Oman to welcome IGRC in 2020

Oman to welcome IGRC in 2020

Sultanate to host the International Gas Union's 16th International Gas Research Conference at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Events company faces legal action from makers of video game Fortnite

Events company faces legal action from makers of video game Fortnite

Epic Games issues claim against Exciting Events after widely criticised event in Norwich.

SevenEvents hires new project manager

SevenEvents hires new project manager

Jade Davies joins from Touch Associates and her new role will include developing client relationships.

New director and event coordinator for Pure

New director and event coordinator for Pure

Agency promotes client services director and hires event coordinator to strengthen the team.

Loganair to take over cancelled Flybmi routes

Loganair to take over cancelled Flybmi routes

Glasgow-based company Loganair has stepped in start flying five of Flybmi's routes from next month.

London venues hosted 37% more events in 2018

London venues hosted 37% more events in 2018

Year-on-year increase from Unique Venues of London shows strong demand for events in the capital.

New event producer for HGA

New event producer for HGA

Becky Jones-Williams has previously worked at Event Concept and will work for clients in a range of sectors.

Stagestruck adds event producer to team

Stagestruck adds event producer to team

Sarah Saward is joining the business as a group account director, with responsibility for a portfolio of blue-chip clients.

Premier Events acquires Collective Minds

Premier Events acquires Collective Minds

Acquisition of Leicester-based events agency is part of growth plan to reach £5m turnover and 50 staff.

ILEA members reveal 'shock' over Fyre Festival failings

ILEA members reveal 'shock' over Fyre Festival failings

Members of the International Live Events Association (ILEA) give their verdict on the event planning disaster of 2017, the Fyre Festival.

Right Angle Corporate boosts marketing with new hire

Right Angle Corporate boosts marketing with new hire

Right Angle Corporate expands its marketing team with the appointment of a new executive.

New CEO and finance director for Smyle

New CEO and finance director for Smyle

Agency has recruited a new CEO and group finance director after recent accolades.

New account manager for Top Banana

New account manager for Top Banana

Steph Wilson will be based in the Midlands office working on clients in the retail, financial, automotive and nutrition sectors.

Calling all future A-Listers!

Calling all future A-Listers!

The 2019 A-List nominations are open and underway - to recognise young talent making waves in the events industry.

EMEC19 kicks off in The Hague

EMEC19 kicks off in The Hague

Conference for event professionals runs from 9-12 February at World Forum and this year's theme is 'Changing the game'.

Brisbane to welcome world's posture experts in 2021

Brisbane to welcome world's posture experts in 2021

Leading minds in posture and gait related medical conditions will gather on east coast of Australia.

LAST CHANCE to be recognised as top incentive agency

LAST CHANCE to be recognised as top incentive agency

If you want to be ranked among the top incentive agencies in the UK, make sure you complete our survey before Monday 11 February.

Upstage hires two programme managers

Upstage hires two programme managers

Two new staff join San Francisco office as agency expands to meet growing demand for its services on the West Coast.

New Bristol route to Milan Malpensa

New Bristol route to Milan Malpensa

Ryanair announces a new Bristol route to Milan Malpensa, with a twice-weekly service.

Major restoration reboots 150-year-old Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

Major restoration reboots 150-year-old Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel

Revamp enhances Royal wing which has its own private dining for intimate events, parties or unique celebrations.

First Event hires new staff amid 'massive' growth

First Event hires new staff amid 'massive' growth

Agency says eight more people brought into the team to create a business proposals department as part of expansion.

Major new 3,000 capacity venue called Exhibition to open at Westfield London

Major new 3,000 capacity venue called Exhibition to open at Westfield London

Huge venue and events space set to open by the end of 2019 in Grade II listed Dimco building.

5 tasty food trends for 2019

5 tasty food trends for 2019

Chefs from Blue Strawberry and Table Talk Catering share their thoughts on the hottest gastronomic trends for the year ahead.

Fast Forward 15 announces 2019/20 mentors

Fast Forward 15 announces 2019/20 mentors

The pioneering mentoring scheme for women in hospitality and events has announced 2019/20 line up of mentors.

Hampton by Hilton opens first property in Paris

Hampton by Hilton opens first property in Paris

The 156 room Hampton by Hilton Paris Clichy opens with the brand's first property in the French capital.

Spark Thinking hires production manager

Spark Thinking hires production manager

Agency expands production team with appointment of Alex Doughty who brings experience in exhibition and stage design.

Fyre Festival pitch deck leaked

Fyre Festival pitch deck leaked

Document for potential sponsors includes helpful advice such as 'Ideate, Conceptualise, Execute'.

Courtyard by Marriot to open 130 room 'modular' hotel in Inverness

Courtyard by Marriot to open 130 room 'modular' hotel in Inverness

New property to open in the Inverness Airport Business Park with designer rooms, meetings spaces, a bar and bistro.

The Hangar to open in Copenhagen next year

The Hangar to open in Copenhagen next year

New congress venue is scheduled for completion in late 2020 and will have capacity for 2,150 people.

Turkish Airlines to start flying Gatwick to Antalya

Turkish Airlines to start flying Gatwick to Antalya

New twice-weekly route will begin on 4 April, taking passengers from London to Turkish coastal city on the 'Turquoise Coast'.

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Six reasons to host an event at Grand Hyatt Singapore

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Central London Venue Goes Single-Use Plastic Free in 2019

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Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer adds a new dimension to business tourism

When it comes to inspiring event backdrops, Monte Carlo is hard to beat.

6 reasons to choose Sentosa for your event

With stunning venues, luxury accommodation, a wealth of land and sea-based activities and mouth-watering cuisine, Sentosa provides groups with the ultimate in business and leisure.

Quality counts in Singapore

With its state-of-the-art, flexible spaces, Singapore's Shangri-La Hotel is the luxury venue of choice.

A new age for Amsterdam

Amsterdam's RAI arena offers cutting-edge 3D and sustainable planning options for events, with a spectacular new hotel in the pipeline for 2020.

Travel in style with Eurostar

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Why Malta should be on your pitch list for 2019

The small Mediterranean island archipelago of Malta has made yet another hotlist.

MITEC: A global venue with infinite possibilities

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Destination of the week: Twickenham Stadium

Increasingly the word 'destination' is used to describe a venue that can tick every box of a client's brief - and nowhere is more befitting of that label than Twickenham Stadium's new East Stand facilities.

Jumeirah Beach Hotel to showcase new look

With news that one of Dubai's most iconic hotels is to reopen this month following a major refurbishment, there has never been a better time to host your meetings and incentives in the emirate.

Event technology: striking the right balance

The Big Questions Live event, in partnership with Cvent, looked at the journey of event tech and how to bring both clients and delegates on board with new ideas