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SMG Europe appointed operator of AECC

SMG Europe appointed operator of AECC

Aberdeen City Council has appointed venue operator SMG Europe to manage the existing Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) ahead of the move to its new purpose-built home in 2019. view more

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

Mash TV goes live

Mash TV goes live

Mash Media has launched a new online video service. view more

Movers & Shakers 29/03/17

Movers & Shakers 29/03/17

People moves at ACC Liverpool, Central Hall Westminster, GES and more. view more

AMR and Lippman Connects announce events conference

AMR and Lippman Connects announce events conference

Global events strategy consultancy AMR International and US-based event organiser Lippman Connects have unveiled Transform, a conference for data, analytics and digital in events. view more

CHS unveils local economic impact

CHS unveils local economic impact

The Conference and Hospitality Show (CHS) contributes over half a million pounds to the local economy, an economic impact study has found. view more

Movers & Shakers 22/03/17

Movers & Shakers 22/03/17

People moves at ExCeL London, Blitz|GES and more. view more

New network for young #eventprofs launches

New network for young #eventprofs launches

A new network aimed at young professionals in the business events industry has been launched, in the form of Meetings + Millennials. view more

Membership increase for ABPCO

Membership increase for ABPCO

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) has reported a significant increase in interest from event organisers and industry suppliers looking to join professional organisations, with a membership growth of 20 per cent in the last year. view more

New business wins for Joe Manby Limited

New business wins for Joe Manby Limited

Event services specialist Joe Manby Limited has added two new shows to its portfolio after being appointed event services supplier for UKSG and the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) Annual Conferences, both held at the Harrogate International Centre in the spring. 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.