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Stewarding & Security (SIA) News

Stewarding & Security (SIA) News from the Association of Festival Organisers.

Open Air Business Gathering 2020

Meet fellow organisers, network, chat to suppliers and take home various knowledge to apply to your events this year....
Published on: 5th March 2020

Security Industry Authority (SIA) Update

SIA Update...
Published on: 5th February 2020

Calling All Unwanted Lanyards!

Unwanted Lanyards...
Published on: 20th November 2019

Festival Fever

Festival Fever...
Published on: 10th June 2019


Published on: 5th March 2019

Top 5 things not to miss at Festout 2018

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

Festival and Outdoor Show announces stellar line up for event safety panels

Festout is a two day exhibition focusing on the festival and outdoor events market. The show covers the vast spectrum of events including but not limited to festivals, sport, culture, airshows, fayres, community and public e...
Published on: 20th September 2018

SIA Update

This month, you can read about the new partnership we’ve sealed with HMRC to tackle incidents of tax fraud in the private security industry. In other SIA news, we have written a blog reflecting on our Manchester open day....
Published on: 31st July 2018

Rock City Stage Crew

Rock City Stage Crew were Energy Revolution’s star supplier member in 2017, balancing their fossil fuel travel miles to eight UK festivals through direct investment in clean renewable energy. In total they balanced 30,796 l...
Published on: 24th April 2018

Event Counter Terrorism Risk Managers Course

Member offer. The cost of course the First Event Counter Terrorism Course being offered to NOEA Members is (a one time) £950.00 (Normally£ 1950)....
Published on: 13th February 2018

£30,000 of festival takings stolen - please be vigilant

We were sad to hear that WellowFest in Nottinghamshire has been targeted by thieves. Do take time to review your money handling policy and remind your festival team to be alert and vigilant....
Published on: 7th August 2017

Home Office advice for those that operate crowded places

Please see below links to updated advice from the Home Office which may be of interest....
Published on: 7th August 2017

Event and festival organisers asked to be vigilant regarding cloned SIA licenses

The following information is sent to event and festival organisers, event security providers and related associations to mitigate the risk caused by unlicensed staff. The SIA is investigating event security provider LS Armou...
Published on: 14th July 2017

National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) advice for events

After the terrible events at Manchester Arena some weeks ago and the recent attack on London Bridge, we have received a number of pieces of advice from a variety of organisations. The most comprehensive of which has now arri...
Published on: 12th June 2017

Manchester attack

Our sincere condolences to the victims and their families and best wishes for recovery to those injured in Manchester. ​The whole events industry is in shock and immediate events this weekend (May Bank Holiday) are obvio...
Published on: 26th May 2017

Terrorism Threat Level Raised

Following the attack in Manchester this week, the Security Industry Authority have released the following statement: The independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) has raised the threat level for international terr...
Published on: 25th May 2017

Event information required after Westminster Terrorist Attack

NOEA has released the following statement after the attack in Westminster on Wednesday: For those of you who haven’t heard of the TIER Group, it is the Tourism Industry Emergency Response Group co-ordinated by VisitBrita...
Published on: 24th March 2017

Winners of the Event Production Awards 2017

The live and outdoor events industry celebrated well into the night last week at the Event Production Awards, cheering on a host of well-deserved winners....
Published on: 9th March 2017

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