Sign in or Register
 
 
Blitz Communications
Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!
Exhibition News Awards




The Artexis easyFairs Group has acquisitive global ambitions. EN...

Manchester Central won the Exhibition News award for Best Venue last...

EN looks back over 150 years of Perton Signs and the company’s...

Exhibition News April 2014
April 2014

Eventia flies the event industry flag
posted on: 16/12/2009 12:49:16
Izania

Live event and marketing trade body Eventia has released a white paper stating business visits and events are worth more than £22bn to the UK economy.

It includes research from the likes of YouGov, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, business analysts Forbes Insight, Havard Business Review magazine, Intercontinental Hotels Group and the findings of a round table debate hosted by business commentator Mary Jo Jacobi.

“It is vital we get the message across now. In 2009, numerous events were cancelled or postponed and it is important that they are put back in the calendar,” says Eventia CEO, Izania Downie. “The evidence is there to support the need for face-to-face communication, so it is important for organisations to recognise this and invest accordingly.”

UK event venues also receive in excess of £7bn from the various business events they stage, particularly from conferences and meetings.

“Next year, Eventia will look to supply this information directly to corporates to highlight the importance of face-to-face contact when considering their 2010 budgets,” adds Eventia marketing services director, Tracy Johnson.

To view the paper click here


Print:
Email:
Share article:

COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?

LATEST NEWS
Sales Jobs Expo launches at Olympia London
posted on: 24/4/2014 11:54:12
A new show targeting the sales jobs sector is coming to Olympia London later this year.

New roll call of shows at Ricoh
posted on: 24/4/2014 11:49:21
Nineteen new shows will be staged at the Ricoh Arena in 2014 while there have also been additional enquiries worth over £1.6 million to the venue.

Diversified unveils SITS14 show content
posted on: 23/4/2014 14:41:20
More than 4,500 IT professionals are expected to attend The Service Desk & IT Support Show (SITS14) when it returns to Earls Court for its 20th anniversary.

Scotland’s Trade Fair Autumn is set to grow this September with 120 exhibitors from the gift, homeware and jewellery sectors attending, up 10 per cent from last year.

Grand Designs Live adds new features
posted on: 23/4/2014 12:32:47
Leading contemporary home show Grand Designs Live will showcase a range of new attractions when it returns to Excel London for its 10th year.