Europe

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.

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%.

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.

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.

GL events reports €1.2bn revenue for 2019

Global event industry group GL Events has reported consolidated revenue for FY 2019 of €1.173bn, representing growth of 12.7%.

The fresh group appoints new CEO

UK-based agency The fresh group has appointed a new CEO, as part of its growth strategy and continued development.

AEV signs three year deal with Vividink

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) has agreed a three-year agreement for PR services with event industry PR and social media specialists Vividink.

Agency TEN6 Creative makes new appointment to fuel expansion

Agency TEN6 Creative has appointed Emma Egan as its new Senior Client Services Manager, as part of its continued expansion plans.

Italy’s Ega joins World PCO Alliance

Italy-based Ega worldwide congresses & events has has been announced as the latest member of The World PCO Alliance.