15Hatfields, London’s leading sustainable venue, has scooped the first Platinum ECOsmart Venue Award for 2021, thanks to its ‘outstanding approach’ to environmental sustainability standards.

The first virtual The Meetings Show has been hailed a success, with 83% of buyers ‘likely’ or ‘extremely likely’ to recommend the event to industry colleagues.

The UK’s leading event industry exhibition, International Confex, has announced its decision to secure new dates for the 2021 show which was due to take place at ExCeL in March.

The shortlist for the CHS Awards 2020 has been announced with more than 30 shortlisted entries across 10 award categories.

This October, The Meetings Show has announced the UK’s leading exhibition for event, meeting and conference professionals will now be a fully virtual event from 19-21 October.

The organisers of CHS Birmingham have announced that the show will be moved to spring 2021, following discussions with exhibitors, stakeholders, the event’s venue and its Advisory Board.

Visitor registration is now open for The Meetings Show – the UK’s leading platform for the world’s meetings and events community.

Under the new guidelines announced today, From October, the UK government intends to allow audiences to return to stadiums, while conferences and other business events can recommence, subject to the outcome of pilots.

CHS Group has committed to ‘going live’ with its first ever CHS Birmingham exhibition, taking place 27th October 2020 at the ICC Birmingham. The new event was launched in the autumn last year, and with many industry events already cancelled or moving to hybrid formats, the group has confirmed that CHS Birmingham will be a live experience first and foremost.

The prime minister has announced a series of measures easing the lockdown, taking effect in England from 4th July 2020, some of which will help thousands of UK Venues to re-open, including Hotels, Pubs, Cinemas and Restaurants. Here are some of the key points for the Venues and Events Industry, announced today -