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  • Do you prefer your event tech high or low?I only ask, as there was quite an interesting moment at one of the education sessions at the SITE + MPI Glob...
  • The Eternal City became the Eventprofs City for one weekend only as the Site + MPI Global Forum 2018 hit Rome.It was the first time the two had joined...
  • There were a couple of stories in the news this week about British Airways - and neither of them reflected particularly well on the nation's flag carr...
  • “There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance.”This 2007 quotation from former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballme...
  • It’s the beginning of a brand spanking new year, with Christmas already long forgotten, resolutions flying around all over the place and the alluring ...
  • With Christmas fast approaching, chances are that you’ll find yourself in the pub at some point over the next couple of weeks. Indeed, here at M&I...
  • ‘Tis the season to be stranded at the airport - or so we thought. Thankfully, Ryanair’s last minute capitulation to work with pilots’ unions has head...
  • Coventry has been named as the UK City of Culture 2021 – and I’m delighted for the city. It’s a well-deserved accolade for a city that is – u...
  • There was a Northern invasion in London this week as three of the region’s biggest cities descended on the capital to remind everyone that there is li...
  • The Grade I listed Brighton Dome has worn many disguises over the last 200 years, having served variously as a stable block, a military hospital and a...
  • “When virtual reality takes off, it’s going to be as big a change as the internet. It’s going to change everything.”That’s what Matt Wordley, COO of O...
  • “I’m sorry, but I wouldn’t dream of taking our convention to a city while the Olympics were on.”I am in Paris for the launch of the new Paris Conventi...
  • One of the worst things that ever happened to the publishing business was the arrival of the smartphone. Suddenly everyone thinks he or she is a pho...
  • How often does a new hotel opening attract a country’s president, prime minister, minister of finance and minister of tourism to its inauguration ce...
  • I was delighted to attend the MIMAs & EVCOM Industry Awards at the Park Plaza Riverside last Friday: it did, as most award ceremonies do, start ...
  • It’s mid-November and the Christmas season is in full swing. Well, to be more accurate, the pretend Christmas season is in full swing.Pretend Christma...
  • The first ever Business of Events Senior Leadership Forum saw representatives from across government and the business events industry come together to...
  • “The culture has changed over the years. What might have been acceptable 10, 15 years ago is clearly not acceptable now.”This was former defence secre...
  • “We’ve never had a greater position with government.”So said Michael Hirst, chair of the Business Visits and Events Partnership, speaking to me at a w...
  • “I remember one fam where we had to get up for a boat transfer in the pitch black at 7am – and the water was so choppy it ended up with everyone on th...

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