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VisitScotland takes innovation to Washington

VisitScotland Business Events hosted more than 50 guests, representing 40 global associations and organisations for collaboration at the Carnegie Institute for Science in Washington DC. 

How Puerto Rico rebuilt its tourism industry in the wake of Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria in 2017 - the most powerful hurricane to hit the island in recorded history.

How Pennsylvania’s new labour deal will impact meetings

Pennsylvania Convention Center management has announced a 10-year labour agreement extension that means customers can now erect and breakdown their own exhibition stands regardless of size.

US Independence Day first for ICC Jerusalem

The ICC Jerusalem stepped up into a new role earlier this month when the US Embassy in Israel marked US Independence Day on 4 July with a festive event.

AEG Facilities to manage new $2bn Las Vegas Stadium

The NFL’s Oakland Raiders have selected AEG Facilities, a division of sports, venue and live entertainment company AEG, to operate their in-construction 65,000-seat stadium.

Eldorado Resorts to acquire Caesars Entertainment for $17.3bn

Eldorado Resorts, an American hotel and casino company, has agreed to acquire Caesars Entertainment in a cash-and-stock transaction with a total value of $17.3 billion.

US marketing company Feathr acquires agency Springful

Digital marketing company Feathr has announced the acquisition of digital ad agency Springful.

A corporate meeting done right

There's no time like the present, says Tammy Ivey, Group Sales Manager at The Margaritaville Resort Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

BPA Worldwide delivers audit verdict for CES in Vegas

Global auditors BPA Worldwide has announced the results of its CES 2019 event audit and confirms 175,212 unique visitors and exhibiting staff were in attendance during the four-day event, January 8-11, 2019, in Las Vegas.

etc.venues to roll out three new venues in New York within a year

UK venue group etc.venues recently announced it is to break into the New York market with its urban day meeting venue template. With a first 4,200sqm venue revealed in Madison Avenue, etc.venues tells CMW it expects to announce a second venue contract within a month, with a third to follow, and have all three operational within 12 months. The move Stateside is on the back of a $35m investment, inc...

Georgia’s Gateway Center Arena partners with live venue Fox Theatre

Georgia International Convention Center has named the Fox Theatre as an exclusive booking partner for its multipurpose arena, Gateway Center Arena @ College Park, which is slated to open later this year. The Fox Theatre is a live entertainment venue in Atlanta. Under a multi-year agreement, the Fox Theatre will consult in several key business areas, including accounting, programming, marketing, di...

All the highlights from ECEF in Washington

With event organisers increasingly needing to seek new ways to convert growth strategies into reality, 220 industry leaders came to hear and take part in debate on the issue at the 2019 Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF) in Washington this week. Co-founder and CEO of Marijuana Business Daily Cassandra Farrington, spoke about how she had navigated some unusual political and business ...

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