development

RBH celebrates graduates from Pyramid talent programme

Pyramid, a talent development programme run by RBH, has celebrated the graduation of nine promising future hotel managers. The year-long programme had its graduation ceremony at Crowne Plaza London Dockland, in front of senior members of RBH management, and colleagues who mentored them throughout the year. Over the course of the programme, the candidates took part in a range of masterclasses, lear...

ICC Wales praised by economy secretary ahead of completion

The ICC Wales has moved one step closer to completion, with the last struts of steel set to be slotted into place this week. The venue will accommodate 5,000 delegates within a 26,000sqm area when complete, making it the largest centre of its kind in Wales and South West England. It will open next summer, with the UK Space Agency Conference taking place there from 9-11 July. The £84million develop...

Scotland’s SEC submits planning application for £150-200m ‘global event campus’

The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) has applied for planning permission in principle (PPIP) for a major expansion of its facilities, with a vision to create a unique global event campus. The £150-£200m project focuses on developing the west end of the campus and includes a dedicated entrance, additional highly flexible meeting, exhibition and networking spaces, and panoramic views of the city and Rive...

Caesars to open Jimmy Kimmel Comedy Club ahead of new meetings venue

Caesars Entertainment has announced it will be partnering with comedian Jimmy Kimmel to open Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club, which will be connected via skybridge to the upcoming meetings venue Caesars Forum. Caesars Forum is a $375m development which will expand Caesars meetings offering in Las Vegas, and is scheduled to be completed by 2020. The new comedy club will offer a unique form of entertainm...

Industry leaders oversee new venues and growth in India

This September, the Executive Committee of UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, met in Delhi. Industry leaders from companies such as Informa, Reed, and Fiera Milano held meetings with venue representatives and senior industry players in India, to discuss growing opportunities and venues within the country. “For many years, international organisers have been pushing for more and...

Caesars Entertainment unveils $375m conference centre in Las Vegas

Gaming giant Caesars Entertainment Corporation unveiled its new conference centre yesterday, 16 July. The new development, named Caesars Forum, cost $375m and comprises 60,387sqm. The venue hosted a ground-breaking ceremony with the CEO and other high-ranking staff members at Caesars to celebrate the new development, which will be completed in 2020. The Forum arrives on the back of a strong year f...