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  • Barrie Howard, VP Global sponsorship, Olympic Office, Visa International, probably never uttered a truer line: “The Olympics are a marathon, not a spr...
  • The posh frocks are out in force and celebrities can be found blubbing left, right and centre. Yes, it’s award season! First we had the Golden Globe...
  • Regular readers of The Editor’s Blog may recall my little rant on the subject of Corporate Social Responsibility a few weeks ago. The gist of my treat...
  • Giorgio Armani’s decision to make a donation to deprived schools rather than host a glamorous opening party for his new store on Fifth Avenue, New Yor...
  • The parting of the waves between the national tourist offices and industry trade association Eventia over the NTOs’ termination of sponsorship of Even...
  • Due to us both being regionally based, I met with an agency MD at The Goring hotel in London on Monday. It’s a really handy location, just a couple...
  • There’s the old adage you’ve got to spend money to make money and it appears even the sartorially challenged Mayor of London (well, just look at him),...
  • As pressure mounts on bankers on both sides of the Atlantic to forego their bonuses, never, it seems, has public perception mattered so much. And with...
  • What a fantastic antidote the Scottish Exhibition + Conference Centre’s annual Burns Night Supper was last week! 200 guests blew a raspberry at doom ...
  • Merlin Events hosted a fun-filled ‘Bloody Valentine’ party at London Dungeon last night with more than 100 event organising guests. It’s one of three...
  • There’s no denying - with 181 deaths confirmed so far and dozens of people still missing – the fires which have ravaged the state of Victoria, Austral...
  • Any event manager recently made redundant may well be picking their jaws up off the floor following reports that the recently imprisoned may now be jo...
  • Last week saw the release of the Institute of Directors’ Business Opinion Survey, a quarterly study of 500 directors, which revealed that its members ...
  • There seems no better time than now to exercise economic caution and yes, now more than ever, this means you have a right to credit check your supplie...
  • As I sit in the office, surrounded by empty desks because UK plc has ground to a halt again after a few inches of crystallised water, I should be symp...
  • Over 150 delegates coughed up their £105 to attend the Meetings Industry Association (MIA) Annual Conference on Monday – not bad at a time when e...
  • We received a priority invitation from those nice people at The Big Agency aka Great Hotels Organisation, modest organisers of – and I quote – ‘The Gr...
  • The 2009 meeting of the World Economic Forum is now underway in Davos, Switzerland. What must be one of the most high profile meetings on the world’s ...
  • About a year after initial merger discussions took place, the British Association of Conference Destinations (BACD) and Eventia have finally formally ...
  • Today Britain has officially entered a recession – defined as two consecutive quarters of negative gross domestic product growth. With the leader of t...

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