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New Research and Resources Directory launched by the Business Visits and Events Partnership

A new Research and Resources Directory has been launched by the Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) providing a searchable database of research and reports for the meetings and events industry.

Compiled by industry educators and experts, Tony Rogers of Tony Rogers Conference & Event Services and Glenn Bowdin of Leeds Beckett University on behalf of the BVEP’s research group, the Directory is now live on the BVEP website: https://www.businessvisitsandeventspartnership.com/research-and-publications/research-directory# 

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“Opportunities for Global Growth in Britain’s Events Sector” New BVEP policy document outlines industry road map following decision to leave EU

The Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) has launched a major new policy document for the UK events industry: “Opportunities for Global Growth in Britain’s Events Sector”.

The policy document outlines the issues, opportunities and challenges that will help Britain achieve a more competitive, more profitable and higher profile as it repositions itself following the decision to leave the European Union.

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Positions confirmed for All-Party Parliamentary Group for the UK Events Industry

The core members of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the UK Events Industry (APPG) have been agreed, following the Group’s AGM earlier this month.

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New Secretary of State reaffirms commitment to attracting more major business events to the UK

The work of the Events Industry Board has received further endorsement from two major figures in government.

In a recent meeting with both the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (The Rt Hon Karen Bradley MP) and the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport, Tourism and Heritage (Tracey Crouch MP), Chair of the Events Industry Board, Nick de Bois, outlined the Board’s progress so far and pressed the case for continuing advocacy for events across government.

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Chris Skeith and Simon Hughes Re-Appointed as BVEP Vice-Chairs

The Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) has announced the re-appointment of Chris Skeith (pictured left) and Simon Hughes (pictured right) as Vice-Chairs for a further two-year term.

Chris Skeith will continue as BVEP Treasurer and Simon Hughes will continue to lead on BVEP’s co-ordination of issues arising from Britain’s eventual exit from the EU.

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Talent, Tariffs, Trade BVEP survey identifies key industry priorities over Brexit

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) today announced the results of its Events Industry Referendum Impact Survey which aimed to identify the industry’s key priorities for consideration during the forthcoming EU exit negotiations.

Drawing on responses from a broad range of event industry venues, suppliers and contractors, the survey reveals the top four priorities facing event professionals following the decision to leave the EU.

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