Steve Heap Recognised as Industry Legend

Steve HeapSteve Heap, general secretary of The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO), has received the Industry Legend Award at the 2022 Event Production Awards.

With over 55 years of experience in the festival and events industry, Steve is also the director of Mrs Casey Music, chairman of the Events Industry Forum (EIF) and a contributor to The Purple Guide dealing with health, safety and welfare at music and other live events. He was also the director of Towersey Festival for 45 years until August 2019.

Alongside his work with the EIF and AFO, he is also a supporter of Creative Lives, LIVE, and Vision 2025.

In presenting Steve the award at the ceremony in London, Festival Insights’ Andy Lenthall said: “It’s hard to pin a label on him so let’s just settle on two words – Industry Legend.”

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