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Live events: no-go for mobile phones?

A new survey of 1,200 people between the ages of 16-30 shed lights on the use of mobile phones at gigs and festivals

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Matt Ephgrave joins Festicket

Ticketing industry veteran has taken on the role of chief operating officer

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Prism revamps management

Led by WPP Sports Practice CEO, Dominic Grainger, and Jamie Copas, global client leader of Team Aston Martin, the new team gears up for its next upcoming event Fast and Furious Live

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NOEA announces keynote speaker

Paul Smith, who was part of the team behind the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017, is to address industry leaders attending the convention on 22 November

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Sally Wilton comments on pop-up cinema

The founder of the Lexi and Nomad comments on what it takes to launch a pop-up cinema across the UK and all year round

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Reading Festival founder Harold Pendleton passes

Throughout his 60-year career, Harold Pendleton created platforms to showcase emerging talent as a promoter, manager, club owner, publisher, festival owner and innovator

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Entries open for EPAs 2018

More than 500 event professionals will descend on the Novotel London West for a three-course dinner, awards and networking

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Appointments round-up

New recruits at Ricoh Arena, AVT Connect, Imago Venues, Barbican and Freeman

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NOEA announces awards shortlist for 2017

The 14th annual convention and awards dinner will be held in November

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Never judge a festival by its cover

In the midst of autumn, organisers of the London Literature Festival are gearing up for another year to showcase some of the best writers in world

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