You’ve chosen a venue with green credentials, but what next? Jon Proctor, technical director of Green Tourism, gives some tips on how to green your meeting, conference, or event

Visit York 4 Meetings - a new business tourism brand that hopes to demonstrate the versatility of the range of venues in York to increase its popularity as a conference and event destination

With the global economic climate still fragile, budgets and ROI are still at the top of everyone’s agenda. Any city destination chosen for a conference or event needs to deliver.

As procurement officers seek to derive more value from their budgets, a new approach from the Meetings Industry Association members is to guarantee to deliver exactly what their clients want.

‘Friendly’ hit the top spot for words used to describe NewcastleGateshead in a recent delegate survey.

Whilst most famous for its football and musical exports, Manchester’s status as a leading business tourism destination is catching up – it’s a sector worth over £550m per annum to the city

If there’s one event most organisations hold each year where the need for a return on investment is relaxed in favour of the need to bring people together for a jolly good time.

This country is home to some of the best universities in the world and for the event organiser, they are increasingly providing some of the highest quality conference and events venues available

East Anglia is an inspiring region to hold an event and presents itself as great value for money. Visit Norfolk, Choose Suffolk and Visit Cambridge give an update on the latest in the area

Business tourism in the areas of Liverpool and Southport is booming thanks its range of top class conference and event venues and accommodation

Corporate responsibility and carbon reduction targets have started to influence purchasing decisions and this is no different for event buyers who demand a more ethical conference package

Birmingham is as a vibrant and successful global events destination which boasts an exceptional range of internationally-renowned venues and state-of-the-art conference facilities

London is soon to host some of the biggest events in the world. And with all eyes on the capital, many improvements are being made, from new transport links, new event venues and new hotels

There is no better time than 2011 for the business traveller to make the most of Scotland’s active pursuits as the entire country celebrates the Year of Active Scotland

Kent, known as the Garden of England, has breathtaking countryside dotted with orchards, vineyards, hop gardens, oast houses and more famously the White Cliffs of Dover


Event Diary

The first FLOODEX was a huge success with many exhibitors already committed to exhibiting again in 2017.

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.