Purpose and design are the start, but what makes or breaks an exhibition stand is people.

Launch of ISO 45001
ISO 45001, the first international safety and health management system was issued on 12th March and will replace BS OHSAS 18001 over the next three years.  It differs from the old standard in that it is a globally-agreed model for an occupational safety and health management system and because it shares elements with other ISO systems for environment and quality management.
A criticism of 18001 was that it was possible to get accreditation for the purposes of contractual agreements and tendering for contracts without being fully committed to health and safety management.  The new standard addresses this by placing much more emphasis on strategic leadership and the need for health and safety management to be fully integrated not just in the organisation itself but in the whole supply chain.  In short, an organisation will not be able to get accreditation if they treat it merely as a box ticking exercise.
The extent to which it is viable for event companies remains to be seen especially as very few sought accreditation to the old 18001 standard.  It is perhaps more suitable for contactors and venues where ensuring consistency of approach is important and where that consistency can be demonstrated.  It is more problematic for event organisers particularly those with portfolios of events across the world.  An event by its nature is a one-off even if it is run to a format.  Supply chain management could be problematic particularly in developing countries.  Notwithstanding, ISO 45001 offers the opportunity to bind senior management into a commitment to manage and improve health and safety properly in an industry where that leadership can be lacking.

If you want to achieve great sales results you need to be open to new thinking and new ways to reach clients and prospective clients.

Leading exhibition organiser, Reed Exhibitions, have extended their contract with Visit and Poken by GES for the Airport Show portfolio of events in Dubai.

Airport Show is the latest of a series of s

Bayer wins Best Exhibition Award for our stand at London Vet Show 2017

Event services specialist Joe Manby Limited has been appointed to provide event services to the 41st UKSG Annual Conference and Exhibition being staged at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow from 9-1

Is the events industry brewing for a perfect storm? Perfect storm: ‘a detrimental or calamitous situation or event arising from the powerful combined effect of a unique set of

Traditional business models are undergoing massive change. From taxi services to buying mattresses. How often do you think about updating your exhibiting?

This was no “a couple of hoovers and a mop”. We engaged our teams to work throughout the coming days and nights to ensure that the venue was ready and fit for purpose.

There are many components to #tradeshow success. Have you thought about fitness?

Event industry digital marketing agency Vividfish has partnered with specialist data protection consultancy Herbert & Ball LLP to provide an offer relating to website compliance for the GDPR

ConCept G Exhibitions and Events has kicked off 2018 on a high note after winning awards in EXSA-LLENCE at the Exhibition Industry Award’s annual gala evening.

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