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

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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

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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

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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

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

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How to Spot a Great Educational Media Asset Management System

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The vertical is projected to grow from a $3-billion industry in 2020 to an $8-billion market by 2026, with a CAGR of more than 18%. Educational media assets are a fast-growing arm of the media assets management industry.

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Atlantic City – A Budding Destination for Cannabis Events

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The total economic impact from cannabis sales in 2022 is expected to reach $99 billion, up more than 20 percent from 2021, eventually hitting $155 billion in 2026, according to MJBiz Factbook. All one has to do is stroll the aisles of MJBizCon , a top U.S.

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Hotel Tax-Rate Changes Likely Coming in Several Big Cities

MeetingsNet

Recent studies have shown that without any changes, New York won’t return to pre-pandemic visitation levels until 2026. One hike will help fund a convention center rebuild, while another will help build a new football stadium. But one city is actually looking to reduce its levy.

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Event Technology Awards & Evessio – Case Study

Event Industry News

Event technology specialist Evessio’s platforms play an integral part in the delivery of the Event Technology Awards (ETA).

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New Geelong Convention and Exhibition Centre to be managed by Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust

Event Industry News

Global leader in venue and event management, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust, has been confirmed as the operator for the new Geelong Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCEC) that will open in 2026. .

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TWT: Wobbly Travel Recovery, Flight Delays and Hotel Boom

Smart Meetings

Travel Association has released its biannual forecast for travel through 2026—including both travel spending and volume—which projects that all segments of travel, in spite of rising inflation, will likely surge in the short term due to pent-up demand and consumer savings.

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Gerd Leonhard: The B2B Potential of the Metaverse

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In fact, Gartner predicts that about 25% of people will spend at least an hour a day in the metaverse by 2026. The next wave of digital change is on the horizon, with forward-looking companies considering a leap into the future via the metaverse.

Smaller Budgets, Bigger Risks

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Another participant just contracted for their group from 2026 – 2034. Conversation Starters at Convening Leaders 2022 gave both in-person and digital participants a chance to discuss a range of hot-button topics. Jacob Slaton Photography).

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GL events UK sign five-year contract extension with The R&A

Event Industry News

GL events UK and The R&A have signed a five-year contract extension to further their longstanding, successful partnership, until 2026.

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How To Live Stream the Right Way in 2022 – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

billion for the industry by 2026, we must talk about the right way to live stream your event today. Thanks to the global pandemic, we have seen an upward trend in many companies, celebrities & even family members trying to live stream since 2019.

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Business Travel Strikes Back, A New Company Culture Dawns

Smart Meetings

The corporate well-being market is expected to quadruple by 2026, GBT reported; the difference is in the shift from employee well-being efforts being viewed and treated as perks to them being implemented as reputable business strategies.

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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.

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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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From the Metaverse to NFTs: How Event Marketers Can Tap into the Power of Emerging Tech

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A staggering statistic to consider: By 2026, 25 percent of people will spend at least one hour a day in the metaverse for work, shopping, education and social or entertainment experiences, according to a 2022 Gartner report.

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Event Industry Trends & Stats

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billion by 2026 ( Mordor Intelligence ). Even with the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic reverberating throughout the industry, there is no doubt that events remain a critical part of most businesses’ overall strategy.

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The All England Lawn Tennis Club and NEP sign new four-year deal to deliver The Championships, Wimbledon

Event Industry News

I am incredibly proud of the entire NEP team who work tirelessly to deliver Wimbledon and I, like the rest of the NEP team, are excited and honored to have been awarded this new contract from 2023 to 2026.”.

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The All England Lawn Tennis Club and NEP sign new four-year deal to deliver The Championships, Wimbledon

Event Industry News

I am incredibly proud of the entire NEP team who work tirelessly to deliver Wimbledon and I, like the rest of the NEP team, are excited and honored to have been awarded this new contract from 2023 to 2026.”.

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Attention Event Planners, 6 Event Planning Tools that reduce stress

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billion by 2026. Planning an event requires attention to detail in every aspect, be it the organization, execution, or follow-up. However, managing these facets manually can be a huge challenge.

Event Management Software That Can Be Fully Customised To Meet Your Needs

Python Events

It is no surprise that the event management software industry is expected to witness a 10% CAGR growth during 2021- 2026 as per IMARC. Events are not new to mankind. Hosting lavish events and showcasing exquisite collectables represented royalty and wealth during the era of Emperors and Kings.

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Bug Tracking Software Market in 2020: Market Analysis and Trends

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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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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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Swarovski’s Jochen Schmidt: Embracing Digitalization in Retail and the Need of Reliable Data

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billion by 2026 , Schmidt shares his insights on what challenges await retail leaders that have yet to embrace digital transformation and how they overcome and abandon legacy systems. .

The Ultimate Party Planning Checklist Template

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The popularity and demand for professional chefs is expected to grow another 10% by 2026. Skip to content Menu Solutions Interactive Floor Plans Collaborative event sales software that increases qualified leads and drives direct revenue.

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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.

Kathleen O. Mathisen, CHRO of Grieg Seafood: Anchoring Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace

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Grieg Seafood has a goal of increasing the percentage of female employees at Grieg Seafood to 40% by 2026. Diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives may have been paused due to the pandemic as companies went into survival mode.

Metaverse: what it means for tradeshows

Event Industry News

Gartner research estimates that 25% of people will spend at least an hour every day in the metaverse by 2026 – whether for work, shopping, education, socialising or entertainment. He added: “By 2026, 30% of the organisations in the world will have products and services ready for metaverse.”.

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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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Destination Profs On Getting Back to an Eventful Future

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Beyond that, the securing of the MLB All-Star game and FIFA World Cup in 2026 will help us tell our story. Three destination leaders share their vision of a better place for everyone.

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Philadelphia Records Highest-Ever Convention Booking Year

SmartMeetings

” 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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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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5 Biggest Challenges to Impact Events Industry in 2019 & Beyond

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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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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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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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State of the Union: How COVID-19 is Impacting the Events Industry

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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.

2020 52

The NFT Phenomenon – Just a Trend or Worth the Spend?

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billion by 2026 according to the Global Non-fungible Token Market Report 2022. How will NFTs change the way we do business?

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