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US vs UK festivals: Watch the debate live

Access editor Tom Hall will host a panel at the Event Production Show, featuring representatives from the Sundance Film Festival, North by Northeast and Festforums. The panel discussion, which takes place at 14:15pm – 15:00pm – Thursday 1 March – The Main Stage, Olympia London, will discuss the competition between the US & UK Festival market.

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James Heappey MP confirmed for EPS panel

James Heappey, Conservative MP for Wells and chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for events, will speak at the Event Production Show on 28 February. Heappey will take part in a panel discussion, chaired by The Fair CEO Nick Morgan on the Main Stage at Olympia London.  Alan Miller, chairman of The Night

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ESSA AGM to be held at Magic Circle, Centre for Magical Arts

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced its 2018 AGM will be held at the Magic

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HM Scotland launches at King Tut’s

Idlewild to headline Rooted in Scotland, an event that marks the opening of the Scottish operation of independent charity Help Musicians UK

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Ticketing society releases industry statistics

The number of ticket fraud reports, measured over six months in 2017, is up by approximately 38 per cent compared to the previous period, the Society of Ticket Agents & Retailers (STAR), has revealed

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Sadiq Khan unveils pro-culture plan for London

The strategy considers support for new Creative Enterprise Zones and cultural quarters, as well as moves to protect artist studio space and introduce the agent of change principle

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NTIA teams up with Thekla

Bristol venue Thekla has joined forces with the Night Time Industries Association to host an event that will explore how the night-time economy can co-exist with urban development

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NOEA celebrates a year of success at annual convention

Outdoor event professionals have come together for a gathering and an evening awards ceremony in Bath

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Study reveals factors of a profitable festival

White paper by AMR International and XLIVE provides in-depth analysis into this highly fragmented and complex market

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