Festival Insights NEWS: The 10 Best Things Done With RFID at UK Festivals This Summer
Steve Jenner is PlayPass‘ Managing Director for the UK & Ireland.
This summer was our busiest yet at PlayPass, with RFID & cashless deployments at more than 250 events across 22 countries and 5 continents. All in all, we processed 12.82 million cashless transactions, worth £72 million. Globally, we increased our event count by 40% and, here in the UK, we delivered more than 80% of all commercial activations that used this tech.
These are the 10 that I was the most proud of, in date order from first to last.
1. We Are FSTVL became the UK’s first major festival to successfully go fully cashless. A well-oiled RFID operation provided a fast, queue-free experience inside the event, attended by 70,000.
Steve Durham, Director of WeAreFSTVL, said: “We were delighted to partner with PlayPass – they gave us the confidence to say ‘we can do this’, and the feedback we’ve had from the public is that it…
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