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This initiative is all about making life easier by finding and communicating 'common ground' regarding the application of regulatiohn at UK event venues, specifically regarding exhibition business activity and it essential reading for venues, organisers, exhibitors and supplier companies.

The eGuide provides clear and straightforward guidance for achieving common standards of health, safety and operational planning, management and on-site conduct across UK event venues.  In addition the e-Guide provides guidance on areas such as risk assessment, build up, break-down and electrical testing.


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Despite the focus on exhibitions, the featured guidance will have some relevancy to other types of event activity (such as conferences and other similar events) and therefore  invaluable for anyone working in venues in the UK.   Recognised as the industry‚Äôs best practice document, the eGuide is continually reviewed by working industry professionals who represent the best advice currently available, and who themselves have to work within the guidelines in their own professional capacities.

August 2019: A total of 24 sections have been reviewed with 22 containing updated information.

Sectional Splits

You are able to download specific sections:

  • Catering
  • Connectivity
  • Electrics
  • Security
  • Stand Build


If you have any questions regarding specific content or have any suggestions feel free to contact the team via


Standardised Forms

The following forms are available for download:

  • Checklist for Food Exhibitors/External Caterers
  • Drone Safety Checklist
  • Electrical Test Form
  • Hoist & Third Party Rigging Order Form
  • Hot Works Permit
  • On-Site Hoist & Fix Third Party Rigging Sign-Off
  • Pre-Open Checklist
  • Shell Scheme Construction Confirmation
  • Temporary Demountable Seating
  • Use of Compressed Gas
  • Use of Laser, Pyrotechnics or Flame Effects
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