Event Photography Awards 2018 – New elements and entries open for 5th Anniversary competition 

Luis Tato’s epic photograph, “A Spanish Festival of Fire and Horses” won an unprecedented three categories in the 2017 awards: Cultural, People’s choice and Overall Winner. This compelling image, alight with vibrant orange and red hues captured the magic of...

Luis Tato’s epic photograph, “A Spanish Festival of Fire and Horses” won an unprecedented three categories in the 2017 awards: Cultural, People’s choice and Overall...

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Event Tech Awards – Best Use of Wireless Technology Winner QuickMobile 

Winner of the Best Use of Wireless Technology at Event Tech Awards 2017, event app vendor QuickMobile used custom-branded mobile event technology to aid manufacturing corporation John Deere in hosting an interactive and informative product exhibition attended by thousands of dealership representatives.

Winner of the Best Use of Wireless Technology at Event Tech Awards 2017, event app vendor QuickMobile used custom-branded mobile event technology to aid manufacturing corporation John...

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6 reasons Goomeo won the ‘Best Event App’ award at the Event Technology Awards 2017

On November 9, 2017, Goomeo was honoured with the ‘Best Event App’ Award at the Event Technology Awards. The submission that won this award was based on their work at MAPIC, a Reed MIDEM trade show. Here are 6 reasons...

On November 9, 2017, Goomeo was honoured with the ‘Best Event App’ Award at the Event Technology Awards. The submission that won this award was...

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Event planners to spend more on technology in 2018 

A survey of senior event planners attending ibtm world in Barcelona has said that they will be investing more in technology in 2018. The results of the survey by Event Tech Lab saw nearly 200 planners answering 3 important questions...

A survey of senior event planners attending ibtm world in Barcelona has said that they will be investing more in technology in 2018. The results...

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Evolution Dome’s inflatable walls wow delegates for Presentation Factor 

Evolution Dome returned to Hamburg last month to provide temporary break-out spaces for clients, Presentation Factor. Having previously installed a range of Panoramic pods for the same event in 2016, Presentation Factor were keen to keep things fresh and requested...

Evolution Dome returned to Hamburg last month to provide temporary break-out spaces for clients, Presentation Factor. Having previously installed a range of Panoramic pods for...

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Attendify launches Audiences, a data management platform to use attendee information to drive ROI 

Attendify has released Attendify Audiences, the first ever data management platform for the event industry. Attendify Audiences enables marketers who produce live events to turn their data into a powerful asset, leveraging it to personalise marketing campaigns and deliver positive event...

Attendify has released Attendify Audiences, the first ever data management platform for the event industry. Attendify Audiences enables marketers who produce live events to turn their...

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How event organisers benefit from zkipster’s online invitation tools

Market leading event check-in tech supplier zkipster has spoken to the Event Industry News about how major organisations have already changed their workflows since the successful expansion of its platform last year.  

Market leading event check-in tech supplier zkipster has spoken to the Event Industry News about how major organisations have already changed their workflows since the...

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Just two weeks to go before the Event Technology Awards 2017 

There’s only two weeks to go until the 5th annual Event Technology Awards, celebrating the dynamic diversity and inspired innovation within this unique sector. This year, the event returns to the beautiful art-deco surroundings of the award winning Troxy.

There’s only two weeks to go until the 5th annual Event Technology Awards, celebrating the dynamic diversity and inspired innovation within this unique sector. This...

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Boomset: A revolutionary event registration platform 

Boomset was the first to integrate an event registration platform directly with iOS and is now revolutionising the industry with a mobile SaaS software solution for world-class event management. It has quickly become the most coveted technology used at trade...

Boomset was the first to integrate an event registration platform directly with iOS and is now revolutionising the industry with a mobile SaaS software solution...

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Amsterdam Dance Event attracts record 395,000 visitors 

The 22nd edition of Amsterdam Dance Event was attended by a record number of 395,000 visitors. With 7,200 representatives of the worldwide electronic music industry attending the conference and people from over 90 countries, ADE has once again cemented its...

The 22nd edition of Amsterdam Dance Event was attended by a record number of 395,000 visitors. With 7,200 representatives of the worldwide electronic music industry...

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Future of event and hospitality technology on display at Cvent CONNECT Europe 

Conference brought together hundreds of meetings and events professionals to see and discuss the latest industry trends and best practices More than 400 meetings, events, and hospitality professionals from across Europe and the UK gathered at the inaugural Cvent CONNECT...

