COPTRZ launches drone detection system for the events industry

UK: COPTRZ, the commercial drone solution provider, has announced the launch of a complete turnkey drone detection solution, designed to provide protection to events from the threat of drones. Launched in partnership with DJI and...

Aggreko launches Remote Monitoring in UK and Ireland

UK / IRELAND: Aggreko, the provider of rental power and temperature control solutions, has launched Aggreko Remote Monitoring (ARM) to customers in the UK and Ireland. ARM represents the next step in the evolution...


Serious Stages returns to Radio 1’s Big Weekend

UK: Serious Stages helped to kick off the festival season from May 28 - 29 with BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend at Exeter’s Powderham Castle. BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend is the largest free ticketed...

Standon Calling appoints PlayPass for full RFID cashless delivery

UK: PlayPass has confirmed Standon Calling as the latest UK festival to implement its RFID cashless payments system this summer. Standon Calling, a leading UK independent festival, was the first British festival to go fully...

VER enlisted for Glastonbury and EDC UK

UK: Working with some of the biggest names in UK live entertainment production, VER kicked off the festival season delivering a range of equipment packages to both Glastonbury and the Electric Daisy Carnival. For...

Mysteryland releases vinyl sampler with Dave Clarke

NETHERLANDS: In collaboration with Dave Clarke Presents, Mysteryland has released an exclusive vinyl sampler featuring artists from its 2016 line-up. The sampler showcases artists playing on Sunday August 28 at Dave Clarke’s hosted stage ‘Dave...

Avolites’ Sapphire Touch lights an optical fire for Camp Bisco

USA: The curved overhang of the Camp Disco’s pavilion tent served as a visual canvas for an explosion of lighting effects, lasers, video and media server content at this year’s festival. The swirling colours,...

Dick Tee to receive UK Festival Awards’ Outstanding Contribution accolade

UK: The UK Festival Awards – whose 13th edition takes place on November 28 at The Roundhouse in London – has announced that the recipient of this year's Outstanding Contribution to Festivals Award will...

Bristol Harbour Festival awards Richmond Event Management four-year contract

UK: Bristol City Council has awarded Richmond Event Management (REM) the contract to organise the annual Bristol Harbour Festival until 2021. Following a competitive tender process REM has been awarded the contract, valued in...

London Remixed Festival announces details for 2017

UK: Despite entertaining millions of people and working with big names on big projects, the relatively intimate London Remixed Festival is Continental Drifts most important annual event, and has now released details for its...