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‘Safe in One Place’ virtual roundtable debates key issues for the events industry

Emirates Old Trafford recently brought together a panel of event industry experts to debate key issues for the industry ahead of the proposed re-opening of the sector on 1 October.

Those that took part in the event included: Daniel Gidney, CEO of Lancashire Cricket and Emirates Old Trafford; Sheona Southern, managing director of Marketing Manchester; and Ian Nuttall, CEO of events agency Xperiology, alongside the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham. Conference News editor Martin Fullard chaired the session.

Submissions open for CN 30 under Thirty

Submissions are now open for Conference News' CN30 under Thirty, with the event's judging panel has also being announced.

The CN30 under Thirty exists to recognise and celebrate the conference and meetings industry’s top young talent. As a platform for the rising stars of the industry, the initiative highlights outstanding achievement and offers opportunities for the 30 under Thirty to learn from each other and leading industry figures.

Cvent launches virtual solution with Engagement Hub

Meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, Cvent has unveiled its new virtual event solution, the Cvent Engagement Hub. Built to work alongside the company’s existing suite of products, the Cvent Engagement Hub offers a fully branded, turnkey virtual event experience with a platform that can power events of all types – whether in-person, virtual, or hybrid.