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HBAA calls upon Chancellor to create a ‘Re-Skill and Re-Equip’ fund

The Hotel Booking Agents Association (HBAA) has announced that it is writing to the chancellor of the exchequer, Rishi Sunak, to ask him to create a ‘Re-Skill and Re-Equip’ fund to help businesses across various industry sectors to "re-Skill their staff and re-equip their companies to enable them to adapt and stay in business".

Seize the digital opportunity to lay foundations for Golden Age of events, says Cvent chief

Cvent CEO and founder, Reggie Aggarwal, told 7,000 event, marketing, and hospitality professionals at Cvent CONNECT Europe to seize the digital transformation opportunity in front of them to drive the industry’s recovery in 2021 and beyond.

Aggarwal was speaking at the opening, 10 November, of this year’s digital gathering and described the last few months as a ‘forged through fire’ moment that would be the catalyst to a bigger, stronger, and more impactful global meetings and events industry.