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

How to use MS Word to create name badges

1st February 2018 Planning 1

  Recently i was creating some name badges for an event. As usual was creating my name badges in MS Word (old school i know) but as i don’t have access currently to a mac with handy design tools on it, this works for me. The strangest thing about the whole thing was that my… Read more

Planning an event in Brazil is no carnival!

17th January 2018 Cities Planning 0

  Planning an event in Rio de Janerio was a task of a differing level to any other have I faced in the past! When I was first told I would be going to Rio, I was excited. All day I was humming the now irritating song “At the Copa- Copacabana” by Barry Manalow. Rio… Read more

Top 10 tips for planning events

14th December 2017 Planning 0

  #1 Planning makes perfect Plot key dates and milestones Plan out how your budget will be assigned? Who will be invited? How you will market the event? Set some smart objectives allowing you to measure the success of your event. #2 Regular updates Keeping the team up to date stops people getting stressed in… Read more

Are virtual events the answer to engaging a global workforce on a budget?

4th December 2017 Planning 1

  As organisations become more global and workers more remote, the costs of bringing them all together is increasing. With budgets being squeezed more and more each year how do you tackle this problem, bringing people together for a fraction money. The answer could be introducing virtual events to your portfolio. The concept has been… Read more