The International AGF Awards are the annual awards presented by sustainability pioneers A Greener Future, given across 9 important sustainability categories, including power, water, food and travel, and the top accolade of the International Greener Festival Award 2024. The ceremony will be held on 27th February during the Green Events & Innovations Conference at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London. Finalists are selected from all AGF certified Greener Events, Greener Festivals and Greener Arenas over the last year, with top scores across key sustainability criteria. Applicants undergo a detailed assessment, site visits, and analysis by AGF auditors. To be eligible to enter the awards it is necessary to apply for certification and provide evidence such as fuel or electricity and water usage, waste transfer notes, transport measurements, material traceability, and survey data and undergo a site visit from AGF Assessors. Additionally, green innovations from festivals and events have been selected and […]
The Green Events & Innovations Conference is the UK’s foremost conference for sustainability at live events and takes place in London on Tuesday 27th February, 2024 Celebrating its 16th year GEI is the leading conference for sustainability at live events. Our inspirational speakers from across the live event industry and from across the world, will inform, and entertain you, and our jam packed GEI16 agenda will provide a most entertaining, informative, and inspiring day. Sessions cover transport, energy, food, equality, inclusivity and climate justice, design & materials usage for circularity, and much more. GEI is a partnership between not-for-profit sustainability specialists A Greener Future (AGF) and the International Live Music Conference (ILMC) which is the world’s leading platform for the touring and festival sectors.
The Green Events & Innovations Conference (GEI16), is the leading conference for sustainability in the events sector. GEI Brings together inspirational speakers from the live sector from all across the globe, with compelling discussions and cutting-edge solutions for a greener live sector. A jam-packed programme will delve into the challenges of delivering green global events with discussion topics featuring transport, energy, food, equality, inclusivity & climate justice, and set design & materials usage for circularity, and more. Delegates are treated to a 5* vegan lunch, the International AGF Awards and networking drinks reception. Taking place on 27 February 2024 at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. Speakers for the 16th edition include; Blaine Harrison (Mystery Jets), Dale Vince (Ecotricity/Forest Green Rovers), Louis VI (artist/ filmmaker), Tori Tsui (climate activist/co-founder Bad Activist Collective), Sam Lee (Mercury Music Prize nominee), Farah Ahmed (Julie’s Bicycle), John Robb (Louder than War/The Membranes), Luke Howell […]
Where the events industry meets For 40 years Confex has delivered ideas, inspiration and a meeting ground for the events industry. Over that period, the events landscape has changed beyond recognition and International Confex has evolved with it, from ground-breaking technology, crazy feature builders, wow factor venues, standout destinations to a vivid showcase of all the elements that make events great. Join the #confexcrew and get everything you need to create team building activities, creative finishing touches, and every year, regardless of pandemics, weather, industrial action or acts of God, the largest single gathering of UK event organisers in one room.
Dedicated to the live event industry, EPS is the longest-running event designed for all event professionals involved in running outdoor and live events; including festivals, sport, corporate and brand experiences, local authority events and stadium/arena tours. The Event Production Show helps solve the issues that affect all types of events across the globe including sustainability, crowd management and safety, creativity and attendee experience, the supply chain, diversity and technology and every other challenge that promoters and organisers face everyday. You will discover, learn and meet more people here in two days than you can in months of research and calls from your place of work!
The Access All Areas (AAA) 30under30 programme is designed to celebrate the young, exceptionally talented individuals in the outdoor and live events industry; showcasing their achievements and rewarding their passion, creativity and hard work that suggests they are poised to be the leaders of tomorrow. Every year since its launch in 2018, we unveil a list of 30 event professionals under the age of 30 who we believe will pave the way to success in our industry.
First launched in 2012, the Event Production Awards (EPAs) is an annual celebration that recognises the teams and individuals behind the successful delivery of live events during the past 12 months. The largest celebration of its kind, the EPAs attract more than 400 live event professionals from across the UK’s most prolific production agencies, promoters and suppliers. It’s an unmissable opportunity to celebrate the amazing work done in the sector. The Event Production Awards will take place on 28 February at the O2 Indigo.
Hear from professionals with experience across sound design, editing, camera operation and post-production, about what their roles involves, how they got into them and how you can upskill yourself to break into the industry. Plus, we'll screen some award-winning film to give you a sense of what kind of films you could be part of making with a career in brand film. This event is being run in support of Bring the Drama Festival: Careers Behind the Scenes with the BBC. Please note: This event is specifically for young people looking to get into the creative sectors.
Futures Forum is a platform for the next generation of live music industry leaders to forge relationships and exchange ideas. Throughout the year, Futures Forum keeps this international community connected via exclusive events and essential content, which culminate in the annual flagship gathering. Launched in 2019, the one-day discussion and networking event is held in London each spring, on the final day of its renowned parent event, the International Live Music Conference (ILMC). The collision of the two events brings together the people that currently define the business with the emerging execs who are driving its evolution.
