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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“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


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

How Augmented Reality Will Revolutionize Events by 2020


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

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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

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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Hotel’s Key to Success: Create Experiences, Deliver Satisfaction

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Specialists confirm that the hotel industry is going through a period of unprecedented, irreversible change and, following their predictions, it will look distinctly different in 2020 than it does today.

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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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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.

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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.

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.

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.

5 Key Ways to Improve Onsite Experience with Event Tech


While the price and quality of a product are the defining factors impacting buyer decisions today, personalised experiences will be the most important factor by 2020. One of the fundamental shifts that is happening in the events industry today is a shift from passive to engaged experiences.

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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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Breaking New Ground in Oklahoma City

PCMA Convene

Groundbreaking photo courtesy Oklahoma City CVB A rendering of the Oklahoma City Convention Center, scheduled to be completed in 2020.

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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Loews Hotels & Co.: 24 Hotels and Growing


Loews Kansas City, opening in the first quarter of 2020, will have 800 guest rooms and more than 60,000 square feet of meeting space. Louis will open in the first quarter of 2020. Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Co.

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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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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Breaking New Ground in Oklahoma City

PCMA Convene

Groundbreaking photo courtesy Oklahoma City CVB A rendering of the Oklahoma City Convention Center, scheduled to be completed in 2020.

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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New York Plans for “Monumental” 2019

Connect Your Meetings

The city’s hotel supply stands at 117,300 guest rooms and through 2020, the pipeline includes another 121 properties across the five boroughs, bringing total rooms to at least 138,000. billion redevelopment will add a one-million-square-foot terminal and other changes appearing from 2020 to 2022, while a $34 million improvement of Stewart International Airport will be completed by 2021. As the city that never sleeps, New York is always busy.

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Natural Green Creative Spaces at Farnborough International Airshow

Event Industry News

We are very much looking forward to working with the organisers, exhibitors and agencies at the 2020 Farnborough Airshow and other events in the future.

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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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Guest Blog: The mega-event industry’s relationship with its own carbon footprint

Event Industry News

Tokyo 2020 really intends to blaze a trail in how environmentally considerate a mega-event can be. In this regard the planned initiatives of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are a promising step, but the time has come for more than promise. By Peter Ward, Director at WeTrack. Hello from WeTrack!

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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.

Ready to welcome your future attendees?


It’s estimated that by the year 2020 Generation Z will represent over 40% in the USA consumption market. In the last few years, we have read (and written) countless articles on Millennials and how this generation is changing the event industry and consumer habits.

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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Are These 7 Fears Stopping You From Transforming Your Events?

PCMA Convene

Fear by the meetings staff of not having fixed the event earlier — What if you, the meeting organizer, wrote a one-page manifesto stating what you’d like to see for the future — your 2020 vision? Fear has been described by the acronym FEAR: False Expectations Appearing Real.

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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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Assessing the Power of Business Events

PCMA Convene

As a result of hosting the conference in Melbourne, Australian health ministers agreed to the AIDS 2014 Legacy Statement, a commitment to eradicate new HIV infections by 2020. Business events, we know, can be catalysts for transformation.

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Las Vegas Welcomes Major Construction

Connect Your Meetings

Marriott will debut this integrated resort and casino slated for arrival in late 2020. When it opens in 2020, the 550,000-sq.-ft. “What’s happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” is taking on a whole new meaning. Multiple casinos and resorts—including heavyweights MGM and Caesars—in the meetings capital of the United States are in various stages of expansions. Meanwhile, Las Vegas CVA is spearheading the renovation and upgrading of Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Plymouth Argyle to partner with GL events UK for grandstand build

Event Industry News

The redeveloped grandstand will be named The Mayflower Grandstand and will open early in the 2019/2020 season, in good time for the Mayflower 400 celebrations, in 2020. Plymouth Argyle fans are to get the stadium they deserve as the main building contract for the redeveloped grandstand at Home Park is signed. Plymouth Argyle FC have signed an agreement with specialist stadium developers. GL events UK to start the main build of the redeveloped grandstand for the club’s stadium, Home Park.

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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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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