The Future of Event Planning: The 2020 Vision


From unbelievable event technology to a revitalized focus on personalized learning environments and attendees’ work/life balance, the future of event planning in 2020 looks bright. The post The Future of Event Planning: The 2020 Vision by Omnience appeared first on [link].

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The Future of Event Planning: The 2020 Vision


From unbelievable event technology to a revitalized focus on personalized learning environments and attendees’ work/life balance, the future of event planning in 2020 looks bright. The post The Future of Event Planning: The 2020 Vision by Omnience appeared first on [link].

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Medical Congress heads to Telford in 2020

Event Industry News

Leading UK event venue, Telford International Centre , has been chosen to host the 2020 Palliative Care Congress which will take place on 19 and 20 March next year. Launching as a now annual event that moves around the UK, the Palliative Care Congress is hosted by the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland (APM) and includes the APM Annual General Meeting.

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Three Cities Are Competing to Host 2020 Democratic Convention

PCMA Convene

The battle to host the convention, set for July 2020, has become more intense, with focus on, among other things, which city has the best hotels and convention accommodations. Associated Press.

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NAB Will Shift Exhibit Schedule in 2020

PCMA Convene

Radio Technology. The association is changing a big part of its show structure for the first time in decades. Radio World ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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Milwaukee Wins Tight Race to Host the 2020 Democratic National Convention

PCMA Convene

Democrats have chosen the city on Lake Michigan as the site of their nominating convention to be held in the summer of 2020. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

Connect Weekly: Planners Anticipate Rough 2020, Fighting Sexual Misconduct at Festivals & More


Welcome to another edition of Aventri's Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today's meeting and events planners should know.

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New Las Vegas Convention Center to Open in 2020

PCMA Convene

Las Vegas Review. The 315,000-sq.-ft. facility will provide exhibit space for meetings and events displaced by the 2017 closure of Cashman Center. ( Las Vegas Review-Journal ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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Central Hall Westminster pledges to increase charity donations by 2020 following fifth record year

Event Industry News

This will represent a 21% rise in donations to charity by 2020. Having solidified its reputation as central London’s largest conferencing and events venue, it aims to grow revenues further by 2020 to £8.3

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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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The ABB FIA Formula E Championship to be held at ExCeL London from 2020

Event Industry News

Formula E is set to bring electric racing back to London and the UK in July 2020. Formula E to race in the Royal Docks using the world’s first ever indoor/outdoor track. Set to take place on 25 th and 26 th July, the event will utilise a unique 2.4km circuit, through the Royal Docks, with the starting grid located inside ExCeL.

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2020 Tech Events You Should Be Looking Into (Yes, We Know It's Early)

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

With that in mind, we wanted to share some fresh tech events that have recently released early details for 2020 to give you an insight into what opportunities are already available and to help you get your calendar in order as early as possible.

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ExWorks Capital signs £7.5 million working capital facility to support ES Global Ltd’s contracts for 2020 Olympic Games

Event Industry News

ExWorks offered the client a bespoke, flexible, funding solution in the form of a revolving credit line, to provide working capital for the company’s various contracts to deliver semi-permanent venues for the 2020 Olympic Games, to be held in Tokyo. Chris Ash, Managing Director at ExWorks Capital, says: “ES Global approached us to provide working capital to assist with the delivery of its contracts for the 2020 Olympics.

October 2, 2018: R.N.C. to Hold 2020 Convention in Charlotte in Late August, Las Vegas Memorializes One-Year Anniversary of Festival Shooting, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, and Childish Gambino Are the Rumored 2019 Coachella Headliners


TO HOLD 2020 CONVENTION IN CHARLOTTE IN LATE AUGUST: The Republican National Committee has announced it will hold R.N.C.

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August 28, 2018: SAG and P.G.A. Awards Set 2020 Awards Dates In Advance of Early Oscars, Hotels Lack Security Protections from U.S. Government, Bride Cancels Wedding After Guests Refuse to Pay $1,500 Fee



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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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Veni, Vidi, Vinci: Caesars Forum Hits Another Milestone

Smart Meetings

The casino-hospitality giant Caesars Entertainment announced a construction milestone today for the $375 million, 550,000-square-foot conference facility opening in 2020—the setting of the first steel truss, which takes the Forum past the groundbreaking stage, above ground and into the public eye.

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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

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

Endless Events

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

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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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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.

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September 26, 2018: Immigrant Rights Activists Protest Saleforce’s Dreamforce Convention, How a Tech Company Plans to Make Concerts More Accessible for Deaf Attendees, Tokyo 2020 Olympics Seeks 80,000 Unpaid Volunteers


IMMIGRANT RIGHTS ACTIVISTS PROTEST SALEFORCE?'S 'S DREAMFORCE CONVENTION: To protest the detention of asylum seekers at the U.S. border, immigrants

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Marriott Expanding in Las Vegas, Giving Back to Employees


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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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

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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

Save Money and Trees: How to Run Sustainable Events


Hyatt, for example, is committed to “a 2020 Environmental Sustainability Strategy focusing on stewardship, waste and water reduction and stakeholder engagement.”.

Looking into the Future of Event Tech

Velvet Chainsaw

The California Consumer Privacy Act is similar to GDPR and goes into effect on January 1, 2020. Your guidepost for event-technology decisions should be to put your customer’s experience before your staff efficiency.

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Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel to Go Dark for Four Months in Virgin Renovations

PCMA Convene

The re-launch and renaming of the property should take hold in the first half of 2020, following an eight-month renovation during which the resort will be closed for four months. ( Las Vegas Now.

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

Meeting Application

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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VisitScotland’s Katherine Nelles recognised as a young leader for the future

Event Industry News

Last week it was announced that Katherine Nelles, Market Manager –UK and Ireland at VisitScotland Business Events has been awarded a place on the prestigious Fast Forward 15 (FF15) mentoring programme for 2019 – 2020.

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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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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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drp hosts Worcester Stands Tall auction

Event Industry News

The auction was in aid of the local St Richards Hospice’s Build 2020 Appeal. The ‘Build 2020’ project is a £5.3m To find out more about St Richard’s Hospice and to show support for its Build 2020 Appeal, visit

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5G in the Event Space

PCMA Convene

Though 2020 is the year that 5G’s global standard will release, 2019 will see commercial advances in 5G, which we see in the United States and areas of Asia already,” Telenor reported late last year.

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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.

Trending Now: An insight into the hottest event trends

Event Industry News

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics and 2020 Dubai World Expo will both include robots at their events. Robots will shuttle luggage, hail taxis and provide translation services at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. By Sherrif Karamat, PCMA President and CEO . Business events professionals must reliably deliver the most innovative ideas to engage delegates and delight clients, or they risk being outdone by more pioneering competitors.

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Mobile is the Cornerstone of the Modern Customer Experience

CXApp Blog - Events

It’s no wonder that by 2020, more than 40 percent of all data analytics projects will have some relation to customer experience. Executive briefing centers are designed to bring together the right people, in the right room to propel the customer lifecycle forward at any stage.

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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.

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