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Event & Festival Management News from the Association of Festival Organisers.

From Glastonbury to Ibiza

The 50th festival would have been a blistering good event with lots of very special plans in place. But it wasn’t to be thanx to this …….. virus....
Published on: 20th March 2020

When the Queen dies!

How will all this affect the events industry?...
Published on: 28th February 2020

Festival and Events Survey - RMS

Festival and Events Survey - RMS...
Published on: 16th January 2020

Festival Supplier Awards

Festival Supplier Awards...
Published on: 2nd October 2019

WI-FI - Just before the festival….

WI-FI - Just before the festival…....
Published on: 13th August 2019

Ambitious Vision for Sustainable Events

Ambitious Vision for Sustainable Events...
Published on: 10th June 2019

New process for artists and sportspeople entering from Ireland

New process for artists and sportspeople entering from Ireland...
Published on: 6th March 2019


Published on: 5th March 2019

Drones over your festival crowd!

Drones over your festival crowd!...
Published on: 29th January 2019

The Event Industry Board Talent Taskforce Survey

The Event Industry Board Talent Taskforce Survey...
Published on: 4th January 2019

Event Buyers Live 2019

Event Buyers Live 2019...
Published on: 13th December 2018

Stage and Structure Hire from Wild Rumpus

Stage and Structure hire...
Published on: 29th November 2018

Top 5 things not to miss at Festout 2018

26th & 27th September 2018, Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey...
Published on: 25th September 2018

Time to get passionate with Nick Morgan at Festout

Next week (Sept 26th/ 27th) the movers and shakers of the outdoor events and festival sector will be found in Sandown Park Racecourse at Festout....
Published on: 20th September 2018

Festival Vision 2025

The Vision:2025annual conference looks to increase the momentum of festival industry communities working together to create more sustainable events at The Showman’s Show, October 17th2018....
Published on: 3rd September 2018

30 Under Thirty

The EN 30/30 returns for its 4th outing, to recognise excellence in the next generation of exhibition professionals....
Published on: 4th July 2018


The organiser of Event Buyers Live is once again saying “hey” to Heythrop Park, Oxfordshire, and is delighted to reveal the venue as the location for the 2019 event....
Published on: 27th June 2018

After 3 years of negotiation…. The new PRS tariff!!

AFO members and others will know from previous statements, PRS and AFO along with several other Live music promoters and associations have been discussing the Performing Right Society’s demand to increase the % rate of the...
Published on: 16th May 2018

Secondary ticketing sites pledge overhaul

Following CMA enforcement action, 3 major secondary ticketing websites have pledged a number of changes to the way information is provided to customers....
Published on: 3rd May 2018

UK Festivals Get Smart with Power and Travel

A major shift in the way UK festivals approached energy management and travel planning in 2017 has been revealed in the annual Festival & Events Industry Green Survey....
Published on: 19th March 2018

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