Festivals & Outdoor News

Hawthorn Wins Contract For Moonwalk London And Edinburgh

Hawthorn Wins Contract For Moonwalk London And Edinburgh

Hawthorn has been selected to deliver full technical production for the UK’s Moonwalk charity events. A total of 19 000 (London: 15000, Edinburgh: 4000) participants as well as guests will be hosted at the events taking place in London in May and Edinburgh in June. The contract for the two events involves creating the technical […]

April 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Police Charging – Organiser’s Experiences Needed

Police Charging – Organiser’s Experiences Needed

A leading law firm specialising in licensing is calling for event organisers to contact them with their experiences of Police charging. In its latest newsletter Horsey Lightly Fynn has updated its readers on the issue of Police charges at events as it continues lobbying to prevent a change in the law. Currently, section 25 of […]

April 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Copper Box First For Sport Relief

Copper Box First For Sport Relief

Star Events prepared the Copper Box in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) for this year’s record-breaking Sport Relief fundraiser, when the BBC opted to host the event there. The first time its telethon hub has been an outside broadcast. Having undertaken the requisite calculations, Star Events had to lay 1,600sq m of structural flooring over […]

April 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
EventServ UK Wins a Gold RoSPA Award

EventServ UK Wins a Gold RoSPA Award

A UK-based company which provides infrastructure solutions to some of the UK’s leading promoters and event management companies has had its approach to occupational health and safety recognised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the second year running. EventServ, part of the Siteserv group, has won a gold award in the […]

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Logistik Group Refresh Website & Branding to Extend Offering

Logistik Group Refresh Website & Branding to Extend Offering

Brand communications and event specialists Logistik Group have evolved their website and brand collateral to reflect the evolution of the company and its offering as a whole. Moving away from their previously branded tab to a rhombus shape, which is both dynamic and positive in form and message, Logistik Group have translated more of their […]

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Exhibition News

New Truck Puts Events Solution On Road To Expansion

New Truck Puts Events Solution On Road To Expansion

Sheffield’s Events Solution is investing in a brand new long distance truck to drive up the capacity of its business and meet increasing demand from customers. The crowd control specialist has added another Mercedes Actros tractor unit to its fleet of commercial vehicles to service a greater number of events across the UK. Events Solution […]

April 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
Reed Exhibitions Greater China Positions itself for Sustained Success through New MOU with Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Exposition (CCPIT Chengdu)

Reed Exhibitions Greater China Positions itself for Sustained Success through New MOU with Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Exposition (CCPIT Chengdu)

On 11 April, Reed Exhibitions Greater China, a leading international event organizer, signed an MOU for strategic cooperation with the Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Exposition (CCPIT Chengdu). Through this new cooperation agreement, the two sides agreed to continue to work together in the long term through regular high-level consultations and exchanges, as they promote a […]

April 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
ESSA AGM Heralds Growth

ESSA AGM Heralds Growth

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) hosted its Annual General Meeting in London on April 3rd in style, courtesy of its 2014 venue partner The O2. Enjoying the sumptuous surrounding of the Chairman’s Club and the Green Room at the O2, delegates to the meeting listened to how ESSA has been working on its […]

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Logistik Group Refresh Website & Branding to Extend Offering

Logistik Group Refresh Website & Branding to Extend Offering

Brand communications and event specialists Logistik Group have evolved their website and brand collateral to reflect the evolution of the company and its offering as a whole. Moving away from their previously branded tab to a rhombus shape, which is both dynamic and positive in form and message, Logistik Group have translated more of their […]

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Earls Court and Olympia London appoints Nick Graham as new Head of Sales

Earls Court and Olympia London appoints Nick Graham as new Head of Sales

Earls Court and Olympia London has announced the appointment of Nick Graham as Head of Sales. Nick will lead an experienced team managing sales for exhibitions, conferences, live events and entertainment at Earls Court and Olympia venues. He is a longstanding staff member at Earls Court and Olympia, with eleven years experience at the company. […]

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Conference News

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Launches Jimmy Choo Designer Shoe Incentive For MICE Agents

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Launches Jimmy Choo Designer Shoe Incentive For MICE Agents

