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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. view more

When is the right time?

When is the right time?

It’s all very well having a successful show, but how do UK exhibition organisers replicate their success across the country and overseas? Three event profs share their experiences view more

Stand and deliver

Stand and deliver

When it comes to exhibition stands, the only limits are the exhibitor’s imagination (and floor space and budget), three stand building firms tell EN. view more

Treading water

Treading water

In EN’s monthly Crisis Management column, Murray Ellis, MD of British Marine Boat Shows, looks back on a 554,000-gallon pool platform structural failure at the 2004 London Boat Show. view more

The game is on

The game is on

Jill Ubdegrove, event manager for Massive Events, tells the story of how a last minute celebrity addition can shake up a show. view more

The state of the industry

The state of the industry

A new year is a time for taking stock. Luckily, UFI and Explori have done just that with their Global Visitor Insights report. view more

Hidden depths

Hidden depths

Event registration is evolving at a rapid rate, but what does the future hold for the sector? EN chats to the top three registration suppliers from the 2016 EN Elite List. view more

It nevers rains, but it pours

It nevers rains, but it pours

In EN’s monthly Crisis Management column, Farnborough International CEO Shaun Ormond describes how the Airshow team dealt with an unexpected deluge on the first day of the 2016 event. view more

Jim Curry: Exhibitions to watch in 2017

Jim Curry: Exhibitions to watch in 2017

It’s exhibition geek time, says Jim Curry, founder of Exhibitor Smarts, as he highlights exhibitions that will be catching his eye this year. view more

Top 5 marketing tips from AEO Forums 2017

Top 5 marketing tips from AEO Forums 2017

EN shares our top five marketing tips from the AEO Forums on 27 January. 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.
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.
2 Minutes with Sarah Mayo

2 Minutes with Sarah Mayo

Sarah Mayo, marketing director EMEA, Freeman and FreemanXP talks about her new role, playing golf with Westlife and the skills needed in our industry.

Latest News

Revenue rise for Ascential since IPO

Revenue rise for Ascential since IPO

Events and publishing group Ascential plc has had a ’a good year with strong organic growth’, driven by the launch of new products.
Record breaking 2016 for Event Marketing Solutions

Record breaking 2016 for Event Marketing Solutions

Global roadshow specialist Event Marketing Solutions (EMS) has announced a record-breaking financial year, with profits reaching £1.04m for the year ending December 2016.
VisitBritain launches new Business Events @ExploreGB event

VisitBritain launches new Business Events @ExploreGB event

VisitBritain has announced the launch of a one-day event, to promote Britain as a business events destination to international buyers.

Latest Galleries

100% Optical 2017

100% Optical 2017

More than 8,000 visitors arrived at ExCeL London on 4-6 February for the fourth edition of 100% Optical. The show featured more than 175,000 frames, catwalk performances and a comprehensive education programme.
Cumbria Flood Expo 2017

Cumbria Flood Expo 2017

The inaugural Cumbria Flood Expo, organised by flood emergency response charity CERT UK, took place on 2-3 February at Carlisle Racecourse.
Mexia Communications at 10

Mexia Communications at 10

PR and content marketing agency Mexia Communications celebrated its 10th anniversary with a Mexican Fiesta at the Royal College of Physicians on 26 January.

Latest Opinions

Good practice with data

Good practice with data

Simon Clayton, chief ideas officer at RefTech, on being open, transparent, and accurate about what you are doing with the data you handle.
Beware of the punter

Beware of the punter

Trevor Punt, managing director of TBG Group, on the rise of the stereotypical punter and the need for nerves of steel.
Peer to peer

Peer to peer

Will Broadfoot, director of Footfall Events & Marketing on unlocking exhibitor potential and improving participation.