The Meetings Show has started the search to find and celebrate emerging talent within the business meetings and events industry as it opens applications to its 2024 Tomorrow’s Talent programme.

New research has revealed the estimated economic impact of Emirates Old Trafford’s major events in 2023 to be worth in excess of £22.5 million to the local economy.

The Victory Services Club has become the first venue in the world to be awarded ‘World Class’ status by the Institute of Hospitality’s Hospitality Assured accreditation.

Emirates Old Trafford’s Hilton Garden extension was officially launched on Monday evening by Lancashire and England’s James Anderson OBE.

Aviva Studios, Manchester's new cultural landmark and permanent home of Factory International, officially opened on October 18, 2023, featuring the world premiere of Free Your Mind.

The Meetings Show – the UK’s leading exhibition for the meetings, events, and incentives community – has signed a three-year deal to remain at ExCeL London until 2026.

The Meetings Show’s portfolio marketing director, Alex Softley, has secured a coveted place in micebook’s Power 50: Green Champions.

Following the successful preview of its new home during Manchester International Festival, Factory International – the organisation behind the biennial festival and the landmark new venue – reveals details about the venue hire offering of Aviva Studios.

The Venues Collection will become the first UK hotel and venue group to install solar powered EV (electric vehicle) charging points at all its venues. The installation of these charging points will be rolled out across all venues this summer, and will enable delegates and guests to charge their electric vehicles using renewable energy. This initiative is part of the Group’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and promoting sustainable practices in the events industry.

The Venues Collection can announce that all their UK conference & training venues have achieved the ‘silver’ level in the Green Tourism ‘Green Meetings’ Standard - the world's largest sustainable certification programme.