In Profile

PSA and Gallowglass Detail Crew Shortages

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As the UK-based live events sector slowly begins to return to normality – with music festivals, exhibitions and conferences welcoming in-person audiences for the...

Preparing the Next-Generation: Spartan Crew

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There are few companies from the world of live events that have not diversified their business models since the emergence of COVID-19. Spartan Crew...

Hologramica: Another Paintbrush at a Show Designer’s Disposal

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Known by many in the live events industry as the person responsible for creating the aesthetic for Robbie Williams’ live performances in the ’90s...

Audiotonix: The Issues Facing Global Manufacturing

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“It’s the perfect storm,” began Audiotonix Group Operations Director, Tony Williams, describing the issues facing manufacturing in 2021 during a Zoom call with TPi. The...

The Zoo XYZ Shares Black in the Boardroom Findings

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Black in the Boardroom was our first report that looked at racial disparity across trade bodies and associations in the UK event industry. Our...

Planning The PLASA Show 2021

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How difficult has it been trying to plan a show during this period of uncertainty for the sector?  "The uncertainty has been the hardest thing...

Only Helix Launches OH Visas

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It’s become a recurring trend in our industry for companies to use this forced hiatus in live events as a chance to look into...

KLANG:technologies’ Markus Pesch and Phil Kamp

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Over the past decade, the on-stage environment has seen a radical change as more and more musicians have traded wedges and side fills for...

Showstak: Making Automation Simple

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Meet the Polish family business striving to make the process of booking automation for live events as easy as booking lighting, audio and video by fostering a culture of inclusion and crafting products with flexibility and sustainability in mind. TPi’s Jacob Waite reports…

KB Event Prepares for Touring Trucks Post-Brexit

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When it comes to the live events industry, COVID-19 has well and truly dominated the conversation. However, in any discussion about the future of...

In Profile: Collaborative Creations

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“We moved into our new building two weeks before the first lockdown,” began Wilkes, speaking to TPi over the phone as we went though...

ESS COVID Hygiene Solutions: The Fight Against COVID-19 in the Workplace

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Entertainment Sound Specialists (ESS) was formed in 1988 by Phil McDaniel and Richard John to provide high-quality audio solutions. Since then, the company has...

Lockdown Q&A: Dmitry ‘Light Logic’ Velikanov

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Light Logic has operated in the Russian live entertainment and touring market for over 15 years, specialising in modern lighting solutions, stage design, and...

In Profile: 4Wall

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‘How has the past year been for you?’ It’s a question that I’m sure most have asked and answered countless times since COVID-19 became...

Arlo Parks: Progression in Lockdown

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While looking at a musician’s global approach to the pandemic halting live events, artists seem to exist in one of two camps. Either they...

Diversify The Stage: Noelle Scaggs

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Diversify The Stage was founded by Noelle Scaggs, co-lead vocalist of alt-pop band Fitz And The Tantrums, in the spring of 2020, with a...

First Look: Johanna Town, Chair of the Association of Lighting Designers...

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As lockdown restrictions begin to ease and the touring and theatre industries take tentative steps back to work, it is my greatest hope that...

Swapcard: All-in-One Virtual Event Tool

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Launched back in 2014, Swapcard’s initial goal was to create a digital alternative to trading business cards at events and, in short, provide a...