Stendhal Festival socially distant festival
News

The First Socially Distant Music Festival?

30th June 2020

“Safer than going to the supermarket” – festival organisers are preparing to create a first in Northern Ireland. Following the postponement of Stendhal Festival, an annual award winning weekend festival in a country estate in […]

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Advice

Event Opportunities in a COVID-19 World

28th May 2020

Venues and Ventures’ Iain Beaumont delivers some positive news about an end of year bounce back. 2020 has unequivocally taken the top spot on the ‘worst year for the events industry’ podium and the early […]

News

The Event Report – a £70bn Industry

12th May 2020

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) launches report focused on £70bn events industry. The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) has launched its latest report titled ‘The UK Events Report’, which provides an in-depth […]

Agricultural Shows COVID-19
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 […]

Winterland Milton Keynes
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,” […]

The Asylum parade
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 […]

New Europa vans
Products

Europa’s Environmentally Friendly Van Purchase

7th April 2020

Europa International has purchased a low emissions van that will allow the business to make deliveries within the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone in London without incurring additional costs. This is a longer-term investment for the company […]

Morris site machinery project
Products

Unveiling a Ground-breaking Product

7th April 2020

Morris Site Machinery’s new hybrid lighting tower prototype took centre stage on its green-themed stand at the Executive Hire Show in February. Morris used the event as an opportunity for attendees to preview the prototype […]

Greener Activation plan
News

A Greener Activation

7th April 2020

Launched at the Green Events & Innovations conference at the beginning of March, A Greener Activation strives to deliver a powerful positive force aligning brands’ sustainable policies and the activations they produce at events. A […]