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Virtual events for the events industry: 27 March-22 April

Following last week’s list of virtual events and webinars, Mash Media highlights some new events to look out for over the coming weeks. A listing is not an endorsement, and Mash Media accepts no responsibility for the content or any changes. Send your virtual event or webinar listing to Martin Fullard, editor, Conference News, on mfullard@mashmedia.net 27 March & 1 April 11am: EventMind EventM...

HBAA launches support for agencies

The UK's HBAA has been working with industry groups to urge for more widespread support for the events industry.

ICCA and EventsAIR announce industry partnership

ICCA has announced a partnership with EventsAIR as its preferred event technology platform and industry partner. EventsAIR has recently launched its 6th generation event technology platform and its solution will be used globally to manage ICCA events. This new partnership aims to expand EventsAIR’s position as an event association. ICCA has also recently launched its ‘ICCA Association Community’, ...

Manchester Central gathers female eventprofs for International Women’s Day

Manchester Central hosted a podcast to celebrate International Women's Day, which took place on 8 March.

Events Industry Council discusses Coronavirus

The Events Industry Council (EIC) held a webinar to discuss the industry’s reaction to the coronavirus, which took place on 7 February. The seminar was titled ‘Industry Discussion on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Identifying Reliable Sources and Factors for Informed Decision-Making’ and was facilitated by Mark Cooper, CEO of International Association of Conference Centres (IACC). EIC’s webinar fe...

IMEX Group investigates climate change

IMEX Group is running a survey to understand more about climate change from the events industry perspective. The survey is the first part of IMEX’s two-year research programme with Marriott International. Its responses will shape the first phase of research, which will launch at IMEX in Frankfurt in May 2020. The survey contains sections on personal beliefs and habits, event industry risks and lea...

UK venues and organisers urged to back Martyn’s Law

On 22 May 2017, Figen Murray’s son Martyn Hett went to a concert and never came home. Martyn was one of the 22 lives lost in the Manchester Arena bombing in the UK. Now Murray is striving to create a lasting legacy for her son, a legacy of improved and permanent public safety through Martyn’s Law.

Newable acquires Bold in UK

NewFlex, a provider of branded workspace solutions, powered by Newable, has acquired co-working and small meetings start-up, Bold.

Elevate launches season four mentoring scheme

Elevate, a UK mentoring organisation for event professionals, has announced the launch of its fourth season intake for new mentees and mentors. Registrations will remain open until February 17.

ABPCO welcomes ExCeL as preferred partner

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) has announced its partnership with ExCeL London as a preferred partner.

ICCA UK&I reveals conference speakers

ICCA’s UK & Ireland Chapter has announced the guest speakers for its annual conference, which will take place on 11-12 March at ICC Wales.

Ashfield Meetings & Events expands leadership team

Ashfield Meetings & Events, a global healthcare event management business, has appointed Jason Erickson, Steve Sanders and Danisa Frentiu as part of its global leadership team. Erickson has been appointed as its global managing director. He has previously led Ashfield Commercial and Patient Solutions in Canada for 7 years. Steve Sanders has joined as its global finance director from Hillrom, a...

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