Etherlive and Venue IT merge

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Telecommunications agency for the events industry Venue IT is to merge with IT company Etherlive. As a single business unit, the two companies will work together to offer a range of communications services and consultancy to the events industry.“Having worked successfully together for a year and a half on a number of projects, the most logical step was to join forces and work as one,” says MD at Etherlive, Chris Green. “We’re excited about the prospects ahead and look forward to delivering solutions that enhance the experience of organisers, exhibitors and visitors at all sorts of events across the UK.”Venue IT’s current clients include exhibitions such as the Southampton Boat Show, CLA Gamefair and events such as Red Bull X Fighters, World Triathlon Games, Frieze Art Fair and Goodwood Festival of Speed. Etherlive designs, implements and supports both temporary and permanent IT solutions for events such as WOMAD, the Green Man Festival, Get Loaded in the Park, Silverstone, the Three Counties Showground, and corporate clients such as Nokia, Amazon, Littlewoods, Intel and the BBC.Initially, the company will maintain both the ‘Etherlive’ and the ‘Venue IT’ brands, however, will operate from the Etherlive headquarters in Wiltshire.Photo credit: York Tillyer
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