Policy Unit launches with opening of sector-wide Consultation
The Business of Events, the not-for-profit independent Think Tank for the events industry, has launched its Policy Unit and opened the first stage of its sector-wide Consultation. The aim of the Consultation is to gather sentiment among those owning, running, managing, and working in the events industry, which will lay the foundation for a comprehensive…
The Business of Events outlines activity for 2023
The Business of Events can announce an outline of its planned activity for 2023, which will see an increase in the number of scheduled events and reports as it works towards building a policy agenda ahead of the next UK General Election.
The Business of Events: what’s coming in 2023
The Business of Events (TBOE) has published its Stakeholder Briefing for 2023, which outlines its scope of activity, which includes more events, a Policy Unit, and an in-depth content and engagement platform. TBOE will host a series of smaller events throughout the year, including roundtables and breakfast briefings, as well as larger events.
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:
Martyn’s Law moves one step closer to legislation
The UK Government has confirmed that the Protect Duty, now officially known as ‘Martyn’s Law’, is to be advanced to draft legislation stage, and will be ready for review in Spring 2023.
Shaping a better tomorrow by building stronger relationships with government
Theresa Villiers MP, chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Events said the government should make full use of the sector. Martin Fullard reports.
What the industry must do before engaging with Westminster
Robert Wright, managing director, Davies Tanner, says the industry must solve three problems before it can engage with the government.