Beyond Pride Month: 16 LGBTQ Events to Check Out in 2020 and 2021


Event Date: May 7, 2020 & 2021. Event Date: June 1 - 30, 2020 & 2021. BTAC 2021 Conference. Event Date: April 26 - May 2, 2021. BTCA 2021 features speakers focused on critical issues such as access and parity.

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Dates to Avoid Hosting Your Wedding in 2020 & 2021


With that in mind, here are a few dates in 2020 & 2021 you may wish to avoid. Super Bowl Sunday falls on February 2, 2020 and February 7, 2021. You may also wish to avoid Family Day, falling on February 17, 2020 and February 15, 2021.

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First details released of IBTM Asia Pacific 2021

Event Industry News

Global meetings and events industry trade show organiser, IBTM has announced first details of its rescheduled IBTM Asia Pacific, which will take place from 13 – 14 April 2021 in Singapore, at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre.

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No Events Until 2021: The Case Of LA, New York & New Orleans

Endless Events

Late last week news broke that there will probably be no events until 2021. So, what will no events until 2021 mean for the industry? No Events Until 2021: Reactions & Thoughts. And with the news of no events until 2021, the data becomes even more baffling.

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The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) looks forward to the 2021 season

Event Industry News

With the news mostly a bit bleak on the festival scene The Association’s team, based in Matlock, decided to start early in promoting its member festivals for what is hoped to be a bumper season in 2021. of AFO, “with 87% of our member festivals cancelling and moving over to their 2021 dates”.

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UK faces independent festival wasteland in 2021 without urgent Government action

Event Industry News

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has warned that the UK could face an independent festival wasteland in 2021 and beyond if decisive Government action is not taken to support the sector. That Government advises large, single-event premises license fees rolling over to 2021.

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Beyond Pride Month: 16 LGBTQ Events to Check Out in 2020 and 2021


Event Date: May 7, 2020 & 2021. Event Date: June 1 - 30, 2020 & 2021. BTAC 2021 Conference. Event Date: April 26 - May 2, 2021. BTCA 2021 features speakers focused on critical issues such as access and parity.

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WeTrack becomes official supplier for Rugby League World Cup 2021

Event Industry News

The Rugby League World Cup (RLWC2021) 2021 has appointed WeTrack, a London-based event planning and project management platform, to assist in the project-planning and risk-management of the event. Stephen Brown, COO of Rugby League World Cup 2021 said: “After a lot of consideration and some recommendations from other major events such as Cricket World Cup, we selected WeTrack to provide our central project and risk management system.

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Cisco Live! Europe in RAI Amsterdam from 2021

Event Industry News

Smart City Amsterdam will host this event – expected to attract more than 18,000 visitors from around the world – over three years starting in January 2021. Cisco anticipates that more than 40% of the visitors to the 2021 Cisco Live!

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Brexit: EU artists will need visas to perform in UK from 2021

Event Industry News

From January 2021, EU and non-EU performers will be required to apply for a Tier 5 visa (a short-term work visa) and prove they have nearly £1,000 in savings at least 90 days before applying.

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Warwick Conferences celebrates Coventry’s City of Culture 2021 status

Event Industry News

Warwick Conferences is celebrating a significant win for its home city of Coventry after the city was named ‘UK City of Culture 2021’. The post Warwick Conferences celebrates Coventry’s City of Culture 2021 status appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Plans approved for new & bespoke EventCity set to open spring 2021

Event Industry News

With the doors to the new venue set to open in Spring 2021, the current EventCity will remain in operation until then. Plans submitted by EventCity to build a brand new, state-of-the-art venue in TraffordCity have today been approved.

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Music Biz Conference to Remain in Nashville Through 2021

PCMA Convene

Billboard. Conference officials say that since moving the event from Los Angeles to Nashville in 2015, the attendance numbers have grown from 1,300 to 2,200 in 2018. Billboard ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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Global exhibitions market forecast to grow 4% to 2021 with Southeast Asia high on the radar for international organisers

Event Industry News

The post Global exhibitions market forecast to grow 4% to 2021 with Southeast Asia high on the radar for international organisers appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Mickey Mouse Gets a Pay Hike

Smart Meetings

Cast members at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, overwhelmingly voted to accept a new five-year labor contract that will pay a starting wage of $15 an hour by 2021. an hour more by 2021.

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The ‘Smart’ Hotel Room Race Is On


By 2021, the percentage is expected to more than double. Photo credit: Marriott International. Hotel guests are saying they want to personalize their stays. And they want to enjoy technology they already have at home.

Event Planners Expect a 4th Quarter Comeback — Is It Realistic?


As countries slowly reopen and, for some, allow large live events again, a majority of event planners foresee going back to business in the fourth quarter 2020 or early 2021.

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What Events Are Going Ahead Despite the Pandemic?


Here is a list of events moving forward in the third and fourth quarter of 2020, and early 2021. A growing number of countries are reauthorizing large professional events including trade shows, conferences, exhibitions, and congresses.

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MICEOFFERS Secures World Exclusive partnership with Sandals Resorts

Event Industry News

The partnership represents the first of a series of announcements from MICEOFFERS as more and more event organisers look to gain the best value for their 2020 and 2021 event programme.

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James Beard Awards to Stay in Chicago Through 2027

PCMA Convene

Chicago will host the James Beard Foundation Awards ceremony through 2027, a six-year extension from the originally planned hosting period through 2021. Chicago Tribune.

