Festivals & Outdoor News

Copper Box First For Sport Relief

Copper Box First For Sport Relief

Star Events prepared the Copper Box in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) for this year’s record-breaking Sport Relief fundraiser, when the BBC opted to host the event there. The first time its telethon hub has been an outside broadcast. Having undertaken the requisite calculations, Star Events had to lay 1,600sq m of structural flooring over […]

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EventServ UK Wins a Gold RoSPA Award

EventServ UK Wins a Gold RoSPA Award

A UK-based company which provides infrastructure solutions to some of the UK’s leading promoters and event management companies has had its approach to occupational health and safety recognised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the second year running. EventServ, part of the Siteserv group, has won a gold award in the […]

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Logistik Group Refresh Website & Branding to Extend Offering

Logistik Group Refresh Website & Branding to Extend Offering

Brand communications and event specialists Logistik Group have evolved their website and brand collateral to reflect the evolution of the company and its offering as a whole. Moving away from their previously branded tab to a rhombus shape, which is both dynamic and positive in form and message, Logistik Group have translated more of their […]

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Event Health & Safety Expertise Essential says Capita Travel and Events

Event Health & Safety Expertise Essential says Capita Travel and Events

More event managers expect and need health and safety expertise from their agencies, according to Capita Travel and Events. It claims that in the age of the Corporate Manslaughter Act, health and safety expertise in events is now an essential part of the event industry’s continued growth. Jason Cardy, an events manager at Capita Travel […]

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Hawthorn Lights it Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Hawthorn Lights it Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Light It Up Blue is a global campaign that sees thousands of iconic landmarks, cities and towns around the globe turn blue once a year. The campaign draws attention to creating a greater public awareness of autism and educates communities on issues around autism. On the 2nd April, Hawthorn was commissioned to turn City University […]

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Exhibition News

ESSA AGM Heralds Growth

ESSA AGM Heralds Growth

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) hosted its Annual General Meeting in London on April 3rd in style, courtesy of its 2014 venue partner The O2. Enjoying the sumptuous surrounding of the Chairman’s Club and the Green Room at the O2, delegates to the meeting listened to how ESSA has been working on its […]

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Logistik Group Refresh Website & Branding to Extend Offering

Logistik Group Refresh Website & Branding to Extend Offering

Brand communications and event specialists Logistik Group have evolved their website and brand collateral to reflect the evolution of the company and its offering as a whole. Moving away from their previously branded tab to a rhombus shape, which is both dynamic and positive in form and message, Logistik Group have translated more of their […]

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Earls Court and Olympia London appoints Nick Graham as new Head of Sales

Earls Court and Olympia London appoints Nick Graham as new Head of Sales

Earls Court and Olympia London has announced the appointment of Nick Graham as Head of Sales. Nick will lead an experienced team managing sales for exhibitions, conferences, live events and entertainment at Earls Court and Olympia venues. He is a longstanding staff member at Earls Court and Olympia, with eleven years experience at the company. […]

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Earls Court and Olympia London celebrate double win at Exhibition News Awards

Earls Court and Olympia London celebrate double win at Exhibition News Awards

Earls Court and Olympia London celebrated two wins at Thursday night’s Exhibition News Awards, scooping awards for Best Marketing Campaign and Best Venue Event Manager. Held at London’s ExCel centre, the event celebrates industry excellence with a cross section of judges from exhibition organisers and venues selecting the best talent and achievements for recognition. It […]

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Showsec’s Conference And Exhibition Boost

Showsec’s Conference And Exhibition Boost

Showsec have been handed a golden opportunity to develop their association with one of the leading conference and exhibition venues in the country. The crowd management and security specialists have been awarded a five-year contract to provide their services for events at the Harrogate International Centre. The agreement is considered a significant step forwards for Showsec […]

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Conference News

Venue Within A Venue for UK Oracle User Group

Venue Within A Venue for UK Oracle User Group

ACC Liverpool will host the UK Oracle User Group (UKOUG), the largest Oracle conference in the UK, for the first time. The venue, home to BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena, is set to welcome more than 1,000 delegates each to Tech14 and Apps14 from December 8 – 10 this year.  Both events will run over […]

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ESSA AGM Heralds Growth

ESSA AGM Heralds Growth

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) hosted its Annual General Meeting in London on April 3rd in style, courtesy of its 2014 venue partner The O2. Enjoying the sumptuous surrounding of the Chairman’s Club and the Green Room at the O2, delegates to the meeting listened to how ESSA has been working on its […]

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MCC Adds Talent to Events Team at Lord’s

MCC Adds Talent to Events Team at Lord’s

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has announced the appointment of Alanna Nouwens, who will take on the role of Meetings and Events Sales Executive as the Ground celebrates its Bicentennial year. Nouwens joins the events team from three years with the National Trust at Ham House and Garden, where she focused on visitor experience, and managing […]

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Robinson College Announces New £5 Million Seminar Building

Robinson College Announces New £5 Million Seminar Building

The University of Cambridge’s Robinson College has unveiled plans to build a new £5 million seminar building to develop both its academic and award-winning conference facilities.  Work on the new building is expected to start in July 2014 and finish in late summer 2015. The permanent structure has been designed to create extra space for […]

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XL Video is The One for HTC Events

XL Video is The One for HTC Events

XL Video has recently supplied LED and plasma screens and control for two separate events for Taiwanese global technology brand HTC – the first was for their exhibition stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, followed shortly after by the high profile London launch of the One M8 flagship smartphone at Olympia. HTC at […]

