The Artexis easyFairs Group has acquisitive global ambitions. EN speaks to Matt Benyon, its UK and global managing director.
In the UK marketplace, easyFairs has carved a hefty niche. The organiser specialises in trade shows focusing on the packaging, tank storage, oil and gas sectors, utilising mainly the large space The NEC provides.
EN looks back over 150 years of Perton Signs and the company’s remarkable archive.
Perton Signs is celebrating 150 years of continuous trading this year, and while the daily business of delivering show graphics to event organisers continues, the firm is using the anniversary to look back at its illustrious history.
UK organisers are renowned for launching successful exhibitions and events abroad, and a new breed are making fresh forays. Annie Byrne investigates.
Putting on a show in the UK can provide a wealth of operational and logistical challenges, on top of choosing the right venue, suppliers and even date. So it’s not surprising that organisers who branch out overseas to launch an event are facing even bigger hurdles.
The Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup will be heading to Scotland’s shores this year. EN speaks to Neil Brownlee, head of business tourism at VisitScotland to see how the nation’s venues are gearing up to capitalise on the anticipated increase in business tourism.
Scotland’s business tourism industry is gearing up for the benefits of a huge sporting year. In July and August, Glasgow hosts the Commonwealth Games, featuring 4,500 athletes from 71 countries.