Sign in or Register
 
 
Exhibition News Race Day
Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!


Business Development Manager
London

Head of Sales and Events
Harrogate International Centre

Event Manager
Nottingham

Sales Executive
London



Lewis Field, head of design at exhibition stand builder Nimlok...

The Old Granada Studios in Manchester have been revamped into an...

CarFest has transformed from an off-the-cuff radio show idea to two...

Exhibition News August 2014
August 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
Carfest raises £1.5m for charity
posted on: 27/8/2014 11:45:11
Brand Events’ two CarFest events held in August are set to raise £1.5m for BBC’s Children in Need.

Confex Call for Papers
posted on: 27/8/2014 10:36:56
If you’ve got something to say and think you can shout about it in front of an audience of event professionals then now is the chance to reply to the Call for Papers for International Confex 2015.

AECC conference and events team expands
posted on: 26/8/2014 15:27:15
Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) has made two staff additions.

Mclcreate to highlight new technology
posted on: 26/8/2014 12:36:09
Event production supplier mclcreate will host an event industry showcase at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham, on Wednesday 3 September.

Ahead of the 2015 event taking place at Olympia London on 18-19 February, International Confex has confirmed partnerships with the International Special Events Society (ISES) and the Hotel Booking Agency Association (HBAA).