Sun Tzu and Charles Darwin gave some advice that still rings true today, says Aonia’s CEO Daniel Chua.
Cheerful Twentyfirst boss talks about the challenges of going through an acquisition in the middle of the coronavirus crisis.
All the latest postponements and cancellations as the world deals with the spread of coronavirus.
Nearly 2,000 event professionals contributed to C&IT's Impact of Coronavirus Report and gave their thoughts on what the future holds.
Experts answer key FAQs about the tricky decisions businesses need to make around furloughs and offer guidance on the job retention scheme.
Which international convention centres are becoming temporary hospitals to manage spikes in coronavirus cases?
WRG’s Ben Atherton predicts how the industry might adjust when normality returns to live events.
Part four of C&IT’s global Impact of Coronavirus Report, we find out which regions are most concerned about job security.
As the UK came together to thank frontline healthcare workers, venues did their bit to mark the occasion.
Relief for freelancers welcomed by HBAA chair amid concerns many will have to take out loans before a payout in June.
Nearly 2,000 MICE professionals reveal whether their company has banned business travel in part three of C&IT's Impact of Coronavirus Report.
The conference venue is expected to be ready for action as a huge coronavirus hospital by next week.
A detailed event schedule doesn’t leave much room for flexibility or self-expression, says INVNT’s Adam Harriden.
A need for more detailed contracts has been highlighted in C&IT’s Impact of Coronavirus Report, which surveyed 2,000 event professionals.
The deal marks Aeorema's 'conviction in the future and recovery of the events and MICE industry'.
A nearly $2-trillion package will boost the US economy amid the COVID-19 outbreak after both sides of the senate reached an agreement.
Help by phone and Whatsapp is available to event professionals who would like to talk to a trained mental health first aider.
Airlines must adhere to IATA regulations where flights have been cancelled due to COVID-19, says the Business Travel Association.
C&IT’s international survey of 2,000 MICE professionals finds majority of companies, hotels and venues are 'very worried'.
Current situation in countries around the world has been assessed in the latest report from a risk intelligence company.
Military and NHS officials have met to discuss plans to convert the London venue into a temporary 4,000-bed hospital.
Inconnection predicts that the sudden demand for virtual will create more demand for hybrid and satellite events.
Employers can access the Job Retention Scheme to continue paying 80% of the salary for employees that would have been laid off.
A proposed relief package was blocked in the US Senate over the weekend, which would have included billions for hotels and airlines.
Immediate support is needed in this ‘dire situation’, says chair of Business Events Council of Australia.
US-based agency found a way to ensure the flowers intended for several corporate events didn't go to waste when they had to be cancelled.
Hotels have offered beds to London’s rough sleepers, as well as NHS workers, to support them during the coronavirus pandemic.
Agency boss and HBAA chair want the chancellor's financial support to go further, helping freelancers and the self-employed.
Conor Maher from Ellis Jones Solicitors explains what the options are when a contract can not be fulfilled because of COVID-19.
As many employers pause hiring plans, recruiters are considering how fair and inclusive virtual assessment and selection methods are.
Innovation and creativity can come from times of difficulty, says C&IT's editor Calum Di Lieto.
There's an abundance of advice out there about how as an employer you should deal with the fallout from the coronavirus.
Technology has a massive part to play in helping us through this period, says DRPG’s Dale Parmenter.
Identity worked with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for an event with keynote speakers including Amal Clooney and Jeremy Hunt.
Creative events agency Aspect reports a signficant expansion with the appointment of three new key team members.
As more of us are forced to work from home, positive employee mindsets will become even more important says author and CEO Chris Dyer.
C&IT's associate editor examines how closing down schools because of coronavirus will affect event professionals with young families.
Iconic music festival to have ‘enforced fallow year’ following government guidance regarding large gatherings.
With the world’s biggest live event set to open in Dubai in October, organisers released a statement about the coronavirus threat.
MIA wants more long-term support from the UK government, while BVEP expresses anger over the way the crisis has been handled.
This is an opportunity to reinforce the importance of meetings and conferences, says the MD of Speakers Corner.
Commentators and industry leaders demand more government intervention as the latest advice is met with criticism.
Please complete our quick industry survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on event professionals around the world.
Petition asks for the government to provide financial assistance to events businesses suffering from cancellations.
Venues, hotels and event organisers tweak policies as COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the MICE sector.
TEN6 Creative turned what would have been a wasted event into a spontaneous gathering for industry colleagues and friends.
Risk intelligence company updates report with a list of countries to avoid and those where risk is more limited.
As coronavirus continues to cause event disruption, planners are turning to digital platforms to ensure meetings can go ahead.
Planners enjoyed the best of the English countryside on a FAM trip in West Sussex.
A look at what the future may hold as a long list of high profile corporate, tech and sporting events tumble in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Convention and Exhibition Bureau takes decision based on ‘the evolving COVID-19 pandemic’.
Industry leaders say the budget doesn’t take into account the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on larger businesses.
Major industry trade show is the latest event to succumb after Germany's health minister calls for a ban on large events.
A postponement programme was swiftly deployed to deal with the impact of coronavirus on the events sector.
C&IT caught up with Amy Kean, co-founder of the diversity charter aiming to put an end to ‘manels’ everywhere.
A tech company’s management team spent a day making and eating some delicious Spanish food.
Survey of HR professionals looks at the extent of event cancellations and travel restrictions imposed.
