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All bar none: The bar sector examined

Access talks to four mobile bar providers to find out about the latest developments within the sector From

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Can live save the music industry? John Giddings, Kilimanjaro Live and Virgin Radio to weigh in

Solo managing director John Giddings is set to examine the commercial possibilities of live music at the Event

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Industry assembles: The Event Production Awards lowdown

Taking place at a new venue, The Novotel London West on 28 February 2018, the Event Production Awards (EPAs) is a black tie gala dinner with entertainment, dancing and networking. The cream of the event industry will be there, celebrating the talent and innovation on show in our sector over the past year. Information on

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JMT launches new online platform

Event furniture and floorcoverings specialist JMT has launched a new online platform that allows event organisers, venues, stand builders and designers to create their perfect event space; positioning furniture into their event space, selecting the colour and the style of furniture to perfectly match their branded environment. Michelle Amer, sales director for JMT, explained: “We

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Crystal Interactive partners with Slido

Full-service event technology company Crystal Interactive has strengthened its partnership with Slido, the live Q&A and polling platform for meetings and events. Together the two companies will provide pre-event advice on meeting design and onsite services to ensure maximum audience engagement. Slido can be accessed on any mobile device and allows event organisers to crowdsource

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How vital are big name artists to a festival’s success?

The world’s top music acts are fought over by festival organisers, but are they the surest route to a sell-out event? Yaw Owusu, music curator, Liverpool International Music Festival There’s no escaping the fact – festivals need big names to draw in the punters. That need can become quite intense – as we are very

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Truckfest extends tenancy as venue invests £1m

Truckfest, Europe’s largest trucking festival, has extended its tenancy agreement with the East of England Arena and Events Centre, for a further four years. Jason Lunn, general manager of The East of England Arena and Events Centre, said: “We are delighted to welcome Truckfest to the venue for another four years. Over the last twelve

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Glasgow 2018 European Championships appoints ADI as screen supplier

ADI, specialists in event LED, will deliver screen solutions across all competition and non-competition venues during the Glasgow 2018 European Championships. Appointed by Glasgow City Council through a competitor tender process, ADI will provide over 900sqm of high resolution LED in both mobile and modular formats to offer an incredible live spectator experience. Nick Robinson,

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Bournemouth reveals £100m event pipeline

Bournemouth International Centre and Bournemouth Pavilion have announced a busy season of new and returning events for 2018 and a business pipeline worth £100m for the town over three years. The UK Dance Championships kicked off the year with competitors from Europe, Asia and America, all vying for top places in Latin and Ballroom. The

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In Pictures: Lamborghini Urus unveiled at The Lindley Hall

Italian car marque Automobili Lamborghini chose The Lindley Hall in Westminster to unveil its new Super SUV, the Urus to 500 VIPs and media. It marks the third model line for Lamborghini with the debut expecting to double sales worldwide and in the UK, the third largest market for the brand. Venue sales manager Lorraine

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