International Confex 2012

This week Events Northern Ltd had a whirlwind trip down to London for International Confex 2012.  Confex is an essential day out for anyone who organises events and this year took place between the 6th and 8th March, at ExCel,…

Business Etiquette Tips for Event Managers

The Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for Event Management at the University of Central Lancashire recently asked for my top ten hints and tips on professional business etiquette for budding Event Managers.  I started thinking about my personal experience and…

Kindle for Business

The Kindle was a popular Christmas present again this year for anyone not yet already converted to the joys of the Amazon e-reader.  Between the 28 December and 3 January YouGov asked over 2,000 UK residents what they had received…

Is your event management company saving you money?

Image via Wikipedia There are countless benefits to using an event management company and in these difficult economic times it is crucial that every penny counts.  So what should you expect from your event management company when it comes to…

Liverpool – the UKs friendliest city

Congratulations to Liverpool, winners at two important award ceremonies recently! Readers of Conde Nast Traveller voted Liverpool “the UKs most friendliest city” for the second year running and also recognised it as a place that offers best value for money. …

Discover 2011

Becki and Gill from Events Northern Ltd were invited to attend ‘Discover 2011’ – a familiarisation weekend to Telford and Shropshire taking place on the weekend of 16th – 18th September.  Organised by Telford and Shropshire Conferences and the Southwater…

Our search for a generic and recognisable blog logo

Recently we launched our new Events Northern Ltd website.  It was important to us that the new site linked through to our blog, both via the website and also via social media buttons on our email footers via an identifiable…

Top Tips for a Successful Career in Event Management

The recent A-Level and GCSE results got me thinking about what advice I would give to anyone interested in event management.  You may be considering studying an Event Management degree and/or want to embark on a career in event management?…

25 Years of Event Innovations

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, London is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year and to mark the occasion they appealed to key industry spokespeople, event organisers and suppliers to tell them the innovations that have made the most…

Getting the Most Out of Networking

Recently there seems to have been an explosion of business networking events.  Organisations seem to have a renewed hunger for getting “out there” and meeting as many people as they can, desperate to shake off the recession and to “do…

Have you got too many Facebook friends?

Image via Wikipedia We all know people that have amassed hundreds (or even thousands!) of Facebook friends.  Interestingly Facebook itself stipulates that your account friend limit is limited to 5,000 maximum contacts. Are people really and truly that popular? Are…

Events Northern dive into the blogging world

All of the team at Events Northern Headquarters are so excited to introduce our new addition to the family – our lovely blog! Why not follow us and enjoy our blogging posts. We hope to provide interesting articles and discussions…