Birmingham 2022 brings timely boost for local business

Event Industry News

Birmingham 2022 has released the names of local businesses it will be working with over the next two years, providing a timely boost for the region’s marketing and creative services sector.

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Birmingham’s tourism sector hails Commonwealth Games 2022 announcement

Event Industry News

The post Birmingham’s tourism sector hails Commonwealth Games 2022 announcement appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Global exhibitions market forecast to grow 5% to 2022 with continued high growth from emerging markets countering a modest gain for mature regions

Event Industry News

CAGR to 2022, above GDP growth. These are some of the findings from Globex 2018: the global exhibition organising market: assessment and forecast to 2022, produced annually by strategy consultancy AMR International. The post Global exhibitions market forecast to grow 5% to 2022 with continued high growth from emerging markets countering a modest gain for mature regions appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Virus Outbreak Hits Expanding List of Sports Events


Skift Take: The Wuhan coronavirus is already wrecking havoc on the preparation of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. For the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the risks of contagion -- and disruption -- from the virus outbreak are clearly far greater. Xinyi Liang-Pholsena Read the Complete Story On Skift.

October, 8, 2018: A Las Vegas Super Bowl Could Clash with Trade Shows, Why Columbus, Ohio, Is Skipping Columbus Day, Wedding Planner's Online Fight With Bride Goes Viral


A LAS VEGAS SUPER BOWL COULD CLASH WITH TRADE SHOWS: Las Vegas expects to be able to host the Super Bowl in 2022 or 2023, with a new stadium and ample hotel rooms to host fans, but the timing could be a bad

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Global Luxury Hotel Market On the Rise


billion by 2022, the report concluded. The projected figures represent a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4 percent from 2016 to 2022. North America is projected to maintain its leading position throughout 2022, growing at a CAGR of 5.1 percent from 2016–2022.

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Ricoh Arena named as netball host for Commonwealth Games bid

Event Industry News

Birmingham 2022 today announces that Coventry’s Ericsson Indoor Arena will host Netball as part of its Commonwealth Games bid proposal. The Ericsson Indoor Arena, part of the Ricoh Arena, is home to Wasps Netball, winners of the Vitality Netball Superleague in 2017.

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Ryder Cup & GL events UK tease upcoming podcast

Event Industry News

The Ryder Cup returns to Europe in 2022 for its 44 th edition and will be hosted in Italy for the first time.

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Planning Tips for the Covid-19 Age


We were fully prepared to postpone all events from 2020 [to] 2022, or to convert to alternate or hybrid-type meetings. She said events are still being planned for 2022, 2023 and 2024.

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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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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.

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World Cup events: From Russia with no love to Qatar

Clearwater Events

Russia – where the recent FIFA World Cup was held and Qatar, which hosts the 2022 tournament have questionable human rights records to put it mildly. Why Birmingham 2022 presents a perfect opportunity for ethical events companies.

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Is 5G the future for stadiums, arenas and festivals?

Event Industry News

The first cities to receive 5G coverage from EE are London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Belfast, Manchester and Edinburgh and EE announced it is aiming to achieve full distribution by 2022. Large-scale events are almost synonymous with poor phone signals.

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250+ music organisations commit to Keychange 50/50 pledge

Event Industry News

Since the launch of the Keychange pledge in 2018, more than 190 festivals have signed up and committed to programming gender balanced line-ups by 2022. Alexander Schulz, who came up with the idea of the Keychange 50/50 gender pledge, and is CEO and founder of Reeperbahn Festival, said: “In 2017, when we launched the Keychange programme at Reeperbahn Festival, we also declared our intention to present balanced line-ups on festival stages and conference stages by 2022.

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The AMR Top 20 exhibition organisers by revenue

Event Industry News

Meanwhile, more in-depth analysis on the global exhibitions industry will be available from November 2018 when AMR releases the 10th edition of Globex: the global exhibitions organising market: assessment and forecast to 2022.

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CHS Group promises to give the Midlands the “event it deserves”

Event Industry News

Coventry will be the European City of Culture next year, we have huge developments in the Wolverhampton and Black Country area, and our show is part of a massive legacy ambition around the Commonwealth Games in 2022.”.

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A UK First: Event Management at Birmingham City University accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Event Industry News

As preparations begin for Birmingham to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022, Birmingham City University is now the home of the first undergraduate Event Management based course in the UK to be accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

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5000+ Virtual Event Hours & Hubilo Gets a Fresh Look

Hubilo Blog

Unveiling Hubilo’s new look: Looking at the landscape of the events industry for the year 2021 and 2022, event influencers, event planners and other professionals aren’t convinced to host an in-person event soon.

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20 New Hotels to Know in 2019

Connect Your Meetings

While business should boom right away, wait until 2022, when the Washington State Convention Center expansion project is complete. One sure-fire way planners can make events feel fresh in often-traveled cities is to find new venues. Consider these 20 new or refurbished hotels to host your meetings. Gaylord Rockies Resort & Center. This list could begin and end with this mammoth project, one of Marriott’s biggest.

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IBTM announces new contract with Barcelona Convention Bureau and Fira de Barcelona

Event Industry News

IBTM today announced that it has signed a new three-year contract with Barcelona Convention Bureau and Fira de Barcelona that will see IBTM World take place in the city up to and including the 2022 edition.

