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Is the Cambridge DMO a Beacon for Alignment to the Government Agenda?

Celebrating 25 Years of Meet Cambridge with a community gathering entitled ‘Events: Matters Arising’, the organisation’s head, Judith Sloane, combines with TBOE’s Martin Fullard to illustrate a new mindset anchored in the pursuit of policy support for both the city and the UK Government’s social and sectoral priorities. The UK’s crucible of knowledge is blessed…

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TBOE Joins Panel Session to Mark 25th Anniversary of MeetCambridge

The Business of Events was invited to join a panel session to mark the 25th anniversary of Cambridge’s convention bureau, MeetCambridge. The meeting, titled ‘Events: Matters Arising’, took place at King’s College and focused on the key challenges and opportunities facing the business meetings industry today. From…

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Dominguez Warns Against Complacency

From the Cambridge Union debating chamber Michael Dominguez, President & CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), charts the leisure-led recovery of the travel sector but warns that commitment and consistency are key to successful government relations, advocacy, and support. The source code to the recent $1.7 trillion 2023 Omnibus Appropriations Act including the appointment…

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Speaking to Government

At ‘The Great Industry Debate’ hosted in January by the Cambridge Union, UKinbound CEO and former Visit Britain chief, Joss Croft, echoes fellow speaker Michael Dominguez regarding the importance of consistency and relevance to government in communicating a new narrative. Croft confirms the need to elevate the ‘Gross Value-Add’ (GVA) in order to appeal to…

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England: Heritage, History, Geography and Knowledge

It has ancient academic powerhouses with adjacent knowledge clusters like Oxford and Cambridge. It has the meetings-friendly pairing of Newcastle and Gateshead in the North, not to mention Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester and of course London. England’s expertise is making it a world-class meeting destination. Photo: VisitBritain / Guy Richardson. From Boardroom…

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Cambridge: Capitalising on an Expanding Campus

Cambridge is capitalising on its reputation in medical science and technology, winning international events that will bring in more than 3,000 delegates and £3.2 million of economic impact over the next two years. The Cambridge Biomedical Campus is also expanding into one of the world’s leading centres in the sector. From AMI Intellectual Capitals…

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Astra Zeneca: Meetings “Vital Tool” in Medicine Innovation

One of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, British-Swedish multinational Astra Zeneca is responsible for research into and manufacture of many cutting-edge medicines. As Catherine Boissier, Associate Professor and Associate Director working as a Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control Project Lead in Gothenburg explains, meetings are a vital tool in that endeavour. From Meetings International…

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