tomorrow’s Talent? I w ...
  • Five of the most promising start-ups in the meetings technology sector have been shortlisted for the 2019 Future of Meetings Award. Exclusively open t ...
  • Stephanie Mynett has 15 years’ experience studying and working within the West Midlands’ events industry, including the last four as Visitor Economy B ...
  • How did it feel when you found out you were one of the winners of Tomorrow’s Talent? Receiving the congratulations email really surprised as I was not ...
  • Event Manager at BCD Meetings & Events How did it feel when you found out you were one of the winners of Tomorrow’s Talent? Very exciting! It’s always ...
  • How did it feel when you found out you were one of the winners of Tomorrow’s Talent? When I first found out that I had won the Tomorrow’s Talent award ...
  • 2019 marks the third year Venues of Excellence has exhibited at The Meetings Show, since relaunching its brand at the event in 2016. Now, the organisa ...
  • Max Klein, Conference Services Manager, Diabetes UK How did it feel when you found out you were one of the winners of Tomorrow’s Talent? It was lovely ...
  • The Meetings Show prepares to open its doors for the seventh year, the show is shaking up its education programme to deliver more than 40 hours of lea ...
  • A hospitality and Business Events industry veteran of over 13 years, Ashwin brings his accrued experience in setting up the Penang Convention & Exhibi ...
  • Charlie Carvill, Conference Development Manager How did it feel when you found out you were one of the winners of Tomorrow’s Talent? I felt very happy ...
  • Meeting and event professionals from around the world will be coming together for two days of inspiration, education and networking at The Meetings Sh ...
  • Neil has been in the industry for over 20 years working for Littlewoods and then a med-comms agency organising events for pharma clients all over the ...
  • Jeremy Shakerley, managing director of UKSV talks about immersive events and explains the benefits ahead of his educational session on the subject at ...
  • The most successful edition of The Meetings Show to date took place on Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 June, with record numbers recorded across the boar ...
  • The transformation of power in the digital age was the subject of Carl Miller’s opening keynote speech at the Meetings Show on Thursday 27 June. With ...
  • When giving a presentation or delivering an education session it’s all too easy to default to a PowerPoint and accompanying talk – but is that really ...
  • Recently appointed Strategic Relations Manager at Boardroom magazine, Joyce Wittelaar enjoys sharing her knowledge and 24 years’ experience in the ind ...
  • 24 hours in Paris

    Jul 22, 2019
    Following The Meetings Show 2019, representatives from Atout France, the France Tourism Development Agency, whisked away five hosted buyers for a whis ...
  • From discovering street art in the home of Banksy and visiting one of the most iconic docked ships in the world, the SS Great Britain, to a guided boa ...
  • 25 July – HBAA ‘Key account management’ (Novotel London West Hotel) 8 August – The mia ‘How to negotiate effectively’ (Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire) 13 Aug ...
  • Are you ready to join fellow industry colleagues to network and share knowledge that will improve the European marketplace? The MPI European Education ...
  • Penang, Malaysia: Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) and The Meetings Show (TMS) London signed a strategic partnership today that sees TMS a ...
  • CAT Media is a leading global multiplatform business-to-business marketing services, information and events business serving the meetings and incentiv ...
  • Meet @ Event Tech Live

    Oct 18, 2019
    ETL partnered with Grip, the multi-award-winning event matchmaking solution, to introduce this year’s networking platform. Grip is a trusted software ...
  • 24 hours in Aberdeen

    Oct 29, 2019
    Why did Aberdeen decide to host a post-show fam trip this year? Aberdeen city and the surrounding region is undergoing large scale upgrades with serio ...
  • The survey of 500 event organisers found that 33% of UK planners organise events for more than 500 delegates, compared with 22% globally, and 46% orga ...
  • Post-show fam trips offer destinations around the UK and internationally the chance to showcase everything they have to offer to a select group of The ...
  • The events industry holds a unique position of influence, connected to all other sectors, and with the number of brilliant minds we have, the industry ...
  • Taking place on Thursday 5 and Friday 6 December, the event is Malaysia’s biggest business events conference, this year being held in conjunction with ...
  • The four-day trip to the Mediterranean island will take place from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th June and is open to UK-based buyers only. Malta, which ...
  • The programme, in partnership with Meetings & Incentive Travel Magazine, will highlight exceptional emerging planners from the meetings and event indu ...
  • The research, in partnership with BCD Meetings and Events, forms part of Chapter One (titled FORO: Food Wasted and The Fear of Running Out) of the Bey ...
  • Events are becoming very much part of everyday life – often our delegates attend conferences away from home and for a long time, so if we can provide ...
  • Destination North America will be co‐located with the renowned SMU International that takes place at the Marriott Marquis in New York City on 27‐29 Fe ...
  • Call for Papers

    Jan 27, 2020
    While a large proportion of the show's 40 hours of free educational sessions are curated by experienced conference producer Erica Keogan, industry exp ...
  • The latest edition of the annual survey, commissioned by CAT Publications, is hot off the press and includes valuable information about the state of t ...
  • Marczewski joined The Meetings Show as Sales Manager in 2015 and became Account Director in 2017, before taking on his new role last month. He said: “ ...
  • As the deadline for entries for Tomorrow’s Talent 2020 fast approaches, the successful finalists of 2019 are encouraging professionals who are interes ...
  • With the help of WRAP’s Guardians of Grub resources, the UK’s leading exhibition for event, meeting and conference professionals - which returns on 24 ...
  • 1. Create a workspace Working from home can mean distractions are easier to come by, so by creating a workspace, it enables you to separate your profe ...
  • Here we take a quick look back at our 24 hours in Aberdeen fam trip which took place following The Meetings Show 2019. The details: A diverse range of ...
  • Whilst The Meetings Show team continues to assess developments and the impact of Coronavirus COVID-19 on the global events industry, our priority rema ...
  • The Meetings Show – due to take place on 24-25 June – is being postponed to the autumn as a result of the continuing situation with COVID-19.
  • The Meetings Industry Association’s (mia) latest research has revealed the majority (82%) of UK venues could operate with social distancing measures b ...
  • Emirates Old Trafford has created some easy to follow home workouts for all levels, to keep you active. 
  • Inspirational success stories will be shared from the LGBTQIA+ community and thoughts on representation within the sector. Throughout this month, The ...
  • The findings, based on the responses of 805 planner respondents, found that almost 40% of meeting planners are booking events - the highest percentage ...
  • To ensure all members of the meetings and events community can meet, and to help stimulate and support the recovery of our sector, The Meetings Show w ...
  • With ongoing global discussions and protests about racism and LGBTQ+ rights, there has never been a better time to discuss how we as an industry can i ...
  • 1. Why is it important that the meetings and events industry is diverse and inclusive? I think every industry should have diversity and inclusivity at ...
  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands Easily accessible, both from other destinations (Schipol Airport is a 15 minute taxi ride from the city) and within the cit ...
  • But while planners are holding out hope, they acknowledge that it won't be easy. "To pull off our upcoming events, managing risk is a much higher prio ...