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Association of Event Venues AGM announces “a very strong 12 months”.

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Association of Event Venues AGM announces “a very strong 12 months”.

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) held its tenth AGM at the International Centre, Telford on September 11 2014. The managing director of Earls Court and Olympia (EC&O) and Association of Event Venues (AEV) chairman, Nigel Nathan, delivered the chairman’s report, thanking Kathryn James and previous AEV chairs for passing on the reins of an […]

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ABPCO research indicates money troubles keep 39% of PCOs awake at night

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ABPCO research indicates money troubles keep 39% of PCOs awake at night

In a poll conducted amongst members of The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO), 39% of respondents commented that either market conditions or finance represent their greatest concern. The short poll asked ABPCO members “What part of your business keeps you up at night?” • 39% cited finance – relating to either budgets or […]

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Concerto Launches New Venue The Royal Liver Building

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Concerto Launches New Venue  The Royal Liver Building

Thursday 18th September saw the official launch of one of Concerto’s newest event spaces, The Venue at the Royal Liver Building. Guests enjoyed catering by the venue’s exclusive caterer, Chapman Holmes, as the space was unveiled. Decor was provided by theming partner Springbank. A contemporary space located on the first floor of the historic Liverpool […]

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Postano® Platform Powers Social Engagement at Leading Conference for the Business of Soccer

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Postano® Platform Powers Social Engagement at Leading Conference for the Business of Soccer

TigerLogic  a leading provider of solutions that help companies improve social media engagement by unlocking the power of data, today announced a partnership with Soccerex, a global leader in the business of soccer. TigerLogic’sPostano Platform powered social engagement for the 2014 Soccerex Global Convention, which took place in Manchester, UK from September 6 – 10, […]

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AEO launches enterprise forum to help Small & Medium Enterprises develop their exhibitions and events related business.

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AEO launches enterprise forum to help Small & Medium Enterprises develop their exhibitions and events related business.

The UK Government is offering significant support to the country’s Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as they recognise that it is from this area of the business community that real economic growth will be delivered. In parallel to this Government initiative, the Association of Event Organisers (AEO) has introduced a new category of membership – […]

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Kruger Cowne Celebrate a successful first Breakfast Briefing at The Club at The Ivy

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Kruger Cowne Celebrate a successful first Breakfast Briefing at The Club at The Ivy

As John Simpson CBE and Adam ‘Ocean’ Walker kick-off an illuminating and inspirational first breakfast briefing, Kruger Cowne aim to further inspire audiences with the next date in their calendar of events. Peace One Day founder Jeremy Gilley, and esteemed international journalist Rageh Omaar have been announced as speakers for the next Kruger Cowne Breakfast […]

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National Events Month Announces ‘Host’ Event Programme

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National Events Month Announces ‘Host’ Event Programme

The Liberal Democrats Conference, IP EXPO Europe, the Showman’s Show and the Association of Independent Festival Organisers Annual Congress will all be ‘host’ events supporting National Events Month next month. The marketing campaign behind National Events Month will see October split up into four weeks, with the first looking at Conferences, Congresses & Large Meetings, […]

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Shortlist announced for Festival Supplier Awards 2014

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Shortlist announced for Festival Supplier Awards 2014

A.M.P. Events, organiser of the Festival Supplier Awards has today announced the 2014 shortlist for the inaugural event. Designed to recognise the best suppliers to the growing festival industry, the Festival Supplier Awards will showcase the companies and individuals that help create some of the UK’s most well-known and best-loved festivals. 20 awards will be […]

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Turning Scotland Tartan: Events company lights up Scottish landscape

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Turning Scotland Tartan: Events company lights up Scottish landscape

On the eve of Scotland’s historic moment, events company mclcreate has used state-of-the-art digital technology to bring new life to the most familiar of Scottish design motifs: the tartan. A group of digital artists and photographers used the latest 3D projection mapping techniques to create the spectacular nocturnal light display, transforming the barns and log […]

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Serious Stages On Blackheath

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Serious Stages On Blackheath

Serious Stages closed a busy 2014 festival season supplying stages and site structures to the inaugural On Blackheath festival, 13-14 Sept, 2014. On Blackheath announced its arrival on the UK festival map this September with a colourful weekend site combining musical headliners Massive Attack, Frank Turner and Grace Jones, with culinary delights including Gizzi Erskine’s […]

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Claimaday.com launch event a huge success

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Claimaday.com launch event a huge success

The 3rd of September saw the celebration of the launch in Kent of claimaday.com, home to The National Events Diary, an ambitious enterprise backed by Kent County Council’s TIGER Fund initiative. With expectations of securing 46 jobs by 2017, this project was conceived and launched by founding directors and entrepreneurs Derrick Swain, Claire Burroughs and […]

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Frugl makes the move into Europe with German Acquisition

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Frugl makes the move into Europe with German Acquisition

Frugl, the UK based start-up launched six months ago as an event discovery app for Londoners on a budget has acquired Tickethelden, the Munich-based last-minute ticketing solution. Tickethelden is one of a number of investments made by Sedo.com founder Tim Schumacher since his exit from Sedo in 2012. The year-old ticketing company has an active […]

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Star Events supports Foo Fighters at Invictus Games

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Star Events supports Foo Fighters at Invictus Games

Star Events Group supplied stage, rigging, grandstand, ancillary structures and miles of fencing and barriers to AEG Live’s Invictus Games’ Closing Concert, a first big event for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park’s south lawn. Headlined by Foo Fighters in front of a 26,000-strong crowd, and broadcast by the BBC, the concert crowned a phenomenal four […]

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GES Announces Acquisition of Blitz Communications

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GES Announces Acquisition of Blitz Communications

Global Experience Specialists (GES) today announced the acquisition of international audio visual (AV) specialist Blitz Communications in a move that expands GES’ range of services and supports its strategy to become a full-service supplier to the live events, conference and congress and exhibitions markets. Jason Popp, GES’ executive vice president international, said, “The acquisition of […]

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Flurry of business wins for Showplans

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Flurry of business wins for Showplans

Event design specialists Showplans have reported a number of business wins recently for their Technical Showplans floorplan service. Among the deals are a new 6-show deal with William Reed for floorplans and a 10-show contract with Media 10 – both renewals of previous relationships. Showplans will also provide floorplans again for the Commercial Vehicle Show […]

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Showcase Group make three new appointments.

Filed in Festivals & Outdoor by on September 16, 2014 0 Comments • views: 567
Showcase Group make three new appointments.

Showcase Group is bolstering its weight in the live events market with the addition of a new Project Account Manager, Marketing Manager and Business Development professional. David Harding – Lyle, Project Account Manager, joins with 16 years’ experience in AV installations within the events industry. Dave will use his knowledge of the industry and technical […]

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