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Showcase AVi – Bringing your Brand to Life.

Showcase AVi – Bringing your Brand to Life.

We interviewed Ben Collings of Showcase AVi, following the companys first 8 months of trading, the background of the company and newly appointed talent as well as the events they are currently working on. What experience does the Showcase AVi team have within the events sector? I personally have 20 years’ experience in the AV industry – working for […]

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Filed in Editor's Choice & Features, Festivals & Outdoor by on March 2, 2015 0 Comments • views: 51
Win Win for Power Logistics

Win Win for Power Logistics

Power Logistics was thrilled to receive the accolade of Favourite Power Supply Company at the 2015 TPi Awards. Held on February 16th, the fourteenth edition of the awards marked a very special year in the event’s history thanks to its move to Battersea Evolution and a record number of attendees. Since its inception in 2002, […]

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Filed in Festivals & Outdoor by on March 2, 2015 0 Comments • views: 115
The company behind Leicester Music Festival goes into liquidation

The company behind Leicester Music Festival goes into liquidation

The company which organised last year’s Leicester Music Festival has gone into voluntary liquidation. LMF Leisure Ltd planned the music event which saw acts such as Union J, Professor Green, Tinie Tempah, Soul II Soul, Labrinth, The Saturdays, Diversity, UB40, Sam Bailey, and Billy Ocean performing at Leicester Tigers’ Welford Road Stadium over two days […]

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Filed in Festivals & Outdoor by on February 26, 2015 0 Comments • views: 155
Liverpool International Music Festival appoints Full Fat for 2015 PR campaign 

Liverpool International Music Festival appoints Full Fat for 2015 PR campaign 

The latest raft of appointments for Full Fat see the agency representing events in a number of capacities ranging from specialist PR campaigns to full scale UK and European communication strategies. Yaw Owusu, Curator of the Liverpool International Music Festival comments of the appointment: “The whole LIMF team is excited to work with Full Fat […]

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Filed in Festivals & Outdoor by on February 25, 2015 0 Comments • views: 152

M.I.C.E News

FreemanXP and Event Marketing Institute Study Highlights Social Media Amplification of Events

FreemanXP and Event Marketing Institute Study Highlights Social Media Amplification of Events

FreemanXP and the Event Marketing Institute today announced the results of their joint study of leading event marketing and brand marketing executives: “The Viral Impact of Events: Extending & Amplifying Reach via Social Media.” According to the research, a majority of marketers acknowledge that attendees are increasingly sharing event content through social media and believe their companies’ […]

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Blackout has the Right Moves

Blackout has the Right Moves

Blackout transformed Olympia, creating multiple dance studios and stage dressing for the UK’s largest dance event, Move It, 13-15 February, 2015. Blackout supported the organisers of Move It celebrating its 10th anniversary with a fantastic show and event at Olympia Grand. More than 24,000 dancers of all ages participated in an array of classes and […]

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UBM selects The Whiteoaks Consultancy to support the launch of Interop London

UBM selects The Whiteoaks Consultancy to support the launch of Interop London

Global events organiser, UBM EMEA, has selected The Whiteoaks Consultancy to provide PR support for Interop London 2015, the flagship event of London Technology Week 2015, held on the 16-18 June at ExCeL London. In the initial stages of the PR programme, Whiteoaks will prepare content, carry out research and generate pre-event interest around Interop […]

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Filed in M.I.C.E by on February 26, 2015 0 Comments • views: 142
Eventex Awards Gala Gathered Global Event Professionals From 15 Countries Worldwide

Eventex Awards Gala Gathered Global Event Professionals From 15 Countries Worldwide

Eventex Awards Gala in Sofia last night honored event professionals from Bulgaria, Turkey, Slovakia, the Netherlands, Finland and the UK in addition to India, USA and Saudi Arabia. 9 companies won prizes in more than one category and the awards saw a raft of UK companies scoop up awards in recognition of the work they had produced over […]

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Filed in Editor's Choice & Features, Event Technology, M.I.C.E by on February 26, 2015 0 Comments • views: 146

