London leads Cvent’s top meeting destinations list
Meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider Cvent has released its lists of the Top Meeting Destinations and Top Meeting Hotels for Europe.
VisitScotland Business Events commits to support The Business of Events for fifth consecutive year
The Business of Events has confirmed VisitScotland Business Events as its latest official partner for its 2023 programme. It marks a fifth year of consecutive support to the Policy Unit […]
TBOE joins Cambridge in marking 25 years of business event strength
The Business of Events (TBOE) was invited to join a panel session to mark the 25th anniversary of Cambridge’s convention bureau, MeetCambridge, 20 April. MeetCambridge, which is funded by the city’s colleges, employs six staff and handles more than 3,500 enquiries annually, worth in the region of £20m to its 53 member venues.
Celebrating Global Meetings Industry Day in Scotland
Global Meetings Industry Day falls on 30th March, and naturally we are proud to support this important day and highlight the hard work and dedication across the industry, and to recognise the growing importance of business events as agents of economic and social transformation.
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.
North East awarded funding to promote the region’s experiences to international visitors
NewcastleGateshead Initiative (NGI) has been awarded a grant from VisitBritain’s GREAT Gateway Innovation Fund to market and promote North East experiences to inbound visitors from the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC).
In conversation: Paul Black on VisitBritain’s quest for legacy
Britain remains a strong appeal for the US market in terms of business events, while the ever-changing situation with China means that international business has not exceeded 2019 levels yet. There is a similar pattern across most of Europe: domestic events rein as international events gradually return.
Homegrown events the key for growth in South Africa
Zinhle Nzama is the Acting Chief Convention Bureau Officer at the South African National Convention Bureau, and while at IBTM World she made time to speak in greater detail to TBOE about the National Association Project.
Global Destination Report: executive summary
The Global Destination Report was commissioned by brand communications agency davies tanner and researcher SFA Connect to establish how the industry has changed since 2019.
DCMS Committee slams Government for DMO funding failures
Martin Fullard analyses the DCMS Committee Report, which criticises the Government for failing to implement the de Bois Review’s recommendations.