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Upcoming UK Sustainable Festivals
Sustainable festivals are increasingly becoming more and more popular. With Glastonbury and Latitude behind us, here is a list of upcoming festivals known for their green initiatives.
Plastic-free music festivals are here to stay
Hundreds of thousands of us will be heading to music festivals this summer. While we are all busy thinking about what performances we want to see and how much fun we can fit in while we’re there—what we leave behind can be our biggest impact.
All That Matters is back for 2019
TAG is once again the Travel Experience Partner for All That Matters, with amazing discounted rates at hotels close to the venues.
The Business Travel People Awards 2019
Touring UK finalists and special mention to Izzi Robinson on being a highly commended for Operations Manager.
Tamsin Embleton: Mental health in the Music Industry
To kick off Mental Health Awareness Week we have decided to talk to the professionals about Mental Health issues within the music industry. Tamsin Embleton is an ex music industry booker, turned psychotherapist working with musicians, music industry, performers and creatives.
TAG announces the launch of the new and improved TAGgo application
TAG, the award-winning travel and event management company, announces the launch of its new and improved TAGgo application.
GO YOU GOOD THINGS – Behind the scenes of one of Australia's newest festivals
Three cities, more than 55,000 music fans, hundreds of performers and crew – when it came to launching their new festival last year, the team behind Australia’s Good Things Festival were not mucking around.
TAG joins Music Managers Forum
TAG is thrilled to announce that it has recently joined forces with the world’s largest community of music managers – the Music Managers Forum (MMF).
Skinnyfish Music - taking an ancient culture to the world
When the Australian music industry’s ‘night of nights’ – the ARIAs – happened earlier this year there was the usual mix of glitz and glamour. But one story resonated above all others with one of the country’s most remarkable artists posthumously recognised.
TAG staff on the road - Touring Road Diaries 2018
It is the time of year again when we all start thinking about next year, however we couldn’t go into 2019 without wrapping up this amazing year for TAG.
Backing the Australian music industry
Whether it be music sales or the booming touring circuit, Australia’s music industry is going from strength to strength. And throughout 2018 TAG has been in the thick of it, partnering with a range of events that aim to further strengthen the industry.
TAG's Touring division nominated at the TPi Awards 2019
TAG's Touring division is proud to announce it has once again been shortlisted in the ‘Favourite Travel Company’ category at the TPi Awards and we hope to bring home the win in 2019.
The voting has now opened for the TPi Awards 2019
TAG is proud to have been nominated in the TPI Awards ‘Favourite Travel Company’ category yet again in 2019. Please help TAG’s Touring division win the award by following the instructions to cast your vote.
Michael McIntyre Tour: Travel Companions
After smashing a world record in 2009 for his first sell-out comedy tour undertaking the most dates in UK arenas - Michael McIntyre went on to become one of Britain’s most popular TV comedians, and his rise to fame soon went global. Almost a decade on from his initial foray into arena performances, McIntyre’s crew remains largely the same.
Keeping Australia’s independent record labels on the move
Over the past ten years independent record labels have emerged as the engine room of the Australian music industry. And TAG is proud to partner with two of the most important national events celebrating and supporting independent labels, to be held in Adelaide this July.
TAG partners with All That Matters for the 3rd year
All That Matters (ATM), the award-winning entertainment industry conference, is partnering with The Appointment Group (TAG), the award-winning global travel and events management company for the third year. As the official travel experience partner, TAG will manage bookings and accommodation requirements for speakers, delegates, bands, fans and attendees of All That Matters across a variety of hotels in Singapore, as well as curate bespoke travel experiences for international guests attending the festival.
Melbourne to host the global music industry convention
Some of the world’s most influential music industry figures and policy makers will be descending on Melbourne, Australia this April – and TAG will be in the thick of it. The Melbourne Music Cities Convention is one of the most important global music gatherings this year.
TAG Global Touring at the Pollstar Live! 2018 in Los Angeles
Pollstar Live! has cemented its place as the largest gathering of concert industry professionals in the world. The 2018 event was held at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on February 6-8, 2018 and it brought thousands of music business execs together for three days of deal making, discussions, education, networking, music, fun and, hopefully, some tanning.
Road Diaries TPi Magazine: Dani Triebner - Senior Tour Specialist, TAG Global Touring
I’ve been on the road for the last 5 years of my 11 in the industry, and as the Advance Travel Agent on the tour, it is my job to ensure that everything is all set up and ready to go. Then, when a tired group arrive, they are immediately handed envelopes containing their key and any info they might need for their stay.
TAG Global Touring Izzi Robinson part of Tomorrow's Travel Leaders TTG 30 Under 30
The Appointment Group (TAG) Global Touring is extremely proud to see Izzi Robinson named as one of TTG 30 Under 30 in 2018. Every year TTG identifies 30 promising young executives as Tomorrow's Travel Leaders, providing valuable advice and networking opportunities to help them excel.
The Appointment Group Global Touring Celebrates Win at the TPi Awards
The Appointment Group (TAG) Global Touring is proud to announce it has won the award for ‘Favourite Travel Company’ at the 2018 Total Production International (TPi) awards. Rachel Gosling, Operations Manager - Manchester and Lisa Liguori, Business Development Manager - UK collected the award on behalf of the TAG Global Touring team.
The Appointment Group Global Touring nominated at the TPi Awards for six consecutive years
The Appointment Group (TAG) Global Touring is proud to announce it has been nominated in the ‘Favourite Travel Company’ category at the TPi Magazine awards and we hope to bring home the prize once again in 2018. On Monday 26th February 2018, the live event production industry’s leading publication, Total Production International will host the TPi Awards for 17th time.
Caroline McCann’s overview of five months with TAG Global Touring US
It’s five months since Caroline McCann, Managing Director of TAG Global Touring US, moved from TAG HQ in London to Los Angeles to oversee the touring teams in the US, and it’s time to evaluate her time across the pond. Currently leading a team of 30 tour specialists across TAG’s offices in Los Angeles, Nashville and New York, Caroline has been working closely together with all the offices, identifying each individuals’ strengths and evaluating their skills.
The Appointment Group appoints Caroline McCann as Managing Director of TAG Global Touring US
The Appointment Group (TAG) are pleased to announce that Caroline McCann, previously Managing Director of TAG Global Touring UK, has taken on the new role of overseeing the touring operations in the US. Caroline’s new position will help strengthen the US touring management operation and assist the team to achieve its goals for 2017.