BVEP - Business Visits and Events Partnership

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Positive Impact Events, UN and Partners SDGs Event Industry Survey.

For the first time since the UN announced the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, they will be holding a summit at the end of September, to assess progress on these goals towards their 2030 Agenda. And, they are inviting global industries to tell them what they, as the UN, can do to help each industry work towards the goals that have been set.

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New tourism minister keen to work with industry

(Article first published here by M&IT on 25th January 2018) 

New tourism minister Michael Ellis is keen to develop a positive agenda for the events industry, according to Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) chair Michael Hirst.

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LGA - Business Rates Relief Advice

LGA has advised Local Authorities that Conference and Exhibitions premises will be included in the Government's business rate relief scheme. More details at https://local.gov.uk/coronavirus-business-rates-relief-hospitality-and-leisure-sector   

Survey - Events Supply Chain Business Support Impacts

DEADLINE 7th APRIL at 17:00 - Please encourage your members who are supply chain services providers to complete this survey looking at measuring the impact of government and other support mechanisms on the events supply chain. The questions have been designed to give DCMS the data needed to help get the support needed.

BVEP Pushes for Further Support for the UK's £70bn Events Industry

The Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) has held an online meeting of its partners and representatives from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS) to share feedback and issues surrounding COVID-19 and to look at practical ways in which the government can continue to support the UK’s £70bn business events sector during the current COVID-19 pandemic, and help aid its recovery.

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