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Festival Insights NEWS: Viberate collates list of cancelled and postponed festivals

WORLDWIDE: With festival postponements and cancellations being announced across the world, Slovenia-based music data company Viberate has collated a comprehensive list of Sick Festivals that they are updating daily. The service monitors around 5,000…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Rolling Loud and Afro Nation festivals donate funds to Algarve Biomedical Center

PORTUGAL: Event Horizon, the promoter behind Rolling Loud Portugal and Afro Nation, has made a contribution to help fund new ventilation machines and self-protection materials for medical staff which will…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Why Are So Few Disabled Musicians Playing at Festivals?

Paul Hawkins is the Festival Project Manager for Attitude is Everything, a charity that works with audiences, artists and the live events industry to improve access to live music for…
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Festival Insights NEWS: AEG signs up Festicket as official partner for 2020 UK festivals

UK: Festicket and AEG Presents have come together in a partnership which sees Festicket named as an official ticket and exclusive travel package partner for the 2020 edition of All Points…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Fiona Measham wins the UKFA’s Outstanding Contribution to Festivals Award

UK: The UK Festival Awards has announced that it will present this year’s Outstanding Contribution to Festivals Award to Professor Fiona Measham. Throughout her 30-year academic career – beginning at King’s College,…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Festivals and Suppliers Share Sustainability Insights

Festivals’ environmental impacts and ways to address the climate crisis were in the spotlight at The Showman’s Show last week. Speakers from across the festival sector were brought together by…
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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…
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Festival Insights NEWS: Promoting the Experience: How WiFi Can Boost Influencer Marketing at Festivals

Will Evans is a Director of Performance Networks, a UK based specialist WiFi and communications provider for businesses. He has more than 20 years’ experience in communications and has worked at…
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Festival Insights NEWS: NCASS encourages festivals to save surplus festival food from landfill

UK: The Nationwide Caterers Association (NCASS) is calling on the events industry to get involved in 8th Plate, an initiative that salvages festival food waste from events and transforms it…
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Festival Insights NEWS: What Can Festivals Learn from Extinction Rebellion?

*This article is part of Insider Insights’ Sustainable Summer series, in which we dedicate half of our monthly output to guidance on decreasing the environmental impact of festivals. Damon Culbert…
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