'Agencies need to be more transparent'

'Agencies need to be more transparent'

First Event's Joe O'Connell talks about the importance of being open and honest when dealing with clients, commission and costs.

Case study: The Dreamers Ever Leave You

Case study: The Dreamers Ever Leave You

The National Ballet of Canada and The Royal Ballet created a dream event for government leaders and industry experts.

Managing a variety of dietary requirements

Managing a variety of dietary requirements

The catering challenges that come with different preferences, allergies and religious beliefs.

Augmented Reality is changing events

Augmented Reality is changing events

A look at some of the ways event planners can harness this technology now and in the future.

'GDPR isn't something to fear'

'GDPR isn't something to fear'

Niru Desai, VP of strategy at FreemanXP, discusses how to embrace the regulation and help attendees see the value in sharing their data.

Is business class dead?

Is business class dead?

A look at whether budget airlines and the impending hike in taxes will result in the death of comfortable travel.

Interests at heart

Interests at heart

A collection of interesting hotels, venues and activities in the West Midlands, the 'Heart of England'.

Incentive Inspiration: The great outdoors

Incentive Inspiration: The great outdoors

Run, jump, climb and swim your way around the UK and Ireland with these outdoor activities.

8 incentive activities in Germany

8 incentive activities in Germany

From the castle in Bavaria that inspired Walt Disney to cycling on water in Hamburg (just don't mention the football...)

Serenity in the Serengeti

Serenity in the Serengeti

A five-day account of meditation, massages and seeking out majestic beasts in Tanzania.

Let's go Bahamas: Culture, cuisine and cuddling pigs across Nassau and The Exumas

Let's go Bahamas: Culture, cuisine and cuddling pigs across Nassau and The Exumas

If you can tear yourself away from the beach, there are plenty of hotels, venues and activities to explore.

What to expect at IMEX Frankfurt

What to expect at IMEX Frankfurt

The annual industry show takes place between 15 and 17 May and will focus on how event planners can create a legacy.

9 ways event spaces will change in future

9 ways event spaces will change in future

A look at what hotels, venues and event planners should be considering to stimulate creativity.

Down to business: Growth experience

Down to business: Growth experience

Touch Associates board directors David Bottrill and Mike Ford reveal why the company's turnover has grown by almost £26m in five years.

The Festival of Financial Planning

The Festival of Financial Planning

The Personal Finance Society put on the biggest financial services conference of the year, but made it feel like Glastonbury.

The Big Interview - the values of Virgin

The Big Interview - the values of Virgin

Virgin Media Business' head of internal communications reveals how the company's values are in every 'delightfully surprising' event.

Along for the ride

Along for the ride

A selection of the best theme parks and entertainment resorts for hosting conferences and team-building events.

48 hours in Edinburgh

48 hours in Edinburgh

Two days of sampling the finest hospitality, culture and scenery the Scottish capital has to offer.

Chamonix to Paris with skiing and soirées

Chamonix to Paris with skiing and soirées

Whether it's plenaries in Paris, luxury in Lyon and champagne in Chamonix - France has it all.

Pearls, palaces and panoramic views

Pearls, palaces and panoramic views

C&IT explores the venues, hotels and activities on offer in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Southeast Asian splendour: Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia

Southeast Asian splendour: Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia

Conference delegates can slingshot seeds, observe orangutans or crawl through the Cu Chi Tunnels.