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Blackhawk to sell off Grass Roots Meetings & Events division

Blackhawk to sell off Grass Roots Meetings & Events division

California-based Blackhawk Network intends to sell the Meetings & Events division of Grass Roots, a company it acquired in 2016 for a reported US$118m. view more

D2i renews partnership with Ruddy Nice

D2i renews partnership with Ruddy Nice

Ruddy Nice, organiser of military exhibition Defence Simulation, Education & Training (DSET), has renewed its contract with D2i Systems, using the tech provider’s Engage event management platform. 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

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

BVEP launches research and resources directory

BVEP launches research and resources directory

The Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) has announced the launch of a new searchable database of research for the meetings and events industry. view more

New beach venue for Brighton Marathon Weekend Exhibition

New beach venue for Brighton Marathon Weekend Exhibition

The organiser of the Brighton Marathon Weekend Exhibition has announced the event will relocate to a new beach venue next month. view more

Movers & Shakers 10/03/17

Movers & Shakers 10/03/17

People moves at EventShaper, WRG and more. view more

Toby Wand to leave Fresh Montgomery

Toby Wand to leave Fresh Montgomery

After 12 years at organiser Fresh Montgomery, managing director Toby Wand has announced he will be leaving the company to start his own exhibition consultancy business. 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.
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.
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.

Latest Features

My Working Life by Richard Jarvill

My Working Life by Richard Jarvill

The managing director of JMT talks furniture and floorcoverings, his first foray into events and being an extra in a Brad Pitt film.
2 Minutes With Emily Shaw

2 Minutes With Emily Shaw

The new strategy director at FreemanXP talks rigour, empathy and Sharpies in all the colours of the rainbow.
The Wheel Deal

The Wheel Deal

What do you get when you cross a Hollywood film studio with a UK event organiser? A £25m deal and the launch of Fast & Furious Live of course...

Latest Galleries

MOI Global reigns supreme at agency bake-off

MOI Global reigns supreme at agency bake-off

B2B creative agency MOI Global triumphed at ExCeL London’s annual Great Agency Bake Off, which took place on 23 March.
London Book Fair 2017

London Book Fair 2017

From 14 to 16 March, more than 25,000 visitors from over 130 countries visited Olympia London for the 46th edition of The London Book Fair. A year of celebration, highlights included a tribute to The Wizard of Oz’s yellow brick road, the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter, 70 years of Indian independence and much more.
LondonEdge celebrates 35th show

LondonEdge celebrates 35th show

Alternative fashion show LondonEdge returned to the Business Design Centre on 12-13 February, celebrating its 35th edition.

Latest Opinions

This time, it’s personal

This time, it’s personal

Christine Martin, marketing director EMEA at GES, discusses how the live events industry can get ahead of the mass customisation curve.
The price of free speech?

The price of free speech?

RefTech’s Simon Clayton says letting speakers pay to host sessions might work once, but in the long term visitors will feel disappointed and duped.
Positive challenges ahead

Positive challenges ahead

Chris Criscione, ESSA board chair and managing director Equinox Design looks ahead to ESSA’s next decade.