Eric Stuart QPM

Eric Stuart elected as next chair for United Kingdom Crowd Management Association

The United Kingdom Crowd Management Association (UKCMA) has announced its newly-elected chair to replace Showsec’s managing director Mark Harding, who’s standing down from the pro bono position after ten years in office. Eric Stuart QPM, director of Gentian Events, is...
Posted On 01 Apr 2019

UKCMA report focuses on reduction in number of security and stewarding personnel

A significant report detailing the results of a survey concerning an industry-wide reduction in the numbers of security and stewarding personnel has now been published by the United Kingdom Crowd Management Association (UKCMA). The finalised report delivered by the University of...
Posted On 18 Aug 2017

Showsec secures prestigious event management contract for 2017 Royal Highland Show

Showsec has been presented with a prestigious opportunity to achieve further growth in Scotland after securing a contract to work with one of Europe’s iconic celebrations of farming, food and rural life. The crowd management and event security specialist will now play a key role...
Posted On 17 Feb 2017
The Royal Variety Performance 2016. Photographer: Matt Frost. Image courtesy of ITV Studios

Showsec praised for crowd management operation at Royal Variety Performance 2016

Showsec has received recognition for helping to make the Royal Variety Performance’s eagerly-awaited return to the Eventim Apollo in West London a memorable occasion. The crowd management and event security specialist played a key role in the staging of this traditional...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016

New graduates strengthen management team at event security specialist Showsec

The development of Showsec’s management team has taken further significant steps forward as part of an ongoing commitment on the part of the business to achieve the highest degree of excellence. Four of the company’s operations executives have been awarded a Foundation Degree in...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016
Alan Wallace (centre) of Showsec pictured with representatives of the FSOA

Showsec extends partnership agreement with Football Safety Officers’ Association

Showsec has just extended its working partnership with one of British football’s leading authorities, the latter having played a key role in the Leicester-based crowd management and event security specialist increasing its presence within the game. At the bi-annual conference of...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016
ACC Liverpool: the venue for this year's Labour Party Conference

Security contract for Labour Party Conference finalised as OCS Group takes reins from G4S

The Labour Party’s Annual Conference, scheduled to take place in Liverpool from Sunday 25 September through until Wednesday 28 September, has now received the go ahead after being placed in jeopardy following high profile disagreements over the security contract for the...
Posted On 30 Aug 2016

UKCMA introduces new online presence to highlight growing influence in security business sector

The UK Crowd Management Association (UKCMA) has developed and launched a new online presence specifically designed to highlight the organisation’s growing influence within the security business sector. The UKCMA was formed back in 2001 to represent the interests of key...
Posted On 02 Aug 2016

Showsec plays vital event management role in helping to secure Radio 1’s Big Weekend

Coldplay’s Chris Martin led the chorus of acclaim for the ‘team’ which helped to make BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend such a spectacular success, with event security specialist Showsec playing a key role in ensuring the experience was every bit as good for the music devotees in...
Posted On 07 Jun 2016

Showsec safeguards Leicester City’s title party to mark club’s astonishing Premier League triumph

A celebration party every bit as astonishing as Leicester City’s Barclays Premier League title triumph saw an estimated 240,000 people hail the champions, and Showsec played a key role in ensuring it was such a memorable occasion. The crowd management and event securit...
Posted On 18 May 2016