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The Hosts and Federations Summit

Olympic Museum Quai d'Ouchy 1, 1006, Lausanne, Switzerland

The 7th edition of the Hosts and Federations Summit is taking place at the iconic Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Olympic Capital. The 2024 Summit is expected to be the largest one yet. It will focus heavily on connecting and collaborating between Expert Suppliers / Agencies, Rights Holders, and Host Cities. Attendees will have a unique opportunity to interact with one another. The event will offer a diverse range of content covering current themes, including deep-dive workshops and roundtables. Whether you're an industry expert or a newcomer, you're sure to find valuable insights and takeaways from this exciting event.

The Meeting Show

ExCeL London Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London, United Kingdom

The Meetings Show is where ideas thrive, and global connections flourish, all designed to offer exceptional value for time for busy event professionals

Micebook Awards

The Landmark London 222 Marylebone Road222 Marylebone Road, London, United Kingdom

We invite you to join us for The micebook Awards 2024—a celebration of excellence within our industry and the pinnacle event of the industry calendar. We are more than event planners; we are storytellers, weaving narratives that linger in the hearts and minds of all who attend. This year, our theme, “We are Storytellers,” recognises and celebrates our industry’s ability to craft and shape unforgettable moments. Step into an enchanted evening where storytelling reigns supreme and magic fills the air and join us as we create memories that will last a lifetime.

Prescot Festival of Music & the Arts

Prescot Festival of Music and the Arts is a 10-day festival of arts, entertainment, culture and heritage around the historic Lancashire town of Prescot, Merseyside. It is a not-for-profit community-led organisation. Prescot Festival is encompassed by Arts in Prescot, an umbrella group which organises and promotes a year-round programme of arts within the Knowsley area of Merseyside. The aims of the Prescot Festival are to be accessible by welcoming everyone, to be affordable by charging the minimal possible ticket price, and to be all-encompassing, embracing all types of art and music. The Prescot Festival began in 2005. Since then it has undertaken amazing work by improving the arts and cultural provision in Prescot. It has also inspired others to establish their own festivals. 2024 will see the 20th Annual Prescot Festival entertain audiences with songs from the shows, primary school choirs, a film screening, a brass band, symphony orchestra and […]


Sheffield Hallam University City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield Hallam UniversityCity Campus, Howard Street,, Sheffield,, United Kingdom

The Association for Events Management Education (AEME) is delighted to announce that the 20th AEME Events Management Educators Forum will be hosted by Sheffield Hallam from 2nd to 4th July 2024.


City Central at the HAC Chiswell St,, London, United Kingdom

These longstanding awards are the event industry's pinnacle of recognition. Taking part will motivate and reward your teams; enhance your reputation; amplify your success and enable some great industry best-pratice sharing and networking at the fabulous lunchtime ceremony.


City Central at the HAC Chiswell St,, London, United Kingdom

Celebrating the very best of the Awards Industry – giving those that normally operate behind-the-scenes their own chance to grab a place in the limelight.

Inspirational Venue Roadshow: The Bull

The Bull, Gerrards Cross The Bull, Oxford Rd, Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom

The second Inspirational Venue Roadshow in our Summer Series 2024 will take place at The Bull A peaceful 4-star hotel in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire with beautiful landscaped gardens and an award-winning restaurant and bar. Opened in 1688 as a coaching inn, the picturesque hotel combines warm British hospitality with modern comforts. The Bull offers 147 peaceful bedrooms and suites. Several are spacious enough for families of four, and many have beautiful views over the gardens or Gerrards Cross common. The Bull can host from two to 220 guests. Four flexible event suites can divide into 13 separate, soundproof venues to meet your needs. Landscaped gardens are the perfect backdrop for photos, receptions, barbecues and team-building activities. Just a direct train to London Marylebone in 20 minutes or catch a 20-minute cab ride to Heathrow Airport. The M40, M25, M1 and M4 are close, as are attractions such as Windsor Castle […]


Forest of Arden MAXSTOKE LANE, MERIDEN,, BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom

Looking forward to seeing so many of you at ESSA'S AGM, SPORTS DAY and CHARITY GOLF DAY  this summer. The AGM is an opportunity to reflect upon the many successes of the past 12 months and vote upon who you would like to represent you within the ESSA Board. The Sports Day is a great networking and team building opportunity not only within your own team but other ESSA Members.

Kartfest – The Village Fete

Daytona Sandown Park Daytona Sandown Park,, Esher, United Kingdom

Thursday July 11th will see Backup Tech’s The Village Fete return to Daytona Sandown Park in Surrey for more fun and frivolity. So, dig out your best tweed and flowery dresses, dust off your cake recipes and get ready to purchase your tickets, which will go on sale at 0900hrs on Monday 25th for Backup’s Partners and at 0900hrs on Wednesday 27th for general sale.


The C&IT Festival of Forums is back! ACROSS TWO LOCATIONS: BATH & BRISTOL, ENGLAND Returning for its third year, this time taking place in Bristol and Bath between the 29 - 31 July 2024. The event will be an action packed three days, consisting of content, meetings and experiences showing our attendees the very best the two cities have to offer. Our agenda will feature a dynamic lineup of events professionals engaging in lively discussions on the latest industry topics and trends. This guarantees that every attendee departs equipped with insights to enhance their already remarkable work.

