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More events industry associations, including EIC and MPI, condemn Russian invasion of Ukraine  

Several events industry associations, including the Events Industry Council (EIC) and Meeting Professionals International (MPI) have condemned the war in Ukraine and released statements on the ongoing situation. The Washington D.C-based EIC, a federation of more than 30 organisations in the events industry, said it “strongly denounces the war in Ukraine and condemns the clear violation of internat...

Events Industry Council elects new Board for 2022

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has elected  its 2022 Board of Directors, with Cathy Breden, executive vice-president and COO at the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)  and CEO of the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) transitioning to chair. Breden will support EIC’s CEO, Amy Calvert (pictured) and EIC’s standing committees and taskforces in  creating new res...

Events Industry Council launches Equity Acceleration Plan

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has launched, 21 September, the first phase of its landmark Equity Acceleration Plan designed to establish a benchmark by which to measure progress for the events industry through a survey to determine the current state of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the workplace. The survey will give respondents the opportunity to share some of their personal experie...

EIC opens submissions for annual Global Recognition Awards

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has opened submissions for its annual Global Recognition Awards. The awards celebrate and honour exemplary achievements and focus on leadership at all levels and areas of focus within the global business events industry. This year’s categories are: Hall of Leaders, recognising lifetime achievement for those that have had a legacy impact on the global business even...