Organisers get opportunity to HIRO a sporting legend


A brand new talent platform launched this week designed to provide event organisers and companies with access to elite athletes for events, experiential marketing campaigns and corporate hospitality. HIRO connects businesses with sporting heroes through engaging experiences – experiences that the “talent” enjoy rather than the standard corporate after dinner speech or personal appearance. HIRO […]

Jack Morton deliver Candy Crush Soda Saga launches in London and NYC


Candy Crush Soda Saga, the new title in the Candy Crush franchise, was launched to media on the rivers and streets of London and New York.  At 6.30pm local time in each location, King Digital Entertainment effected a Candy Crush Soda Saga takeover of London’s Tower Bridge and New York’s Broadway.  Global brand experience agency […]

Prisoner training charity launches Clink Events


A charity that enables prisoners to train and gain recognised qualifications to aid rehabilitation has launched an event catering arm. The Clink Charity has launched Clink Events, which will serve food prepared by prisoners training in the restaurant kitchens at HMP High Down in Surrey and HMP Brixton in London. The opportunity to create canapés […]

Housing Partners appoints drp for exhibition programme


Drp’s exhibition division has revealed that it has added Housing Partners to its client roster. This will see drp exhibition provide creative, design and build services for its upcoming exhibitions. Drp delivered Housing Partners first stand in September – now the drp exhibition team will begin to look at Housing Partners’ full programme for 2015. […]

London Borough of Richmond: Event management and production


Budget: £400,000 Deadline: 12pm on January 1 Contact: Info:  The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames has issued a tender for event management and live production services as it seeks a suitable contractor to create an official fan zone site, possibly in Old Deer Park, Richmond. The fan zone will be in place from approximately […]

Sefton Council: Outdoor cinema events


Budget: N/A Deadline: 12pm on November 27 Contact: Info: Sefton Council is looking for a suitable supplier to provide outdoor cinema events commencing April 2015 for a one year period with two one year option extensions.

MacAskill performs loop the loop stunt to promote Microsoft’s Cortana


Microsoft and trial cyclist Danny MacAskill joined forces last night to perform the largest loop-the-loop challenge ever to be set on water. MacAskill rode round a five-metre loop on the Westminster Pier in front of the London Eye, illuminating Microsoft’s Cortana logo – a brand new virtual personal assistant offering from the computer giant. Cortana […]

WRG Live opens office in Basel


WRG has opened an office in Switzerland to offer dedicated on-the-ground support to some of Europe’s biggest healthcare companies. The new WRG base is located in Basel. The announcement follows significant growth in the WRG healthcare division, which has won many new clients over the past year. The company recently opened a US healthcare office in […]

Poken integrates iBeacon and NFC to create Super and Real-time Touch Points


Poken has added two new functionalities to its event technology. Designed to enable event organisers to offer visitors a wider choice of options for collecting digital content, Poken’s new Super and Real-Time Touch Points use both NFC and iBeacon technologies. The Super Touch Point is a digital sticker than enables event attendees to collect digital […]

Arena Group launch Arena Ice division


Arena Group has revealed a new division – Arena Ice. The announcement follows the company’s increase in rink builds by more than double from last year, with 25 rinks being installed across the UK in total this winter season. One of the first to open its doors, the Natural History Museum hosts one of London’s […]