RPM adds to senior team

The independent creative agency, RPM, has announced two new additions to the senior team. Ruth Henderson is joining as a senior strategist, alongside Laurel Davis as head of creative...

Silverstone to host industry charity event

The Silverstone Wing Conference and Exhibition Centre will play host to an event industry charity event this May, as four teams of event industry luminaries take to the track in an endurance cycle ride...

BCD Meetings and Events expands two divisions

BCD Meetings and Events (BCD M and E) is expanding its creative and life sciences divisions as a result of strong growth and new business wins following the acquisition of Zibrant in July 2016. New roles...

Space hires head of brand experience

The creative agency, Space, has appointed Jim Carless to the newly created role of head of brand experience. Carless, formerly head of client services at Space, is charged with accelerating the growth of...

The ACC Liverpool Group appoints commercial director

The ACC Liverpool Group has appointed Ben Williams as its new commercial director. His role will include developing the overall commercial strategy for the organisation, which is home to BT Convention...

SMG Europe appointed to manage the AECC

Aberdeen City Council has appointed SMG Europe, the venue management company, to manage the existing AECC (Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre) ahead of a move to its new purpose-built home near Aberdeen...

WRG announces internal team promotions

The live and experiential agency, WRG, has bolstered its production team with a round of promotions from its internal team. Jo Eaden joined WRG’s London office as project co-ordinator in 2014 and...

BECTU aims to boost freelancer pay rates

A new project aimed at boosting rates of pay for freelancers working in live events is getting underway, pioneered by BECTU, the media and entertainment union. BECTU represents some 2,000 freelancers...

Report reveals QEII’s contribution to the UK economy

  The QEII Centre, the event venue, has generated £218 million of gross UK expenditure in 2015/16, creating a GVA of £100m, according to a new economic impact study. Following the completion of...