“This was my first time at Event Buyers Live and I really didn’t know what to expect. I often find networking a little frustrating as it is now always very productive. This was refreshingly different, I found the organiser’s dinner just as useful as the supplier meetings”
Grace and Tailor
“Event Buyers Live is the new wave of industry networking. Not only is it a superb opportunity to meet all of the suppliers I’m interested in, it is also a great opportunity to meet my peers in the industry, share and learn from their experiences. I’ll be back!”
20-20 Events
“Event Buyers Live is a place where we can get a lot of thing done in a short space of time”
Shambala Festival
“In what has shaped up to be a busy start to the year, it was definitely worth carving out a few days to attend! Some great suppliers were met, some even better connections were made, in a beautiful setting with great hosts!”
“Event Buyers Live was an excellent opportunity to network and meet new suppliers. Alongside the great roundtable sessions, invaluable time was spent with fellow event professionals in an amazing setting”
Culture Liverpool
“Event Buyers Live has a very effective formula that seems even more polished than when I last attended three years ago. The enjoyable organisers-only dinner set the bar high and the standard remained up there throughout the event. Two relaxing days doing business in a great location with some very motivated organisers and suppliers was time well spent”
Victorious Festivals
“Event Buyers Live is a really productive two days – a must for all event professionals”
REM Events
“Event Buyers Live is a well organised event that provides both organisers and suppliers the opportunity to spend twenty minutes together in each face-to-face meeting. There are great quality professional suppliers who are like-minded and I’m sure will be easy to work with. When time out of the office is at a premium, this is two days well spent”
Fit the Bill
“Event Buyers Live is a great event to network and meet new suppliers”
“Event buyers Live is run by professionals for professionals. I would highly recommend the first class two days of business”
Fancy Fair Festivals
“Event Buyers Live was a great couple of days, the opportunity to meet and chat face to face with suppliers is really beneficial and saves a huge amount of time”
BEDE Events
“Event Buyers Live is a great way to meet and network with other industry professionals, the event is focused and relevant. A very well done is deserved to the organisation team for another fantastic event!”
“Event Buyers Live provides an excellent opportunity to have structured meetings with potential suppliers and network with industry colleagues”
Dock Street Events
“Event Buyers Live is a supermarket sweep for event production!”
“Our first year at Event Buyers Live was very successful, we found the event well organised and full of opportunities”
Grist Environmental
“Event Buyers Live has by far been the best networking event that we have ever attended, the staff were amazing, and it was very well organised. EBL is a must for all event organisers and suppliers”
Motorshow Events
“Event Buyers Live is the perfect platform to help our company expand its network of support from both suppliers and other event organisers. Off the back of EBL our company is now looking into running a local festival, and we have had a huge amount of support from some of the suppliers about the idea. Event Buyers Live is just a great overall place to do business!”
Making it a Success
“Event Buyers Live was full of great meetings and had a good layout. We found it very useful and would one hundred per cent go back again”
Marble LDN
“Event Buyers Live is a great event organised by event experts, bringing together a huge range of event professionals from a diverse range of sectors, in terms of size and the type of events involved. There was an enthusiastic, relaxed but professional atmosphere to the whole event throughout, and we’ve gained new clients that we would never have met otherwise. We would definitely attend again!”
Style Brands
“Event Buyers Live had a very positive atmosphere throughout the whole event, it was well organised and very professional. It really felt as through people came to do business”
Talking Box
“Event Buyers Live really delivers for Instant Marquees, the event management is exceptional. EBL is intense but always worthwhile”
Instant Marquees
“Event Buyers Live is a great event to do business and meet like-minded people”
2CL Communications
“I put the tools down for 30 hours and enjoyed the thought provoking, contact making and idea exchanging – before picking them back up again armed with much more fresh thinking”
Bournemouth University
“I had a great first time at Event Buyers Live and made such great contacts. Congratulations are in order for the organising team, they managed to wow a group of people who are very hard to please! As event organisers we are super spoilt and have very high expectations!”
