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Eventbrite is an online service that people everywhere use to create, share, and join any event imaginable. Whether it’s a photography class with a local artist, or a sold-out concert in a city stadium, Eventbrite makes it happen. We enable event creation, promotion and ticket sales. We help people discover events that match their passions. And we let everyone share the events they’re creating or joining, bringing more people together around the world.

IVS-Logo-150pIntelligent Venue Solutions

Intelligent Venue Solutions (IVS) is the UK’s leading provider of contactless payments, access and experiential solutions, with a track record of successful deployments for events and brands in both fixed and greenfield environments. IVS is committed to delivering the most cost-effective and robust solutions available in the marketplace and this summer saw its systems rolled-out at Glastonbury, V Festival, T In The Park, Download, The Isle Of Wight Festival, Hard Rock Calling, Barclaycard British Summer Time at Hyde Park, Yahoo! Wireless, Cornbury, Snowbombing, WOMAD, Weyfest and Galtres Parklands Festival as well as sporting events including The UEFA Champions League Final at Wembley, Goodwood Festival of Speed, Goodwood Revival, The Ashes and The Open Championship.

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ID&C is a security wristband and identification provider to the global festival industry. The company is committed to delivering secure and reliable wristband technology and has developed a number of patented products that have since been widely adopted by events around the world. Alongside its flagship security wristband products, ID&C is also the world’s leading supplier of RFID-enabled wristbands, cards and passes for the music festival sector. Having introduced the first RFID festival wristband at Coachella in 2011, ID&C has gone onto work with many global events and brands, supporting groundbreaking contactless payment, access control and social media integrated events. Based in the UK, the company works with many of the country’s major festivals, but also has strong relationships with the small-to-medium and independent festival sector where, annually ID&C run a bursary rewarding one festival £2000 worth of free security wristbands.

Screen Shot 2013-09-11 at 12.45.53Peppermint Bars

Celebrating 10 years in the industry, Peppermint are specialists in providing high quality event bars at everything from major UK festivals, to sporting events, concerts and one-day events. Trusted by the best in the business – Peppermint provide the complete, professional, managed bar experience and work with the likes of Bestival, AEG, Live Nation and many more.

RT_WP_EntIns_HorizRobertson Taylor W&P Longreach

Robertson Taylor W&P Longreach are a group of niche entertainment insurance and risk advisory experts to the global entertainment industry. We have over 36 years of experience providing insurance and risk management advice on Music & Events, Sports, Theatre, TV/Film/Media and high net worth Private Clients .  We have provided Festival Insurance and have worked with Festival Organisers for over thirty years. From small festivals to the big headline events, we work hard to ensure you have the right cover in place, offer highly competitive premiums and when things go wrong, we provide an efficient claims handling service.

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HootSuite is a social relationship platform for businesses and organizations to collaboratively execute social media strategies across multiple social networks from one secure, web-based dashboard. Launch marketing campaigns, identify and grow audience, and distribute targeted messages using HootSuite’s unique social media dashboard. Streamline team workflow with scheduling and assignment tools and reach audiences with geo-targeting functionality. Invite multiple collaborators to manage social profiles securely, plus provide custom reports using the comprehensive social analytics tools for measurement. Key social network integrations include Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+ Pages, plus a suite of social content apps for YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr and more.

Festival HQFestival HQ

Festival HQ is a bespoke digital marketing and planning tool created by industry professionals to serve as the missing link in festival marketing – an integrated suite of innovative customer acquisition and engagement tools consolidated into a single dashboard interface. Requiring no technical skill to master, affordable and intuitive, providing everything you need to exploit the revolutionary opportunities for targeted customer acquisition and engagement at your fingertips.

Streaming Tank

It is easy to find an excellent streaming provider, a good production company, a reliable satellite provider, an innovative web development agency, or a team that exudes creativity. But it’s a challenge to find all of these skills under one roof. Streaming Tank offers a complete end-to-end service on video streaming, or can work with client’s partners and suppliers to fit in wherever needed.

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Love Your Tent is the first cross festival waste campaign designed to tackle campsite waste worldwide with one message and one voice. The brainchild of Eco Action Partnership and with a growing list of supporters including A Greener Festival, Buckinghamshire New University, Sounds for Nature and Festival Awards, this campaign pleads with festival goers social consciousness to start doing the right thing so festival culture can be protected for future generations.

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The B-Side Project is an annual worldwide remix project aiming to merge music and to provide additional platforms for music artists and electronic producers. Artists are randomly paired with the electronic music producers each year – the end result is a huge catalogue of exciting new electronic music and partnerships.  Successful and popular remix tracks encourage interest in original tracks, to the point where an artist or band has found their first break due to an alternative version of their song. A panel of industry judges are involved with the top ten remix tracks being released on a digital album on a yearly basis.  The B-Side Project team also promotes all the music involved through the outdoor and event based live radio/visual streams, ranging from festivals to music expos.  Partners of the project aiding the awareness and promotion include SoundCloud, Pioneer and UK Festival Awards.

