GL events UK to deliver The Open into 2020

Event Industry News

The post GL events UK to deliver The Open into 2020 appeared first on Event Industry News. GL events has extended a partnership with The R&A that will see the business deliver seating at The Open for the next four years.

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Bristol Arena planned for 2020 as council parts ways with preferred tenderer

Event Industry News

Bristol Arena is still going ahead after a recent project review and should be open by autumn 2020, says Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees. The post Bristol Arena planned for 2020 as council parts ways with preferred tenderer appeared first on Event Industry News.

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What Job Skills Will You Need in 2020?

PCMA Convene

By 2020, creativity will be one of the top three job skills most in demand, along with complex problem-solving and critical thinking. The report compared jobs skills that were projected to be in demand in 2020 with those considered most important in 2015.

“Blackpool is Booming” campaign gets boost with major national conference in 2020

Event Industry News

The GMB will stage its annual congress in the brand new state-of-the-art conference centre in June 2020, bringing more than 1,000 delegates over five days. The post “Blackpool is Booming” campaign gets boost with major national conference in 2020 appeared first on Event Industry News.

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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Marriott Expanding in Las Vegas, Giving Back to Employees

Smart Meetings

New JW Marriott and Edition to Tower over The Strip by 2020. Marriott says it will open The Drew Las Vegas, which will house The Strip’s first JW Marriott and the Las Vegas debut of its high-end Edition brand, in 2020. Marriott International is the talk again.

How To Use Video For Event Marketing: Before, During, and After


With video predicted to account for 79% of global internet traffic by 2020, it's a form of media that event organisers need to use to promote events. The post How To Use Video For Event Marketing: Before, During, and After appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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5 Types of Millennials that Will Kill Your Networking Events


According to PWC, by 2020, millennials will […]. Yesterday’s consumers of YouTube pranks and Instagrammable avocado toasts have become today’s executives, entrepreneurs, and high-qualified professionals.

June 5, 2017: Ariana Grande Leads Uplifting Manchester Benefit Concert, Toyota Wants a Flying Car to Light 2020 Olympic Flame, Bumble Opens Live Space for Dating


ARIANA GRANDE LEADS UPLIFTING MANCHESTER BENEFIT CONCERT: Less than two weeks after a deadly terrorist attack that killed 22

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.

Self-driving Cars: Will They Change The World For Eventprofs?


With automakers pledging to have fully autonomous cars on the road by 2020, increasing productivity and limiting the number of accidents – what could this mean for event planners? Cars that can drive without a human in the driver’s seat have been in development for almost a century.

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June 12, 2017: L.G.B.T. Equality Marches Offer a Mix of Anger and Pride, Tony Awards Opt for Comedy Over Politics, New Sports at 2020 Olympics to Attract Younger Audience and Add More Female Athletes


L.G.B.T. EQUALITY MARCHES OFFER A MIX OF ANGER AND PRIDE: Pride celebrations in Washington and Los Angeles on Sunday

Caesars Releases Rendering of Forum Conference Center

Smart Meetings

When it opens in 2020, the conference center will feature the two largest pillarless ballrooms to ever be built, each measuring 108,000 sq. Rendering of the Caesars Forum conference center. New details have emerged about the upcoming Caesars Forum conference center.

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Try New Event Ideas For 2018: Create a Roadshow, Book Underrated Venues, Create a Unique Event Experience


As we kick off 2018, we’re excited to discover a lot of new event ideas for 2018 to energize our event planning.

Australia Airports Plan to Eliminate Passports

Smart Meetings

The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection recently announced a plan to revolutionize airport security by 2020. If everything goes as planned, 90 percent of Australia airport travel will be automatically processed, with minimal human interaction, by 2020.

The Anaheim Campus Invites You to Relax

PCMA Convene

They’ll soon be joined by a fourth — the Westin Anaheim Resort, which is expected to open in 2020, and the closest in proximity to the new ACC North Building — the most recent addition to the convention center, which opened September 26 th. Sunset at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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Blackout first in Trailblazer double

Event Industry News

The Trailblazer Live Event Rigging Apprenticeship, part of the governments’ Trailblazer scheme encouraging three million new apprentices by 2020, was launched by the […].

Crossing the U.S. Off the Destination List

PCMA Convene

Our Council recently reviewed potential venues for the OHBM 2020 meeting, which is slated to be held in North America. The proposed U.S. travel ban would affect only a small number of people — “less than 0.1

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Share Your Location?

PCMA Convene

Last year, there were approximately 4 million beacons deployed around the world, and by 2020 that number is expected to grow to 400 million, according to ABI Research, a technology research firm.

Using Event Tech to Create Impactful and Engaging Attendee Experiences

Event Farm

Over 12 million virtual reality headsets were sold in 2016 , and according to research firm Tractica, more than 200 million will be sold worldwide by 2020. This is a guest post by Courtney Spero , a Marketing Communication Specialist at the Creative Group.

Kalahari Resorts: All Under One Roof–and Growing!

Connect Your Meetings

Slated to open in 2020, the Texas offering will include 990 guest room and a 200,000 sq.-ft. To make event planning a breeze, Kalahari Resorts & Conventions has everything you need.