Fashion-forward UK MICE agents and event bookers can now earn themselves a pair of coveted Jimmy Choo designer shoes, thanks to a special new incentive launched by Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ UK sales office. To qualify, agents simply need to confirm an event booking for 2014 worth at least €60,000 at one of Mövenpick Hotels […]

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Academic Venue Show’s Exclusive Deals Announced ~ Show attendants to receive special meeting and accommodation discounts

Academic Venue Show’s Exclusive Deals Announced ~ Show attendants to receive special meeting and accommodation discounts

The Academic Venue Show offers outstanding value to event organisers looking for the perfect meeting or accommodation venue every year. But with the exclusive special offers and prize draws announced today by the Shows organiser Venuemasters, visitors are set to save and win more than ever before at the Academic Venue Show on the 14 […]

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Brunel Commercial Conferences and Events targets international association events market

Brunel Commercial Conferences and Events targets international association events market

Brunel Commercial Conferences and Events, the meetings offering at Brunel University, London, UK, is to actively target international association events as part of a new marketing strategy. Leveraging its main academic disciplines in engineering, social sciences, law and mathematics the university venue hopes to build and grow its association business in these areas. Brunel Commercial […]

April 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Traditional Features Combined With The Latest Technology

Traditional Features Combined With The Latest Technology

A Cambridge College is celebrating the official launch of its newly refurbished dining hall, following an extensive project lasting seven months. Trinity Hall unveiled the new-look dining hall at a special reception on Wednesday 9th April, attended by 200 guests from regional businesses and organisations, other branches of Cambridge University and members of the College. […]

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Old Swan Conference and Events Coordinator wins National Award

Old Swan Conference and Events Coordinator wins National Award

The Conference and Events Coordinator from the Old Swan in Harrogate has been voted as one of 10 of the most-hard working individuals in the meetings industry as part of this year’s miaList. Helen McGlynn was selected for the dedication, passion and enthusiasm that she brings to her position in her hometown of Harrogate. Every […]

April 17, 2014 | By | Reply More

Corporate Event News

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Launches Jimmy Choo Designer Shoe Incentive For MICE Agents

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Launches Jimmy Choo Designer Shoe Incentive For MICE Agents

Fashion-forward UK MICE agents and event bookers can now earn themselves a pair of coveted Jimmy Choo designer shoes, thanks to a special new incentive launched by Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ UK sales office. To qualify, agents simply need to confirm an event booking for 2014 worth at least €60,000 at one of Mövenpick Hotels […]

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Academic Venue Show’s Exclusive Deals Announced ~ Show attendants to receive special meeting and accommodation discounts

Academic Venue Show’s Exclusive Deals Announced ~ Show attendants to receive special meeting and accommodation discounts

The Academic Venue Show offers outstanding value to event organisers looking for the perfect meeting or accommodation venue every year. But with the exclusive special offers and prize draws announced today by the Shows organiser Venuemasters, visitors are set to save and win more than ever before at the Academic Venue Show on the 14 […]

April 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
VMware selects GPJ to drive their vForum series across Europe

VMware selects GPJ to drive their vForum series across Europe

Over 18,000 IT professionals will descend on VMware vForum when it begins its series of events across 24 locations throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa this spring. The events will take place between May and July 2014, bringing together industry professionals involved in driving Cloud innovation, growth and adoption. Delegates can expect inspirational keynotes, technology […]

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WRG takes first place to deliver the Tour de France 2014 Grand Départ Infrastructure

WRG takes first place to deliver the Tour de France 2014 Grand Départ Infrastructure

Leading Live Communication agency WRG has been officially confirmed as the company chosen to deliver the event management infrastructure for stages 1&2 of the 2014 Tour de France. This year’s Grand Départ starts in Yorkshire and is likely to be one of the UK’s most technically challenging events of 2014. Commenting on the successful bid WRG’s Tim Elliott said: “WRG […]

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Make Events wins Coronation St The Tour contract

Make Events wins Coronation St The Tour contract

Wilmslow-based Make Events has been selected as the preferred supplier for event design services such as lighting, sound, entertainment and decor for events taking place at new attraction Coronation Street The Tour located at the former Quay Street set. Coronation Street The Tour will be open for a limited time of six months and will be offering […]

April 23, 2014 | By | Reply More

Event Technology News

Infographic: Technology and Jobs: How the Industries Are Shaping Up

Infographic: Technology and Jobs: How the Industries Are Shaping Up

Technology in today’s world controls how we operate and communicate on a daily basis. Job sectors rely heavily on technology to not only improve productivity but to deliver an exceptional service and this is crucial to the events industry. Marketing as we know is not cheap and trying to make your event bigger and better […]

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Driving up attendance – automatically!