Brand & Field Marketing News

WRG appoints Ben Atherton as Client Director

WRG appoints Ben Atherton as Client Director

WRG, one of the UK’s leading live communications agencies, has appointed Ben Atherton in the role of Client Director.  He will be based in WRG’s London office and will focus on the company’s key technology accounts. Ben has more than 15 years experience in the telecoms and professional services sectors. He has significant expertise in […]

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Filed in Brand & Field Marketing by on February 24, 2015 0 Comments • views: 64
Event Marketing Solutions’ expands Board following record start in 2015

Event Marketing Solutions’ expands Board following record start in 2015

Since the start of the year Event Marketing Solutions (EMS) has enjoyed unprecedented demand for its roadshow marketing solutions, reflecting increased spending by brand managers on experiential campaigns1. The roadshow expert has secured £3.2m worth of new contracts so far this year, with both new and existing clients, including two leading home appliance brands and […]

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Filed in Brand & Field Marketing by on February 17, 2015 0 Comments • views: 138
Imagination to deliver session on the use of technology to enhance visitor experience and engagement

Imagination to deliver session on the use of technology to enhance visitor experience and engagement

Anton Christodoulou, chief technology officer at creative agency, Imagination, will deliver a session entitled ‘The use of technology to enhance visitor experience and engagement’ at the Event Production Show 2015. Taking place in the Lineout Theatre on Wednesday February 18th from 11.45am, the session will look at how the acceleration of technological innovations is enabling […]

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Filed in Brand & Field Marketing, Event Technology by on February 11, 2015 0 Comments • views: 99
Free Webinar to Offer Guidance Regarding Event Sponsorship

Free Webinar to Offer Guidance Regarding Event Sponsorship

A free webinar hosted by SponsorMyEvent.com will offer event organisers and potential sponsors some key advice on the strategies required to deliver results in the modern environment. The webinar – available via Event Industry News – will look at how organisers and sponsors can connect and the challenges facing both parties. Peter Poehle – founder […]

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Event Technology News

NFS Partners For Europe With Social Tables

NFS Partners For Europe With Social Tables

NFS Technology Group, pioneer of the revolutionary Rendezvous Events software, has chosen to be the European partner for leading event-planning solution Social Tables to present an all-encompassing venue management solution. Social Tables is a leading cloud based software solution, designed as a natural aid to event planning to help streamline event diagramming, seating, catering and […]

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Filed in Event Technology by on March 2, 2015 0 Comments • views: 55
Guest Blog: 4 ways social media data can power events marketing

Guest Blog: 4 ways social media data can power events marketing

With so much exciting content to share, event producers have a natural advantage in the social media realm. Given the findings announced this week by The Event Marketing Institute, effective use of social media should be a cornerstone of any event marketing programme. But are you leveraging that content in the right way? Is it […]

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Filed in Event Technology by on March 2, 2015 0 Comments • views: 70
myQaa and Insiteo create new revenue streams for event organizers by integrating mobile apps with beacons

myQaa and Insiteo create new revenue streams for event organizers by integrating mobile apps with beacons

myQaa has partnered with Insiteo, the leader in indoor location and proximity marketing, and GL events / Toulouse Evénements, a worldwide provider of integrated solutions and services for events, to design the tradeshow of the future with the integration of mobile apps with beacon technology. The deployment of beacons makes it possible to bring on […]

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Filed in Event Technology by on March 2, 2015 0 Comments • views: 62
New language features close the information gap for multi-national event organisers

New language features close the information gap for multi-national event organisers

Online survey provider Explori has announced the global roll-out of their multi-languages module.  This will allow event organisers to conduct attendee and exhibitor surveys in multiple languages, whilst collating and analysing the results in a single report. This will particularly benefit organisers of geo-cloned events, or international events that attract attendees with a range of languages.  Event […]

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Concerts and Touring News

Skiddle announces new refund policy and joins STAR

Skiddle announces new refund policy and joins STAR

In keeping with their long held attitude of remaining fair and transparent towards their customer base, Skiddle can announce a brand new refund policy which goes above and beyond the standard practice offered by many ticketing agents. When an event is cancelled Skiddle will now refund booking fees as standard – not just the price of the ticket. It ensures that […]

