Event Recovery Food Chain

Velvet Chainsaw

hotel demand and room revenue is unlikely to happen until 2023 and 2024, respectively, according to the slightly downgraded STR and Tourism Economics forecast released at the 2020 Hotel Data Conference on August 13.

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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


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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Pittsburgh’s Airport Shows Off Plans for New $1.1 Billion Terminal

PCMA Convene

The new two-story terminal, projected to open in 2023, features an undulating roof that designers say is meant to mimic the region’s rolling hills. ( usatoday.com. USA Today ). Read More. Marketing & Sponsorships

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

Event Industry News

It is encouraging to see major events to be held in our city for the very first time, such as the International Airline Transport Association (IATA) World Cargo Symposium, Asia Sports Technology Conference and the Congress of the Asian Society of Transplantation (CAST) 2023. “It

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London wins bid to host world-leading robotics and AI conference

Event Industry News

London has been selected ahead of other European cities to host IEEE Robotics and Automation Society’s (RAS) flagship International Conference on Robotics and Automations (ICRA) in 2023. The UK capital will welcome over 4,000 of the world’s top experts and researchers in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics for a four-day conference to be held at ExCeL London between 29 th May and 2 nd June 2023. .

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ConferenceLeeds celebrates the city’s heritage and culture

Event Industry News

As Leeds bids to become the European Capital of Culture 2023, ConferenceLeeds is celebrating the city’s unique and varied heritage. Offering more than just great venues and facilities, Leeds has a rich history and is home to a number of artefacts and attractions that are the first or oldest of their kind, all of which can help […]. The post ConferenceLeeds celebrates the city’s heritage and culture appeared first on Event Industry News. Conference News News

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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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Five New Event Planning Trends to Watch in 2019


In fact, the Market Research Media website predicts that the virtual event market will grow from “$14B in 2018 to $18B in 2023, with growth rate of 5%,” owing to the “maturity and commoditization of the virtual event marketplace.”. The new year is well under way, and all of us in the event space are watching out for the new trends that’ll continue to influence our work throughout 2019. So what’s changed, and what can we expect to see going forward?

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

Event Industry News

The last 12 months have also seen Scotland secure the rights to four international events over the next four years, most notably the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships in 2023. The successful delivery of the 2018 European Championships along with securing a competition of such global magnitude as the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships reinforces Scotland’s position as the perfect stage for events and one of the world’s leading sports destinations.

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Planning submitted for Gateshead Quays arena-led scheme

Event Industry News

Gateshead Quays conference and exhibition centre will be a welcome addition to NewcastleGateshead in 2023; securing jobs, supporting our hotels, restaurants and bars and once again filling our region with delegates from across the world. An announcement on the hotel operator is expected to be made in the coming weeks and the new complex is set to open 2023.

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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.

Tarsus Group acquires TyreXpo series

Event Industry News

According to industry sources, Asia is the largest and fastest growing market for tyres globally and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 8.75% through to 2023.

The Impact of TCS Tax Policy on Event Ticketing in India

Hubilo Blog

Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2018–2023) of 17.8%, resulting in a market volume of US$2,779m by 2023. As per Statista , event ticketing in India brings about a revenue amounting roughly to US$1,223m in 2018.

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DRPG adds a Lord to its board

Event Industry News

We need that big picture view that Digby can bring as we head for £100M turnover by 2023.”. Creative communications group DRPG have recently appointed Lord Digby Jones to their board as a Non-Exec Director. Lord Digby Jones is well-known for his outspoken and unwavering support of UK businesses. With his wealth of experience, he will help to support the company in its vision and growth plans in his advisory role to the DRPG Board.

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Planning Tips for the Covid-19 Age


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. Smart Meetings spoke to meeting planners and destination representatives to find out how they’re managing responsibilities in the current climate.

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Affordable Art Fair awards Neptunus new contract

Event Industry News

Following next year’s fair, organisers have agreed a new contract with Neptunus through to 2023. Neptunus has secured a new contract to continue to supply temporary structures to the Affordable Art Fair held each May on London’s Hampstead Heath. Neptunus has been providing the temporary infrastructure for the popular event since 2013. Elizabeth Dellert, UK fair director, said: “We are delighted to be working with Neptunus as tent contractor for the Affordable Art Fair on Hampstead Heath.

