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  • The Meetings Show, the UK’s leading platform for the world’s meetings and events community, has revealed its constructive and comprehensive education ...
  • Ten of the meeting and event industry’s brightest stars have been named as the winners of the Tomorrow’s Talent initiative, launched by The Meetings S ...
  • More than three quarters (76.3%) of event planners in Europe are expecting to hold an in-person or hybrid event in 2021, according to the results of t ...
  • Priya Narain, co-founder of Event First Steps and Tomorrow's Talent judge, looks at how the industry can address a potential staff shortage.  In 2020 ...
  • Visitor registration is now open for the UK’s leading show that brings together the events, meetings and incentives industry to source, learn and netw ...
  • Hosted buyer registration is now open for the UK’s leading show that brings together the events, meetings and incentives industry to source, learn and ...
  • In the lead-up to The Meetings Show this year, we’re thinking about the connections that are facilitated and the collaborations created that would pot ...
  • Ahead of World Environment Day (5 June) Therese Dolan, Director Association Management and Consulting at MCI Group and The Meetings Show Advisory Boar ...
  • The Meetings Show has appointed Erica Oghoghorie as conference and content manager to oversee the event’s comprehensive education programme. Erica wil ...
  • Four winners from The Tomorrow’s Talent initiative in 2020 reveal the positive impact winning the competition had on them and their careers and give t ...
  • Meeting and event planners aged 30 and under now have until Friday 28 May to submit their entries for Tomorrow’s Talent, The Meetings Show initiative ...
  • Fiona Macdonald is Senior Manager, Business Events at VisitBritain where she works in attracting international events to the UK. Fiona has supported T ...
  • Another newcomer to our Tomorrow’s Talent judging panel this year is The Meetings Show’s event director Jack Marczewski. Jack became event director in ...
  •  In-person meetings are a priority again, according to the latest PULSE survey results. The survey, run by Northstar Meetings Group revealed that book ...
  • Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 May) Nicole Leida, head of conference and events, National Cancer Research Institute and Advisory Board M ...
  • Joining our Tomorrow’s Talent judging panel this year is Priya Narain. As co-founder of Event First Steps, an initiative whose aims are to encourage e ...
  • The Meetings Show, the UK’s leading event which brings together the world’s meetings and events community, is seeking submissions for its 2021 educati ...
  • With training on the agenda, Diane Waldron, sales and marketing director at The QEII Centre and The Meetings Show Advisory Board member looks into whe ...
  • Tomorrow’s Talent, The Meetings Show initiative designed to champion up-and-coming meeting and event planners, is back for a third year.
  • April is Stress Awareness Month, so Leigh Cowlishaw, managing partner, Black Box Partnerships and member of The Meetings Show Advisory Board, talks ab ...
  • Sustainability is expected to be the most important issue for event planners following the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research carried out by The ...
  • While our industry looks towards the return of face-to-face events, we asked members of our advisory board to identify some of the positives from the ...
  • The Meetings Show, the UK’s leading platform for the world’s meetings and events community, will take place on 30 September and 1 October 2021 at ExCe ...
  • The first virtual The Meetings Show has been hailed a success, with 83% of buyers ‘likely’ or ‘extremely likely’ to recommend the event to industry co ...
  • King, who built up a successful 30-year career as an event planner before working on the ill-fated Fyre Festival in the Bahamas, attracted an audience ...
  • Headlining Wednesday’s thought-provoking and informative education programme is Fyre Festival’s Andy King. The event planner, known for his ‘above and ...
  • Highlights from day one of the UK’s leading exhibition for event and meeting professionals included sessions on creativity, designing interactive and ...
  • The show, rescheduled due to the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, will take place virtually from 19-21 October to enable business meetings and ...
  • This week we sat down with Samantha Storey, owner of event caterer Morish, and the final Tomorrow’s Talent winner, to find out more about what the awa ...
  • More than 6,000 messages have already been exchanged and hundreds of meetings booked via the Swapcard platform ahead of the show, which will run virtu ...
  • Jack Grover, senior project executive at SevenEvents, and one of our Tomorrow’s Talent winners, spoke with us to share his ambitions for the future an ...
