New Healthcare Venues in Q1, 2022

Healthcare Venues to launch its new web interface, compliance assessment index and improved meeting planner and booker features in 2022.

COVID Secure Meeting Assessment Launched

Healthcare Venues launches its 77-point assessment. Designed with the needs of meeting stakeholders, specialist agencies, and meeting venues in mind, the assessment, unpicks the complexities of meetings in a pandemic era to align needs and build confidence for in-person meetings.

What will COVID-19 Mean for Meetings?

HEADLINE NEWS The COVID-19 pandemic, in a frighteningly short space of time, has brought live events to a virtual standstill. In this news article we consider what the long term effects will be.

WHO advice on COVID-19 for Accommodation Providers

The World Health Organisation has provided some guidance to accommodation providers related to COVD-19. This news article will be updated from time to time with our observations on the guidance.

Redundancy / Reduced Hours - We can help !

Message to all those involved in the organisation of healthcare focused meetings. Please share with your communities to help us, help those effected in business terms, by the current environment.

Meetings, Events and COVID-19 - 3 Step Phase to Business Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world we knew. Predominantly a health emergency with very personal consequences it is also having far reaching effects to business. Here we outline the framework of a process to recovery for meetings and events.

From F2F to Virtual Meetings - a Guide

As organisations scramble to convert face to face meetings to virtual meetings our colleague Mark Handforth of 3Sixty Event Consulting provides some useful things to consider.

M&I Healthcare Europe - Compliance Caveman Challenge

M&I Healthcare is not just about creating meaningful business connections and being part of industry leading educational content. It is also about a bit of fun and recognising those people that commitment themselves to becoming Healthcare sector meeting specialists.

M&I Healthcare Europe, Helsinki - ! LIVE !,

M&I Healthcare in Helsinki is now live. Over 300 participants at the only meeting to blend 1:1 appointments and educational content dedicated to Healthcare Sector meetings and events.

The Meeting Show - Compliance Panel Session is part of a panel session "Cracking the Compliance Code" during the Meeting show 26th July with Caroline Mackenzie of Open Audience and Andrew Moor of Ashfield.

New Jersey - Meal Limits and Exemptions

The State of New Jersey on May 6th, 2019 confirmed the financial limits for meals paid for by Pharmaceutical companies on behalf of Healthcare professionals. They also advise which events are exempt from the limits.

Happy Holidays

Compliance Cavemen and Expert wish all our hard working partners a wonderful holiday and happy new year. However and whomever you celebrate it with.

EVCOM Awards - Best Healthcare Event 2018

Healthcare Venues are pleased to sponsor the EVCOM Best Healthcare Awards 2018 - Best of luck to entries from Banks Sadler, NexGen for Actelion UK and Small Planet.

Healthcare Events Forum - Patient Survey

Innovative Healthcare Meeting bringing meeting managers and specialist venues and destinations together announces a groundbreaking survey of participants attending the Forum. Think like the Patient.

Andrew Winterburn comes on board

We are delighted to welcome Andrew Winterburn to the board of our parent company 3Sixty Event Consulting. Welcome Andrew !

Innovative Event for Healthcare Meeting Bookers Launched

We are pleased to announce that Healthcare Venues and M&I Forums have collaborated to create the M&I Healthcare Forum. With the first event set to take place in early 2019, the M&I Healthcare Forum aims to meet the needs of the healthcare sector by providing the perfect platform to meet, connect and learn.

Change of Business Details

Please read more about the change from Compliant Venues Ltd to now part of 3Sixty Event Consulting Ltd.

What Simon Says!

In March, Healthcare Venues are announcing two exciting new initiatives for Venue Healthcare Champions. Look out for further details on a new Quarterly Educational Webcast and a new Compliance Expert Level for Venue Healthcare Champions.

New Jersey, US Implement State Gift and $15 Meal Cap Limit

Individual national regions/states are starting to apply specific regulations which will effect meetings and events. These regional approaches are often more restrictive than the codes and policies we use every day. Read more to find out why.

“Pharma” comes out Fighting – The Blame Game

The Healthcare, Life Science and Medical Device industries are often challenged on the compatibility of their role in patient care, with a commercial interest. In this short blog post EFPIA explains how this has to change.

Changes to French Hospitality Limits Expected

It is expected that CNOM Conseil National de l'Ordre des Médecins (Physicians Council) who manage the approval process for French HCPs to attend meetings, will change significantly the amount of time physicians can work for healthcare companies and raise the limits applied to meal and accommodation expenses for meetings attended by Physicians.

AMEX GBT to buy Bank Sadler

It is expected that by the end of September that Amex GBT will have completed the purchase of London based Banks Sadler

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 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.

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 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 is pleased to welcome in 2016 with news of a strategic partnership with the MCI Group . This partnership will find 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 venues into their priority venue programme for healthcare sector meetings.

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