Driving up attendance – automatically!

N200, experts in event registration, data and intelligence, has today announced a strategic partnership with Ternair to provide its client base with integrated advanced marketing tools to help drive attendance at events. The Advanced Marketing Module, already in use by Amsterdam Rai and MECC Maastricht, enables clients to build and operate an integrated and seamless […]

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Concise Media Design announces expansion in Asia Pacific with new Singapore office

Concise Media Design announces expansion in Asia Pacific with new Singapore office

Concise Media Design, a leader in interactive digital solutions for live events, today announced the opening of a branch in Singapore. The new office, in Market Street, will be managed by Joseph Vernet. Joining the company’s established offices in London, New York and Hong Kong, this addition comes as a response to increasing demand for […]

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What are this year’s social media event trends?

What are this year’s social media event trends?

Is social media a real trend or just a short-term hype? Will organisers be investing further in social media marketing and what are the prime social media channels and services? Xing Events, an event industry expert on attendee management and event marketing, launches its fourth annual online survey among event organisers on the subject of social […]

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mclcreate appointed to TfL five-year events roster

mclcreate appointed to TfL five-year events roster

Transport for London (TfL) has appointed mclcreate to its Events Framework, awarding the agency the opportunity to run events for the Capital’s public transport operator. In a highly competitive procurement process, a range of companies submitted tenders to deliver technical and event management services for TfL. The list of applicants was selected down to just […]

April 18, 2014 | By | Reply More

Training & Recruitment News

Infographic: Technology and Jobs: How the Industries Are Shaping Up

Infographic: Technology and Jobs: How the Industries Are Shaping Up

Technology in today’s world controls how we operate and communicate on a daily basis. Job sectors rely heavily on technology to not only improve productivity but to deliver an exceptional service and this is crucial to the events industry. Marketing as we know is not cheap and trying to make your event bigger and better […]

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Twickenham Stadium strengthens Conference and Events sales team

Twickenham Stadium strengthens Conference and Events sales team

Twickenham Experience today announces the appointment of Emma Brown to the role of Business Development Manager. Emma joins the Conference and Events sales team led by Samme Allen who was appointed Head of Conference and Events Sales in January 2014.  In her newly created role, Emma will be responsible for developing the non-match day conference […]

April 21, 2014 | By | Reply More
Eric Janssen Joins Intellitix To Grow International Reach

Eric Janssen Joins Intellitix To Grow International Reach

Cashless payment and access control specialist Intellitix has bolstered its team with the appointment of Eric Janssen as Chief Revenue Officer, March 2014. Tasked with leading global sales, marketing and business development, Janssen will be based in Toronto with a mandate to grow the company’s client base and continue to build its reputation as the […]

April 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Cecilia Lavin joins Spaceworks and Well Dressed Tables

Cecilia Lavin joins Spaceworks and Well Dressed Tables

Spaceworks and Well Dressed Tables has strengthened their team with the appointment of Cecilia Lavin as sales manager. Cecilia is responsible for managing new sales and accounts with a focus on contract catering units, expanding the companies’ capacity to listen to clients and help improve their events by delivering best value and introduce new products […]

April 17, 2014 | By | Reply More
Event Health & Safety Expertise Essential says Capita Travel and Events

Event Health & Safety Expertise Essential says Capita Travel and Events

More event managers expect and need health and safety expertise from their agencies, according to Capita Travel and Events. It claims that in the age of the Corporate Manslaughter Act, health and safety expertise in events is now an essential part of the event industry’s continued growth. Jason Cardy, an events manager at Capita Travel […]

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