Robert Wright

Robert Wright

Managing Director

Industry leaders express urgency about naming a reopening date to Minister

1st July 2020 in #SafeStrongTogether, All News, Industry News by

At the most recent Senior Events Industry Leaders Panel held with the Minister of Tourism, Nigel Huddleston MP, industry leaders voiced their concerns, about the critical importance of a date for reopening to be given, […]

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BVEP welcomes change to physical distancing rules but calls lack of specific reference to events in statement from PM ‘shameful’ and continues to push for support for the UK events industry

23rd June 2020 in #SafeStrongTogether, All News, Industry News by

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP), the advocacy group for the UK’s £70 billion events industry, has today welcomed the relaxation of the current two metre physical distancing rule and the planned opening of […]

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BVEP warns of catastrophic and irreversible consequences for the UK events industry without immediate practical opening guidelines being provided by the UK Government

12th June 2020 in #SafeStrongTogether, All News, Industry News by

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP), the advocacy group for the UK’s £70 billion events industry, has today warned of ‘a catastrophic and irreversible’ impact to the industry if the government further delay publishing […]

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An open letter from our Managing Director

26th March 2020 in #SafeStrongTogether, davies tanner News by

Dear Colleague,

We are now seeing the
significant effects of COVID-19 on our daily lives. 

As we all know, the
tourism, travel and business events sectors have been hit very hard, and
we fully recognise how difficult this is for everyone right […]

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BVEP Delivers A Manifesto For Britain’s Events Industry

27th November 2019 in All News, Client News, Industry News by

The Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) has published its report ‘Events Deliver Growth, Jobs and Opportunities. A Manifesto for Britain’s Events Industry’ to illustrate its contribution to the UK economy ahead of the upcoming […]

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PCMA Announces Transformational Sites for Convening Leaders

5th November 2019 in All News, Client News by

PCMA, the world’s largest platform for business events professionals, announced today that its flagship Convening Leaders event will be hosted by Caesars Entertainment at CAESARS FORUM in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2022, and by Columbus, […]

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Failure Not an Option for 2020 PCMA Convening Leaders Keynote

22nd October 2019 in All News, Client News by

Retired NASA flight director Gene Kranz joins leaders presenting in San Francisco.

Former fighter pilot Gene Kranz knows a thing or two about effective leadership under pressure. He was on duty in 1970 as Apollo 13’s […]

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Industry associations unite in support of The Business of Events

12th September 2019 in All News, Client News, Industry News by

The Business of Events (TBOE) has today announced ABPCO, HBAA, IACC, ICCA, MPI, PCMA and UKinbound as supporting associations for its upcoming series of events. Designed to engage, support and promote the UK events industry, […]

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Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport announces £250,000 broadband competition

16th August 2019 in All News, Client News by

davies tanner is delighted to share the news that the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has today launched its £250,000 broadband competition as part of the Tourism Sector Deal and the UK […]

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Theresa May announces first ever UK Tourism Sector Deal

28th June 2019 in All News, Industry News by

davies tanner is delighted to share the news that The Prime Minister has today announced the UK’s first ever Tourism Sector Deal.

Michael Hirst OBE, Chair, Events Industry Board (EIB) and Business Visits and Events Partnership […]

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