EventFlash: weekly news round up, with LiveBuzz

Your weekly news round up from the events industry, in partnership with LiveBuzz. – Radiohead and Celine Dion among performances affected at Manchester Arena – ICC Wales chief executive praises Welsh government for support – The cash machine’s 50th birthday celebrated at Gibson Hall – G20 Summit heads to Hamburg, Germany – Brand Events’ Chris

Wernick Group

Liam Muldoon tells Access how Wernick keeps on top of its game with supplying to some of the biggest events around the country Tell us about Wernick Group At Wernick Events we supply a range of temporary portable buildings, including offices, ticket booths, storage, and of course, toilets and showers. We o er our clients

Ticket Zone joins FanFair Alliance

Ticketing service provider, Ticket Zone, has joined FanFair Alliance, the campaign against industrial-scale online ticket touting. Ticket Zone

Manchester Arena concerts postponed

Concerts held at Manchester Arena have been postponed after last month’s attack, which killed 22 people. Radiohead were

Ahead of the curve

Access questions six leading temporary structure suppliers on how they keep on-trend in order to remain ahead of the game A venue should be pretty high up in the list of importance for an event. The idea of being stood under a worn-out gazebo for hours on end at a major festival is a little

EventFlash 14.06.17, brought to you by LiveBuzz

EventFlash 14.06.17, brought to you by LiveBuzz. London Technology Week opened by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan A Greener Festival launches new awards Media 10 owner buys pub UFI hails Global Exhibitions Day a “success” UKinbound calls for tourism to be focus in Brexit talks Movers in the industry: Caroline Phelan joins VisitBritain, Jennifer Jenkins joins

Live Trakway apply for world record

The merger of LION Trackhire and Eve, Live Trakway, has potentionally hit a world record with the largest temporary

A GREENER FESTIVAL EXPANDS TO ASSESS EVENTS, VENUES AND ARENAS

The team behind the Greener Festival Award have launched the Greener Event Award, as part of an expansion

Meaningful hedonism

WORDS & PHOTOGRAPHY: MIKE FLETCHER Access heads to swingamajig to talk sustainable festival planning with an organiser doing its bit to drive the environmental debate In 2010, a committed bunch of festival organisers and interested parties met to discuss energy management within the industry. They formed a group, which became Powerful Thinking – a ‘think-do

Winterville comes to Clapham

The parent company of Street Feast, London Union, have announced its partnership with the co-founders of Field Day

A crowded scene

Festivals are always looking for a way to exceed expectations so Access looks into how security has tested the industry’s limits. With the ever-growing industry of festival and outdoors events, the level of security is going to be pushed to its limits regardless of what controls are put in place by organisers. It is, and

UK music festivals to allow drug testing

Following a number of drug related deaths in recent years, six UK music festivals are allowing the testing

SME London and BBC Music Introducing announce Amplify

Event company SME London and BBC Music Introducing are set to host Amplify, a new event for aspiring artists

Soul Crusade fails for festivalgoers

Soul Crusade Festival in Southend Essex left attendees waiting “hours” for headliner Soul II Soul to arrive on stage on Saturday night. The organisers of the festival were then forced to cancel the event early due to a power failure. The organisers of the Soul Crusade Festival took to its Facebook page to announce the

AEG Europe selects LiveStyled to provide venue apps

Live commerce platform LiveStyled has been chosen by entertainment venue owner AEG Europe to provide a venue app

Tech it Out: Exploring Cvent’s Crowd Compass app

Tech it Out pays a visit to Cvent’s London office to learn more about the Crowd Compass mobile application and how event technology is fare more simple than a lot of people realise. Nick Tinker, Business Development Manager at Cvent, takes Martin Fullard through the app’s functions. If you would like to feature in an