Latest Features

Lights up

Lights up

As Showlite celebrates its 25th birthday, founder Paul Wicks looks back on the company’s history and reflects on the industry. view more

Waste not, want not

Waste not, want not

Soraya Gadelrab, portfolio director – food, drink & packaging at Fresh Montgomery, on the organiser’s partnership with charity City Harvest. view more

Right on the money

Right on the money

After teaming up with Prysm Group to run Accountex 2016, Diversified Communications has taken the reins for this year’s show. view more

Disruptive influencers

Disruptive influencers

Completely Group never meant to be an exhibition organiser, which is why its events are breaking all the rules. view more

Quick interview: Olympia's new era

Quick interview: Olympia's new era

In April it was announced that Olympia London had been sold in a colossal £296m deal, EN sits down with the venue’s MD Nigel Nathan to learn more. view more

Alt venues: The Beach Ballroom

Alt venues: The Beach Ballroom

EN takes a trip to Aberdeen’s Beach Ballroom to learn more about the exhibition capabilities of the historic art deco venue. view more

AI to the future

AI to the future

How many events can claim to partner with Amazon, Microsoft, Google and the BBC? The AI Summit London, for one. view more

Northern highlights

Northern highlights

EN pays a visit to The Conference and Hospitality Show, a MICE event taking the road less travelled by. view more

Quick interview: EN talks to Black Hat

Quick interview: EN talks to Black Hat

EN sits down with Steve Wylie, general manager of UBM’s Black Hat events, to chat about the Black Hat Academic Scholarship Programme. view more

Students: Pests or guests?

Students: Pests or guests?

It’s a question all organisers have to address – what should my show’s relationship with students look like? view more

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Building emerald cities

Building emerald cities

From Malaria to Blenheim, through to UBM, Jane Risby-Rose – the 20-year story of her yellow brick road industry journey.
Come to Confex and be inspired

Come to Confex and be inspired

The exhibition and events industry is all about the power of face-to-face, the art of exhibiting and networking with old friends and new, which is why EN would like to personally invite you to attend International Confex to learn more.
5 top marketing tips from AEO Forums 2016

5 top marketing tips from AEO Forums 2016

Looking to the future and learning from the past at AEO Forums 2016.

Latest News

Eventcity to host Digital Kids Show

Eventcity to host Digital Kids Show

Manchester has been chosen to host a line-up of famous YouTubers in November, as part of the all-inclusive family day out Digital Kids Show.
Successful 2nd outing for ChileCare Expo Manchester

Successful 2nd outing for ChileCare Expo Manchester

On 16-17 June, Childcare Expo Manchester opened its doors for the second time for its return at EventCity, welcoming 1,686 visitors to the venue.
Messe Frankfurt records highest ever result in 2016

Messe Frankfurt records highest ever result in 2016

Trade fairs are still going from strength to strength in Frankfurt 777 years after the first event of this kind was held there, with sales of over €650m planned in 2017

Latest Galleries

London Dungeon Lates

London Dungeon Lates

The London Dungeons has launched a unique nighttime experience with the theme of the seven deadly sins. The adults only tour includes seven themed food offerings and a range of themed drinks.
This Morning Live

This Morning Live

Tens of thousands of fans descended on the NEC on 18-21 May for This Morning Live, to see talent from ITVs award-winning daytime programme arrive in style.
Ideal Home Show Scotland

Ideal Home Show Scotland

The Ideal Home Show return to Glasgow for its 70th Anniversary on 26-29 May, introducing the all-new Eat & Drink Festival to Scottish fans.

Latest Opinions

National mourning

National mourning

Mark Blair, divisional director of InEvexco, considers the insurance implications of the death of a monarch.
David's Inferno: The comfort zone

David's Inferno: The comfort zone

In the first of his new series of monthly columns, Cvent’s senior marketing director David Chalmers says it’s important to break out of the comfort zone.
Show or tell?

Show or tell?

Roopi Woodall, marketing manager at the QEII Centre, asks if the art of conversation on social media is dead – and how to engage with audiences if that’s the case.