Winners of the Hire Awards of Excellence announced

The winners of the Hire Awards of Excellence were announced on Saturday night (April 22, 2017) at an awards ceremony held within the Ballroom of the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane. Organised by...

AFO launches its 2017 conference

The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) has launched its annual conference, announcing that the event will take place from November 10-12, 2017, at Ettington Chase Conference Centre in...

Colston Hall to change name

Bristol Music Trust (BMT) has revealed that Colston Hall will change its name as part of the venue’s £48.8 million redevelopment programme. The new name for the venue will be the National Centre for Music...

Online event platform Bookarella to launch

Former Leeds Beckett University student, James Abbott, is set to launch Bookarella, an online platform that fully automates the process of organising and managing an event. Abbott, aged 28 and originally...

Leslie Chase joins 2Heads LA

Leslie Chase joins the brand experience agency, 2Heads LA, as vice president of client services, a key part of the agency’s management team in North America. She brings more than 15 years’ experience,...

We are Vista appoints new production manager

The communications agency, We are Vista, has appointed Kate Greenwood as production manager, as it continues to expand its exhibitions team. Greenwood was previously the operations and purchasing manager at...

WRG appoints new technical director

The live and experiential agency, WRG, has hired Dave Johnstone as technical director. The newly created role will provide a central point for WRG’s technical capabilities, enabling the continuous...

Somerset House to launch Embankment Galleries

  Somerset House, the event venue, is launching its largest and most exclusive indoor space this autumn, Embankment Galleries. Running the entire length of the South Wing and situated on two floors...

NRS appoints Material_UK

Nordoff Robbins Scotland (NRS) has engaged the creative communications agency, Material_UK, to support the charity in driving awareness of its work and to increase fundraising opportunities and targets to...

RPM adds to senior team

The independent creative agency, RPM, has announced two new additions to the senior team. Ruth Henderson is joining as a senior strategist, alongside Laurel Davis as head of creative...