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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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Events to play major role in Tourism Sector Deal as it advances to next stage

The government has signalled its intention to agree a landmark Tourism Sector Deal for the UK tourism industry in a bid to attract more domestic and overseas visitors and help drive major economic growth.

The UK events sector, which is worth more than £42.3bn a year to the economy, is set to play a major role in the delivery of the plan, that will focus on boosting productivity by better utilisation of existing capacities, extending the season and attracting more business visitors and event attendees to all parts of the UK.

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New Events Apprenticeship Website Launches

The ongoing growth of the Event Management Apprenticeship programme marks a new milestone with the launch of its new web portal. At the same time a new name is applied to the programme, now known as Get into Events, and can be seen here www.getintoevents.org.uk

This new hub of information will be further developed in the coming months, providing a central resource of information for employers, apprentices, and industry stakeholders.

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The Business of Events London Programme Celebrates 3,788 Years of Industry Experience

The Business of Events Senior Leadership Forum today celebrated a wealth of shared knowledge with attendees having a combined 3,788 years, 9 months and five days experience in the events industry.

Today’s event welcomed more than 100 senior leaders from the events industry, government officials and Members of Parliament.

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Economic Value of Events (report) - Survey

Bournemouth University is seeking support in gaining valuable information on the contribution of outdoor events in the UK. This is something relevant to all Industry Associations, whether for economic, community, cultural, sporting or licensing reasons.

The Value of Events project aims to establish the economic and socio-cultural value of outdoor events and therefore support from industry associations is necessary to ensure the majority of the industry are represented fairly and have the opportunity of being part of the research. The project findings will provide both event organisers and local authorities with greater knowledge of the contribution of outdoor events which can be used when making decisions on supporting and staging events.

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Business Visits & Events Partnership ‘delighted’ with The Business of Events Programme

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) has welcomed the current series of events being held as part of the Business of Events (TBOE) programme and has said they are ‘delighted’ that the main activities are being so strongly attended by industry leaders, senior politicians and key influencers. A number of Ministers, including Michael Ellis MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Members of Parliament and other senior government officials, are due to attend the events.

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