The Meetings Show appoints new marketing manager


As part of the ongoing strategy to increase UK buyers at The Meetings Show 2015, Centaur Exhibitions has appointed Sam Chance as marketing manager. “Sam’s role is focused purely on the promotion and subsequent delivery of visitors and buyers, particularly from the UK, to the show next year,” comments Steve Knight, event director of The […]

Showstars provides crew for BBC Music Awards


On December 11, the music world united for the inaugural BBC Music Awards, a star-studded affair hosted by Chris Evans and Fearne Cotton, and broadcast live on BBC1 from London’s Earls Court. Boasting performances from some of the biggest UK and international artists, including Take That, Coldplay and One Direction, the event saw BBC 1, […]

QEII Centre appoints two new directors as it focuses on customer experience and growth


The QEII Centre will welcome two new directors early in 2015 in a team expansion and restructuring designed to deliver future growth and extend the reputation of the QEII Centre worldwide. Diane Waldron, currently head of marketing and events for the Honourable Artillery Company, will join the QEII Centre on January 5, 2015 as director […]

TRO appoints talent director


Experiential marketing agency TRO has appointed Nicky Morgan as talent director. The new position has been created following another exciting year for the agency – recently named 2014 Eventia Agency of the Year – which has seen growth amongst existing and new clients, and new offices opening up around the world. Morgan will be responsible […]

Basingstoke and Deane Council: Events programming


Budget: N/A Deadline: 12pm on February 6 Contact: Info: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is seeking proposals from suitably qualified and experienced personnel to devise and deliver an events programme in Top of the Town over a 12 month period from April 2015 to end March 2016. For full details, click here.

FFX Tool Show expands and moves to Kent Event Centre


Kent Event Centre has won the contract to host the FFX Tool Show in 2015. The event, taking place from February 27 until March 1 in the venue’s brand new Maidstone Exhibition Hall, is expected to attract more than10,000 visitors to its new home. The FFX Tool Show, organised and run by FFX, is a […]

The O2 appoints BDM to build corporate and business events portfolio


The O2 has announced the appointment of Becci Thomson as business development manager in the corporate sales and events team. Thomson joins the music and entertainment venue from Prince Philip House, part of the Harbour and Jones Events venue collection. Holding the position of sales and marketing manager, Thomson was instrumental in growing the business from […]

London’s Olympia launches sustainability reports service


Olympia London has issued sustainability reports for two UBM Live events, eCommerce Expo and Customer Contact Expo, as part of its brand new service for organisers. The service is designed to assist organisers in achieving their own sustainability targets and certification and forms Olympia London’s work in improving sustainability across the industry. The reports provided […]

Make/Believe exhibition to showcase best of theatre and set design


Nottingham Trent University is working with the Society of British Theatre Designers (SBTD) for Make/Believe, a major exhibition showcasing the work of more than 140 UK theatre industry designers completed during the past four years,. The exhibition, which runs from January 14-31, will be housed within the university’s Newton building and will include elements of […]

Renfrewshire Council: Event services framework


Budget: N/A Deadline: N/A Contact: Info: Renfrewshire Council has issued a prior information notice as it wishes to establish an event services framework agreement. The framework agreement aims to establish longer-term relationships with a reduced number of service providers. The council will require marquee hire, stage hire, screen hire, fireworks and pyrotechnics, site and […]