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Lock Up & Dance for Colour Sound at 2104 Reading and Leeds Festivals

August 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Lock Up & Dance for Colour Sound at  2104 Reading and Leeds Festivals

London UK based lighting and visuals rental company Colour Sound Experiment supplied lighting to Festival Republic for several stages at the 2014 Reading and Leeds festivals – Lock Up, Dance, BBC Introducing, Silent Disco 1 & 2, Piccadilly Party, the Action Aid and  Oxfam tents plus all of EBCs Bars – plus LED screen for […]

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New Code on Sky Lanterns Doesn’t Go Far Enough

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New Code on Sky Lanterns Doesn’t Go Far Enough

The new code of practice on Sky Lanterns doesn’t go far enough, say event organisers who are calling for a national ban. The National Outdoor Events Association has already branded Sky Lanterns as dangerous to the public, livestock and buildings. Earlier this year it launched a three-pronged campaign to raise awareness among the public, event […]

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The Four Nations – As You’ve Never Seen It Before

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The Four Nations – As You’ve Never Seen It Before

Sport is a very broad term, and we think that it recently became even broader following a huge UK-based event that we supplied hire furniture to. Attracting avid gamers from as far afield as Canada and Australia, this was truly a global event with around 40,000 people estimated to have turned up, some of whom […]

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Exhibitors of The Venue Expo gain excellent added value ahead of the event in just a few days’ time!

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Exhibitors of The Venue Expo gain excellent added value ahead of the event in just a few days’ time!

Exhibitors were given a master class on how to maximise their ROI whilst exhibiting at The Venue Expo. UKFE – the organisers of The Venue Expo, put on the day at their Liverpool HQ for Exhibitors and their teams to support participants to have the very best time possible at the event.   Exhibitors from […]

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Check-in App zkipster launches zSocial

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Check-in App zkipster launches zSocial

Guest-list app zkipster, has today launched zSocial, a new digital tool that allows event planners to seamlessly integrate their brand or event’s Twitter handles and hashtags into one easily accessible platform. The new social media add-on enables event hosts to maximise engagement via social media channels at events. Event organisers are currently struggling to promote […]

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Biggest Screens Wow Creamfields

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Biggest Screens Wow Creamfields

LarMac Live, XL Video and Star Events Group devised, supplied and provided for 1,300sq m of screens across the twin main stages at Creamfields last weekend, the most extensive use of video on the English festival map this summer. Designed to appear as if they were floating in the crowd space rather than flanking a […]

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Spectacular free events headed for City Park

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Spectacular free events headed for City Park

Bradford Council and its partners will continue to stage a fun-packed programme of free arts and entertainment in City Park this autumn and winter. Highlights include an incredible pyrotechnic street theatre show, a high-tech animated light installation and a spectacular illuminated aerial performance. Spellbound is an amazing night show with illuminated scenes, dance, music and […]

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Shaping the future of events at Leeds Met

August 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Shaping the future of events at Leeds Met

Leeds Metropolitan University will celebrate 18 years of its UK Centre for Events Management (UKCEM) at the annual Venue Expo 2014 event in Manchester. Current students and graduates hailing from the UK’s longest-running events management course at Leeds Met – which will become Leeds Beckett University on 22 September – will come together at the […]

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Hawthorn Wins Sundown Festival Contract

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Hawthorn Wins Sundown Festival Contract

ENVY Productions, the organisers of Sundown Festival have appointed Hawthorn to support the technical production at the event. The festival is taking place at Norfolk Showground this week from Friday 29th – Sunday 31st August 2014. The festival is now in its fourth year, with Hawthorn project manager Mick Freer delivering the technical solution once […]

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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

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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

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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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