Sign and Digital UK 2015 to grow by 20 per cent


Faversham House has revealed that Sign and Digital UK is expanding its floor plan by one fifth following increasing exhibitor demand. The trade exhibition for wide format digital printing, sign making and display solution industries opens its doors to visitors from March 24 to 26, 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham. With bookings up and the […]

Media 1 Productions expands with new US office


After three years sustained growth, international conference and event producer Media 1 Productions has expanded its operations with the opening of a US office in Tucson, Arizona, which will be managed by executive vice president Dave Cole (pictured). Cole is an AV and conference specialist with more than 20 years’ experience in AV equipment supply […]

MCM London Comic Con attendance tops 110,000


Europe’s biggest comic convention continued to shatter attendance records as last weekend’s MCM London Comic Con welcomed more than 110,000 sci-fi, comic book, videogame and anime fans to the bi-annual London event at ExCel. In total, 110,197 people walked through the doors compared to 101,600 at the last show in May and 88,000 in October […]

Sunbaba reveals 3D graphic capabilities


Branding specialist Sunbaba is set to shake-up product launches, conferences and exhibition stands with a new 3D graphic. Designed on display polyester and polyester voile, the system fuses Sunbaba’s tension fabric frame with LED colour-changing light battens. Unveiled at the Showman’s Show, where it won the company the Best Stand award, the initiative captivated all-comers, […]

Global Gathering to take break in 2015


The organiser of Global Gathering has announced that the festival will take a break in 2015. The organising team has said that the electronic dance music festival, which takes place at Long Marston Airfield, Stratford upon Avon, will not go ahead “in order for all elements of the show to be reviewed”. A statement read: […]

Bingley Music Live: Booker (short deadline)


Budget: N/A Deadline: 12pm on October 29 Contact: Info: Bradford Metropolitan District Council is seeking a booker for Bingley Music Live festival. For more details, click here.

Former leader of the Red Arrows joins Event Buyers Live speaker programme


Event Buyers Live (EBL) has added a second speaker to its dedicated educational programme. Former leader of the Red Arrows, Jas Hawker will address delegates and discuss operational excellence. Hawker, operations director at Mission Excellence, which specialises in operational execution, will provide EBL delegates with a unique insight into how they can adapt approaches used […]

Thorns Group announces restructure


Thorns Group, supplier of equipment, services and expertise to the events, exhibitions and conference sectors, confirmed that it will be restructuring it’s executive team, to prepare for the next phase of growth of the company. Clair Whitecross has become managing director of the group’s Birmingham and Manchester branches, plus head of marketing and contract caterers. […]

UK Event Awards reveal shortlist


The Drum, organiser of the UK Event Awards, has revealed the shortlist for the annual event. Taking place at the London Marriott Grosvenor Square on Friday, November 28, the UK Event Awards are supported by Stand Out magazine, Blitz Communications, EFX Awards, etc Venues and JLA. ExCeL London, Visit Cornwall, Welcome to Yorkshire and Eventbrite […]

Event Production Show introduces speed networking for landowners and organisers


Venues and landowners looking to utilise their spaces in new ways will have the opportunity to introduce themselves in a speed networking event at the 2015 Event Production Show. Hosted on the National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA) Pavilion on the show floor, the speed networking event will take place on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Festival […]