Nine events were piloted in total, including a 500-person business event
The tourism minister Nigel Huddleston has told Conference News that the Government’s new Tourism Recovery Plan is a “good indication of the kind of things we want to do”
The Government has launched its Tourism Recovery Plan, but what does it really mean for business events?
The Government has unveiled its new Tourism Recovery Plan to help sector build back better from the pandemic, which includes benefits for the business events industry, such as investment in the sector around the Commonwealth Games
The Business Events Growth Programme is managed by VisitBritain
Prime minister Boris Johnson has confirmed the planned next stage will go ahead
The report will provide an overview of the pandemic’s impact on the events sector; the road to recovery
DCMS Committee chair Julian Knight MP has written to secretary of state Oliver Dowden calling for the Events Research Programme to be increased by up to 30 more pilot events over the summer and for the cancellation insurance provided for it by Government to be extended to cover them.
Some public events can take place from 12 April, such as village fetes, agricultural shows, gardening shows, funfairs and food and drink festivals.