Week In Pictures: GPJ, NEC Group Open House, International Confex

This week C&IT headed to George P Johnson's Morning Premiere at Soho Hotel, followed by International Confex, Team Liverpool's dinner at The Dorchester and the NEC Group's Open House event.

Week In Pictures: International Confex, GPJ Morning Premiere, Open House NEC Group
Week In Pictures: International Confex, GPJ Morning Premiere, Open House NEC Group
  • International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

    International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

  • International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

    International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

  • International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

    International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

  • International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

    International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

  • International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

    International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

  • International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

    International Confex at London Olympia (12-13 March)

  • George P. Johnson Morning Premiere (12 March)

    George P. Johnson Morning Premiere (12 March)

  • George P. Johnson Morning Premiere (12 March)

    George P. Johnson Morning Premiere (12 March)

  • George P. Johnson Morning Premiere (12 March)

    George P. Johnson Morning Premiere (12 March)

  • George P. Johnson Morning Premiere (12 March)

    George P. Johnson Morning Premiere (12 March)

  • George P. Johnson Morning Premiere (12 March)

    George P. Johnson Morning Premiere (12 March)

  • The Team Liverpool VIP dinner at The Dorchester, London

    The Team Liverpool VIP dinner at The Dorchester, London

  • The Team Liverpool VIP dinner at The Dorchester, London

    The Team Liverpool VIP dinner at The Dorchester, London

  • The Team Liverpool VIP dinner at The Dorchester, London

    The Team Liverpool VIP dinner at The Dorchester, London

  • The Team Liverpool VIP dinner at The Dorchester, London

    The Team Liverpool VIP dinner at The Dorchester, London

  • The NEC Group's Open House event

    The NEC Group's Open House event

  • The NEC Group's Open House event

    The NEC Group's Open House event

  • The NEC Group's Open House event

    The NEC Group's Open House event

  • The NEC Group's Open House event

    The NEC Group's Open House event

  • The NEC Group's Open House event

    The NEC Group's Open House event

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International Confex took place this week at London Olympia and welcomed a host of venues, event suppliers and agencies across two days (12-13 March). During the second day of Confex Kanya King delivered her key note speech, the Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) revealed that the UK events industry is worth £39.1bn and Claire Wormsley, director of the Global Conference Network, said that event degrees 'do not cut it' in the conference industry.

George P. Johnson hosted its Morning Premiere screening at the Soho Hotel on Wednesday (12 March), which featured a selection of speakers from the industry, including head of brand strategy and creative at Twitter UK, Will Scougal. Click here to see C&IT's full round up of the Morning Premiere, plus 60 Seconds with... Bo Kruger, Meetovation

The Liverpool Convention Bureau, ACC Liverpool and Virgin Trains hosted an exclusive VIP dinner at The Dorchester, Park Lane, London on Wednesday night (12 March). Event planners attending the dinner were told about the city's plans for 2014 as well as the opening of ACC Liverpool's new Exhibition Centre, which confirmed its first event this week.

The NEC Group launched its new conference and live offer at its Open House event on Wednesday (12 March) during the Best of Britain and Ireland exhibition.

This week's top stories:

1) C&IT launches Event 360 show

2) Creative agency bosses form new events body

3) Communication teams are replacing event departments, says agency

4) In Numbers: Shangri-La at The Shard prepares for opening

5) Events industry worth £39.1bn

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