BVEP lobbies Government for extra funding

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) has met with the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) in a bid to secure further government funding for the industry.

Westminster
Westminster

BVEP chairman Michael Hirst said the organisation put forward the industry's case for additional government funding.

"The meeting enabled a substantial overview of the many issues confronting the sector, and while the General Election is likely to cause a delay in taking some of these forward, we now feel well placed to capture the attention of whichever government is elected," said Hirst.

BVEP plans to follow up the meeting with an event at the House of Commons on 20 October.

Confex Group is sponsoring the event, which is designed to lobby the new intake of MPs for a greater influence in Parliament and the constituencies in which business events play a vital role.

 

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