Event Industry Board

Simon Hughes appointed to head BVEP as Michael Hirst steps down

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP), the umbrella body and advocacy group for the UK’s £70bn events industry, has appointed Simon Hughes as its new Chair, 21 May. Hughes (pictured), previously Vice-Chair, replaces Michael Hirst OBE, who has served as its Chair since the partnership’s formation in 1999 and who will continue to chair the UK Events Industry Board and be a part o...

UK government department partners on Business Events recovery survey

A UK survey in partnership with the government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and leading industry association, Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP), has been commissioned to understand post Covid-19 recovery planning for the UK events industry. The survey is designed to provide a snapshot of sentiment across the sector, with the results being shared with both DCMS...

Leading UK events association elects two new Vice-Chairs

The UK’s Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP), an umbrella industry association uniting 20 niche industry associations and partners, has announced the election of Nick Morgan as Vice-Chair and the re-election of Dr Caroline Jackson (pictured) as Vice-Chair. Morgan is CEO of large-scale event and festival production and placemaking agencies, We Are The Fair and We Are Placemaking, and has ...