Eventia takes merger show on the road

The next stage of the proposed Eventia/BACD merger will see the former host a series of roadshows for BACD members next month in an effort to “communicate and discuss the benefits the merger will bring and answer any questions BACD members may have”. The events will feature board members from both trade associations and take place in February, with dates and venues still being finalised. The news follows Eventia’s board meeting last week and executive director Izania Downie also confirmed to C&IT that presentations to Eventia members will then take place after the BACD roadshows are completed. “The idea is that following the events, we can go out with a more formal proposal to the respective memberships for their consideration,” Downie said.

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