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Events Industry Welcomes Guidance For Restarting

Event Industry News

We hope this will just the first step on the road to recovery which will allow the outdoor event industry to return at full blast in 2021.”.

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PCMA announces 2020 board officers & trustees

Event Industry News

Term: 2020–2021. Term: 2020–2021. Term: 2020–2021. Term: 2020–2021. Term: 2020–2021. Term: 2020–2021. PCMA has announced 2020 board officers and trustees.

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Wyoming’s Largest Convention Center Coming to Cheyenne

PCMA Convene

facility is slated to open in 2021 and will include an events center, hotel, restaurant, and entertainment complex. Casper Star. The 70,000-sq.-ft. Star-Tribune ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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IBTM postpones IBTM Asia Pacific 2020

Event Industry News

Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced that it has postponed the inaugural edition of IBTM Asia Pacific in Singapore to 13-14 April 2021. We look forward to extending a warm welcome to all attendees and exhibitors in 2021.”.

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Hotel del Coronado to Build New Conference Center

PCMA Convene

Construction has begun on a new vision of San Diego’s Hotel del Coronado that includes a phased development which is scheduled to be finished in 2021. International Meetings Review.

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B2B events set to bounce back strongly after COVID-19, reveals survey of senior marketeers

Event Industry News

A ‘return to normal’ is expected from February-March 2021. Most B2B marketeers expect a ‘return to normal’ from February/March 2021 onwards; signposted by the availability of a vaccine.

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Australian event organisers reveal how events can bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic

Event Industry News

36% of respondents have cancelled their 2020 event or postponed until 2021. Only half of respondents (55%) predict their event will find a way to survive and bounce back in 2021.

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Study on impact of coronavirus on European convention sector

Event Industry News

Under the baseline model, some lingering negative sentiment effects are anticipated for both domestic and international event participation, which would result in a reduction in average attendance in 2021 and 2022 of 25% and 5% respectively, before fully recovering in 2023.

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Convincing Stakeholders to Hold Live or Hybrid Events is Planners’ Top Concern

PCMA Convene

In the survey, 64 percent of respondents predicted they will host a live event between August 2020 and January 2021. GDP’s survey had found that 63 percent of survey respondents had no plans for their 2021 events to be completely virtual.

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AMC Institute Chooses Pathable as Its Exclusive Mobile Event App


The AMC Institute (AMCI) has announced that they have re-signed Pathable, the leading provider of event apps, conference apps and websites for tradeshows and events, as their exclusive mobile event app provider for their events through 2021.

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Prague introduces new ban on plastics at city-sponsored events

Event Industry News

In Britain, over 60 independent festivals have committed to ban single-use plastics by 2021, with several already outlawing plastic straws, cups and even plastic glitter. The European Parliament recently approved a law to ban all single-use plastics in the European Union by 2021. As of 1 st May 2019, cultural festivals in the Czech Republic’s capital will no longer provide plasticware such as cups, food trays and cutlery.

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In-Person Events: Good News and Bad News


In a late June webinar that drew more than 700 corporate and association meeting planners, 64 percent of attendees responded that they expect their organizations to return to holding in-person events by January 2021.

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How to Use Video to Increase Your Event’s Value


In fact, according to the 2016 Ericsson Mobility Report, video will account for 70% of all mobile traffic by 2021. It’s probably a pretty big understatement to say that online video consumption has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade and it’s definitely no surprise that there’s no sign of it slowing down. And savvy […]. Social Media Uncategorized Communication Event Marketing Event Planning Marketing Technology

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NCC Events signs five-year deal with the NEC

Event Industry News

NCC Events (NCCE) has signed a five-year rolling contract with the NEC to keep the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show and the Motorhome and Caravan Show at the Birmingham based venue until 2021.

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Bristol Harbour Festival awards REM Four Year Contract

Event Industry News

Bristol City Council has awarded Richmond Event Management (REM) the contract to organise the annual Bristol Harbour Festival until 2021.

Chiswick House & Gardens Trust appoint Food Show as exclusive catering partner for private hire events

Event Industry News

Innovative catering and events company, Food Show, has been appointed as the accredited sole caterer at Chiswick House & Gardens from 2021 – 2026. The plans coincide with Chiswick House & Gardens’ plans to launch a new event hire space in 2021.

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Prolight + Sound 2020: event has been cancelled

Event Industry News

We look forward to being back in 2021 to enjoy the dynamic mix and positive energy once again!”. The next Prolight + Sound will be held from 13 th to 16 th April 2021. Prolight + Sound will not be held in 2020.

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Spain to phase in live music events in May as part of lockdown exit plan

Event Industry News

These plans contradict American healthcare expert predictions that festivals and concerts will likely not return in the US until autumn 2021. Realistically we’re talking fall 2021 at the earliest.”.

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Grass Roots awarded three-year Sibos contract

Event Industry News

SWIFT (The Society of Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication) has appointed Grass Roots to provide a range of delegate management services for Sibos, its annual conference and exhibition for the financial industry, until 2021.

May 24, 2017: Super Bowl LV Moved From Los Angeles to Tampa, Amazon Launches Etsy Competitor for Weddings, How Brands and Tourism Bureaus Are Promoting U.S. Travel After Trump Ban


SUPER BOWL LV MOVED FROM LOS ANGELES TO TAMPA: Super Bowl LV in 2021 has been moved from Los

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