Festival Live

This dedicated feature of the show will transform Excel from an Exhibition Hall into a Live Festival-offering all the elements you would expect from one of the many festivals around the country. Central will be the Presentation Stage which will offer a mix of breaking and established acts, combined with panel presentations exploring the achievements and pitfalls of running a festival. Surrounding this will be a variety of bars, temporary structures, rides, concessions and all manner of new and exciting opportunities consider when planning your next outdoor event


Main Stage

The Centrepiece of the EPS educational programme; the Main Stage will offer keynote presentations by experts from all sectors of our industry, exploring the full scope of event production. 



A dedicated theatre on Day 1 of the show, presenting case studies specifically for Local Authorities. With councils taking an ever increasing role in the curation of events in their areas, the specific issues associated with Local Authorities taking charge are explored here.


Brand Experience

A theatre dedicated to the corporate experience in running events, both from a client’s perspective and from an agency view. Leading blue chip’s will share experiences and learnings from running corporate programmes 


Networking Bar

Often described as the Hub of the show, this year's Networking Bar will be built and designed by Inflate works, embracing a two-level structure. The bar offers a meeting place for suppliers and visitors alike to meet, greet and network.


Major Events International (MEI) Pavillion & Theatre

MEI are specialists in providing an interface between major event organisers and the suppliers that make their events safe, efficient and an amazing fan experience, particularly in the Sports environment. Their presence in the show combines a pavilion to share supplier knowledge as well as theatre presentations throughout the second day of the show offering insight into technological innovation and sustainable solutions that will mitigate risk, minimise cost and maximise fan engagement- and therefore revenues!



All about Health and Safety-only about Health and Safety. This key component of every event run is explored in depth throughout both days of the Event Production Show