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Licence to wow

New festival WOW Fest received over 130 objections to its premises licence application. But it didn’t stop its organisers from being granted a three-year licence to organise the event on the Isle of...
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Identity crisis

Location, personal space and emotions can have a major impact on an individual’s behaviour... Henri Tajfel’s theory on social identity proposes that the groups people belong to are an important source...
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Meeting of minds

Come rain or shine, and hail, organisers came out in support of The Showman’s Show, visiting Newbury Showground for two days in search of new ideas, new products and new acquaintances... I am standing...
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Special measures

How do you plan to “wow” your guests at your next event? Stand Out asks event professionals for their hints and tips... What’s the difference between a finishing touch and the “wow” factor?...
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On the right track

Fancy yourself as the next Jenson Button? Try your hand at go-karting and release the inner competitor in you... Doing it at speed with your bum just two inches off the ground and in competition with your...
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Smart moves

Is there still a place for “old-school” team building techniques or does today’s audience demand an alternative approach? There are many team building theories that have circulated the corporate world...
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Open to ideas

A celebration of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales influenced the proceedings at the recent WorldSkills London 2011 opening ceremony... Every two years, the very best brains in over 46 disciplines...
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Ball skills

The star-studded BT British Olympic Ball raised money and support for Team GB, 42 weeks before the London 2012 opening ceremony... It’s nice to get out of my jogging bottoms and dress up for an event, says...
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Visitor driven

Belgium’s F1 Grand Prix saw 150,000 visitors walk through the doors at Spa. Zetes provided an RFID solution to help manage the vast number of Formula One fans... The Formula 1 Grand Prix in Belgium took...
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At your disposal

On September 28, new waste regulations come into play... Stand Out looks at waste management policies and how best you can manage waste... When it comes to recycling waste at events the UK is behind...