Videos

CMW Sessions: The longevity of digital event platforms

For the latest in CMW’s new Sessions series of short video interviews, International Features Editor Stuart Wood spoke to EventsAIR’s Paul Martin. Martin is executive director of strategic business at the digital event platform, and spoke about how the company adapted its digital offering to meet the pandemic head on. He also weighs in on the longevity of the many new businesses that h...

Host your next business event in Melbourne, Australia

Whilst it’s been a challenging time for the events and industry and travel has been put on hold – inspiration for planning for your next event is never far away! Deciding where to host your next future international business event? Let Kylie the Koala take you on a tour of Melbourne – Australia’s creative, cultural and innovation capital. A city that drives and supports success, a place of e...

CMW Sessions: Launching the Virtual Event Directory

CMW is launching a new series of short video interviews, the CMW Sessions, alongside our sister publication Exhibition World. Each week will see a new eventprof speaking to Conference & Meetings World’s Features Editor Stuart Wood. This week we spoke to Max Fellows, an eventprof who has co-founded a virtual event directory, set up his own consultancy and is also part of a mentoring scheme in t...

A conversation with…Tourism Australia

In the new CMW series of destination discussions, Iain Stirling Zooms Down Under to speak with Penny Lion, executive general manager events at Tourism Australia. Penny describes how Australia’s events industry has coped with the Covid-19 situation over the past nine months, and shares some ideas on the strategy for recovery in 2021 and beyond. We hear about the current regulations – with...

Mash Sessions: A Creative Touch

Andrew Wilkie talks to Martin Fullard about how methods of delivering creative experiences online requires a different thought and planning process, and that there is more to running an online experience than many planners may realise.

Mash Sessions: NHS Nightingale: Events industry is vital to towns like Harrogate

Paula Lorimer, director at Harrogate Convention Centre, UK, is in the process of seeing her venue transform back into an NHS Nightingale hospital. While proud to play a role in supporting the NHS, it is time for the UK government to repay the favour by providing the events industry with a targeted support package. Harrogate is a great example of a destination that relies on events for its local ec...

London Concours 2020 goes ahead live

Against all the odds, Thorough Events and London venue The HAC came together to successfully host 2020’s London Concours.

Social media: #GetBritainMeeting

Mash Media has put out a call of action to #GetBritainMeeting. The UK events industry is worth over £70bn (US$89bn), employs 600,000, and can reignite the UK economy and reunite the people. However, it needs immediate support and protection.

Call to action: #eventprofs, it is time to act

Mash Media editorial director Martin Fullard is calling on the events industry to take the initiative and approach local, regional, and national media to raise awareness.

Hire Space presents Simon Hughes, Rob Haworth and Martin Fullard

Hire Space has shared its fortnightly digest to discuss the latest news and updates relating to COVID-19 and the events industry. This fortnight’s edition featured Simon Hughes, chair of BVEP, Rob Haworth, event safety advisor from Event Safety Plan and Martin Fullard, editor of Conference News. They delved into what the most recent announcements might mean for the industry and what you can do as ...

PCO insights: Berlin’s Sleeping Beauties, Episode 6

  In this episode AXICA’s Mark Felstead interviews the MD of leading PCO K.I.T. Group, Merryn Scholz, on a range of topical issues, including how medical associations are being affected by the situation around Covid-19. She discusses navigating the process of finding new dates for their events in the coming years and also how they are fitting in re-bookings of cancelled conferences into the c...