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. Despite the difficult climate caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Birmingham 2022 is continuing to appoint new suppliers and is focusing, where possible, on awarding contracts to businesses based in Birmingham and the West Midlands.

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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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£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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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. Meetings & Events Travel Services china coronavirus sporting events

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. Event planners have been sidetracked by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, wondering about the best route to take. Cancel? Postpone? Claim force majeure ? It seems that many of them are doing a combination of all three.

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New MD to spearhead event management firm’s UK expansion

Event Industry News

He takes over the running of the UK operations from company founder, David McAtamney, who is focusing on the global expansion of the business – starting with the 2022 World Cup in Qatar where the firm is helping to train the country’s police force.

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PCMA Releases Updated Business Events Compass Report

Event Industry News

The best case for economic recovery of the business events sector to pre-COVID levels is now expected to take place in Q3 2022 or later.

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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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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. Frankfurt/London, 28 May 2020. The Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe has released the results of a study on “The Impact of Coronavirus on Europe’s Convention Sector”.

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EVCOM release new diversity and inclusion commitment & new code of ethics

Event Industry News

We will also look to include more representatives of minority groups, including disabled individuals and LGBTQIA+ individuals by 2022. EVCOM are excited to be sharing our new commitments to diversity and inclusion.

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Business Events are ‘Hard to Plan for’ as Pandemic Persists

PCMA Convene

The Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police meet for the 2020 Summer Training Conference at the Savannah Convention Center. Some live events, with strict safety protocols, are returning, but the COVID-19 crisis will continue to affect the business events industry. When the lockdowns began in the U.S.

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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. In 2022 the Commonwealth Games are to be held in Birmingham, our home city! Major sporting events present big business opportunities for the events industry but at what cost?

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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. Capitalising on the region’s sector strengths, and events such as Coventry City of Culture 2021 and the 2022 Commonwealth Games, will enable us to raise awareness of the West Midlands and its success stories in India.”.

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How to Achieve Perfect Vision in the Year of the Pandemic

SmartMeetings

I was on a call recently where an educator suggested there will be more opportunities in the event space in 2022 than there were in 2019, but they will have different job titles. I know the meetings industry looks dark right now and the future is unclear.

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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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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. Events that bring masses of people together understandably put a strain on mobile phone signals. This prevents attendees from uploading content to social media, message/call friends and make transactions.

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Event Companies During Pandemic: Erica Trombetti of Infinite Events

All Seated

We are now focusing on 2021 & 2022 weddings and bookings are as usual which is fabulous!

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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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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. Informa jumps to the number 1 spot and Clarion and ITE progress up the rankings with ‘big ticket’ M&A in 2018.

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

Event Industry News

It’s not just our infrastructure developments, it’s the future events that we’re going to be hosting; things like Commonwealth Games 2022, which is an iconic international event, lets us tell that story on a global stage, so there couldn’t be a better time for CHS to be launching into this community.”. “It’s The CHS Group has announced further details of CHS Birmingham and is promising the meetings, hospitality and events community, across the region, “the event it deserves” next October.

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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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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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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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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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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. The new contract builds on the existing 15-year relationship between the three organisations, with the next edition confirmed at Fira Gran Via for 1 st -3 rd. December 2020.

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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. Officers and trustees will take office immediately following PCMA’s Convening Leaders annual meeting Jan. 5-8 in San Francisco’s Moscone Center. PCMA Foundation 2020 Trustees. Chair: Valerie Sumner. Principal. VRS Meetings and Events Inc. Term: 2020–2021. Chair-Elect: Angie Ranalli, CMP.

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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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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. Geneviève Leclerc, CMP, spent more than 20 years working as a meeting planner for organizations like the consulting company JPdL and The Transplantation Society.

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AIM Group International manages 3,000 event experiences in 2019

Event Industry News

Furthermore, AIM Group acquired several major events, such as World Routes 2020 (Milan, 5-9 September 2020) – a reference event for the aviation industry which gathers 5,000 participants – or Second Life 50+ Expo (Brussels, 2020, 2021 and 2022) – an exhibition for elderly people with 20,000 expected visitors and 300 exhibitors.

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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. GL events UK has developed a new partnership with University College Birmingham (UCB) to create an ‘advanced legacy’, allowing GL to play an active role in educating and informing the event professionals of tomorrow.

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