Three Workforce Mega-Trends for 2017

PCMA Convene

A RISE IN GIG WORKERS  According to Forbes, by 2020, 50 percent of the U.S. Conferences are about people first and content second. You need to determine who you’re designing for (target audience) before you address what (content) and how (experience design).

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12 Powerful Event Statistics and Trends for 2016

Capterra Event Management

The event management software market is forecasted to grow at an annual rate of 8.42% from 2016 to 2020. The event management industry is a numbers game. How many tickets can you sell? How many attendees will show? How much should you spend on a venue ?

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Kalahari Resorts Amps Up Meetings Offerings

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Phase 3 at Poconos, set to be open by January 2020, will add 125,000 square feet of meeting space. With construction set to begin in 2018, the property is planned to open around 2020. Over the next few years, Kalahari Resorts & Conventions will ramp up its efforts to draw meeting planners to its most recent Poconos property and a brand-new resort in Round Rock, Texas. Opened in July 2015, Kalahari Poconos revealed Phase 2 of its construction on March 8.

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How to Unconference Your Conference in Anaheim

Smart Meetings

Anaheim is very excited to have broken ground on a new four-diamond Westin property, which will serve as the brand’s flagship location when it replaces the Anabella in 2020. Photo of Anaheim Convention Center North exterior.

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How To Do Business In The Asia Pacific, According To APAC Expert Bhavya Sehgal

PCMA Convene

A few years back, say in 2012, when I used to help companies build strategy, we used to look at 2020 as a time horizon — we used to have a window of eight to nine years. But in 2017, when I’m building those strategies today, my time horizon is still only 2020.

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REAL ID Act to Bring Changes to TSA Checkpoints

Smart Meetings

Beginning October 1, 2020, REAL ID-compliant identification will be required for all domestic air travel. Soon, the routine act of presenting a boarding pass and driver’s license at a TSA checkpoint will not be so straightforward, due to impending deadlines associated with the REAL ID Act.

Q&A: David Whitaker, CEO of Choose Chicago

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The Windy City already sees more than 51 million annual visitors, a figure Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to see hit 55 million by 2020.

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$375 Million Caesars Forum Conference Center Announced in Las Vegas

Smart Meetings

Caesars Entertainment Corporation has a vision for 2020, and meeting professionals will be winning big. Photo credit: Caesars Entertainment .

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How LQ Helps Humans Outsmart Machines and Be Happier at Work

PCMA Convene

See a related article about creativity as a top skill needed in 2020.).

The Essential Event Technology Dictionary


With the AR market projected to grow to $90 billion by 2020, event organizers should keep this emerging technology in mind for interactive maps and wayfinding, networking and more. From ARS to chatbots, beacons, and heat maps, the event industry has a distinctive language of its own – especially when it comes to digital and event technology. Bookmark this page as your go-to guide for the most common event technology terms.

A Door of Opportunity

PCMA Convene

Once the door was in, NAAA committed to holding its 2012 and 2015 conventions in Savannah, and has since signed contracts for its 2017 and 2020 shows.

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Leaving More Than Money Behind

PCMA Convene

When Melbourne hosted the International AIDS Conference in 2014, Australia’s health ministers pledged to eliminate new HIV infections by 2020.

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Why Hilton Wants You to Get a Passport

Smart Meetings

By 2020 even domestic travelers will need REAL ID-compliant licenses or a passport. Hilton Hotels & Resorts announced a new program that will make applying for a passport easy and rewarding.

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16th Annual Meetings Industry Forecast

PCMA Convene

Diana Gineva Editor, Globex 2016 — The Global Exhibition Organising Market: Assessment and Forecast to 2020 , AMR International. Provided that the macroeconomic environment continues its current trajectory, AMR forecasts steady market growth of 4.6-percent compound annual growth rate to 2020.

Crossing the U.S. Off the Destination List

PCMA Convene

Our Council recently reviewed potential venues for the OHBM 2020 meeting, which is slated to be held in North America. The proposed U.S. travel ban would affect only a small number of people — “less than 0.1

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5 Trends Worth Watching

PCMA Convene

Research from the Specialty Food Association predicts a 35-percent surge in consumer coffee sales from 2015 to 2020. Remember when we used to talk about how trying to keep up with online information felt like drinking out of a fire hose?

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Hotel Building Buoyed National Economic Outlook in April

Smart Meetings

The condo-hotel towers will include 134 hotel rooms and could open in 2020. Westin Irving Convention Center Las Colinas Hotel. Hotel construction groundbreaking ceremonies were bright spots in the April building report from Dodge Data & Analytics released May 19.

Global Business Travel Spend Reported at $1.2 Trillion

Smart Meetings

trillion in 2020, despite continued global uncertainty. Global business travel spend topped $1.2 trillion in 2015, growing 5 percent over 2014, and is projected to reach 1.3

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4 Eco-Conscious Convention Centers for Your Next Green Meeting

Smart Meetings

The LEED Gold certified Austin Convention Center is taking steps to support its home city’s ambitious goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2020.