Videos

Driving innovation in the digital economy

London Technology Week (LTW) returns this June to showcase the UK capital as a global tech powerhouse, Sarah-Claire Picton reports London, Europe’s ‘technology capital’, becomes a nucleus of digital innovation as London Tech Week enters its fifth edition, 11-17 June. Co-founded by promotional agency London & Partners in 2014, LTW is London’s largest crowd-sourced festival of tech featuring liv...

Singapore Tourism Board launches video challenge

Singapore’s island resort Sentosa is debuting at IMEX Frankfurt 2018 in a fresh attempt to reach out to international MICE travellers with its range of customised business – and leisure – experiences. Sentosa currently attracts 19m tourists, business travellers and locals annually, and Singapore is set to host a historic meeting on 12 June when US president Trump sits down with North Korean ...

Mash TV presents Global Event Summit 2018

The commission model was the big talking point at CMW’s sister title Conference News’ 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. Read the f...

IMEX Group CEO celebrates #GMID18

Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group joins the conversation as the industry celebrates today the Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID), 12 April. “The global meetings industry has taken great strides forward since 2001 when we launched the IMEX concept and I became totally involved,” says Bauer. “Looking back at the last decade I think there were four huge tipping points for the international meeting...

Countdown to London Tech Week (LTW) 2018

London’s largest crowd-sourced festival of tech, London Tech Week (LTW) 2018, is Europe’s largest festival of live tech events that takes place from 11-17 June. This festival of tech and innovation brings together some 55,000 attendees with hundreds of crowd-sourced and anchor events taking place across the city. Included in the lineup is the LeadersIn Tech Summit, TechXLR8 and the Prince’s ...

Revamped Congress Center Hamburg set to open in 2020

The Congress Center Hamburg (CCH) in Germany has been modernising and remodelling since 2017, and, from 2020, the new venue (totalling 36,000sqm) will be among Europe’s largest convention centres. Heike Mahmoud, chief operating officer, CCH, comments: “While the construction work progresses, our CCHange Campaign focuses on a digital marketing strategy.” At the upcoming IMEX in Frankfurt, clients c...

Commonwealth’s golden host

Over 6,600 athletes and officials from 70 Commonwealth nations and territories converged on 4 April to take part in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) in the Gold Coast, Queensland. The largest sporting event Australia has hosted this decade, the 11-day long competition concludes on 15 April. Host to the GC2018, the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre inQueensland is the large...

Kofler Group brings London to German buyers

Germany-based location platform fiylo International is expanding hard into the UK market, in a move that will allow more German planners to search and book venues in London. German premium catering company Kofler & Kompanie has been working with fiylo on venue marketing for 10 years. Now the partnership will offer 10 event locations in London immediately with 50 to follow soon on the fiylo ven...

The Hague lights up for World TB Day

Major buildings throughout The Hague lit up in red to raise awareness and show commitment to ending Tuberculosis (TB), as part of the annual global initiative, which takes place on 24 March. World TB Day is a joint campaign by the Stop TB Partnership and the World Health Organisation (WHO). It encourages cities around the world to light up their landmarks in support of fighting for a world without...

London launch of Kensington Palace Pavilion

Costumed actors dressed as Henry VIII, Charles I and Queen Victoria, welcomed over 300 guests to Kensington Palace, London, 21 March, to the exclusive launch event of the new Kensington Palace Pavilion. The venue is one of six venues cared for by independent charity Historic Royal Palaces. Situated on the palace lawns, the new space overlooks the sunken garden and will be available to host an excl...

Farnborough International shows off its new conference baby

The new facility at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre in southern England is open for business. At 20,000sqm, and able to accommodate up to 10,000 guests, this £30m (US$41.4m) purpose-built centre brings new, modern event space to market for organisers. Located at the home of the Farnborough International Airshow, the new centre is accessible from the M3 and Heathrow A...

Welcome to International Confex 2018

International Confex is here at last. Mash TV meets an exhibitor, keynote speaker and the event organiser ahead of the event industry’s biggest show, taking place at Olympia London, 28 February-1 March.