EventFlash UK: Darlington-based theatre receives grant

Making headlines this week:

– Darlington-based theatre receives grant: Theatre Hullabaloo has welcomed a £140,000 grant from the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation towards the costs of programmes to engage young audiences and families.

Other news making the headline this week:

– Kerrin MacPhie has been confirmed as the new head of business events at VisitBritain/VisitEngland.

– FaceTime to announce survey findings at AEO Conference

– Event weather

EventFlash UK is produced by Mash Media in partnership with LiveBuzz. It is the only weekly video round-up solely for the events industry.

The programme is presented by Martin Fullard with videography by Karam Dhillon.

EventFlash: WRG taken over by Huntsworth

Brought to you by LiveBuzz, EventFlash is the only weekly video news round up specifically for the events industry. In this week’s bulletin:
WRG acquired by communications giant Huntsworth


Swedish festival Bravalla cancelled after spate of sexual offences, Mumford & Sons refuse to return

Upper Sense Events appoints Julie Harris as CEO

Hotel manager calls for expansion of San Diego Convention Center

Event tech organisation Feathr expands offices

Conference News launches CN30 under 30

EventFlash: weekly news round up, with LiveBuzz

Your weekly news round up from the events industry, in partnership with LiveBuzz.

– Radiohead and Celine Dion among performances affected at Manchester Arena
– ICC Wales chief executive praises Welsh government for support
– The cash machine’s 50th birthday celebrated at Gibson Hall
– G20 Summit heads to Hamburg, Germany
– Brand Events’ Chris Hughes wins Outstanding Contribution Award at AEO Excellence Awards, hosted by James Nesbitt
– Gavin Bevan and Susie Williamson join Natural History Museum

EventFlash 14.06.17, brought to you by LiveBuzz

EventFlash 14.06.17, brought to you by LiveBuzz.

  • London Technology Week opened by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan
  • A Greener Festival launches new awards
  • Media 10 owner buys pub
  • UFI hails Global Exhibitions Day a “success”
  • UKinbound calls for tourism to be focus in Brexit talks
  • Movers in the industry: Caroline Phelan joins VisitBritain, Jennifer Jenkins joins Evcom

Network under the Stars reveals inspiring keynotes and mentors

Harriet Minter, editor of Women in Leadership at Guardian News & Media will be among the inspirational keynotes to speak at this year’s event industry sleepover, Network under the Stars.

The event, which is in its second year, is being organised by London Book and Screen Week, International Confex, Olympia London, Ways and Means Events, Freeman and LiveBuzz and will be taking place on Thursday 7 July at Olympia London.

Fay Sharpe, managing director at Zibrant will also appear as a keynote speaker, alongside corporate stylist and personal branding expert, Suzanne Arnold and professional development expert and director at esp recruitment, Liz Sinclair who will be presenting educational seminar sessions.

Exclusive mentoring sessions will also take place during the evening, with the following event industry professionals:

·       Maggie Crowe OBE, director of events and charities at BPI (Brit Awards)

·       Annie Byrne, editor at Exhibition News

·       Katherine Buchan, owner of Venue Search UK

·       Tracy Halliwell MBE, director of Business Tourism & Major Events at London &                 Partners

·       Lisa Hannant, group managing director at Clarion Events

·       Janice Edmunds, operations director for Montgomery

·       Sharon Robinson, managing director at CEVA Logistics

All proceeds from the event will be donated to Breast Cancer Now and Macmillan Cancer Support.

More information and registration can be found at