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Energy Revolution has been awarded charity status

The renewable energy project Energy Revolution has been awarded charity status after they reached a goal of three million

UK cities urged to bid for 2022 Commonwealth Games

The government is calling on UK cities interested in hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games to work up plans

Showsec’s new ventures with Music Plus Sport

The increasing popularity of large-scale concerts are bringing music and sport together with companies Showsec and Music Plus

Industry welcomes Home Office fireworks ban

Live Nation and the Music Venue Trust applauds the Home Office ban of fireworks, flares and smoke bombs

House of Lords votes to strengthen anti-ticket tout laws

House of Lords members voted in favour of an amendment in the Digital Economy Bill to strengthen consumer

LAEOG strengthened by new committee

The Local Authority Event Organisers Group (LAEOG) has welcomed three new committee members at its eighth AGM, held

No show from Viagogo at ticket abuse hearing

Secondary ticketing firm Viagogo were expected at a ticket abuse hearing this morning (21 March) in the House

NOEA launches Futures Forum white paper

The National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA) and GL events have released the industry’s first-ever white paper concerned with

UK trade to boost British music in China

A UK music industry trade mission to China is set to take place 24 April–1 May, providing access

UK Music’s announces 2017 Measuring Music

UK Music has launched an industry-wide survey for in-depth information about the current state of the music sector.