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ukactive National Summit to bring Olympic gold medallist to QEII

By Natalie Blachford

London 2012 gold medallist Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill has been announced as one of three new speakers who will take part in ukactive’s National Summit on Thursday 31 October.

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Have you booked your stay at the Independent Hotel Show 2019?

By Mika Bishop

Don’t forget to register for the Independent Hotel Show, presented by James Hallam Insurance Brokers, ahead of its return to Olympia London on 15 and 16 October.

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#Walkandtalk

By Mika Bishop

The great outdoors, rather than the big night out, is fast becoming a top topic of gen Y & Z conversations online. Hiking is the new cool. It’s on-trend because it addresses three key drivers in making travel and lifestyle choices – wellbeing, new experiences and sustainability.

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QEII calls on event industry to support London’s most vulnerable this winter

By Natalie Blachford

London’s QEII Centre is once again calling upon event professionals and members of the public to donate their old, unwanted or unused coats to provide for the homeless, the elderly and refugees.

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Introducing Custard’s Green Champions

By Natalie Blachford

Earlier this year, inspired by the Meetings Industry Association (mia)’s ‘Plastic Pledge’ campaign, Custard decided it was time to review the company’s environmental policy and start implementing actions to make Custard a more sustainable business.

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QEII External

QEII Centre contributes record £153.1m to the UK economy

By Natalie Blachford

Central London’s leading large events venue, the QEII Centre, has recorded its highest-ever net economic contribution to the UK of £153.1m. This Gross Value Added (GVA) figure is an increase of 72.6% since 2013/14, with a GVA to London alone of £117m.

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Master Innholders welcomes 9th cohort of Aspiring Leaders

By Natalie Blachford

The hospitality industry’s leading educational programme for aspiring hotel managers has welcomed its ninth intake of ambitious junior professionals.

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Art in The Bush

By Mika Bishop

Dorsett Hospitality International has curated a new walking art trail that starts and ends at Dorsett Shepherds Bush.

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A Georgian Christmas tale at The Cottage in the Wood, Malvern

By Mika Bishop

Create your own Christmas tale of delight and generosity at The Cottage in the Wood, where rich Georgian heritage meets contemporary lifestyle. 

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