Event agency freelancer
“I had a hugely worthwhile few days at Event Buyers Live. The flawless organisation by the Stand Out team gave endless opportunities to meet old and new suppliers, agencies and friends in a relaxed environment conducive to networking and to doing business. The seminars, keynote speakers, entertainment and fantastic fireworks added the final sparkle that made EBL19 truly memorable. Thank you for the invitation to attend, it was time well spent”
Turquoise Blue
“Event Buyers Live is the only event I regularly attend as focused meetings with vetted buyers ensures a great ROI and opportunity to network with focused event professionals”
Max WiFi
“Event Buyers Live is an amazing event to conduct some outstanding meetings, the format works brilliantly”
“I found Event Buyers Live very informative, especially the roundtable discussions. This event is a great opportunity to meet event professionals and suppliers who are at the top of their game! The event is professionally run, with a team who make you feel welcomed and are always on hand to help. I will be adding EBL to my list of top networking events within the UK”
Julia Charles Event Management
“Everybody at Event Buyers Live whether fellow organisers or suppliers were more than happy to converse. I came away with several ideas for the future”
A New Day Festival
“Event Buyers Live is a great event to meet other event organisers and suppliers to share experiences and knowledge of events. I’ve met some great contacts over the last couple of years at this event and really appreciate the opportunity to attend!”
England Hockey
“Event Buyers Live 2019 was by far the best yet. I had brilliant pre-event information, it was a great venue and the staff were extremely professional. I had carefully selected meetings which proved to be both engaging and productive. Well done to the EBL team, we will definitely be back next year!``
“Event Buyers Live is by far the most useful industry trade event available to organisers. I always look forward to it, the organisation is on point, the facilities are always excellent, and the networking is unmatched”
Event Site Design/ WOMAD
“Event Buyers Live is always a well organised and slick event. It’s packed with interesting speakers and discussions, and the opportunity to network with a whole range of industry contacts all under one roof!”
Onsite Event Services
“Event Buyers Live is absolutely worthwhile to attend. As a first timer to a residential networking event I was apprehensive about attending, but once you get stuck in the event is really relaxed and has a good amount of structure to facilitate networking. You never know what you’re going to find or who you’re going to meet!”
Brands at Work
“It was really good event which was useful and well organised”
Methodist Church
“Event Buyers Live is a great event with a wide variety of both organisers and suppliers. Face to-face meetings at pre-agreed times allowed for great interaction between clients and suppliers, with the roundtable discussions and networking opportunities throughout the event offered a chance for less formal networking”
BT Events
“Event Buyers Live was a great event that exceeded expectations, I will definitely return next year!”
Slammin Events
“Event Buyers Live was an excellent two days of meetings, networking and learning”
BEDE Events
“We love the opportunities that we are presented with at Event Buyers Live. The best organisers are on tap and you are given time to chat through their requirements in a business-like environment”
Loos for Dos
“Event Buyers Live is a great event. It was so well organised, and the signage was great. There were some great suppliers to meet with and it was great to have time to understand their offering”
“Event Buyers Live is a really interesting event, it is great to meet new suppliers and share some ideas and best practice with event managers”
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
“Being relatively new to the industry, Event Buyers Live was my first experience of this kind. The team were so efficient at organising every aspect of my visit beforehand – it really put me at ease”
BecauseXM Agency
“Event Buyers Live is going from strength to strength, the event provides quality suppliers in a balanced and professional environment necessary to conduct business in this industry”
Red Kite Management
“This is our fourth year at Event Buyers Live, and once again it has surpassed expectations. We had a full diary of interesting meetings plus all the additional opportunities to meet new people and catch up with existing contacts, it’s fantastic. EBL is a slick operation that benefits both the organisers and suppliers equally, so everyone’s a winner!”
