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Jockey Club Racecourses targets events sector

The Jockey Club is targeting the meeting and events sector by launching Jockey Club Venues. An official launch will take place on February 29 that will Jockey Club Venues target corporate and agency buyers as...
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Altitude 360 to host New Balance during Olympics

New Balance will take over Altitude 360 for the entire Olympic Games period. Event management company Definitive Events will manage the footwear giant’s programme during this time. Kevin Tripp, senior...
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SXS Events appointed to 2012 Bayside Festival

Mainsail has appointed SXS Events to handle all technical production at Weymouth’s Bayside Festival, which will be situated along the town’s beachfront from July 27 until August 12. SXS has been...
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Tailor delivers wagamama’s 20th anniversary party

Wagamama celebrated its 20th anniversary last night with a 20 years of noodles and music event for all of its UK staff. The event took place at Ministry of Sound and was organised by The Tailor of...
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Consumers expect to be rewarded for Facebook interaction

A new study has found that a quarter of people only follow brands on Facebook to get something in exchange. The latest research from Mintel reveals that consumer motivation for engaging with brands online lies...
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IOEX launches Innovation Incubator

The International Outdoor Event Expo (IOEX) has launched an Innovation Incubator area at the show that will allow event organisers to watch a series of quick fire pitches from a range of product and service...
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New name and location for RIBEX

RIBEX has been renamed The Powerboat and RIB Show and will move to Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth following 13 years in Weymouth, Southampton and the Isle of Wight. Organiser, Hugo Montgomery-Swan hopes that the...
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Touch launched by industry heavyweights

Patrick Collins, Nick Bender, Colette Murphy and Mike Ford have launched Touch Associates. The new venture will be based in Leatherhead, Surrey, and offer venue finding, event management, event communications,...
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Extrema Outdoor announces changes

Dutch dance festival, Extrema Outdoor has changed its name to XO Live. The festival, in its 17th year, will take place on July 14 in Aquabest, near Eindhoven. Marcel Mingers, Extrema’s managing director,...
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Pleasure Gardens to host Bloc Weekender

Bloc has a new home for 2012. The London Pleasure Gardens will host the dance event from July 6-7 and will carry a 6am licence. Bloc will use a combination of custom-built stages and structures to deliver a...