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Mash Media announces the Event Lanyard Awards

(This story was published 1 April 2019)   Following on from the success of the Event Production Awards, CN Agency Awards and EN Awards, Mash Media announces today a new addition to its prestigious awards portfolio: The Event Lanyard Awards. The ELAs will celebrate an oft-overlooked area of the events industry – the lanyard. While nametags are a cornerstone of any serious networking event, man...

IMEX chairman Ray Bloom receives EN Pioneer Award

Ray Bloom, chairman of IMEX Group, has been awarded the EN Pioneer Award at the 13th edition of the EN awards, held in London on 22 March. The award was presented by Julian Agostini, managing director of Mash Media. The exhibition industry is full of inspiring entrepreneurs, individuals who are innovative, risky and brave, who trust their intuition, possess incredible foresight, exude self-belief ...

Conference News hosts inaugural CN Agency Awards in London

CMW’s sister publication Conference News recently hosted the inaugural CN Agency Awards on Thursday 21 March at London’s Cafe De Paris in Leicester Square. The event was a glamorous celebration recognising the agencies that work behind the scenes of the events industry, no matter their size or specialty. Entertainment on the evening included actors in monkey costumes and cabaret dress,...

That’s a wrap! All the highlights from Confex, EPS and PA Show 2019

International Confex, the Event Production Show and PA Show have drawn to a close, after two days of inspiring panel discussions and events industry networking. The three co-located events were bathed in glorious February sunshine through the glass windows of London Olympia – a stark contrast to last year’s event when the Beast from the East struck. Day one highlights included former Pop Idol winn...

Alastair Campbell confirmed as International Confex keynote

Writer, commentator and political strategist Alastair Campbell has been announced as a speaker at International Confex, taking place on 26-27 February at Olympia London. Perhaps most famous for his role as former PM Tony Blair’s spokesman, press secretary and director of communications and strategy, Campbell will be tackling two subjects that have been making headlines in the events industry and b...

Mash Media launches 2020Publishing Conference at International Confex

CMW publisher Mash media has today announced the launch of 2020Publishing – a new conference aimed at publishers looking to develop new revenue lines and products for their business. The conference will take place at International Confex 2019 on 27 February, at Olympia London. Confex is taking place alongside the Event Production Show and The PA Show. In a series of presentations from leading expe...

International Confex partners with Meeting Needs charity

The UK’s leading MICE industry trade show International Confex has confirmed it will be partnering with the Meeting Needs charity in 2019. The event industry charity was founded by leading figures in the meetings and events industry. Meeting Needs aspires to raise funds for charitable causes relevant to the events industry. Liz Agostini, event director of International Confex, which is owned by Ma...

Mash Media welcomes Graeme Barnett in new Confex consultancy role

In line with ongoing overall investment in the International Confex proposition and the growth of the sales, marketing and operations teams, Mash Media is delighted to welcome Graeme Barnett to the Confex team in a consultant advisory role. As Senior Exhibition Director for Reed Travel Exhibitions on the IBTM portfolio for 12 years, Graeme has impressive knowledge of the global MICE industry and t...