Event news blog

As we all know, this summer 2020 is being a different summer and we cannot celebrate in a big way nor organize big events as we Spaniards like to do, but that does not mean that we are not going to celebrate everything that deserves a big…
July 2nd, 2020. MICE Forum has held a new meeting. The first face-to-face event of the Forum in the last few months in which its president, Matilde Almandoz, sets her sights on the future: "Now it is our turn to take action". In this way,…
Madrid, July 2, 2020 - Cinema is betting on a return to normality. The Callao Cinemas in Madrid open their doors today with the celebration of the first film premiere in Spain, after months of confinement. "We are delighted to be able to…
IBTM World, which takes place in Barcelona from 1-3 December, has launched its 2020 ‘Event Business Accelerator’, an investment and mentoring programme for event industry entrepreneurs. Back after a highly successful launch in 2019, the…
Technology has been front page news across the coronavirus crisis. The list is too long to detail the why, when, where and how, but from research to robots to tracking and tracing innovation has impacted the everywhere. Not least events,…
Nigel Brown, Director Marketing & Partnerships of BestCities Global Alliance is currently undergoing his certification as a virtual meeting planner – here are some of his learnings from his journey so far. Getting back to basics: the…
It is with great regret and disappointment that today we are announcing that we have made the difficult decision to cancel IMEX America 2020, due to take place at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas from September 15-17.  Our industry has been…
The crisis generated by the COVID-19 pandemic has heavily affected the events sector. With the consequent lockdown in many countries and the cancellation or postponement of physical events, a massive rise was seen in the proliferation of…
EventsCase, all-in-one event management software has been shortlisted as a finalist for the AEO Excellence Awards in the Technology Service Supplier of the Year category. This award is open to national and international technology service…
28 April 2020, London, UK: Organisers of the Sustainable Event Awards have announced today leading event software company Evessio as their official partner and platform provider for the inaugural event which take place online in September…
The Event Technology Awards (ETA) eighth edition is now open for submissions with more categories and Easyfairs’ Stephan Forseilles, Karen Bhavnani from MCI Group, and Imagination’s Hina Mistry among the judges. The Event Tech Awards’…
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The conclusions presented at the First Virtual Meeting of the MICE Forum point to a recovery in the second half of the year, while the weight of MICE in the Spanish economy is claimed. On April 1st, the I Foro MICE Virtual Meeting took…
It will connect Madrid and Dallas with a daily flight American Airlines has announced its intention to continue contributing to the Spanish market, so initially it will operate different routes during the summer season between Spain and…
Other events such as the NBA are awaiting the evolution of COVID-19 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, due to start on July 24, will be postponed until 2021 because of the spread of…
[LONDON, UK: 24th March 2020, 11:30AM] IBTM Events today launches a new online platform, IBTM Connect, an online resource hub for business events professionals to access and share knowledge and practical guidance.  The launch is part of a…
Businesses will be exempted from rent during the cessation of their activity The airport manager Aena will reorganize the airport facilities to "adapt them to the specific needs" in view of the reduction in operations due to the travel…
Now that we have been forced to stay at home and we have supposedly had more time to think, our next needs will have passed through our minds: when the confinement is over, “I will celebrate”, “I will do”, “I will go”, “I will organize”, “…
Yeah: what the hell... This is what a lot of us say (or at least think) when we wonder about the consequences of the biggest current issue in Spain these days... And what we have left... The world of corporate group travel, also known as…
In recent years many original corporate events have been organised in Malaga and on the Costa del Sol, in Andalusia. And it has always been a success, especially thanks to the wonderful local cuisine, unique locations and, of course, the…