Mike has been writing about the meetings and events industry for over 20 years as a former editor at Haymarket Media Group, and then as a freelance writer and editor. He currently runs his own content agency, Slippy Media, catering for a wide-range of client requirements, including social strategy, long-form, event photography, event videography, reports, blogs and ghost-written material.
Soaring supply chain prices are pushing up the cost per attendee for meetings and events. Mike Fletcher assesses the global impact. The cost per attendee for in-person meetings and events ... Read more
A survey of chief marketing officers by the CMO Council has revealed what they really think about virtual, hybrid and in-person events. Chief marketing officers (CMOs) are ‘champing at the ... Read more
A recent ICCA survey of its Association Community reveals a welcome return to large in-person global congresses. However, with an apparent fatigue for virtual event elements and not enough interest ... Read more
Conference and meetings activity is not likely to bounce-back to 2019 levels until next year or beyond, says UKCAMS report. Mike Fletcher looks at the data. Around 440,000 conferences and ... Read more
Following the acquisition of VenueDirectory, Cvent’s Vice President of International Sales, Graham Pope talks to Mike Fletcher about the digital transformation of venue sourcing In June, event technology supplier Cvent ... Read more
Corporate in-house event organisers pinpoint a shortfall in talent and challenges in recruiting, according to C&IT’s annual State of the Industry report. Mike Fletcher looks at the findings. The competition ... Read more