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Light Motif Acquires Simply Bars

Light Motif Acquires Simply Bars

Creative event production company Light Motif has acquired specialist bar and DJ booth company, Simply Bars. The acquisition is evidence of the production company’s desire to provide clients with the best product and value, bringing bar and DJ booth rental in-house for their potential and existing clients. Simply Bars by Light Motif will feature bars […]

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Filed in Festivals & Outdoor by on December 18, 2014 0 Comments • views: 28
MCS integrates with Adobe’s Echosign eSignature software to help event hire businesses streamline customer document exchange

MCS integrates with Adobe’s Echosign eSignature software to help event hire businesses streamline customer document exchange

MCS, market leaders in the provision of hire software solutions, is pleased to announce the integration of its leading rental software solution, MCS-rm, with Adobe Echosign’s powerful web-based eSignature solution. The integration of the Adobe Echosign solution into MCS-rm enables electronic signature capture for hire documents that are legally binding such as quotes, contracts and […]

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Filed in Event Technology, Festivals & Outdoor by on December 18, 2014 0 Comments • views: 76
Event Production Show Set To Showcase Sporting Events In 2015

Event Production Show Set To Showcase Sporting Events In 2015

With the UK’s ability to host and produce prestigious sporting events readily recognised on the global stage, the Event Production Show 2015 will seek to highlight the professionals and expertise that deliver these spectacular occasions and how the industry can get involved. Undoubtedly one of the biggest sporting events to take place next year is […]

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Filed in Festivals & Outdoor by on December 18, 2014 0 Comments • views: 100
Sun, Sea And Structures For Gl Events At Round Three Of The Fia Formula E Championship

Sun, Sea And Structures For Gl Events At Round Three Of The Fia Formula E Championship

The inaugural FIA Formula E Championship is definitely picking up speed after the third round took place in Uruguay at the weekend. Leaving the rain and humidity of Malaysia behind, the teams headed to Punte del Este, South America’s Riviera to compete on the 2.8km circuit running through the picturesque harbour district. The race was […]

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Filed in Festivals & Outdoor by on December 18, 2014 0 Comments • views: 39

M.I.C.E News

Taiwanese Green MICE Project Proves Successful in 2014

Taiwanese Green MICE Project Proves Successful in 2014

Sponsored by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, TAITRA has implemented Taiwan’s MICE Pilot Program (MEET Taiwan) with impressive results in 2014. Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall (TWTC Nangang) also adhered to ISO 20121 Event Sustainability Management Systems out of its own volition and subsequently held the “Awarding Ceremony for 2014 Green MICE & […]

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Filed in M.I.C.E by on December 19, 2014 0 Comments • views: 94
Kent Event Centre wins FFX Tool Show for 2015

Kent Event Centre wins FFX Tool Show for 2015

Kent Event Centre today announces it has won the contract to host the FFX Tool Show in 2015. The event, taking place Friday 27 February to Sunday 1 March in the venue’s brand new Maidstone Exhibition Hall, is expected to attract over 10,000 visitors to its new home. The FFX Tool Show, organised and run […]

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Filed in M.I.C.E by on December 18, 2014 0 Comments • views: 61
The Definitive Guide to Creating an Event (Part 2)

The Definitive Guide to Creating an Event (Part 2)

In part 1 of this guide, we reviewed how to identify the objectives of your event and then create a plan of action. But being well organised is not helpful if you can’t get anyone to attend, so now we’re going to discuss the best ways to promote your big day. FASTSIGNS® offers a series […]

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Filed in M.I.C.E by on December 18, 2014 0 Comments • views: 91
Blackout draws curtain on Earls Court

Blackout draws curtain on Earls Court

After nearly eight decades of hosting legendary events, Earls Court has had its final curtain call. After working on the iconic venue’s three concluding events, Blackout took down the last ever drape to grace the venue’s walls on Dec 14th. The historic London venue, famed for ‘creating legends since 1937’ has hosted an array of […]

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Filed in M.I.C.E by on December 18, 2014 0 Comments • views: 77

