Europe

London’s QEII Centre delivers most successful year to date

Central London conference venue the QEII Centre has reported its most successful financial year to date, with significant increases in revenue, occupancy and turnover. The 2017/18 financial year saw QEII achieve a £14.23m (US$19.66m) turnover, which is an increase of 23.5% (£2.71m) on the previous year. Thanks to an increase in occupancy ratio of 15% year-on-year, revenue through room hire reached...

London confirmed as One Young World host city

One Young World, the global forum for young leaders, has announced London as the host city for its global summit in 2019. The summit will take place at the QEII Centre, Westminster, 22-25 October, and will mark the tenth anniversary of One Young World. More than 1,500 young leaders from 190 countries will gather in the capital, making it the most international gathering other than the Olympics to ...

Commission the big issue at Global Event Summit

The commission model was the big talking point at CMW‘s sister title Conference News’s first Global Events Summit, which took place in Chamonix, 18-21 April. Senior level representatives from leading agencies First, BCD Meetings & Events, WRG Creative, The Turner Agency, Inntel, Meet and Potato, and Carlson Wagonlit Travel discussed in detail their views and shared experiences. The venue...