A fifth (20 per cent) of Brits are set to choose a festival over a holiday this year, with 32 per cent now seeing a live entertainment event as their main
A no-show Birmingham door supervisor has been fined £600 and charged court costs of £7,815.56. On Monday 29 April, Birmingham resident John Mendy was found guilty in his absence at Birmingham
Heald Ltd, the Yorkshire-based manufacturer of hostile vehicle mitigation systems has secured the perimeter of The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield with its award-winning Matador sliding bollard
Arena Events Group plc has expanded its product portfolio in the UK with the acquisition of Events Solution Ltd.
A new YouGov survey, commissioned by the Press Association, has found that half of female festival goers (43%) under 40 say they have faced unwanted sexual behaviour at a music festival.
The meetings and events industry is underprepared for potential terrorist attacks, says a former Detective Chief Inspector at New Scotland Yard.
The SIA is investigating event security provider LS Armour Security Ltd of Barry, South Wales following allegations that the company supplied unlicensed operatives using fraudulent (cloned) SIA
Mick Upton, founder of the Centre for Crowd Management & Security Studies at Buckinghamshire New University and a key figure in the events industry and crowd safety management in particular,
A new guide has been published by the Events Industry Forum to help organisers of smaller events comply with regulations and good practice.
The new ‘Purple Guide Lite’ is a
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) will be addressing the issue of venue safety at its forthcoming conference, as it urges the sector to avoid complacency in light of recent European
Notting Hill Carnival poses a "real risk to public safety" and needs to be re-examined to ensure it remains a safe and positive experience for all. That's the conclusion of a new report
Industry Qualifications (IQ) has called for qualifications regulator Ofqual, to establish an expert panel on confronting the issue of qualifications fraud in
Nominations for the Festival Supplier Awards 2017 have opened. Returning for their third edition they will once again recognise the hard work and dedication of festival and outdoor event
They're one big happy family at Bloodstock Open Air Festival . . . and Showsec have forged a strong relationship which makes them a much-loved part of that close-knit group.
Mitsubishi Electric has announced that it has jointly developed what is believed to be the world’s first system that analyses data from surveillance cameras for high-accuracy
How do you go about selecting the company that is right for your event and where do you start? Teresa Moore, Head of Department Music and Event Management at Bucks New University, has the
Eve has won the Best Fencing / Crowd Barrier Company award at the fifth annual Event Production Awards held at the prestigious Lancaster Hotel in London on 12th February.
Showsec have been given a World Class benchmark, which boosts their commitment to delivering the best-possible customer experience at three major arenas.
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