Conference brought together hundreds of meetings and events professionals to see and discuss the latest industry trends and best practices More than 400 meetings, events,...

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The uniquely hassle-free way to communicate with your event delegates 

Making sure your event delegates have all the information they need before, during and after an event can be a major hassle. And why would you want to manage a website and app through separate Content Managements Systems (CMS) and...

Making sure your event delegates have all the information they need before, during and after an event can be a major hassle. And why would...

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QuickMobile. One event app to do more than you can imagine 

In event apps, QuickMobile is undeniably a major player—the company introduced the first attendee-management event app in 2008. Today, QuickMobile creates custom-branded, single- and multi-event apps for event professionals across the field.  

In event apps, QuickMobile is undeniably a major player—the company introduced the first attendee-management event app in 2008. Today, QuickMobile creates custom-branded, single- and multi-event...

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The Event Apps of 2018 – Event Industry News

Apps are a fundamental part of our day to day lives. From checking the weather to booking hotels, doing your food shopping to updating social media, the little icons are ubiquitous with 21st century living.

Apps are a fundamental part of our day to day lives. From checking the weather to booking hotels, doing your food shopping to updating social...

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The importance of sustainability at events and how to maintain it 

Written by Gemma Downing – Account Director and Paul Weston – Health and Safety Manager at drp Most event professionals have a personal interest in the ways in which the environment may impact their events.

Written by Gemma Downing – Account Director and Paul Weston – Health and Safety Manager at drp Most event professionals have a personal interest in...

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Behind the scenes at Lowlands Festival 2017 

The 25th edition of Lowlands Festival saw some big changes compared to previous years. The Event Industry News film crew went behind the scenes to see how the organisers made sure this anniversary was a memorable edition.

The 25th edition of Lowlands Festival saw some big changes compared to previous years. The Event Industry News film crew went behind the scenes to...

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Showman’s Show Preview 2017 

The 2017 Showman’s Show preview is here! We know it’s a cliché, but the last year seems to have flown past, and once again we’ve reached the point where the outdoor events industry gears up for its annual get-together at...

The 2017 Showman’s Show preview is here! We know it’s a cliché, but the last year seems to have flown past, and once again we’ve...

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A fresh look at millennials in 2017 

Millennials are getting a bad rap at the moment. Published opinion seems to agree that the whole lot of them are selfie-obsessed, entitled, online addicted, and avocado toast munching Instagramaniacs. You don’t need a degree in sociology to understand that...

Millennials are getting a bad rap at the moment. Published opinion seems to agree that the whole lot of them are selfie-obsessed, entitled, online addicted,...

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How RFID is making ‘waves’ at events today

A discrete form of wearable technology, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is commonly used for tracking and access control, without imposing on a guest’s event experience. RFID functions through the use of radio waves that create communication between an RFID-enabled tag...

A discrete form of wearable technology, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is commonly used for tracking and access control, without imposing on a guest’s event experience....

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Event Technology in the age of Bitcoin 

The cryptocurrency has made headline news regularly in the past months, with multiple waves of radical enthusiasm, measured scepticism, and a lot of eager soul-searching on the part of a new generation who is inheriting a world dominated by fear-mongering,...

The cryptocurrency has made headline news regularly in the past months, with multiple waves of radical enthusiasm, measured scepticism, and a lot of eager soul-searching...

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Fabulous at 40 – PLASA Show celebrates successful return to West London 

The 40th anniversary of the PLASA Show saw its refocussed direction paying dividends, with an increase in visitor numbers, a sold-out show floor and a 25% increase in the number of audio companies exhibiting.

The 40th anniversary of the PLASA Show saw its refocussed direction paying dividends, with an increase in visitor numbers, a sold-out show floor and a...

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Guest Blog: 7 ways Apple’s latest updates could impact #EventProfs 

On September 12th Apple called their annual press conference in Cupertino, California. The event is always huge news for Apple fans and developers and is a chance for the tech giants to unveil their latest game-changing products. Ten years ago,...

On September 12th Apple called their annual press conference in Cupertino, California. The event is always huge news for Apple fans and developers and is...

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Podcast: Linking the physical and digital worlds to improve event safety and security 

This week’s Event Industry News podcast welcomed John Martinez, CEO of event technology supplier Shocklogic. Joining the podcast live from a world congress event in Vienna, Austria, John analysed the methods being used to link event technology with security and...

This week’s Event Industry News podcast welcomed John Martinez, CEO of event technology supplier Shocklogic. Joining the podcast live from a world congress event in...

