Business events will soon be permitted in Auckland, after it was announced that it will join the rest of New Zealand at Covid-19 alert Level 1 from 11.59pm on 7 October. Level one means that social and business restrictions will be lifted, however border controls will remain in place. It also means that domestic travel is permitted between states. Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) chie...
The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP), the umbrella body and advocacy group for the UK’s £70bn (US$88bn) events industry, is now calling on the UK Government to save the industry from complete collapse by providing further targeted and long-term support for the sector. After a week during which the UK event industry had been expecting some positive news from its government around a t...
Organisers of international property conference MIPIM have confirmed the event will not now be taking place on its rescheduled June date.
UK Health Minister Matt Hancock confirmed at a press conference, 24 March, that ExCeL London is to be turned into a special temporary hospital able to host 4,000 Covid-19 patients (as reported 23 March by CMW).
AIPC, the International Association of Convention Centres and UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, are now making their recently developed Guide to Good Practices for the management of Covid-19 health and operational challenges, available to all industry members.
Up to 75m jobs are at immediate risk in global travel & tourism due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
A free, dedicated support line for the events industry has been launched today by UK-based company Stress Matters.
The Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) says Australia is losing AUD$2.5bn per month in cancelled business events.