Brand & Field Marketing News

Victoria’s Secret Makes its London Debut

Victoria’s Secret Makes its London Debut

In just a matter of days, forty-seven of the world’s most beautiful women will be stepping out at Earl’s Court to showcase the latest Victoria’s Secret lingerie collection as the infamous fashion show makes its London debut. The Victoria’s Secret show is one of the most hotly anticipated events of the fashion calendar and although […]

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Filed in Brand & Field Marketing by on December 11, 2014 1 Comment • views: 594
EMS kick starts its £1m vehicle investment with ‘Exposure’

EMS kick starts its £1m vehicle investment with ‘Exposure’

Event Marketing Solutions (EMS) has unveiled the latest addition to its fleet of roadshow trucks with ‘Exposure’, marking the start of a £1m investment planned for 2015. ‘Exposure’ has been in development for six months. In response to growing demand for vehicles that maximise brand exposure both inside and out, it’s the first EMS truck […]

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Filed in Brand & Field Marketing by on December 4, 2014 0 Comments • views: 1312
Jack Morton Worldwide release whitepaper on ‘What people will want from brands in 2015’

Jack Morton Worldwide release whitepaper on ‘What people will want from brands in 2015’

Today Jack Morton Worldwide, the global brand experience agency, releases a whitepaper on ‘What people will want from brands in 2015’.  It highlights the key trends that will impact the success of brand experience strategy and content in 2015 and identifies practical ways marketers can interpret the trends – and bring brands closer to what […]

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Filed in Brand & Field Marketing by on December 4, 2014 0 Comments • views: 1302
Fisher Productions help light up Terminal 2 with London’s biggest interactive Christmas tree

Fisher Productions help light up Terminal 2 with London’s biggest interactive Christmas tree

Heathrow and Fisher Productions are delighted to be working together to bring some Christmas magic to travellers over the Christmas period at the fantastic Terminal 2: The Queens Terminal. Building on Terminal 2’s vision, in conjunction with Heathrow, The Fisher team have designed and installed a giant vinyl Christmas tree which stands over 90ft high […]

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Filed in Brand & Field Marketing by on December 3, 2014 0 Comments • views: 472

Event Technology News

Event Tech Lab’s Open Office Google Campus – 15 January 2015

Event Tech Lab’s Open Office Google Campus – 15 January 2015

Event Tech Lab is a virtual marketing and communications incubator for event tech start-ups, globally. The lab promotes event tech and engages with event organisers looking for fresh technologies to create great events. The laboratory also engages with developers looking to develop technology for the events sector. Event organisers and event tech developers will be […]

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Filed in Event Technology by on December 18, 2014 0 Comments • views: 77
Really Creative Media use Resolume Media Servers for live VJing for The Human League

Really Creative Media use Resolume Media Servers for live VJing for The Human League

Really Creative Media’s VJing skills were put to the test when worked alongside Lighting Designer Rob Sinclair to design all the animated content for and produce the live shows on The Human League UK Tour. The stunning stage set, designed by Sinclair, was built with video integration in mind to bring the electro beats and vibe […]

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Filed in Concerts & Touring, Editor's Choice & Features, Event Technology by on December 16, 2014 0 Comments • views: 167
Central Hall Westminster invites planners to debate ‘The Event App Challenge’

Central Hall Westminster invites planners to debate ‘The Event App Challenge’

Central Hall Westminster will host a free-to-join webinar in February 2015, dedicated to the financial, logistical and engagement challenges associated with delivering successful event apps. A panel of corporate and agency event planners, suppliers and independent industry experts will be broadcast live from Central Hall, with delegates connecting remotely to join the discussion. Remote attendees […]

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Filed in Event Technology by on December 16, 2014 0 Comments • views: 314
Event Tech Award Crowns a Big Year for D2i Systems

Event Tech Award Crowns a Big Year for D2i Systems

Event management software provider D2i systems capped an already successful year by scooping one of the top prizes at last months Event Technology Awards. The company was awarded ‘Best Software Provider’ for its work on the Farnborough Airshow, having continually developed its offering to the client over a six year period. The airshow is seen […]

