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MD Andy Gibb leaves Ricoh Arena

MD Andy Gibb leaves Ricoh Arena

A merger between the Ricoh Arena stadium operator and its parent company Wasps will see the Ricoh’s managing director Andy Gibb leave view more

Artexis Easyfairs wins the 2017 UFI Education Award

Artexis Easyfairs wins the 2017 UFI Education Award

UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has named Artexis Easyfairs as winner of the 2017 UFI Education Award. view more

The NEC to drive 2022 Commonwealth bid

The NEC to drive 2022 Commonwealth bid

The city of Birmingham is to place The NEC at the centre of its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. view more

New Upper Street Events CEO announced

New Upper Street Events CEO announced

Upper Street Events (USE) announced today that Julie Harris, formerly group managing director of Immediate Media Company, has been appointed as CEO. view more

Focus on safety ahead of Kent County Show

Focus on safety ahead of Kent County Show

The Kent County Show on 7-9 July will be prioritising visitor safety this year, and organisers have worked with key agencies to produce a comprehensive Event Safety Plan. view more

CHS 2018 allocates 50% of floor space in one week

CHS 2018 allocates 50% of floor space in one week

The Conference and Hospitality Show (CHS), one of the UK’s leading events for venue finders, event organisers and PAs can announce that half of the show’s floor space for the 2018 event has been allocated just one week after its launch. view more

Terror greater threat than Brexit, says industry roundtable

Terror greater threat than Brexit, says industry roundtable

During a recent roundtable hosted by Searcys, industry leaders covered topics including Brexit, immigration, terror, infrastructure and economics. view more

Arena MK signs up new exhibition

Arena MK signs up new exhibition

Arena MK has signed up a new live event, the Robotics & Automation exhibition, scheduled for 11-12 October 2017. view more

Ground-breaking launch for ICC Wales

Ground-breaking launch for ICC Wales

Building work on the new International Convention Centre (ICC) Wales has commenced and was celebrated by a ground-breaking ceremony on the site at the Celtic Manor Resort. view more

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. view more

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And the #ENAwards finalists are…

And the #ENAwards finalists are…

The countdown timer has run out. After weeks of companies submitting award entries and sweating over it, there is just one thing left to do before the big night: Announce the shortlist.
RDS launches RDS Venue brand

RDS launches RDS Venue brand

Philanthropic organisation the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) has announced that RDS Venue will be launched as a separate visual identity from the main RDS brand.
EN Awards People Finalists revealed

EN Awards People Finalists revealed

The first group of the highly anticipated shortlist for the EN Awards has been announced, including Best Newcomer and Best Event Director categories.

Latest Features

Gateway to Europe

Gateway to Europe

EN catches up with the MD of newly rebranded JMT, fresh from their win at the EN Awards
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.
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.

Latest Galleries

East of England Arena and Events Centre open day

East of England Arena and Events Centre open day

Following a refurbishment, rebrand and £4.4m investment, the East of England Arena and Events centre opened to event professionals on 21 June to explains developments at the venue and provide an insight into future plans. Guests were also treated to a once in a lifetime experience in various classic cars and more unusual vehicles.
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.

Latest Opinions

A one-time opportunity

A one-time opportunity

As the countdown continues to the GDPR, event profs need to prepare, says Hellen Beveridge, head of strategic insight at Circdata.
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.