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Showman’s Show preview: Fresh moves

The Showman’s Show takes place at Newbury Showground from October 19-20. Stand Out met Jeremy and Johnny Lance, Lance Publications and show organisers, and talked new moves and renewed...
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Electric shock

The first ever EcoVelocity took place at Battersea Power Station. Stand Out met Giles Brown, event director, and talked reality not fantasy... Once a billowing coal-fired, electrical power station, Battersea...
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Eventia: Stay one step ahead

Do you have a creative core? Simon Hughes, vice chair of Eventia, and director of live events, COI, urges industry to get creative... One of the single biggest drivers of economic growth in these turbulent...
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Testing the waters

Simon Williams, head of 2012 operations, Weymouth Borough Council talks of the recent London Prepares test event... The London 2012 Sailing test event – the Weymouth and Portland International Regatta...
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Logical moves

The UK’s biggest logistical challenge is currently in full swing. In less than a year’s time, the world will descend upon the capital, bringing with it a raft of kit, equipment, home from home essentials...
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Jam and swede

Over 4,000 young people and adult volunteers from UK Scouts travelled to Sweden for the 22nd World Scout Jamboree. It was a task co-ordinated by Mike Parkes, UK contingent leader and Dorset Scouts county...
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Test of skill

Just how do you co-ordinate the moves of 1,000 participants and 150,000 visitors? Aidan Jones, chief executive, WorldSkills London 2011, discusses the upcoming skills event and competition that will see so...
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Spring awakening

Emap Connect has announced extensive plans for Spring Fair International 2012 and beyond. Stand Out met with the event’s director, Roz McGuinness, and Emap Connect’s head of marketing, Matt Bidwell, at...
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Sugar rush

A green boating lake upon Selfridges roof ensured a much-hyped launch into the UK market for Truvia... When was the last time you had an incredible idea, sold it into a client to find the client says...
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Nicky Upton: Can you buy time?

Short lead times are now the norm. But at what cost? Nicky Upton, head of corporate events, Southern Parks, explains... Is it just us or are lead times getting ridiculously short? And I’m talking one or...