Bake Off Winner Joins Cake & Bake Show The recent winner of the smash hit BBC TV show, The Great British Bake Off (GBBO), has joined the Cake & Bake Show. Candice Brown who managed to beat stiff competition from Jane Beedle and Andrew Smyth to win the the 2016 series of GBBO. Both Andrew
Ticketscripts’ Clients said to See 125% Increase in Mobile Conversion of Ticket Sales Ticketscript have recently launched a new look ‘ticketshop’ the results are said to be a phenomenal increase in ticket sales and conversion rates. Statistics released by the ticket software company are said to show an increase in 125% ni mobile conversion. Also
490,000 Visitors Attend Hong Kong Food Expo The Hong Kong Trade and Development Council have released the figures for their annual Food Expo and they are impressive. The 2016 edition which took place on 11-15 August received 490,000 visitors over the 5 day event. The 27th Food Expo featured the 8th Tea Fair, 3rd Home
New Government Plan to Boost UK Events Industry The Business Visits and Events Partnership along with the Events Industry Board have recently welcomed the Government’s new Action Plan to booth the UK events industry. The Events Industry Board has been established to help grow the number and role of events in the UK economy and
Mercury Events Acquired by Ocean Media Group UK based Mercury events have recently been purchased by Ocean Media Group. The company produce shows such as the Baby and Toddlers Shows and the Wedding Fairs. The acquisition will see two of the UK’s largest wedding shows organisers for the consumer market come together. They will now
Matchmaking of event participants is becoming more and more important to trade fairs and congresses, as no organizer wants to leave networking success purely up to chance. Hosted buyer programs can help – but they are not easy to devise and implement. What pitfalls should be avoided? Trade show organizers that see themselves purely as
London Voted Best European Meeting Destination. Cvent have recently released their rankings for best meeting destinations globally. As we recently reported Singapore was crowned winner of the Asian rankings, it has now come to Europe’s turn. London has once again taken poll position ahead of stiff competition from Barcelona and Amsterdam. London won the European, Middle
Mash Media Buys Office* Event from Diversified Communication. International event organiser Mash Media have acquired Office* the event for Pas and office managers. The event is to be held alongside International Confex and will help add an additional dimension to the event planning aspect of the Confex show. Managing Director of Mash Media Julian Agostini
Brisbane Targets Business Events as Key to Growth. The economic growth of the city was recently planned out in a government plan, The Brisbane 2022 New World City Action Plan. The key development strategy will focus on the next 7 years of growth, with business events playing a major part in reaching the stated aims.
Lions Club International Convention Goes to Singapore in 2020. Singapore has recently won the bid to host the 103rd Lions Club international Convention against stiff competition. The convention will partner with Singapore Exhibition and Convention Bureau (SECB) part of the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) to produce one of the largest non government organised annual convention.