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  • 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...
  • Halloween is upon us and we thought we’d get into the spooky spirit by sharing a gruesome little tale that has reached us from Spain. It’s not ex...
  • At the time of writing, the political situation in Catalonia remains tense and unstable.The controversial independence referendum on 1 October has led...
  • “I spent hours in a beautiful 150-year-old botanical garden - and there are 10 acres of it. I can assure you this is my kind of town…”Thus opens the f...
  • Thundering towards the final corner at 90mph, engine roaring, heart in mouth, I was struck by the thought that I was just one wrong move, one wrong tu...
  • “If Carlsberg did fam trips, they would probably be like Designer Incentives does them”. Designer’s UK representative Jane Filler would say that, woul...
  • Where to begin with the Seven Seas Explorer? Is it the portside infinity pool? The penthouse apartments? The signature restaurants? How about the &#...
  • It's a Thursday evening at Square Up Media's office headquarters in Clapham's Tun Yard Studios. It's after 7pm and most employees have gone home,...
  • Endless careful script-writing in readiness for an hour-long speech followed by rehearsals and preparation for the correct style of delivery. Sound ch...
  • Big mergers and acquisitions have been a common sight in the event industry of late.Deals such as BCD M&E taking on Zibrant and Amex Global Busine...
  • When you're visiting the Greek islands, there's no better way to do it than by sea. The coastline - with waters so blue it looks like an art...
  • You can tell a lot about someone from the kind of party they throw.And Manchester Central’s 10th anniversary party last week said a lot about the venu...
  • Public Health England (PHE), the government’s public health watchdog, has made an unlikely move into event organising territory by suggesting that we ...

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