PLASA London

Olympia London Hammersmith Rd,, London, United Kingdom

THE NEXT ERA OF LIVE EVENTS IS HERE London's international event for entertainment technology returns September 2024.


Olympia London Hammersmith Rd,, London, United Kingdom

The world of live entertainment technology will once again convene at Olympia London from 1-3 September for PLASA Show 2024, to connect 200+ exhibitors with 5,000+ visitors from all corners of the live sector. PLASA Show will feature cutting-edge technologies from across the stage and studio lighting sectors. Many of the notable brands have featured in major events such as the Coronation Concert, Glastonbury Festival and Eurovision in the UK, to the World Cup in Qatar and the Superbowl in the US. In addition to the plethora of brands and new products, the three-day event will host 70+ keynote talks and interactive panel sessions. Across four dedicated theatre spaces, visitors will hear thought-leaders and technical experts discuss the most talked-about industry issues. Furthermore, PLASA Show offers plenty of practical training sessions and immersive demonstrations. These offer golden opportunities for visitors to get hands-on with – and up close to – […]

AEO Conference

Manchester Central Manchester Central Petersfield, Manchester, United Kingdom

The Association of Event Organisers (AEO) is pleased to bring you the annual AEO Conference. This event brings together key players within the events industry, offering networking, insight and motivation. With an outstanding speaker line-up delivering inspirational, dynamic and thought-provoking content, the AEO Conference 2024 is fantastic platform from which to debate, learn and share ideas with your peers, which can help shape your organisation and the industry.

Inspirational Venue Roadshow: Novotel Liverpool Paddington Village & Spaces at The Spine

Novotel Liverpool Paddington Village & Spaces at The Spine Novotel Liverpool Paddington Village, 3 Paddington Village, Off Grove Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom

The final Inspirational Venue Roadshow in our Summer Series 2024 will take place at Novotel Liverpool Paddington Village Brand-new stylish hotel offers a variety of sophisticated meeting rooms, a 53sqm gym and both casual all-day dining options including a ground floor coffee shop and a contemporary restaurant and bar. Spaces at The Spine offers a range of dynamic spaces for conferences, workshops, dining and more. Located inside The Spine building in Liverpool’s Knowledge Quarter, the venue can accommodate virtual and hybrid events showcasing the best-in-class building connectivity and agile audio-visual systems to create bespoke events time and time again Located in the City’s dynamic Knowledge Quarter, just minutes away from multiple University Campuses with the vibrant City Centre just 15 minutes walk. Great transport links including Lime Street Station and Edge Hill Overground within walking distance. Prime location with a direct connect next door to RCP Spaces at The Spine, […]

Convening EMEA

CCIB Plaça de Willy Brandt, 11-14, 08019, Barcelona, Spain

Convening EMEA is PCMA EMEA’s annual flagship event bringing together the global business events industry for an immersive 3-day programme in Europe. The event attracts 500+ business event leaders from over 40 countries to challenge each other and develop ways to move forward together. It is the platform to share knowledge, make meaningful connections, learn, do business, be inspired and to grow as an individuals, teams and organisations. This is your opportunity to contribute to building a stronger future for the business events industry, join us in Barcelona in September 2024 as our journey continues.

The Event Summit

Emirates Old Trafford Talbot Rd, Old Trafford, Stretford,, Manchester, United Kingdom

Fostering collaboration between sports, music and cultural events for inspiration and growth Rick will be speaking/ moderating We should use the app research tool for some pre event questions perhaps- or a survey All PoE Steering Group members are invited to attend FOC if they are event rights holders, or at a 33% discount if they are not

International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering

Edinburgh, UK Edinburgh, United Kingdom

We are pleased to announce that the International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering (ICCSE-2024) will be held on October 21-23, 2024 at Edinburgh, UK. The three-day conference will bring together leading scientists, researchers, and professionals from various fields of Civil Engineering & Structural Engineering, to share their latest findings, exchange ideas, and foster collaborations. The main goal of the conference is to showcase the advances and challenges in Civil & Structural Engineering, in areas such as Geotechnical Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management, Environmental Engineering, Water resources Engineering and more. The conference will feature plenary and keynote lectures by eminent experts, oral and poster presentations by participants, workshops and exhibitions by sponsors and exhibitors.

The Showman’s Show

Newbury Showground Priors Court, Hermitage,, Thatcham

The Showman’s Show was launched in 1984 and is firmly established as the UK’s original and most comprehensive exhibition of products and services for the outdoor, festival and special event world. The 2024 edition of the Show will return to Newbury Showground from 23rd – 24th October. Celebrating 40 years of bringing the industry together; the Show will see hundreds of suppliers and manufacturers exhibiting the latest products and services available to the event industry. It is an unrivalled market place to discover the latest innovations, meet a diverse range of new suppliers and network with colleagues in a fun and relaxed environment. The Show is FREE to attend, so if you supply the event industry or organise outdoor and special events, this Show is for you.

Showman’s Show

Newbury Showground Priors Court, Hermitage,, Thatcham

The UK's original and most comprehensive exhibition of products, services and entertainment for the festival, outdoor and special event industry.

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