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

Event Industry News

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.

Showsec MD addresses challenges at UK Security Expo 2016

Event Industry News

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

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UKCMA industry survey report released

Event Industry News

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.

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.

The #EventProfs Network Community kick-starts 2017 with upcoming events and new technology partner

Event Industry News

The #EventProfs Network Community has been recently relaunched under the leadership of Wil Watts, an established event manager and venue finder with over 10 years of experience in the United Kingdom.

5 Reasons Flying Could Be Fun Again

Smart Meetings

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […].

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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

PCMA Convene

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.

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.

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US Considering Ban on Laptop Computers for Flights from Europe

Smart Meetings

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.

Will Brexit Impact Meetings and Events?

Eventinterface

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. 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.

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.

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

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.

The Conference Planner’s Ultimate To-Do List

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a well-known event production agency in the United Kingdom. Conferences and other corporate events can be stressful and daunting. However, if you approach them in an organized and systematic way , they are—dare we say—a breeze.

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.

Tailor-Made Team Building

Smart Meetings

Founded in 2000, this chain of golf-based theme parks operates 28 locations across the United States and three in the United Kingdom, with seven more set to open this year. Editor’s note: We’re trying something new!

Brexit vs. The Meeting Industry

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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

Banksy Opens Art Hotel with “the Worst View in the World”

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I don’t know why, but it felt like a good time to reflect on what happens when the United Kingdom makes a huge political decision without fully comprehending the consequences.” First he debuted Dismaland, a deliberately depressing theme park.

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.

Convene’s 26th Annual Meetings Market Survey

PCMA Convene

Forty-three percent of respondents (down from 50 percent in the 2015 survey) report that they will be holding meetings outside the United States in the future. United Kingdom 37%.

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Bracing for Brexit

PCMA Convene

The United Kingdom’s vote on June 23 to withdraw from the European Union was just that: a vote.

Meeting Professionals International Announces 2017 Boards

Eventinterface

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].

A Hacker Walks Into a Beehive

PCMA Convene

In the United States alone, nearly one-third of beehives have succumbed to colony-collapse disorder in recent years; last September, seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bees landed on the U.S. Soon, Cisco offices in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom followed suit.