News 19th March 2021

Local businessman Mike Seaman appointed as Running Mayor of Guildford

 New network of Running Mayors appointed to champion running as an antidote to some of our most pressing challenges A new network of Running Mayors from all across the UK — and beyond — are announced today having been appointed by Runner’s World and the RunSome campaign. This includes local businessman and CEO of the…

COVID-19 12th March 2021

The new way of working isn’t necessarily new! – by Mike Seaman

One of the (few) positive side effects of the pandemic seems to be a new openness from employers around flexible working culture and I hope that this continues as we emerge from lockdown. There has been a lot of coverage in the news over the last few weeks about a shift in static office based…

News 8th March 2021

Raccoon Events launches new digital Outside & Active Festival

Following the postponement of the inaugural National Outdoor Expo which was due to take place in March 2021, the company behind the Expo, Raccoon Events, has announced it is launching a new brand-new online hub for outdoor enthusiasts. Outside & Active will launch at 6pm on 27th March 2021 with a week-long digital Festival, packed…

Uncategorized 4th March 2021

Finance Assistant

We have a very exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join the award-winning team at Raccoon Events.

Uncategorized 4th March 2021


We have a very exciting opportunity for an Administrator to join the award-winning team at Raccoon Events.

News 24th February 2021

National Running Show announces new date for South show

Following the unveiling of the Prime Minister’s roadmap out of lockdown, the National Running Show has today announced that it is moving its inaugural National Running Show South event to Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 July 2021. The event will take place at Farnborough International and is set to welcome runners of all abilities for a packed weekend of…

Fundraising 23rd February 2021

Event Relief 2021- 24hr Global Vodcast Marathon Raising Funds for #eventprofs

Wednesday 3rd March will see the very first Global Vodcast marathon, organised & hosted throughout by events & exhibitions professional, Dan Assor. Starting at midnight GMT, Dan will host 24 hours of live programmes across social media, with the aim of raising funds for EventWell, the Event industries charitable social enterprise, dedicated to cultivating better…

COVID-19 19th January 2021

An update on The National Outdoor Expo 2021 from Mike Seaman

Hi everyone, It is with a heavy heart that I write this note, but unfortunately, we will have to delay the National Outdoor Expo until 19 & 20 March 2022. We left it as late as we could to make this difficult decision but unfortunately with the new variant and the third lockdown it just…

News 4th December 2020

National Running Show scoops two industry Excellence Awards

Raccoon Events, the company behind the multi award-winning National Running Show, National Outdoor Expo and National Snow Show portfolio, has scooped two prestigious awards at the AEO Excellence Awards 2020 for Best Consumer Show and the Innovation Award. Adding to its impressive list of 11 industry recognition awards, the winners of the 2020 Excellence Awards…

Events 22nd October 2020

The National Snow Show – the new home for snow

Snowsport enthusiasts across the country should save the date for 23-24 October 2021 when the UK’s only National Snow Show will be taking place at the NEC in Birmingham. The event will be a mecca for winter sports enthusiasts providing a comprehensive retail experience, a first-class speaker line-up and interactive features including Rail Jam dry…