Parklife launches reward scheme for ticketholders

UK: Following the reveal of its 10th anniversary line-up, Parklife has launched a brand new reward scheme called ‘Parklife Perks’, which is available to all 2019 ticket holders. As part of the festival’s core principle...

ID&C launches eco-friendly wristbands

UK: ID&C, the UK-based provider of wristbands and lanyards, is now selling eco-friendly wristbands in response to an increasing demand from customers. The bands are made out of recycled plastic bottles, which offer a...


Wheels and Fins Festival to go cashless with TicketCo

UK: Wheels and Fins Festival, the annual music and action sports beachside weekender, will be totally cashless for the first time this year. The seventh annual Wheels and Fins Festival is introducing new cloud-based...

ILMC 31 reveals conference agenda

UK: Organisers of the International Live Music Conference (ILMC) have revealed its conference programme for 2019. With 30% more sessions than any previous edition of ILMC, topics range from ticketing, agency, investment and management...

Festicket receives $4.6m investment from creative specialists Edge

UK: Festicket, the world's largest platform for music festival experiences, has received $4.6 million in funding from creative specialists, Edge Investments. Edge’s investment follows a pivotal year for Festicket, which closed the year with an...

PlayPass confirms acquisition of French cashless provider Yuflow

FRANCE: RFID specialist PlayPass has acquired Yuflow, a pioneering French cashless payments provider to the live events sector, as part of its global expansion drive. Lyon-based Yuflow was founded in 2014 by Martin Rigot-Muller and...

Rainforest World Music Festival utilises d&b’s V-Series

MALAYSIA: The Rainforest World Music Festival in Kuching, Malaysia, is renowned for placing grassroots Malaysian world music on the same stage as well known stars. During each afternoon, cultural workshops take place combined with...

Energy Revolution partners with Solar for Schools

UK: Energy Revolution, the sustainability charity helping to tackle the environmental impact from fossil fuel travel to events, has partnered with the Solar for Schools project. In 2018, Energy Revolution helped its members –...

A Greener Festival announces 2018 Award winners

NETHERLANDS: International not-for-profit organisation A Greener Festival (AGF) has announced the 35 recipients of its eponymous Awards for 2018. Festivals and events from 14 countries achieved the prestigious accolade in 2018, which is awarded to...

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...