Day one of The Meetings Show hailed a success

Event Industry News

After an evening of networking over cocktails and hi-tech mini golf at Puttshack for the Hosted Buyer Welcome Reception on Tuesday evening, the show kicked off with NewcastleGateshead Convention Bureau hosting a press conference to announce the exciting new development due to open in 2023 – Gateshead Quays.

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Manchester Central is venue of choice for national associations

Event Industry News

Furthering its successes, Manchester Central also recently won the bid to host The British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) Conference and Exhibition in 2023. Manchester Central has secured new deals with three leading national associations. Attracting more than 1,000 delegates from within the field of contact lenses, The British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) has chosen Manchester Central to host its bi-ennial International Clinical Conference in 2019.

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Forecasting the future of event technology by Cvent’s Tim Sutter

Event Industry News

Sutter explored tech currently being trialled, such as the hypersonic flight from Boeing and Aerion, set to take to the skies in 2023, that would allow delegates from across the Atlantic to attend events while enduring a fraction of the travel time. Tim Sutter, Cvent’s regional business development manager, made his predictions on the future of event technology while reflecting on past equipment and services during Confex North.

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5 Biggest Challenges to Impact Events Industry in 2019 & Beyond


billion USD by 2023 at a CAGR of 10% (source: Event Management Market Demand, Size, Growth Research Report by 2023). The following data showcase the significance of events industry in the global economy: a) In the U.S., the events industry contributes more to GDP than even movie production (source: A survey conducted by Meeting Professionals International). b) As per data published by the U.S.

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Scotland and Queensland sign events MOU at Host City 2019

Event Industry News

Paul Bush OBE, VisitScotland’s Director of Events, said: “Scotland is the perfect stage for events and our reputation as a world-leader in event delivery has seen us secure and deliver some of the world’s biggest events, including The 2019 Solheim Cup and the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships in 2023. The signing of the MOU also comes at an exciting time as recruitment for key positions to oversee and deliver the 2023 Cycling World Championships will shortly commence.

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Nevada Senate Approves Las Vegas Convention Center Expansion


Karen Chupka, senior vice president CES and corporate business strategy, Consumer Technology Association (CTATM), owner and producer of CES, said, “We thank the Nevada Senate for approving the proposal to fund the expansion and modernization of the Las Vegas Convention Center, with an estimated completion date of 2023.

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Walking — and Talking — in Freud’s Footsteps

PCMA Convene

The congress, set for 2023, will be a homecoming in many ways: Not only was the World Council for Psychotherapy founded in 1995 in Vienna, where the first World Congress for Psychotherapy was held in 1996, but the city is also the birthplace of Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis as well as of the namesake university where the congress will be held.

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Tourism in Barcelona the impact of events

Gallus Events

That event is set to grow every year (it will be in Barcelona to at least 2023). When event professionals organise international events we bring visitors with us. Our visitors may just stay overnight in a local hotel or they may shop and tour the city. As an industry we point to the “value” that we add when we bring an event to a particular city.

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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Copenhagen Puts Focus on Sustainability

PCMA Convene

The International Union of Architects (UIA) also chose Copenhagen for its 2023 World Congress of Architects. Decision to follow the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals is attracting like-minded events. By Vicky Koffa, Boardroom.

Prototype for Branson’s Supersonic Jet Unveiled


Test flights are scheduled to begin in Southern California in 2017, and commercial departures are expected to be introduced in 2023. A prototype for a new jet that aims to transport passengers from New York City to London in 3 1/2 hours was unveiled in a hangar in Denver on Tuesday. Richard Branson , founder or Virgin Group, is collaborating with Boom, a Denver-based startup, to build a new generation of supersonic jets.

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Record numbers predicted for CHS19 and economic impact set to break £1/2 Million barrier

Event Industry News

Organisers behind the Conference & Hospitality Show (CHS19) are predicting a record-breaking number of exhibitors, event space and visitors for its tenth-anniversary show, on Tuesday 30 th April, at first direct arena, Leeds. Emma Cartmell, CEO of CHS Group, said: “We’re delighted with the response we’ve had to the Conference & Hospitality Show (CHS19) this year.

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Las Vegas Convention Center’s $1.4 Billion Expansion Receives Final Approval


of meeting space to the convention center and is scheduled for completion in 2023. It’s finally official: the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) Board of Directors has approved the $1.4 billion expansion and renovation of Las Vegas Convention Center. In the works since 2016, the project had previously been approved by other local boards , but had yet to receive final approval from LVCVA. The expansion will add 600,000 sq.

