The UK's new Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is now available for applications for small and medium sized businesses.
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has written a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson demanding businesses get immediate access to emergency funds, to avoid a staffing crisis.
UK chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced up to £330bn worth of loans will be made available to businesses, to assist during the coronavirus crisis.
International exhibitions, events and information services group, Informa has revealed underlying revenue growth of 2.8% for the 10 months to 31 October 2019, “despite an unpredictable economic/geo-political backdrop,” said Group Chief Executive Stephen Carter, 11 November.
The Melbourne Convention Bureau has achieved record financial results, with business events drawing in AUD$507m for the 2018/19 year.
On the opening day of global financial services event Sibos, the host venue ExCeL London has unveiled a new ‘hydroponic’ arrival experience.
Tourism Australia’s Business Events Bid Fund Programme (BFP) has helped to double the value of business events secured by the country over the past three months to a new milestone of AUD$187m (US$133.7m). The BFP has also helped boost the number of applications received from the Australian business events industry, which have now reached 79 since the fund’s launch. Total expenditure by inter...