Sign in or Register
 
 
Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!


Sales Manager
London

Sponsorship Manager
London

Marketing Executive
South West, London

Sales Executive
London



Excel London’s board brings six decades of experience at the venue...

Tom McInerney, director of Etherlive gives EN his cyber security top...

EN discovers Millbrook is a diverse venue with added va-va-voom. ...

Exhibition News October 2014
October 2014

Clarion inaugural Empire presents Big Screen hits London
posted on: 15/8/2011 11:48:59
Empire clarion big

Despite the recent spates of riots in London, a new film exhibition from the stable of event organisers Clarion welcomed both A-list celebrities and event visitors to the The 02 in London this month.
 
Empire presents Big Screen, a joint collaboration between Clarion and UK-based film magazine Empire, is hoping to release an audited visiting number of around 30,000 later this week.
 
“There was a point where we had to consider cancellation, but thankfully the situation calmed down when it did,” group show director of Clarion Events Nicola Gunstone told EN. “It would’ve been a huge disappointment to the public and devastating to everyone who worked on the event.”
 
Across 11-14 August, the event hosted three major film premieres, as well as numerous seminars with film industry personalities and a standard exhibition area with attractions and exhibiting companies.
 
“On the Sunday, we hosted premieres of Conan the Barbarian and Fright Night within an hour and a half of each other,” Gunstone added. “Managing the flow of celebrities, visitors and staff in that time frame provided the biggest challenge of the weekend.”
 
The idea for the event was borne out of the desire of Empire to grow its annual Movie-Con event normally held at the British Film Institute.
 
“Both company MDs worked closely together to expand the original Movie-Con event and the combination of our organising experience and Empire’s film knowledge made for an easy transition,” she added.
 
Click the link to view pictures from the inaugural Empire presents Big Screen.
 
Got a news story? Email James Barrett: jbarrett@mashmedia.net


Print:
Email:
Share article:

COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?

LATEST NEWS
Telegraph Events has revealed that 5,889 visitors attended the first Liverpool Cruise Show which took place on 11-12 October at the Echo Arena.

Telford staff smash fundraising target
posted on: 31/10/2014 11:23:32
Staff from one of the largest events groups in the Midlands have smashed their fund raising target – in just six months.

Running the Pyongyang Marathon, or skiing on North Korea’s uncrowded mountain slopes will be on offer at a leading travel exhibition after Reed Exhibitions secured the notable exhibitor coup of the secretive global power.

Thorns Group to restructure executive team
posted on: 30/10/2014 14:55:51
Independent events supplier Thorns Group has announced it will restructure its executive team, to prepare for the next phase of growth of the company.

The International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham, is to host the Museums Association Annual Conference and Exhibition for the first time next year.