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IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021


2023 Oct. With the annual IMEX America show less than a month away, organizers of the massive incentive travel, meetings and events exhibition announced on September 13 that in 2019 and 2020, it will be moving the event to September dates, and in 2021, the Las Vegas show will shift from its traditional home at Sands Expo & Convention Center to Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

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Los Angeles Sports Venues Deliver Immersive Experiences

Smart Meetings

There’s never been a more perfect time to leverage our sports venues for private events, as we have an unprecedented lineup of mega-events headed here in the next decade, creating a long-lasting buzz for their venues: 2020 MLB All-Star Game, 2022 Super Bowl, 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship, 2026 FIFA World Cup and 2028 World Olympics.

How to give your attendees personalized experiences at events


Personalized VR & AR While virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies are still in their infancy, (Gartner predicts these technologies won’t fully mature until 2023), they do have promising applications in the event space, especially as more and more attendees begin to carry smartphones with advanced AR capabilities. “If Netflix and Amazon can keep track of my preferences and offer me good recommendations, why can’t other companies?” It’s a reasonable question.

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Meet Well in Riverside, California!

Connect Your Meetings

Future expansion of the Riverside Convention Center and Active Plaza –2023. RCVB specializes in hospitality and customized assistance throughout the entire process, offering additional incentives to third meeting planner partners. Activate your event with an easy hike to the top of our historic city landmark, Mt. Rubidoux. Celebrate with your choice of our “Pick a Perk” incentives. Rejuvenate with citrus-themed signature beverages and farm to table menus from our creative culinary staff.

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Events and Technology are Building Communities in Malaysia

EventBank Insights

million in 2023. It’s no secret that hosting events are a good way to bring people together. Events bring in people with similar interests and concerns and try to encourage interaction between one another.

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KERB announce new lunchtime meatless market in collaboration with WeWork

Event Industry News

pounds of CO2 emissions by 2023. This month, street food trailblazers KERB are collaborating with office space pioneers WeWork for the first time, to launch a meatless market in Devonshire Square. The market will consist of 6 new traders, running every Wednesday to Friday from 26th September.

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How to Plan Virtual Events – Ideas for Amazing Online Experiences

Planning Pod

Before the coronavirus outbreak, virtual events were estimated to grow from $14 billion in 2018 to $18 billion in 2023. Virtual events have been around for more than a decade now, but until the coronavirus pandemic of 2020, they were often more a novelty than a necessity for most event industry professionals.

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The Future of 5G at Events – Event Tech Podcast

Endless Events

until 2023 — and say paying an extra $200 to $300 for a 5G-enabled phone will be wasted money until then.” 5G is the next mobile leap in technology. It will reshape how we use our mobile devices and 5G at events is going to be a huge deal. Do you remember when we all had flip phones with green and black screens? If you downloaded anything (and there wasn’t much to download!) it would take forever.

London hotel industry set for record year in 2020

Event Industry News

Rosewood will also open a new luxury hotel on the site of the former US Embassy in Grosvenor Square by 2023. London’s MICE offering has received a further boost with the news that 7,995 hotel rooms across 65 new hotels will open next year, adding to 158,956 existing hotel rooms and marking the largest number of openings London has ever seen in one year1. New hotel room openings have soared from 3,222 in 2010 to 7,995 planned for 2020.

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Report: World’s Top Meetings Destinations in 2018


Paris has played host city to many prestigious sporting events, including the 2018 Ryder Cup, and on its horizon are the 2024 Olympics and 2023 Rugby World Cup. Roofs in Pura Besakih Temple in Bali Island, Indonesia. Colorado, Dallas and Las Vegas are trending for planners. In Europe, countries in top demand by meeting planners are Spain, the United Kingdom and France. In Asia, it’s mainland China and its island city of Hong Kong, as well as Indonesia.

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PCMA EduCon 2019: Heading to Los Angeles

PCMA Convene

Also underway: A reconfiguration of the airport’s rental car facilities, and installation of a people mover, both slated for 2023. Known as the epicenter of the film industry, Los Angeles’ new and upcoming developments are making it a hotbed for the business events industry. Darren K. Green, senior vice president of sales for Los Angeles Tourism. Los Angeles will roll out the red carpet for PCMA’s Education Conference attendees when they arrive in town June 25–28.

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