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Informa Makes Proposal to Acquire Ascential in £1.2bn Deal

From Exhibition World: Following recent movement in the company’s share price, the Board of Ascential, owners of the Cannes Lions festival and Money20/20, has confirmed, 23 July, that it has received a conditional proposal from UK events group Informa PLC to acquire the entire share capital of Ascential at 568 pence per share – approximately…

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DI Launches Initiatives and Recognises Industry Achievements

From Conference & Meetings World: Destinations International (DI), the premier association representing destination organisations and convention and visitors bureaus (CVBs), has recently unveiled several initiatives and recognised outstanding industry achievements at its 2024 Annual Convention in Tampa, Florida. These initiatives and recognitions underscore DI’s commitment to accessibility, advocacy, professional development and industry excellence within the…

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What Does a New Labour Government Mean for the Events Industry?

From Exhibition News: With the results now in, the Labour Party has emerged victorious as the new governing party of the United Kingdom, with Kier Starmer leading his party to a resounding landslide victory. This political shift will – hopefully – usher in a new era of optimism and ambition, not just for the nation…

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Informa ‘Changes Gears’ as it Delivers 10% Growth

From Exhibition World: International trade show organiser Informa’s latest trading update is reporting growth of over 10%. The statement coincided with the group’s Annual General Meeting and confirmed continuing strong growth. Stephen A. Carter (pictured), group chief executive, Informa, said: “The Informa Group has changed gears and we are now delivering 10%+ growth.” He added:…

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DEI Executive Jailed for Orchestrating Fake Events to Steal $5m

From Conference & Meetings World: An ex-diversity programme manager for Facebook and Nike has been sentenced in the US to five years in prison for stealing more than $5m from her employers. A release from the US Attorney General’s office in Georgia said Barbara Furlow-Smiles (pictured) had set up fake business deals, invoices and events…

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A Disrupted Vision of Leadership

From Conference & Meetings World: Speaker and emcee, Holly Ransom, who hosted the recent PCMA Convening Leaders gathering in San Diego, shares her philosophy of effective engagement and leadership: Holly Ransom’s journey into public speaking began at a young age when she was involved in non-profit projects. She won an international award at a microfinance…

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Events Lead The Way in Marketing Spend, According to Bellwether Report

From Conference & Meetings World: Events are the key beneficiary of a sustained upturn in total marketing spend, according to the latest Bellwether report. The report is researched and published by S&P Global on behalf of the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA). The report features original data drawn from a panel of around 300…

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BESydney Shares Customised Event Smarts on New Portal

From Conference & Meetings World: Business Events Sydney (BESydney) has launched its new event planning portal, designed to support event organisers to access tools, resources, and funding to host their business event in Sydney. The new planning portal has been designed in consultation with customers who run small events and agents to address the challenges…

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Industry Leaders Take the Meetings Message to the Brussels Bubble

From Conference & Meetings World: On 17 April, the ‘EU Dialogue: Driving Positive Change in the Meetings Industry’ took place in Brussels, an event that was an official part of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Over 180 industry professionals and European policy makers from 15 countries/EU member states took part….

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IAPCO Survey Flags £12.15bn Economic Impact on Global Destinations

From Conference & Meetings World: The International Association of Professional Congress Organisers (IAPCO) has published its annual member statistical survey covering the previous year, 2023. IAPCO worked with the annual return data provided by members, who reported delivering over £12.15bn (US$15.22bn) of economic impact into destinations around the globe in 2023. In addition, the association…

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Amex GBT to Acquire Rival CWT in $570m Deal

From Conference & Meetings World: In a move that is seen as a big bet on, and boost for business travel, global travel software and services company American Express Global Business Travel (Amex GBT) has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CWT, a global business travel and solutions provider. The transaction…

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Terror Attack at Moscow Expo Complex Kills 137

From Exhibition World: Reports from Moscow have said at least 137 people were dead and more than 150 wounded after terrorists opened fire on people attending a rock concert at Crocus City Hall, 22 March. The hall is situated in the city region suburb of Krasnogorsk. The concert hall was opened in 2009 and is…

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