ReedPOP acquisition of MCM Comic Con promises the largest pop culture events for the United Kingdom

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ReedPOP, the world’s largest producer of pop culture events, is adding a series of premier events across the United Kingdom to its portfolio through the acquisition of MCM Comic Con.

Report: World’s Top Meetings Destinations in 2018

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In Europe, countries in top demand by meeting planners are Spain, the United Kingdom and France. News Trends 2018 asia bali china england france global hong kong indonesia International latest macau newest paris report reports shenzhen spain trending trendy united kingdom world

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Is the Outdoor Events Industry a Creative Industry?

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So do academics that teach events management in the United Kingdom. Every event professional has their opinion on this question.

PSAV acquire Hawthorn

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Hawthorn” or “Company”), one of the largest live technical event production companies in the United Kingdom, announce the acquisition of Hawthorn by PSAV. PSAV, a leading global provider of event technology services, and Hawthorn Theatrical, Ltd.

Freeman announces new talent for London agency

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Fann brings 25 years of event industry experience to the business, working both in the United Kingdom […]. Freeman, the leading global provider of brand experiences, has appointed two new directors to its agency team at FreemanXP in EMEA.

UKCMA industry survey report released

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A significant report detailing the results of a survey concerning an industry-wide reduction in the numbers of security and stewarding personnel has now been published by the United Kingdom Crowd Management Association.

Showsec MD addresses challenges at UK Security Expo 2016

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In his capacity as Chairman of the United Kingdom Crowd Management Association, the Managing Director of Showsec addressed delegates […].

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A strong relationship with the Bloodstock family

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The crowd management and event security specialists have been praised for the mouldable, customer-focused approach which has contributed to the success of the United Kingdom’s […]. They’re one big happy family at Bloodstock Open Air Festival.

Carbonis, specialists in the art of taste, quality and style for Events and Private Parties

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The only mobile catering unit in the United Kingdom using live lump wood charcoal, together with static units that barbeque and roast, and serve high end champagne and cocktail bar.

Brexit vs. The Meeting Industry


Today, June 24th 2016, the people of the United Kingdom received the long anticipated news that with 52% of the vote, we would be leaving the European Union. So what does this mean for the event and technology industries? Since the announcement of the final polling results this morning, the value of the British Pound has […]. Event Industry Meetings Industry News UK

US Considering Ban on Laptop Computers for Flights from Europe

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Business travelers who fly from Europe to the United States will soon be required to store their laptop computers if the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) decides to expand its ban on large personal electronic devices, as anticipated.

etouches to hire 100-plus people by end of 2017 to sustain dynamic enterprise growth across all regions

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Headquartered in downtown Norwalk, CT and with global offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Belgium, Singapore, and Dubai, etouches plans to grow its team throughout these regions to meet the growing demands of […].

Visit Scotland Excited About Aberdeen Projects

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The keynote speaker hails from one of the oldest universities in the United Kingdom. ABZ has the second-most airlift in the United Kingdom due to helicopter service supporting offshore oil extraction. AECC rendering.

UKCMA launch new website

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The United Kingdom Crowd Management Association has developed a new online presence to highlight its growing influence within the security industry. The creation of a new-look UKCMA website reflects the progression which the association has made since its formation as an industry forum fifteen years ago. With a record number of Full and Associate members, […]. The post UKCMA launch new website appeared first on Event Industry News. Concerts & Tours Festival & Outdoor

Crystal Interactive

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United Kingdom. +44 Crystal Interactive has been helping clients to maximise the potential of their events through effective use of technology since 1990.

Electronic Devices Prohibited on Some Flights to the United States

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Passengers flying to the United States or United Kingdom from specific countries in the Middle East and North Africa will not be allowed to bring carry-on electronic devices larger than a standard-size smartphone, representatives from both countries announced this week.

DHS Laptop Ban Would Limit Business Travelers’ Productivity

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Department of Homeland Security (DHS) intends to implement the ban on personal electronic devices (PEDs) on flights from Europe and the United Kingdom to the United States.

Association Meetings Up, Attendees Down

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There were more international association meetings than ever last year, but on average the meetings had fewer participants, reports the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).

Airlines Offer Loaner Laptops in Response to Electronics Ban

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Three airlines, impacted by the recent decision to ban personal electronic devices on certain flights to the United States and United Kingdom, are offering creative ways to appease business travelers.

Losberger De Boer

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United Kingdom. +44 With over one hundred and ninety years’ experience, Losberger De Boer is one of the leading global providers of temporary and long term structures for the events industry.

