LIVE UK, a sister publication to AUDIENCE, is the only publication dedicated to the country's contemporary live music business, providing news, features, tour plans and information to the people that drive the industry – promoters, festival organisers, venue operators, artiste managers, booking agents, ticketing companies, media and key professionals in dozens of related sectors.
The UK's Best Venues for Contemporary Live Music as an annual round-up of the most prominent and proactive venues, from pubs to stadiums and open-air sites, that play a part in keeping the UK a world leader in contemporary music. This 84-page publication features interviews with venue operators, profiles key personalities – from pub landlords to stadium bosses, and includes a survey of trends in areas such as ticketing and marketing.
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Audience is the world's leading monthly magazine for the international contemporary live music industry, providing news, features and information to professionals in more than 80 countries worldwide. Circulation includes thousands of promoters, festival organisers, venue operators and key people in dozens of related sectors.
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To be announced.

Previous Year's Sponsors: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

Summit Sponsors in 2014
Headline Sponsor 

Wembley Stadium connected by EE

Your Event Your Way

We have deepened our stage pocket to provide greater production and date flexibility. We have invested in thermal counters to deliver an unrivalled GA free flow capacity increasing the rate of sale of your tickets.

Guaranteed Income

Benefit from access to one of the UK's biggest hospitality databases, who are ready to purchase tickets for your next event.

80,000 Screaming Fans

Wembley connected by EE is London’s largest outdoor venue, with a typical end-on capacity of 80,000. Benefit from more fans buying tickets and merchandise with our competitive and inclusive venue hire.

Loudest In London

We are louder than any other outdoor venue in London, with a sound limit of up to 106dBA at the mixer.

Green to Our Core

Powered by 100% renewable energy, Wembley connected by EE is a zero waste to landfill stadium. Awarded the London mayor’s Platinum Green 500 award and the Industry Green mark for venues in recognition of our efforts.

Contact Jim Frayling and Danielle Russell for event enquiries and further information at, or by calling +44 (0)208 795 9623.


Platinum Sponsor
G4S is Europe’s leading independent event security company. With over 25 years' experience of providing crowd control management and security services to the events market, our breadth and depth of experience across live music, sport, conferences, exhibitions and community events is unmatched in the industry.
G4S provides services to many of the UK’s leading venues and events, offering a unique partnership model that helps our customers meet the needs of their various stakeholders. As well as benefiting from our specialist event services, many customers use additional services from across the G4S portfolio, ensuring a bespoke and cost effective service that our competitors find difficult to match.

Robertson Taylor W&P Longreach (RT) are the leading International Entertainment Insurance Broker serving the Music, Live Event, Film TV, Theatre, Sport and Entertainment industries. With offices in London, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York, Atlanta and Toronto, RT are the pre-eminent specialist in music and touring and with over 37 years of experience. With specialist policies in place for Promoters, Venues, Festivals, Agents, Artists, Bands & Management they can offer you expert advice at competitively priced premiums specifically tailored to your insurance needs.

For further information or a quotation contact Martin Goebbels on 0207 510 1234 or visit website


MM Band Services has provided 5 star sleeper buses (single and double) all over the globe, for over 10 years. Buses can be provided in any configuration with a berth range of 7 to 16, for any budget. The fleet has everything your artist could need: surround-sound TV, games consoles, fully equipped kitchen and luxury linens in their separate master suite. Our team will be there to help you from working out which bus you need to the very end of your tour; helping with road and tunnel tolls, ferry crossings, drive time plans and European driving regulations. Our buses are 5-star and so are our team and service.


Pepper’s BackStage service is a new technology platform for the live music industry that delivers management and marketing tools using unique behavioural targeting techniques. Combining many services together under one roof including our own mobile app designed for fans, Pepper is a great way to ensure your events are seen by everyone. Our new BackStage service is launching soon, be sure to check out for more details.

Drinks Sponsor:

Peppermint Bars and Events are industry specialists at operating high quality bars and catering at events – everything from festivals to sporting events, concerts to one-day shows. With over a decade of experience Peppermint have become experts in their field. Other services include: volunteer staff, mobile cash machines, cocktail bars, brand activation & event management services. Peppermint also own their own events including Cowes week and seasonal pop up events in city centers.

 Access Control By: 

Music Glue is a London based D2C digital services company that likes to push the boundaries, rock the boat and generally upset the establishment. We are driven to supply the independent music community, from festivals, venues, local promoters and artists, with all the technological tools they need to operate their businesses, in a way that removes the need to involve intermediaries that control the supply chain and choke the flow of revenue from the consumer. With offices in London, New York and Sydney, Music Glue is now the preferred D2C supplier for clients including Bryan Ferry, Billy Bragg, Mumford & Sons, End of the Road Festival, Union Chapel and thousands of other independent creative people.

Production Partners