Engaging Two Audiences Can Be Tricky – Here’s What To Do

Endless Events

There are also plans to go hybrid in 2022. ?? The Best of the Best: Two Audiences: The Ins & Outs Of Hybrid Audience Engagement. Industry News: IMEX America 2020 Cancelled: Let’s Talk About It. ? We created the ultimate Virtual Events Handbook !

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PCMA announces 2020 board officers & trustees

Event Industry News

The following individuals will begin serving two-year terms (2020–2022) as Trustees: Douglas Bennett, CTA, CASE. Term: 2020–2022. PCMA has announced 2020 board officers and trustees.

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Blitz and Manchester Central extend their partnership

Event Industry News

Blitz has been working with the iconic city centre venue partner for 11 years and the new contract extends the agreement to 2022. Leading venue, Manchester Central, is pleased to announce that it has extended its partnership with technical event production specialist, Blitz, a GES company, to be its preferred, in-house partner for audio visual services.

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GL events champions legacy in new partnership with UCB

Event Industry News

With the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham fast approaching, this is an exciting period for the city’s events sector, as well as UCB and our events students.

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AIM Group International manages 3,000 event experiences in 2019

Event Industry News

AIM Group International, a leading company specialised in congresses, events and communication, is proud to announce that 2019 was a successful year, with very positive results reflecting the huge number of events organised during the year.

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Startup #Meet4Impact Helps Groups Measure Their Legacies

PCMA Convene

In September 2019, #Meet4Impact ran workshops over 10 days with Tourism New Zealand’s conference organizers and local stakeholders to identify measurable social impact projects.

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Summer in Scottsdale: It’s that Hot!

Connect Your Meetings

This tiered program, available for programs booked through summer 2022, is based on actualized rooms—the more rooms you book, the more you save!

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NEC Group announces changes to arena management team

Event Industry News

Phil moves from a Managing Director role to focus on governance and strategic direction – including heading up all projects relating to the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham when the Group will be hosting a total of nine sports across three flagship venues. NEC Group has announced the promotion of Phil Mead (Pictured left) to the position of Arenas and The Ticket Factory Chairman.

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Trying to Solve for Networking in a Virtual Event

PCMA Convene

Those members who were looking forward to meeting face-to-face in Auckland need to sit tight for just two more years: The 21st edition of the international AAMAS conference will take place there in 2022.

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Podcast: GL events UK & Ryder Cup unite to create 42nd golf tournament

Event Industry News

The Ryder Cup will next be in Europe in 2022 for the 44 th edition, with Italy hosting it for the first time. For the latest edition of our weekly podcast, James Dickson, travelled down to the home of Crucial FX ’s Origin experience. Here, he spoke to Edward Kitson, match director at the Ryder Cup and David Tunnicliffe, commercial director at GL events UK.

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Millennials- The Key To Scale Up Your Festival


Research by PWC estimates that by 2022, the live music industry will be worth more than $30 billion and millennials will have a major hand in that. Millennials- the young and full-of-promise group of people who seem to have taken over the world.

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Many Questions Persist about the Future of Meetings


More data on anticipated 2021 and 2022 incentive program activity will be captured in the Incentive Travel Industry Index, powered by SITE Index, Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) and FICP. Editor’s Note: This is part of a series reporting on FICP Chats about the future of meetings.

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All Eyes on the Future of Work

PCMA Convene

According to the WEF’s “The Future of Jobs Report,” 54 percent of all employees will require significant reskilling and everyone will need an extra 101 days of learning by 2022. When it comes to workplace trends, flexibility involves a lot more than doing yoga on your desk.

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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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Downtown Atlanta’s Events and Entertainment District Reimagines Meetings

PCMA Convene

A highly anticipated, luxury Hilton brand convention center hotel is expected to open in 2022 on the northwest corner of the campus.

Los Angeles Sports Venues Deliver Immersive Experiences

Smart Meetings

. Offering everything from team-building exercises to meet-and-greet with legendary athletes, sports venues provide exciting, unique settings for meetings, special events and tours. They also include many local features, enabling attendees to gain an intimate understanding of destinations.

NEC Group appoints Commonwealth Games Project Manager

Event Industry News

The existence of world-class sporting venues was central to Birmingham securing the 2022 Commonwealth Games and NEC Group is due to host a total of nine sports in three of its flagship venues – Arena Birmingham, the NEC and Genting Arena (soon to be renamed Resorts World Arena). NEC Group has appointed Donovan Myers to the newly created role of Commonwealth Games Project Manager as it ramps up its strategic planning behind the Games.

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HBAA announces ‘a year of reflection and change’ as it focuses on regeneration

Event Industry News

Viewership numbers are constantly on the rise and are expected to reach 1.7bn in 2022.”. 2020 will be ‘a year of reflection and change’ for the HBAA as it adopts regeneration as its theme for the year.

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AR, AI Poised to Change Business Events Industry

PCMA Convene

Kate Fairweather, lead researcher for the future trends study, shared a prediction in February at a Convening Leaders session in Pittsburgh: By 2022, consumers’ devices are going to know more about their emotional states than their loved ones, she said, according to Annette Zimmermann of Gartner.

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OnePlan sponsors Festival & Future stage at Event Tech Live

Event Industry News

Founder, Paul Foster, has worked on the last four Olympic Games, two Commonwealth Games and is currently supporting the FIFA Qatar 2022 World Cup. The organisers of the ever-popular #eventtech exhibition, Event Tech Live (ETL) are excited to announce the newly launched event site planning specialist, OnePlan , is sponsoring the Festival and Future stage this year. OnePlan is an effective event site planning platform that serves event organisers and suppliers all over the world.

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