December 23, 2015
As an event organiser it’s important to keep up to play with all the latest technology, supplier offerings and networking opportunities that arise at various events throughout Europe. We highly recommend doing your research to see what exhibitors will be present to ensure you’re targeting the right events and taking the time to head along. It’s easy to get stuck behind the computer these days so why not get out of the office and put in some face to face time with the industry. You never know who you might meet. Here are a few events we highly recommend.
Event Production Show (London, UK) – March 2-3
Event Production Show (EPS) has been operating for over 20 years now and thus established itself as a very important exhibition in the live sector serving everything and everyone associated with indoor and outdoor, music, sporting, charity, corporate, cultural and experiential events. You’ll have the opportunity to listen to interesting seminars and panels hosted by event professionals, network with industry peers and visit stands from over 200 event service/product providers so you can ensure you’re 2016 event is at the top of it’s game. Take a look at the exhibitors list and block out March 2-3rd in the calendar now.
p.s we’ll see you there 😉
The Great Escape (Brighton, UK) – May 19-21
The Great Escape (TGE) oozes cool. Known for breaking some of the hottest indie bands and alternative acts around the globe, this 3-day affair is essential for anyone interested in further developing their music contacts and knowledge of the live music events sector. We were lucky enough to be involved in a panel from this year’s event hosted by Complete Music Update, where our Head of Performance Marketing spoke on how to use analytics to help with event marketing. Between interesting panels like this and various after-parties where you’ll be rubbing shoulders with tomorrow’s music stars, ensure you make your way to sunny Brighton in May. For the line-up and more head to www.greatescapefestival.com
Reeperbahn Festival (Hamburg, Germany) Sept 21-24
One of Europe’s most prominent B2B platforms for the music and digital industry that offers a programme with over 170 sessions, networking events, showcases and awards shows. With delegates and professionals from over 40 countries in attendance this is truly a global stage. Having just celebrated it’s 10th birthday, we look forward to participating in the 2016 edition. Check out the after-movie from 2015 below and find out how to get involved next year here.
Amsterdam Dance Event (Holland) – October
Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is the leading electronic music platform and the biggest club festival in the world for the whole spectrum of electronic sub-genres. So, if you’re in the world of electronic music this is an absolute must. From the hottest DJs and producers in the world to pop-up events in secret locations, panels with experts sharing their knowledge and experiences to film premieres, this is an all encompassing event that will likely leave you with thoughts on permanently locating to Amsterdam if you’re not there already. ticketscript are always on board with ADE and you can check out our after-movie from 2015 below as well as a guest blog from WeMakeVR’s CEO, Avinash Changa, who presented on the ticketscript boat alongside our Head of Product, Ruben as they went on a journey into the future of ticketing.