Sidmouth Folk Week
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Event Advice

12th August 2017

Event industry experts share their knowledge and how they can help Advice from: John Radford, owner, JR Event Services Specialism: Event service consultant Contact: 01275 406760 / info@jreventservices.co.uk How can an event organiser turn their […]

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Control of the Cash

4th August 2017

Having a sound overview of an event’s finances is crucial for its success says Nick Eade, who also warns about cutting corners At first glance event finance is a dreary topic for an article, but […]

Festival crowd
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Beware the Crowd Safety ‘Expert’

4th August 2017

Chris Hannam of Stagesafe warns of inexperienced crowd management practitioners and how to spot one The definition of crowd management is the systematic planning for, and supervision of, orderly movement, assembly and dispersal of people. […]

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Stage and Sound

12th June 2017

How your event can deliver top performances with the right selection of suppliers Adam Morton, designer Bullet Stage 07725 181374 www.bulletstage.co.uk What advice can you give an event organiser? Get in early! Great crew and […]

Robot decoration and flags at festival
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Festival Décor

12th June 2017

Part of the leading UK festival brand Bestival, consultancy and prop hire company House of Bestival is an industry leader in decoration at festivals and events. Learn how the team creates wonder and how you […]

Festival outside with trees and marquees
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Could you do more?

12th June 2017

Claire O’Neill, co-founder of A Greener Festival, details how events can embed sustainable practices at their core for business and reputational wins In the last decade, the event sector has moved in leaps and bounds […]

Farm Business Innovation Show
Men with Mats
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Ground Protection Advice

23rd April 2017

Prevent damage to land, vehicles and visitors with solutions from three suppliers of ground protection products Dan Devenish, head of global sales Ground-Guards 0113 267 6000 www.ground-guards.co.uk What advice can you give an event organiser […]

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Field to Festival

23rd April 2017

Make monetising your spare field a reality with these tips from Katie Tann, founder of Field Lover – an online portal matching field owners with ‘field seekers’ We live in a ‘sharing economy’ world with […]

Outdoor toilets
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Event Toilets and Washrooms

31st March 2017

Whether you are looking for bog standard facilities or feeling particularly flush, there are plenty of washroom options on the market. Open Air Business considers some. Event toilets used to be a thing of dread, […]

Muddy obstacle course
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Obstacle Course Races

31st March 2017

How can rural venues capitalise on one of the fastest growing sports in the country? Tally Wade asks Mark Leinster, CEO of the Obstacle Course Racing Association UK Say ‘Tough Mudder’ and most people will […]