The Conference News Agency Awards (CNAAs) celebrate the UK's most influential and prolific event agencies, recognising excellence, innovation and outstanding achievements over the past 12 months. One of the most highly anticipated events in the conference and meetings industry, over 450 event professionals from around the UK attend the ceremony every year.
The NEC Group's Event Week Live programme gives local students from Birmingham City University and Coventry University a taster of the live events industry, visiting the NEC campus for an entire week, receiving talks, advice and guidance from a variety of leaders from the business. It gives students an insight into the real workings of an industry leading live events business, during one of the UK's most high-profile exhibitions, Crufts. It also includes visiting back of house to see the different and varied roles available within the events industry, as well as a trip to NEC sister venues, Resorts World Arena and Vox Conference Venue, which also feature on campus.
IFEX is Northern Ireland’s PREMIER showcase of the latest food & drink products, catering equipment, interiors, technology and services to the food, retail and hospitality industries. IFEX saw thousands of visitors from the foodservice, hospitality, catering and retail sectors, descend on the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, bringing together some of the most exciting businesses in the industry right now. With exhibitors reporting that substantial business was done and overwhelming positive feedback from visitors and exhibitors alike, IFEX 2022 really did serve up a show that will benefit all of those involved in the months and years ahead. A one stop shop for discovering some of the BEST products & services that Northern Ireland & Ireland has to offer.
Event Industry News will be launching the fifth edition of the Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide to a panel of thought-leaders, open the discussion around sustainability and take questions from guests. The renowned BMA House will be hosting the eco-friendly breakfast briefing on 6th March 2024, showcasing all the venue has to offer as well as treating you to a delicious sustainable breakfast from their catering partner, CH&CO. The event is open exclusively to event organisers, brands and agencies who are focussed on making their future events sustainable. Free to attend, a great networking opportunity and chance to learn valuable insight from thought leaders in this field.
Layout rooms and rack planning updates in Vectorworks 2024 open new planning and design possibilities for your A/V workflows. This webinar, hosted by Jesse Cogdell, European entertainment product specialist, will explore how your new workflow will function, and how you can leverage the latest features in ConnectCAD in Vectorworks 2024. Discover how ConnectCAD offers a more consistent workflow for your rack and panel planning. Understand the improvements to 3D rack support and how 3D layouts make planning multi-floor projects easier. Learn about new equipment rack options and the Equipment Item tool.
The final Inspirational Venue Roadshow of our 2023/2024 will take place at the 5* Matfen Hall. Set in over 300 acres of unique parkland and boasting an impressive history dating back to the 17th century, Matfen Hall is rich in heritage, atmosphere and space. The Matfen Hall estate provides a 5 star unequalled paradise to stay, meet, spa and golf in, nestled away in the heart of historic Northumberland. With 65 bedrooms, five dining areas to eat and drink in, The Retreat at Matfen Hall to relax in, and a championship golf course to enjoy, there is the opportunity to indulge each one of your senses during your stay. Whether you wish to inspire your team or host a conference in unequalled surroundings, the hotel’s range of Corporate packages provide you with every option to set the right tone for your event. Boasting a selection of venues, this magnificent country […]
20/20 Club hosts various B2B speed networking events in a calendar year, each uniquely headlined with a different event theme which consequently brings together like-minded individuals from both sides of the buyer-supplier fence. All buyers and suppliers are targeted and qualified to ensure they fit in with the specific 20/20 event and its theme (eg: 20/20 ‘Christmas Parties’). Many multi-faceted suppliers choose to invest in securing table stands at a selection of 20/20 Club events because of the comparative cost and many different buyers that they’ll meet.
Widely regarded as 'The Oscars' of the global exhibition industry, the EN Awards return in 2024! If you haven't managed to get yourself along to one of our editions yet, why not? The EN Awards is a one-night celebration; highlighting and embodying the spirit and talent within our tightly knit organiser community. In typical EN fashion, the awards this year won't be your bog standard corporate awards event... we're always keen to bring a whole host of activities, entertainment, and competitions to run throughout the evening. Join us for an unforgettable evening at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on 28 March, 2024, as we honour and showcase the pinnacle achievements of exhibition organisers, teams, suppliers, and individuals. Secure your space at our flagship awards and be a part of these serious awards, seriously celebrated!
CHS Leeds is the North of England’s ONLY show for event professionals. Join colleagues from across the UK to meet hundreds of destinations, hotels, venues and event suppliers, plus hear from industry-leaders at our education stage. CHS Leeds has everything you need to keep your finger on the pulse of the events industry, all in one-focused day. Be A Part Of It
The event industry’s reliance on data to help it plan for the future, increase its resilience, manage risk and justify investment decisions, is growing year on year.
The engagement and access that The Power of Events (UK) has across all 7 sectors of the industry, enables data gathering and in-depth research projects to be delivered confidently and consistently. This will be primarily facilitated through the new insight app to be launched on 28th Sep 2023.
By bringing the industry and university partners together, research projects will be designed to deliver real benefits to the industry in terms of trend analysis, insights and performance improvements.