- Saturday, 04 July 2015
Together, the Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA), the Association of Event Venues (AEV), and the Association of Event Organisers (AEO) have worked with their members and the wider industry to drive towards minimal impact from CDM regulations.
- Friday, 19 June 2015
By Simon Hughes - The Tourism Alliance recently invited partners to respond to a snap survey to help assist the process of developing their position on the EU referendum. They recognise the need to develop a view point that best represents the views of their members as we enter what promises to be one of the most important political debates for a generation. Briton's generally still seem to be split on the issue, although some recent polls suggest that more would vote to stay in than leave. The caveat here of course is what a wonderful job the very same pollsters did during the recent general election.
- Thursday, 18 June 2015
New research into the UK's conference and business events sector, entitled the 'UK Conference and Meeting Survey 2015' (UKCAMS), values the sector at an estimated £21.6 billion in venue and destination direct spend in 2014. The total represents an increase of some £2 billion compared with the previous year, due mainly to an increase in event size.
- Monday, 08 June 2015
The UK Events Industry is once again calling on the Government to increase the tax exemption available to companies that hold staff parties.
- Thursday, 28 May 2015
The Business Visits & Events Partnership is leading industry efforts to ensure the Government's Events Strategy, launched just prior to the General Election by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), is implemented without delay.