Louisa Daley

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...

The Grand Hotel Birmingham to open in summer 2020

Starwood Capital Group, a private investment group, has announced that The Grand Hotel, Birmingham will open in the summer of 2020.

etc.venues to increase 133 Houndsditch venue by 50%

etc.venues, the UK-based conference, training and event venue specialists, has announced it is increasing the size of its 133 Houndsditch venue by 50%.

VisitBritain reveals new creative

VisitBritain, a national tourism agency, has refreshed its ‘Events Are GREAT’ creative to highlight the UK as a destination for international business events. 

DRPG hires new global development director

DRPG, a creative communications group, has announced the appointment of Dagmar Mackett as its new global development director.

Scottish Event Campus secures three European meetings for 2023

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC), in partnership with the Glasgow Convention Bureau, has announced it will host three major European meetings in 2023. They include The European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), the European Society for Radiotherapy Oncology (ESTRO) and the European Magnetic Resonance Meeting (EUROMAR). Between them, the three conferences are set to welcome over 10,000 del...

‘Pollution pods’ raise climate awareness at COP25

IFEMA, a fair organisation in Madrid, has announced the installation and exhibition of Michael Pinsky’s ‘pollution pods’ in the central building of Feria de Madrid. The exhibition will run until the end of the World Climate Summit COP25. Visitors to the COP25 will be able to experience the air in the regions being simulated by the ‘pollution pods’, to increase their climate awareness. The po...

The Convention Centre Dublin awarded ‘World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre’

The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD), Ireland’s international convention centre, has received the award for ‘World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre’ at the 26th annual World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals, business and leisure travel consumers worldwide. The CCD was awarded the title at the World Gala Ceremony in Oman, on 28 Nov...

Eventsforce study reveals technology gap in events industry

Eventsforce, a company which provides event management solutions, has announced the findings from its research study titled ‘Are Event Planners Struggling with Event Technology?’.

INVNT expands with nine new hires

INVNT, a live brand storytelling agency, has recruited new hires in response to its account wins and increased demand for its client base.

Wonder launches digital intelligence agency for events

A new agency, Future Live Today, has launched from the creators of agency Wonder.