A performing robot orchestra, a journey of discovery into the miracle material of the 21st Century and an artistic take on artificial intelligence — these are just some of the wonders of science coming to Manchester this summer.

With state-of-the art audio visual support, a combination of old and new facilities and an array of on-site accommodation options, academic venues offer a viable venue for modern conferencing. Government Business explores the value of university settings to the sector.

Help transform the health and safety profession from compliance to engagement this summer, with three days of exceptional keynote speakers, exhibitors and networking opportunities at ExCeL London. Here, we look forward to this year’s Safety & Health Expo.

Join over 3,000 visitors from more than 50 countries at the fastest growing geospatial event in the industry, taking place on 24-25 May at London’s Business Design Centre.

Andy Lancaster, of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development, shares his advice for learning and development professionals when delivering agile learning.

The city of The Beatles, culture and sport, UNESCO World Heritage site and host of the International Festival for Business in 2014 and 2016, Liverpool is a world-class destination.

The stronger, faster, leaner data centre

Data Centre World returns on 12-13 April 2016, bringing an unrivalled line up of world-class suppliers to the data centre sector, thousands of hours of free content and first class peer networking opportunities.

The ultimate journey of discovery

Taking place on 12-13 April at the ExCeL Centre, Cloud Expo Europe returns with its biggest and best instalment to date. Government Business details what to look out for.

Discovering diversity among Scotland’s cities

VisitScotland’s Tom Maxwell describes the nation’s vibrant culture and heritage, and reflects upon the 2015 year of food and drink.

Countering terrorism and valuing security

Security & Counter Terror Expo returns to London in April with a programme created to help those tasked with keeping nations, assets and businesses safe.

The home of hospitality innovation

Obit, Hotelympia, the UK’s greatest hospitality event, returns in early 2016, promising more product innovation than ever before, with the most comprehensive range of suppliers yet, plus all-new competitions and some of the UK’s most celebrated chefs.

Working to evolve international resilience

Security & Counter Terror Expo, taking place on 19-20 April 2016, is the leading event for those tasked with protecting people, assets and nations from terrorist threats.

Looking no further than London

London as a destination has pretty much everything. Here, London & Partners discuss why public sector event buyers should look no further than London as a destination for any conference, meeting or event they will be placing.

Manchester is easily accessible to both national and international visitors and it can accommodate all events, meetings and conferences. Visit Manchester analyses why the city is on the up

Suiting both purpose and budget, Harriet Boatwright from Meet In Leeds discusses the benefits of public sector event buyers using academic venues for conferences, meetings and events


Event Diary

Safety & Health Expo, the UK's no.1 health and safety event and conference, satisfies everyone and anyone with a health, safety and wellbeing remit, whether you're an officer, advisor, CEO, distributor, consultant, head of department, director or manager.

IFSEC International gives you exclusive hands-on access to over 10,000 security solutions, live product demonstrations, and networking with over 27,000 security professionals.

World of Learning will feature even more opportunities to discover the latest in learning and development (L&D) with over 100 exhibitors, The Technology Test Drive, Learning Design Live, live workshops, one-to-one consultations, free seminars and its renowned annual conference.