Trends Round Up – April 2019

The world of events is constantly changing and innovating. Here is our round up of essential inspiration, news, happenings and interesting snippets for the event industry in April 2019. Making Event Ideas Happen If you have an event idea you…

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…

Trends Round Up – February 2019

The world of events doesn’t stand still for long. Here is our round up of essential inspiration, news, happenings and interesting tidbits from the event industry in February 2019. Coloured Light Filters Oversized event letters have been a hit for…

11 Things People Hate to Hear at Events

At conferences and events, there are a number of words and phrases which will strike fear into every attendee. Believe us – no one wants to hear these dreaded words. Avoid these at all costs! We created a list of…

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…

26 Ways Conferences Will Be Different in 2029

Conferences are constantly evolving and look and feel very different today than they were 10 years ago. But what changes can we expect to see from conferences in the next 10 years? What will conferences look like in 2029?  …

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…

What is Event Management?

As surprising as it may seem, some people haven’t got a clue what event management actually is, let alone what an event manager does every day! At networking events, there can be puzzled looks on people’s faces trying to figure…

Why 70db is the New 85db

Working in the hustle-bustle of the events industry, people are constantly working in loud environments. Have you ever thought of the damage that all that noise could be doing to your ears? There are thousands of people in the United…

T is for Training

As part of our #EventprofsAtoZ series we have lined up a number of guest bloggers to post on their area of expertise. No one should have ever finished learning. Whether you have years of industry experience, are learning the ropes…

N is for Nuptials

As part of our #EventprofsAtoZ series we have lined up a number of guest bloggers to post on their area of expertise. Today, we hear from Louise Bashforth, Founder of L27 Weddings and Events.  L27 is a creative event design…

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…

B is for Brands

As part of our #EventprofsAtoZ series we have lined up a number of guest bloggers to post on their area of expertise. First up is Freelance Graphic Designer, Nicola Darwen. Nicola has experience working for some of the worlds top…

#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…

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Event Trends for 2017 [Panel Discussion]

EventMB – the number one blog for event professionals – recently launched their latest free report: 10 Event Trends for 2017. Covering event technology, meeting design, venues & destinations and marketing & social media it is essential and recommended reading for everyone…

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Blog On MSI September 2016

Freshly back from #BlogonMSI, a blogging conference in Manchester, here are my event highlights in terms of conversation, brands and learning. This was my third Blog On event, and the biggest attendance by far, selling out in just three weeks….

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Blog On MSI Ice Breaker

Next Sunday is the fantastic Blog on MSI Conference, which is a not to be missed event for bloggers at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester. This will be the third time I have attended and I always…

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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…

Strong Woman – Karren Brady [Book Review]

I have always had a lot of respect for business woman Karren Brady CBE, and this has only increased now I have read her autobiography “Strong Woman – The Truth About Getting To The Top“. For anyone who isn’t familiar,…

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…

Blogging Goals for 2016

As 2016 dawns I have been reflecting on my personal, business and blogging goals for the coming year, as is the tradition. Inspired by this New Years Resolution post I wrote for EventMB and this post by Sir Richard Branson…

25 Eventprofs You Need to Follow on Instagram

Instagram is the most recent social media phenomenon. The photo sharing tool has 300 million monthly active users worldwide, with 14 million of those from the UK (as at July 2015). Now owned by Facebook, it’s visual nature has made it a…