Alive Advertising

Media Planning & Buying

Alive Advertising have a dedicated team of marketing strategists, with over 20 years each experience in planning and buying media for the event industry.

The Alive team are able to buy media across the board: Print, Out of Home, Digital, Radio and TV.

Experts in event rebranding and event launches.  Alive have been the team responsible for launching Jamies Oliver's Big Feastival, the rebrand and subsequent sell out show for Green Man Festival.


Other clients include: Coda, Corona Sunsets Festival, Altitude and the Bestival shows

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Festival Programme Ad Sales

Alive Advertising represent over 19 festival programmes across the year.  Events include: Latitude Festival, Reading and Leeds Festivals, Rewind Festival, End of The Road festival, Green Man Festival, Cornbury Festival and Isle of Wight Festival.

Festival programmes are a great tool to access the music and entertainment market.  Each of the event programmes are all sold on site with the official event merchandise.

The programmes sell out on site each year, with some reaching readerships of up over 160,000.

With limited advertising space in each programme, we recommend you get in touch early in the season to avoid disappointment.

Programme Design & Production

 Alive Advertising offer events and festivals a flexible programme service.  We can design, print and distribute your festival programme

The Alive production team come with a wealth of experience in design, editorial copy writing and print production.

Alive work to source the best quality and value print services in the UK, to ensure a cost effective end product.

Clients are kept up to date with the editorial teams work and have full sign off on all copy.  Our experienced production team will make sure the end product arrives as it should be – on time and on budget. 

The festival programme can be an important revenue stream to any festival.   

We have access to an experience onsite sales team, who are motivated to drive sales of the event programme to ensure the event programme is commercially viable.

Music Magazine

The Alive Advertising sales team represent a number of music print titles in the market place.

Our sales team specialise in sourcing ads from tour promoters, live events agencies and record labels.

We eliminate the need for a large in-house sales team, which ensures independent magazine titles financial security.

Our team sell ads based on the magazines flat plan, we deliver copy to deadlines and secure payment from our bookings.

Audience Research

Understanding your audience and consumer habits is the secret behind many successful businesses.


At Alive, we advise all of our clients to gain the competitive edge by carrying out quantitative and qualitative audience research using our audience research team.  We devise engaging questionnaires, that drive high response rates.


Once the research has been carried out, our team analyse the data and compile a full and comprehensive report along with our recommendations.  


The evaluation has proven to be extremely valuable to our client base, when creating PR and marketing campaigns.  This type of research also has proved to be invaluable when used to create commercial interest by way of advertising sales and brand partnerships.