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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...

IACC Americas Connect hosts trans-US hybrid event

The 40th edition of the International Association of Conference Centres (IACC ) Americas Connect took place on 20 July using IACC’s MultiPOD format, enabling the event to take place across three in-person meetings across the US as well as virtually. IACC partnered with Encore, a hybrid event specialist, to stage the one-day conference, which had in-person sessions in Chicago, Dallas and Delaware a...

Digital twinning line up to feature in Forward Together 2021 Europe ‘Unconference’

Cloud-based event planner Allseated is hosting a virtual event, 22 April, for European events industry professionals, describing the set up as ‘an unconference event’. The Forward together 2021 Europe will be the 2nd edition of the Allseated initiative, already tested in the US market in January. The event is powered by Allseated exVo and the list of participating organisations slated for this vir...

IACC announces Mark Cooper will chair Events Industry Council board

IACC has announced that its CEO, Mark Cooper, has been appointed 2021 Chair of the board of the Events Industry Council (EIC). The EIC is the global voice of the business events industry on advocacy, research, professional recognition and standards. The EIC board is comprised of nominated members of the overall EIC, including more than 30 organisations in the events industry. These leaders are the...