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Filed in Concerts & Touring, Editor's Choice & Features by on February 20, 2015 0 Comments • views: 119
Stagetruck Nominated for Favourite Transport Company TPi Awards 2015

Stagetruck Nominated for Favourite Transport Company TPi Awards 2015

Stagetruck Ltd have been trucking the Music, Exhibition & Conference industries for over 35 years, establishing itself as an industry leader over that time. Operating all over the UK, Europe, Russia and all the Baltic states, Down to Morocco and all the way to Turkey and beyond to Azerbaijan you can trust Stagetruck to deliver. […]

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Filed in Concerts & Touring, Festivals & Outdoor by on February 13, 2015 0 Comments • views: 147
Phoenix Bussing, TPi winners for 2014 and very proud to be nominated for 2015.

Phoenix Bussing, TPi winners for 2014 and very proud to be nominated for 2015.

We have been supplying sleeper buses to the music industry since 1988 and during that time the company has successfully grown from the original four single-deck sleeper buses (built by the founding members in a tiny garage in the heart of the new forest) to a modern fleet of twenty eight purpose-built double-deckers. This will […]

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Filed in Concerts & Touring, Festivals & Outdoor by on February 13, 2015 0 Comments • views: 112
‘De—-li—cious!’ That’s Craig Revel Horwood’s verdict as Eat to the Beat takes to the road with Strictly Come Dancing

‘De—-li—cious!’ That’s Craig Revel Horwood’s verdict as Eat to the Beat takes to the road with Strictly Come Dancing

Eat to the Beat’s crew are waltzing around the UK as the professional dancers and celebrity stars of Strictly Come Dancing are back on the road for their spectacular annual nationwide tour. It’s the eighth consecutive year back-stage catering specialists Eat to the Beat have toured with the sparkling Strictly Come Dancing team, ensuring the […]

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Filed in Concerts & Touring by on January 26, 2015 0 Comments • views: 165

Guest Blogs

Guest Blog: The Future of Event Technology – Confex 2015

Guest Blog: The Future of Event Technology – Confex 2015

By Janet Newenham – Community Manager with meetingsbooker.com Last week I spent two days at International Confex and the Event Production Show in London’s Olympia and I must admit I was totally blown away by some of the technology on offer.  I knew there were going to be some pretty amazing stands, and considering how fast […]

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Filed in Editor's Choice & Features, Event Technology, Guest Blogs by on February 24, 2015 0 Comments • views: 245
How Can You Measure Event ROI? – A Q&A Session With Jennifer Hawkins Of DoubleDutch

How Can You Measure Event ROI? – A Q&A Session With Jennifer Hawkins Of DoubleDutch

Measuring return on investment (ROI) has long been the key factor in determining the success of any type of campaign. Being able to demonstrate just what you have achieved as a result of your financial commitment is not just common sense, but also human instinct. As technology continues to shape the way events are delivered, […]

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Filed in Event Technology, Guest Blogs by on January 30, 2015 0 Comments • views: 621
5 game apps for 2015 to engage your attendees – gamification made easy

5 game apps for 2015 to engage your attendees – gamification made easy

Outdoor scavenger or treasure hunt, team building game or quiz – gamification can be just a fun break in an event or a useful tool to enhance attendee engagement. Connecting games with your event’s main subject can heighten the impact it aims to deliver. Whether it’s fundraising, charity or product launch, well-constructed games make people […]

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Filed in Event Technology, Guest Blogs by on January 22, 2015 0 Comments • views: 436
Guest Blog: Events industry benefits from falling oil and gas prices.

Guest Blog: Events industry benefits from falling oil and gas prices.

As the headlines of our daily newspapers continue to celebrate the lowest petrol and diesel prices in over six years, talk has moved away from the pump and to other ways in which consumers will benefit. In recent reports, Chancellor George Osborne states that air fares and house hold bills are the next area of […]

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Filed in Brand & Field Marketing, Guest Blogs by on January 20, 2015 0 Comments • views: 207