How to insert YouTube video’s into PowerPoint

23rd April 2018 Planning 0

  I was recently asked to place some YouTube videos into a PowerPoint presentation for an event. I am very capable of embedding a video but YouTube links drive me nuts. I have always used the embed code not the link etc. and still find it never works properly and if the internet is rubbish… Read more

#GDPR – what does it mean?

16th April 2018 Planning Uncategorised 0

  GDPR comes into force on the 25 May 2018. No it is not a new punctual rail service for the UK, it is new European legislation called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It is directly applicable in all EU member states and will replace the current UK law the Data Protection Act 1998. The European Commission’s intention is to create a “one-stop-shop” for… Read more

Exhibiting – Getting the basics right

5th April 2018 Planning 0

Many moons ago I spent a number of years organising B2B and B2C exhibitions. As an organiser we would spend hours working out the room layout, designing shell scheme spaces to maximise revenue, developing great interactive sessions to entice delegates along to the show. We also put together an extensive exhibitor manual full of information… Read more

Top 5 ways to become a better people manager in the events industry.

15th March 2018 Planning 0

  I have seen a lot of articles recently on poor management and how staff leave people not companies. I myself have encountered both very good and very bad managers over the years and it really can affect your life both inside and outside of work. Event Managers spend alot of their time managing people… Read more

Looking after staff when they are out at events

20th February 2018 Planning 0

  I was recently talking to young events manager who had been asked to organise her company’s exhibition stand at a trade show in the USA. This was something she hadn’t done before so she wanted run a few things past a more experienced person, still not sure why she rang me!! After we had… Read more