coronavirus

Scotland’s Event Industry Advisory Group calls on Government for more support

Representatives from Scotland’s events industry have appealed to the Scottish Government to provide further financial support. Scotland’s Event Industry Advisory Group (EIAG) has recommended an extra £40m in restart funding be made available along with a raft of other initiatives including the continuation of the Job Retention Scheme on a flexible basis from this September to March next year. EIAG...

Wales to lift event restrictions

Events in Wales will be able to resume from 17 July with capacity caps before all restrictions are lifted on 7 August, first minister Mark Drakeford has confirmed. From 17 July, Wales will move to Alert Level 1, which permits organised indoor events for up to 1,000 seated or 200 standing take place. Six people can also meet indoors. From 7 August the country will move to Alert Level 0 where most o...

The future of in-person vs hybrid model for corporate events

By Katherine Frost The pandemic has changed all branches of the events industry from how we once knew it. At the beginning of the pandemic, event attendees and organisers fully switched gears to all virtual conferences and gatherings to abide by social distancing guidelines. As restrictions slowly began to lift, the industry saw a shift to a hybrid model for events. Now, restrictions are once agai...