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Uncertainty is the only certainty!

Coinciding with the C&IT Magazine publishing the Top 50 UK Agency list this month, they have also released their findings from an annual survey of 100 agencies on the State of the Industry.

New data released by ABPI

Data published last week by the ABPI shows a significant increase in the number of healthcare professionals consenting to sharing details of payments for collaborations with the pharmaceutical industry

Education first at Lane End Conference Centre

Lane End Conference Centre near Marlow and the M40 motorway network has recently undergone the assessment and training programme provided by Healthcare-Venues.com. This dedicated education and learning centre which has charitable status is now offering a tailored solution for events in the healthcare sector.

When is a venue not a venue ……

Sector codes of conduct shape how meetings in the healthcare sector between industry and healthcare professionals, should be “appropriate”. We spoke to experts from NexGen, Activate Event Management, Carlson Rezidor and ITA Venues for their thoughts on this topic.

Louise Goalen joins the team

We are pleased to announce that Louise Goalen, formerly Business Director Venue finding at the global Healthcare agency Ashfield Meeting & Events has joined our team as a consultant.

Friend or Foe - The Congress Room Booking Conversation

The role of bedroom brokers, often referred to as consolidators has popped up on our radar in the last few months, with the question are these organisations friend or foe to medical society and corporate stakeholders who sponsor delegations or act as official housing bureaus to medical society congresses?

Our Training Programmes Gain Industry Recognition

We are pleased to announce that our Venue Healthcare Champion and Agency Compliance Champion training courses have been recognised with the award of CM-HCP (certified meetings professional - Healthcare) clock hours.

Jesper Nors

A valued colleague passes away.

1 out of 10 venues don't get it

This month we caught up with Liliya Kosiyanenko, Proposal Director at mdevents the specialist healthcare sector event and destination management company, based in the UK, with offices in the US and Asia. We asked her thoughts on working with venue based on her experience of healthcare sector events. She felt that there was still work for venues to do to cascade knowledge from the sales to the operational structure. She said a lot more too!

Announcement - Alex Piper joins the team

We are very excited to announce that Alex Piper formerly of LifeScan EMEA (Johnson & Johnson), Grass Roots and BCD M&E will be joining the team supporting our training and assessment solutions.

Assess your Venue On-line - No cost access until 31.03

Assess your venue against the needs of healthcare sector regulatory codes and corporate policies on-line using our assessment tool. Until 29.02.16 this part of our solution will be at no cost to venues.

New Code Breach Case Study Available - Advisory Board 2015

A new training case study is now available, summarising the key learnings for corporates, specialist agencies and the extended meetings and events supply chain from a recent code breach for an advisory board held in Germany.

Carlson Rezidor UK & Ireland launch Healthcare sector packages

To support their recent training programme to create a Venue Healthcare Champion in each of their 45 hotels in the UK & Ireland, the Carlson Rezidor group have created sector specific packages, to demonstrate their suitability for corporate and medical society meetings and events.

Happy Holidays 2015/2016

With the holiday period soon upon us we at Healthcare Venues and Compliant Venues have spared a little thought for those that are less able to provide for themselves at this time of the year.

Compliance Code Support Launched

Following various collaborative workshops earlier in the year and in order to proactively help you support your healthcare clients, we have developed a new RFP and Billing Training Module. This has been designed to make it easier for you to understand your clients’ requirements as they themselves learn how to report against their new financial regulatory obligations. Healthcare regulatory bodies are introducing guidance around HCP transparency reporting (Sunshine Act in US, Bertrand law in France etc) even down to outlining F&B limits for events. How will this impact you?

Welcome to Simon Beard

We are pleased to welcome Simon Beard to the team. Simon has spent over 20 years in the meetings industry working with some of the UK’s best known event agencies including Zibrant, W&O, BCD and Universal.

ABPI Code of Practice 2014 Amendment

Amendments to the Code of Practice came into force on the 20th November 2014. There were some amendments and additions to clause 22 (previously known as clause 19), Meetings, Hospitality and Sponsorship.

EIBTM Transparency Session

Compliant Venues Ltd and Healthcare-Venues.com took centre stage at EIBTM as we hosted a session entitled "Compliance adherence is now a staple diet for Healthcare companies, but what happens next?"

Healthcare Meetings Forum 2014

The Healthcare Meetings Forum 15-16 December 2014 at the Park Inn by Radisson, London Heathrow has built upon the success of the 2013 programme and subsequent Forum held in Singapore in August. The 2014 Forum is now a 2 day programme placing the patient at the centre of meetings and events.

MCI Sign priority status deal with Healthcare-Venues.com

Healthcare-Venues.com is pleased to welcome in 2016 with news of a strategic partnership with the MCI Group www.mci-group.com . This partnership will find HCV.com providing all training for regulatory codes for meetings & events to MCI Global, Regional and Local teams, via its Healthcare Events Portal training tool, whilst MCI will incorporate all HCV.com venues into their priority venue programme for healthcare sector meetings.

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