Fighter jets, war ships and 200 protestors. Annie Byrne goes behind the scenes of DSEI to find out how Clarion Events marshalled its forces and broke records with the flagship arms trade fair.
You don’t often find yourself being advised to hide your visitor badge when entering or leaving an exhibition, but that was the case at this year’s Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) event.
With Mash Media’s purchase of International Confex showing the benefits of linking a natural publication base with live events, we track publishers taking their first steps into the market while also looking at a firm creating publications on the back of events.
Publishers have been putting on events on the back of their publications for as long as anyone can remember.
The Ricoh Arena is looking to boost its profile as a flexible exhibitions venue. Scott Birch heads to Coventry to check out the venue’s proposition.
A few issues ago, we profiled another Midlands venue under the headline ‘Changing perceptions’. It’s a shame that we used that title then, as it’s a perfect fit for what the Ricoh Arena is trying to achieve.
MCM Expo’s Comic Con portfolio is forever expanding. Annie Byrne looks at how the show has taken the UK by storm.
Comic conventions are often thought of as ‘geeky’ but when you’re rubbing shoulders with the likes of Danny De Vito, Bill Paxton, Simon Pegg and MCM Expo, you’ve suddenly got the ‘cool factor’ and want to hop on the band wagon.
Putting on a fashion exhibition can be a challenging prospect, particularly with the rising cross-pollination of fashion and art in events. EN explores how couture shows are staying on-trend.
Clothes Show Live (pictured) will be celebrating 25 years in the fashion and beauty industry as it embarks on its return to The NEC this December. Often mistaken as just a fashion show, the event strives to be a lot more as it combines exhibitions, catwalks and entertainment.
Racecourses are looking to diversify out of their equine heritage. This year Sandown Park won Best Venue under 4,000sqm at the EN Awards. Annie Byrne looks at how the venue is extending its exhibition profile.
As you turn left out of Esher train station, you can’t help but notice the large silver signposts to Sandown Park.