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G4S expect to receive full payment for Olympic contract

G4S’ inability to deliver its contract to the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) was up for scrutiny yesterday, as the Home Affairs Committee met to establish the facts...
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Not-for-profit event organisers get dedicated exhibition

A brand new exhibition for not-for-profit events and conference professionals is to open at the Business Design Centre, London, September 25. Delegates are being encouraged to learn from the in-depth...
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Interactive Paralympic exhibition opened by Ottobock

Ottobock has created an interactive exhibition within the Olympic Park to celebrate Paralympic Sport and give the public a greater understanding of the Games and the technology athletes use to...
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Thousands cheer on Paralympic Flame celebrations

Thousands gathered in Aylesbury Town Centre last night to welcome the Paralympic torch and enjoy an evening of pyro, music, dance, fireworks and projection mapping in a free Paralympic Flame Celebration. The...
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Stand Out launches Temporary Structure Guide with MUTA

Stand Out magazine and MUTA have developed and launched a guide to temporary structures in order to aid event organisers in their search for unusual, new and also practical tents and structures. Over the last...
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G4S will make estimated £50m loss on Olympic contract

G4S has posted its half yearly results and says that it will make an estimated £50 million loss on its Olympic and Paralympic Games contract. Excluding its London 2012 contract, the security company has...
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800 athletes to take part in Our Greatest Team Parade

The Mayor of London, the British Olympic Association (BOA) and the British Paralympic Association (BPA) have released more details of the Our Greatest Team Parade, which will take place on Monday, September 10...
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Thames Festival plans revealed by organiser

The organisers of The Mayor's Thames Festival 2012 have released details of the event that is set to takes place on September 8 and 9 – 800,000 people are expected to descend on the banks of the Thames from...