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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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Victorious Festival raises more than £155,000 for charity

Organisers of the UK’s ‘biggest metropolitan festival’, Victorious, have raised £155,794.87 for a number of local charities. Victorious Festival (24-26 August 2018), takes place on Southsea Seafront in Portsmouth and aims to boost the local economy as well as supporting numerous good causes and charities around the city and the world. Encouraging community involvement, the closest

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Temporary structures: Harder, better, faster, stronger

The business of staging outdoor events flourished in 2017, and temporary structure companies are bucking the trend. Neptunus,

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Re-imagining secondary ticketing: How can resale work for organisers and audiences?

Access editor Tom Hall is set to host Re-imagining secondary ticketing: How can resale work for organisers and audiences? at the Event Production Show. The session takes place 15:15pm – 16:00pm – Thursday 1st March – The Main Stage and will look at how online ticket touting is under serious fire from politicians and regulators.

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Distinct new Sodexo brand to serve bookers’ experiential demand

The trend towards bookers demanding the impact of the experiential venue in their meeting and event requirements has

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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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VadeR awakens: How VR came of age…

“I was blown away. You just have to experience it,” a friend told me after leaving Westfield mall in Shepherds Bush. He was not, however, flabbergasted by the luxury retail experience. He was waxing lyrical about Star Wars: Secrets of The Empire, a ‘hyper reality’ experience from Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB and The VOID, nestled near the centre’s

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Gerrrrronimo!

Dad of seven turned festival director Simon Goldman tells Access why the time is right to launch his family festival Geronimo in the south WORDS: CHANTELLE DIETZ Suppliers List Flooring – Live Trakway Screens – ADI TV Staging – Star Events Hire & Design – Event Buddha Event Production – Ground Control Productions Unsatisfied with

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Venue closure prevention bill causes controvery

With 35% of UK music venues closing, parliament has proposed some affirmative action. Is this the final word

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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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