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.
Festival provides news and information across a broad spectrum of festival business activity, including the launch of new events and the evolution of established ones, anti-crime initiatives, developments in infrastructure, security and ticketing; marketing techniques, waste management and recycling. Published in print and digital issues during the key festival planning season of December to March.
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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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Eventbrite is the leading global event technology platform. The company has processed over $5 billion in gross ticket sales since inception and powers more than 2 million events around the world each year.  

Built with a focus on reliability and scale, the platform serves hundreds of thousands of event organisers, in the UK these include Boomtown, Showmasters, Telegraph Events, The Guardian, WOMAD music festival and many more. 

Organisers use Eventbrite to help boost ticket sales, promote and manage events, and analyse results across multiple sales channels: web, mobile, point-of-sale, and a growing distribution platform.  

Tens of millions of consumers also use Eventbrite every year to discover a variety of live experiences and get tickets on a safe, easy-to-use platform - from photography classes and obstacle runs to large concerts and festivals with tens of thousands of people. Learn more at


Fanzone is a transport platform for live events. Fanzone enables attendees to plan their journey to concerts, festivals and sports events, by offering dedicated transport solutions to the event. 

Fanzone platform combines an online interface with transport operation on-ground. Fanzone transport solutions include organized buses, shuttles, carpooling, taxi sharing, parking navigation, and more. 

Among Fanzone events are: Justin Bieber UK shows, 5 Seconds of Summer NA tour, Sia, Bon Jovi, Elton John and many more. Fanzone transport solutions powered UEFA’s Euro 2016 official platform. 

Fanzone powers events all around Europe and North America. Our offices are in London, Madrid, LA and Tel Aviv

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 Access
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 and the first stadium and music venue to receive the treble Carbon Trust Standard. Wembley has won multiple prestigious environmental awards including The Industry Green Three Star award.

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

G4S Events is the leading provider of crowd management and security within the events sector. With a legacy of more than 30 years, our team of over 5,000 stewards and security officers are a constant presence at events and arenas across the length and breadth of country. This includes the most popular music festivals and concerts, world-renowned sporting events, conferences, exhibitions and historic government events.

We have developed longstanding partnerships with many leading promoters and venues combining years of experience with resilience and cutting-edge technology. G4S’ wide-ranging expertise allows us to bring together key services, specialist skills to provide a safe environment and help to deliver a great experience for everyone in attendance.

Integro Insurance brokers - incorporating Robertson Taylor, Doodson, ACJ, Ellis Clowes - is an international insurance brokerage operating from offices spread across the UK and USA. Recognised as world leaders in our field our major Entertainment & Sport practice specialise in designing insurance policies that meet the needs and special requirements of bands & artists of all stature, promoters & booking agents, festivals, venues, managers, recording studios,  industry associations, as well as music, film & TV production companies, sports governing bodies, teams and players, theatres & venues. Our Team of experts meet the insurance needs of those engaged right across the entertainment industry – we are always happy to provide a quotation and advice, or for more information visit

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Flare Audio is a British loudspeaker technology company which believes artistes and engineers, not loudspeakers, should create sound. Flare Audio products are built on the principle of Waveform Integrity: the signal that goes into the loudspeaker is precisely replicated by the sound wave that comes out. The loudspeaker should be sonically invisible, allowing the driver to deliver sound without interference. This uncorrupted sound retains all of its definition. It couples more efficiently, disperses evenly, enables maximum throw and is more controllable.

Sound connects all people, all things. Let your music, your message, your voice be heard clearly.

YSLV is the UK’s leading display solutions company and has been delivering innovative LED Screen technology for over a decade, working with some of the world’s top brands and companies to help them achieve their visions. 

It has the largest rental and sales stock in London and can provide a complete solution, from the concept and design of the screen to designing and managing the content. Its team of intensely dedicated people offer unrivalled technical knowledge, service and support to all its clients. Based in London, York and Birmingham, stock includes stunning 3mm, 4mm, 6mm and 7mm LED screens, amongst other display products. 

Music Glue makes it quick, easy and cost effective for bands, artistes, promoters, venues, labels and managers to connect directly with their consumers and sell a range of products online. Music Glue’s range of tools allow users to set up a fully customisable, multi-page mini-site that works on PC, tablet and mobile for no set-up cost or subscription fee, and then sell, stream and give away digital content alongside merchandise, tickets and more. Users can sign up for a free account. 

Founded in 2007 by Mark Meharry, Music Glue is a London-based D2C (Direct to Consumer) digital services company that works with clients including: Mumford & Sons, Dingwalls, End of the Road Festival, Ben Howard, Enter Shikari, Bob Dylan, Bryan Ferry and Communion.

AP Security are live event specialists; with over 20 years’ industry experience.  We provide event stewarding and security personnel, and consultancy solutions at iconic venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, Alexandra Palace, and Brixton Academy.  In addition, we are proud to count the biggest outdoor events such as Isle of Wight, Rewind, Forest Live, Leeds and Latitude Festivals, as well as global gatherings such as the 2012 Olympics, Tour de France and the 2014 Commonwealth Games, amongst our valued clients.   

AP is one of the largest, independently owned security companies, operating through a national network of regional offices in London, Leeds, Sussex, and Bristol, offering national coverage on a local level

Neg Earth Lights has established itself as one of the leading independent lighting and rigging specialist for live events in the UK. Based in North West London, we are known for innovation, quality and delivery. In over thirty years of trading we have partnered new technologies with new talent and embraced the challenge of creating imaginative lighting designs, which push boundaries from initial concept to


Peppermint Bars and Events

No longer just a great bar company, the new Peppermint is your trusted partner, delivering promoters and event owners a spectrum of complimentary event solutions, supporting the UK’s best live events & festivals and delivering the best bottom line results. 

Services include: first-class, industry-leading event bars; brand support & sponsorship; in-house brand activation agency; backstage hospitality; cashless payment technologies; mobile ATM’s and fixed venue, stadium & contract F&B solutions. 

Dutchband Wristband & Payment Technology

The brothers Taco and Ties Carlier founded Dutchband in 2001. Dutchband is a market leader in identification wristbands and food and drink tokens in the Netherlands. We supply millions of wristbands, both custom finished and from stock, and are the European specialist in printing tokens.

We offer technological solutions for events in order to control large crowds and reach out to dedicated audiences. We provide our clients valuable insights on all operational matters, including revenue and access management. Our focus is about festivals, events and venues. In other words, we ensure a safe entrance and quality time for all. We do every possible event solution.


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Inner Sanctum is a specialist backstage and dressing room/green room furniture rental company. It has been trading for more than 18 years and over that time has supplied services to some of the greatest names in the music business, including multiple dressing rooms for the Capital Summertime Ball, V Festival (both sites), the Isle of Wight Festival and Bestival.

Cover it Up supplies stage curtains, event fabrics, theatre drapes and stage backdrops for hire or sale. As London’s premier fabric and drape hire company we are able to supply a vast range of specialist fabrics throughout the UK and Europe. We work across a vast array of projects, from complex high impact installations in large temporary structures and arenas, to intricate work with the industry’s leading designers and art directors. Be it live events or broadcasting, we have the experience to work with you at every stage of the production process.

We strive to deliver a cost effective and creative solution, to meet any budget. 




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The World’s Best Arenas For Live Music is published annually in June/July and is free to Audience and LIVE UK subscribers worldwide, including concert promoters, venue operators, artiste managers, production companies, booking agents and service providers such as ticketing firms, sound, light and audio-visual companies, as well as brands and sponsorship brokers.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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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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