News: Venues

Saudi Arabia’s Qiddiya mega-project to include world’s first gaming and esport district

Qiddiya, the Saudi Arabian entertainment city being built near the city of Riyadh, has unveiled plans for what it claims will be the world’s first multi-use gaming and esports…

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Dec 15, 2023 Retail / Sport / Technology / Tourism / Venues /


Religious festivals overtake sporting events as scenes of deadly crowd incidents

With crowd accidents on the rise globally, a recent study shows religious festivals are overtaking sporting events as scenes of deadly crowd incidents, with India and West Africa emerging…

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Dec 8, 2023 Events / Safety / Security / Venues /


ASM Global Asia Pacific makes key business development appointment

Aiming to expand its support in the Asia Pacific and Arabian Gulf region, ASM Global Asia Pacific has announced the appointment of highly respected business events professional Tina…

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Dec 7, 2023 Entertainment / Events / Marketing / Venues /


Malaysia’s ALIFE calls for end to politicisation of concerts

Malaysia’s Arts, Live Festival and Events Association (ALIFE) has called on the nation’s Government to stop the politicisation of concerts. ALIFE made the plea following the…

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Nov 30, 2023 Entertainment / Government / Venues /


Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh secures rights to World Expo 2030

The Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), the sanctioning body for world expositions, has today announced that the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh will host World Expo 2030. Riyadh…

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Nov 29, 2023 Attractions / Events / Tourism / Venues /


IBTM World report explores global trends shaping the events industry

A new report from IBTM World is presenting insights on the influence of artificial intelligence on the meetings and events industry, the growing importance of accessibility - from…

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Nov 29, 2023 Events / Technology / Venues /


ICC advise of record Cricket World Cup 2023 attendance and new transgender policy

The Cricket World Cup 2023 in India has become the most attended International Cricket Council event ever staged with the governing body advising that 1,250,307 fans attended games during…

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Nov 27, 2023 Events / Sport / Venues /


Kai Tak Sports Park advises of creation of 2,000 jobs

Management at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Sports Park have announced that they are planning to create around 2,000 jobs by the middle of 2025. Commencing in the coming six months, the venue…

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Nov 20, 2023 ByNigel Benton Entertainment / Sport / Venues /



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