10 things we learned this week: Brexit boom, designer designers, and being locked in

CN’s website has been running at maximum capacity this week thanks to the news mill that just won’t stop turning. From being locked in a room at ExCel London to Brexit still being absolutely fine, it’s 10 things we learned this week.

1. Brexit is still absolutely 100% fine and there are no problems at all

London & Partners said this week that they have seen a “major increase” in enquiries in the aftermath of the EU Referendum result. No, really.

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2. Easyfairs goes shopping

Easyfairs UK & Global caused ripples in the industry this week by announcing it has acquired the Clinical Cosmetic & Reconstruction Expo. No, it’s not a story we would just “make up”… Boom.

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3. Lanarkshire shows no fear

The Lanarkshire Area Tourism Partnership aren’t messing around. So confident are they that business is set to flourish that they have set themselves some fairly high targets…

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4. Secretary of State is speaking smartly

Sajid Javid has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the Telegraph Smart Cities conference.

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5. You can now willingly be locked in a room

Fancy being locked away in a room somewhere? Don’t worry, it’s all above board. It would be at ExCel London and is better explained below.

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6. Tell your team you love them

Investing in people is nothing new, but it’s still important. Vista proved that they care about their team by winning an award.

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7. Smyle and you’ll miss it

The Smyle agency decided that they needed a rebrand and diligently followed through. They even helped UNICEF along the way.

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8. Jack Morton brings in new blood

Global experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide have bolstered their team by employing a new face to run the content studio…

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9. Get your Cambridges right

Conference Cambridge has decided to rebrand as Meet Cambridge. This is handy information of you’re looking for somewhere in the area and need to perform an accurate Google search.

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10. CN’s designers are the best in business

We don’t care if we’re biased, but we learned this week that our designers are pretty awesome at being designers. This was backed up by the positive reception our new-look magazine received on Thursday. Well done, team!

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Martin Fullard

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Martin Fullard

Martin Fullard: journalist, presenter, producer. Martin is the Deputy Editor at Conference News and Conference & Meetings World magazines. He leads the digital channels on Mash Media’s Conference Division as well as heading up Mash TV. He is formerly a web editor at a national newspaper in the Middle East and motoring journalist.

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