Support Organisation Profile

Backup Tech

Backup Tech (The Technical Entertainment Charity) is the UK’s registered charity that provides financial support to industry technical professionals, crew/production personnel and people working in the technical supply chain across the UK entertainment industry including those from live events, theatre, TV and film. Medical Grants are tailored to an individual’s needs and can include essential living costs, medical related expenses, advice, re-training and travel. Hardship Grants are tailored to help people who find themselves in financial difficulty, with short-term financial support. Wellbeing Support initiatives: • 24hr Helpline • Grants for dedicated councillor sessions • AJ Bursary for freelancers to access a free Mental Health First Aider training course • Financial support for of the industry initiative to give freelances access to a free Addiction and Recovery Aware training workshop • A dedicated website wellbeing resource page of both industry and public wellbeing support services including helplines, group networks and industry assistance organisations

Regional Coverage:

East Midlands, East of England, London, North East, North West, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South East, South West, Wales, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber
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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.

Our Supporters
Drawn from across the seven core sectors the Power of Events (UK) supporters are committed to showcasing the UK Event Industry.
Our Partners
The Power of Events (UK) partners are collaborating to share research, data and insights for the benefit of the whole UK Events Industry.