Much more for less as industry comes of age

With business budgets continuing to tighten, companies want more for less and expect added value from conference venues, writes Clare Gascoigne

Getting to grips with bottom line

As strategic meetings management programmes continue their encroachment into UK company policies, Michael Trudeau looks at the advantages of having such a plan

Battle for best events in business

Competition among major cities to host economy-boosting business events is strong, so how can UK destinations climb the conference rankings? Yasmin Arrigo finds out

Cities with a view to hosting value

Conference organisers are spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting a world-class venue. Yasmin Arrigo takes a look at five leading contenders

Engaging delegates for interactive experience

We live in a society where we’re encouraged to interact rather than passively sit back and watch. Mike Fletcher discovers how conference formats have changed accordingly

How well are you managing money?

By failing to take control of spending on business travel and meetings, companies are missing out on big cost savings, writes Ian Whiteling

Make way for knobbly kneed ID

Knees and ears are perhaps unlikely measures of identity, but they could soon rival fingerprints as personal identification. Rawlson King reports

Blame bad policy not the technology

Uptake of biometrics in the public sector is increasing despite concern over infringement of privacy and civil liberties, writes Adam Vrankulj