The Event Industry Forum is inviting applications for grants for projects that will benefit the events industry.
Event management company, REM demonstrated their ability to overcome challenging conditions with nimble decision making and on-the-ground logistical management at the Bristol International
Josh Daniels has joined PlayPass UK as business development manager with the focus of introducing the company’s NFC event technology to the sports sector.
PlayPass UK is enjoying
Event management company, Bar4Hire, which was founded in 2006 by Ollie Bennett, has rebranded as ...
A National Commemorative Event to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings saw 3000 invited guests including over 300 veterans, Her Majesty the
The Events Industry Forum has announced that it is putting aside £5000 per annum to support students studying outdoor event management to attend annual event industry conferences.
By Jenni Young, CMO of Tappit
Getting to and from an event location,
Expo 2020 Dubai has appointed Rosterfy, said to be the world’s fastest-growing event workforce management
solution platform, to support and engage its large team of employees and
Event industry expert and entrepreneur David Walley has announced an investment in BluePeg, a brand partnership agency that specialises in music and festival partnerships in the UK and Europe, as
The Event Services and Suppliers Association (ESSA) has announced that it has joined UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, in the ‘Association’ category.
Organisations providing first aid/medical services at festivals should be able to demonstrate that their staff/volunteers are appropriately trained to recognise the signs and symptoms of
James Heappey MP will open The Meetings Show– an event for the UK inbound and
PKL Group, a leading supplier of temporary kitchens and catering equipment for hire, has streamlined its systems to enable it to supply the UK’s booming summer event market.
Provision Events (PVE) ihas been commissioned to provide the fan experience at the up-coming Special Olympics USA Games on behalf of official presenting sponsor of the golf events,
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.
As planning for this year’s Showman’s Show, held at Newbury Showground, from 17th – 18th October, gets well
Event services specialist Joe Manby Limited has been appointed to provide event services to the 41st UKSG Annual Conference and Exhibition being staged at the Scottish Event Campus in
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has revealed it’s on target to achieve 55% growth by the summer, thanks to its strong performance.
Provision Events (PVE), the sponsorship activation specialist, is expanding its horizons by partnering with Aiden Howes from creative brand experience agency We Few.
Whether it’s the laughter caused by a comedy show or the awe inspired by a musical performance, the thrill of live entertainment is an
More than 200 event planners came together at
Traditional three and four course menu options no longer define a premium or luxury food experience for younger delegates, according to QHotels’ Event Profs Panel.
Compassion, understanding and empathy have not been offered to employees of meetings and events businesses because demonstrating these emotions is regarded as unprofessional, or colleagues are
Following this summer's historic Hintze Hall transformation, welcoming Hope the blue whale, the Venue Hire team has released its new-look events supplier list for 2018.
A record-breaking number of visitors have taken part in the world’s biggest-ever showcase of the trillion dollar Muslim consumer market.
Team Challenge Company, a successful corporate events and team building businesses, has taken on a challenge of its own, moving into new headquarters more than three times
The second meeting of Vision:2025 Festivals is taking place at the Showman’s Show on the afternoon of 18th October.
Global Infusion Group (GIG), one of the UK’s leading catering, logistics and brand support specialist, has been presented with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade
SLX have announced the launch of their new Student Bursary Scheme aimed at second and third year lighting design, technical and event management students across England and Wales. It
A significant report detailing the results of a survey concerning an industry-wide reduction in the numbers of security and stewarding personnel has been published by the United Kingdom Crowd
With many decision makers in the corporate events market now ‘millennials’, the most connected generation in history, it’s no surprise their tech-savvy tendencies are having a
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
Mobile Promotions oversaw the event delivery of Her Majesty The Queen’s royal visit to Dunstable for the grand opening of independent living home Priory View.
Corporate team building business, Team Challenge Company is set to dominate the UK’s corporate events market following a partnership with international team building organisation Catalyst
Waysafe linear illuminated marking system has been designed for use in low light or dark applications either internally or externally. It enables the user to mark a direction or hazard.
Temporary structure specialist Neptunus has helped The North of England Horticultural Society create a new look for this year’s Harrogate Spring Flower Show – the UK’s biggest
The Royal Horticultural Halls, London has been chosen by Renault Sport Formula One Team and Destination Management company Wedgewood Britain for the launch of its 2017
Event services specialist Joe Manby Limited has added two new shows to its expanding portfolio after being appointed as event services supplier for UKSG and the British Occupational Hygiene
Dunfermline’s events calendar is set to get a little busier thanks to a partnership between two local businesses.
Here Dan Gill, founder of the award winning catering and event management company Dine, outlines the key considerations for hosting a corporate event in a marquee.
Industry Qualifications (IQ) has called for qualifications regulator Ofqual, to establish an expert panel on confronting the issue of qualifications fraud in
A staging system created by renowned industrial designer Andrew Hill is now available from Harlow-based manufacturers Gratnells which meets a broad range of applications, from simple product
Judy Rae, Head of Corporate Events at Glasgow Science Centre, predicts the trends for the year ahead
Issues surrounding accessibility at events were discussed at EventHuddle recently when The British Polio Fellowship’s marketing communications officer Kripen
Eat to the Beat provided specialist behind the scenes catering and support services as The Queen and senior members of the Royal Family attended the Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert
The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is offering non-members the chance to receive insightful industry data from its powerful intelligence tool – miaTouchstone – for 12 months free
When this year’s Stand Up to Cancer fundraising event was held at Central Hall Westminster on 1st October, a team of Showforce’s experienced crew was on-hand to assist with the
When the 2016 edition of the Showman’s Show was held at Newbury Showground from 19th – 20th October, organiser Lance Show & Publications Limited was delighted to welcome along
By Sarah Mitchell, Head of Public Performance Operations at PPL
Music has the potential to create a dynamic atmosphere in an event space from the moment visitors enter.
