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Meetings & events in 2022: De Vere’s predictions

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Gareth Warnock, Group Sales Director at De Vere, shares the key factors he believes will shape the meetings and events industry in 2022… Go on a Workcation The pandemic has created a new holiday trend – the ‘workcation’. I believe that this trend for combined travel and remote working will only continue to grow in […]

mia raises concerns over £1bn hospitality fund

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The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has highlighted concern in response to the recent announcement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Kerrin MacPhie, Chief Executive of the mia, said: “While today’s announcement of a £1bn fund for hospitality is a welcome start to recognising the current state of affairs, we cannot afford to look at this at face value. With cash […]

Agiito to provide complete travel, meetings and events solution on new public sector framework

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Agiito has announced that, for the first time, its travel, meetings and events solution will feature on the RM6217 Crown Commercial Service (CCS) framework.  Out of all the suppliers on the framework, Agiito is the only travel management company (TMC) to be awarded a place on two Lots: Lot 1 (UK travel booking solutions) and Lot 4 (venue-finding and events).  These two ‘Lots’ enables central government, wider public sector and third sector organisations access to fully managed, online and offline travel booking solutions covering UK and international rail and […]

Meetings Industry Association reacts to the Government’s Plan B

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The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has reacted to the Prime Minister’s Plan B announcement. Kerrin MacPhie, Chief Executive of the mia, said: “Based on the latest scientific data we understand that the Plan B restrictions will need to be put in place, to help reduce the transmission of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. “However, this […]

Origin’All Launches at IBTM with Sustainable Community Zone

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IBTM last week saw the launch of a new community focused social enterprise for the meetings and events industry – Origin’All. The company works with local, destination-specific suppliers to create more authentic meeting and incentive programmes, ensuring that the value of the meeting stays within the local community while enriching the experience for delegates. As […]

Heat up your business lunch meeting: High-end restaurant delivery app, Yolk, brings London’s finest restaurants to your office using industry-first heating technology

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Yolk (www.yolkdelivery.co.uk) launched in Autumn of 2021 as London’s new fine restaurant delivery service with an industry-first heating system delivering the city’s best restaurants to corporates as the chefs intend– perfectly presented, fresh and hot. The heating plate technology and specially trained riders that act like waiters ensure high-quality restaurant food is kept at optimum […]

Hilton Birmingham Metropole Unveils Revamped Conference and Events Spaces

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Hilton Birmingham Metropole has opened its new-look and highly flexible conference and events facilities. The announcement represents a relaunch of the hotel’s meetings product and forms part of the venue’s multi-million-pound refurbishment. The new spaces are now fully operational and once again ready to accommodate some of the most recognised events in the UK. The […]

The Belfry Hotel & Resort wins Best Incentive Hotel at the World MICE Awards 2021

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The Belfry Hotel & Resort in the Midlands, is celebrating yet another win after being awarded England’s Best Incentive Hotel at the recent annual World MICE Awards 2021. The World MICE Awards celebrates and rewards excellence in MICE tourism. The awards aim to foster growth, innovations, and best practice on a global scale. Commenting on The Belfry’s […]

miaList 2021 industry excellence roll of honour revealed

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The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has revealed the individual names and teams who have secured a place on its coveted annual miaList. Competition once again remained extremely high for a place on the prestigious roll of honour, which for a decade has been recognising and celebrating the outstanding individuals working within the business meetings and events sector. […]

Whittlebury Park reports surge in demand for corporate events

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Northamptonshire luxury hotel, conference centre and golf course Whittlebury Park has reported a robust growth in enquiries and bookings for corporate meetings and events in August and September this year, up some 95 per cent from May and June. The resort, which has over 50 flexible and purpose-built conference and meetings spaces, as well as 700 […]