Birmingham 2022: Commonwealth Games cultural festival awarded £6m

Event Industry News

The 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games have been awarded £6m towards a cultural festival. The festival will run from March to September 2022, around the city’s hosting of the sporting games.

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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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Dates to Avoid Hosting Your Wedding in 2021, 2022 & 2023

EventSource

Combine this with all the 2020 couples who continue to postpone their nuptials, it looks like 2021, 2022 & even 2023 prime dates are booking up fast! Below is a list of all the dates you may wish to avoid (or not) in 2021, 2022 & 2023. Palm Sunday : April 10, 2022.

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Attitude is Everything and Independent Venue Week partner on promoter campaign for IVW 2022

Event Industry News

Concert & Touring Featured News UK and Europe Attitude is Everything Independent Venue Week IVW 2022Music charity Attitude is Everything and Independent Venue Week (IVW) have revealed a new project to help live promoters increase inclusivity and remove barriers faced by Deaf and disabled artists.

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Getting married soon? Party venues are gradually becoming fully booked in 2022

eventplanner

Whoever wants to get married soon and want to organize a wedding party will have to be quick. Most banquet halls and wedding venues are already fully booked

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Walk the Plank leads one of the ten teams selected to develop UK-wide festival of creativity in 2022

Event Industry News

Walk the Plank has won a significant commission to create a major national participatory event as part of Festival UK*2022, partnering with Siemens, National Parks UK, Extraordinary Bodies, University of Salford and Landscapes for Life: AONBs. .

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Birmingham’s tourism sector hails Commonwealth Games 2022 announcement

Event Industry News

Birmingham named Commonwealth Games host city in 2022, with anticipated economic boost of £526 million to the West Midlands region City and region expecting between 500,000 and one million additional Games visitors during 11-day sporting event Tourism bodies across Birmingham have welcomed the news that the city will host the Commonwealth Games in 2022. 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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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

BizBash

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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5 Myths About Livestreaming Events That Need to Be Busted

Eventbrite

And by 2022, 82% of global internet use is expected to be for streaming video, per Cisco’s annual report. […]. Livestreaming has been around since long before COVID-19, but in 2021, it’s become essential to reach your audience.

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Virus Outbreak Hits Expanding List of Sports Events

Skift

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.

Glasgow secures future conference business worth £84m since 1 April 2020

Event Industry News

Glasgow Convention Bureau is proud to have worked closely with the city’s academic Conference Ambassadors to secure future conferences, two of which include the 2022 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Europe Annual Conference and the 2022 bi-annual AMA SERVSIG Conference.

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What Risk Factors Are Top of Mind for Association Event Organizers?

Velvet Chainsaw

Others, particularly those whose members are dealing with travel bans, or have large global audiences, are more likely to be in the camp that the soonest they can meet face-to-face is 2022.

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Powering up next generation events with Brandfuel

Event Industry News

Host James Dickson also asks about sustainability and David details dealing with the ISO process and setting a target to make Brandfuel a net zero emissions business by June 2022.

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Global Luxury Hotel Market On the Rise

SmartMeetings

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. percent from 2016–2022. percent through 2022. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Hawaii.

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The meeting industry new normal

Conferences that Work

Accepting the above implies that, at best, we will not be able to substantially resume old normal in-person meetings until some time in 2022. Many event professionals are hoping and waiting for a meeting industry new normal. The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated our businesses.

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Covid: Download Festival cancelled for second year

Event Industry News

Download will return stronger than ever 10th – 12th June 2022 with headliners @kiss , @IronMaiden and @BiffyClyro. Super bummed we won’t be seeing you at @DownloadFest this year, guys Hoping that they invite us back next year 2022 is gonna be Can’t wait to see you all!

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Beyond Hybrid: Repackaging Your Conference Content

Velvet Chainsaw

Whether hybrid is self-funding or not, associations should strongly consider making portions of their annual conference available virtually through the end of 2022.

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£7.5 million redevelopment of Stationers’ Hall to start in November

Event Industry News

The Hall will reopen in early 2022. We look forward to welcoming returning clients and new ones to our redeveloped, flexible, comfortable, accessible, and still oh so special, spaces, when the Hall reopens in early 2022. The Stationers’ Company are excited to announce a £7.5

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What Can We Expect for Meetings and Events Next Year?

PCMA Convene

There may be a squeeze on supply heading into 2022. The initial response is that meeting space is expected to be readily available in 2021, but somewhat more difficult in 2022.”

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12 Event Trends and Shifts for 2021

Attendease

Reports including the Joint Industry Incentive Index indicates travel remains desired and will return through 2022 and beyond with can’t buy experiences rising again and delivering inspired, transformative moments for the individuals that travel with you will be the currency that delivers retention.