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Filed in Editor's Choice & Features, Event Technology by on December 16, 2014 0 Comments • views: 325

Concerts and Touring News

Showforce Has The X Factor

Showforce Has The X Factor

When the X Factor final was held at the SSE Arena Wembley this weekend, global crewing specialists, Showforce were on-hand to support P-AV Productions, LarMac LIVE and PRG with delivering the popular ITV show. P-AV Productions has been involved in the production of the X Factor, directly for Thames, since 2006. P-AV worked closely with […]

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Filed in Concerts & Touring by on December 19, 2014 0 Comments • views: 73
Bringing the Make/Believe of theatre design to the masses

Bringing the Make/Believe of theatre design to the masses

Nottingham Trent University is working with the Society of British Theatre Designers (SBTD) for Make/Believe, a major exhibition showcasing the work of more than 140 UK theatre industry designers completed during the past four years, 14th – 31st January. Displayed in the University’s exquisitely restored Newton building, the exhibition will include elements of the design […]

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Filed in Concerts & Touring by on December 18, 2014 0 Comments • views: 35
AVC Live invest in the latest HRi 3570 LED Wall technology

AVC Live invest in the latest HRi 3570 LED Wall technology

Making it’s first major appearance at the prestigious ‘Dream Circus’ Christmas Parties at The Brewery, leading live events specialists, AVC Live, announce the arrival of the very latest LED technology, the new HRi 3570 LED Wall. As the in-house production partner to The Brewery AVC are delighted to support the annual themed Christmas parties by […]

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Filed in Concerts & Touring, Editor's Choice & Features, Event Technology by on December 3, 2014 0 Comments • views: 625
Upside Down

Upside Down

The Jesus and Mary Chain took their seminal Psychocandy to the Troxy twice in November, the band’s first London dates since 2008. Nic Howden feeds back.  “Being a bit presumptive, we thought you might want an encore, so we’re going to do that now,” Jim Reid says, as soon as a five-piece Jesus and Mary […]

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Filed in Concerts & Touring by on December 3, 2014 0 Comments • views: 755

Guest Blogs

Guest Blog: Choosing Technology for Corporate Events

Guest Blog: Choosing Technology for Corporate Events

Group Dynamics have been providing technology for events for over 30 years – we’ve pioneered a lot of innovative solutions and been a part of several technological advances in the Events Industry. Changes have accelerated over the last decade and recently there has been an explosion in the use of ‘smart’ devices at conferences and […]

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Filed in Event Technology, Guest Blogs by on December 11, 2014 0 Comments • views: 843
Guest Blog: 5 common mistakes when contacting sponsors for your events

Guest Blog: 5 common mistakes when contacting sponsors for your events

Event organisers, face the truth: your event is a product and sponsors are your clients. Sponsors won’t come alone, they need to be convinced to “buy” your product. Surprisingly many event organizers are not well prepared when it comes to contacting sponsors and most of all: convincing them to sign the sponsorship-contract. After validating hundreds […]

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Filed in Editor's Choice & Features, Guest Blogs by on December 3, 2014 0 Comments • views: 1423
Guest Blog: Why corporate entertainment can make or break your event

Guest Blog: Why corporate entertainment can make or break your event

Entertainment can make or break an event, making it a vital component in any corporate event.  The right act, performer or show can attract publicity, reinforce brand awareness and leave guests with a positive lasting impression.  Event Industry News spoke to Amy Capron from Destination Entertainment Specialists, Scarlett Entertainment, about the world of corporate entertainment […]

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Filed in Guest Blogs, M.I.C.E by on November 6, 2014 0 Comments • views: 1845
Just 1 week until Event Tech Live 2014 opens its doors

Just 1 week until Event Tech Live 2014 opens its doors

On November 13th the Old Truman Brewery will open its doors to Event Tech Live 2014. Europe’s first dedicated event for the event technology sector will see like-minded professionals meet, engage and interact. This free-to-attend event boasts a packed seminar program, almost 40 exhibitors and live tech demos from leading tech suppliers. If you haven’t […]

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