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In pictures: Thousands turn out for #WeMakeEvents Red Alert protest

Thousands of event professionals gathered along Southbank in London, UK on Tuesday 11 August, to demonstrate the critical condition of the UK events industry. Eventprofs in red shirts lined the entire Southbank from Westminster to the Tate Modern, as part of the #WeMakeEvents ‘Red Alert’ campaign. They came from all corners of the events industry, including the live music, festival, exhibition and...

On the Newcastle:Gateshead waterfront – big reveal

New images have been revealed showing the green and public open spaces which will be created on the Newcastle:Gateshead waterfront, in the North East of England, as part of Gateshead Council’s arena-led regeneration scheme, Newcastle Gateshead Quays. The 7,4000sqm scheme includes a 12,500-seat arena, a conference and exhibition centre, two hotels, bars, restaurants and car parking all linked by ov...

Osaka stages Japan’s first large-scale exhibition since state of emergency lifted

The 12th Kansai Hotel & Restaurant Show and five other co-locating events took over the entire INTEX Osaka facility, 29 July, as the exhibition industry returns following a national state of emergency due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 12th Kansai show is running until 31 July at INTEX Osaka, along with five other exhibitions which are involving a total of 460 companies at 830 stands throughout...

CENTREPIECE venue design captures ‘Melbourness’

CENTREPIECE at Melbourne Park has revealed insights into the venue’s design by Melbourne-based architects NH Architecture. The venue is located next to the central business district and adjacent parklands and design lead and NH Architecture director, Hamish Lyon says: “CENTREPIECE celebrates all that we love about our city and truly captures ‘Melbourness’ at its most marvellous – including its com...

Designs unveiled for Calgary’s BMO Convention Centre expansion

Calgary Stampede and Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) have revealed the renderings for the expanded Calgary BMO Centre. CEO of Tourism Calgary, Cindy Ady, said: “The addition of the BMO Centre expansion to the Culture and Entertainment District is critical to developing Calgary as a destination for visitors and meeting planners, and a great place to live for Calgarians.” “We are proud of ...

China hosts international webinar and shares strategy of staging Hunan Auto Show

CMW Managing Editor Paul Colston was one of the speakers taking part in a webinar organised 30 May by the China Convention/Exhibition/Event Society (CCEES). International ‘virtual’ panelists also included: David Zhong, UFI Global Vice-Chairman and Chairman of its Asia-Pacific Chapter  Noor Ahmad Hamid, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Michae...