Event Organiser Magazine - Issue 106 Print

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Event Organiser Magazine Issue 106NEWS
  • Eve, the supplier of temporary access systems, has acquired event and industrial mobile tower lighting supplier Brightlights

  • The organisers of the Kendal Calling music festival are being sued by the family of a crane driver who suffered an electric shock while setting up the 2010 event

  • The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) has included two recommendations for the events industry, in a general submission for consideration by John Penrose, MP, Minister for Tourism and other government and industry departments.

  • The Concerto Group has announced profit before tax and exceptional items of £475k for the year to 28 February 2011, after what Chairman Mike Kershaw calls “a recovery year”, with sales growing by 23.3% to £26.4 million.

  • An ancient Celtic festival’s future in Cornwall may now depend on financial help from local businesses after the withdrawal of funding by Cornwall Council.

EVENT CATERING
  • Food festivals continue to do extraordinarily well as events around the UK, as consumers continue to support local and regional produce.

OLYMPICS
  • Six out of eight permanent Olympic venues have had their future secured after the Olympic Park Legacy Company appointed operators for the Aquatics Centre, Multi-Use Arena and ArcelorMittal Orbit.

SECURITY
  • After being an integral part of four highly successful outdoor shows by teen heart-throbs JLS in 2010, AP Security was asked back by promoter Dave Suter of Beat Up Music to lend the company’s expertise to five more major shows.

Event Organiser Magazine is the official journal of TESA (The Event Services Association), the UK body representing event organisers and suppliers to the industry. The magazine is published five times a year and distributed to key names in the trade.