Audiences are changing, events must too

Audiences are changing, events must too

Jez Paxman, creative strategy director at Live Union, discusses the changing tastes of audiences in an experience economy.

How to retain young talent

How to retain young talent

Powwow reveals what can be done to ensure holding on to young talent is easy.

Case study: Diabetes UK Professional Conference

Case study: Diabetes UK Professional Conference

This year's event was bigger and better than before after a strategic review of its purpose.

Could dark tourism become an incentive trend?

Could dark tourism become an incentive trend?

Following research showing a 307% rise in dark tourism, C&IT asks whether corporate travel could follow suit.

Tackling the skills shortage in events

Tackling the skills shortage in events

Event education specialists The Event Academy discuss how to combat the growing skills shortages in the industry.

How to attract young talent

How to attract young talent

Agencies reveal their thoughts on the most important factors for attracting young talent.

Event professionals should be excited about Blockchain

Event professionals should be excited about Blockchain

Blockchain technology can be used to improve attendee experience at events, says Maciej Rynarzewski, chief product officer at Geon.

TFI on building communities, association events and tech transformations

TFI on building communities, association events and tech transformations

Client services director at TFI Group talks associations, challenges for the event industry and the transformations of tech.

Masterchef winner explains the importance of sustainability

Masterchef winner explains the importance of sustainability

Jamie Scott, Masterchef Professionals Winner 2014 and owner of Newport Restaurant, Dundee, speaks about sustainability.

The real value of a creative office space

The real value of a creative office space

Elizabeth Heron, director of OrangeDoor, gives a sneak peek into the agency's new office and the rationale behind the investment.

ICYMI: How have events changed over the past 25 years?

ICYMI: How have events changed over the past 25 years?

From the rise of digital to the shifting political landscape, Unique Venues of London explores how the events industry has matured.

Are DMCs a threat to agencies?

Are DMCs a threat to agencies?

A panel of agencies and DMCs discussed 'the changing landscape of third party intermediaries' at the SITE Annual Summit last week

My Dream Event: 'Alice in Wonderland meets the bulging tech bubble'

My Dream Event: 'Alice in Wonderland meets the bulging tech bubble'

Saira Dickinson of WRG imagines a tech festival on Bali's Echo Beach with Cirque Du Soleil and Prince.

How to make people like you at industry events

How to make people like you at industry events

Jonathan Bradshaw from Meetology gave a talk on 'making connections' at the SITE annual summit yesterday.

Missing macaroons and the art of problem-solving on event day

Missing macaroons and the art of problem-solving on event day

Conquering the challenge of missing macaroons became a way to help choose the brightest candidates for Paragon Events.

What did event professionals think of Apple's product launch?

What did event professionals think of Apple's product launch?

Apple unveiled its latest iPhone and watch to an audience of millions on Wednesday evening.

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24 hours in Lake Lucerne, Switzerland

Fully opened in 2018, the Burgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne boasts four hotels, a health and medical excellence centre, residence suits, business facilities and the 10,000m2 Alpine Spa.

Five top tips for selecting a technical production partner

There's no doubt technology is advancing at an unprecedented rate. So, it's little wonder that event organisers face a real challenge when it comes to understanding and selecting which sound, lighting and AV equipment will enhance their audience's live event experience.

24 hours in Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne is Switzerland's fourth largest city and the Olympic capital of the world. A short walk from the shores of Lake Geneva, Lausanne is a must visit on a tour of Switzerland and is the perfect base for exploring the Alps.

Five things to remember about Ireland

A world-class food culture, exclusive, tailor-made experiences and comprehensive incentive support are just some of the elements that make Ireland a must-visit destination for MICE groups.

Best of all, it's in Hong Kong

From swanky harbour front social spots, major venue expansion, new hotel openings and even more direct airlift from the UK, Hong Kong continues to offer one of the most exciting, well-organised and memorable experiences for MICE groups.

Destination of the week: Edinburgh

Edinburgh - unique amongst the world's capital cities: Scotland's capital city, for many, needs no introduction.

Destination of the Week: The Lugano Region

With state-of-the-art meeting venues, historical sights and mouth-watering cuisine, meet and relax in style in Switzerland's hidden gem.

5 reasons to host your event in Singapore

Home to world-class facilities, efficient infrastructure, and an empowering business environment, Singapore is an ideal destination for hosting successful business events.

Open to all: do event planners really consider inclusivity?

How inclusive is the events industry? How inclusive are your events? How much responsibility should events professionals have? Those were the big questions C&IT delegates tackled at last week's breakfast briefing, in partnership with the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board.

East to West: Canada's top food experiences

East to west across Canada: A selection of authentic incentive foodie experiences of Nova Scotia, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Alberta and Vancouver.

Get your event in the spotlight: Seven lighting tips and tricks

With technology advancing at a rapid rate, keeping up to speed with the vast array of lighting available can be challenging.

In pictures: Inclusivity matters breakfast briefing
Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel unveils new Grand Ballroom

Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel unveils new Grand Ballroom

The hotel's newly-refurbished space upgrades events tech.

Five reasons why your next event should be held in Bern

Traditional, charming and compact, yet ultra-modern, full of surprises and boasting a wide range of business offerings - the canton of Bern is every event planner's dream come true.


Global Event Planner

C&IT's annual venue supplement, detailing the top venues and spaces to hold conferences and events from our partners around the world.