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March Round Up of Event Industry News

We’ve included below a list of a quick round up of some of our favourite articles from the last month. We hope you enjoy:

Events Canceled Due to Terror Attacks and Heightened Threat Across Europe. The recent atrocities committed in Brussels has led to an increased threat of attack throughout Europe. A range of exhibitions, conferences and meetings have as a result been cancelled. The majority f the cancellations have been seen in Brussels itself…

Follow, Like, Tweet, Pin, +1 Us…. We’ve launched a few new social media platforms to keep the industry abreast of all things events. To add to our growing Twitter pages we are also on Facebook, Google+…

UFI – Global Association of the Exhibition Industry launch a new leadership grant to help event professionals… The “Next Generation Leadership Grant” (NGL Grant for short) has been created to help create and nurture the next generation of leaderships throughout the exhibition industry…

The MICE APAC Expo… will be taking place on 21st and 22nd of September at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. The awards will recognise excellence within the Events Industry and acknowledge those who play a defining role in supporting, growing and moving the industry forwards…

The Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre has reported that there should be a very positive year ahead for 2016 building on the successes of 2015. Q1+Q2 2015 saw an considerable increase in the number of bookings for events. There has been an influx of new event organisers within Australia and internationally who are now looking to the city to host their shows…

UK to Change Visas For Indian MICE Groups In Order To Attract Events. As of April 2016 the UK government are to change the visas issued to Indian MICE groups. The UK Visa and Immigration are to launch a new scheme to help support any Indian companies who are bringing in over 150 delegates to UK for an event. The new visa is heralded as being far more straightforward.

REED Exhibitions See Slight Drop in Revenue for 2015. The owner of Reed Exhibitions, RELX Group have published their consolidated results, they show a small decrease in their overall revenues. Their hotly anticipated report is being looked on by large scale event organisers in the industry as a way of gauging the market ahead in 2016.