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This is a new area for you our valued exhibitors. If you are exhibiting with us in 2022, make sure you send your news stories ( with pictures) on your venues etc; It's totally free and sent to our network of quality event professionals. Send your news to: ask@thebnc.co.uk

With all the current discussion about COP26, sustainability and a real focus on Carbon Footprints, both business and personal, do you as an event organiser, want to be a pioneer for the Meeting and Events industry like Tesla? Read more

Temp role - Immediate start

Temp role available with an immediate start. Would suit someone who has experience in virtual and physical events to come in and support the team. Click here

The new look is visible throughout the hotel’s 6,000sqm of meeting and events facilities, with all 31 event spaces receiving a contemporary facelift that belies the venue’s 45-year tenure. Read more

Q&A for Event Professionals

This week our members have been discussing: Sustainable venues and signage, virtual gamification, client gifting and Manchester venues. If you're a corporate event manager you can join in the discussions, click here

As everyone’s favourite reality TV guilty pleasure, Made in Chelsea, returns to our screens, you might spot an iconic London landmark or two! The first episode of series 22 aired this week and we can now officially announce that Bateaux London is MIC-approved! Read more

JOBS GOING

Job title: Events Manager

Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum

Location: London

Deadline: 26/11/2021 12:00

Job Type: Permanent

To apply and see all jobs, click here

You can’t get much more central than YOTEL Manchester Deansgate. Just off Deansgate, in the beating heart of the city, expect innovative design, eco-friendly credentials and time-saving technology – and that’s just our cabins. Read more

Event Management Agencies

Are you looking for an Event Management Company? We have over 50 to choose from. Click here

There's no better way to fundraise. Donating to fantastic causes whilst you have a great time shopping! Read more

Dates for BNC Shows

We have lots planned for 2022. Click here and get the dates in your diary.

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Rooms range from smaller intimate spaces to larger events areas, that can cater for up to 270 guest’s theatre style. All rooms are fully equipped with screen projectors and superfast WiFi. Read more

The QEII Centre is working closely with the HandsOn London’s ‘WrapUp London campaign. They want to provide a warm coat to anyone who is in need of one. To date they collected over 3000 coats since 2018. Read more

John Swift, Head of Sales at Fairmont Windsor Park, is delighted to have held their first large event. Read more

Offering everything all in one place, Butlin’s boasts showstopping spaces and state-of-the-art facilities, along with mouth-watering menus, exciting activities and a variety of accommodation options that will make any conference or event memorable. Read more

Situated in Covent Garden, the Photographic Exhibition is a central and unique new event space providing ample flexibility to be able to host evening events from 50 – 400 guests. Read more

Venue Lab partners with WeWork to present The Chapel at Aviation House and 16th Floor at 10 York Road - two brand new event spaces. Read more

SHARE YOUR STORIES

We have been asked by many of you to share stories of what's new and happening right now.

Want to write in to share your experiences?

Write to ask@thebnc.co.uk

Between now and 2022 event planners booking an event with ten or more delegates and for a two or more overnight stay will receive grants based on a per-delegate spend.

Event Manager Sarah, from a leading global brand and consumer protection scheme, has nominated her boss Michelle for a BNC Eventprof Shout-out.

Chris Peacock talks about career highlights and how Conference Care shaped-up to the challenges brought on by the global pandemic.

Lauren and team confidently handle the challenges of virtual events.

Abi Luty from Goldcrest Events tells Melissa Paulden how a fledgling events business flies strong, even in the toughest of times.

Here Bloomsbury’s Director Andrew Cussens tells Melissa Paulden all about the beginnings of the reactions to Lessons Learned in Lockdown.

Rachel Thornber from the events team at Hilti has nominated fellow teammate Emma Bowley.

Mariam Abu at has been nominated by her manager, Mercedes Ernst. Mariam is IWA’s Global Events Officer and has been with the association for one and half years where the small team organise meetings, conferences, exhibitions and awards ceremonies globally.

Grace Jackson, Head of Operations at TXF and her Managing Director, Hesham Zakai, talk to Melissa Paulden about *Kujenga – a virtual event platform built by event managers for event managers.

With reports in that some BNC members are choosing to postpone large events until they can deliver them live, many event professionals are putting their focus elsewhere. But what if the show must go on? What if you can’t delay and postpone?

Tina Compton, of agency Tx2events is making the most of virtual connections as an organiser AND as an invited attendee of virtual awards, parties and events – and she’s really quite enjoying it.

Super-organiser Rebecca Selkirk has many event successes under her belt (including her own whirlwind wedding) and is currently volunteering for Pride in London

Caroline Scapin talks to Melissa Paulden about working with dmg events - where one event saw the opening ceremony done by the King of Spain - and about her volunteer work for FightPandemics

Claire Barrance talks with Melissa Paulden about career progress, passions and personal development as she navigates through this tough time.

Bringing Gender Diversity to the IT World

Sarah Johnson produces large events for a huge retail association. Tackling event tech is challenge that she faces head-on and welcomes. Here she talks about one of her favourite products: Network Tables

The events industry is a dynamic, powerful community of proactive people – with just the right kind of people in it to bring about big change. Our events influence what companies and customers do and that influence ripples out, reaching thousands, possibly millions. In honour all the amazing people within this wonderful sector we are featuring series of articles on eventprofs and their events - shining a light on their brilliance, their skill, their experience and their uniqueness.

Send your story to: ask@thebnc.co.uk