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Corporate Event News

Venue Within A Venue for UK Oracle User Group

Venue Within A Venue for UK Oracle User Group

ACC Liverpool will host the UK Oracle User Group (UKOUG), the largest Oracle conference in the UK, for the first time. The venue, home to BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena, is set to welcome more than 1,000 delegates each to Tech14 and Apps14 from December 8 – 10 this year.  Both events will run over […]

April 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
EventServ UK Wins a Gold RoSPA Award

EventServ UK Wins a Gold RoSPA Award

A UK-based company which provides infrastructure solutions to some of the UK’s leading promoters and event management companies has had its approach to occupational health and safety recognised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the second year running. EventServ, part of the Siteserv group, has won a gold award in the […]

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MCC Adds Talent to Events Team at Lord’s

MCC Adds Talent to Events Team at Lord’s

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has announced the appointment of Alanna Nouwens, who will take on the role of Meetings and Events Sales Executive as the Ground celebrates its Bicentennial year. Nouwens joins the events team from three years with the National Trust at Ham House and Garden, where she focused on visitor experience, and managing […]

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XL Video is The One for HTC Events

XL Video is The One for HTC Events

XL Video has recently supplied LED and plasma screens and control for two separate events for Taiwanese global technology brand HTC – the first was for their exhibition stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, followed shortly after by the high profile London launch of the One M8 flagship smartphone at Olympia. HTC at […]

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Moving Venue Wins Contracts at Two New Locations in the Capital

Moving Venue Wins Contracts at Two New Locations in the Capital

London based event caterer Moving Venue has been appointed as a preferred supplier by the Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands. The contract wins highlight the caterer’s continuing expansion strategy into the heritage and visitor attraction sector.  The 2 year contracts will see Moving Venue catering for corporate and private events at both museums, […]

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Event Technology News

XL Video is The One for HTC Events

XL Video is The One for HTC Events

XL Video has recently supplied LED and plasma screens and control for two separate events for Taiwanese global technology brand HTC – the first was for their exhibition stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, followed shortly after by the high profile London launch of the One M8 flagship smartphone at Olympia. HTC at […]

April 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Logistik Group Refresh Website & Branding to Extend Offering

Logistik Group Refresh Website & Branding to Extend Offering

Brand communications and event specialists Logistik Group have evolved their website and brand collateral to reflect the evolution of the company and its offering as a whole. Moving away from their previously branded tab to a rhombus shape, which is both dynamic and positive in form and message, Logistik Group have translated more of their […]

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DB Systems wins contract to supply audio-visual and IT hire to PPMA Show

DB Systems wins contract to supply audio-visual and IT hire to PPMA Show

DB Systems has signed a contract with the organisers of the PPMA Show 2014 to be its sole audio-visual supplier. The PPMA show is the UK’s largest processing and packaging machinery exhibition with over 300 exhibitors and more than 8,000 visitors.  It showcases the very latest technology including machinery, industrial robot and automation technology and […]

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evvnt acquires Event.ly

evvnt acquires Event.ly

evvnt has announced that it has acquired Event.ly’s (formerly Bullseyehub) assets as part of Spoonfed Media Ltd’s recent collapse into administration. Event.ly was an event marketing software that made it easier to promote events via a broadcast application, email, SMS and social media, however due to declining revenues the company ceased trading. Spoonfed Media Ltd raised […]

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Maximum Exposure through Social Media

Maximum Exposure through Social Media

With the world constantly glued to mobile phones and technology at your fingertips how do you keep people engaged at live events? Trade shows and exhibitions can be the most difficult of all; with so many booths to visit, how can you ensure you are achieving maximum exposure for your brand and driving visitors to […]

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Training & Recruitment News

Event Health & Safety Expertise Essential says Capita Travel and Events

Event Health & Safety Expertise Essential says Capita Travel and Events

More event managers expect and need health and safety expertise from their agencies, according to Capita Travel and Events. It claims that in the age of the Corporate Manslaughter Act, health and safety expertise in events is now an essential part of the event industry’s continued growth. Jason Cardy, an events manager at Capita Travel […]

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Earls Court and Olympia London appoints Nick Graham as new Head of Sales

Earls Court and Olympia London appoints Nick Graham as new Head of Sales

Earls Court and Olympia London has announced the appointment of Nick Graham as Head of Sales. Nick will lead an experienced team managing sales for exhibitions, conferences, live events and entertainment at Earls Court and Olympia venues. He is a longstanding staff member at Earls Court and Olympia, with eleven years experience at the company. […]

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Jack Morton Worldwide Makes Key Appointments

Jack Morton Worldwide Makes Key Appointments

Jack Morton Worldwide, the brand experience agency has announced three key appointments in the award-winning agency’s EMEA HQ in London.  Mark Spragg joins the agency as SVP, Director of Operations and both David Chidlow and Neil Mason join as VP, Creative Director. Mark Spragg comes to Jack Morton with exceptional industry experience over a period […]

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Logistik Group strengthens their project management team

Logistik Group strengthens their project management team

Logistik Group, the award-winning communications, experiential and brand activation agency, has appointed Stacie Jackson as Senior Project Manager and Eleanor White as Project Manager in the Leeds office to further their project management expertise and talent pool for 2014. With a reputation in innovation and forward thinking the strategic communications agency took this moment to […]

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Royal College of Physicians appoints new Sales Manager

Royal College of Physicians appoints new Sales Manager

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has appointed Cristina Fantechi to the role of Sales Manager within the Meetings and Events department at the venue. With eight years’ experience in the events industry, Cristina joined the team at RCP in February 2013 and has been promoted after serving the venue for a year as Sales […]

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