Industry bodies, venues and suppliers have all called for assistance from the Chancellor in tomorrow’s Budget announcement.
Brighton-based events agency appoints MD who will join the board and lead company's development and strategy.
As C&IT expands its reach globally, we've launched the C&IT Awards Americas to recognise the best in US events.
New hire joins from TRO Group to lead a team of creatives and designers from the agency’s London office.
The positive impact of an event can reach far beyond its attendees, says co-founder of female leadership conference WNORTH.
Industry faces 'fundamental changes' over Covid-19 outbreak, with freelancers particularly affected, says agency CEO.
L’oscar London has three new spaces for private events and the largest is set within a Grade II Listed chapel.
C&IT went to a Scottish dinner and learned how even small gestures can help combat climate change.
Despite the benefits for busy event professionals, the realities of ditching the office don't always live up to the hype.
UK airline says the hit on demand for air travel caused by the coronavirus was partly to blame for the collapse.
IMEX Frankfurt issues statement after multiple major events cancelled across Europe because of coronavirus.
Co-founder of Maddox Events gives her tips on how a conference can achieve real diversity and inclusion.
Delegates asked surgeons questions during live operations at the Advanced Cardiovascular Intervention conference.
George P. Johnson grows its integrated production team with one hire and two promotions.
Omanexpo has delayed one of the most important oil and gas events in the Middle East by six months because of travel fears.
Association makes leadership team changes to better support event professionals with Covid-19 crisis management.
Event Academy's Industry Trend Report reveals priorities for planners in the coming year.
Milton Keynes conference centre is back to ‘business as usual’ after housing Britons returning from Wuhan in China.
Worldwide counter-measures have been strongly condemned, as UK government holds emergency Cobra committee meeting.
Event agency aims to grow its live and digital storytelling capabilities with acquisition of New York-based brand strategy specialists.
Events sector must do more to mitigate the impact – both financial and environmental – on clients and delegates, says BCD M&E senior director.
The popularity of small-scale live events will only grow in the coming years says an agency director at OrangeDoor.
What event planners need to know about insurance cover if their event is cancelled or postponed over the coronavirus outbreak.
Pharmaceutical specialist with a turnover of £10m has been bought out by the live events agency.
The conference saw a rise in registrations amid reduced levels of international travel.
The airline says the new design is a “game-changer” for economy-class customers on long-haul flights.
A government subsidy aims to reinvigorate the conferences and events industry after event cancellations.
Event industry must stop thinking 'if you’re not physically in the room, you’re a no-show’ says video platform CCO.
Doctor Helen Grote describes how to make events more inclusive for disabled delegates.
Home Office is consulting on 'Martyn's Law' to protect fans at concerts and large-scale events.
Annual festival adds to a long list of pulled events while a global agency talks of cancellations, postponements and a move to virtual meetings.
On a trip to Istanbul, C&IT's senior reporter got a more authentic Turkish bath experience than she bargained for.
C&IT's associate editor reviews a country house hotel dating back to 1322 with Italianate architecture and luxury interiors.
Country estate Alrewas Hayes hosted the 25th anniversary of the Hope and Homes for Children fundraiser.
As IBTM APAC gets postponed, agencies tell C&IT what they are doing to meet the challenges posed by the outbreak.
Organisers have postponed the inaugural IBTM Asia Pacific due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
More than 10.6million guests have had their data leaked after the cyber attack, according to reports.
Australian and New Zealander event planners need a more technology-driven approach, according to new research by Cvent.
New charter aims to eliminate 'manels' and offers guidelines for making events more diverse, on and off stage.
New research draws on official government flight data to reveal locations most popular with UK business travellers going overseas in the last year.
With reports that another key congress may be cancelled, agencies explain how they have been taking stock.
The airline makes 10-year commitment to mitigate all emissions from March 2020.
Agency features on the Sunday Times International Track 200 and predicts big things for the year ahead.
Discover this established academic and business hub that is set to inspire your delegates and make their creativity flourish
For planners looking for luxury, stunning scenery and fully functional venues, Monaco provides a perfect taste of the stunning French Riviera. Here are three reasons why should consider it...
The resplendent and ivory-hued colonial hotel, Raffles Singapore, is a historical and glamourous icon.
For planners looking for a stand-out convention centre for their next event, Expo Tel Aviv on Israel's Mediterranean coast could be the perfect place. Here's five stand-out facts about this leading international venue...
Corporate and agency event planners discussed how data is changing the way they plan and measure their event success.
C&IT's 2019 A-Listers experienced a luxury stay at the five star Hayfield Manor in Cork.
Known for the warmth and hospitality, Taiwan boasts stunning scenery, lively cultures, and continuously updates and increases its convention infrastructure.
Do you face a daily battle with the board? C&IT, in partnership with Cvent, ran a roundtable dinner discussion for corporate planners to talk about their tips and tricks.
If it's year-round Mediterranean climate, abundance of world-class venues and inspiring luxury experiences weren't enough to tempt you to hold a winter event in Monaco, then this latest offer from the Principality definitely will.
SongDivision made immersive music a key element of Rolls-Royce's annual Excellence Awards.
At the southern tip of Japan, this remarkable island provides inspiration for even the most demanding planners and all the facilities to fulfil their needs.
Post-event feedback, whether it is positive or negative, is incredibly important.
It's been a record-breaking year for Belfast with stand-out numbers for business tourism sales and awards galore.