Week in Pictures: Chambers conference, Cvent at The Brewery; EMA summer soirée; Explore Minnesota golf day

This week saw Chambers Travel head to Manchester for a summer conference, Cvent launch new products at The Brewery, EMA host its summer soirée and Explore Minnesota's golf day at Walton Heath.

EMA Summer Soirée at The Magazine, London
EMA Summer Soirée at The Magazine, London
  • Chambers Travel Group celebrates at the Mecure Hotel

    Chambers Travel Group celebrates at the Mecure Hotel

  • Chambers Travel Group celebrates at the Mecure Hotel

    Chambers Travel Group celebrates at the Mecure Hotel

  • Chambers Travel Group celebrates at the Mecure Hotel

    Chambers Travel Group celebrates at the Mecure Hotel

  • Chambers Travel Group celebrates at the Mecure Hotel

    Chambers Travel Group celebrates at the Mecure Hotel

  • Chambers Travel Group celebrates at the Mecure Hotel

    Chambers Travel Group celebrates at the Mecure Hotel

  • Event planners gather at Cvent

    Event planners gather at Cvent

  • Event planners gather at Cvent

    Event planners gather at Cvent

  • Event planners gather at Cvent

    Event planners gather at Cvent

  • Event planners gather at Cvent

    Event planners gather at Cvent

  • EMA at The Magazine

    EMA at The Magazine

  • EMA at The Magazine

    EMA at The Magazine

  • EMA at The Magazine

    EMA at The Magazine

  • EMA at The Magazine

    EMA at The Magazine

  • Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

    Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

  • Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

    Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

  • Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

    Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

  • Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

    Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

  • Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

    Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

  • Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

    Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

  • Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

    Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day

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Representatives from Chambers Travel Group headed to Manchester for the company’s annual summer conference last weekend (13-14 June). Some 235 employees attended the two-day event at the Mecure Hotel, which included a mix of business sessions and entertainment. Following meetings, delegates celebrated with a 1920's themed comedy club night.

This week's top 5 stories:

1. State of the Industry 2015: Top 20 event agencies revealed

2. Manchester United 'trying to buy' Giggs and Neville's Hotel Football

3. State of the Industry 2015: Budget and talent are top challenges

4. IBTM team 'stranded' in United Airlines diversion fiasco

5. State of the Industry 2015: Agencies and clients building for boomtime

On Tuesday (16 June) the Event Marketing Association (EMA) hosted a summer soirée for more than 200 event professionals. The event was held in The Magazine Restaurant, London, which is adjacent to The Serpentine Gallery. Tours of the gallery were followed with networking, drinks and canapés.

More than 150 event professionals gathered at the Brewery, London on Wednesday (17 June), for an event hosted by Cvent. The company announced the launch of its latest event sector technologies, including the Hospitality Cloud, which is set to provide event venue owners with management software and marketing solutions to meet demand in the market.

Also on Wednesday, C&IT dusted off its clubs and joined travel trade professionals at the Explore Minnesota VIP Golf Day at Walton Heath, Surrey. The US state's UK event was used to promote next year's Ryder Cup, which will be held at Hazeltine National Golf Club in October.

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