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Major events industry research study launched

Major events industry research study launched

Three industry trade bodies have launched SASiE, a major three-year research study into the UK exhibitions and live events sector.

Manchester wins bid to stage international illumination congress

Manchester wins bid to stage international illumination congress

The International Commission on Illumination has chosen Manchester as the destination for its 2015 congress this summer.

AECC to host Continence Society medical conference

AECC to host Continence Society medical conference

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) will welcome the 22nd annual meeting of the United Kingdom Continence Society (UKCS) later this week (25 - 27 March).

60 seconds with... Zibrant's Caroline MacKenzie

60 seconds with... Zibrant's Caroline MacKenzie

C&IT caught up with Zibrant's director of association services Caroline MacKenzie to talk about the agency's new association services offering.

In Pictures: ISES London O'Irish celebration

In Pictures: ISES London O'Irish celebration

Event professionals gathered at ISES UK's London O'Irish event at One Embankment last night (17th March) to celebrate St Patrick's Day.

ICCA Iberian Chapter heads to the Algarve

ICCA Iberian Chapter heads to the Algarve

ICCA's Iberian Chapter Congress will be held in the Algarve from the 15-18 April.

Week in Pictures: C&IT Association Forum, South Korea fam trip; Atout France VIP evening

Week in Pictures: C&IT Association Forum, South Korea fam trip; Atout France VIP evening

This week saw C&IT's Association Forum take place at The Hurlingham Club; a host of event planners embark on a six-day fam trip to Seoul; and Atout France's VIP evening at the Barbican Centre.

Government thanks events industry for survey input as it 'finalises report'

Government thanks events industry for survey input as it 'finalises report'

The Department of Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has thanked the UK events industry for 'widespread input' into its Events Industry Survey at the end of 2014.

In Pictures: C&IT Association Forum 2015

In Pictures: C&IT Association Forum 2015

C&IT's Association Forum kicked off yesterday (9 March) at London's Hurlingham Club and featured an evening at the Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel.

HBAA introduces code of practice following review

HBAA introduces code of practice following review

The HBAA is implementing a new code of practice following a review of the commercial and ethical protocols between its members.

Good Practice

Big Debate: International expansion - compete or collaborate?

Big Debate: International expansion - compete or collaborate?

What's the best tactic when pursuing growth abroad?

Membership: How to ... attract non-members

Membership: How to ... attract non-members

Engaging prospective members can be difficult, particularly as some of the benefits of joining an association are intangible.

Would you still consider Cairo?

Would you still consider Cairo?

The Alzheimer's Disease International overcame political unrest in November to stage its first conference in the region

How to...engage all stakeholders

How to...engage all stakeholders

Engaging delegates, exhibitors and sponsors with Amy Ledoux of the American Society of Association Executives.

Inside the transplant society's 'Olympic Games'

Inside the transplant society's 'Olympic Games'

An organ transplant society highlights its cause with a sporting contest for patients alongside its annual conference.

Q&A: Revenue generation with Brian Smith, Glass and Glazing Federation

Q&A: Revenue generation with Brian Smith, Glass and Glazing Federation

Brian Smith discusses the association's events, revenue-generating services and his favourite conference venues

How to... finance e-learning

How to... finance e-learning

Top tips on funding online learning

E-learning: British Psychological Society on its award-winning online learning

E-learning: British Psychological Society on its award-winning online learning

After winning gold at the recent E-learning awards, the British Psychological Society's Ian Jeal reveals what makes a successful online learning programme

New oncology event attracts non-members

New oncology event attracts non-members

How the European Conference of Oncology Pharmacy succeeded in its aim of attracting potential new members to its event.

Record breaker: Registrars conference embraces Twitter

Record breaker: Registrars conference embraces Twitter

When the European Registrars Conference came to Edinburgh, it used Twitter for the first time - and with spectacular results.

Venue Paris

Venue Paris

C&IT presents the best new and refurbished venues, hotels, event spaces and incentive options in the French capital.


Destination Guide - Oman

Destination Guide: Oman

Stunning scenery, hospitality, hotels and an authentic Arabian experience.

Destination Guide – Moscow

Destination Guide: Moscow

A dynamic metropolis and business centre at the crossroads of Europe and Asia.

Destination Guide – Dubai

Destination Guide: Dubai

Host of electrifying events and sport, Dubai is one big business playground.

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