Messages of support came pouring in from all sectors of the industry, with one person asking: "Why should this happen to the good guys when there are so many sharks in our industry?"
The new business was registered with Companies House on 31 March this year - 18 weeks before the demise of Red Snapper Events.
It has the same address and phone number as Red Snapper Events and has a holding page at www.redsnapperprojects.com, which was created on 3 August and refers to another company named The London Kitchen.
Event called the number this morning and got through to someone at "Red Snapper Projects".
When given the right to make a statement, Damian Clarkson gave a terse "no comment" saying the issue is "quite sensitive".
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