Stuart Wood

Stuart Wood is a news reporter across the Mash Media editorial portfolio. He writes for CMW alongside sister publications Conference News, Exhibition News, Access All Areas and Exhibition World.

Trump and Greta Thunberg to speak at World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum 2020 is coming to Davos, Switzerland from 21-24 January.

Agency Brands at Work appoints new Creative Director

Live communications agency Brands at Work (BaW) has appointed Simon Boniface as Creative Director.

Atlanta opens new hotel close to venue

The AC Hotel Atlanta Airport Gateway is a new hotel which will open on 17 January in Atlanta, USA.

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company is boring holes in Vegas

Elon Musk’s The Boring Company has neared the halfway point of its tunnelling project as the Las Vegas Convention Centre.

Event tech company Feathr raises $11m in funding

Feathr, a provider of marketing technology for associations and event organisers, has raised more than $11m in a new round of funding.

GL events to give up management of Barcelona International Convention Centre

Fira de Barcelona and GL events have signed an agreement, which will see the former group taking charge of managing the Barcelona International Convention Centre (BICC).

Berlin Convention Office appoints new head

Marco Oelschlegel has been appointed as the new head of the Berlin Convention Office (BCO) of visitBerlin.

Australian event companies merge into Spark Event Group

Two Australian event companies, Event Workforce Group and Miles Per Hour, are merging into one – Spark Event Group.

Blackstone to acquire MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay for $2.5bn

MGM Resorts International is selling the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay resorts and casinos on the Vegas strip, for about $2.5bn.

UK Government agrees rescue plan for FlyBe

The UK Government has agreed a rescue plan for regional airline FlyBe, which is facing serious financial troubles.

Connections confirms details of private luxury event in Tokyo

Connections, an international private community for senior executives in high-end travel, has revealed final details of the programme for its first event in Japan.

CAESARS FORUM launches new US roadshow

CAESARS FORUM, the new in-construction Las Vegas venue by Caesars Entertainment, is launching a new roadshow campaign across the US.