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Return to events: how redundancy made me strongerJanuary 5, 2022Return to events: how redundancy made me strongerThe pandemic has had a devastating effect on many event professionals’ careers - here, current Fast Forward 15 mentee, Becky Davison, explains why being made redundant was a catalyst for personal positive change...‘We need Government help to avoid a bleak midwinter’ says Beckie TowleDecember 21, 2021‘We need Government help to avoid a bleak midwinter’ says Beckie Towle“The business events sector is now looking forward to January with trepidation; with so many events being cancelled or postponed, how much work will we have to keep us afloat?” said Beckie Towle, marketing director of HBAA beam and founder of The Events RaccoonCvent CEO: ‘Going public will inspire meetings industry return’November 30, 2021Cvent CEO: ‘Going public will inspire meetings industry return’Meetings management titan Cvent in July announced that it planned to go public during the fourth quarter of 2021 via a merger with special purpose acquisition company Dragoneer Growth Opportunities Corp. II.Demand sees Taylor Lynn Corporation expand teamNovember 26, 2021Demand sees Taylor Lynn Corporation expand teamManchester-based event planners, Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC) has reported significant demand since March 2021, leading to new hires, promotions and a bigger office.Diversity: 'as a white, middle-aged, middle-class male, who the hell am I to talk about it?'November 22, 2021Diversity: 'as a white, middle-aged, middle-class male, who the hell am I to talk about it?'Robert Kenward, founder of The Jobs Hub, gets frank about sticking up for what matters...Paul Black new head of business events at VisitBritain/VisitEnglandNovember 17, 2021Paul Black new head of business events at VisitBritain/VisitEnglandVisitBritain/VisitEngland has appointed Paul Black as its new head of business events.COP26: what it means to host the ultimate global eventNovember 10, 2021COP26: what it means to host the ultimate global eventIn terms of what it means for the planet, it's not hyperbole to say that COP26 is far and away the largest and most important business event ever to come to the UK.Identity’s Michael Gietzen in Top 50 Ambitious Business Leaders listOctober 21, 2021Identity’s Michael Gietzen in Top 50 Ambitious Business Leaders listMichael Gietzen, managing director of events agency Identity, has been included on the nationwide LCD Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2021 list.M&IT Talks season 2: listen now to Ep3 of The Next NormalOctober 8, 2021M&IT Talks season 2: listen now to Ep3 of The Next NormalIn episode 3 of The Next Normal, M&IT editor Paul Harvey talks to Delegate Wranglers founder Neil Thompson about the Show Up campaign.Eventprofs pay tribute to marketing leader Jayson WestonOctober 6, 2021Eventprofs pay tribute to marketing leader Jayson WestonFigures from the festival, marketing and experiential sectors have paid tribute to Jayson Weston, who has died suddenly and unexpectedly aged 51.Show More

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