A Checklist for Handling Security Measures at Government Events


In the case of a government event, it should be a top priority. If it’s a government event of global importance like the Trump–Kim meeting, well, you will have to take it to the next level. Government event organisation: A security checklist.

Top Expert Tips on Government Event Management: DPRK-USA Summit Perspective


Because politics is all about communication and debate, it makes sense that government is so strongly tied to the industry of meetings and events. Have you ever wondered how organising a trade fair is different from setting up a government event?

The Guide on Government Event Management from the Official Partner of the DPRK-USA Summit 2018


Organising a government event that is not only the talk of the town but the talk of the world could be either your worst nightmare or a knee-trembling opportunity that you can’t miss. Crafting a government event of global importance step by step.

The Top 6 Tips if You Are a Technical Event Partner at Government Events


Planning a government event. Simply meeting minimum security standards doesn’t work when it comes to government event planning. Review recovery planning policies, and add the related scenarios you might need to address at a government event.

Tactical Or Strategic: Which Best Describes Your Governing Nonprofit Board

Velvet Chainsaw

To be an effective governing Board, there must be a clear definition of strategy, defined expectations of their leadership role, resources, and finances. The post Tactical Or Strategic: Which Best Describes Your Governing Nonprofit Board appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

Confessions of a Government Special Events Coordinator


As a Government Special Events Coordinator, here is my confession. The post Confessions of a Government Special Events Coordinator by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. In this series we present real-life confessions from people working in the event industry.

How to Take the Risk out of Planning Events with the Federal Government

Smart Meetings

Up until 2012 when the media broke the Muffingate story and the scandal of the GSA Western Regional Conference changed everything, government meetings were considered a relatively recession proof base of business. Government Shutdown. Government sequestration.

Assessing a Governance System


Before you begin to redesign your governance system, invest adequate time in analyzing your current system. If your current governance system isn’t performing up to par, it’s important to understand why not. Following is a list of root cause categories for governance issues.

Federal Guidelines Free Funds for Government Meetings

Connect Your Meetings

A five-page memo from the Office of Management and Budget released in late November should mean a growth spurt for government meetings. The post Federal Guidelines Free Funds for Government Meetings appeared first on Connect Association.

Government reaffirm commitment to grow Britain’s business events sector

Event Industry News

Joss Croft, Managing Director Marketing DIT VisitBritain and key government partners have reaffirmed their commitment to grow Britain’s business events industry to senior leaders today. Image: From left: Simon Hughes, MC. Giles Smith, Head of Tourism, Heritage & Cultural Diplomacy, DCMS.

Did the FAR Lose Its Mojo in the Government Contracts World? Depends.


Following various audits, the Government filed a complaint against Lockheed seeking more than $115 million in reimbursement based upon a claim of breach of contract. As the government conceded in its briefs, FAR 42.202 is not a term of the contract.

Government to host two high-level meetings on boosting Britain’s events industry

Event Industry News

The Government is to host two high-level roundtable meetings to explore ways of growing Britain’s events industry and ways in which events can support Britain’s export drive and industrial strategy.

Government to host two high-level meetings on boosting Britain’s events industry

Event Industry News

The Government is to host two high-level roundtable meetings to explore ways of growing Britain’s events industry and ways in which events can support Britain’s export drive and industrial strategy.

Girl Scout Cookies and a Talking Stick: What It Takes to End a Government Shutdown


government shutdown by using an age-old meeting tool. government running again, it could have gotten ugly. Senators brokered a deal to end the U.S. When a bipartisan group of dozens of senators huddled in the office of Sen.

August 28, 2018: SAG and P.G.A. Awards Set 2020 Awards Dates In Advance of Early Oscars, Hotels Lack Security Protections from U.S. Government, Bride Cancels Wedding After Guests Refuse to Pay $1,500 Fee



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BVEP to coordinate event industry response on Brexit impact to inform Government review

Event Industry News

The post BVEP to coordinate event industry response on Brexit impact to inform Government review appeared first on Event Industry News. The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) has been invited to co-ordinate the views and concerns of the events industry surrounding Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, as part of initial reviews being carried out by the Department of Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS).

Advise : Advocate : Act. How the UK Events Industry Board is Delivering the Governments Vision for the UK’s Business Events Sector

Event Industry News

Bringing together representatives from across the private sector, government and VisitBritain, along with many other DMO’s and influencers, this event marked the next step in […].

7 Smart Moves—at Mahekal Beach Resort, Kimpton & More

Smart Meetings

Maria Tuttocuore Monaco Government Tourist Office’s (MGTO) senior executive of sales and marketing Tuttocuore has been named to the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s (IGLTA) 2018-2019 Board of Directors.

How Blockchain Can Disrupt Financial Services


Lending Multiple intermediaries and fees for bank loans, mortgages, credit card debt, government bonds, muni bonds, asset-back securities Both loan and collateral can be stored in a blockchain. Governance Accounting for value A distributed ledger will mean real-time audit and financial reporting capabilities. This table below highlights how blockchain can disrupt various aspects of the financial services industry. Function Current Process Future Process Impacted.

U.S. Expels 15 Cuban Diplomats from Embassy

Smart Meetings

government employees and their spouses in Cuba, the Trump administration has expelled 15 diplomats from the Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C. The Cuban government expressed great concern about the illnesses, and an urgent need to find the cause.

Los Cabos is Encouraged by, But Not Satisfied with, New US Travel Advisory System

Smart Meetings

A five-point security action plan developed in 2017 for Los Cabos includes formation of a rapid-response network for hotels, airports, transportation and the government.

