April 5, 2016

The Event Industry Forum is making a further £13,000 available in grants for projects that will benefit the events industry. The Forum, which brings together 28 trade bodies and similar organisations from across the event industry, is inviting applications for funds by April 29, 2016 and will announce successful bids in May. Since taking over… Read more »

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March 29, 2016

Show organisers from right across the country came together this month to exchange ideas on everything from event sponsorship and membership schemes to legislation and IT. The Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate was the prestigious venue for the ASAO’s Spring Learning Day on March 12, an information-sharing, networking event designed to assist all those involved in… Read more »

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January 11, 2016

Agricultural show organisers right across the country will now have access to a one-stop shop of industry news, practical guidance and cross-event networking, courtesy of the Association of Shows and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO). The ASAO represents around 200 agricultural, horticultural and countryside events and organisations in the UK, and is celebrating the start of 2016… Read more »

November 23, 2015

The Chief Executive of the Westmorland County Agricultural Society, has been appointed Chairman of the Association of Shows and Agricultural Organisations (ASAO). Christine Knipe, who has been CEO at Westmorland since 2005, is already a member of the ASAO, which represents more than 200 of Britain’s agricultural events, and is known as the voice of the… Read more »