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    How PAs need to embrace change – Live from the Academic Venue Showcase

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    The role of PAs has evolved and changed as much as the industries they work within over the past 10 years. Innovations in technology, changes in expectations and an increased desire to have access to information on-demand has meant that what is expected of PAs, EAs and VAs has shifted. Discussing how to lean into […]

    App of the Week: Asemblr

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    How much of your time is consumed with venue sourcing? How often do you find yourself waiting to hear back from a venue, or talking for long periods with people not giving you the answers you need? Asemblr is hoping to cut through all the red tape and give PAs exactly what they need in […]

    Affected by the Ryanair cancellations? Discover the alternatives at the Destinations & Travel Management Summit

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    If you book travel and venues, your job is getting more complicated every day. The summer saw passport security queues growing longer, Ryanair cancelling flights has affected thousands of people, and now Unite members are threatening strikes at Heathrow Airport over the festive period. The Destinations & Travel Management Summit, which takes place on November […]

    Tuesday Bluesday peaks festive spirit

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    The final bank holiday of the year points to summer being over as the nation’s thoughts turn to the Christmas holiday highlights, states research by the UK’s largest Christmas party organiser, Best Parties Ever. Analysis carried out by Best Parties Ever shows a peak in demand for Christmas parties on the Tuesday after the final […]

    The importance of transparency to successful venue sourcing

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    Louise Goalen is Chair of the HBAA and took up the role of Head of Venues at live event specialists Top Banana earlier this year. Louise believes that trust and transparency are the cornerstones of great client/ agency / venue relationships and sees the role of venue finders as pivotal in this three-way connection. Trust […]

    Bristol’s booming business events market boosts economy

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    The latest report showing the impact of the conference and business events industry in the Bristol region has revealed that the value has soared to more than £259 million. The report – The Impact of Business and Social Event Tourism in Bristol 2016 – was commissioned by Destination Bristol and reveals the highest impact figures […]

    Top UK schools showcase venues with launch of Beautiful Schools

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    A new online venue search service called Beautiful Schools has launched to showcase the UK’s top schools as potential venues for meetings, conferences and events. It’s the first-ever independent school-specific venue search portal. Beautiful Schools is a free-to-use service for venue bookers, offering a simple, one-stop shop window of spectacular schools as venue options. The […]

    Historic Royal Palaces announces Wildgoose team building at the Tower of London

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    The Tower of London, one of six venues cared for by independent charity Historic Royal Palaces, has launched a new activity to attract team-building events and add a new dimension to its business events offering. The new activity – Tower Pursuits – has been designed in partnership with team-building expert Wildgoose and brings to life […]

    Shortlist revealed for the upcoming miaList

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    The Meetings Industry Associations (mia) has declared voting open for the upcoming miaList 2017. Announcing the shortlisted teams within the categories of top Booking Agent Team, Venue Team and Supplier Team, votes can be cast via the website. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of teams within the meetings and events industry, and they’ve been […]

    RCP goes glamping for annual showcase

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    The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) have welcomed more than 150 to the venue’s annual showcase, offering sunshine and spirits with a festival twist. Taking place in the July sun during the festival season, the almost 500-year-old, Grade I-listed property embraced its heritage with a modern twist. Welcoming clients to the garden space, guests were […]