Birmingham’s tourism sector hails Commonwealth Games 2022 announcement

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Millennials- The Key To Scale Up Your Festival

InitLive

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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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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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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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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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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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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The Most Influential Event Tech Trends for 2019 & Beyond- Part 1

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A survey report published by ARtillry has claimed that by 2022, it is expected that the global augmented reality ad revenues will top 2 billion USD. billion by 2022. Before we go in too deep, let’s look at the numbers.

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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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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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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.

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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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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.

Blackstone acquires NEC Group

Event Industry News

The NEC is also due to host nine sports as part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Private Equity Funds managed by Blackstone (“Blackstone”) announce the acquisition of the National Exhibition Centre Group (“NEC” or “the company”), a leading live events venue operator in the UK, from LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group.

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Guest Blog: Influencers, can they improve the brand experience?

Event Industry News

By Scott Cullather, CEO, INVNT. In a world where attention spans are short and consumers are more critical of brands than ever , traditional marketers are increasingly embracing our craft.

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IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021

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London hotel industry set for record year in 2020

Event Industry News

For those wanting an urban-edge, London’s iconic Battersea Power Station is undergoing a major innovation project that will see new event space and the city’s first art’otel open by 2022, just down the road from the new US embassy and Apple headquarters.

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Chime launches new inter-agency LGBTQ network

Event Industry News

CSM will also present its ongoing work as the commercial partner for the Gay Games in Hong Kong in 2022. Chime, the global sport, entertainment and communications group, will launch a new LGBTQ network called ‘Chime Q’ on 24 th January. The network will offer everyone across the company’s 54 agencies the chance to learn from experts, share personal experiences and build connections across the diverse LGBTQ+ community within the 2,500 Chime global workforce.

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Executive Dishes about Marriott at IMEX America

Smart Meetings

Marriott will open a sixth Gaylord property in Chula Vista, California, in late 2022 or early 2023.

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Top 10 Academic Venues: Event Exeter at the University of Exeter

Event Industry News

With a range of over 2,000 bedrooms and a further 1200 coming online in 2022, the University can accommodate groups of all sizes and budgets. Event Exeter is proud to represent the collection of unique venues that span the lush green campuses of the University of Exeter.

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New York Plans for “Monumental” 2019

Connect Your Meetings

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. As the city that never sleeps, New York is always busy. But in terms of development of hotels, meeting industry infrastructure, and new or improved attractions, the Big Apple appears more active than ever.

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Scottish events industry continues to shine on the world stage thanks to SportAccord

Event Industry News

It, together with the IFSC European Championships 2019 for Lead and Speed, the Sprint World Orienteering Championships 2022, and the 2023 Island Games, join a strong pipeline of events in the coming years, including the UEFA EURO 2020, in which Glasgow will be one of 12 cities who will host the tournament to commemorate the 60 th anniversary of the Championship.

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Los Angeles is the New Sports Capital of the World

Smart Meetings

The Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission has been working diligently to build up Los Angeles’ reputation as a sports mecca; they’ve recently won bids for the MLB All-Star Game in 2020, the Super Bowl LVI in 2022, and the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in 2023.

Analysis of industry reports indicates conference and events market must adapt

Event Industry News

by 2022, the increased importance on ROI means the average number of events being organised is down. The number of events being held in the UK is falling, while continued scrutiny on meeting spend and return on investment (ROI) is driving a shift towards a more strategic meeting management approach.

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How 7 Brands Used AR and VR To Change Their Marketing Plan

All Seated

billion by 2022 according to ARtillery Intelligence. Every brand is looking for the next big thing, and that next big thing includes incorporating Augmented and Virtual Reality into your marketing plan.

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