The Estonian Convention Bureau (ECB) has been celebrating its first decade of operation with a festive gathering of members and partners at the Tallinn Creative Hub.
Global conference and event organiser UBM’s pharmaceuticals portfolio has posted its most successful year to date. The UBM pharma brands – including the largest dedicated pharma exhibition series in the world, CPhI – have reported the launch of CPhI North America, as well as record figures for the eponymous Worldwide edition.
30 Jan 2018
Global event organiser and information company Informa has outlined the rationale behind its £3.9bn offer for UBM, the largest pure-play B2B events organiser in the world, and says the offer has now been recommended by the Boards of both companies.
30 Jan 2018
International conference and exhibition organiser ITE Group has announced a trading update for Q1 2018 and a new chairman of the board.
25 Jan 2018
Rossi Ralenkotter, CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA), has announced the appointment of Steve Hill as new the association’s president and chief operating officer (COO), effective 22 January.
25 Jan 2018
Global business-to-business information and events company Ascential plc (formerly known as the Top Right Group), has announced the acquisition of Clavis Insight for an initial cash consideration of $119m paid in December 2017, plus future earn outs payable over three years. The deal was completed on 27 December 2017.
03 Jan 2018
The Meetings Show is set to lose another of its leadership team with non-executive chair Paul Kennedy stepping down next year. The news follows event director Steve Knight’s exit in August. Knight’s role was subsequently consolidated under David Chapple, who added the job to his own portfolio, including The Business Travel Show.
18 Dec 2017
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Australian shopping centre giant Westfield, which operates 33 malls across the United States, as well as in London’s White City and Stratford, is being bought by Unibail-Rodamco, a European property investment firm based in France.
13 Dec 2017
New data legislation coming into force in 2018 will 'modernise' the events industry, according to the MD of customer insight and analytics consultancy Acrotrend.
01 Dec 2017
The new Rome and Lazio Convention Bureau, established on 21 June this year will be making its international debut at the ibtm world trade show in Barcelona 28-20 November.