From giant disco balls to viking helmets, fun facts, stats and randomness from the 2014 festival season.
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Star Events provided a platform off Westminster Pier last week, for street trial cyclist Danny MacAskill to perform a spectacular water-borne loop-the-loop, aided and abetted by Microsoft’s new Windows phone personal assistant, Cortana. Fixed to a 500-tonne barge, the Star Events structure ran a ramp into the 5m loop, lined up with a round projector […]
ticketscript ranked in the Deloitte 2014 UK Technology Fast 50 as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the UK
ticketscript, Europe’s leading self-service digital ticketing solution, has been ranked number 34 in the Deloitte 2014 UK Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the UK. The rankings are based on percentage revenue growth over the last 5 years, with ticketscript growing 821% during this period. David Halstead, Partner leading […]
A brand new reinforced barrier system was designed by Mojo Barriers to help keep politicians, dignitaries and heads of state including Barack Obama and David Cameron safe during the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane, Australia from 15-16 November 2014. With over 4,000 delegates and 3,000 media descending on Brisbane to discuss a wide range of […]
Global Experience Specialists (GES) has today announced the acquisition of N200 as it returns to the data and registration market. The acquisition sees the global event supplier adding a number of services to its portfolio, from data, intelligence and registration to lead capture. GES will offer N200’s services to its organiser, corporate marketer and exhibitor customers, whilst […]
The 28th annual ChildLine Ball was held at the Savoy Hotel in central London on Wednesday night (19th November). This year’s theme, ‘A Night at The Theatre’, celebrated theatrical productions by musical luminaries Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber and Sir Cameron Mackintosh, featuring acts from Miss Saigon, CATS, the Wizard of Oz and Les Misérables. The […]
Executive Protection firm Primus Protective Consultants were security partner during this weekend’s recording of the historic Band Aid 30 single. Primus managed security for some of the biggest names in British music as they came together to record the single on the 15th of November 2014. The Cardiff based firm are featured in the credits […]
Leading marketing agency, RPM has developed an in-store promotional campaign for Cadbury to encourage supermarket shoppers to ‘Unwrap Joy’ this Christmas. The agency has created the concept which will run exclusively in 36 Tesco stores throughout the UK, to support the Cadbury Christmas campaign this festive season. In-store consumers will be able to unwrap joy […]
Candy Crush Soda Saga, the much anticipated new title in the Candy Crush franchise, was launched to media yesterday evening (20th November) on the rivers and streets of London and New York. At 6.30pm local time in each location, King Digital Entertainment effected a spectacular Candy Crush Soda Saga takeover of London’s Tower Bridge and […]
Temporary flooring specialist EPS Europe has once again supported the autumn international fixtures at Twickenham with a combination of its innovative products. The fixtures are a key part of the international Rugby calendar, which this year saw England host New Zealand, South Africa and Samoa. 300m2 of Hex-Road™ was supplied and installed in the West […]
EIN caught up with incoming ESSA Chair Andrew Kennedy during the morning recess at the association’s G50 conference.
The Event Supplier & Services Association is holding its annual G50 Conference at Stadium MK Milton Keynes. Event Industry News will be talking to some of the key personnel involved in the event, along with members and delegates attending the conference. We begin with ESSA Director Andrew Harrison.
Case Study: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew adopts Priava Cloud for greater flexibility and ease-of-use for events management
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is a world famous scientific organisation, internationally respected for its outstanding living collection of plants and world-class Herbarium as well as its scientific expertise in plant diversity, conservation and sustainable development in the UK and around the world. Kew Gardens is a major international visitor attraction. Its landscaped 132 hectares […]
Arena Group has launched a brand new division – Arena Ice. The announcement follows the company’s increase in rink builds by more than double from last year, with 25 rinks being installed across the UK in total this winter season. One of the first to open its doors, the Natural History Museum hosts one of […]
i2i has appointed GES to provide an online floor planning tool that enables the i2i team to manage their own floor plan via a web based interface. The floor planning system will interface with i2i’s Salesforce CRM system and ensure that the exhibitor list and the floor plan are always in sync. i2i will be […]
Eventbrite, the global self-service ticketing platform and marketplace for live experiences, expands its UK presence by launching in Manchester. The company’s first UK office is in London – Eventbrite’s third largest market after New York and San Francisco. This new presence in the Northwest is indicative of the large growth and opportunity in the UK […]