CONTENTS

May 2016

Cover story
Do you feel lucky? Taking a gamble on event insurance

IN THIS MONTH'S ISSUE...

A wage for life
How the Living Wage has altered hospitality workers’ lives – for the better

Try walking in my shoes
Our secret #eventprof on agencies’ contempt

United choice
Which destinations came out on top in our annual Trends & Spends survey?

Pick and mix
Retail analyst i2c allowed employees to choose their rewards at Center Parcs

A toast to high spirits
How the International Wine and Spirits Competition awards became a winner in its own right

It’s showtime
Education is on the agenda at The Meetings Show at Olympia

Record-breaking engagement
We discover the new breed of immersive team building experiences

Big venues, deep pockets
How investment is driving competition among the UK’s largest meeting venues

Christmas crackers
It’s never too early to book for the festive season – three organisers share their favourite party experiences

REGULARS

Viewpoint
Mailbag
News
Supplier sounds off
Venue updata UK & Ireland
Venue updata international
How to
Fisher’s file
Agency pitch
Buyer quickfire
Meetings tech
Keyhole

PLUS

Itinerary Leicester
Central England
Edinburgh
Spotlight Bournemouth
Dubai
Incentive Madrid
Meetings Malaysia
Snapshot Munich
Morocco
Alternative Austria