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Britain for Events hosts Parliamentary Dinner as part of National Events Month

The Britain for Events campaign is to hold its annual parliamentary dinner on Wednesday 27th October as National Events Month comes to a close.

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PCMA sign up to support Britain for Events campaign

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), have been announced as the latest supporter to join the fast growing Britain for Events campaign.

The campaign, which runs from October 2015 – March 2016, will see PCMA join a further 21 partners to promote the UK as a destination for meetings and live events.

Michael Hirst OBE, Chair of the Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP), says; “We are delighted to welcome PCMA as a first time supporter of Britain for Events. As a member of the BVEP they are already demonstrating their commitment to the UK events industry and we are extremely grateful for the further support they have announced today.”

This year’s campaign will see a number of high profile events happening throughout October, including an industry reception which takes place at The Mermaid, London, the annual Parliamentary Dinner at The Conrad, St James and several industry debates. These events take place ahead of the launch of the new All Party Parliamentary Group for Events, on October 26th.

“With distinct events, from the upcoming Parliamentary Dinner to the Event Industry Reception, PCMA values the opportunity to support this exciting time for Britain for Events,” said Deborah Sexton, PCMA President and CEO. “The UK offers unique destinations and venues for event planners seeking to grow their audiences and PCMA’s support will ensure their message is delivered to our membership.”

Other campaign partners include Eventbrite, IMEX, Visit Scotland, Visit England, SECC, Cvent, Venuefinder and ABPCO.

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About Britain for Events

Britain for Events is a cross industry campaign, in partnership with Government, Destinations and the Business Visits & Events Partnership, which promotes Britain as a world class destination for events of all types. Britain for Events focuses on every aspect of the events industry, from live music and sport, festivals and cultural events to meetings and conferences, incentive travel, product launches, exhibitions and trade shows.

About PCMA

The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) is the definitive authority in education, business networking and community engagement for leaders in the global meetings, convention and business events industry. With more than 6,500 members and 50,000 customers worldwide PCMA drives innovation through risk taking, research and data driven decision making.

Britain For Events - Update October 2015

You can view the Newsletter online here or download the pdf version below.

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Eventbrite latest partner to join Britain for Events campaign

Eventbrite, the world's largest self-service ticketing platform, have been announced as the latest supporter to join the growing Britain for Events campaign.

The campaign, which runs from October 2015 – March 2016, will see Eventbrite join a further 20 partners to promote the UK as a leading live events destination.

Michael Hirst OBE, Chair of the Business Visits & Events Partnership, says; "We are very pleased to welcome Eventbrite once again as a partner of Britain for Events and are extremely grateful for their continued support. I would encourage other major organisations across the events industry to get behind this important campaign and become involved."

"At Eventbrite, we aim to bring the world together through live experiences, and that is a passion we share with Britain for Events", says Marino Fresch, Eventbrite's Head of Marketing for the UK and Ireland. "We are proud to partner with a campaign that recognises and helps to grow the importance of live events all across the UK."

This year's campaign will see a number of events taking place, including an industry reception which takes place at The Mermaid, London, Parliamentary Dinner at The Conrad St James and several industry debates, all of which will take place ahead of the launch of the new All Party Parliamentary Group for Events, the details of which will be announced shortly.

Other campaign partners include UBM, IMEX, Visit Scotland, Visit England, SECC, George P. Johnson and ABPCO.

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For further information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About Britain for Events

Britain for Events is a cross industry campaign, in partnership with Government, Destinations and the Business Visits & Events Partnership, which promotes Britain as a world class destination for events of all types. Britain for Events focuses on every aspect of the
events industry, from live music and sport, festivals and cultural events to meetings and conferences, incentive travel, product launches, exhibitions and trade shows.

About Eventbrite

Eventbrite is the world's largest self-service ticketing platform, hosting a vibrant collection of live experiences to fuel people's passions and enrich their lives. For organisers, Eventbrite provides a seamless solution to create compelling event pages, sell tickets, promote and manage events, and analyse results - from the web or any mobile device. For attendees, Eventbrite offers access to a wide variety of live experiences, from small photography and yoga classes to large concerts and festivals with tens of thousands of people. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in San Francisco, the company has processed more than 200 million tickets in 180 countries and has eight offices around the world, including its European headquarters in London. Investors include Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global and T. Rowe Price. Learn more at www.eventbrite.co.uk.

#NEMO to Return for 2015!

Following the success of last year's National Events Month October (#NEMO) Britain for Events are proud to announce the return of the annual campaign's promotional month, #NEMO.

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#NEMO Weekly Update - Week 4