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


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. Friday the 13th : January 13, 2023.

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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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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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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. ( 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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How Four Major Global Events Pivoted from In-Person to Virtual


SXSW typically has a strict no-refunds policy, but due to the unprecedented situation, they offered 2020 registrants badge deferral to the next three years of the festival, or 50% off a future walk-up rate ticket until 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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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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£7.5 million redevelopment of Stationers’ Hall to start in November

Event Industry News

This ambitious project has been called ‘Vision 350’ because 2023 marks the 350th anniversary of the rebuilding of Stationers’ Hall after the Great Fire of London. The Stationers’ Company are excited to announce a £7.5

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Manchester Central builds upon medical association success

Event Industry News

The British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) has committed to bring its annual conference and exhibition to the north of England’s leading conference and events venue until 2023. Manchester Central cements itself as the venue of choice for medical events with the return of several leading medical associations. BCS returned to the industry-leading venue for the eleventh […]. The post Manchester Central builds upon medical association success appeared first on Event Industry News.

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The Road Ahead: What’s In Store for the Events Industry in 2021 & Beyond – Part 1

Event Leadership Institute

The consensus seems to be 2023. Goldman Sachs projected airline traffic won’t reach pre-pandemic numbers until 2023 , and that’s ALL travel. Intro. In late March of 2020, I wrote an article giving my take on how the events industry would look in the coming 12-18 months. While some readers felt it overly pessimistic, most agreed it reflected the hard and painful realities we needed to face, which have by-and-large, turned out to be true.

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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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Shine Bright Like A…Gemstone: Beautiful Alternatives to Diamond Engagement Rings


You May Also Be Interested In Shine Bright Like A…Gemstone: Beautiful Alternatives to Diamond Engagement Rings Top Six Wedding Dress Silhouettes Explained Dates to Avoid Hosting Your Wedding in 2021, 2022 & 2023.

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To Updo or not to Updo: The Great Wedding Hair Debate


You May Also Be Interested In Shine Bright Like A…Gemstone: Beautiful Alternatives to Diamond Engagement Rings Top Six Wedding Dress Silhouettes Explained Dates to Avoid Hosting Your Wedding in 2021, 2022 & 2023. Should you wear your hair up or down for your wedding day?

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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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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. And on the horizon are major improvements to the public transportation system, including the expansion of the metro and the addition of a people-mover to LAX, which is scheduled for completion in 2023.

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Legislation Watch: Tax Credits for Hosting and Attending Events


In the new bill, the deductions would be restored for two years, for expenses between December 31, 2020 and January 1, 2023. Here’s how the Hospitality and Commerce Job Recovery Act of 2021 could boost meetings-industry efforts to get back to business.

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Green light for Newcastle Gateshead’s £260m regeneration scheme

Event Industry News

Site enabling work will start before the end of the year with construction expected to commence in March 2021 and the new complex will open in 2023. We look forward to opening the venue late 2023.”

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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. With financial growth, the Indian event ticketing industry has also seen a major transformation in terms of technology as well.

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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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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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Olympia London announces new tenants

Event Industry News

Tenants for the state-of-the art live music venue and two hotels are set to move into the transformed Olympia London in 2023 as part of the part of the venue’s elevation into a world-leading cultural destination.

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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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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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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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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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4 Wedding Tech Trends on the Radar This Year

All Seated

And that trend is only going to continue into 2023+.”. Technology has been on a steady incline over the past decade, but 2020 has really showed us how valuable it can be when times are tough.

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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.

Wedding Postponed? Here’s How to Properly Store Your Dress Before the Big Day


Here’s How to Properly Store Your Dress Before the Big Day Dates to Avoid Hosting Your Wedding in 2021, 2022 & 2023 Willa and Z say “I Do” in a Stunning Backyard Wedding. If your wedding has been postponed due to COVID-19, you are likely going through your vendor contracts with a fine toothed comb. But there is something that you may not have thought of – the dress!

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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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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.

5 Virtual Event Tech Options for Immersing Your Attendees


It’s even predicted that by 2023, the AR marketing revenue is going to hit $70-$75 billion per annum, so both our current events and the future of our industry will be impacted by AR technology (figures from ).

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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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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. Tarsus, the global B2B media group, has announced that it has acquired the TyreXpo series of events from Singapore-based organiser, SingEx. The acquisition adds a complementary brand to the automotive events in the Tarsus portfolio and gives the group access to an adjacent market.

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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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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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.

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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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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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. During a wide-ranging discourse at a private dinner at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas for meetings journalists in Las Vegas—in conjunction with IMEX America 2018 —Steve Heitzner, Americas chief sales and marketing officer for Marriott International , made several key points. Marriott remains deeply committed to the meetings industry, which accounts for 43 percent of company revenues. “As

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