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OVO Hydro gears up to celebrate 10th birthday
The OVO Hydro has kicked off its 10th birthday season with the launch of HYDR10 – a celebration of the last decade at one of the world’s busiest and best venues. The season has commenced with the launch of a short film which captures key moments from across the years, beautifully projected onto the iconic exterior and soundtracked by Glasgow favourite Gerry Cinnamon’s track ‘Ghost’.
How to achieve record breaking profits amidst rising costs
ATPI Group’s CEO, Ian Sinderson, explains how the corporate travel company achieved record profits whilst straddling rising costs and labour shortages.
Inside the Floral Olympics: The Interflora World Cup 2023
Top Banana were tasked with planning the world’s biggest floristry competition taking place in Manchester’s Convention Complex.
The New York Times event planner discusses working with Emma Watson and COP26
Former international events planner at The New York Times, discusses COP26, working with Emma Watson and dreaming up the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
Everything you need to know about Safe Space
C&IT spoke to Gabby Austen-Browne all about her new safeguarding initiative and how eventprofs can get involved in changing the industry for the better.
6 step guide to event budgeting
Budgeting an event can descend into a minefield, but with a careful breakdown, here’s C&IT’s manageable 6 step guide.
How to start a new agency at forty
Zara Gregory, Director at The Forty Agency talks embracing the unknown and how turning forty spurred her to start her own agency.
AAA Explores Mercedes-Benz Arena as venue celebrates its 15th birthday
Fifteen years ago this week, AEG Europe opened Berlin’s Mercedes-Benz Arena with a remarkable string of shows; Metallica (12 Sept), Herbert Grönemeyer (13 Sept) and Coldplay (15 Sept). To mark the anniversary, Access has issued the latest edition in its AAA Explores film series that goes behind the scenes to investigate its facilities and meet the team.
Independent festivals All-Party Parliamentary Groups launched
The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has set up an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for independent festivals. The APPG will be chaired by Giles Watling, the Conservative MP for Clacton, who has been a longtime member of the cross-party Culture, Media and Sport Committee.
Emily Eavis on Glastonbury’s evergreen future
On the back of the entire 210,000-capacity Glastonbury Festival being powered by renewable energy for the first time in its 53-year history, Access caught up with Emily Eavis to discuss the challenges involved and what the next steps are.
Top 10 MICE destinations featured in film
As ‘set-jetting’ steadily becomes the most popular form of tourism, we take a look at the top MICE destinations inspired by film and TV.
How to personalise delegate dining on a budget
The buffet renaissance not only simplifies the event planning process, but can cater to shifting preferences and emphasise local ingredients.
The mia to host inaugural summit
Sir John Whittingdale will provide an update on the government’s plans to support the sector.
HeadBox launches sustainability tool
‘Journeys’ aims to help empower event bookers to make the most sustainable venue choices – before they decide which venue to book.
VisitBritain showcases business events sector
The reception brought together 50 attendees including British nations, cities, local ambassadors and industry stakeholders.
University of Leeds to host UK Corporate Games 2024
University of Leeds Conferences and Events has announced it will host the UK Corporate Games 2024, following a competitive bid process.
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