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Park Regis Birmingham is delighted to announce that their Sales Director, Ryan Doyle is one of this year’s Acorn Award winners which acknowledges 30 of the industry’s most talented stars under the age of 30. Acorn award winners are nominated by their peers for outstanding ability and successes in their field. John Angus, Managing Director said “We were all delighted to learn that Ryan had won the Acorn Award.  There are lots of awards out there, but the Acorn Award is right up there in the Top 10 of aspirational awards in our Industry.
From the 1st June 2020 venuedirectory.com has enhanced its database to capture and include venues Safe Meeting policies. It will use its existing distribution channels to allow access to this data to all its current clients and to all industry partners who require this information free of charge.
According to Twickenham Stadium, stadia venues could provide a ready-made option for event organisers looking to implement social-distancing measures for their delegates. The home of England Rugby has released its post Covid-19 regulations and believes that the natural flow of these venues, combined with the size and the abundance of smaller spaces, allows for more options for event organisers.
“We’re encouraged by the Chancellor’s latest changes to the furlough scheme but business events, accommodation and meetings businesses still need special treatment to prevent a deluge of redundancies. “We’re very pleased that, contrary to many national press reports, the employers’ contribution will start at National Insurance and increase gradually. However the sector has been closed for business since the start of the lockdown in March and will be the last to recover. By the end of the furlough scheme business events will only be just starting again, with smaller meetings.
Visitors and staff arriving at Wyboston Lakes Resort will now automatically have their temperatures discreetly checked by a hi-tech thermal imaging system as they enter the buildings.
The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) has announced that both the Meetings Industry Association (mia) and Meetings Professionals International UK & Ireland (MPI) have re-joined the partnership as full members. This takes the number of full partners in the BVEP, which is the umbrella body and advocacy group for the UK’s £70 billion events industry, to 28.