Award-winning event support company Showforce has secured a three-year contract with Dubai Opera.
Events industry supplier Eve is celebrating after being crowned the ‘Events Services Supplier of the Year’ for Scotland.
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
The British Firework Championships, held in Plymouth over two nights and organised by The Event Services Association, has again been a great success.The fabulous weather brought a bumper crowd to
Hire Association Europe and Event Hire Association (HAE EHA) has this month announced the official launch of its SafeHire Certification.
The Hire Association Europe (HAE) and Event Hire Association (EHA) has announced that they will be introducing the first ever ILM Level Five programme in Leadership
Equipment supplier Hawthorn is supporting The Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the 27th time, working with new client, Assembly Festival – one of the Fringe’s largest venues –
As part of its continued sponsorship and support of the Edinburgh International Festival, mclcreate has teamed up with Blue-i Theatre Technology to provide Technical Support and additional
A new stunning multi-million-pound conference facility with panoramic views of the South West’s most historic city has been officially opened at Bath Racecourse.
With the start of the festival season underway people up and down the country will be looking at their list of things to pack, checking off sleeping bags, wellies, toilet paper and tickets. For
The New York State Assembly has criminalised the use of ticket ‘bots’, or automated ticket-buying software. Stuart Cain, managing director at The Ticket Factory, says it’s time
Neptunus partnered with Essex-based marketing and communications agency Mansfields Design to create a temporary exhibition venue at the centre of a series of high-profile events for Ford of
The future of the industry is in our own hands now, says the Meetings Industry Association (MIA) following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.
A company which provides technical staging for TV, West End theatre shows and high-profile events has received a seven-figure equity investment from Enterprise Ventures Growth Fund to help fuel
This year’s Electric Castle will be using innovative RFID Access Control and Cashless Payment solutions to enhance the festival experience for 100,000 event goers.
The draw for the competitors to take part in the 2016 British Firework Championships, on 16th & 17th August, has now been made
CHRIS MARTIN led the chorus of acclaim for the ‘team’ which helped to make BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend such a spectacular success . . . and Showsec played a role in ensuring the
Event caterer Mecco, part of One Event Management Ltd, will once again team up with British Grand Prix to lend its notable catering flair and style to this year’s Grand Prix at Silverstone,
H Power called upon Blackout’s expertise to dress the Royal Box and Castle Arena stage, ahead of the momentous Royal Windsor Horse Show in celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th
Event by Event, a Surrey-based live event agency specialising in event production, design, management & logistics, has been selected as a partner by Surrey Heath Borough Council for a
Arena Group supplied 59 temporary tower structures and 2,031 temporary tiered covered seats to the world-famous Virgin Money London Marathon, 24th April 2016.
Fantastic Fireworks won the exciting British Firework Championships in Plymouth, organised by TESA (The Event Services Association). They beat five other leading British teams with an amazing
How do you show a return on investment for events, or more commonly the ability to show a return on objectives (ROO)? Mike Walker, Managing Director of MGN Events, has the answers.
The most effective events are those which reflect your brand values and create a positive image of your business as a whole, says James Clutterbuck, Director of Hospitality & Events at
How do you go about organising your first event? What better than asking someone who’s been there, done it and got the T-shirt – in this case, Andy Cotton, founder of TAO Productions, one of the
Celebrating 30 years in the industry, leading UK firework company Fantastic Fireworks devised a unique production to enhance its reputation for staging innovative displays.
Following a record year in 2015 for the brand experience and live events agency, TBA plc has appointed Mark Spragg to the position of Managing Director.
Spragg joins on 1st February
Blackout added ITV’s The Sound of Music Live! to their list of television production projects after supplying truss and rigging to the live musical show, aired 20th December 2015.
The organiser of the Event Technology Awards has announced that nominations for 2016 will open on Monday 4th April. The awards are set to return for their fourth outing and will once again
Manchester based Make Events have forged a partnership with local businessman and owner of BetFred, Fred Done, to produce a joint charity ball at the Hilton Deansgate in September.
In a recent survey conducted by Unique Venues of London, analysing the 2015 performance of the association’s membership, 94% of the 67 venues which completed the survey indicated an optimistic
Wernick Events never like to pass up on a challenge; so when GUINNESS PRO12 Champions Glasgow Warriors needed 2000 more seats under some challenging conditions, they leapt at the chance to
Surrey based MGN Events continues to grow and has taken on two new staff and moved to larger premises as they expand.
Events and experiential agency WRG has announced its second work placement graduate in its partnership with Ashdown Academy as London postgraduate – Izzie Dale – started her five-month placement
2015 has been a record breaking year for Newbury Racecourse Conference and Events, thanks to a 93 per cent increase in delegate numbers to 18,176 and a 94 per cent increase in events to 212 based
Unique Venues of London, the representative body of the capital’s unique venues, has launched the inaugural Unique Insight London at the Museum of London.