Is a robotic revolution on the horizon?

Jenny was an extremely busy event professional working at the corporate HQ of a finance firm in the city.  As a time-poor and fatigued...

Event R.O.Whatever

By Matt Coyne, Technology Engagement Architect at GES EMEA Everyone has an opinion. In our industry one of the most talked about subjects today is...

Art of persistence

‘Gifts of the west winds, dark and deep, in secret sunset, places creep’, Wire start their 2017 concert campaign, at Reading’s Sub89, with Boiling...

Acronyms and more at SXSW… From escape experiences to branded bars and AI

It’s that time of year again — SXSW has taken over the city of Austin, Texas for 10 days of keynotes, panels, product launches,...

Guest blog: How has technology changed? Is it for the better?

Written by Matt Franks – Director of Events at drp As we’re all aware, we live our lives with technology all around us, and the...

Guest blog: Why organizations are increasingly moving to virtual trade shows

Virtual Trade Shows are quickly gaining popularity among exhibitors and event marketing professionals due to their relatively low cost and high rate of return....

The Blurring of B-to-B and B-to-C Lines at Mobile World Congress

A strategic and creative analysis of the mega mobile event Written by: Simon Boniface, Creative Director, FreemanXP and Emily Shaw, Strategy Director, FreemanXP  Walking into Mobile...

Guest Blog: Mobile Marketing Tips from #MWC17

After supporting over 500 shows over the last five years, MWC 2017 certainly ranks as one of the biggest trade show events I have...

Exhibition Trolls

I am a troll. I troll loads of different people and companies about a whole load of different things. In the last month, I have trolled...

What to do if you get injured at a public event

Almost everyone has been to a public event at some time or another in their lifetimes. Whether it’s free or ticketed, events take place...

Taking a Stand: Should standing return to British Football Stadiums?

In late 2016, the 20 clubs of the Premier League held talks discussing the possibility of bringing back standing sections to football stadiums. This...

5 of Spain’s best Festivals in 2017

Spain is definitely the land of spectacular and interesting festivals. All over Spain all year round there are numerous festivals and celebrations in many...

Parry Malm Interview; Talking AI and Exhibitions

The 1-2-1 series by Event Industry News interviews influencers, leaders and champions within the UK exhibition market. We ask them to deconstruct their views...

Guest Blog: How to connect with an audience when you speak

When giving a speech or presentation we are essentially tasked with communicating information. One of the best ways to do this is by building rapport;...

Behind the Festival Industry with XLIVE CEO Waco Hoover

INTRODUCTION Imagine you had to put on an event for the event world. Yeah... sit on that one for a moment. Every one of the...

How to immersify your events

In the past five years, the UK has seen a boom in immersive escapades. From the cinematic to the big budget; combining dining, or...

The Future of Festival Production with BWG Co-Founder Leo Nitzberg

INTRODUCTION Part of the problem with interviewing people at the top of their game, is that it get's harder and harder to make them sound...

8 essential tips to help with the unglamorous side of event organisation

Britain as a nation loves a good event. From Wimbledon to the Chelsea Flower Show, veteran car rallies to the London Marathon, country fairs...

Tis the season to visit the top 5 UK Christmas markets

Christmas markets are a continental European tradition that add an extra sparkle to the festive period. But why head across the Channel when you...

6 wacky winter festivals from around the world

Dakota Murphey is an independent writer for Arabian Tents, and has visited 4 of the 6 festivals below! Mevlana Whirling Dervishes – Konya, Turkey A...

Event Operations with Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Garrett Carter

INTRODUCTION I've always found racing a crazy experience to see in person. I grew up selling ice cream to fans and pit crews at the...

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