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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.

Caesars donates food and supplies during Covid-19

Caesars Entertainment has donated more than 250,000lbs of food and thousands of personal protection supplies across the United States to combat Covid-19.

Charity Film Awards to go ahead as virtual event

The Charity Film Awards, which celebrates the best films and videos made for charity, is going virtual in 2020 due to Covid-19.

Australia losing $2.5bn a month to COVID-19, says BECA

The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) says Australia is losing AUD$2.5bn per month in cancelled business events.

Tech conference QODE partners with YouTube to go virtual

QODE, a tech conference based in Brisbane, has partnered with YouTube to stream the conference live, free of charge.

Mash Media launches the Mash Community

Mash Media has set up a new online forum, the Mash Community, which will provide a resource hub and place of discussion during the COVID-19 crisis.

mia lobbies UK government for grants and VAT deferment scheme

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has written a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson demanding businesses get immediate access to emergency funds, to avoid a staffing crisis.

ATEC says Australian tourism businesses are “dying”

The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) has published an open letter to the Australian government, asking for immediate financial assistance.

AIME hosts new association roundtable

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) recently concluded in Melbourne, with a new Associations Round Table.

UK’s BVEP will do ‘whatever it takes’ to represent industry

The UK's Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) has said that aspects of relief and support must be implemented specifically for the events industry.

Visit Malaysia cancelled as country goes into lockdown

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has announced the cancellation of its Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign.

Malaysia reschedules events programme for the summer

Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) has released a comprehensive list of all its events, and whether they are cancelled or postponed.

KLCC goes digital to ensure major conference can still run

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (the Centre) hosted a key conference from Canada under altered circumstances, due to the coronavirus outbreak.