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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How Augmented Reality Will Revolutionize Events by 2020

Certain

The post How Augmented Reality Will Revolutionize Events by 2020 appeared first on Certain Inc.

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“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.

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June 9, 2017: Super Bowl Will Be Liquor-Free Until at Least 2020, How Trump May Impact the Emmys, U.K. Officials Call for Drug Safety Testing at Music Festivals

BizBash

SUPER BOWL WILL BE LIQUOR-FREE UNTIL AT LEAST 2020: The N.F.L. recently lifted a longstanding ban on liquor advertisements

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

BizBash

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

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.

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

EventMB

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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5 Types of Millennials that Will Kill Your Networking Events

Eventtia

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.

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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.

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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The Rise of the Gig Economy and What It Means for Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

According to Forbes, by 2020, 50 percent of the U.S. Work and life are transforming at a rapid rate.

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 […].

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

Eventbrite

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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Rigging industry successfully trials Live Event Trailblazer Apprenticeship

Event Industry News

The Live Event Rigging Apprenticeship, part of the governments’ Trailblazer scheme encouraging three million new apprentices by 2020, has been developed by the National Rigging Advisory Group (NRAG) to provide […].

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Event Tech Live Replay: How AT&T created digital experiences at Mobile World Congress

Event Industry News

billion by 2020. The virtual reality (VR) software market is predicted to be worth $24.5 Filmed in front of a capacity crowd on the main stage at Event Tech Live 2016, Zara Kerwood, Digital Project Manager for George P Johnson (GPJ), and Dan Frith, the company’s VR Designer, detail 10 ‘top tips’ to preparing a […]. The post Event Tech Live Replay: How AT&T created digital experiences at Mobile World Congress appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Productive meeting held at EU Commission Brussels on proposed Eco-Design regulation – lighting

Event Industry News

As a result, we have agreed to channel our work into seeking to draft a specific, technically based, exemption for lighting uses in the Stage and Entertainment Industries in the new proposed Eco Regulations planned for 2020. A group of professionals from across member organisational 1 , manufacturers and designers in the live entertainment industry had a very productive meeting in Brussels on 17 May on the issue of Stage Lighting with the European Commission.

IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021

Smart Meetings

The Sands Expo team have been wonderfully supportive partners since well before our inaugural show in 2011 and we are looking forward to four more successful shows working with them, through 2020,” said Ray Bloom, founder and chairman of the event. 2020 Sept.

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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.

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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Kalahari Resorts Amps Up Meetings Offerings

Connect Your Meetings

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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11 Tips to Choose the Best Event Management Software

Hubilo Blog

According to a research, statistics reveal that “8.42% growth expected in the event management software market between 2016–2020”. The technological storm has taken a grip over all the prevailing business sectors.

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EventCity unveils its vision for the future as TraffordCity sees major investment

Event Industry News

One key element of the area’s enhancement that has played an important role in attracting the new enquiries, is the £350million Trafford Park Metrolink line, which is currently underway and due to arrive at the venue’s doorstep in 2020.

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IoT in Events: What to Expect in the Future?

NVOLV

billion devices by 2020. The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to transform event management forever. That is not an exaggeration. The ability to connect devices and appliances is considered to have a huge influence on the logistics, preparation, and execution of big events. According to Gartner , presently there are 8.4 billion devices connected to IoT. Out of these 3.1 million are being utilized for business purposes. This field is dominated by smart meters and security cameras.

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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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5G is coming: How will it change your events?

Eventbase

Analysts predict that 5G networks will be in use by 2020, set to connect over one billion users by 2025. 5G network technology has been the subject of great excitement and debate within tech spheres and has been one of the major highlights at this year’s CES 2018 event.

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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.

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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Visit Britain Targets International Groups

Connect Your Meetings

Manchester’s airport is also slated to double in size by 2020 as part of a $1 billion expansion that includes a “super terminal.”. Visit Britain is back in the MICE game. After sitting out the first half of this decade, the organization is actively seeking to attract events. The twist: London is not at the center of the push. Yes, the London Eye is, well, eye-catching. And newcomers to the United Kingdom will surely want to see Big Ben and visit the Tower of London.

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What’s New in Atlanta?

Smart Meetings

Known as 2020 Vision and led by Georgia World Congress Center Authority, the plan is the single biggest thing that’s happened to Atlanta’s convention business since the opening of Georgia World Congress Center in 1976, Vaughn says. College Football Hall of Fame.

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.

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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What You Told Us About Your Biggest Challenge Surprised Us

PCMA Convene

Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that conventions and events would expand by 44 percent from 2010 to 2020, growing far faster than other industries. Click to read survey.

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6 tips to bring your brand to life with an event chat bot

Eventbase

The way people connect with technology is no longer just a one-sided interaction. As artificial intelligence (AI) improves, technology is learning to interact with us too.

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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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When a Convention Leaves Home

PCMA Convene

In our October 2017 issue, Convene spoke with three bustling North American convention centers and their most dedicated clients about the benefits of holding an annual event at the same location year after year.

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Caesars to Break Ground on Caesars Forum conference center in Las Vegas

MeetingsNet

Scheduled to officially open in 2020, Caesars expects to break ground on CAESARS FORUM early in the second quarter of 2018. Caesars Entertainment has announced plans to develop CAESARS FORUM, a brand new 550,000 square foot conference center in Las Vegas.

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Caesars to Break Ground on Caesars Forum convention center in Las Vegas

MeetingsNet

Scheduled to officially open in 2020, Caesars expects to break ground on CAESARS FORUM early in the second quarter of 2018. Caesars Entertainment has announced plans to develop CAESARS FORUM, a brand new 550,000 square foot conference center in Las Vegas.

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Hilton Initiative Boosts Passport Applications

Smart Meetings

1, 2020, all U.S. With more stringent identification checks looming at airports, Hilton Hotels and Resorts is collaborating with the U.S. State Department on an initiative that encourages more Americans to apply for passports.

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