Filmmaster Events and Circo de Bakuza to produce UEFA final opening ceremony

For the second consecutive year Filmmaster Events and Circo de Bakuza have been chosen as the companies responsible

Highfield announced as recipient of Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Educational publisher The Highfield Group has been chosen for the Queen’s Award for Enterprise award by a panel of

London Marathon employs Wernick for sixth year

Wernick Events supplied the London Marathon for the sixth year in 2016, providing 25 cabins at the start

Jungheinrich secures double win with airshow contracts

Jungheinrich UK’s event hire division has been awarded contracts to supply material handling equipment for Farnborough International Airshow

BoomTown expansion blocked by Winchester City Council

An attempt by BoomTown Fair to increase its capacity from 50,000 to 60,000 has been blocked by Winchester

New meetings platform to tackle effects of economic downturn

Entrepreneur Knut Gaskjenn (pictured) has launched a free service,, which can match vacant event spaces with meeting planners

New artists and partnership for Sound City

Sound City has announced a host of additional acts ahead of its 2016 festival, as well as a digital app, education showcases and an international strategy deal. Eliza and the Bear, White, Elle Exxe, The Wholls, Visual Archtiects and Queen City Stoop Kids are just some of the 50-plus acts that have been confirmed to

Eventbrite releases second Pulse Report for the UK events industry

The second annual Pulse Report surveyed 875 event industry professionals and asked 27 questions about trends and practices within the industry. Mark Walker, head of content for Eventbrite, hosted a panel discussion covering the main themes of the report at an industry networking breakfast held on 27 April at Central Hall, Westminster. The panel featured

Nitro Circus partners with StubHub for all ticket sales

StubHub has announced a new partnership with Nitro Circus, which will see the ticket company become the official

ISC wins new InterContinental events contract

Integrated Security Consultants Limited (ISC) has won the contract to deliver corporate and special event security to the

Venue spotlight: Sheffield’s Ponds Forge

Taking a deeper dive into the capacity at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge venue. Sheffield: Home to Jarvis Cocker, Alex Turner, Michael Palin, the longest running football team in the world and this month’s venue profile, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre. Opened in 1991 and operated by the not-for-profit organisation Sheffield City Trust (SCT), Ponds Forge doesn’t

Venue reps to gather for MVT’s first Welsh event

Music Venue Trust has announced its first event in Wales, the Welsh Venues Meeting. Venues from around the UK are invited to gather on 17 May at Cardiff’s Clwb Ifor Bach to discuss the highs and lows of the Welsh venues circuit. The one-day event will be an opportunity for networking, to hear from national

Protec wins UAE music concerts

Protec recently supported three music concerts in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), including Nicky Minaj and the Autism

David de Behr: Make seamless viewing part of the programme

David de Behr, global head of events at Aggreko, shares his thoughts on the power of live broadcasting

Access at Snowbombing Festival

We danced, we drank and we enjoyed the benefits of a fully cashless festival as we headed to

The O2 announces return of Conference Week for 2017

The O2’s Conference Week, a dedicated week for corporate events, will return in 2017, the venue has announced.

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