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Watch and Learn

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers Co-Chairs Michael Smith and Barbara Calderwood announce the organisation’s upcoming seven-day festival of learning. From 1st to 9th December, we at the Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) will deliver more than…
Hospitality Events
November 22, 2021
Features

The Great Outdoors

Tom Clements, President of the National Outdoor Events Association, reveals details of the organisation’s annual conference, set to go online this November. Conventions have always been about getting the right speakers, to share new thinking and discussion, great education and…
Hospitality Events
November 22, 2021
Features

Hero to Zero

Through the Net Zero Carbon Events initiative, the industry aims to link events communities worldwide to tackle what is one of the biggest collective challenges we face today. Sustainable development has long been a focus for the events industry. Connected…
Hospitality Events
November 22, 2021
News

UK Launches New Travel System

Further hope for international business and events travel came as the UK introduced new, simplified travel regulations. Under the new regulations countries are now filtered into one of two categories, red or not. The new rules also mean that fully-vaccinated…
Hospitality Events
October 19, 2021
News

In the Stars

Birmingham venue Millennium Point is preparing to welcome an astronomical art installation by UK artist Luke Jerram. Birmingham’s landmark city centre venue is bringing an out-of-this-world experience to event bookers and the public early next year. Gaia, an exhibition by…
Hospitality Events
October 19, 2021
H&E North Meets

Looking Forward

Four months out of lockdown, we speak to Butlin's Head of Conferences and Events, Nick Tipper, to take a look at how venues are moving forward. It’s no secret that the pandemic has hit the events industry hardest. Being the…
Hospitality Events
October 19, 2021
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Stars of the Screen

Win big screen hire for the day worth £2,000, courtesy of mobile screen and AV production specialist LEDhouse. EDhouse is the home of LED screens and AV production. Specialising in supplying various forms of display to events across the UK,…
Hospitality Events
October 19, 2021
Features

Next Steps

We caught up with Diversity Ally Co-founder Gabby Austen Browne to discuss diversity within the events industry. The events industry is a bright vibrant community full of supportive and enthusiastic professionals, but is it lacking in diversity? Gabby Austen Browne,…
Hospitality Events
October 19, 2021
Features

The Path Less Travelled

With travel restrictions ever-changing, many event profs are opting to hold events at destinations in the UK, rather than travel abroad. Scotland’s NC500 route holds a wealth of unique events venues and team building ideas for organisers to consider. Scotland…
Hospitality Events
October 19, 2021
Features

One and Only

If you’re organising an event, you’ll no doubt be looking for a venue that’s a little out of the ordinary. The UK is awash with extraordinary and quirky spaces making fantastic backdrops to all kinds of different events, from smaller…
Hospitality Events
October 19, 2021
Features

Midlands in Focus

Home of the UK City of Culture 2021 in Coventry and fresh from winning the bid for the prestigious International Working Group (IWG) World Conference on Women & Sport 2026, the region prepares to host one of the biggest sporting…
Hospitality Events
October 19, 2021
Features

Chain Reaction

H&E North uncovers the impact of the recent supply chain disruption blighting the events industry and asks how we can build our resilience to withstand the pressures ahead. In recent months, supply chain disruption has resulted in delayed deliveries and…
Hospitality Events
October 19, 2021
Features

An Evening Affair

With the return of gala balls, award ceremonies and black tie events, the right outfit can go a long way towards making a good first impression. Here are H&E North’s picks for evening wear to dazzle.   Cotton Geo Print…
Hospitality Events
October 4, 2021
Features

Keeping Data In Check

H&E North reports on the latest industry initiative to develop a universal standard to help event professionals make sense of the treasure trove of data unlocked by virtual events. What does a good conversion rate look like for virtual events?…
Hospitality Events
October 4, 2021
Features

It’s Good to Talk

As teams work remotely under more pressure than ever, James Tucker, CEO of public sector events and exhibition organiser GovNet, explores the value of communication and staff retention in your events business. Effective communication has always been critical to the…
Hospitality Events
October 4, 2021
Blog

The Meetings Show is Back!

The Meetings Show has taken place over the past two days at London's ExCeL Centre, some two and half years since the last live event. Hospitality and Events North was delighted to be involved. This event marks the second major…
Hospitality Events
October 1, 2021
Features

Slow and Steady

The Meetings Industry Association’s (mia) Chief Executive Jane Longhurst urges the sector to proceed with caution and adhere to non-obligatory advice to reassure risk-averse bookers and safeguard customers and employees. For many venues, event planners and suppliers serving our sector…
Hospitality Events
September 23, 2021