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6 Bigger Picture
EnTEEtainment delivered the Year of the Dragon Chinese New Year Celebrations in London on Sunday , 11 February . Organised by the London Chinatown Chinese Association and supported by the Greater London Authority and Westminster City Council , the event is the biggest community celebration of the Chinese and Lunar New Year outside Asia .



66 In The Spotlight
Safer Spaces CEO Anna MacGregor has been at the forefront of a campaign to tackle sexual violence and harassment at festivals and live events . She explains what led her to launch Safer Spaces , and what the priorities should be for the industry .


17 Cover feature
European festival giants such as Belgium ’ s Tomorrowland ( cap . 70,000 ), Holland ’ s Lowlands ( 65,000 ) and the UK ’ s Glastonbury ( 210,000 ) may have sold out in minutes , but for the sector as a whole 2024 has come with multiple challenges .
27 Event Production Show
A preview of what ’ s in store at the Event Production Show 2024 , including an overview of the impressive speaker line-up for the main stage conference that is presented and coordinated by Access All Areas .
53 Eat To The Beat ’ s 40th anniversary
The past 40 years has seen Eat To The Beat grow from a one-man operation in a suburban garage into a huge multi-national catering giant , feeding everyone from Slipknot to the Pope .
58 SportAccord comes to Birmingham
In April , Birmingham ’ s ICC will host 1,500 of the world ’ s top sports industry leaders , via a conference , exhibition , and excursion programme at SportAccord . We explore how the event will benefit the West Midlands ’ economy in both the short and long term .