As part of Conference News’ continued efforts to support the industry, the ‘Meet Out to Help Out’ scheme will be launched in October.
The scheme will available for any event venue or planner to use and is set to run throughout the next six months. It aims to help facilitate more meeting and small business event bookings despite the restrictions that have been put in place.
Following Reed Travel Exhibitions announcement, 18 September, that its IBTM World live event would not take place in Barcelona this year (1-3 December), its IBTM Events team has announced the first details of IBTM World Virtual, an online event that will take place 8–10 December 2020.
Business events for up to 30 may continue to run, it has been confirmed.
The news comes hours after the prime minister, Boris Johnson, announced that conferences and exhibitions will not be allowed to run from 1 October.