August 1, 2017: Los Angeles to Host 2028 Olympics, How Venues Are Enhancing Concert Security, Roger Goodell Weighs Washington-Baltimore Super Bowl Bid


LOS ANGELES TO HOST 2028 OLYMPICS: Los Angeles has reached a deal to host the 2028 Summer Olympics. Paris

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August 14, 2017: Inside the Tech-Focused Security Measures Being Considered for 2028 Olympics, Tiki Torch Brand Denounces Use in White Nationalist Rally, How a Hollywood Cemetery Became a Popular Venue for Film Screenings



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Olympic Venues: Abandonment, Decay and Renewed Life

Smart Meetings

This goes for Los Angeles , as well, the city selected to host the 2028 Olympics. and is where the 2028 Olympics opening and closing ceremonies are scheduled to be held.

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The Sustainable UK Event Industry in 2050

Gallus Events

Billion in 2020, and the industry is expected to double in value by 2028 (Verified Market Research 2020). The Sustainable UK Events Industry 2050 – A reality or just a dream? The global events industry was valued at USD 886.99

Farnborough International Airshow extends GES partnership

Event Industry News

GES, a global full-service provider to live events, is delighted to announce a new contract to deliver key services to Farnborough International at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) through to 2028. A major event in the global aerospace and defence sector, FIA attracts VIP visitors from governments, military and commercial airlines from across the world. […]. The post Farnborough International Airshow extends GES partnership appeared first on Event Industry News.

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IMEX Reinforces Prospects of Event Industry Recovery


My first appointment on Tuesday was a direct enquiry with a new client for a medical congress for 5,500 people with 15,000 sqm of exhibition space for 2028 or 2030.” IMEX in Frankfurt is back after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic.

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IHG Hotels Launches Vignette Collection, a ‘Conversion Brand’

Smart Meetings

At the brand’s conception, the plan was to open around 200 hotels by 2028. IHG Hotels & Resorts ( formerly InterContinental Hotels Group ) launched luxury and lifestyle brand Vignette Collection , the company’s 17th brand in the more than 100 countries in which the company has a toehold.

Reed Travel Exhibitions launches new experiential marketing conference & expo

Event Industry News

Reed Travel Exhibitions (RTE) today announced the launch of Exceptional Experiences, a two-day conference and ideas showcase dedicated to experiential marketing and live events. The inaugural event will take place at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona from 2 nd -3 rd.

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Must Know Virtual Event Statistics For Your Event Marketing strategy


By 2028 global virtual event market could reach $500+ billion ( Global news wir e, 2021). Since 2020 the event industry has aggressively adopted virtual events.

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Guest Blog: 3 essential event metrics your technology should capture

Event Industry News

trillion by 2028. By Chris Federspiel, CEO of As in-person events have shifted to virtual due to safety protocols and stay-at-home orders, the events industry has witnessed massive changes over the last two years.

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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.

Flying Taxis and Self-directed Luggage: Predicting the Future of Events

Smart Meetings

The transport disrupter says this concept is set to begin construction in 2028. “We What does the future look like to you? Does it involve space travel? Social media glasses? Teleportation? How will all these new developments shape the events industry?

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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. Ahead of the 2028 Olympics, many of the other venues are also undergoing major renovations—such as the STAPLES Center and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Over Los Angeles Sunday, April 29, 2018. Photo by Jon SooHoo.

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People on the Move

PCMA Convene

The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Raleigh) has retained the services of Dan Douglas of Urban Strategy Group to oversee aspects of the Wake County Destination Strategic Plan, or Destination 2028 Plan, which was revealed last year. Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Stephanie Klett.

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Event Industry Trends & Stats


And, research predicts that the global events industry will bring in $2.194 trillion by 2028 – a huge jump from the $887 billion it generated in 2020.

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Book your summer outings with the Events dApp!

Event Industry News

mark by 2028. The post-pandemic summer is finally here, it’s time to go back to enjoying life while keeping safe.

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Why We’re The UK’s Number 1 Event Ticketing Platform

Python Events

The sector was valued at $1,135 billion in 2019 and should reach $1,552 billion by 2028. The events industry is coming back strong after dealing with the COVID pandemic. Nearly all restrictions have been lifted in the UK, allowing venues to start holding physical events again.

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Destination Spotlight – Melbourne, Australia

Smart Meetings

Currently, 123 international and national business events are confirmed from now till 2028 worth more than $803 million and expected to attract close to 134,000 delegates filling over 385,000 room nights across the city. Plan with Confidence.

