Tag: Business events value
Cvent acquired for $4.6bn by Private Equity firm Blackstone
Event technology organisation Cvent has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an affiliate of private equity funds managed by Blackstone in a transaction valued at […]
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.
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.
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.
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:
Data analysis: Price Per Head for business events sees dramatic increase
The Price Per Head (PPH) for conferences and meetings has increased by 109% in London, according to the latest data exclusively provided to The Business of Events by Venue Performance.