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New Sponsor Website Connects Speakers With Sponsors

August 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
New Sponsor Website Connects Speakers With Sponsors

If you’ve been to a conference lately you’ve no doubt seen a fair number of speakers, from the keynote to breakout speakers, to panel speakers, and MCs. But behind the scenes many of these speakers are being asked to work for free. Professional innovation speaker Julie Austin began using her innovation and inventing background and […]

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New professional services shorten mobile app learning curve and increase adoption

August 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
New professional services shorten mobile app learning curve and increase adoption

QuickMobile, a supplier of  mobile event apps, has announced a new breed of services and support for its enterprise multi-event customers that dramatically reduces the effort required to roll out mobile event apps, and increase adoption throughout the enterprise.  As mobile event apps start to go mainstream, understanding how to efficiently and effectively design, market and […]

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Midas Wins Technopop Contract

August 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Midas Wins Technopop Contract

Biodiesel specialist Midas will power the first Technopop Festival this autumn, a four-week pop-up science, technology and innovation experience in London’s East End. Caroline Johnson, Technopop’s Production Manager, comments: “Environmental and social considerations run through the core of the Technopop concept and the Midas team identifies with that. Midas has proved itself in all sorts […]

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ISG Lifts Liverpool into the Future with Link Bridge Assembly

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
ISG Lifts Liverpool into the Future with Link Bridge Assembly

ISG has successfully connected ACC Liverpool to its new interconnected sister venue Exhibition Centre Liverpool with the installation of a 30 tonne steel link bridge. The linking of the existing BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena to the exhibition centre marks a milestone moment in the city’s journey to secure its future as a major […]

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Under a week to go until the doors open the North of England’s largest MICE exhibition

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Under a week to go until the doors open the North of England’s largest MICE exhibition

The wait is nearly over for a leading national expo and conference that is coming to the North, with just under a week to go until the doors open. The Venue Expo, organised by UKFE and held at Manchester’s EventCity is the first event of its kind in the North of England, and it’s coming […]

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Guest Blog: Making the Most of Your Event App

August 26, 2014 | By More
Guest Blog: Making the Most of Your Event App

A number of Event App features have now emerged as ‘standard’, such as an agenda or schedule, personalised event planner, floor plans or maps, profiles of exhibitors and/or attendees, social networking and attendee networking. The basic premise behind all of these features is to make it easier and faster to do something that attendees are […]

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New Technology to give Ryder Cup fans best experience ever

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
New Technology to give Ryder Cup fans best experience ever

Fans attending The 2014 Ryder Cup are set to enjoy one of the most technologically advanced golf events ever thanks to the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. Spectators at Gleneagles will receive a special RFID Wristband with their tickets, allowing them to take part in fun activities around the course and share their […]

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David Guetta Rocks Global Gathering with New Show

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David Guetta Rocks Global Gathering  with New Show

David Guetta rocked the house in grand style for his headline slot in The Hangar on Friday night of the 2014 Global Gathering event – the UK’s most popular bass-tastic EDM festival – staged at Long Marston Airfield near Stratford-On-Avon… complete with a stunning new visual design created by LD Jonathan “Leggy” Armstrong and Video […]

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New ISES UK President to announce Strategy at AGM

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
New ISES UK President to announce Strategy at AGM

The newly appointed president of the International Special Event Society UK Chapter (ISES UK), Kelly Baker, will announce the future strategy to members, invited guests and media at its AGM, hosted at EGG, London, 8th September 2014. ISES UK, established in 2001, is part of the global organisation with 5,500 members in 54 Chapters across […]

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SECC Announces Ticketmaster As Official Ticketing Services Supplier

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
SECC Announces Ticketmaster As Official Ticketing Services Supplier

Following an extensive assessment of ticketing operations, the SECC has today (Thursday 21st August, 2014) confirmed the move to Ticketmaster as its official ticketing services supplier.  The decision was based upon a wider review of ticketing focused on the long term viability and profitability of the business. As a well-known and respected global ticketing operator, […]

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mclcreate hosts Rio-themed event industry showcase

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
mclcreate hosts Rio-themed event industry showcase

Conferences and events company mclcreate will host an event industry showcase at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham, on Wednesday 3rd September. Suppliers, clients and event managers will gather for demonstrations of state-of-the-art event technology, including projection mapping and Glux LED. Attendees will include representatives from Royal Mail, Britvic, The AA and other endclients, as well […]

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Interesting rumours around US based Digital Factory and Leading UK Festival Organisers

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Interesting rumours around US based Digital Factory and Leading UK Festival Organisers

As an editor you generally hear  a lot of Chinese whisper which come to be nothing, however one did catch my ear this last week which is that US tech group Digital Factory have been sniffing around the UK live event market with a specific focus on their highly streamlined geo-fencing technology. Although there’s not […]

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Utopium creates club look for world class DJ’s at Ford EcoSport launch

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Utopium creates club look for world class DJ’s at Ford EcoSport launch

Lighting and rigging specialists Utopium creatively transformed Village Underground to host the ‘Superstar DJ’s with Annie Mac’ wrap party presented by Ford Ecosport. As sponsors of the Channel 4 documentary presented by Annie Mac, Ford invited industry guests to the wrap party held in the heart of trendy Shoreditch. Contracted by production manager Phil Beaven, […]

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International Confex Announces Renewed Partnership with ESSA

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International Confex Announces Renewed Partnership with ESSA

Following a successful partnership for our March 2014 show, International Confex is pleased to announce the renewal and development of our link-up with the Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) for next year’s event. The media partnership has been developed, and ESSA will increase its support of the show by hosting a pavilion on the exhibition floor. A number of […]

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Top London venues upgrade to Priava’s cloud-based event management technology

August 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Top London venues upgrade to Priava’s cloud-based event management technology

Priava, a leading cloud-based venue management software company, has announced that a collection of leading central London venues including Drapers Hall, The Congress Centre and 8 Northumberland Avenue have moved from the premise-based Events Perfect solution to Priava Cloud. Designed to add value and a rapid return on investment to venue owners and operators, Priava’s […]

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drpgroup hits 150 employees

August 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
drpgroup hits 150 employees

The drpgroup has employed a whole host of new team members in 2014 taking the agency’s ever-growing team to 150. The group hit the milestone with the arrival of Sarah Lyddy and Mark Roddy which was announced last week. The group has continued to grow throughout 2014 after a record year in 2013 and Dale […]

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