London Boat Show 2019 cancelled

Event Industry News

British Marine, which organises and owns the London Boat Show, has announced that the 2019 Show, due to run at ExCeL London from 9-13 January 2019, will not take place. This revealed that whilst a number of marine companies supported the change to a five day Show, finding it preferable to a 10 day Show, a large number of key exhibitors were not prepared to commit to exhibiting to a five day Show at ExCeL in January 2019.

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Glastonbury festival set to ban plastic bottles in 2019

Event Industry News

Glastonbury festival is to implement a site-wide ban on plastic bottles when it returns in 2019. “It’s The post Glastonbury festival set to ban plastic bottles in 2019 appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Ryanair Brexit Warning – Bad News For Events in 2019

EventMB

The post Ryanair Brexit Warning – Bad News For Events in 2019 by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. UK airline, Ryanair warns the government that if flights are not a top priority in Brexit negotiations, the UK could be stranded with no flights to or from Europe.

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Connect Is Coming to Louisville in 2019

Connect Your Meetings

Connect announces the home of its 2019 trademark event as Louisville, Kentucky. We are more than excited to partner with our friends at Louisville CVB by bringing our largest Connect event of 2019 to its unique and inviting city,” said Chris Collinson, president of Connect. The post Connect Is Coming to Louisville in 2019 appeared first on Connect Association.

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Major healthcare conference to come to Leicester in 2019

Event Industry News

City to host The British Geriatrics Society Annual Autumn Meeting for up to 750 delegates from 5-8 November 2019 Leicester Shire Promotions has worked with tourism partners in Leicester to secure the latest major conference to be hosted in the city.

Science Museum announces the name of its new events venue

Event Industry News

Named Illuminate, the space will open in January 2019 as a progressive destination that will not only anticipate, but surpass, the needs of the ever-evolving events industry. The Science Museum in South Kensington has revealed the name of its brand new multi-functional events venue.

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Konduko and Info Salons sign multi-year agreement with Informa Middle East

Event Industry News

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Grass Roots awarded three-year Sibos contract

Event Industry News

Grass Roots will provide these services for Sibos’ annual events in Toronto 2017, Sydney 2018, London 2019 and Boston 2020.

Exhibition Centre Liverpool confirms series of new shows

Event Industry News

FPS has extended its existing three year deal confirming additional years 2019 and 2020 […]. Exhibition Centre Liverpool has confirmed a series of consumer and trade shows, including multi-year deals.

British Athletics awards temporary structures contract to GL Events

Event Industry News

GL events UK has been awarded the contract to provide temporary structures at all three UK Athletics managed events this summer and onward until 2019.

Terrapinn and GES agree new two-year deal

Event Industry News

Terrapinn, a leading global events organiser, has appointed GES as the official service provider for six of its Middle East event brands – including Seamless, The Mining Show, and Telecoms World Middle East – in a deal that extends to 2019.

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ICC Birmingham announces three-year deal with SAP User Group

Event Industry News

The ICC has secured a deal with the UK & Ireland SAP User Group that will bring its annual conference – UKISUG Connect – to the Birmingham based venue for 2019, 2020 and 2021.

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GL events secures partnership with Lancashire County Cricket Club

Event Industry News

The company supplies stadium seating that increases the ground’s capacity by up to 5,588 seats and will do so until 2019 as the Club continues to grow its match day audiences.

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MPI, SDSU to Debut First-ever Master’s Program for Event Planning

Smart Meetings

The master’s program is expected to launch in January 2019, and will be offered online. The MPI/SDSU academic certificate program, which is also expected to launch in 2019, will cover select core content from the master’s degree program.

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First five shows confirmed for new venue at Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre

Event Industry News

The new Hall 1 at the birthplace of British aviation will host the following shows during 2018 and early 2019: Southern Manufacturing – February 2018 Security & […]. Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre today confirmed the first five shows that will take place in the new Hall 1 which is due to open in early 2018.

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PLANTWORX moves to East of England Arena in 3 show agreement

Event Industry News

It will be held at the East of England Arena and Events Centre, Peterborough, on 11th, 12th, 13th June 2019. The Construction Equipment Association (CEA) has announced the venue and dates for their next PLANTWORX trade show.

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A Conference That’s Sold on the Benefits of Public Markets

PCMA Convene

June 6-8, 2019. We are about placemaking,” said Kelly Verel, vice president of PPS and a key strategist in planning the 10th International Public Markets Conference, set to take place in London in 2019. “It’s 9th International Public Markets Conference. Event Details. London, England.

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Record visitor numbers attend anniversary Christmas Party Show

Event Industry News

Story’s sister London Summer Event Show will be returning to Banking Hall on 22nd and 23 rd January 2019.

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8 years of innovation: the evolution of SXSW GO

Eventbase

2019 Eventbase is excited to work with the SXSW team to continue launching game-changing innovations at this event, and we’ve already started planning SXSW GO for 2019.

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When a Convention Leaves Home

PCMA Convene

But while planning its 2019 meeting in New Orleans — its first move outside Atlanta since 1957 — SECO International has discovered that exploring uncharted territory has its perks, too.