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Tobacco Dock supports women in events 

Fast Forward 15 sets new intake underway Tobacco Dock hosted the first meeting of this year’s Fast Forward 15 events. The mentoring initiative, which encourages and inspires women in the events and hospitality sectors, provides applicants with the opportunity to...

Fast Forward 15 sets new intake underway Tobacco Dock hosted the first meeting of this year’s Fast Forward 15 events. The mentoring initiative, which encourages...

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How a custom stand can help you engage your most important audiences 

Freeman, the leading global provider of brand experiences, looks at the benefits of investing in a custom stand At Freeman we help our clients design, plan and deliver immersive experiences for their most important audiences, which increase engagement and drive...

Freeman, the leading global provider of brand experiences, looks at the benefits of investing in a custom stand At Freeman we help our clients design,...

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GAME OF THRONES®: THE TOURING EXHIBITION will kick off its worldwide tour in Barcelona, Spain

OPENING ON 28 OCTOBER 2017 AT THE MUSEU MARÍTIM DE BARCELONA FOR A LIMITED ENGAGEMENT Tickets available starting September 14, 2017 at www.gameofthronesexhibition.com On October 28, 2017, GAME OF THRONES: THE TOURING EXHIBITION will make its global debut at the historic...

OPENING ON 28 OCTOBER 2017 AT THE MUSEU MARÍTIM DE BARCELONA FOR A LIMITED ENGAGEMENT Tickets available starting September 14, 2017 at www.gameofthronesexhibition.com On October 28,...

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Fans at Crans get OMEGA experience 

As Europe’s best golfers descend on the Swiss town of Crans Montana for the Omega European Masters, headline sponsor Omega has enrolled the help of Provision Events to give visiting fans a bit more than beautiful scenery and fantastic golf.

As Europe’s best golfers descend on the Swiss town of Crans Montana for the Omega European Masters, headline sponsor Omega has enrolled the help of...

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New Utopium Tech at BBC’s Big Blue Tent for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 

The festival saw performances from comedians such as Frankie Boyle, Sarah Pascoe and Phil Wang, and was illuminated by Bristol-based lighting company Utopium, who this year utilised a number of new additions to their equipment list. Utopium has once again...

The festival saw performances from comedians such as Frankie Boyle, Sarah Pascoe and Phil Wang, and was illuminated by Bristol-based lighting company Utopium, who this...

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Senior leaders to gather at the inaugural Business of Events Leadership Forum 

Leaders in the business events sector will come together to discuss future market opportunities and challenges at a conference, supported by the Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) and VisitBritain. The Business of Events, held on the 3 November 2017...

Leaders in the business events sector will come together to discuss future market opportunities and challenges at a conference, supported by the Business Visits &...

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Great success for the first Refresh Festival 

Refresh Festival, the newest and most exciting outdoor health, fitness and wellbeing festival in the U.K was opened this weekend by the inspirational and motivational, double Olympic gold medalist Dame Kelly Holmes DBE. Held at Wellington Country Park, between Basingstoke...

Refresh Festival, the newest and most exciting outdoor health, fitness and wellbeing festival in the U.K was opened this weekend by the inspirational and motivational,...

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Addressing the impact of generational change on Scotland’s events industry 

David Coletto, CEO of leading Canadian public opinion and marketing research consultancy, Abacus Data, will deliver the keynote speech at the 2017 National Events Conference: Setting the Scene for 2025.

David Coletto, CEO of leading Canadian public opinion and marketing research consultancy, Abacus Data, will deliver the keynote speech at the 2017 National Events Conference: Setting...

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QMUL’s Great Hall to host Inaugural Academic Venue Awards 

The art deco Great Hall (www.qmgreathall.co.uk) within the iconic People’s Palace at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will play host to the inaugural 2017 Academic Venue Awards on 22nd November 2017. Academic venues are being nominated across 11 categories to...

The art deco Great Hall (www.qmgreathall.co.uk) within the iconic People’s Palace at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will play host to the inaugural 2017 Academic...

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Double decker bus launches ice-cream tour for Fuller’s Kitchen #FullersKitchen 

Promohire enjoyed working with agency The Fitting Room (formerly known as PR & Everything Inbetween) on their latest campaign for Fuller’s Kitchen. The brand was celebrating National Ice Cream day, and launched a double-decker ice cream themed bus called The...

Promohire enjoyed working with agency The Fitting Room (formerly known as PR & Everything Inbetween) on their latest campaign for Fuller’s Kitchen. The brand was...

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