Ultra Europe celebrates fifth anniversary

CROATIA: Destination Ultra returned to Croatia’s Dalmatian coast this past week, as over 120,000 attendees from 148 countries enjoyed the weeklong array of events. The flagship event, Ultra Europe, was streamed live via UMFTV...

Skiddle undertakes 48-hour Festival Challenge for Macmillan Cancer Support

UK: Event and ticketing outlet Skiddle is taking part in the 'ultimate festival challenge', visiting 10 music festivals in 48 hours to help raise £150,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. The stunt will take place...


Verve (FKA StreetTeam) raises $18.5 million in funding

UK: Verve, the world’s leading word of mouth sales software for live entertainment, has closed a $18.5 million funding round led by Draper Esprit, and including former investors, Kindred, Frontline Ventures, and Backed. Co-founded by...

Powerful Thinking launches Festival Industry Green Survey 2017

UK: The not-for-profit festival sustainability group Powerful Thinking is calling on event organisers to take part in the annual Festival Industry Green Survey 2017. The survey will help Powerful Thinking track the industry’s progress towards...

Field Day Announces Second Wave of Artists

UK: London's two-day Field Day festival has confirmed a veritable tsunami of incredible acts for its 2015 edition, set to take place from June 6 - 7. Amongst the new additions are the alternative...

Standon Calling chooses Weezevent UK as its new cashless provider

UK: Standon Calling has enlisted Weezevent as the cashless provider for its upcoming edition, set to take place from July 25 - 28 in Hertfordshire. The 15,000-capacity festival will be headlined by Rag’n’Bone Man, Wolf...

Festival Vision: 2025 launches crowdfunder for more sustainable events industry

UK: The Festival Vision: 2025 initiative has launched a crowdfunding campaign that hopes to raise £25k in order to publish a second edition of its sustainability-centric The Show Must Go On Report. Providing comprehensive,...