In a bid to accelerate growth and forge an events powerhouse out of London, UBM has acquired neighbouring trade show business Allworld Exhibitions for almost half a billion dollars to scale in Asia.
Determined to transform the live event industry, Vibe Tickets is a service that provides a social and ethical solution for Brits looking to attend events, building a fun-loving community of people who want to buy and resell tickets – without getting conned by resellers.
Bringing together suppliers such as five-star hotels and remote farmers is a tough task for events business Chillisauce, which is why founder and CEO James Baddiley is investing in technology and digital tools to make the process smoother and customer experience more memorable.
Emily Rawson got her first taste of DJing as a teenager, dabbling with her friend’s set of decks, which prompted her to get her own set. That £150 investment has grown into flourishing nightlife operation Supa Dupa Fly, and Rawson is about to launch the brand’s debut music festival – skipping the UK scene for sunny Santorini.
The UK’s most established and respected recognition of SME and entrepreneurial success.
Founded by Edward Poland and Will Swannell, Hire Space is taking the collaborative consumption movement, made popular by poster child Airbnb, and applying it to the unique space of venue rental. It's won a place in our 2016 Everline Future 50.
Our quest to find the nation’s best examples of companies thinking digitally and adopting new technologies bring us to Chillisauce – a business which has achieved remarkable growth since founding at the turn of the millennium.
Rockpool Digital UK MD Susie McFarland has explored the future of events and the role mobility has to play in them with a five-point breakdown.
It's December, which means it's officially Christmas party season. As such, Eventbrite has found that British businesses will spend almost £1bn on festive corporate bashes, but the amount per employee varies greatly based on the region.
The most important ingredients for event planning are passion and creativity. It is also important that you follow tried and tested processes, but once you employ those then the only limitation is time.
The corporate event can often be met with mixed reactions from employees. While some love the opportunity to have a meal and a few drinks on their employer, others are often apprehensive at the thought of awkward conversations with senior managers and “forced fun” as they’re expected to join in embarrassing games and events.
Gone are the days where successful retailers can be one dimensional. In order to compete, they need to have a multi-dimensional strategy with online, offline and interactive.