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Air Partner appoints new Chair

Global aviation services group Air Partner has announced Ed Warner (pictured), OBE, as Non-Executive Chair of the company with effect from 1 April 2019. He will also chair the Nomination Committee and join the Remuneration Committee. Warner is currently Chair of Grant Thornton UK LLP, Blackrock Commodities Income Investment Trust PLC and derivatives exchange LMAX Ltd, as well as a Director of a su...

New Events Industry Board survey to help identify EU funding infrastructure

The UK Events Industry Board’s (EIB) Working Group for Infrastructure has launched a survey to help collate the value of EU grants, funding infrastructure and service-related projects that have benefited business events across the UK. Since Britain joined the European Union in 1973, the European Investment Bank has lent €118bn to help fund UK infrastructure projects. The EIB subgroup is keen to un...

UK’s Events Industry Board appoints Michael Hirst OBE as Chair

Michael Hirst OBE has been appointed as the new Chairman of the UK’s Events Industry Board by Michael Ellis MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport following the resignation of Nick de Bois last summer. Hirst has served as Deputy Chair since the creation of the Events Industry Board in 2016. He is also Chair of the Business Visits and Events...