  • This week we sat down with Nichola Moore, project manager at The Turner Agency and our next Tomorrow’s Talent winner, to find out more about what the ...
  • Jenna Ingoe, agile programme manager at WorkCast, was recently named as one of our Tomorrow’s Talent winners. Here, we find out more about her experie ...
  • The Meetings Show has announced the UK’s leading exhibition for event, meeting and conference professionals will now be a fully virtual event this Oct ...
  • This week we spoke with our next Tomorrow’s Talent winner, Hannah Burrows, event manager at Future Insights Network, to learn more about how her ambit ...
  • Rachael Kenny was recently named as one of our Tomorrow’s Talent winners. We spoke with her to find out more about how she thinks the industry should ...
  • This week we spoke with our next Tomorrow’s Talent winner, Alex Cartlidge, events and marketing associate at Salesforce, to discuss how she believes t ...
  • Stronger together

    Sep 04, 2020
    Neil Thompson, founder and managing director of The Delegate Wranglers encourages event professionals to support and help one another through challeng ...
  • Agnes Morgan, technology executive at Ashfield Meetings & Events and SPARK Thinking, is one of our Tomorrow’s Talent winners. We discuss what it means ...
  • Event planner Andy King, known for his role in planning the infamous Fyre Festival, is to share learnings from his illustrious 30-year career in an ex ...
  • The Meetings Show’s education programme has been unveiled and is set to assist event professionals to navigate the challenging times, no matter where ...
  • This week we sat down with Megan Urwin, event coordinator at Successful Events, and the second of our Tomorrow’s Talent winners, to find out more abou ...
  • Charlotte Buckley, event consultant at ZiaBia Events Consultancy, and one of our Tomorrow’s Talent winners, spoke with us to share her ambitions for t ...
  • Ten of the meeting and event industry’s brightest talents have been named as the winners of the Tomorrow’s Talent initiative.
  • The co-founder of the Event Strategy Network and Northstar columnist was commenting on the findings in Northstar Meetings Group's latest Pulse Survey, ...
  • With live events unable to take place until 1 October, many of us have found ourselves working from home, ‘manning the fort’ in an empty venue, or eve ...
  • Visitor registration is now open for The Meetings Show – the UK’s leading platform for the world’s meetings and events community. The Meetings Show, w ...
  • Last week, the UK government confirmed that business events, conferences, exhibitions and events centres are permitted to re-open on 1 October, if adh ...
  • 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 ...
  • The ‘We’re Good To Go’ industry standard and supporting mark means businesses can demonstrate that they are adhering to the respective Government and ...
  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands Easily accessible, both from other destinations (Schipol Airport is a 15 minute taxi ride from the city) and within the cit ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The findings, based on the responses of 805 planner respondents, found that almost 40% of meeting planners are booking events - the highest percentage ...
  • Inspirational success stories will be shared from the LGBTQIA+ community and thoughts on representation within the sector. Throughout this month, The ...
  • Emirates Old Trafford has created some easy to follow home workouts for all levels, to keep you active. 
  • The Meetings Industry Association’s (mia) latest research has revealed the majority (82%) of UK venues could operate with social distancing measures b ...
  • 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.
  • Whilst The Meetings Show team continues to assess developments and the impact of Coronavirus COVID-19 on the global events industry, our priority rema ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • The programme, in partnership with Meetings & Incentive Travel Magazine, will highlight exceptional emerging planners from the meetings and event indu ...
  • 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 events industry holds a unique position of influence, connected to all other sectors, and with the number of brilliant minds we have, the industry ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • CAT Media is a leading global multiplatform business-to-business marketing services, information and events business serving the meetings and incentiv ...
  • Penang, Malaysia: Penang Convention & Exhibition Bureau (PCEB) and The Meetings Show (TMS) London signed a strategic partnership today that sees TMS a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Meeting and event professionals from around the world will be coming together for two days of inspiration, education and networking at The Meetings Sh ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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? Receiving the congratulations email really surprised as I was not ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ryan Curtis-Johnson is Head of PR & Marketing at drp Group with a background knowledge of entertainment, event management, film & video and communicat ...
  • 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 ...

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