Smart AV awarded fifth Farnborough contract

Smart AV, part of The Incredible Pixel Group (IPG), has been appointed official AV supplier for the Farnborough

ISES looks forward to AGM

The International Special Events Society (ISES) UK will introduce new board members at its AGM event tomorrow (30

Should festivals get more TV coverage?

Coverage is a divisive issue for festival organisers, with some craving the apparent prestige, and some preferring to remain hidden from the mass market. “Whilst Glastonbury is certainly a great event for the BBC to support, it would be nice for them to look at some smaller festivals that offer a totally different experience, but something

Eventim Apollo events launch to feature Food by Dish

Event caterers Food by Dish have won a supplier contract for the Eventim Apollo venue in London. The contract

Events centre billed for Northern Ireland

A new stage of development is opening at Northern Ireland’s Eikon Exhibition Centre, due to open in the autumn. The

AIF reveals Festival Congress 2015 plans

The Association of Independent Festivals (the AIF) has unveiled plans for The Festival Congress 2015. The Festival Congress, will be returning to Cardiff on the 5-6 November 2015. Delivering the keynote speech at this year’s event will be BBC Radio DJ and Sŵn Festival co-founder, Huw Stephens. Festival Congress’ launch last year saw the largest

Fantastic Fireworks, Hawthorns, Lasersound team up for VW Finance event

Fantastic Fireworks, Hawthorns and Lasersound are among the companies that helped put on the opening event for VW Finance’s £25m headquarters. The event, which took place on 25 April, featured fireworks, flames, lasers and lighting for the opening of VW Finance’s new £25 million building in Milton Keynes. The ceremony also included a performance by

PRG to acquire XL Video

PRG chairman & CEO Jeremiah J. Harris and Lucas Covers, the group CEO of XL Video jointly made the announcement yesterday (6 May). The transaction is expected to close before the end of the second quarter subject to customary closing conditions. XL Video, founded in 1995, supplies video services for events including the Olivier Awards

Killarney Festival cancelled

Irish festival Killarney Festival of Music & Food has been cancelled, organisers announced today. A spokeswoman said the cancellation

Perton Signs to be headline sponsor for In the Rough 2015

Perton Signs will be the headline sponsor for In the Rough 2015, the event industry golf day, held this year at The Belfry Hotel & Resort on 16 July. Organised by ESSA, and supported by the AEO and the Association of Event Venues (AEV), In The Rough raises money for two charities, one that works

Ministry of Sound partners with MVP for Venues Day 2015

Music Venue Trust has confirmed London venue Ministry of Sound as its first official partner for Venues Day

De Boer prepares for final Volvo Ocean Race event

De Boer is nearing the end of its time with the Volvo Ocean Race, which will finish its