The Ticketsellers
“Event Buyers Live was a great event, it is extremely well organised with some fantastic conversations about tangible work”
Visions Group
``Event Buyers Live is a fantastic event and delivered on all aspects. We are very confident about seeing new business opportunities arise from the event”
Pylon One
`` Excellent event not only giving us the opportunity to talk to top-rate suppliers but provided networking facilities with other event organisers sharing best and worst practices! It's re-assuring to know that no matter how big or small we are all swans paddling furiously below the water-line! ``
Lechlade Music Festival
`` It was a fantastic show and your team should be very proud of what you achieved. I thought the business opportunities, calibre of contractor and targeted opportunities were fantastic. The speakers were superb and there’s always a little room in the old grey matter for us all to learn, I certainly did. There was also a great balance between formal and informal. ``
Redwood Events
`` It was amazing, so useful to have all those amazing people in one easy to access space. It’s like a dream for event managers. ``

Bear Grylls Survival Race
`` Just like any successful event, EBL was Informal, structured, professional, inspired and inspiring, fun, informative and without any waste of space or time. For those of us who feel independent… It let us know that we’re not isolated or alone. Fantastic support all round. ``
Public-I Group
`` This was the first time Carrier Rental Systems has attended such an event and for me, it was extremely worthwhile as I met people I have been trying to contact and others I hadn’t bargained on! All in all, an enlightening, interesting and valuable experience – well done to all at Stand Out and thank you! ``
Carrier Rental Systems
`` I’m sure most organisers would agree that blocking out two full days in the diary is far from easy. However, driving away from EBL I acknowledged it was a worthwhile use of my time. ``
Kili Live
`` My first time at Event Buyers live was very worthwhile. I met some good people who I hope to work with in the future and enjoyed both keynote speeches and roundtable discussions. I look forward to the next one! ``
Wilde Ones
`` I found EBL extremely helpful and informative, spending 25 minutes face-to-face with prospective suppliers was invaluable. I feel I have made some valuable new connections and relationships. ``
The Good Life Experience
`` First time, excellent quality introductions throughout, natural networking opportunities everywhere, well worth the time! ``
Kelham Hall
`` EBL is a great place to meet new suppliers all in one place and also a great forum to meet other event organisers. ``
Geestar Empire
`` We had a great couple of days at EBL17. A great networking opportunity to meet both existing and new clients. Well paced and organised meetings with organisations that actually want to hear about the service you provide. Thanks EBL team for a great event. ``
`` Event Buyers Live provided a great opportunity to open my mind to what is going on in the industry, to pick up ideas and make contacts too. Definitely worth a couple of days out of the office! ``
Bath University
`` EBL is a rock solid business event run by industry professionals for industry professionals, the organisation is second to none and this shines through in the communications prior to the event, the event itself and the communication post event. The chances for networking are huge and the buyers are of the very best quality from the events world! Keep up the good work guys! ``
Contemporary Event Structures
`` It was a first class gathering of fellow eventers with an outstanding offer of first-rate seminars and networking opportunities in a simply stunning venue. Well done to Event Buyers Live! ``
War and Peace Revival
`` Event Buyers Live is the most important networking event in my diary each year. The excellently managed and delivered event presents an unrivalled opportunity to engage with suppliers and industry professionals. Some of our best suppliers have been recruited through EBL and I’m delighted to have been involved. ``
Bournemouth 7’s
`` A fantastic event; lived up to the hype. ``
`` EBL17 provided a fantastic opportunity to network with likeminded organisers and link with suppliers. It is a must for any organisation looking to expand their supplier relationships or monitor trends in the industry. ``
`` This is my third year attending EBL and was by far my most productive. It is a great show and has improved year on year. A huge thank you to all of the team for organising a great event! ``
Event by Event
`` A great way to have dedicated meetings with a range of suppliers in one venue over a short space of time. ``
Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series
`` In a day and a half I attended more meetings than I would in several weeks or even months! I would certainly recommend EBL to other suppliers. ``
