Author Archives: Helen Brady

About Helen Brady

Helen Brady is Event Manager for Events Northern Ltd. With experience not only as an Event Manager, but as a Visual Merchandiser and Venue Dresser, Helen has been organising things and trying to make them look pretty since 1988!

Trends Round Up – March 2019

The world of events doesn’t stand still for long. Here is our round up of essential inspiration, news, happenings and interesting tidbits for the event industry in March 2019. Making Event Ideas Happen Have you got a niggling idea for…

How Much Does an Event Management Company Cost?

Does this conversation sound familiar? We would hazard a guess that this is the question that Event Management agencies get asked the most. And if we are all honest, the quick answer is ‘How long is a piece of string?’…

The Super Bowl Super Plan

For anyone even vaguely interested in event management and live production, the Super Bowl Half Time Show is the real one to watch. Anybody that is anybody in the music world has played the Super Bowl Half Time Show, with…

4 FYRE Lessons for Event Managers Everywhere

The much-anticipated insight into the notorious Fyre Festival went live on Netflix on Friday. Must-watch viewing for Event Managers everywhere, the trailer promised an ‘exclusive behind the scenes look at the infamous unraveling’ of the 2017 event. Fyre Festival was…

L is for Lighting

The importance of lighting at an event can often be overlooked. When it is done right, it can be one of the most effective ways of completely transforming a space. It can help set the atmosphere that you are trying…

#Eventprofs A to Z

We all know how hard it is to stay on top of our business related social media activity. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Blogging all take time, and without prior planning, it can be difficult to make sure your content is…

International Womens Day 2018

In celebration of International Womens Day, this year we wanted to take the opportunity to tell you a little bit more about some of the tremendous business women that we are lucky enough to have collaborated with recently. Shabana Mirza…

First Monday in May – Film Documentary [Review]

Netflix is a treasure trove of great documentaries and I was delighted when a friend directed me to the ‘First Monday in May’, directed by Andrew Rossi. The title refers to the long-standing Met Gala annual date, and the 90-minute…

Kendal Calling Festival

Kendal Calling Festival 2016 Review

As a dedicated #eventprof that is always looking to better herself, learn from others and up my industry game, I only thought it was right and proper that I attend one of the North West’s most popular music festivals to…

Event Recap – PENNA 2015

Who: Patient Experience Network What: The Patient Experience Network National Awards 2015 (PENNA) Where: The Repertory Theatre, Birmingham (@BirminghamRep) When: Wednesday 2nd March 2016 Why: To celebrate the delivery of outstanding patient experience by those involved in the health and social care…

2016 Events Northern Recap

The clocks have gone back, the nights have started getting longer and the sun has started making the view from our office window that little bit more lovely… Can you believe it is Mid-April already?! Where does the time go? The old…

A Volunteering Crisis and Why Eventprofs Should Volunteer

The National Trust is one of the Great British institutions. It looks after, preserves and showcases some of the most historic and iconic buildings and gardens across the UK. With many of its sites famously used for filming, be it Game of Thrones…