Ambitious Vision for Sustainable Events

Festival Vision:2025 launches Crowdfunder, inviting everyone in the events industry to be part of an ambitious strategy toward a sustainable events industry, 11th June 2019. The Festival Vision:2025 crowdfunding campaign, launched by not-for-profit group Powerful Thinking, gives the whole live events industry the opportunity to work together and provide leadership around climate breakdown through the [...]

Independent festivals say no to single-use tents

Association of Independent Festivals calls on major retailers such as Argos and Tesco to stop marketing ‘festival tents’ as single-use items Consumer-facing campaign, launching on 8th May, will aim to inspire festival-goers to ‘Take Your Tent Home’ and ‘Say No To Single Use’  Organisers of more than 60 independent festivals across the UK have issued [...]

Showman’s Show announces strong re-book and robust plans for 2019

As always, the draw for visitors at The Showman’s Show is the variety, volume and quality of companies who exhibit each year. 2019’s exhibition, held at Newbury Showground, 16th and 17th October, looks set to live up to visitor expectations with more than 150 exhibitors already confirmed, an increase of 15% on the same time [...]