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The Effect of Brexit on UK - EU data – free webinars to support event professionals

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Event planners can discover the two important actions they need to carry out now in order to maintain business in Europe in a free seminar by Venuedirectory.


The Effect of Brexit on UK - EU data webinar takes place on a choice of 2 dates:

Wednesday 17 February 2021 at 14.00 GMT


Thursday 18th February 2021 at 10:00 GMT

Registration is free -


The UK’s GDPR regulations are now separate from the EU’s GDPR regulations, following the trade deal which came into effect on 1 January this year. This means that there are now two data protection legislations instead of just one - UK GDPR covering individuals in the UK and EU GDPR for individuals in the EU.

Organisations holding both types of data, will now need to adhere to each of the two separate legislations and review their data set accordingly. UK-based businesses will also need to appoint a representative within the EU to deal with any queries.

““Event professionals should act now, using this current time when meetings and events are currently on hold, in order to ensure they’re fully prepared and have the correct elements in place in order to do business again,” says Michael Begley, managing director of, the largest data centre of venue information about the UK MICE industry.

“There are some simple and immediate steps that organisations should take in order to address data protection regulations and ensure that events can continue once the world opens up again. To support our industry on the road to better business I've partnered with data protection expert Arvi Virdee from Smartec to launch a series of short and focused webinars to guide them through this challenge,” Michael Begley explains.