August 16, 2017: 2026 World Cup Is Considering 49 Venues Across U.S., Canada, and Mexico; Organizer of Canceled White Supremacist Event Threatens to Sue Texas; Why a U.K. Music Festival Banned Pineapples


2026 WORLD CUP IS CONSIDERING 49 VENUES ACROSS U.S., CANADA, AND MEXICO: FIFA has asked 44 cities across the

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March 28, 2018: Breitbart Ventures Into Live Events, North American 2026 World Cup Bid Would Host Three Opening Games, Oscars Board President's Harassment Allegation Dismissed


BREITBART VENTURES INTO LIVE EVENTS: Right-wing news and opinion website Breitbart will host its first live event next month

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April 4, 2018: Meghan Markle’s Probable Matron of Honor Doubles as Wedding Planner, Mike Isabella Restaurants Used Nondisclosure Agreements to Silence Employees, Seven Cities Are Interested in Hosting 2026 Winter Olympics


MEGHAN MARKLE'S PROBABLE MATRON OF HONOR DOUBLES AS WEDDING PLANNER: Canadian stylist Jessica Mulroney will likely be Meghan Markle’s

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March 16, 2018: North American 2026 World Cup Bid Features 23 Cities, Land O’Lakes Taught SXSW Attendees How Food and Tech Intersect, Trump Hotel Managers Say Food Writers Are Intentionally Ignoring Their Restaurants


NORTH AMERICAN 2026 WORLD CUP BID FEATURES 23 CITIES: Cities including New York, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Toronto, Miami

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The time is now: Why there is no better time than now to go on sale for 2021

Event Industry News

There’s a reason why the global events industry was valued at $1,100 billion in 2018 with the expectation of reaching $2,330 billion by 2026 (Allied Market Research, 2019), but its influence goes way beyond a monetary value and into the very fabric of who we are as people.

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Chiswick House & Gardens Trust appoint Food Show as exclusive catering partner for private hire events

Event Industry News

Innovative catering and events company, Food Show, has been appointed as the accredited sole caterer at Chiswick House & Gardens from 2021 – 2026. The appointment will see Food Show create new strategic initiatives to develop corporate, weddings and private events business to both existing and new clients of Chiswick House & Gardens. The plans coincide with Chiswick House & Gardens’ plans to launch a new event hire space in 2021.

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Bug Tracking Software Market in 2020: Market Analysis and Trends


million by 2026 at a CAGR of 13.6%. In July 2019, ResearchAndMarkets published a 223-pager report, “Bug Tracking Software Market by Deployment, Organization Size, and Industry Vertical: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2019-2026”, analyzing the bug tracking software market and where will it be in the years to come. . The report states that in 2018, the global bug tracking software market was valued at $218.22 million, and is expected to reach $601.64

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The Ultimate Party Planning Checklist Template

Social Tables

The popularity and demand for professional chefs is expected to grow another 10% by 2026. Whether you own a party planning business or you’re just throwing an event for family and friends, this party planning checklist will help you get organized before the big day! What does a successful party look like? Using a party planning checklist and creating an event timeline are just some of the many things you can do to make sure everything goes smoothly.

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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.

Visit Britain Targets International Groups

Connect Your Meetings

Birmingham is the first scheduled stop out of London once the project’s first phase is done in 2026. Visit Britain is back in the MICE game. After sitting out the first half of this decade, the organization is actively seeking to attract events. The twist: London is not at the center of the push. Yes, the London Eye is, well, eye-catching. And newcomers to the United Kingdom will surely want to see Big Ben and visit the Tower of London.

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The Future of Livestream Ticketing in the Age of Coronavirus.

Python Events

trillion by 2026 – just…stopped. How live entertainment has evolved and innovated against all odds. Humans are famously social creatures.

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Los Angeles is the New Sports Capital of the World

Smart Meetings

The city was recently selected as a candidate host city for the 2026 FIFA World Cup and the official host of the Summer Olympics in 2028. Over Los Angeles Sunday, April 29, 2018. Photo by Jon SooHoo. With its reputation for movie stars and the glamour of red carpet events, Los Angeles has long been known as the epicenter of entertainment. But with 10 major league professional sports teams, two new stadiums, and an all-star lineup of major events coming to the city, L.A.

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5 Biggest Challenges to Impact Events Industry in 2019 & Beyond

Bureau of Labor Statistics, it is expected that the events industry will generate employment at the rate of 11% from 2016 to 2026. 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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State of the Union: How COVID-19 is Impacting the Events Industry


Billion by 2026. Event cancellations are heartbreaking to most event planners. We get excited for our client’s events, almost as much as they do, if not more! Yet, this has become the new norm. We are adjusting to COVID-19 with urgency and resilience.

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Philadelphia Records Highest-Ever Convention Booking Year


” Bookings secured last year constitute 28 citywide events, including the 2019 and 2025 National School Boards Association (NSBA) Annual Conference, the 2022 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery/American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASCRS/ASOA) Annual Symposium & Congress, and the 2026 Leading Age Annual Meeting & Expo. Philadelphia’s prestige as a meeting destination dates to 1774, when the Continental Congress assembled in Carpenter’s Hall.

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6 tech-savvy solutions to meeting obstacles

Plan Your Meetings

Job growth in the meeting and event planning sectors is expected to grow at a rate of 11 percent from 2016 to 2026. Meetings are necessary. We have to have them to move business forward, make decisions, plan projects and communicate with cross-functional teams. They are an intrinsic business component. But what is not a given is an effective meeting. We all want them, want to be in them and want to host them.

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