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BVEP extends industry Brexit survey

BVEP extends industry Brexit survey

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) has extended the deadline for its industry survey as part of initial reviews being carried out by the Department of Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS). view more

OTSA expands into Paris

OTSA expands into Paris

UK and Irish sales agency, OTSA, has opened an office in France, operational from 1 October 2016. view more

BVEP survey to unify industry response to Brexit

BVEP survey to unify industry response to Brexit

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) will coordinate the UK event industry’s response to Brexit, as part of initial reviews by the Department of Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS). view more

Dmg events launches Hotel Show Africa 2017

Dmg events launches Hotel Show Africa 2017

The Middle East, Asia & Africa division of organiser dmg events has announced the launch of Hotel Show Africa, expanding its hospitality event brand in Africa. view more


"Change brings opportunity": More event profs react to Brexit

"Change brings opportunity": More event profs react to Brexit

Earlier this morning, EN reported on some of the industry’s initial reactions following Vote Leave’s successful campaign that will see England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland leave the European Union. We hear from more key players in the events and exhibition industry. view more

Reactions from events industry following Britain’s vote to leave EU

Reactions from events industry following Britain’s vote to leave EU

As the UK has voted to leave the European Union with a 52 per cent majority result, EN has spoken to members of the exhibition and events industry, to gauge their initial reactions on the future of the UK and their businesses. view more

Poken awarded US$1m research fund

Poken awarded US$1m research fund

Event technology platform Poken’s collaboration with Swiss microelectronics laboratory, CSEM, has been awarded US$1m by the Swiss government’s innovation agency (CTI/KTI), for developing and miniaturising its ‘Touch-to-Collect’ microchip and NFC/iBeacon event engagement tools. view more

Countdown until International Festival for Business 2016

Countdown until International Festival for Business 2016

Britain’s business leaders gathered earlier this week to mark the 30-day countdown to the International Festival for Business 2016 (IFB2016) at a showcase at London’s BT Tower. view more

Bett grows geographic footprint in Middle East

Bett grows geographic footprint in Middle East

Organiser i2i Events Group’s Bett portfolio has established a presence in the Middle East with the launch of the Bett Middle East Leadership Summit and Exhibition. view more

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Reactions from events industry following Britain’s vote to leave EU

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As the UK has voted to leave the European Union with a 52 per cent majority result, EN has spoken to members of the exhibition and events industry, to gauge their initial reactions on the future of the UK and their businesses.

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