Ryanair Brexit Warning – Bad News For Events in 2019


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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Major healthcare conference to come to Leicester in 2019

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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.

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Festival of Motorcycling commits to East of England Arena & Events Centre until 2019

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The Carole Nash MCN Festival of Motorcycling has enhanced its commitment to holding the annual two-day motorcyling extravaganza at the East of England Arena and Events Centre until 2019, the venue revealed today. The post Festival of Motorcycling commits to East of England Arena & Events Centre until 2019 appeared first on Event Industry News.

Glastonbury festival set to ban plastic bottles in 2019

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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.

Connect Is Coming to Louisville in 2019

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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.

Science Museum announces the name of its new events venue

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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.

Exhibition Centre Liverpool confirms series of new shows

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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.

PLANTWORX moves to East of England Arena in 3 show agreement

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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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Kalahari Resorts: All Under One Roof–and Growing!

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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

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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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British Athletics awards temporary structures contract to GL Events

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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.

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

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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.

Walt Disney World Resorts Adding Exciting New Group Options

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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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3 ASAE Expo Booths with Local Flair

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

GL events secures partnership with Lancashire County Cricket Club

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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.

2017 Association Trends that Impact Travel, Trade Shows & Hotels

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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.

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

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Australia Airports Plan to Eliminate Passports

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The government hopes to introduce the system in Sydney and Melbourne airports by November, with plans to implement it throughout national airports by March 2019. The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection recently announced a plan to revolutionize airport security by 2020.

4 Reasons to Flee the Country

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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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Transforming a Biennial Congress Into an Annual Global Event

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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.

Fasten Your Seatbelts: The TWA Lounge is Bringing Glamour Back Flying

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Alas, the hotel won't open its doors until 2019 — but in the meantime, TWA Lounge, on the 86th floor of the World Trade Center, is offering a sneak peek at what’s to come. And keep your eyes peeled for future announcements about the hotel’s 2019 opening.

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Infographic: Everything You Need to Become a Social Media Guru

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If the increase remains steady over the next few years, we’re looking at more than $17 billion on social media marketing in 2019. Social media is a constantly evolving medium that’s used all over the world in every market.

Inside the Bid Process for a Citywide Conference

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Everyone seemed excited to see us there, because the conference hadn’t been to the United States since 1967,” said Nathan Hermiston, director of destination sales for Meet Minneapolis, whose colorful booth at Apimondia 2015 was the culmination of an 18-month-long bid for Apimondia 2019.

Bitcoin Explained, For Meeting Planners

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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.

Top Convention Center Projects Underway in 2016

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New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) scheduled to open in 2019. Visit Scotland recently met with Smart Meetings in San Francisco to share news about several projects, including the construction of a new convention center scheduled to open in Aberdeen in 2019.

Texas CVBs Battle Proposed Bathroom Law SB 6

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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.

How The Economy Is Affecting B2B Exhibitions in 2017

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By 2019, the news will be even better, with a projected growth rate of 3 percent. At the beginning of 2017, trade-show organizers were forced to confront an unfriendly adage: All good things must come to an end.

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

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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.

Does Your Meeting Have a Mascot?

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Meanwhile, Martinez and Ponchia Baccara are already thinking about the 2019 Congress, slated for Copenhagen. Gaudino was a popular attraction at Transplantation BigBangBarcelona, where attendees queued up for photos and selfies with the ESOT mascot. Sometimes innovation is epic and sweeping.

Terrapinn and GES agree new two-year deal

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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.

Grass Roots awarded three-year Sibos contract

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

U.S. Travel to Cuba Booms, but for How Long?

Smart Meetings

They’re planning their trips through 2019. Americans are keen on traveling to Cuba, despite uncertain U.S.-Cuban Cuban relations. That’s according to a new travel trends survey from Travel Leaders Group that expects Cuban travel to increase in 2017.

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Visit Scotland Excited About Aberdeen Projects

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Visit Scotland recently met with Smart Meetings in San Francisco to share news about several projects, including the construction of a new convention center scheduled to open in Aberdeen in 2019. AECC rendering.

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The premium car brand recently announced that all cars launched from 2019 onwards will be built with an electric motor.

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Say Farewell to Virgin America

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On March 22, Alaska Airlines announced its plan to eliminate the Virgin America brand, with an official termination to occur in 2019. The time has come to say goodbye to perhaps the hippest airline on the market.

3 Ways to Source Smarter in a Sellers’ Market


And 2019 and 2020 don’t look much better. . To successfully source in today’s tough climate, it pays to leverage the resources you already have. Let’s face it: This year will be tough for meeting planners.

Phoenix: A Meetings Destination Unlike Any Other

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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.

QEII Centre wins bid to host International Psychoanalytical Association’s 51st Congress

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London’s QEII Centre has helped the city to win a bid to bring the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) Congress 2019 back to England for the first time since 1975.

Philadelphia Records Highest-Ever Convention Booking Year

Smart Meetings

Philadelphia’s prestige as a meeting destination dates to 1774, when the Continental Congress assembled in Carpenter’s Hall. Centuries later, that reputation continues to thrive.

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2017 CVB Selfie Contest: Selfie Stars

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Along with the iconic falcon statue, the world’s largest bird sculpture, the stadium will host a slew of major events over the next several years, including the College Football Playoff National Championship in 2018, Super Bowl LIII in 2019 and NCAA Men’s Final Four basketball championship in 2020.