Another thrilling ride through the rollercoaster of the UK events industry sees Buckingham Palace apply for Grand Designs and Michael Gove return to Westminster. It’s 10 things we learned this week.
1. Word Anti-Doping Agency gets high
Well, Highlands. Did you know that WADA has never taken its delegates to Scotland before? Neither did we, but that is all about to change.
2. Buckingham Palace is getting a makeover
The official London residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace, is set for a major refurb. But, what we learned was that the palace welcomes over 50,000 events visitors each year.
3. Liverpool is out of this world
The ACC Liverpool has won the rights to host the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science.
4. Michael Gove is back in Westminster
Just four months after things didn’t quite go to plan for the former Justice Secretary, Michael Gove has made a return to Westminster.
5. You could save £1,600 with mia
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is reaching out to non-members by offering them free access to a handy industry tool.
6. #LondonIsOpen wins award
The #LondonIsOpen campaign won the Best Marketing Award ICCA’s awards night. A timely reminder that the wheels haven’t come off the train.
7. Freeman joins ICCA
Freeman has joined ICCA, which they hope will provide an opportunity for the company to gain insights on key international meetings and event trends.
8. If you’re tired, eat!
Guest blogger Katie Price from RAL Display shared some top tips on how to combat fatigue at events. Eating, you’ll be pleased to here, is one of them.
9. Telegraph Media Group launches new conference
TMG this week announced that they have launched a new conference: Telegraph Future of FinTech. It takes place on 29 November 2016 at Savoy Place in London.
10. Eventprofs that lunch
EWL Club UK will round off its 2016 event programme with three ‘state of the industry’ lunches designed to take the business pulse of members over the past year. But where? But when?