Event Industry News http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk News for the events industry Thu, 28 May 2015 12:41:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 Showcase AVi Helps to Deliver another Successful Conference http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/showcase-avi-helps-to-deliver-another-successful-conference/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/showcase-avi-helps-to-deliver-another-successful-conference/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 12:41:16 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=54304 Showcase AVi supplied AV equipment and technical production support to the Independent Schools’ Bursars Association’s (ISBA) annual conference and gala dinner, held at Celtic Manor resort 13-14 May. They provided equipment for the main conference hall, breakout rooms and gala dinner which saw the Association taking over the entire resort with 500 delegates and 125 […]

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mclcreate teams up with artists to bring democracy to life http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/mclcreate-teams-up-with-artists-to-bring-democracy-to-life/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/mclcreate-teams-up-with-artists-to-bring-democracy-to-life/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 12:35:27 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=54298 Some think elections was dull, but in one city it literally brightened things up, thanks to an ambitious art installation. Using the latest projection mapping techniques, street artists working with event company mclcreate projected striking light displays onto the National Monument in Edinburgh.  The company is more used to running business events, but managing director […]

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First CDM Roadshow a success. http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/first-cdm-roadshow-a-success/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/first-cdm-roadshow-a-success/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 12:34:20 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=54292 Over 120 industry professionals attended the first CDM Roadshow organised by the Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA), the Association of Event Venues (AEV) and the Association of Event Organisers (AEO), which was held at the NEC on 21 May 2015. This was the first in a series of roadshows organised by the combined association […]

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Is e-badging always the answer? The Pro’s and Con’s http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/event-technology-news/is-e-badging-always-the-answer-the-pros-and-cons/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/event-technology-news/is-e-badging-always-the-answer-the-pros-and-cons/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 11:25:25 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=54260 If you’ve attended an exhibition anytime in the last few years, there’s no doubt you’re quite familiar with e-badging. This is the process by which an email is sent out to each registered delegate before the event with either a badge that can be printed off and brought to the event, or a unique barcode […]

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Star Events wins major contract in China http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/star-events-wins-major-contract-in-china/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/star-events-wins-major-contract-in-china/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 10:34:46 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=54285 Star Events will design and supply a world-class rigging system to STU Sports Park in Shantou, on the south east coast of China. Set within Shantou University, the Sports Park includes a state-of-the-art, multi-use arena with incorporated hotel and conference facilities. Star Events is contracted to design and install two rigging Mothergrids, which will cover […]

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Olympia London’s modern spaces are a magnet for new shows http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/olympia-londons-modern-spaces-are-a-magnet-for-new-shows/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/olympia-londons-modern-spaces-are-a-magnet-for-new-shows/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 10:33:33 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=54279 More shows than ever are taking to Olympia London’s West and Central spaces to launch or expand in, according to the venue’s latest figures. The number of newcomer shows – defined as brand new or relocating shows – to the two spaces has increased by 60% this year. The new crop includes shows from world-leading […]

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The Real Heroes of Glastonbury http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/the-real-heroes-of-glastonbury/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/the-real-heroes-of-glastonbury/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 10:21:03 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=54273 80,000 hose connections. 62 CCTV cameras. 27 megawatts of power. And almost 200,000 visitors. As events go, Glastonbury is about as big as they come. When it comes to the planning and logistics of an event of this size and scope, getting it wrong just isn’t an option. So forget the rock stars and celebrities, […]

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Cvent study reveals meeting planner sourcing habits of millennials http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/event-technology-news/cvent-study-reveals-meeting-planner-sourcing-habits-of-millennials/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/event-technology-news/cvent-study-reveals-meeting-planner-sourcing-habits-of-millennials/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 10:16:41 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=54276 Cvent, Inc. (NYSE: CVT), recently surveyed more than 800 meeting planners to understand the generational differences between meeting planners’ sourcing behaviours as millennials rise in the meetings industry. The study found that millennials value the venue’s cost as most influential, while members of older generations value the venue’s customer service department when sourcing their next […]

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Leicester Conferences achieves 4 Star rating through The Venue Standard http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/leicester-conferences-achieves-4-star-rating-through-the-venue-standard/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/leicester-conferences-achieves-4-star-rating-through-the-venue-standard/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 10:11:36 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=54268 Leicester Conferences Stamford Court has become one of the first venue providers to undergo assessment to The Venue Standard, achieving a 4 Star rating.  The Venue Standard is reassessed every two years to ensure confidence of accuracy amongst buyers. As well as providing a star rating between one and five, The Venue Standard also identifies […]

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dbn solves another Rigging Puzzle in Istanbul http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/dbn-solves-another-rigging-puzzle-in-istanbul/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/dbn-solves-another-rigging-puzzle-in-istanbul/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 10:10:40 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=54262 Manchester based lighting and rigging specialist dbn was presented with another brain-teasing rigging challenge by production company WRG for a large corporate event staged in the Crystal Ballroom at the Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Centre in Istanbul. The design for the conference – hosted by a leading pharmaceutical brand – involved a fully […]

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