AIF partners with RAW Bottles following Drastic On Plastic campaign

UK: RAW Bottles has become the exclusive reusable bottle supplier to the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF). The partnership is part of AIF’s Drastic On Plastic campaign, launched on Earth Day 2018, to reduce...

Weezevent names Oliver Goddard as UK Country Manager

FRANCE: Weezevent has appointed Oliver Goddard as its new UK Country Manager, in a move to further develop the company's ticketing, RFID access control, and cashless solutions beyond French borders. As the former Head...


Adamson appoints Marc Bertrand as CEO

CANADA: Adamson Systems Engineering has announced the appointment of professional audio industry veteran Marc Bertrand as its Chief Executive Officer. Bertrand will lead Adamson’s global operations from its headquarters in Port Perry, Ontario, as...

Junction 2 expands to two days for 2019

UK: The award winning dance music festival Junction 2 will return to Boston Manor Park in 2019, expanding to two consecutive days from June 7 -8. The newly added Friday will showcase a more diverse...

Eurosonic Noorderslag confirms another 21 acts for 2019

NETHERLANDS: Eurosonic Noorderslag has revealed 21 more acts for its 2019 line-up. The names include: 5K HD, Bülow, Die Wilde Jagd, Haerts, Hilary Woods, Iris Gold, Kompromat, Lafawndah, Nova Materia, Nova Twins, Octavian, Solo Ansamblis,...

The RAW Foundation reveals programme for the Showman’s Show 2018

UK: The RAW Foundation – co-producers of the AIF’s Drastic on Plastic campaign, in which 60 festivals pledged to eliminate single-use plastic – has released the full programme for its 'RAW Talks' on October...

Event Safety & Security Summit reveals conference agenda for second edition

UK: The conference agenda of the 2nd Event Safety & Security Summit (E3S) has been announced, more than doubling the number of discussion topics and presentations from its inaugural edition last year. The invitation-only...

DHP Family named as finalists in Live UK awards

UK: DHP Family’s venues, festivals, shows and staff have been named as finalists in this year’s Live UK awards. Rescue Rooms makes the final three of the venues under 800 capacity, having celebrated...

Brighton Music Conference announces dates and venue change

UK: Brighton Music Conference has announced a change in venue for its sixth year. BMC19 will take place at the British Airways i360 beachfront complex from April 24 - 27, following its most successful...

Australia’s Rainbow Serpent bags A Greener Festival Award

AUSTRALIA: Rainbow Serpent Festival – a four-day, 17,000-capacity music & arts festival – has won A Greener Festival Award, the first medium-sized Australian festival to do so since 2015. Previously, comparably sized Aussie events such...