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Best of IMEX Day 1


From Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board ‘s update on the improvements in the works to prepare for the arrival of the Olympic teams in 2028 and how that will benefit planners to Scotland’s announcement of the hashtag #IdeasBecomeLegend to promote the blend of history and innovation in the entire country. Couldn’t make it to Vegas for the biggest event industry show of the year ? We have your highlights from the first official day of IMEX America right here.

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Best Event Management Courses in 2022


billion by 2028, an 11.2% According to Allied Market Research , the event industry was worth $1,135.4 billion in 2019 and is expected to grow to $1,552.9 CAGR. A career in the “Events industry” is a viable option, according to these reports.

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Why Are Online Events Here to Stay?


from 2021 to 2028.” The increase of online events, virtual or hybrid events, has been increasingly growing in recent years but has taken off since the pandemic. It’s been observed that online events were evolving and expanding before the pandemic.

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Guest Blog: The 7 MICE hotspots of tomorrow revealed

Event Industry News

each year to 2028. As we look forward to IBTM Arabia , held in the UAE’s capital Abu Dhabi this month (25 th – 27 th March), here’s a roundup of the latest activities and developments from seven of the leading destinations and most promising hotspots of tomorrow from the MENA region and beyond. By Danielle Curtis, Exhibition Director – Middle East, Arabian Travel Market & IBTM Arabia.

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Bathroom Ban to Cost North Carolina $3.76 in Lost Business


billion by the end of 2028. In North Carolina, the economic impact of the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act , also known as HB2, continues to mount. A newly released Associated Press analysis estimates that business losses resulting from the law will exceed $3.76 billion over 12 years. By the end of this year, lost business will total $525 million. Because the lost funds represent economic activity relocated elsewhere, they cannot be recovered.

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Your guide to event marketing: Everything you need to know in 2022

Socio Events

through 2028. Picture this: you’ve spent the last six to twelve months organizing an event, coordinating logistics, and scheduling your content. But when the big day comes, nobody shows up. A situation like this is a doomsday scenario for an event planner.

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LA vs. Paris: Which Olympic City Wins for Meetings?


The International Olympic Committee made a historical announcement on July 11 in Lausanne, Switzerland, with the unanimous decision to award the 2024 and 2028 Summer Olympic Games simultaneously to Los Angeles and Paris , which each made strong pitches during the bidding process.

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Event-Tech at the Winter Olympic Games 2018: Part-1

Hubilo Blog

Alibaba Group, an official partner of the official games that have signed on for the event up till 2028 is especially focused on optimizing this ticketing process beginning in South Korea. A country known to be a technology hub, the home of revolutionary tech-giants such as Samsung , Hyundai and LG Electronics , South Korea is playing host to one of the most tech-forward events recorded in history, the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Bidding Wars

PCMA Convene

We had a great citywide here last year, in the fall of 2015, and our next opportunity to bring them back to Denver is 2028.”. Just how competitive is it for DMOs that are bidding on meetings and conventions in 2016? Our May cover story was all about how Minneapolis and Montreal competed to win the Apimondia citywide meeting. Here’s what some other destinations are doing. “I

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The 10 Best Event Management Presentations for Planners & Marketers

Social Tables

Meetings in 2028: Predictions for the Future Meetings in 2028: Predictions for the Future from Social Tables Our very own Dan Berger loves looking to the future of the events. Think about how the meetings & events industry has evolved in just the past ten years. Could you have navigated it all without conferences, blog posts, presentations, surveys, or your peers? We know we couldn’t have!

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How Meetings Benefit from Sporting Events


These ambitious goals contributed to the City of Angels winning the bid to host the 2028 Summer Olympic Games and Paralympics. Are you ready for some…meetings? From football to baseball to figure skating and more, college, professional and amateur sports bring in a lot of dough and tourism to popular meeting destinations.

Progress Report: Global Convention Center Outlook

Smart Meetings

Remember, Los Angeles is hosting the Summer Olympic Games in 2028. Jacksonville Convention Center. Proposals have been approved and dreams have been shattered on the convention center circuit. Some cities have celebrated ground breakings, topping outs and ribbon cuttings. Others are going to have to wait a bit longer for the shovel to turn the soil as expansion projects are put on the backburner.

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Inside the Bid Process for a Citywide Conference

PCMA Convene

We had a great citywide here last year, in the fall of 2015, and our next opportunity to bring them back to Denver is 2028.”. Illustration by Daniel Chang. Last September, when more than 9,000 beekeepers, researchers, and honey traders descended on Daejeon, South Korea, for Apimondia 2015, the 44th International Apicultural Congress, two groups of outsiders — a few dozen people in all — were among them. And they had all taken a crash course in beekeeping before they arrived.

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