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.
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.
Andrew Winterburn, formally Global Business Director at Ashfield Meetings and Events, as he was flying to and from Dubai on a consulting project, to share with us (and with you) some thoughts on the key topics expected to drive change in Healthcare sector meetings and events.
A Christmas message from the team at Healthcare-Venues.com.
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.
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?
We are pleased to announce that our platform is now international. Our first three venues are from Amsterdam and you can read our venue assessments here.
Congratulations to the teams at WRG Live who have completed our compliance training course for specialist Healthcare sector event management and creative agencies.
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.
Congratulations to the team at Event Travel Management who have completed our training course for specialist Healthcare sector event management agencies.
International Health\are meetings specialists Gemini International complete the only dedicated training programme in how to apply sector regulatory codes to meetings and events.
Platform launched to communicate spend with UK HCPs in 2015 for transfers of value.
News report that the ABPI has suspended Astellas due to a complex breach of code relevant to the arrangements to a meeting.
A valued colleague passes away.
What will happen once the reporting of meeting costs in Europe goes live? We ask the experts in this opinion piece.
We launch our training stamps for Agency Healthcare Champions
We will be supporting the Meetings Show UK in 2016 - read more about our regulatory code benchmarking session. It's a bit of fun ... promise !
Mark Handforth joins the corporate meeting planner ICE AWARDS 2016.
Simon Beard leaves Healthcare sector meetings and events for a new challenge.
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!
Is industry planning to take a more fundamental place in delivering this rather than simply funding hands off programmes?, on this matter and more please read our opinion piece.
Destinations Unlimited - 1st Representation Company to undertake our healthcare sector training programme
Destinations Unlimited - 1st DMC to undertake our healhcare sector training programme
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 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.
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.
The recent death of a man participating in a clinical trial in France brings home the importance of meetings, in this case training provided to Healthcare Professionals.
Healthcare-Venues.com is pleased to announce that the Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centreis the 1st venue outside of the UK to sign up to our healthcare sector specific training and assessment programme for venues and destinations.
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.
Healthcare-Venues.com is pleased to confirm the completion of the first phase of an exciting project to train a Venue Healthcare Champion, in each of the 45 Carlson Rezidor properties in the UK & Ireland.
2016 ABPI Code of Conduct available. Link to download or become a partner and request our annotated version of the code.
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.
Read more about our on-line training portal, blending video, test and gaming technology to develop skills and knowledge for the application of regulatory codes to Healthcare sector meetings and events.
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?
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.
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.
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?"
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.
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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