Thorns Group awarded safety accreditation

Thorns Group, the nationwide events and exhibitions contractor, has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving health and safety in the workplace. Alcumus SafeContractor is a...

GL events to deliver The Open until 2020

GL events has extended a partnership with The R and A that will see the business deliver seating at The Open for the next four years. The partnership will see GL events construct grandstands at The 146th...

HorrorConUK to return to South Yorkshire

A horror convention will feature a selection of illustrious names from the horror genre when it returns to South Yorkshire next month. HorrorConUK 2017, which attracted more than 3,000 people last year, will...

Site Equip wins Event Industry Product of the Year award

Site Equip, the welfare and sanitation supplier, has won the prestigious award of Event Industry Product of the Year at the HAE EHA Hire Awards of Excellence for the Shabby Chic Toilet Trailer. The HAE EHA...

Live Nation takeover bid under investigation

An investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is being launched to examine the completed acquisition of LN-Gaiety Holding (Live Nation) of Isle of Wight Festival. The CMA has published its...

Winners of the Hire Awards of Excellence announced

The winners of the Hire Awards of Excellence were announced on Saturday night (April 22, 2017) at an awards ceremony held within the Ballroom of the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane. Organised by...

AFO launches its 2017 conference

The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) has launched its annual conference, announcing that the event will take place from November 10-12, 2017, at Ettington Chase Conference Centre in...

Colston Hall to change name

Bristol Music Trust (BMT) has revealed that Colston Hall will change its name as part of the venue’s £48.8 million redevelopment programme. The new name for the venue will be the National Centre for Music...

PinPointer acquires Maynineteen

PinPointer, the brand and experiential agency, has announced the acquisition of the experiential and live communications agency, Maynineteen. The acquisition brings together the insights into shopper...