Week in Pictures: Steam & Rye; EIBTM 2013; Pullman Hotels

C&IT partied with Kelly Brook at Steam & Rye and sipped champagne at the launch of Pullman's flagship London hotel, while the rest of the C&IT team flew to Barcelona for EIBTM 2013.

  • Keith Lemon and Kelly Brook at the launch of Steam & Rye in the City of London

    Keith Lemon and Kelly Brook at the launch of Steam & Rye in the City of London

  • Myleene Klass and Kelly Brook at Steam & Rye, which has a range of events spaces

    Myleene Klass and Kelly Brook at Steam & Rye, which has a range of events spaces

  • Steam & Rye party

    Steam & Rye party

  • The Columbia exhibition stand at EIBTM 2013. Columbia is part of the CIVET group of nations - regarded as the new 'BRICs'.

    The Columbia exhibition stand at EIBTM 2013. Columbia is part of the CIVET group of nations - regarded as the new 'BRICs'.

  • The welcome reception at EIBTM 2013 in Barcelona

    The welcome reception at EIBTM 2013 in Barcelona

  • C&IT's news ed Alison Ledger tries out Google Glasses on the Moove stand

    C&IT's news ed Alison Ledger tries out Google Glasses on the Moove stand

  • MCI's Patrick Delaney receives a lifetime achievement award

    MCI's Patrick Delaney receives a lifetime achievement award

  • Pullman Hotels and Resorts launches its flagship hotel in London

    Pullman Hotels and Resorts launches its flagship hotel in London

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Model Kelly Brook's new City of London venue Steam & Rye opened to the public this week, with a number of event spaces available for private hire.

Pullman Hotels and Resorts celebrated the opening this week of its new European flagship hotel, Pullman London St Pancras, with an event showcasing the hotel's final design, services and contemporary art collection.

EIBTM 2013, one of Europe's largest trade shows for the MICE industry, took place in Barcelona this week. Patrick Delaney, MCI Group vice-president of industry relations, was presented with the EIBTM 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award, Prague launched subvention funding for large congresses and the EIBTM annual Trends report forecast better news for the meetings industry and key client sectors.

Top five stories this week were:

P&MM Live to merge with Zibrant

Grass Roots rejigs senior management

In pictures: Kelly Brook's Steam & Rye venue launches

RBS recruits Kuoni Events' Lamontagne

Alan Newton departs Grass Roots

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