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Phoenix: More than a Breakout, a Breakthrough

Smart Meetings

Also on the horizon for 2019 is the completion of Block 23, a mixed-used development that will include downtown Phoenix’s first grocery store. Phase 1 has been completed with Phases 2 and 3 scheduled for completion in early 2019 and 2020, respectively.

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IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021

Smart Meetings

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Serious Buzz About the World’s Bees

PCMA Convene

Convene wrote in April about the process of choosing the site for the planned 2019 46th International Apicultural Congress, aka Apimondia. . Illustration by Daniel Chang.

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Kalahari Resorts: All Under One Roof–and Growing!

Connect Your Meetings

Wisconsin Dells, WI (September 2019): We’re expanding an additional 130,000 square feet bringing the total available meeting space to 230,000 square feet. To make event planning a breeze, Kalahari Resorts & Conventions has everything you need.

Sneak Peek at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Expansion

Smart Meetings

Casitas Courtyard Don’t want to wait until 2019? Who’s the leader of the meeting? Y-O-U! Get your “ears” ready for the expansion at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort.

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Why A Popular Tech Gathering Might be Heading to Canada Soon

PCMA Convene

Collision , an annual tech gathering that Forbes called “the best technology conference on the planet,” has welcomed tens of thousands of attendees to New Orleans for the past three years, but that audience may move north of the border in 2019.

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How The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Keeps Up With Its Annual Meeting’s Growth

PCMA Convene

Event Details. July 12–15, 2017. Washington State Convention Center Seattle. Overview.

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2018 Education Conferences: The #1 Education Events Guide

Bizzabo

2019 Conferences. 2019 CONFERENCES. 2019 Clute International Conferences Maui. Last Updated May 4, 2018. One of the best ways to network and learn about the latest trends in education is to attend an educational conference. Here's a look at some of the top 2018 education events.

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Welcome to Phoenix, Where 1 Million Points is Just the Beginning

Smart Meetings

2019 Phoenix Meetings Offer. Visit Phoenix has introduced a special offer to “Meet Your Million,” for citywide conventions in 2019. Fast-growing Phoenix has long been a draw for meetings and events.

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Texas CVBs Battle Proposed Bathroom Law SB 6

Connect Your Meetings

Amid the backlash in North Carolina, the NBA moved its All-Star Game and the NCAA and ACC relocated college championships; Southern Sociological Society canceled its 2019 meeting in Charlotte; and APTrust’s spring 2016 meeting moved from Raleigh to Baltimore. Visit Dallas President and CEO Phillip Jones lets the numbers do the talking when campaigning against Senate Bill 6 (SB 6), a proposed bathroom law in Texas.

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Walt Disney World Resorts Adding Exciting New Group Options

Smart Meetings

This summer is set to see the opening of Toy Story Land, and 2019 will bring Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Hollywood Studios park (with an adjacent themed hotel to come).

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Transforming a Biennial Congress Into an Annual Global Event

PCMA Convene

The nearly 50-year-old organization recently announced that it will alter the format and timing of its meetings, moving from an every-other-year Congress to an annual Global Congress , starting in 2019.

4 Reasons to Flee the Country

Smart Meetings

OK, so you’ll have to wait until late 2019, but just look at this island! These four properties, brand-new or wonderfully renovated , are reason enough to dig out your passport and get yourself and your group abroad. Don’t believe us? Then take a look. Hotel Hacienda de Abajo.

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3 ASAE Expo Booths with Local Flair

PCMA Convene

The host of the 2019 ASAE Annual Meeting and Expo gave attendees a preview of the colorful conference they have in store.

What’s on Your Wish List?

PCMA Convene

Management commitment to contract for our known major events up to 2019. Each year, along with the numbers we collect for the annual Meetings Market Survey , we ask respondents open-ended questions, including this one: What’s on your wish list? . Here are some of your answers: .

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Fort Worth Strikes the Right Note as Texas’s First-Ever ‘Music-Friendly’ City

PCMA Convene

Summer Dean performing at SXSW as part of the Fort Worth Now House, which showcased Fort Worth’s local talent. When walking through downtown Fort Worth, Texas, it’s unlikely you’ll get more than a few blocks before hearing live music.

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ICCA to Meet in World’s 4th-Most-Visited City—Guess Where?

Smart Meetings

Among other noteworthy conferences coming to the city, according to Dubai Business Events, are World Congress of Cardiology 2018, Lions Clubs International ISAAME Forum 2018 and International Federation of Health Information Management Associations International Congress 2019.

Bitcoin Explained, For Meeting Planners

Smart Meetings

It plans to be in 30,000 hotels and hostels in the United States, Taiwan, Japan, Malaysia by 2019. What Is It? Bitcoin is a decentralized, digital “cryptocurrency” powered by a vast computer network.

2017 Association Trends that Impact Travel, Trade Shows & Hotels

Smart Meetings

Trade shows to grow 3 percent through 2019. Market research by Mintel also predicts that consumer spending on vacations and dining will jump 27 percent between 2015 and 2019. For professional associations and meeting planners, membership does have its privileges.

Phoenix: A Meetings Destination Unlike Any Other

Smart Meetings

Residents and visitors are getting the first downtown grocery store – scheduled for completion in 2019. Lively but laid-back. Bustling but casual. Phoenix has a vibe all its own, with a trendy yet unpretentious ambiance that’s accessible to all.

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