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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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The BVEP will do “Whatever it Takes”

7th April 2020

In the really fast moving crisis that is COVID-19, the Business Visits and Events Partnership (BVEP) is assimilating the information and requests coming from the event industry and putting them directly to government officials in […]

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Event Sustainability Resources Launched

24th February 2020

Five years on from its inaugural edition, the second Show Must Go On report has been published, offering a comprehensive insight into outdoor event sustainability. The report is the result of years of planning, research, […]

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Unique Event, Unique Opportunity

28th January 2020

The Open Air Business Gathering is just weeks away and promises to deliver a pre-season pick-me-up for venue, glampsite and outdoor event professionals. Join the party! Once a year, outdoor hospitality and events professionals gather […]

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Preview: Event Production Show

27th January 2020

James Bissett introduces a bigger and better Event Production Show, taking place on 25-26 February at a new venue – Excel London. The 2020 edition of The Event Production Show will take place on 25–26 […]

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The World’s Top Green Events for 2019

27th January 2020

International not-for-profit organisation A Greener Festival (AGF) has announced the 37 recipients of “A Greener Festival Award” in 2019. Festivals and events from 15 countries achieved the prestigious accolade in 2019, awarded to those that […]

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Greening up Events in Brighton

27th January 2020

Under a new set of policies agreed by Brighton and Hove City Council in January, organisers of events with over 5,000 people will be asked to include an environmental impact assessment (EIA). The EIA will […]

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REVIEW: The Showman’s Show

10th January 2020

Michelle Tayton reports on innovation and sustainability at the 2019 Showman’s Show. Returning to Newbury Showground on 16 October 2019, the Showman’s Show is a key date in the calendar of event industry professionals. Commenting […]