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19 September 2019

M&IT Corporate Challenge 2019, London, UK

Responding to huge market demand, the hugely successful M&IT Agency Challenge concept will be replicated with participation from leading corporate buyers. Organised in association with the Event Marketing Association, the M&IT Corporate Challenge will bring together suppliers and corporate event organisers in the modern way to engage with key new contacts through a creative and interactive…

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17 July 2019

M&IT Agency Challenge 2019, Wales, UK

This is the modern way to engage with customers through creative and interactive learning and teamwork. No more boring forums, no more endless one-on-one sales pitches, this is the way to inform, educate and build relationships in a fun and professional environment. The M&IT Agency Challenge brings together suppliers and senior personnel from leading agencies…

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Events to Play a Major Role in UK Tourism

The UK government is to agree a landmark deal for the tourism industry in a bid to attract more visitors and to drive economic growth. The UK events sector, which is worth more than £42.3 billion a year, is set to play a major role in the plan. Photo: David Holt. From Meetings & Incentive Travel…

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14 May 2019

UFI Operations and Services Forum 2019, Birmingham, UK

Each Focus Meeting is dedicated to a specific topic in relation to an exhibition industry issue. Open to all industry professionals, these meetings are composed of speakers’ presentations, as well as round-table discussions and debates between the participants and the lecturers.

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1 March 2019

M&IT Industry Awards, London, UK

The event industry’s biggest and most prestigious recognition programme; the only independently audited events industry awards programme. Organised by Meetings & Incentive Travel magazine, the awards event brings together all sectors of the business to reward excellence of service and product and to enjoy fantastic cuisine, fine wines, excellent live entertainment and raise funds for charity.

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Event App Reveals MPs’ Personal Data

Conservative Members of Parliament in the UK have had personal details revealed by the official mobile app of their party conference. Users found they were able to access MP’s information simply by entering email addresses with no password. Within minutes of the flaw’s discovery, app accounts were already being hacked. From Meetpie.com…

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Westminster Bubbles: Knocking on the Door of Government

Big Ben now may be hidden away from tourists, but the slow nature of industry advocacy to government was fully out on show all through the opening evidence session of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the events industry. The first sitting of an intended three focused on venues. Photo: David Holt. From editor’s blog at Meetpie.com…

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25 October 2018

PCMA Knowledge Exchange, London

It’s time for business event strategists to shift their thinking from a traditional sponsorship model to grow revenue. Companies are investing more and more in brand experiences than traditional logo placement. Industry leaders representing international associations and corporations will reveal how they continue to evolve their revenue model then guide you through an idea-sharing exercise…

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A No-deal Brexit “Disastrous” for Events

A no-deal Brexit could be disastrous for Europeans in the events and hospitality industry, according to the UK’s Immigration Advice Service. It says the sector faces a shortfall of up to 60,000 workers if Great Britain crashes out of Europe without a deal. But any weakness in sterling could counteract some of the uncertainties. From Meetypie.com…

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London Venues Address British MPs

London venues have told MPs they need more support from the UK government to grow the events industry. Jeremy Rees, CEO of ExCeL London, said that the capital’s venues were competing with their hands tied behind their backs, while QEII Centre board member Simon Hughes said the sector needs its own representative in government. From Meetpie.com…

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Event Wellbeing Week 2018 Underway

“Looking after you and yours” is the official theme of the second Event Wellbeing Week which is currently underway. The aim is to encourage sector professionals to take better care of themselves, so they can also take better care of others. The campaign has been promoting the benefits of human contact with the hashtag #huganeventprof. From Meetpie.com…

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Sustainable Meetings: Single-Use Plastic is No Longer Fantastic

Is time now up for that global event staple, the plastic badge holder? From a registration specialist whose products are all recyclable, to an event caterer transitioning away from bottled mineral water, to a venue banning single-use plastic packaging from hotel and meeting suites, here are three approaches to more sustainable events. From editor’s blog at Meetpie.com…

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