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

The Meetings Industry Association discuss the benefits and services of the Accredited in Meetings standard, that can provide all the information required when hiring a venue

When it comes to hosting conferences, meetings and events, Leeds itself is a unique location boasting a diverse portfolio of venues that ensure truly memorable events

Named Best Culture Destination last year, London offers an eclectic mix of conference and event venues to suit all tastes and budgets, writes London & Partners.

Those in charge of booking the office Christmas celebrations need to look beyond
simply selecting the right date and theme; they need to ensure a successful and
safe evening is enjoyed by everyone, writes Nick Milne of the Meeting Industry Association (MIA)

Firework displays can draw public interest to major occasions. Tom Smith of the CBI Pyrotechnic Group talks about how to put together an event successfully and safely

Kerry Watson of VisitScotland explains the innovation driving the country forward as a conference destination

Manchester has long been a favourite for planners of conferences and events, and recent investment has helped to modernise services throughout the city, as Visit Manchester tells us

The British event industry spans an incredible range of goods and services, from pop-up coffee shops to end-to-end project management, and can help make public sector events a success