Before you begin, it is important to understand accessibility and why it might be needed. It is important that all attendees, including those with disabilities have equal access to the event, including physical spaces, information and communication

Have you thought outside the box when it comes to picking your event venue? It could make your event more memorable and encourage more visitors

There are several things to consider when picking an event venue and some things you may not think of. Have a look at our guide before you make a booking, to make sure you get a venue that suits your event

International Confex is taking place at ExCeL London on 1-2 March 2023

The UK has a target of being net zero by 2050. With the deadline approaching, how can the events industry play its part and how can you run a net-zero event?

It is fair to say that if you are reading this magazine and these articles, you are probably a professional in your area of expertise. The very desire to expand your knowledge through personal development, relevant articles, industry publications and their inherent educational content means you are a cut above the rest and should be considered a professional… but a professional what?

Following the UK’s successful vaccinations programme and subsequent withdrawal of Covid-19 restrictions, face-to-face events of all sizes are back on the agenda. Stephen Thomas, health and safety business partner at the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), has some top tips for event organisers on getting ‘back to basics’ to ensure sensible and proportionate risk management

Board room with a green wall

700 venues & hotels across the UK are already using the Green Tourism standard to provide reassurance to their procurement teams. The Meetings Show and its parent company Northstar Travel Group are committing to supporting the net zero goal to inspire change in the travel, meetings and hospitality sectors

Scotland’s business events sector is on a journey

Scotland is the perfect destination for association conferences, important corporate meetings, global product launches and incentives, writes Hamish Hutchinson

The West Midlands - where the world meets

The West Midlands Growth Company explain why the region is the ideal location for conferencing and events

Photo courtesy of David Baird

Marketing NG discuss the business event opportunities in Nottingham and what the meetings industry in the city can offer for public sector conferencing

Scottish Event Campus

VisitScotland Business Events’ campaign ‘Legends’ shines a light on why the world should choose Scotland for their next event

The largest public sector tech event

Bookings are now being taken for the second annual digitech event, the technology and procurement showcase for the public sector.

An international city: Manchester meets world

Traditionally, Manchester is a city associated with the industrial revolution, music and sport. However, Marketing Manchester says they don’t tell the whole story

Europe’s largest environmental exhibition

The Contamination Expo, the standout event of the year for contamination professionals, is coming to London’s ExCeL in September


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