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Lucia Emanuela Curzi has created the fifth in a series of commemorative artworks. Lucia is the runner up of the public competition to produce a new piece celebrating Olympia's 125th anniversary. You can find out more, and see other competition entries at www.olympia.co.uk

Eco TEchnology Show makES dEbuTGunstone and co-founder Michael Yeoman, and assisted by event director Bill Mauseth, sales manager Rip Gill and sales executive Jim Mitchell.The Eco Technology Show gained the backing of the local council and was devised with the assistance of an advisory board. It featured three zones focused on build, energy and home, transport, and information, education aEV's eguide gets an updatenews10 www.exhibitionnews.co.ukThe Association of Event Venues (AEV) is releasing an updated version of the eGuide, an online resource for the events, meetings and exhibition industry in July. The eGuide, established to help members create consistent standards for individuals and companies working onsite at adopting venues, is a collaborative document created by AEV members, ensuring it reflects changes in the UK's event industry. The July 2012 edition will have updates to more than 25 sections including the final version of the new electrics rules developed by the ESSA/AEV/AEO technical committee over the last two years. The committee meets on a regular basis between biannual meetings of the AEV's strategic committee, focusing on consistency and accuracy in addition to the strategic group's broader work on contentious issues, planning, development and promotion. "Members created this new structure to balance demand for involvement with the integrity and consistency of the core text, and are confident it will contribute to a clearer, and where possible, more concise document in the future," said AEV technical adviser Lee Holloway. "This is a good step forward and updating the eGuide will be an easier job in the future," added group head of health and safety at Earls Court and Olympia Venues Michael Anderson.The eGuide will be adopted by 12 UK venues. These include new signatories, ACC Liverpool (pictured), Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) and Harrogate International Centre (HIC).ICHF events will launch a Manchester edition of its Creative stitches and Hobbycrafts show at eventCity in september. The organiser will launch a Woman's Weekly-branded show from 13 to 15 september and expects to attract 125 exhibitors focused on products, ideas and innovations for creative crafts. Highlights will include a display of masquerade ball costumes with gowns worn by stars of the silver screen, and a fashion area focused on haute couture. The programme also features live demonstrations, workshops and a cooking theatre. The launch of Woman's Weekly Live - The Creative stitches and Hobbycrafts show follows the successful debut of the brand at Glow, Bluewater in February, which attracted 11,000 visitors. IHCF plans to run a second edition of Creative stitches and Hobbycrafts at Glow from 6 to 9 september and has struck a partnership with Prima magazine. The pair previously worked together on ICHF's Crafts for Christmas and Creative stitches and Hobbycrafts. The Prima Homemade - The Creative stitches and Hobbycrafts show at Bluewater is expected to feature 200 exhibitors and will also include a Prima Live area featuring the magazine's key craft experts. ICHF gets CreatIve wItH ManCHester launCHand lifestyle. Free seminars were on offer covering renewable energy, water and waste efficiencies, government incentives and strategies such as the Green Deal, and running more efficient businesses. Outside the stadium, the organiser held a local sustainable food and drinks market, and gave visitors the opportunity to test out new e-bikes and trikes on a dedicated track. A separate paid-for trade conference, the Smart Business Conference, ran for one day alongside the main event and was closed by new Brighton and Hove mayor Bill Randall.Gunstone was delighted with the feedback from exhibitors and visitors to the first Eco Technology Show. "Local home-owners learnt how to reduce their carbon footprint and live in a more sustainable way and business owners picked up tips on creating more environmentally friendly business practices," she said. "We will definitely be back next year with a bigger show with more features. We plan to confirm the June date and venue within the next couple of months."The Eco Technology Show at the AMEX Community Stadium in Brighton has made an impressive debut after attracting 100 exhibitors and 4,000 visitors.The exhibition claimed to be the South East's first show to focus on sustainable products and services for the home and business and took place on 15-16 June. The event was created by commercial director Nicola sCottIsH Dental expo to brusH up For 2013A new show focused on the dental industry has claimed more than 1,200 visitors at its inaugural event at Hampden Park in Glasgow. The scottish Dental show was held from 24 to 25 May and featured 100 exhibitors and 30 speakers. Overall, 12 hours of CPD-accredited content was available to attendees. The trade exhibition was organised by publisher Connect Publications, which produces the Scottish Dental Magazine. Magazine editor Bruce Oxley said it plans to return next year and is investigating larger venues in both Glasgow and edinburgh. According to Connect Publications MD Alan Ramsay, most of the large-scale dental conferences and exhibitions have traditionally been in London or Birmingham, opening up a gap for the scottish sector. grass roots Football sHow sCores agaInThe Grass Roots Football show has claimed a 25 per cent rise in attendance at this year's show. The sixth annual exhibition at The neC in May attracted almost 15,000 attendees, up from 12,000 reported last year (unaudited). A major highlight was its speakers programme including former Premier League managers and players including Robbie savage, Phil Brown, Lee Carsley and Dean Holdsworth. "The continued success of the show will depend in part upon our ability to grow our exhibitor base and this will be one of the major focuses as we look forward to 2013," director Joanna Burns said.all-energy expanDs unDer reeD DIreCtIonReed exhibitions has reported an eight per cent visitor rise at its first All-energy exhibition and conference at the Aberdeen exhibition and Conference Centre (AeCC). The event attracted 8,322 attendees, along with 580 exhibitors from 19 countries, covering a total 7,000sqm. A major highlight was the show's seminar programme, which featured 300 speakers. Reed purchased the exhibition from Media Generation events last July and introduced three new zones covering offshore wind versus oil and gas; smart energy, addressing energy efficiency and smart management; and low-carbon vehicles. Reed event director Jonathan Heastie said more than 1,000sqm for the 2013 edition was reserved onsite.Show bRIEFS