Dates to Avoid Hosting Your Wedding in 2020 & 2021


Step 1: you’re going to want to nail down your date (as well as your wedding venue ) as soon as possible. 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.

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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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IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021


However, we were not able to lock in space from 2021 onward. Dates and venues for IMEX America for the next eight years will be: 2018 Oct. 2021 Nov. The post IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021 appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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

Event Industry News

Plans submitted by EventCity to build a brand new, state-of-the-art venue in TraffordCity have today been approved. The venue will include updated features, such as a central foyer with breakout space and a reconfigured entrance.

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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’. Warwick Conferences is the conference, meetings and events venue based at the University of Warwick, a principal partner of Coventry’s bid.

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The Ultimate Venue Guide 2020

Event Industry News

In the meantime, with enquiries for Q3/Q4 and 2021 significantly up on this time last year, UK venues are prepared to provide a physical/ virtual/hybrid platform for events of every shape and priority.

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IET Venues looking to an exciting new decade following jam packed 2019

Event Industry News

As a new decade fast approaches, IET Venues has reached the turn of the year following a strong 12 months which has seen a host of new clients and audiences making their way to its two UK venues, IET London: Savoy Place and IET Birmingham: Austin Court. .

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The Rise of Esports: Attracting Attendees, Sponsors, and New Venues

PCMA Convene

Opportunities are arising with new venues. While Gonzalez said that there are not many venues specific to esports currently available, that will change soon. And a 3,500-seat, $50-million facility in Philadelphia will open in 2021.

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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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Hyve agrees long-term deal to host Bett at ExCeL following blockbuster 2020 show

Event Industry News

Hyve, the organiser of Bett, will continue to host its world leading educational technology event at ExCeL London after agreeing a long-term deal with the venue. Planning for 2021 is already well underway. Exhibition News Featured News Bett ExCeL London Hyve venues in London

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

Event Industry News

Each phase is expected to last two weeks minimum with phase one — starting on May 11 — allowing “cultural events” to return with a maximum capacity of 30 people for indoor venues that usually have a capacity of 90 or more. Realistically we’re talking fall 2021 at the earliest.”.

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HBAA discusses impact Brexit will have on events & hospitality industry

Event Industry News

The HBAA has spoken to a cross-section of agency and venue members and gathered opinions on how Brexit is impacting the events and hospitality industry. Brexit has presented added challenges for venues, too. Recruitment and retention are particular problems for hotels and venues.

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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How have you adjusted your business to be ready when events begin to open back up?


Evaluating Events: Square Footage – Number of guests on the dance floor, number of guests at each table, matching up new events: guest count with venue square footage What we need from our vendors – what precautions are they taking? Reaching out to touch base: Clients Venues Vendors.

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After Lockdown Survey: 82% of festival-goers ready to return to live events

Event Industry News

When it comes to booking for 2021, it seems as if most festival-goers are confident that 2021’s season will be unaffected, with over 75% saying they’d feel confident booking for next year within the next two months.

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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 North American International Auto Show is Getting a Tuneup in 2020

PCMA Convene

It will cut down on the length of time it takes exhibitors to move in — from five to eight weeks to an estimated three weeks in 2020 and an estimated two weeks for 2021, because “we’re not working around holiday schedules and weather as we have in the past,” North said.

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GES sets standard with health & safety accreditation

Event Industry News

The ISO requires all accredited companies to migrate to the new standard by March 2021. ISO standards are scrupulously independent, and this accreditation gives organisers, venues and exhibitors confidence in our dedication to the highest possible standards.”. GES, a global, full-service provider for live events, has secured the new international ISO 45001 accreditation for health and safety.

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HBAA calls on chancellor to provide support in budget to recruit talent

Event Industry News

Following the government’s post-Brexit immigration plans, the shortfall of skilled staff is likely to increase still further in 2021. Newly-appointed chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is presenting the spring budget tomorrow (11 th March).

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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.” Venues.

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Pivot to virtual, cancel or postpone the event?

Gallus Events

Well, not until the 2021 version anyway. Sure, for many organisers and organisations, it is a big jump from the safe physical space of your venue, to the unchartered territory of the digital world.

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Here’s Why You Should Absolutely Go to Wedding Shows and Open Houses


On the other hand, you also don’t want wedding planning to take over your life and you definitely don’t want to spend every free moment of your engagement visiting venues and interviewing photographers. Planning a wedding is a big job, and one that requires a lot of thought and research.

