Stand Out to celebrate season with Showman’s Show drinks reception


Events professionals are once again being invited to join the Stand Out magazine team at The Showman’s Show this year for an evening drinks reception to celebrate the end of a long and successful summer season. Friends of Stand Out magazine are invited to join the team on October 22 at 5.30pm as a thank […]

Cork City Council: Creative and event production


Budget: N/A Deadline: 12pm on September 22 Contact: Full information can be found here Info: Cork City Council is seeking tenders for a creative team to develop a site specific outdoor Christmas production at Bishop Lucey Park, Grand Parade, Cork. The tender will include development of the concept and design, as well as implementation and […]

Concerto Group launches Hallé St. Peter’s events space


Last night saw the launch of the Concerto Group’s brand new event space, Hallé St. Peter’s. Situated in the centre of Manchester, at the heart of the resurgent area of Ancoats, Hallé St. Peter’s is a historic venue for corporate and private events. Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception with canapés provided by the venue’s caterer […]

BBC awards Berry Marquees with two-year contract


Berry Marquees has revealed a new two-year contract with the BBC providing back of house, VIP areas and green room spaces for some of its most exciting shows including Strictly Come Dancing, Children in Need and Tumble. “We are really thrilled to have been awarded this prestigious contract,” said Simon Sinclair, managing director of the […]

Make Events expands offer and reveals three new recruits


Cheshire-based events company, Make Events has expanded its team, moved to larger premises in Stanley Green near Wilmslow and has added to its offering by providing print and design services for events. Abby Melling has joined the team as full time events co-ordinator, Claire Spieler has joined as part-time event designer and MMU student Laura […]

Glasto team to discuss lightning strike at Showman’s Show


Members of Glastonbury’s health and safety and production teams will discuss the festival’s famous lightning show stop at next month’s Showman’s Show. Visitors to the outdoor events show, which takes place at Newbury Showground on October 22 and 23, will be able to hear from Tim Roberts, director of The Event Safety Shop, and Dick […]

Concerto Group posts triple digit growth and appoints MD for Create


The Concerto Group has announced a 123 per cent increase in profit before tax and a 68  per cent uplift in group operating profit.  Profit after tax rose by 74 per cent, and earnings before tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased by 46 per cent. The profit before tax increase saw an uplift from £369,000 […]

Big Chip Awards: Event management and production (short deadline)


Budget: £15,000 Deadline: 5pm on September 12 Contact: Info: Manchester Digital and the Big Chip Awards steering committee are inviting tenders from event management and production companies for the 2015 Big Chip Awards. The Big Chip Awards celebrate the very best digital talent that the North of England has to offer and are run by […]

Edible Garden Show organiser launches Good Life Live


Grow your own event – The Edible Garden Show – is set to return to London’s Alexandra Palace next spring alongside a  new lifestyle event called Good Life Live. Visitors will get two shows for the price of one with The Edible Garden Show introducing new features and attractions to its popular “plot to plate” […]

Electric Run to return to Wembley Park in 2015


GE Sports has been tasked with delivering the second edition of Electric Run, which has confirmed its return to Wembley Park in 2015. Following a huge success in April with over 15,000 participants at Wembley, Electric Run UK will return on May 2. Electric Run is a night time 5k run/walk/dance experience, where participants are an integrated part […]