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QEII adds £100m to economy, finds report

QEII adds £100m to economy, finds report

The QEII Centre generated £218m of gross UK expenditure in 2015/16, creating a GVA (Gross Value Added) of £100m, according to a new economic impact study. view more

Banqueting House to offer daytime venue hire

Banqueting House to offer daytime venue hire

Banqueting House, one of six venues cared for by charity Historic Royal Palaces, has announced that it will now offer day closure for clients to hold events. view more

And that’s a wrap!  

And that’s a wrap!  

The EN Awards are over for another year. Awards were won, achievements were recognised and booze was drunk, not necessarily in that order. view more

Tonight… The EN Awards!

Tonight… The EN Awards!

It’s finally here! The biggest night of the exhibition industry calendar will take place at ExCeL London tonight, starting at 6pm. view more

Busiest year in a decade for self-build show

Busiest year in a decade for self-build show

The National Homebuilding & Renovating Show is celebrating its busiest event in ten years, welcoming over 35,000 visitors. view more

Less than a week until 2017 EN Awards!

Less than a week until 2017 EN Awards!

The 11th annual EN Awards are gearing up to be the biggest night of celebration in the exhibition industry calendar, as the clock counts down to Thursday 30 March. view more

More than 8,000 visitors attend 100% Optical

More than 8,000 visitors attend 100% Optical

Optical trade show 100% Optical returned to ExCeL London on 4-6 February for its fourth year, breaking 2016’s attendance figures. view more

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. view more

Record 2016 for EICC

Record 2016 for EICC

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) hosted the most events and delegates in its 21-year history during 2016, racking up 200 events and 91,000 delegates. view more

EN Awards venue announced!

EN Awards venue announced!

EN is pleased to announce that the 2017 Awards will be held at (drumroll please)…ExCeL London! 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

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?
Flying the nest

Flying the nest

Ever thought about going freelance? Do you have what it takes to go solo? Three event professionals tell EN their stories of building their own businesses.
Spreading the word

Spreading the word

With Global Exhibitions Day just a couple of months away, EN asks what three global exhibition associations are doing to celebrate this year.

Latest Galleries

Grand Designs Live 2017

Grand Designs Live 2017

The 13th edition of Media 10’s Grand Designs Live returned to ExCeL London from 29 April to 7 May, featuring more than 500 exhibitors across six key sections. Grand Designs star Kevin McCloud one again hosted the nine-day exhibition.
Insomnia60

Insomnia60

Over 50,000 video game fans from across the country descended on Birmingham’s NEC on 14-17 April for Insomnia60, the UK’s largest gaming festival.
A sneak peak at Somerset House's new event space

A sneak peak at Somerset House's new event space

Some of the industry’s leading event organisers were treated to an exclusive preview of Somerset House’s largest and most versatile indoor event space at an open house event on 19-20 April.

Latest Opinions

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.
You get what you ask for

You get what you ask for

Sue Berry, managing director at TimelessTime Ltd, discusses the importance of people metrics and measurable objectives.
The Anti Cyber Attack Checklist

The Anti Cyber Attack Checklist

Following the global cyber attack on 12 May, event tech supplier RefTech has compiled a checklist for individuals and companies to follow to help them reduce the risk of future attacks.