New UK festival chooses Event Genius for end-to-end ticketing and payments.

Five year deal sees Event Genius as the sole ticketing, travel, access control and cashless payments partner to the new venture which will launch on the Raynham Estate, Norfolk in August 2022

How tech has played its part in festival safety.

The restrictions enforced during the COVID-19 pandemic hit the live events sector particularly hard, with the industry suffering a 90% decrease in revenues in 2020 according to the BVEP UK Events Report.


Vision Nine Offers Team Extra Week off to Recharge.

Like everyone in the live entertainment industries, the team at Vision Nine (Boardmasters, NASS) has worked extremely hard throughout a very challenging 18 months.  To...

We simply need to get together.

Festival Insights and Festival Awards join We Are The Fair, AIF and Access All Areas to create an event to gather, reflect and look to the future.

Vision: 2025 launch the 2021 Event Industry Green Survey

The annual Event Industry Green Survey is now live, launched by the Vision: 2025 industry climate action group in partnership with the Association of Festival Organisers’ (AFO) and the Association of Independent...

Vision: 2025 returns to The Showman’s Show for ‘Journey to Net Zero’ conference

The first Vision: 2025 conference for two years will take place in person at Newbury Showground, 20th October 2021. In the run up to COP26, the ‘Journey to Net...

Don’t use your hazard lights on events sites, your indicators are much more useful.

Back in 2012, th HazOff campaign was successful ful in reducing the seemingly pointless and potentially dangerous practice of using hazard lights whilst driving vehicles on event sites. After noticing the practice...

£800 million Reinsurance Scheme officially opens to help give live events cover to plan...

The UK Live Events Reinsurance Scheme will give events the confidence they need to plan through to summer 2022The Scheme will support live events across the country - such as concerts and...

Climate EQ Launches Carbon Literacy Course for Music Sector.

You’d obviously have to have had your head down an oil well to not get the message that we’re on the verge of climate catastrophe and urgent action is needed. Sure, there...

Artist Self Isolation Exemption re-introduced

Wrapped up in Friday’s easing of some travel restrictions, the Westminster Government announced that from this Wednesday, September 22, they will reinstate the performers and cultural professionals’ isolation exemption.