Resources for Events Management

Databases and Search Engines

Databases and E-Resources: Events management

Useful websites

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Listing of events and news relating to the events industry from Mash Media, leading UK publisher of practitioner magazines in this field. Register for free email delivery of magazine (applies to all publications from Mash Media listed below)

Business Visits & Events Partnership

Umbrella organisation for those with an interest in the business visits and events sector, has some very useful publications available, including its 2014 report Events are Great Britain

Capita Travel & Events

Hosted by business giant Capita, has some useful news & industry analysis

CES (Corporate Event Services)

Free database of event industry contacts (suppliers, governing bodies, agencies, venues, entertainers, etc.)

Conference & Incentive Travel

Published by Haymarket for the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences & Exhibitions (MICE) industry. Sign up to a free daily bulletin, and access the annual state of the industry report

Conference & Meetings World

Website and magazine (archive back to 2010) for those in the industry, published by Mash Media Magazines

Conference News

Website and magazine published by Mash Media


This interesting website offers some useful free resources, as well as the facility to set up links/bookings for events you organise

Event magazine

Access via the Library to the magazine archive (publication ceased in June 2016). The publisher (Haymarket) now maintains a website called Campaign which contains some events information (sign up for free email bulletins).

Events are Great Britain

Website launched in 2016 by Visit Britain (the national tourism agency) with a business events focus, on the back of the 2014 Events are Great Britain report by BVEP

Exhibition News

Website and magazine published by Mash Media

Meetings & Incentive Travel (M&IT)

Popular free magazine from

Portal for the meetings industry to events, venues, jobs, publications

Prestige Venues & Events (Sodexo)

Free database of event venues


Claims to be the UKs leading source for data and services targeting conference, meeting & event buyers. Some useful free reports & links to other resources.


Free database of event venues


Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO)

Association of Event Organisers (AEO)

The voice of the event organising community

Association of Event Venues (AEV)

Includes useful e-guide focusing on health, safety, risk assessment, etc., for UK events

The Event Services Association (TESA)

Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA)

International Live Events Association (ILEA)

US-based organisation, but seeking to connect events professionals globally

Society of Event Organisers



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