Tag: funding

Exhibition industry urged to plough EU’s €200m funding furrow for agri-food promotion Europe

The EU policy on information and promotion for agricultural products is intended to help open up new markets and it has made €200m of funding available for the purpose. Under the slogan, ‘Enjoy, it’s from Europe’, the policy is designed to help agricultural organisations promote EU agri-food products into international markets. Beneficiaries can receive up to 80% EU funding for their promotion campaigns in the...

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New Events Industry Board survey to help identify EU funding infrastructure Europe

The UK Events Industry Board’s (EIB) Working Group for Infrastructure has launched a survey to help collate the value of EU grants, funding infrastructure and service-related projects that have benefited business events across the UK. Since Britain joined the European Union in 1973, the European Investment Bank has lent €118bn to help fund UK infrastructure projects. The EIB subgroup is keen to understand the current...

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RainFocus secures $40m investment for event marketing platform Americas

Event marketing platform RainFocus has announced a US$40m strategic growth investment from JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in software companies. The funding will be used to for expansion and accelerating the company’s product development efforts, says the RainFocus CEO JR Sherman (pictured), former President at Lanyon and Active Network. “The culture and team at JMI are uniquely suited and equipped to...

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