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Olympia London Set to Reopen Before Refurb

Olympia London is set to reopen in October, beginning with a series of hybrid events including industry fixture The Meetings Show. After working with organisers and other industry bodies, the facility has set out a robust plan of procedures in alignment with the new All Secure Standard endorsed by Government. From Meetings & Incentive Travel…

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Aquatech China 2020 Hosted in Shanghai

Aquatech China 2020, the largest global meeting for the Asian sector, has run at the Shanghai National Exhibition and Convention Center. The event was originally booked to run in June, but was pushed back three months after close monitoring of the pandemic. Now the Chinese events industry is opening up again. From Exhibition World…

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UNFCCC Calls on MI to Tackle Climate Change

An officer of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has called on the meetings industry urgently to speed up action on climate change. Miguel Naranjo warned there “would be no events industry” if the challenge is not met. Event professionals, he said, had a responsibility to contribute. From Conference News…

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UK Mandates Masks in Conference Venues

The UK Government has made it mandatory to wear masks which cover mouth and nose when inside conference and event venues. The call comes a few weeks after it was announced that England’s exhibition and conference facilities are allowed now to host business meetings and events for up to 30 people. From Meetings & Incentive Travel…

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Global Recovery Project Posts New Findings

Iceberg partner UFI, the global association of the exhibition sector, and research compiler Explori have released latest findings from their “Global Recovery Project”. Visitors and exhibitors significantly prefer live events to digital (by 83 percent and 77 percent). Only 13 percent of exhibitors have sponsored online third-party events. From Exhibition World…

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WEF Annual Meeting 2021 Postponed

The World Economic Forum has pushed back its Annual Meeting in Davos because of COVID-19. The high-profile gathering, booked for January in the Alpine ski resort, will now run either “early next summer” or when WEF can “guarantee the health and safety of our participants and the host community”. From Association Meetings International…

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