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2022: venue and event trends

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre reveal the biggest trends and predictions for the industry over the next 12 months

Farnborough International’s Michael Watton to take early retirement

Michael Watton, venue director at Farnborough International, has announced he will take an early retirement after five years at the venue.

Watton has played an important role in the transformation of Farnborough International having been part of the planning, opening and subsequent operation of its new £30m events venue. Watton built a strong team around him, made up of experienced event professionals who have worked to establish the event, venue and filming side of our business nationally and internationally.