ONE of London’s most famous venues is celebrating a very special centenary with two Best of British offers for event bookers.

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has announced the shortlist for its coveted miaList 2018.

The leading event for the UK inbound and outbound meetings industry, The Meetings Show, has reported significantly increased buyer attendance following a change of format for 2018.

Nira Caledonia is set to stake its claim to be Edinburgh’s premier boutique hotel as it reopens fully once more following the completion of a major £1.4 million refurbishment.

Will AI take over the world? Is technology set to replace face-to-face meetings? These are just two of the unmissable topics up for discussion at The Meetings Show next month.

The Meetings Show is launching a brand-new Pre-Show Conference for 2018, as an extension of the show’s existing education programme which offers more than 45 hours of free education across the two-day show.

CHS Group is excited to reveal the shortlisted nominees for the 2018 CHS Awards. The annual awards will take place on 31 May at The Principal Hotel in Manchester. With entrants ranging from internationally recognised brands to UK family attractions, innovative catering companies and academic venues, the awards are set to be hotly contested.

The sold-out Conference and Hospitality Show (CHS18) held this week, Tuesday 24 April, at Leeds first direct arena saw a 19 per cent increase in visitor numbers from the previous year. The event welcomed a range of event organisers, PAs and meetings professionals from across the UK.

Lime Venue Portfolio is looking ahead to a strong summer as meetings and events planners look to combine business events with more seasonal summer parties and outdoor incentive programmes. The specialist venue group has seen an increase in ‘event convergence’ enquiries throughout the winter and spring, that gives it confidence coming into the summer.

Elm Grove Conference Centre, based in the University of Roehampton, London, is amongst the 93 buildings which have been shortlisted for this year’s RIBA London Awards 2018. For 50 years the RIBA awards and prizes for buildings have championed and celebrated the best architecture in the UK and for MJP Architects work to be shortlisted is exciting for both Roehampton Venues and the University of Roehampton.