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CHS Group has announced the rescheduling of its 2021 Shows in Leeds and Birmingham

Event Industry News

CHS Birmingham will now take place on 26 th October 2021 CHS Leeds will take place in Spring 2022, to align with our original show dates. Emma Cartmell commented: Like many other event organisers looking to run live events at the moment, this has been another agonising decision.

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Experts Predict What Weddings Will Be Like in 2021

All Seated

Bigger destination weddings and international destination weddings won’t be back until 2022.”. I think our newly engaged couples should consider their 2022 dates with care, but move swiftly into booking – our 2022 dates are filling up rapidly, which isn’t a surprise.

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Normal is Over(rated) – For Now

Velvet Chainsaw

A few of the largest partners in my space are beginning to whisper to us they won’t have people on the road again until 2022, and I believe them. This is a guest post by Joy S.

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Key Appointment to Montgomery Group ‘Design & Build Division’

Event Industry News

W Exhibition & Elements complete the portfolio, returning to the NEC from February 6 – 9 2022 and drawing a B2B trade visitor audience of 10,000 seeking the latest joinery and furniture manufacturing solutions. The W Exhibition will take place at Birmingham NEC from February 6 – 9, 2022. The ‘Design & Build Division’ within global events company, Montgomery Group, has announced a key appointment to its marketing team.

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Cornbury Festival 2021: Music fans will need Covid vaccine or negative test

Event Industry News

“In the event that we’re unable to hold the festival again this summer we will postpone to July 2022, rolling over all tickets or offering refunds as requested.

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Planning Tips for the Covid-19 Age

SmartMeetings

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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Boomtown festival cancelled amid Covid insurance row

Event Industry News

The event is hoping to return in 2022 between 10-14 August.

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. The new Wasps Netball team is not only proving to be a force […]. The post Ricoh Arena named as netball host for Commonwealth Games bid appeared first on Event Industry News. Festival & Outdoor News

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DevLearn Conference & Expo named “Best International Show” – Americas

Event Industry News

virtually in 2021 with an in-person gathering planned for 2022. DevLearn Conference & Expo, a CloserStill Media event, has recently been named the Best International Show by the Association of Event Organisers (AEO). “As

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Are Virtual Events Effective?

Guidebook

Experts estimate events won’t be back at the same scale before 2022, and even as events gradually return to in-person, we can expect social distancing and safety protocols to remain in place for years to come.

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IEG ready to start again with expos and conferences

Event Industry News

SIGEP, the International Trade Show of Artisan Gelato, Pastry and Bakery and the Coffee World, will launch its “Road map to SIGEP 2022” (the edition being held live from 22nd to 26th January next year at Rimini expo centre) with a completely digital version from 15th to 17th March.

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Globex update: Global exhibitions market to contract by c.70% in 2020

Event Industry News

The next full edition of Globex will be released in November and will include AMR’s country-by-country view for 2021 and 2022.

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Beyond Hybrid: Repackaging Your Conference Content

PCMA Convene

Whether hybrid is self-funding or not, associations should strongly consider making portions of their annual conference available virtually through the end of 2022. PCMA is offering a CL On Demand registration for select sessions from Convening Leaders 2021.

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Hong Kong secures multiple first-ever MICE events amidst COVID-19 challenges

Event Industry News

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced that Hong Kong has been chosen as the host for four international MICE events, including the city’s first-ever events of high strategic value, and two repeated events amidst the COVID-19 challenges.

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Spotlight: The Present & Future of Events with Tahira Endean

Attendease

And maybe not just until 2022. As the world of events continues to pivot, we see a rush of technology solutions popping with the promise of seamless virtual events. But most of the conversation is being driven by marketers who have an agenda, not actual event experts.

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IMEX 2021 cancellation

Event Industry News

We are very confident that we’ll be able to deliver a successful IMEX America in Las Vegas from 9-11 November; as well as the 20th anniversary edition of IMEX in Frankfurt in 2022 (26-28 April).

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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. The new Wasps Netball team is not only proving to be a force […]. The post Ricoh Arena named as netball host for Commonwealth Games bid appeared first on Event Industry News. Festival & Outdoor News

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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. At a recent trip to the home of Crucial FX’s Origin experience, Event Industry News’ reporter, James Dickson, spoke to Edward Kitson, the match director for the Ryder Cup, and David Tunnicliffe, commercial director at GL events UK. Speaking for a few minutes after recording a podcast, James asked about the relationship between the Ryder Cup and GL events UK.

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Raccoon Events announces global expansion of National Running Show portfolio

Event Industry News

The first in a series of Run Show USA events will take place in Boston, MA at the Hynes Convention Center on 29-30 January 2022.

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