BVEP readies best bid report

The Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) will submit a report to government later this month on best bid practice

The trade body, which promotes the benefits of business tourism, commissioned industry consultants Tony Rogers and Sally Greenhill, director of The Right Solution, to write the report. Their findings will be presented as part of the Britain for Events programme, which kicks off in October, and will be presented to minister for tourism and heritage, John Penrose.

BVEP chairman Michael Hirst said: "The report allowed for tips and observations to be shared. We will put together a series of recommendations that will enable us to raise the importance of attracting events to Britain and of getting the active involvement of those who can play a part in that."

The report will be reviewed by a Visit England working group before it is submitted.

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