Following a general strike in Catalonia 8 November, as separatists continue to demonstrate for independence, there are fears that Barcelona could lose one of the technology sector’s biggest exhibitions.
IMEX has announced the passing of its MD Paul Flackett, who lost his fight against a long illness.
13 Nov 2017
Gauteng Province and its Sandton Convention Centre (SCC) in Johannesburg have won their bid to host Meetings Africa for the next five years. The venue had previously hosted the event for 12 years.
19 Sep 2017
VisitEngland’s head of Business Events, Simon Gidman, has left the national tourism board after more than 10 years and has taken up a new role at Tourism Australia.
08 Aug 2017
The Montego Bay Convention Centre in Jamaica is to undergo a US$200m renovation.
01 Aug 2017
Reed Travel Exhibitions has promoted Angela Sciacca (pictured) to project manage the final edition of the Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meeting Expo (AIME) under its management. She will be responsible for the overall delivery of the 2018 show in Melbourne.
27 Jul 2017
Marketing budgets are showing growth in Q2, including event marketing, according to the latest IPA Bellwether Report 2017.
19 Jul 2017
A new £200m (US$260m) entertainment arena, and conference and exhibition centre is set for the North East, as plans by Gateshead Council push forward.
19 Jul 2017
Specialist media and events company Future has announced, 7 July, the proposed acquisition of the Home Interest division of Centaur Media plc for a cash transaction of £32m (US$41.7m).
07 Jul 2017
in Australasia, News
Leaders of the Australia’s business events industry have been to Canberra to engage with Federal Parliamentarians and senior departmental officials as part of the Business Events Council of Australia (BECA) Business Events Meets Parliament programme.