10 things we learned this week

Another week passes us by and we must once again turn our attention to the things that we have learned…

1. A vision for Britain at last

James Heappey, MP, lead the charge for how the industry should tackle the Brexit rollercoaster. Our man Paul Colston was there, and it’s worth learning what went on…

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2. Vader is back

And this time, he’s in London. The QEII Centre celebrated its 30th birthday this week, and joining revellers were comely such figures as the Dark Lord of the Sith, Mr. Vader. The theme, of course, was the 1980s.

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3. GES are a safe pair of hands

Health and safety, despite being often viewed as the Devil’s most reviled bureaucracy, remains important. Just ask GES, they were awarded with a certificate this week.

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4. Cricket puts you to sleep

We didn’t think it was that bad. Oh wait, it’s not. Lord’s played host to a giant slumber party, which saw 200 business fold camp out for charity.

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5. EVCOM goes Absolutely Fabulous

EVCOM inducted two new people into its Fellowship scheme. One was drp CEO Dale Parmenter, and the other turns out to be the inspiration for Jennifer Saunders’ character on Absolutely Fabulous.

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6. The Lib Dems are on the move

They may only have eight seats in the Commons, but they’re looking to bring a lot more than that to their party conference. Which is being held in…

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7. Brutalism comes at a cost

Over 250 guests celebrated with The Barbican’s events team the launch of the London venue’s refurbished Frobisher Rooms and Level 4 area. But how much did it all cost?

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8. There’s a Christmas party tax exemption

We didn’t believe it either, but did you can get a tax break for your Christmas party? Well its true, and what’s more, BVEP want to make it bigger…

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9. Hotel to rise again

This time a week ago, the Royal Clarence Hotel went up in flames. A sad affair indeed, but the owner has vowed to rebuild…

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10. Donald Trump has been voted as…

…Not president, but the worst person to be stuck in a meeting with. Another survey by Lumi has revealed that people fear a meeting with His Trumpness the most, followed by the best of British…

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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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