Business and Industry
Why experience really counts in live events and hospitality
The best business events are ones which give their customers a great experience says Kevin Jackson, Director of Ideas & Innovation, The Experience is the Marketing & President of ILEA UK Chapter.
Unique venues enter the conferencing and events space
Some events planners are moving away from the traditional specialist conference centre to offer their delegates a special meetings experience in a unique venue.
A new dawn for virtual and augmented reality
For a while now, mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented content (AR) have been quietly infiltrating media and brand experiences without any real explosion in terms of mainstream adoption.
Add value to your event with the right technology
The fast pace of technology makes this an exciting time for event planners. But don't make the mistake of using tech just because you can — ask how it can add value to your event.
British venues leading the world in sustainability and safety
After a period of considerable development and investment, British venues have a new-found confidence.
Enhancing and impactful: the developing role of event tech
Tech can enhance an event — but it has to be used intelligently, says Andrew Winterburn, EVCOM Meetings & Events Expert and Global Business Director, Ashfield Meetings & Events.
Smart loyalty programs offer consumers exclusive experiences
Hearing about a buddy’s trip to the spa never worked the kinks out of anyone’s back. Photos of premium chocolate never gave anyone a pleasurable sugar rush. Some things just have to be experienced firsthand.
The 34th Business Show
Since its inception in 2000, The Business Show has grown exponentially to become Europe’s biggest business conference and exhibition. The event’s 34
edition, coming this December, will continue this proud tradition.
Events and procurement professionals need to call a truce
Des Mclaughlin argues that the future of meetings and events budgets should rely on a symbiotic procurement and agency relationship that delivers a full and measurable service.
Take a day out of your digital life
Steve Knight, event director of The Meetings Show reflects on the need to meet in person.
Nicole Leida gives expert advice on meetings and events
Nicole Leida is joint chair of ABPCO and Head of Conference & Events at the National Cancer Research Institute. She answered some pressing questions for us on business meetings and events.
Does the future have room for face to face communication?
Emma Boynton discusses research undertaken by imago, part of the University of Loughborough in collaboration with The Right Solution.
Business Events Q and A with Chris Skeith
We ask Chris Skeith, Chief Executive of AEO about business meetings and events.
We love event mobile apps, but are they your only engagement solution?
One of the best indicators of the increasing adoption of technology in the event space is the growth of the event mobile app market.
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