Crewsaders celebrates 10th Anniversary

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Company founder Jeremey Berryman is “grateful to the long lasting client relationships that have propelled and sustained the company into being one of the leading crewing and staffing companies in the United Kingdom”. Crewsaders the crewing and staffing company that provides services to the corporate events and meetings industry is celebrating 10 years in business.

Meeting Professionals International Announces 2017 Boards


Immediate Past Chair: Fiona Pelham, managing director, Sustainable Events Ltd and Positive Impact, Manchester, United Kingdom. Vice Chair of Development: Carole McKellar, MA, CMM, managing director, Northern Europe, HelmsBriscoe, Macclesfield, United Kingdom [EMEA Council Chair].

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Bands For Hire

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United Kingdom. +44 Bands For Hire are a leading UK entertainment agency representing the biggest and best talent across the country.

Travel Unites Americans in Spite of Election Turmoil

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travelers are also considering the United Kingdom for their next trip, thanks to a great exchange rate following the Brexit vote in June. The post Travel Unites Americans in Spite of Election Turmoil appeared first on Smart Meetings.

Entertainment Nation

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United Kingdom. +44 Visit Entertainment Nation to find the UK’s finest selection of premier entertainers, performers and bands for hire.

Will Brexit Impact Meetings and Events?


The United Kingdom is set to exit the European Union. The yeas have it. Will this Brexit cause uncertainty for the meetings and event industry, or will it be business as usual?

U.S. State Department Issues Travel Alert for Europe

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Citing recent terror attacks , the United States Department of State has issued a travel alert for the European continent.

Think Outside the Ballroom: 5 Unconventional Event Venues

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Top Golf, multiple locations in the United States and United Kingdom. locations, with 11 more set to open this year, plus three locations in the United Kingdom.

Annoying Air Travelers and How to Not Become One

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In conjunction with independent research firm YouGov, Agoda collected data from 10,384 respondents from the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and China.

5 Reasons Flying Could Be Fun Again

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In April, security guards dragged a hapless Kentucky doctor off an overbooked United Airlines flight. That’s the unwelcome prediction of United Kingdom-based Juniper Research, Ltd., It’s been an unsettling year, to say the least, for air travelers. In March, U.S.

Translating Headphones Highlight New Google Products

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They can be preordered now and will be available in November for $159 in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia and Singapore.

NEC Group delivers further impressive growth with earnings now at £60m

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IAAF World Indoor Championships at the Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom. NEC Group, operator of five of the UK’s busiest live events venues (“the group”), has filed its financial results for the year to 31 March 2018.

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Survey: U.S. Millennials Seek Challenging, Immersive Travel Experiences

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Twenty-five percent of those polled say they prefer solo trips, and as far back as 2014, in’s Solo Travel Report , American women ranked first (ahead of those from the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and Germany) in solo travel.

Visit Britain Targets International Groups

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And newcomers to the United Kingdom will surely want to see Big Ben and visit the Tower of London. 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. But there’s more the country than what you already know, argues Gavin Landy, Visit Britain’s executive vice president for the Americas.

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Fly Like a Boss

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Corporate Traveler is based globally with teams in the United States, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Tradewind operates within the Northeast region of America and between the Caribbean and United States. Meeting professionals don’t have to break the bank to live the high life, because many programs make it easy for them to travel luxuriously and hassle-free at reasonable prices.

San Francisco Sets 2016 Tourism Records

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The largest overseas markets were China (478,000 visitors), United Kingdom (353,000 visitors) and Germany (273,000 visitors). The Bay Area’s largest airport connects nonstop with 77 cities in the United States on 14 domestic airlines. Moscone Center.

Soft targets: 8 steps to protect participants

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However, since the Nice Attack, there have been similar incidents at Ohio State University as well as in Berlin, Jerusalem, the United Kingdom (Westminster) and Stockholm. It started with the Bastille Day attack in Nice almost a year ago.

Top Four Out of the Way European Places to Meet This Summer

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United Kingdom: Get out of London and head to Wasing Park in rural West Berkshire for a private setting that can accommodate 300 people for an environmentally conscious experience.

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Interviews with Planners - Al Wynant


He has worked as a Marketing and Public Relations Representative working concert tours in the United States, Switzerland, Canada, Germany, Belgium and the United Kingdom.

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U.S. Travel Association Says Airlines Should Put Passengers First

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The most recent episode involves a passenger onboard a United Airlines flight out of Chicago. The passenger reportedly was asked to vacate his seat on the overbooked flight to make room for United Airlines flight crew.