7 Tips for a Successful Crisis Management Meeting

Smart Meetings

Risks may include natural disasters, foreign governments, data security breaches or an undiscovered executive scandal. Crisis management planning is like life insurance; nobody wants it, but everyone needs it. Business owners must budget for risk management even when there is no sign of trouble ahead. Planning for hypothetical events understandably seems like a waste of resources. But, like a life insurance policy, not having one is far more costly.

How Hurricane Irma Is Affecting Events in Florida


Government leaders and tourism officials in Florida are assessing damage from Hurricane Irma, which made a devastating trip up the

When Will the Volcano Let Us Leave, Bali Visitors Ask

Smart Meetings

News airport bali breaking closed danger eruption government International leisure resort safety Tourism volcano warningA volcano on the popular resort and cultural island of Bali continues to spray ash 2 ½ miles into the skies, stranding an estimated 160,000 tourists for a second day.

6 Speakers Who Make Today's Politics Relevant to Groups


In today's complex political environment, and given the many issues currently being debated in the halls of government, it can

Time Capsules, Time Machines And Evolution Of Traditional Meeting Planners

Velvet Chainsaw

These longstanding conferences also have deep-seated governance and procedures that involve many players. Is your annual meeting more like a time capsule or a time machine? Conferences that are like time capsules promote and preserve nostalgia and the past.

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Spanish music fans launch online petition in fightback against ticket touts #stopticketabuse

Event Industry News

The President of the Bruce Springsteen fan club in Spain, Joan Colet, yesterday (13 June) launched a petition on change.org calling on the Spanish Congress and Government to take on for-profit secondary ticketing websites.

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Our Increased Distrust Of Institutions And What It Means To Your Association, Conference

Velvet Chainsaw

Big business, conferences, education, government, medicine, membership associations, nonprofits, professional societies, religious organizations, trade organizations, etc. “I’m done with !”. Go ahead and fill in that blank with any type of institution.

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Israel Considers Issuing National Cryptocurrency


The Israeli government is creating its own “digital shekel,” according to multiple reports. The move is apparently driven by the desire to reduce black market activity, which makes up 22% of the country’s GDP, the report says.

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Makueni County Healthcare


The Makueni County government is this week conducting new registration for a universal healthcare program in the 60 sub-wards in the county.

drp hires its first events apprentice as trailblazer for new scheme

Event Industry News

The events assistant apprenticeship role was fully approved by the government earlier this year and Sarah Davitt is the first to join drp as an apprentice event assistant. Last year, the Government approved the event management apprenticeship standard set out by […].

The architecture of assembly

Conferences that Work

” — Max Cohen de Lara and David Mulder van der Vegt , “ These 5 architectural designs influence every legislature in the world — and tell you how each governs “ , The Washington Post, March 4, 2017.

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3 Major Challenges Facing Travel and Tourism

PCMA Convene

Highlights of the IMEX Policy Forum 2018 — formerly known as the Politicians Forum — held May 15 in Frankfurt, Germany, have recently been published in a special report.

How to run a short notice event

Gallus Events

I remember being asked to run a series of regional roadshow events in response to a Government Green Paper. Probably every event manager has been asked to run an event with much less lead in time than they would ideally like.

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Keeping Event Data Secure


Let’s say you’ve been appointed to run a government event of national importance or a confidential business meeting. Here is a primer on the strategies that we nurture at GEVME: Conduct a risk assessment before any event, and conduct it twice before a government event.

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Ryanair Brexit Warning – Bad News For Events in 2019


UK airline, Ryanair warns the government that if flights are not a top priority in Brexit negotiations, the UK could be stranded with no flights to or from Europe.

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When Is the Contractor’s Termination for Default Proper? When It Does Bad Things.


The contractor submitted numerous RFI’s, to which the government responded. ” As to the merits, the Board found: The government bears the burden of demonstrating that [the contractor] did not perform in a timely manner and that it failed to gain approval of its submittals.

Top 5 Challenges Faced by Meeting Planners


Government Regulation. A major challenge that Meeting Planners have little control over is an increase in government regulation. Air Traffic Controllers, Pilots and Surgeons are all among the most stressful professions in the world.

Lessons from Anguilla — Resilience in the Face of Disaster

Conferences that Work

Roofs were torn off schools, government buildings, and the hospital. 8AM (AST) UPDATE: Eye of #Irma directly on #StMartin , northern eyewall pounding #Anguilla , coms going down. It’s at its worst #HurricaneIrma pic.twitter.com/nda2OJdjjb — Anguilla-Beaches.com (@anguillabeaches) September 6, 2017 On September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma tore across the tiny island nation of Anguilla. Every power pole was destroyed.

Scotland’s first-ever homeless hackathon

Gallus Events

The Hackathon will bring together more than 150 people from across the IT and digital community, creative industries and local and national government, as well as the charity sector. Press Release. Glasgow to host Scotland’s first-ever “Homeless Hackathon”.

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The Edinburgh Festival how large events must consider the locals

Gallus Events

Even when an event makes millions of pounds profit, organisers can still get the Government to pay them to relocate their hugely profitable event.

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Poken helps the Marrakech Climate Change Conference go green

Event Industry News

The Government of Morocco has selected Poken, the 360º event platform, to provide its smart event technologies to the Marrakech Climate Change Conference taking place in Marrakech 7-18 November 2016.

Protec’s rapid reaction to inauguration in Al Jubail

Event Industry News

Attended by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and a number of government dignitaries, these celebrated new infrastructure projects by […].