News

£12,000 Dream Wedding for NHS Workers

24th April 2020

A Venue on outskirts of Edinburgh is offering NHS workers the chance to win a dream wedding. The award winning Eskmills Venue has teamed up with its suppliers to offer NHS Scotland frontline clinical workers […]

News

Hospitality Trade Off Initiative

24th April 2020

Glamping entrepreneur Kerry Roy has launched a ‘Hospitality Trade Off’, offering two nights’ stay at either her UK-based Kamp Katur or Italian site Cerchio Del Desiderio Glamping Retreat. “With zero income for most of us […]

Advice

QUICK TIPS: Marketing with a Reduced Budget

24th April 2020

Companies all over the world right now are going to be looking at ways of marketing their products and services at a reduced cost as budgets are slashed in light of COVID-19. Here experts share […]

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News

ASAO Shows Support for UK Agriculture Industry

23rd April 2020

The Association of Show and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO) is highlighting acts of creativity and generosity from the event sector, as it continues to support the agricultural industry during the Covid-19 crisis. The association has seen […]

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24 Hours

Behind the Scenes With… Andrew Wood

10th April 2020

Land artist Andrew creates award winning installations on grass canvasses using high tech equipment while making sure to ‘colour in without going over the lines!’. Most of the work that our Fields of Vision land […]

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Products

Stages & AV

10th April 2020

Winterland Milton Keynes Product / service: Outdoor LED, outdoor lighting, festoon lighting, PA, technical support and screens Company: Ellievision AV (07790 132298 / www.ellievisionav.co.uk) Details: Ellievision AV was brought on board by the team managing […]

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Advice

Necessary Change

10th April 2020

Fresh from its launch last month, Festival Vision 2025 is providing tangible, change-making resources to empower our industry to make ambitious and necessary changes. Vision 2025 aims to inspire and support a 50 per cent […]

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Advice

COVID-19: Next Steps

10th April 2020

Iain Beaumont addresses how to mitigate financial risk as coronovirus effects live events. The last month has been a particularly turbulent time for the events and hospitality industry. COVID-19 needs no introduction and the impact […]

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Advice

Testing Times

10th April 2020

Simon Hughes, vice chair of BVEP, on the work trade associations are doing to protect the events industry against the effects of COVID-19. “We have a simple message to all countries – test, test, test,” […]

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Case Studies

Weekend at the Asylum

10th April 2020

One of the largest and longest running steampunk festivals in the world, held in multiple venues around Lincoln Pictures by Mark Kent Photography Since 2009, the festival (or ‘convivial’ in steampunk parlance) has been held […]

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Products

OAB Loves: Alfresco Dining

10th April 2020

We Love Outdoor lounge spaces from Hunter Outdoors Why Comprising the versatile Shady Spot canopy structure and a large array of affordable accessories, Hunter Outdoors’ collection has been curated by aficionados of luxury outdoor living. […]

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Advice

Reducing Risks with Retreats

9th April 2020

Sustainable travel and a new wellness paradigm. The tourism industry is inherently vulnerable to external events – natural disasters, political instability, extreme weather, terrorist attacks and, of course, pandemics. All of which have a catastrophic […]