Event Industry News http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk Event Magazine and Event Industry News Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:53:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.1 Skiddle gives UK festivals some welly http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/skiddle-gives-uk-festivals-some-welly/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/skiddle-gives-uk-festivals-some-welly/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:53:29 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=52794 Festival goers across the country will be saved from torrential downpours this year by a brand new creation set to take the UK’s festival scene by storm. This summer, the UK’s biggest festival guide, Skiddle,will be riding its party bus to festivals around the country, including Isle of White Festival, Leeds & Reading Festival and Creamfields, […]

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VisitBritain Told to Take Up Business Events Promotion Again http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/visitbritain-told-to-take-up-business-events-promotion-again/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/visitbritain-told-to-take-up-business-events-promotion-again/#comments Tue, 31 Mar 2015 08:51:30 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=52788 As part of the recommendations emerging from the Government’s Triennial Review of VisitBritain and VisitEngland; VisitBritain, the agency which has responsibility for international tourism promotion, has been told it should undertake international business events promotion for England, and at Britain level alongside other GREAT partners and, where appropriate, the national tourist boards.   VisitBritain ceased […]

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Venue Spotlight the International Centre Telford http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/venue-spotlight-the-international-centre-telford/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/venue-spotlight-the-international-centre-telford/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:24:57 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=52721 Venue Name: The International Centre, Telford Venue Type: Purpose-built event venue Venue Contact Name: Alison Griffin, Sales & Marketing Director Venue Website: www.theinternationalcentretelford.com Twitter: @SwEventGroup Describe the facilities The International Centre Telford offer for both event and exhibition organisers. The International Centre, Telford is a stand out venue, centrally located in the heart of the Midlands and […]

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Clarion Events Acquires Internet Retailing Events Limited http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/clarion-events-acquires-internet-retailing-events-limited/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/clarion-events-acquires-internet-retailing-events-limited/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:14:24 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=52779 Clarion Events has today announced the acquisition of Internet Retail Events Ltd from SJP Business Media.   The Internet Retail Events Ltd business includes a portfolio of rapidly growing and market-leading events: Internet Retailing Expo, eDelivery Expo, Internet Retailing Conference, eDelivery Conference and Internet Retailing Awards. Internet Retailing Expo (IRX) is an award winning annual exhibition which is […]

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Guest Blog: Ten Reasons Why You’re A Dreadful Public Speaker http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/guest-blogs/guest-blog-ten-reasons-why-youre-a-dreadful-public-speaker/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/guest-blogs/guest-blog-ten-reasons-why-youre-a-dreadful-public-speaker/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:39:39 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=52754 Are you a dreadful public speaker? Unfortunately far too many people in business really don’t cut the mustard when it comes to public speaking. And yet, being able to present your business in a clear and engaging way is essential if you are to succeed. Dorothea Stuart of Toastmasters International suggest we should all ask […]

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Vision Nine secures £5 million in new financing http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/vision-nine-secures-5-million-in-new-financing/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/vision-nine-secures-5-million-in-new-financing/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:38:00 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=52769 Vision Nine, one of the UK’s leading event and festival operators, announced today that it has secured £5 million in new financing to accelerate the company’s development of new entertainment IP within lifestyle sports, arts and music markets. The company will use the funding to create brand new festivals, tours and shows. The funding initiative, […]

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2heads Appoints Olivier Vallee As Managing Director http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/2heads-appoints-olivier-vallee-as-managing-director/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/brand-marketing/2heads-appoints-olivier-vallee-as-managing-director/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:50:50 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=52746 Creative agency 2Heads has appointed Olivier Vallee as Managing Director of its UK head office. Previously VP, Managing Director of George P Johnson, Vallee joins 2Heads with the key responsibility of supporting and developing the agency’s existing management team, leading the company in its continued growth. Buckinghamshire-based 2Heads, which specialises in immersive brand experiences through […]

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Research reveals over half of delegates choose to remain anonymous when asking questions at events http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/event-technology-news/resrearch-reveals-over-half-of-delegates-choose-to-remain-anonymous-when-asking-questions-at-events/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/event-technology-news/resrearch-reveals-over-half-of-delegates-choose-to-remain-anonymous-when-asking-questions-at-events/#comments Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:24:09 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=52738 Research carried out by audience interaction specialist sli.do has today revealed that 54% of delegates choose to remain anonymous when asking questions via the sli.do platform. Over 63,000 questions were analysed from events that took place in 2014 and 2015 in the inaugural annual research. sli.do CEO Peter Komornik comments: “In a time when audience […]

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Aztec Event Services secures (ISO) 9001 certificate. http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/aztec-event-services-secures-iso-9001-certificate/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/meetings-incentivetravel-conference-exhibitions-news/aztec-event-services-secures-iso-9001-certificate/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:09:22 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=52730 Event Supplier, Aztec Event Services has announced that it has just secured the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 9001 certificate. The company has spent the last 18 months working towards its first ISO which involved having its working practices independently audited by AJA Registrars Ltd. ISO9001 is an internationally recognised standard which establishes processes to […]

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EPS Europe Work on Historic Burial of King Richard III http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/eps-europe-work-on-historic-burial-of-king-richard-iii/ http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/festivals-outdoor-event-news/eps-europe-work-on-historic-burial-of-king-richard-iii/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:15:36 +0000 http://www.eventindustrynews.co.uk/?p=52682 EPS Europe had the privilege of working on one of the most historic events to take place in the City of Leicester. Following the unearthing of his remains in 2012, a procession to transfer the mortal remains of Kind Richard III took place in the county ahead of the re-interrment ceremony Today on Thursday 26th March.  Prior to the parade […]

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