In an increasingly litigious and risk averse society, it is vital that the commissioners of firework displays take due care in awarding contracts to ensure not only that the greatest artistic production can be achieved, but that it can be achieved at sensible cost and with as low risk as possible

London’s creative buzz makes it the ideal city for events in 2013

There are various industry standards and certification that the events sector can gain to prove its sustainability. But there are also simple ways to green any event, writes Jon Proctor

HRD 2013 will focus on the L&D practitioner’s role in developing talent pipelines fit for the future, as well as developing leaders capable of driving sustainable organisation performance

Safety & Health Expo, the annual exhibition for the occupational safety and health industry, has support from key industry partners IOSH, ROSPA, and the BSIF, to give visitors authoritative content from the leading voices across the industry

The Facilities Show will help FM practitioners keep up to date with the latest legislation, issues and challenges in the industry

When the laptop is packed away, London offers business visitors plenty of downtime activities

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

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