10 things we learned this week

It wouldn’t be a full-on Friday without a top-10 round up, would it? Of course not. We have learned many things this week, but none so important as these top picks…

1. There’s much data, but no strategy

CN was invited along to MPI’s latest Insight event this week, where we learned that there is much data out there in the events world, but people aren’t using it. We’ll let the experts explain…

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2. Growth in Europe!

2016 can’t end soon enough, not least because the words ‘Europe’ and ‘growth’ have been used to death (along with some other gems). LiveCom carried out a survey, and the two words reared their heads once more, and certainly in a positive light.

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3. Portsmouth is loaded

The football club may have suffered financially in recent years, but the city of Portsmouth seems in rude health. Just ask BH Live, they’ve been awarded a 10-year contract…

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4. Kudos Delivered sets a new record

Much good news for Kudos Delivered this week as they announced that they have set a new record.

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5. Pretty much everyone wants good food

Have you ever met anyone who wanted rubbish food? Didn’t think so, and to reaffirm that point, here’s 93% of people…

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6. 20/20 heads to Dubai

Dubai, a maze of glass towers and incomplete flyovers, is to be the location of an interesting project headed by 20/20 Productions. But what are they up to?

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7. WTM opens with speed

Literally. The World Travel Market opened in London with a speed dating networking event. Opening topics included technology, terror, sustainability, and aviation.

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8. Warwick on wheels

Warwick Conferences have taken the rather bold step of buying a Peugeot van to deliver food to events across the country.

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9. Edinburgh will host a symposium

Symposium is just another word for conference. And the annual Tourist Society one is coming to the Scottish capital in 2017.

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10. America

Something about a man in wig.

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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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