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?

Event Industry News

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

PSAV acquire Hawthorn

Event Industry News

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.

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.

A strong relationship with the Bloodstock family

Event Industry News

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.

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

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 […].

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.

UKCMA launch new website

Event Industry News

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

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.

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.

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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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.

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?

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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Roberta Odebrecht

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Professional diploma in management, The Open University, United Kingdom. Career Path: Roberta Odebrecht . Account Director, K.I.T. Group GmbH, Berlin, Germany. EDUCATION. MY FIRST INDUSTRY JOB.

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.

What Could the Brexit Mean for Meetings?

PCMA Convene

The paint is still drying on the United Kingdom’s public vote in favor of Brexit — the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union — but every industry wants to know what this literally world-changing decision could mean.

Interviews with Planners – Ruby Benoit


Her global experience includes Australia, China, France, Greece, Italy, Middle East, South Africa, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.

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A New Eventbrite Report Teaches You How To Better Utilize Email Marketing

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Eventbrite surveyed more than 340 event organizers in the United States and the United Kingdom; 51 percent were organizers of meetings, conferences, and other professional events.

Visit Europe Media Exchange Invades Key U.S. Cities

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Harrison pointed to the popularity of Za Za Bazaar in Bristol, England, which is recognized as the largest restaurant in the United Kingdom. The 14th annual Visit Europe Media Exchange (VEMEX) stopped in three key U.S. cities this month, including San Francisco on Oct.

Global Business Travel Spend Reported at $1.2 Trillion

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United States. United Kingdom. At $291 billion, China surpassed the United States as the largest business travel market in the world with $291 billion in annual business travel spend last year. Expectations are slightly downgraded for the United States.

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Managing Risk, From Multiple Angles

PCMA Convene

During the 2015 United Nations Paris Climate Change Conference (COP21), those threats were especially complex. Every conference comes with its own unique set of risks.

ICCA Names Top 20 Association Meeting Cities

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With 934 meetings in 2016, the United States once again ranked first. The United States hosted 9 more meetings than it did in 2015, but time will tell whether the new administration’s travel policies will boost or damage this year’s numbers. United Kingdom.

The Way Forward 

PCMA Convene

This was the first CASE Europe conference held outside of the United Kingdom, where most of CASE’s European members are based. Look at labor organizations, or the decline in support for major nonprofits, like the United Way. Illustrations by Sébastien Thibault.