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TA Weekly Update (2Feb2023) + Other Updates: EIF agrees to over £83,000 in grants

TA Weekly Update (2 February 2023): Govt response to DCMS Committee report published; Welsh Committee take evidence on tourism in Wales; Mayor joins calls for VAT reclaim scheme… Government response to DCMS Committee’s Promoting Britain Abroad report The Government response to the Commons DCMS Committee’s report into “Promoting Britain Abroad” has been published today. You […]

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THE GRAND BRIGHTON ACHIEVES CARBON NEUTRAL ACCREDITATION  

The Grand Brighton, the flagship hotel located on the Brighton’s seafront, has been certified as a Carbon Neutral hotel. The accreditation is awarded by Carbon Neutral Britain, the organisation which created the UK’s carbon offsetting initiative. The hotel has met and achieved all the initiative’s standards in measuring, calculating and carbon offsetting all organisational carbon […]

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Announcing our newly rebranded Radisson Blu Edwardian Bond St!

Greetings from Edwardian Hotels London, It is with great excitement that we announce our newly rebranded and softly refurbished Radisson Blu Edwardian Bond St hotel, formerly Radisson Blu Edwardian Berkshire! This charming hotel, located near coveted address of Central London’s Oxford St, has undergone a breath-taking ground floor transformation; with a collection of 149 bedrooms designed […]

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BIG NEWS: etc.venues acquired by Convene

       Convene acquires etc.venues This exciting next chapter will offer you, our valued clients, even more places and ways to hold events and meetings. Please read our joint etc.venues and Convene message here. More locations Like etc.venues, Convene is a global leader in premium meeting and event spaces. By joining forces with Convene, etc.venues will expand […]

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CYE Group to Partner with Venue View

1st February 2023, UK: CYE Group, the specialist event services business, has partnered with Venue View to offer venues within its listings access an enhanced package that will include the sought after Matterport digital twin 3D virtual tours. Venue View’s digital tours have proved an incredible success for both organisers and venues, allowing a deeper […]

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UKEVENTS – Summary of January 2023 Updates

UKEVENTS updates/material of interest (January 2023) Reminder – On the homepage of the UKEVENTS website, you will find boxes signposting to key information including boxes dedicated to: Brexit Guidance; and Covid-19 Guidance. UKEVENTS News Events Apprenticeship Framework launches to tackle industry’s talent shortage, 17 Jan. Partners News TBOE – Events industry excluded from energy support […]

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UKEVENTS Various Updates – TIC Restructure | APPG for Events Briefing Note | Call for Action Workforce survey and focus group

Tourism Industry Council restructure Following on from last Thursday’s information about the restructuring of the Tourism Industry Council (TIC), The Events Industry will continue to have substantial representation on the TIC’s various working groups. Chris Skeith, as Chair of the Events Industry Board Working Group, will also now be on the new  ‘Workstream Leads Group’ […]

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Twickenham Introduces Pitch Side Conferencing

The Ultimate ‘Alfresco Auditorium’ 31st January 2023, UK: Twickenham Stadium is expanding its conference capacities by offering the stadium’s seating ‘bowl’ for upwards of 1,000 delegates. Ideal for main plenary sessions that work in tandem with the stadium’s many other spaces, the venue is combining a selection of highly visual mobile screens and staging set […]

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The latest news from Church House Westminster

  Church House Westminster to achieve Net-Zero Carbon status by 2030 | Event Industry News We are proud to announce that we have won an Eco Church Award! The A Roche ECO Church scheme recognises outstanding efforts by Christian organisations in caring for the environment through sustainable & ethical practices operationally, practically and socially. To […]

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Venues of Excellence ‘Fast Lane to Excellence’ 2023 Annual Conference focuses venue to strive for maximum results and continued excellence.

Venues of Excellence (VoE) has hosted its 2023 Annual Conference at Silverstone International Conference and Exhibition Centre, and Hilton Garden Inn Silverstone. The annual conference titled ‘Fast Lane to Excellence’ was attended by 128 delegates, including 20 exhibitors and sponsored by Oyster Recruitment. This year’s conference had an overall aim to motivate, strive for excellence […]