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What to do if you get injured at a public event

Almost everyone has been to a public event at some time or another in their lifetimes. Whether it’s free or ticketed, events take place...

Taking a Stand: Should standing return to British Football Stadiums?

In late 2016, the 20 clubs of the Premier League held talks discussing the possibility of bringing back standing sections to football stadiums. This...

5 of Spain’s best Festivals in 2017

Spain is definitely the land of spectacular and interesting festivals. All over Spain all year round there are numerous festivals and celebrations in many...
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Protec at Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgoDFaps6wg Protec has successfully pulled off one of its most demanding production support challenges ever, at the annual Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival in Abu Dhabi. The...
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Podcast: Mock prosecution aims to educate event professionals

http://eventindustrynews.wistia.com/medias/porvyfo088?embedType=iframe&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=900 Download this episode (right click and save) The latest episode of the Event Industry News podcast focusses on the forthcoming ‘mock’ trial that has been...

Symphotech grows with four new appointments

Marking the company’s ongoing growth, Symphotech has welcomed four event safety and fire safety professionals as the company looks forward to a busy year,...

Blackout first in Trailblazer double

Blackout has appointed the event industry’s first Trailblazer Live Event Rigging apprentices, with a double appointment, January 2017. The drapes and rigging specialists welcome Roisin...

Radiohead, Kasabian and Biffy Clyro confirmed for new DF Concerts’ festival

DF Concerts has announced Radiohead, Kasabian and Biffy Clyro as headliners at the three-day TRNSMT Festival, which hits Glasgow Green from July 7 to...

Tony Griffiths joins Adlib

Tony is a popular and well-known industry figure with extensive knowledge in the specialist field of theatrical mechanical engineering. He brings a focus on this...

Robe lighting Reyes Tower in Brussels

Leading Belgian creative lighting designer Thomas Boets loves challenges, so when production company Fast Forward Events asked him to light the iconic Reyers Tower...

Ecclestone ousted from F1

Bernie Ecclestone, the man who shaped modern Formula 1, and drove it pretty much single handed for 40 years, has been replaced. Liberty Media...
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Storm in a T cup

DF Concerts will return £50,000 to Scottish Government as a result of cancelling T in the Park 2017. One-third of the grant given to...

Mojo Barriers acquired by Evago Group

EVAGO AG, German event infrastructure provider, has acquired 100% of the shares in Mojo Barriers’ global crowd barrier business. The EVAGO Group, which includes German...

Report says Carnival risks ‘Hillsborough-scale’ tragedy

Notting Hill Carnival is at risk of ‘a Hillsborough-scale tragedy’ according to a new report by the London Assembly Police and Crime Committee. The document...

Boardmasters bidding for bigger wave

Organiser Vision Nine has asked Cornwall Council to approve a 25 percent increase in capacity at Boardmasters Festival, taking potential numbers up to 50,000...

Intellitix acquires controlling stake in LOC Pay Systems

Intellitix, global RFID cashless payment and access control innovator, has acquired a controlling stake in Netherlands-based LOC Pay Systems. LOC Pay Systems supplied 200 festivals...

Events on trial

Health and safety specialist A.C.T National has teamed up with IOSH Sports Grounds & Events Group and Magdalen Chambers to put on a mock...

Bookitbee launches free ticketing

  On 1st Dec Bookitbee, the online ticketing and booking tool, became FREE in the USA & Canada.  The launch of the “Bee Free” accounts...

Security guard accused of choking man at music festival in Brisbane

A man appears to have been choked by a security guard while lying on the grass at FOMO music festival. An onlooker filmed the incident...

TSG secures ISO quality mark

Event policing specialist TSG has achieved ISO 9001 certification, the international benchmark for business quality. To gain the accreditation TSG had to demonstrate its dedication...

The Scottish International Airshow secures £200K funding package

Christmas came early this year for Scotland’s biggest outdoor event after it was announced that a £200,000 funding package had been agreed for the...

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