Wimbledon security is being stepped up after the recent UK terror attacks.
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
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
THE NORTH EAST’S leading events’ company is walking on air, following the success of its hospitality operation at one of the region’s major events.
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
Global specialist in event support Showforce Services Ltd, has announced a unique crewing collaboration with Midlands based crewing company Stage Wolves Ltd. The joint venture will
Showforce, the event crewing specialist, was called upon by Henley Festival Ltd to help deliver their five-day black tie ‘boutique cultural experience’
Eat to the Beat (ETTB) are keeping Coldplay and their crew fuelled during the band’s ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ tour of North America.
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
London venue management service for the meetings and conference industry, Spacily, has expanded on its campaign to "save London's venues from the current economic downturn" by expanding its team
The Meetings Industry Association (MIA) will be putting more of the UK’s top booking agents under the spotlight at its third Agents Day in August.
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.
Amadeus have successfully secured a £3million contract over five years with Delapré Abbey Preservation Trust to run their new café and to support event catering needs.
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.
Delegates were so impressed by the way a group of University of Northampton students organised a conference that they gave them a near-perfect satisfaction rating.
Team Challenge Company, one of the UK’s leading team building companies, has announced a £50,000 investment in equipment for corporate family fun days following a 30 per cent increase in new
The world of technology is changing fast and there are a host of hi-tech gadgets on the market that you can use to really impress and wow your audience when you are planning your next event. Mike
Jungheinrich UK’s Event Hire division has secured a double win by being awarded contracts to supply material handling equipment for two of the biggest commercial and military airshows in the UK
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.
Avid viewers of the popular television show Drive will have spotted that the show’s logo and branding is pretty much always in shot. Branding specialist, Sunbaba was only too happy to support the
The Showman’s Show was launched in 1984 and is firmly established as the UK’s original and most comprehensive exhibition for the outdoor and special event world.
Attended by over 35,000 runners, watched by over 4million people and taking in some the UK capital’s best loved landmarks, the London Marathon is far from an ordinary race. This year’s marathon
London based Entrepreneur, Knut Gaskjenn, has launched a campaign to save London's venues from the current economic downturn by matching the increasing number of vacant meeting spaces with
New for the 2016 corporate events season is an exciting new art installation at the National Trust for Scotland’s Drum Castle outside Aberdeen.
A brand new online marketplace for the events industry has launched. Event Equipment and Kit, Eek for short and ease, enables event organisers, suppliers, production companies and agencies
Showsec have geared themselves up for further growth in the North West region with the appointment of Lee Hazeldine as Area Manager.
Showsec have been presented with an opportunity to play a prominent role in the staging of high-profile public events in Cardiff after securing a new three-year contract with the local
Experience 12 develops 3D printing concept to transform consumers into characters.
The Meetings Industry Association’s (mia) Agents Day recently proved invaluable for delegates as some of the UK’s top booking agents provided a unique insight into how they select venues.
Trends in events have always reflected what’s happening in the economy as well as the lifestyle and business ethos of the time. In the late 80s and 90s, when businessmen and women were enjoying
A-Plant has invested over £1 million in a new transport fleet that is capable of double stacking accommodation units on customer sites. The new vehicles help A-Plant’s Accommodation Division
Robinson College, Cambridge, one of the UK’s most forward thinking academic venues, has launched a brand new, rapid online booking tool for small meetings as part of their meet+ offering.
Located just a stone's throw away from the hallowed turf of Nottingham Forest Football Ground, Trent Bridge cricket ground, Nottingham Rugby Club and Notts County's Meadow Lane Ground, The
Seventa Events has hired experienced events coordinator, Rosie Burns, who will be bringing her expertise to Seventa Events team as an Event Producer.
Seventa Events has brought Rosie Burns
Integrated Security Consultants Ltd (ISC) has been awarded the contract to provide security services to one of the most fascinating, curious and exclusive new venues situated in the heart of
Two event health and safety companies that partnered up to deliver the health and safety for the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, have been recognised with a prestigious British Safety
An integrated asset management system with electrical safety testing at its core is helping a leading supplier of technical services to outdoor events and festivals meet its quality control and
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
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
The excuse ‘I’m running 5 miles late’ never crops up in events. Why? Because distance doesn’t cut it when everything needs to go to schedule. At iGeolise we live by the mantra ‘minutes mean more
What are the key things that events organisers should consider when planning a temporary kitchen on-site? Lee Vines, Director at PKL Group, a leading supplier of temporary and permanent catering
Social media should be a cornerstone of any event marketing programme. But are you leveraging content and channels in the right way? Michael Nabarro offers some excellent advice
The Department for Culture Media and Sport has unveiled a cross Governmental strategy for UK events, following widespread engagement with the industry.
The Department for Culture Media and
Beware of those wanting a slice of your ‘cake,’ baked with your hard work and success, says Steve Heap, general secretary of the Association of Festival Organisers (AFO).
Organising an event and looking for a venue? Good quality Wi-Fi should be one of the items at the top of your list. Yvette Chatwin, general manager of 30 Euston Square, spells out the
How do you go about making sure you’ve got the right temporary structure for your event, and most importantly, one which conforms to the rules and regulations? Adrian Dann, Executive Committee
Stuck for advice on the nuts and bolts of organising your event? The Purple Guide, updated last year with an on-line format, is an invaluable guide, says Jim Winship, TESA director and one of the
The Event Industry Forum is making a further £13,000 available in grants for projects that will benefit the events industry.
The Forum, which brings together 28 trade bodies and similar
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.
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
A new code of practice on electrical testing has been developed to ensure that hirers of portable and temporary welfare units meet their safety responsibilities.
The new document has been
Glasgow City Marketing Bureau (GCMB) is launching the next generation of legacy measurement, a bespoke research model designed to report the key impacts of conferences taking place in the
Eve, the UK’s leading supplier of temporary access systems, has announced plans to celebrate its 50 year anniversary throughout 2016.
Film producer Foodles Production (UK) Ltd is to be prosecuted over an incident in which actor Harrison Ford was seriously injured during the filming of Star Wars: The Forces Awakens, by The
SHOWSEC are now in pole position to develop a long-term partnership with one of the United Kingdom’s iconic sporting venues . . . after securing a new four-year contract with Silverstone
Caroline Jackson and Samme Allen have been successfully elected as Vice Chairs of the Business Visits & Events Partnership, with effect from the 1st January 2016 for a period of two
A PIONEERING event to support families living with autism, has earned staff at one of the UK’s most famous football grounds a special award.
Almost 350 guests from the festival and outdoor event industry celebrated the second outing of the Festival Supplier Awards when they were held on 28th January, at London venue, The Hurlingham
Surrey based MGN Events continues to grow and has taken on two new staff and moved to larger premises as they expand.
New guidance to explain how regulations which manage the safety and health of construction projects apply to the entertainment industry has been published.
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
Gerard Crowley, co-director of one of the UK’s leading corporate team building businesses, Team Challenge Company, reflects on the growing trend of digital gamification in the corporate and
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.
Intellitix continues to add new cashless payment professionals and resources, gearing up for European cashless event revolution.
SHOWSEC are gearing themselves up for further expansion in the South of England by appointing two new Regional Managers in a major restructure of the business.
The crowd management and
Finding and buying tickets is set to be even easier for gig-goers thanks to a new, fully integrated mobile application that’s so clever it can even get revelers to an event in