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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IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021

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However, we were not able to lock in space from 2021 onward. 2021 Nov. The post IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021 appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Warwick Conferences celebrates Coventry’s City of Culture 2021 status

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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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Music Biz Conference to Remain in Nashville Through 2021

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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

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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

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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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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

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

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James Beard Awards to Stay in Chicago Through 2027

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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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Wyoming’s Largest Convention Center Coming to Cheyenne

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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

Hotel del Coronado to Build New Conference Center

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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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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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How to Use Video to Increase Your Event’s Value

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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

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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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UK festivals turn to eco-friendly sparkles in bid to ban plastic glitter

Event Industry News

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has committed to banning single-use plastic from their events by 2021 and has created the Drastic on Plastic initiative to outlaw supplies such as plastic drinks bottles, cable ties and plastic toiletries bottles from festival sites.

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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.

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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.

Going ‘down the middle’ with Jon Dutton, RLWC’s chief exec

Event Industry News

The Rugby League World Cup 2021 is the 16 th staging of the world cup and is being hosted in England across 21 different venues. We received £25m – £15m will go into the tournament and £10m will go into the ‘Inspired by 2021’ legacy programme.”

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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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The Meetings Show Preview: The Kia Oval

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Construction, which is due to begin in October 2019, will be phased over one and a half years and is planned to be completed by the start of the 2021. The Kia Oval’s events business will therefore continue to grow until the launch of the new stand in 2021.

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Leading veterinary congress moves to Manchester Central in three-year deal

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The British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA), organiser of the largest and longest running small animal congress in Europe, has announced that they will move the event to Manchester from 2021 as part of a three-year deal. Sheona Southern, Managing Director at Marketing Manchester, said: “We are thrilled to have been chosen as the host city for BSAVA for their 2021 Congress which is well-known for being an exceptional event.

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IMEX America Move to Mandalay Bay Offers New Opportunities for MGM

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After 10 years at Sands Expo Center , IMEX America will move to Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, a MGM Resorts International property, in 2021. IMEX America will be moving to Mandalay Bay Resort because IMEX wasn’t able to lock in space at Sands Expo starting in 2021.

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Construction kicked off on $1.5 Billion Javits Convention Center Expansion

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Expected to be completed in 2021, the expanded convention center is estimated to generate $393 million in new annual economic activity, increase efficiency and allow for larger events. New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo presided this past week over the official groundbreaking of the Jacob K.

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New York Plans for “Monumental” 2019

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billion expansion, now underway and slated for completion in 2021, will add over 1 million square feet of space. Opening in phases through 2021, the redesign of LaGuardia Airport will increase taxiway space and add passenger amenities. 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.

A Tailored Email Marketing Strategy for Event Catering Promotion

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By 2021 the contract catering market is expected to grow at an annual rate of 4%. Just as nourishing food is a part of a healthy lifestyle, food is also an integral element of a healthy event atmosphere.

ID&C launches eco-friendly wristbands made out of recycled plastic water bottles!

Event Industry News

Last year, 61 independent music gatherings signed a three-year pledge to get ‘Drastic on Plastic’, promising to rid their sites of single-use plastic by 2021.

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Top 7 Event Management Software Companies

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billion by 2021, driven by the rise in the number of corporate events and the rising prominence of social networking sites.” If you plan events, the Technavio 2017-2021 market research report on global event management software will definitely catch your eye.

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort to Add Hotel Designed for Groups

Smart Meetings

A business center, 90-seat restaurant, 50-seat lounge, upscale craft-cocktail lobby bar , grab-and-go market and health club will also be included at the 14-story hotel tower, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2020, with group bookings slated to begin on March 1, 2021.

CSM Live hire new Commercial Director

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She is also currently a Non-Executive Director at The Rugby League World Cup 2021, where she sits on the board and helps organize everything from conception through to activation. CSM Live has named Stacey Knight as their new Commercial Director.

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How Trade Shows Can Use Beacon to Woo Attendees

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According to statistics and research compiled by Kontakt.io , the overall beacon market is expected to reach 500 million units by 2021, while beacons are also available at approximately one-fifth the cost of competing real-time location systems.

Progress Report: Global Convention Center Outlook

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It could close next summer, reopen by late 2020 and be completed in March 2021. It is expected to cut the ribbon in November, 2021. Expected to be open in time for Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 2021, at least 600,000 sq. Jacksonville Convention Center.

Omni Launches Planner Loyalty Program

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The company will be expanding its Convention Center Collection by adding flagship hotels connected to convention centers in Boston and Oklahoma City in 2021. The Omni, Louisville.

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Automation—the Next Big Step for Meetings Management?

Smart Meetings

Spurred by the study and Argon Research’s assertion that 50 percent of enterprises will have a MAP initiative in place by 2021, Jifflenow also recently announced new additions to its system.

AIF launches campaign to stop major retailers advertising ‘single-use tents’ for festivals #TakeYourTentHome

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The AIF has pledged to rid single-use plastic from its events by 2021. As reported in a recent article from the BBC , the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has claimed shops need to do more to prevent tents being left behind at festivals.

7 Changes Coming to Disney’s Epcot

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It’s slated to open in time for Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary in 2021. It’s scheduled to open ahead of Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary in 2021. Photo Credit: Gene Duncan Meeting professionals, take note.

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2019 40 Under 40: Melissa N. Grigsby, Independent Electrical Contractors

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What I am working on now: I am currently working on our 2019 Annual Convention, as well as site selections for our 2020 and 2021 conventions. Melissa N. Grigsby, 33, works in Woodbridge, Virginia, as d irector of communications and events for Independent Electrical Contractors.

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5 Tech Tools That Are Changing the Wedding Experience

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billion in revenue leading up to the year 2021, according to IBISWorld research. The wedding services industry is expected to total $63.1

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The Future Of Event Ticketing Is Mobile

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Various sources project that mobile commerce sales worldwide will reach between 54% and 73% of total e-commerce spending by 2021. Increase ticket sales with a mobile optimized checkout. Mobile is changing the way consumers are researching and buying tickets for events.

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MCN Festival throttles up for return to East of England Arena

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” “I am delighted to be able to announce that we now have a three year agreement in place to host the Devitt MCN Festival of Motorcycling for 2019, 2020 and 2021,” added Lunn.

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Cricket World Cup set to pump £32.1 million into Birmingham

Event Industry News

This summer, the West Midlands will cement its status as a world-class host of sporting fixtures – from cricket and tennis to athletics and women’s football – building up to the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in Coventry and the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. “We Birmingham is set to benefit from a £32.1 million economic boost when it hosts five matches of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup this summer, according to analysis from global accountancy firm, EY.

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Experimental rock festival, ArcTanGent, doubles sales in just one year

Event Industry News

Sustainability is also something Goc and the team are incredibly conscious about and have joined the Association of Independent Festivals’ (AIF) pledge to eliminate all single-use plastic by 2021. ArcTanGent is the rock festival we didn’t know we needed.

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