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Irish government announces pilot sports events

The Irish government has announced a series of 15 pilot events with spectators across football, Gaelic football, rugby union, golf and athletics, from 11 June to 10 July. The government also announced that from 7 June numbers permitted at organised outdoor events can increase to a maximum of 100 for the majority of venues, with a maximum of 200 for outdoor stadia/venues where there is a minimum ca...

Government funding available to help bring international events to UK

VisitBritain has released details about the UK Government’s Business Events Growth Programme. The programme has been designed to support the attraction of international business events, which VisitBritain say align with the Government’s priority industry sectors, and the growth of the international profile of business events in the UK. Through the programme, VisitBritain will support all org...

City of Vienna provides €4m of funding to meeting organisers

The City of Vienna is providing the Vienna Tourist Board and Vienna Convention Bureau with €4m of financial support for meeting organisers in the city. The Vienna Meeting Fund 2021-2023 will also extend funding to corporate conferences and hybrid events, which it previously had not. Funding is provided for business events that strengthen Vienna as a location for business and innovation, and which ...