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IIOLE Industry Reports

Here you can find all of our industry reports on various different topics within the live event and music industry.

Drug related festival deaths, do we have a solution?

The zero tolerance and drug amnesty bins at UK festivals for many years have had a limited impact on the consumption of illegal drugs. So, the question many are asking, do people need to die at music festivals as a direct consumption of illegal drug?


What are the risk involved in organising or attending a UK air-show?

in the UK air shows are part of the cultural fabric within British society, linked in part to the UK’s air superiority in the first and second world war and not excluding the UK’s contribution to many coalition wars over the past 20 years.

Astroworld Case Study Pt 1

At the time of publication at least 10 people have been killed and over 300 people injured at the 2021 Astroworld Festival held in the USA. There has been lots of speculation and rumours about this event and what really happened.

We want to dive into the event management process to bring about the details and give an overview based on information reported by the various news outlets and anecdotal evidence and interviews from attendees who survived this tragedy. This is not a salacious piece based on this tragedy, we hope it brings forward some lessons to cascade and disseminate across the live event industry.


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