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Looking for more relevant news for the events industry? This page is dedicated to providing you with news updates, upcoming events, and highlights from event professionals and event-related organizations from around the world. If you have a tip or special announcement you would like to share with our audience, please email [email protected] with your news and a related link.


March 2015

The 2015 edition of the Event App Bible is available for FREE download now!

QuickMobile receives praise for mobile app gamification model

January 2015

ATOMIC Design expands to Miami

December 2014

CSES2015 to welcome Vibiana Events partner and star of Bravo Top Chef, Neal Fraser as speaker

Eventex Awards announce final call for 2014 entries

ACCESS Destination Services expands into Colorado

November 2014

ISES announces Global Partnership with Catersource and Event Solutions

London named number one European city for events

October 2014

Smart City Networks renews contract with Los Angeles Convention Center

5th annual Eventex Awards for event professionals and supporting technology calls for entries

Legendary Events debuts a refreshed brand

September 2014

Moment.me partners with Wix.com, bringing their event microsites to millions of SMB users

#CSES2015 keynote speaker Neal Fraser joins Norwegian Seafood Council Chef’s Culinary Board

Event Solutions speaker Debbie Horovitch teaches Forbes how to succeed with Google+ Hangouts on Air

August 2014

ISES International announces the 2014-2015 Board of Governors, International Affiliate Chairs and Regional Vice Presidents

Event trio join forces to create Giraffe Event Solutions in Manchester, UK

Social Tables secures $8 million in Series A funding

July 2014

Rentals Unlimited and EPTA work to rebuild in New Orleans

June 2014

Extraordinary Events wins Silver and Bronze Stevie® Awards

MC2 Wins Two Silver Stevie® Awards for Exhibition Display and Live Events

ACCESS Destination Services announces expansion into Philadelphia

New rooftop event space, The Skylark, provides stunning views of NYC

Scarlett Entertainment wins at high profile awards in the Middle East

Access Destination Services expands operations into New York

Hornblower Cruises & Events partners with NYC & Company and  NYC Economic Development Corp.

May 2014

ICCA wins big at IMEX

Congratulations to all of the 2014 The Chosen Few Inductees!

Convention Industry Council announces names of 2014 Hall of Leaders inductees

April 2014

International Indian Film Academy Awards Draw Indian Weddings to Tampa Bay

Estes Park, CO to open new event center and pavilion to increase event traffic

Arena Americas receives two NACE ISES Chicago Excellence Awards

The Majestic Hotel in Chicago prepares 10,000 Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwiches for charity

March 2014

ACCESS Destination Services announces strategic partnership with Amstar

“Beach in a Box” exhibit display boosts customer engagement at events

ACCESS Destination Services announces global alliance with Pacific World

February 2014

Fort Walton Beach Beer Festival raises over $7,000 for Special Forces Association

Pittsburgh meeting professionals organize collaborative networking event

January 2014

Queensland iconic RNA Showgrounds announces name change to Brisbane Showgrounds

Caesars Entertainment partners with Live Nation Entertainment

December 2013

Epting Events announces new collaboration with VeryVera

Universal Orlando resort unveils plans for epic citywalk entertainment complex

Mayor Bloomberg announces NYC projected to reach record 54.3 million visitors in 2013

Paragon Events announces international expansion to Sydney, Australia

November 2013

MGM and AEG unveil plans for new Las Vegas arena and event center

ISES announces Strategic Education Partnership (SEP) with the 2014 Event Solutions Conference

ISES launches new marketplace, community and inspiration portal

October 2013

Red Bull hosts exciting club nights event inside the London Eye

Classic Party Rentals announces partnership with AFR Furniture

Catering by Design recognized for Catersource event production in Colorado Meetings & Events magazine

September 2013

ISES Vancouver wins big at ISES Live

Zohar Productions named ISES Zonie Award winner for Best Social Event $50k+

International Conference Services Denmark wins Best Event in Copenhagen

The IAVM names Peggy Daniels as 2013 Convention Center Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Sands Expo, The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas reach green milestone for meetings & conventions

IFEA inducts Karen Churchard into Hall of Fame

IFEA and Zambelli Fireworks announce Christopher Protho, M.Ed. as 2013 Volunteer of the Year

The Westin Orlando announces addition of new Conference and Special Event Center

Greater Madison Convention Center feeds 1000 families with funds from networking events

Congratulations to the 2013 ISES Espirit Award Winners

August 2013

Caesars Entertainment takes home NACE Awards

Rentals Unlimited names David Price Chief Operating Officer

RecertTrack website re-launched with guide to association and meetings industry certifications

Greater Ontario CVB wins Pinnacle Award

French Meadow Bakery opens event space in Minneapolis, MN

RMC Destination Management Company Receives Continued Accolades

July 2013

Annual APA Convention boosts Hawaiian economy

Despite bankruptcy announcement, meetings are safe and thriving in Detroit

Kayla Schwenk of Paragon Events awarded 2013 GOAMPI President’s Award

Convention Industry Council announces 2013-2014 CMP Board Members

Venue One meeting and events center reopens its doors in Chicago

Arranger’s Sales Manager, Danny Findley, awarded ISES Denver Hall of Fame Award

June 2013

Four Seasons develops new meeting and events site for group planners

Preston Bailey announces new online magazine to be released in coming months

ConceptBAIT, Inc. moves into The Birchwood as the stylish new venue opens in Florida

Good news for Visit Phoenix Annual Meeting as 2015 Super Bowl plans commence

Rrivre Works Event Design launches Rrivre Works Studios professional photo studio

2013 Spotlight Award nominee Karl’s Event Services changes name to Arena Americas

May 2013

Someone’s in the Kitchen announces exclusive alliance with Sinai Temple in Los Angeles

On 20th anniversary, Opus Solutions becomes Opus Events Agency

Singapore emerges in Top 10 Convention Centers as only Asian city

Tabletop Contest Best in Show winner recognized by TribLive

Grande Affaires relaunches event services in Miami, FL

Eventbrite partners with Showplans to enhance event supplier presence

RecertTrack develops a new guide to meetings industry certifications

“The Big Wedding” features beautiful collection from Wildflower Linens

Convene opens new conference center in NYC; largest building since Hurricane Sandy

Circle T Designs develops fashionable holsters for event professionals

April 2013

Rayce PR & Marketing recaps the 2013 Idea Factory

Burnett’s Boards announces creative partnership with Wedding and Event Institute

Mark your calendars for the anticipated Craft Beverage Expo 2014

EventWorks, Inc announces new Street Scene Graffiti Design

SPIN and Caesars Entertainment present SPINCake Wars for National Meetings Industry Month

ISES announces new ISES Live international event

3D Event Designer Partners with the Wedding and Event Institute