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Opportunity knocks

The recently launched Britain for Events campaign has put industry on the political agenda. Nick de Bois, chair, All Party Parliamentary Group for Events, launched the movement. Stand Out met the Conservative...
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New recruit for Access

Access Displays has appointed Paul Hughes as internal sales manager. Hughes joins the Access team from freight forwarding giants, D.B.Schenker, where he headed up new business development for the contract...
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TRO opens new offices

TRO has opened offices in China and Australia. The creation of the new Australian office follows a merger with existing local agency, Retail Engine, which was previously part of TRO’s parent group, CPM. ...
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Two thirds of councils have no Jubilee plans

Research by campaign group Republic has revealed that nearly two thirds of councils in England have no firm plans to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012. More than 250 local authorities responded to a...
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Pride House to be first at Summer Games

Clapham Common will play host to Pride House, and will welcome an estimated 250,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) visitors from July 26. For 17 days, Pride House will host a number of concerts...
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Tourism minister to attend Confex

John Penrose MP, Minister for Tourism, will attend the opening day of International Confex and the International Outdoor Events Exhibition (IOEX) following the collective efforts of the Britain for Events...
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Visionary moves

Arena Group has launched Arcus. Stand Out headed to Bree, Belgium, to discover more about the upscale temporary structure and its new features Grahame Muir holds a pair of binoculars. He has not taken up bird...
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SO Group creates new live division

SO Group has launched SO Live, a dedicated division that will target events outside of the typical exhibitions. A new creative team within SO Live will work with clients to deliver live marketing solutions in...
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Eve expands portfolio with new acquisition

Eve has bought mobile tower lighting supplier Brightlights. The latest acquisition by Eve will see the integration of Brightlights into the company’s UK wide operation and extend its service and product...
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Big Ben first for NYE fireworks

Big Ben was the star of the show at the Mayor of London’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Display. The London landmark took centre stage as a number of effects were fired from the Great Clock Tower – the...