UKEVENTS welcomes new members to Working Group for Advocacy & Government Relations
UKEVENTS, the umbrella body for the UK events industry, has announced that Clive Wratton, CEO of the Business Travel Association and Martin Fullard, Director, News & Content at davies tanner […]
Meetings Industry Association and VisitBritain join forces for destination events
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is partnering with VisitBritain to host two events designed to help UK destination marketing organisations and convention bureaux attract more business events and demonstrate their value and impact.
Events Apprenticeship Framework launches to tackle industry’s talent shortage
The UKEVENTS (formerly BVEP) Skills Talent & Diversity Working Group has launched its Events Apprenticeship Framework. The framework will launch with five apprenticeship schemes, which include: Events Assistant, Live Event Technician, Creative Venue Technician, Live Event Rigger, and AV Event Technician.
US industry body publishes Public Policy Agenda, pushing Congress for sector support
With the new US Congress being sworn in on 3 January, the Exhibitions & Conferences Alliance (ECA) has published its 2023 public policy priorities. For 2023, the 10 ECA alliance partner organisations have identified four key areas of focus for ECA:
BVEP rebrands as UK Events at The Business of Events UK Policy Forum
The events industry’s umbrella organisation has rebranded to better define its purpose