Events News

Looking for the latest news and trends from the events industry? We're here to provide you with the most up-to-date content around.

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Venue Finding

New Venues to look out for in 2024

We’re always on the lookout for new and upcoming venues opening their doors throughout the year to recommend to our clients. With the new year setting in, let us do the hard work and take a look at our top picks of new venues for 2024. You won’t want to miss some of these! 

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8 min read

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Sustainability

How CSRD Affects Event Professionals in 2024 and How to Prepare

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) introduces new sustainability reporting standards. This blog explores what CSRD entails, the challenges it poses, and how event professionals can prepare and measure their compliance effectively.

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4 min read

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Event Tech

Say Goodbye to Booking Hassles: Introducing Instant Booking Technology!

We're excited to announce that we’ve launched instant-booking technology, which means significant time savings for event planners. Here's the lowdown!

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4 min read

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Events

'The Events Outlook': key takeaways on optimising business event programmes

With tighter budgets, smaller teams, and rising event costs, event planners are facing no shortage of challenges in the current environment. Here, 4 experts discuss optimising event programmes against the current events outlook.

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7 min read

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Eventprofs

Business Talk: Corporate Events And The Cost-Of-Living Crisis

With prices rising across the board, the increasing pinch on company budgets will inevitably have an effect on businesses’ ability to put on events. Hire Space spoke to experts across the business and events sectors to discuss the outlook of business events in coming months.

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10 min read

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Events

The Death Of The Queen: What Does This Mean For Events Organisers?

As a country we are in mourning for Her Majesty The Queen, Elizabeth II. In this piece we aim to shed some light on how we move forward, together.

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3 min read

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Sustainability

UK Events Agencies Reinventing Around Sustainability - Reset Connect 2022

Event agencies have a real opportunity to advocate for sustainability, but promoting sustainable practices alongside meeting client demands can be a tricky balance. This panel at Reset Connect 2022 explored how UK event agencies are working to bring their clients on the journey.

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7 min read

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Sustainability

Key Takeaways From Reset Connect 2022

In June 2022, Hire Space hosted the London Hub stage at the first ever edition of Reset Connect, the flagship sustainability event for London Climate Action Week. Here, we’ve dived into the key takeaways from some of the stage's sessions on sustainability in the events industry and beyond.

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9 min read

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Events News

A Love Letter To The Events Industry

We wanted to share some of the responses we have had from #eventprofs on our #EmailYourMP campaign on why they love the events industry. It'll make you smile, we promise!

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1 min read

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Coronavirus Updates

Latest Government Guidelines, And How To Respond - Hire Space Statement

In response to this week's government announcements regarding the easing of restrictions for bars and restaurants, our Founders chime in on what this means for the events industry and how you can help support the events industry.

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2 min read

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Coronavirus Updates

Your Guide to the Coronavirus Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

The Self-Employment Income Support Scheme is designed to support those who are self-employed and have lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic. We take a look at the support available and answer any questions you might have.

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4 min read

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Events News

Your Guide to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, otherwise known as ‘furloughing’, was designed to protect jobs that may otherwise be lost in the wake of COVID-19. It could be a vital lifeline for many workers and businesses in the hospitality industry.

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6 min read

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Women And Sustainability

How Women are Pioneering the Growth of the Sustainable Economy

Did you know that gender equality in the workplace is key to creating a sustainable economy? In the lead up to International Women’s Day, a new report has been released that shows gender equality and sustainability go hand in hand.

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Hire Space 360

The Hire Space Professional Team Expands

We are excited to be welcoming a new Account Manager to the Hire Space Professional team; Maja Przybylowska

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Events News

Leadership, Professional Development and Culture: EventLAB Has Everything You Need to Know

Through March and April, EventLAB has explored work cultures, the unique challenges of working in event and the skills events professionals can use to develop their careers. Here's are round up of all of EventLAB's insights.

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EventLAB Series

Engagement, Innovation and Technology: EventLAB has Everything You Need to Know

A round up of all the content the EventLAB team has been working for the last couple of months, with a focus on engagement, innovation and technology, plus our key takeaways.

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