The European Sponsorship Association

As a membership association, the European Sponsorship Association (ESA) focuses on promoting best practice and raising industry standards. Its many activities, which include education and training, information provision, policy, governance and corporate responsibility, networking and the ESA  Excellence Awards, all have these goals as their core objectives.

ESA’s reach encompasses all types of sponsorship activity from sport, broadcast, education, the arts and culture through to entertainment, community and the environment. It organisers s an annual conference – the ESA Sponsorship Summit, with the 2014 event being held in London on the 3rd April.

ESA’s annual sponsorship awards, now in its 7th year, culminate in an Awards Ceremony in London at the end of January, 2014. To enter a festival sponsorship campaign before the 4thNovember deadline, visit:

Marcato Festival

Designed and developed entirely from the feedback of festival directors, Marcato Festival is web-based festival management software that gives you the ability to keep track of your entire festival in one place.  Our mission is to provide the festival industry with a solution that fits with the already proven and effective workflows of the space and, by utilizing our streamlining technology, empowers festivals to take their event to the next level. Marcato Festival helps manage artists, shows, volunteers, logistics, access control, and so much more. With Marcato you can manage team communications, stay on top of tasks and deadlines, store files in a centralized file manager, generate printable reports on all of your data, and automatically push updates to your festival website and Facebook. Join us and learn what it means to be a Marcato Festival today.

IQ Magazine

IQ is the essential magazine for the international live music business. A natural extension of the ILMC, it presents news, features, information and analysis to conference delegates and the wider industry at large. While the ILMC provides an annual platform for vital discussion and debate, IQ provides a year-round focus on emerging trends and crucial business news.

The Association of Independent Festivals (A.I.F.)

The Association of Independent Festivals is a non-profit trade association created to represent UK independent music festivals. The membership comprises over 40 festivals; combined attendance of these events is in excess of 550,000 people. The aim is to help the businesses of our individual members, and help the needs of the independent festival sector.

Total Production International

Founded in 1998, Total Production International (TPi) magazine is widely regarded as the industry’s most authoritative monthly business-to-business publication dedicated to the design and technology of live events, from concert, gig and festival productions, to theatre shows and temporary events.

Circulated to almost 10,000 key international decision makers, TPi’s readership ranges from show designers, technical crew, production/tour management and promoters, through to suppliers of sound & lighting systems, video, staging, security, catering, trucking, power and more.

A Greener Festival

A GREENER FESTIVAL is committed to helping music and arts festivals around the world adopt environmentally efficient practices. AGF provides information, education resources, training, and facilitates the exchange of good ideas. AGF’s website provides free information about how environmentally efficient methods are currently being employed at music and arts festivals, and how negative impact of festivals on the environment can be limited and reduced. AGF created the leading international green event award “A Greener Festival Award” in 2007, which assesses and accredits festivals on their environmental performance. Recognised as “The international standard for environmentally efficient music festivals” the Green Festival Awards operate in 5 continents managed by local volunteers, and assesses over 50 festivals globally each year. AGF initiatives include “Festival Wood”, a reforestation project managed by Trees for Life in Scotland, ongoing audience research with Bucks New University, and the annual Green Events & Innovations conference.

Bucks New University International Centre For Crowd Management & Security Studies

Bucks New University has developed a reputation for its innovative programmes and has a long and successful history of educating and training for the music and events Industries.  Through the Centre for Crowd Management  and Security Studies, Bucks has also become the leading providers of higher level education and training for the crowd management and security industries  supported by ground breaking research.

The Green Festival Alliance

The Green Festival Alliance (GFA) brings together promoters and suppliers committed to acting on climate change to identify and speed up the adoption of sustainable practices at festivals. The Alliance was formally launched in January 2012 by a steering group of founder members: Julie’s Bicycle, Bestival, Festival Republic, Shambala Festival, Kambe Events Ltd, the Association of Independent Festivals and and Firefly Solar.

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We’re Imaginators. Founded in 1974, Imaginators are a privately owned, highly creative, multi award winning large, wide and superwide format digital print production company. Specialising in providing beautiful bespoke printed solutions to the festival, event, music and experiential advertising markets. Operating from purpose built offices located conveniently close to London, our in-house capability provides a versatile production facility for agencies and brand owners for the UK and Europe. Services include project management, print production, installation, de-rig and storage.

With our investment, in both the latest digital technology and the best people, we aim to exceed your expectations. Take a look at some of our work, and you’ll see big really is beautiful .



Hubbub provides complete intelligent WiFi solutions for your event. We install temporary secure WiFi networks, WiFi hotspots, satellite uplinks and press room, production and live streaming connectivity.

Our bespoke intelligent and social WiFi networks provide you and your audience with much more than just an internet connection. Guests login via Facebook and enjoy event information and interaction. A Hubbub network creates a better informed event, enabling organisers to send messages to fans, target specific areas of a site and identify audience demographics. We provide the platform for artist and sponsor promotions via push notifications, branded splash pages, monetisation options and analytics tools to measure attraction popularity, engagement and loyalty. Hubbub connects organisers, sponsors, bands and fans.


For partnership enquiries please contact Chris McCormick on chris.mccormick@bluepeg.co.uk