`` A great environment for a more natural networking opportunity and building supplier relationships. ``
Cult Agency
`` A well-planned and executed stage for event professionals to do business. A real sense of togetherness to help push the events industry forward. ``
Live Trackway
`` Once again the team from Event Buyers Live totally nailed it. They always over deliver and this year was no exception. ``
`` I enjoyed EBL – it was useful to meet some new contacts and see some familiar faces. I left having made a really useful contact for a large event project Im working on . Looking forward to next year. ``
`` The standard of the whole event and the quality of attendees was fantastic this year. We found the event thoroughly enjoyable, networked with some amazing companies and quality leads, which meant it was a fun-filled few days. ``
Europa International
`` The format is expertly designed to maximise networking opportunities, a really well organised two days, thank you to the EBL team. ``
Kent Event Centre
`` Once again great speakers and very well organised, thank you to all the team for making it seamless. ``
`` The event is the best networking event I have ever experienced and the team of organisers, every single person makes you feel special and important. ``
Eight Ray Music
`` For my first visit, this was a well organised and laid out event, hope you’ll invite us back again. ``
A New Day Festival
`` As an event organiser the event was invaluable in making new contacts, cementing ideas, networking and generally being outside the ‘office box’ to give time to think with like-minded people! ``
Shropshire Festivals
`` My first time with EBL and very impressed with their presentation and production all round. Quite inspiring. Well done and looking forward to more. ``
Chippenham Folk Festival
`` I was genuinely impressed by EBL. Compared to ILMC, IPM or the Event Production Show (stale and irrelevant) it struck the right chord between content and opportunity, whilst feeling fresh and relevant. You seem to have attracted the right buyers in order to attract the right suppliers. ``
Music Plus Sport
`` I will be recommending the event to all I speak to and would be very happy to chat further, as I think it is such a great format for event organisers. ``
Brand Events
`` EBL is a fantastically well organised and fun event; a really worthwhile use of 2 days out of the office with a potential for new business you wouldn’t necessarily have planned or predicted. ``
`` EBL was a great event and forum for swapping ideas, meeting new suppliers and keeping your finger on the pulse of the events industry. ``
`` I attended Event Buyers Live for the first time in 2017. I was very impressed by the event organisation, speakers and seminars. I found the format of meeting suppliers for set meetings a very effective way to discuss projects in greater detail than at other events. ``
Greenman Festival
`` An extremely well organised, professional event that is well worth the time out of the office. ``
Wealden Fair
`` I found this year EBL very useful, attended some very useful one to one meeting with possible new suppliers for this years festivals. Great networking time with conversations from such a wide range of activities, really got a lot out of it. Both the opening and closing keynote speakers gave very informative talks, which have help steer me in a different mind set for the year. ``
Cheltenham Festivals
`` The mix of seminars and supplier meetings was both balanced and relevant to my work. EBL provided me with a great opportunity to reflect upon the overall delivery of the festivals that I work on. ``
Metal Culture Village Festivals
`` The gala dinner provides an informal and fun continuation of the days networking. EBL is a highly recommendable event. ``
Fourth Generation
`` The EBL team are the best; attentive, caring and professional. ``
Agility Fairs & Events
`` EBL provided us with opportunities not only to meet new suppliers for existing events but for brand new events with new clients. We look forward to carrying this forward. ``
Commercial Heritage Consultancy
`` A really refreshing event. A great combination of networking opportunities and interesting suppliers. ``
IO Live
`` I attended as a speaker and I must say I have never attended a better-run event. I was managed from arrival to departure and I could not have asked for more. Thank you. ``
Hollywood Inc.
`` I have attended a couple of these forums in the past and this one, the quality of the seminars and speakers was the best I have ever seen. Pitched at just the right level, interesting stories, well chaired and I left feeling I have learnt a lot. ``
RDA Events
`` Great team pre and during event! Careful, polite, responsive. Very good standard selection of suppliers and buyers. a good event, among work and leisure. ``
Monica Bali Events

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