Event Industry News http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk News for the events industry Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:02:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 Organisers left with £169k debt http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/organisers-left-with-169k-debt/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/organisers-left-with-169k-debt/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:49:15 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=55776 THE organisers of a cancelled music festival have been left with a £169,000 debt, it has been revealed. Hundreds of customers are still waiting for refunds for the £39 tickets for the I Am Music Festival after the event, due to take place in Colchester’s Castle Park, was cancelled. A year on, the organisers have […]

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imago’s launches event management website http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/imagos-launches-event-management-website/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/imagos-launches-event-management-website/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:00:19 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=55766 imago, the conference and events arm of Loughborough University, has launched its new event management website which will allow organisers to make the most of its local knowledge and expertise. With a choice of four leading venues set in the heart of the Midlands, imago offers a personal and comprehensive service focused on achieving client […]

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Experiential marketing: why immersive experiences are key to brand engagement http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/experiential-marketing-why-immersive-experiences-are-key-to-brand-engagement/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/experiential-marketing-why-immersive-experiences-are-key-to-brand-engagement/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:04:41 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=55738 The convergence of social and digital media has been at the forefront of the marketing arena for many years. However, in today’s crowded marketplace, it is clear that brands who implement a cross-media focus create strategically driven campaigns and more powerful brand engagement than those just focusing on the digital element. The combination of physical […]

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NEC delievers Event Week Live http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/nec-delievers-event-week-live/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/nec-delievers-event-week-live/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:10:19 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=55760 The National Exhibition Centre (NEC), working in partnership with International Select Events, GES, River Street Events and Birmingham City University (BCU), has successfully delivered a six-day event management course branded ‘Event Week Live’, to BCU students. The course took place during BBC Gardeners World Live and BBC Good Food Show in June.   Event Week […]

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Make Events appointed as Event Partner for the Manchester PA Awards 2015 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/make-events-appointed-as-event-partner-for-the-manchester-pa-awards-2015/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/make-events-appointed-as-event-partner-for-the-manchester-pa-awards-2015/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:03:46 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=55747 Make Events, the North West’s leading events company have been appointed as the event partner for the first ever Manchester PA awards sponsored by Robert Walters. The 2015 Manchester PA of the Year Awards, recognises outstanding support professionals across eight categories, including Star of the Future, Best Business Initiative, Best Line Manager and Best Event […]

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IVAN_INTRO App Digs Up New Business For Event Organisers http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/event-technology-news/ivan_intro-app-digs-up-new-business-for-event-organisers/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/event-technology-news/ivan_intro-app-digs-up-new-business-for-event-organisers/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:03:41 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=55749 The way event organisers find work looks set to change forever following the launch of revolutionary new app Ivan_intro. The free to download app, fronted by Ivan the mole, is powered by ground-breaking response technology which mines Twitter for key phrases in conversations or mentions relevant to event organisers. The app then automatically sends a […]

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Chris Lloyd to Head-Up Team in Dubai for N200 | GES http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/chris-lloyd-to-head-up-team-in-dubai-for-n200-ges/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/chris-lloyd-to-head-up-team-in-dubai-for-n200-ges/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:18:25 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=55741 Following recent news of a permanent presence in the Middle East; N200, a GES Global Company has announced that Chris Lloyd will head up the senior management team from its new office in Dubai. Lloyd, who has been with the company for seven years holding key technical and senior client care roles, currently manages some […]

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Thousands Attend Charity Sporting Events At MediacityUK http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/thousands-attend-charity-sporting-events-at-mediacityuk/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/thousands-attend-charity-sporting-events-at-mediacityuk/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:12:14 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=55732 MediaCityUK was awash with thousands of sporting enthusiasts and spectators for the inaugural JLL Triathlon on Fri 24th and the iconic Nuffield Salford Triathlon on Sun 26th July – raising a significant amount for their respective charities. The JLL Property Triathlon North, (jointly sponsored by the Peel Group), attracted over 700 entrants, including Presenter Louise […]

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Hasbro launches experiential Transformers roadshow http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/hasbro-launches-experiential-transformers-roadshow/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/hasbro-launches-experiential-transformers-roadshow/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:58:05 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=55728 To promote its new range of Transformers toys and digital app, Hasbro kick-started its UK-wide experiential roadshow this weekend at Sunderland International Air Show, 24th–26th July, inviting consumers to get up close to the new Robots in Disguise toy range as well as an exclusive look at the brand new Deployer Minicons. The pop-up trailer, […]

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Fisher Productions create experiential tour for the Evening Standard http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/fisher-productions-create-experiential-tour-for-the-evening-standard/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/fisher-productions-create-experiential-tour-for-the-evening-standard/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:39:38 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=55725 Fisher Productions won the brief to create and manage a summer experiential tour for the Evening Standard, part of ESI Media who also own the Independent, i and London Live. The tour visited a total of 12 London media agencies over a four week period in June and July with the objective to remind media […]

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