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The lighting you choose matters greatly to both aesthetics and sustainability. With more to consider for the latter than just using the latest LEDs and lowering energy consumption, sustainable lighting can help the natural climate as well as your budget.
Green vs Gimmick
Carbon offsetting and credits serve as tools which our sector employs to reduce its carbon footprint. However, do these measures genuinely promote eco-friendliness or are they merely a surface-level display of green initiatives?
Oddity Events launches inclusive event design playbook
The playbook aims to help corporate event teams start their journey to making events more accessible and inclusive.
“Event budgets are increasing despite rising costs,” according to Cvent report
The report reveals that over half (67%) of planners across Europe have had bigger budgets for their in-person and hybrid events in 2023 compared to 2022.
ExCeL London publishes Sustainability Strategy
Under the umbrella of ADNEC Group’s wider ESG ambitions, ExCeL’s Sustainability Strategy is driven by five key pillars: Sustainable Venue and Events; People, Culture and Safety; Community and Platform for Change; Clients, Partners and Supply Chain; and Governance and Ethics.
Legends acquires ASM Global
Legends provides venue planning and project management to many of the world’s sports, entertainment and attractions brands.
“Recovery trends are emerging,” according to the mia
The association’s latest quarterly ‘mia Insights Report’ reveals that between May and October 2023 organisations have seen conversion rates rise to 42%.
Political landscape discussed at TBOE’s UK Policy Forum
More than 170 delegates representing the UK Government and the global business events, associations and education sectors attended the event.
Onsite: Cvent Connect Europe
Cvent Connect Europe 2023 is nearing its close, on the last day of the event Conference News sat down with two of the organisers to talk about the key learnings from the sessions.
Around the world in venues – August
All the freshest business meetings and events venue updates from across the UK and the world…
Listen: ‘Give the industry a pound and it’ll give the government five pounds back’
Skills, equity and sustainability are becoming greater priorities for planners, according to The Business of Events’ recent 2023 International Planner Sentiment Report. M&IT editor Paul Harvey caught up with Martin Fullard, director of news and content at The Business of Events, to get a deeper dive on the report – and the general state of the sector.
EVENTIT and Catch the MICE release “The State of the Industry Report 2023”
Catch the MICE and EVENTIT today launch their ‘State of the Industry Report – 2023’ to help direct and support event professionals in these transformational times for our sector; this follows months of research and information gathered earlier this year, directly from event planners and industry experts, from across the UK.
How to use Meta’s ‘Threads’ as an event planner
Meta’s new rival to Twitter brings opportunities and challenges to the MICE world, but how can event planners use it to their advantage?
Amelia Earhart on navigating turbulence as an event planner
How to overcome trepidation and turbulence at events.
The Westminster Hotel Review: Supreme Service in the City
Attentive service, modern rooms, and extensive event spaces make this hotel the perfect central London M&E venue.
The generation game – how planners can keep on winning
Holly Patrick chats with event professionals from across the generations to hear their hopes, concerns and predictions…
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