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 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.
10-11 Carlton House Terrace has recently achieved a new benchmark, set out by Stress Matters, that guarantees a mental health first aider at every event.
All members of the London venue’s in-house events team have been trained in mental health first aid.
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.
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has announced a number of new members, as venues and suppliers recognise the association’s ongoing support for the sector throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.