Day: February 5, 2018

Mash TV previews EPS 2018

Mash TV looks ahead to the Event Production Show (EPS), taking place at Olympia London from 28 February-1 March 2018, in search of the ‘wow’ factor that makes the live events industry unique. Register for EPS here. Presented & directed: Martin Fullard | Videography: Karam Dhillon | Audio: Matthew Vertigans  

Breaking with convention

Conventions and business events are evolving all the time. [In 2017] one of the leading exhibitors at the world’s largest motor show, IAA Frankfurt, took its involvement to new heights with a convention that reflected the future of the brand – outside of the main event. Mercedes-Benz took its involvement beyond the main stage of Germany’s renowned motor show off-grid before the new year, joining f...

New MICE view on the Seychelles

As Eden Bleu puts its MICE credentials in the shop window in the Seychelles, our CMW reporter, attending the hotel’s bespoke press trip in early February, sends this initial gallery of views for those thinking of mixing a luxury resort and its attractions with their big event.

Durban ICC appoints new marketing, sales & events director

The Durban International Convention Centre (Durban ICC) in South Africa has announced, 5 February, the promotion of Scott Langley to the role of marketing, sales and events director. Langley previously worked in Cape Town, Gauteng and the Eastern Cape in various tourism marketing roles. He joined the Durban ICC in October 2012 and during the past five years has served in the positions of marketing...

OurCrowd draws over 6,000 investors to Jerusalem

The International Convention Center in Jerusalem drew 6,000 investors and entrepreneurs and other corporate delegates, 1 February for the OurCrowd Global Investor Annual Summit. OurCrowd claims to be the world’s largest mass investment fund and has 25,000 investors from 112 countries who have invested US$650m in 8,500 companies. Jonathan Medved, CEO and founder of OurCrowd suggested focusing inves...