Event Cement launches new sustainable event management company

UK: Manchester based events agency Event Cement has launched a new division focussed on providing carbon-neutral events. Net Zero Events will offer full event management – for everything from large business events to smaller private...

eps opens new headquarters in Canada

CANADA / GERMANY: eps – purveyor of temporary event flooring and crowd control solutions – has expanded its international operations by opening a new division in Canada. Okan Tombulca, Managing Director of the eps group,...


ILMC reveals 2020 programme

UK: Organisers of the International Live Music Conference (ILMC) have revealed the event's 2020 programme. Spanning the global touring and festival businesses, topics on the ILMC agenda range from ticketing and festivals to greener...

Seventy-four new participants join Keychange initiative

EUROPE: Seventy-four artists and music industry professionals from 12 different countries have been selected by industry and export experts as the future leaders that will take part in the Keychange development programme in 2020,...

ESSA Accredited signs up 25 member companies

UK: The Event Supplier and Services Association's quality assurance programme, Accredited, has accrued 25 member companies since its launch in November. ESSA Accredited is an annual company level health & safety qualification – independently audited...

East of England Arena secures Festival of Vintage

UK: The East of England Arena and Events Centre (EEAEC) has announced that the Festival of Vintage – an event celebrating the music, fashion and style from the 1930s to the 1960s – will...

TicketCo receives £4.6m investment

EUROPE: TicketCo has completed a £4.6M stock expansion, enabling the Norwegian event payments platform to invest in key areas to continue its growth in the UK and across Europe. The investment will support continued...

Julie’s Bicycle and Arts Council England announce major cultural summit for the environment

UK: Julie’s Bicycle and Arts Council England have announced a flagship event to precede the UN Climate Change Summit in November, exploring the role that the cultural and creative community can play in galvanising...

Electronic Sound Summit returns to Liverpool in February

UK: Electronic Sound Summit has announced a huge wave of guest speakers and topics for its upcoming conference at various venues around Liverpool from February 28 - March 1. Those confirmed include the likes of...

Energy Revolution exceeds carbon balancing targets

UK: Carbon emissions from over 13 million travel miles have been balanced with investment in renewable energy by the 50 festivals and 30 suppliers working with live events industry charity Energy Revolution – exceeding...