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Commission Cuts and Cool Car Parks

April 20th, 2018

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On this episode of the EventLAB podcast, we've got more exciting new venues opening in London on Venue Talk with the Hire Space Venue Experts. We're also bringing you the very first News Digest; a roundup of the latest talking points in the events industry designed to keep you up to date and get you involved in the discussion. Leading the debate, we have:


Charlotte Gentry formerly Wilson, Founder and CEO of Pure Events

Samme Allen, Founder of Sequoia Venue Solutions

Edward Poland, Co-Founder of Hire Space


News Digest

Mariott and Hilton Cut Agents' Commission to 7% in North America

What does this mean for UK agencies? How should they respond?


Wetherspoons Leave Social Media

Is this a good call? Will others follow?


PUMA Accused of Glamourising Crime with Drug and Gang Party

Using shock value to stand out? Or poorly thought through?


Clarion Acquires Penwell

Yet another industry acquisition - why so many recently?


Join the discussion and let us know your thoughts on Twitter using #EventLAB


Venue Talk

Jake and Nathan from the Hire Space Venue Expert team are here to share some more new venues opening in London that are definitely worth checking out.


'Welcome to Las Vegas' on Queen of Hoxton's Rooftop Terrace

An exciting new theme comes to the hip Shoreditch venue for the Summer season.


Peckham Levels

Once a car park, this reclaimed space is now a community hub supporting local arts and culture.


Jurema Bar at the Mandrake

This tranquil bar offers fine cocktails and relaxation within its tropical gardens.


Mentioned in the Episode

Noodle Live - Event Tech

Helen Moon - Founder of EventWell

HBAA - Trade association for the hotel booking agency, apartment and venue community.


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If you have a question or topic you'd like us to discuss, you're opening a new venue or you're an events professional interested in appearing on the show, you can get in touch with us via email: Eventlab@hirespace.com