Festivals & Outdoor News

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 […]

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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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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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Hawthorn Lights it Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Hawthorn Lights it Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Light It Up Blue is a global campaign that sees thousands of iconic landmarks, cities and towns around the globe turn blue once a year. The campaign draws attention to creating a greater public awareness of autism and educates communities on issues around autism. On the 2nd April, Hawthorn was commissioned to turn City University […]

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Exhibition News

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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Earls Court and Olympia London celebrate double win at Exhibition News Awards

Earls Court and Olympia London celebrate double win at Exhibition News Awards

Earls Court and Olympia London celebrated two wins at Thursday night’s Exhibition News Awards, scooping awards for Best Marketing Campaign and Best Venue Event Manager. Held at London’s ExCel centre, the event celebrates industry excellence with a cross section of judges from exhibition organisers and venues selecting the best talent and achievements for recognition. It […]

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Showsec’s Conference And Exhibition Boost

Showsec’s Conference And Exhibition Boost

Showsec have been handed a golden opportunity to develop their association with one of the leading conference and exhibition venues in the country. The crowd management and security specialists have been awarded a five-year contract to provide their services for events at the Harrogate International Centre. The agreement is considered a significant step forwards for Showsec […]

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Conference News

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 […]

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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 […]

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Inverness the natural choice for £500k conference

Inverness the natural choice for £500k conference

The Inverness economy is set to receive a £500,000 boost when hundreds of biotechnology experts from around the world gather at the city’s Eden Court Theatre. Supported by the VisitScotland Conference Bid Fund, the Natural Product Biotechnology conference will see a number of academics discuss the industry’s role in products for the nutraceutical, functional food, […]

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Venue Within A Venue for UK Oracle User Group

Venue Within A Venue for UK Oracle User Group

ACC Liverpool will host the UK Oracle User Group (UKOUG), the largest Oracle conference in the UK, for the first time. The venue, home to BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena, is set to welcome more than 1,000 delegates each to Tech14 and Apps14 from December 8 – 10 this year.  Both events will run over […]

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Corporate Event News

Amazing Spiderman 2 Premiere in Berlin is Electric!

Amazing Spiderman 2 Premiere in Berlin is Electric!

There was a ‘buzz’ this month at the Amazing Spiderman 2 movie premiere in Berlin, and it wasn’t just because the all-star cast were in attendance. Scarlett Entertainment’s Lightning Rider was booked to perform on the red carpet at the star studded premiere event, in keeping with the theme of the film.  The second instalment […]

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Prime Minister backs APPG Events Inquiry

Prime Minister backs APPG Events Inquiry

Ahead of the launch this month of the 2014 Britain for Events campaign, the industry body and All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Inquiry for events received endorsement from Prime Minster David Cameron for their ongoing promotion of business tourism in the UK. Mr. Cameron congratulated the campaign on its recent work with the APPG and […]

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Venue Within A Venue for UK Oracle User Group

Venue Within A Venue for UK Oracle User Group

ACC Liverpool will host the UK Oracle User Group (UKOUG), the largest Oracle conference in the UK, for the first time. The venue, home to BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena, is set to welcome more than 1,000 delegates each to Tech14 and Apps14 from December 8 – 10 this year.  Both events will run over […]

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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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MCC Adds Talent to Events Team at Lord’s

MCC Adds Talent to Events Team at Lord’s

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has announced the appointment of Alanna Nouwens, who will take on the role of Meetings and Events Sales Executive as the Ground celebrates its Bicentennial year. Nouwens joins the events team from three years with the National Trust at Ham House and Garden, where she focused on visitor experience, and managing […]

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Event Technology News

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 […]

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How Useful Can Interactive Displays Be for Events?

How Useful Can Interactive Displays Be for Events?

Interactive Displays are now establishing direct connection with client prospects in diverse forms while marketers are charting out their own course for using the technology for marketing their products and services. Many companies are coming up with stunning interactive visual display systems for interesting and interactive events in public spaces. Some companies have chalked out […]

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EE to power Glastonbury with superfast 4G

EE to power Glastonbury with superfast 4G

Glastonbury has announced that EE will provide a bespoke 4G network on site at this year’s festival. This means that anyone with a 4G enabled phone will be able to watch stuff on iPlayer (Glastonbury performances they couldn’t be bothered to walk to, perhaps), or enjoy quick access to Instagram, or even make phone calls. […]

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Aztec delivers technology solutions for London Book Fair 2014

Aztec delivers technology solutions for London Book Fair 2014

Aztec Event Services enjoyed a busy three days at London Book Fair providing extensive AV services to the conference suites, the press room and several private conference rooms, at the world famous conference and show. Aztec is also providing business support services within the International Rights Centre (IRC), offering internet connectivity, print and copying services […]

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Audience interaction tool sli.do hits 20,000 questions

Audience interaction tool sli.do hits 20,000 questions

Web-based audience interaction specialist sli.do has exceeded 20,000 questions asked via the system  since the launch of the company in 2013. The statistics cover over 400 international events for clients including Google, KPMG, Tesco, SAP and Oracle. The questions have generated close to 40,000 answers and 50,000 votes have been counted in interactive polls. Peter […]

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Training & Recruitment News

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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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Jack Morton Worldwide Makes Key Appointments

Jack Morton Worldwide Makes Key Appointments

Jack Morton Worldwide, the brand experience agency has announced three key appointments in the award-winning agency’s EMEA HQ in London.  Mark Spragg joins the agency as SVP, Director of Operations and both David Chidlow and Neil Mason join as VP, Creative Director. Mark Spragg comes to Jack Morton with exceptional industry experience over a period […]

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