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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

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

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

Plug in and play

Plug in and play

With event technology establishing pillars at every event, event profs are always on the lookout for the next big thing. Key tech players in the industry share their predictions for the next 12 months. view more

Let the music play

Let the music play

From background music in an exhibition hall to a corporate party, Tamara Deike, vice president of global brand development at ImageSound, shares her top 10 tips for playing music at events. view more

Cork: Ireland's second city

Cork: Ireland's second city

Built on the River Lee, the people of Cork don’t need to kiss the Blarney Stone for luck when it comes to attracting corporate business. view more

The big picture

The big picture

Imagine you could find all the photos taken at your event...well now you can, says Gaggletag founder Gideon Summerfield. view more

EN30/30 Breakfast Club in November

EN30/30 Breakfast Club in November

Tasting the delicacies of ExCeL London’s River Cottage, members of the EN30 gather to discuss recruitment, working from home and the potential death of email. view more

The rise of cyber attacks

The rise of cyber attacks

Four tech experts explain why event profs need to protect themselves against cyber attacks, sooner rather than later. view more

Ireland: From north to south

Ireland: From north to south

Famous for their music, culture and craic, EN heads to Ireland and Northern Ireland to discover how their cities are providing the exhibition and events industry with their Irish charm. 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.