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...

Prepared for take off: Berlin’s Sleeping Beauties podcast, Episode 5

  The latest podcast episode from AXICA Berlin’s Mark Felstead, in conjunction with Mash Media, updates us on what events are currently allowed to be held in Berlin. Viewers will also get expert insights on how the next phases of the loosening of the restrictions might effect the process of hosting events in the city. There is also a new prognosis on that long running saga surrounding the cit...

Berlin’s Sleeping Beauties, Episode 4

    In Berlin you can contribute to your local environment and upcycle art all as part of your teambuilding event! Albert Einstein once said: “If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live”. Now there’s a thought with a full force of sustainable gravity to consider for your next teambuilding event.  In Mark Felstead’s latest episode of Berl...


Global Exhibitions Day 2020 takes place 3 June, and to mark the occasion, Mash Media has put together a compilation from some of the UK’s leading exhibition organisers. In the video, the organisers explain the value of their events, to not only the economy, but to the people they serve.

Dreaming of a future destination

Because dreams can eventually come true… Many of our prominent destinations have not cancelled the flow of their creative juices and have produced some stunning videos to remind us all that there will be a time to meet again and remind us of what we’re missing…   Abu Dhabi During such unprecedented times, our imagination allows us to stay together, to stay adventurous, indulgent, enlightened,...

What can the UK learn from other countries?

The International Viewpoint: what can the UK learn as countries begin to open up for international business? As part of Hire Space’s digital event series, Conference & Meetings World and Exhibition World editor Paul Colston was joined by two representatives who share insights into the current situation in both Germany and China. What the guidance is for the events sectors locally, how it...