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The Meetings Show Preview: The Kia Oval

Event Industry News

Benefiting from parking for up to 50 cars onsite and 4 minutes walking time from the transport hub of Vauxhall you won’t find a central London venue with such accessible transport links and free parking.

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

Event Industry News

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. Speaking about the move, Angharad Belcher, Head of BSAVA Congress said: “We’ve had a first-class experience in Birmingham, and we could not have asked for more from the venue. BSAVA Congress 2021 will take place from 25 – 28 March.

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Guest blog: Why do cyber criminals target our events?

Event Industry News

The global damage bill of cyber-attacks will hit $6 trillion by 2021, according to CyberSecurity Ventures. Venues also represent an easy target due to their use of Wi-Fi. We need small but significant actions to prevent our key players from becoming another statistic in 2021 and beyond.

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Six Cities We Can’t Wait To See In 2020

Coterie Spark

A new venue, a new band, a new take on catering, a new place to explore, you’ll find that here alongside tried and true favorites. Our Phili event will be heavy in research and education and spread across multiple hotels and venues.

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New York Plans for “Monumental” 2019

Connect Your Meetings

billion expansion, now underway and slated for completion in 2021, will add over 1 million square feet of space. Planned new venues include a 500,000-sq.-ft. Sixty floors above Lower Manhattan, Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group—the mastermind behind Shake Shack and fine dining establishments—has created the Bay Room, a private event venue opening this summer that holds 400 seated or 700 standing. As the city that never sleeps, New York is always busy.

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West Midlands Growth Company appoints 2 new chairs following successful year

Event Industry News

With major events such as Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 and 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games on the horizon, joining forces with the industry will enable us to maximise the economic opportunities these milestones will bring. Venues.

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NAEC secures world-renowned equestrian trade event

Event Industry News

BETA International has chosen Warwickshire-based NAEC, which has excellent road and rail links, to host its 2021 show. That is why we’re delighted to be teaming up with such a high-quality venue and the talented NAEC team.

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IMEX America Move to Mandalay Bay Offers New Opportunities for MGM

Smart Meetings

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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June 2020 Wedding Postponed, an Interview With the Bride


Postponing as a result of COVID was really stressful because initially when we began thinking about postponing our venue was not yet allowing June weddings to be postponed. How flexible were the venue/vendors with picking a new date?

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What It Takes to Host a Face-to-Face Event During the Pandemic

PCMA Convene

Metrock is set to announce next week a change in venue for the event — a location “down the street” from the Martin Center, he told Convene. Each of those venues, he said, has told him they are “fine” with the meeting’s stipulations.

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The New Normal: Weekday Weddings As Part of Rebooking Process

All Seated

Rather than have wedding couples panic over securing a weekend wedding date later on in 2020 or deeper into 2021, there are many couples looking to book those weekday weddings in an effort to secure a date as soon as possible. Venue: St.

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Out of this world! New #eventtech allows you to take selfies from space!

Event Industry News

More in 2021…. Venues. Spelfie is the first-of-its-kind selfie app that allows users to capture images taken from space. The brand-new technology uses satellite imagery to take photographs of different areas of the world, making it ideal to capture large outdoor events.

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How Trade Shows Can Use Beacon to Woo Attendees


According to statistics and research compiled by , 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.

‘Withholding payments and commissions is unacceptable’ Lex Butler, Chair, HBAA

Event Industry News

“We’re extremely concerned by many recent reports from agent members that some hotels and venues are making the decision at property and group levels to withhold payments at the moment,” says Lex Butler, Chair of HBAA. “It Even now we have major bookings to place for 2021 and beyond.

2020 63

{10-11} Carlton House Terrace: An inspirational setting for your event

Event Industry News

The venue can offer exclusive hire of the whole building, entire floors, or private rooms which can accommodate dinners up to 100 guests, standing receptions up to 498 guests and conferences up to 125. The in-house hospitality partners Searcys have been working with the venue for 7 years.

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MCN Festival throttles up for return to East of England Arena

Event Industry News

The event is expected to draw crowds of tens of thousands to the central England venue, many of them camping on-site, for a weekend of test rides, oval racing, stunts, static displays and many other attractions.

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Progress Report: Global Convention Center Outlook

Smart Meetings

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.

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