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Venue profile: The O2

Becci Thomson, head of corporate sales, talks about the venue’s 10th anniversary and plans for the future

The wow factor

Jamie Sanders, director at Pyrite Creative, shares his views on how including immersive experience can help organisers produce events people will never forget

The great apps for live events

Alook into the forward-thinking industry of tech with two companies leading the way in live event apps

EventFlash UK: Liverpool, mud, and movers

EventFlash UK, brought to you by LiveBuzz, is the only weekly video events bulletin.

Risky business

Access gets serious with two health and safety experts about the importance of following procedure when it comes to plan and execute an outdoor event.

EventFlash UK: Clarion sold, Confex up, Security firm investigated

EventFlash UK, brought to you by LiveBuzz, is the only weekly video events bulletin. In this weeks’ news round up: – Clarion Events sold to Blackstone – International Confex audited figures shows visitor increase – Security firm under investigation for fraud – Event weather: BrickLive at ExCel, MCM Comic Con at Manchester Central

Division of diversity

On the discussion of equality within the industry, Access chats to the people who know first hand how this should be tackled Paul Reed GENERAL MANAGER, ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT FESTIVALS “I’m confident that the industry has the power to work collectively to break down barriers” It’s important to acknowledge that diversity is already 
a conversation

Introducing Festout

The Festival and Outdoor Events Show organisers give you an insight to their debut event this autumn The Festival and Outdoor Events Show is the brand new show launching by the organisers of the Event Production Show and the publishers of Access All Areas. Taking place at Sandown Park in Surrey on 27–28 September, the event

Beside the seaside

In a city fully celebrating the weird and wonderful, the great escape shows Access exactly what it has to offer for music After arriving in her hometown of Brighton, only to be greeted by the pouring of the rain alongside the coast and the sentimental scent of fish, chips and seaweed, this Access reporter was filled


Access speaks to the CEO of Freedomes Adam Lyczakowski on the company’s forward thinking of temporary structures Tell us a little more about Freedomes We provide event domes, exclusive and unique structures that create an incredible sense of space. Our dome tents offer a particularly ingenious solution for live events due to their elegant yet modern