Tag: event manager

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…

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…

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…

What Can the Apprentice Teach Us About Event Management?

Ten Event Management Lessons from the Apprentice 2015

I am am avid viewer of the Apprentice and I particularly enjoy any of the tasks that demand event management skills from the candidates.  Consistently the contenders get it seriously wrong and make mistakes which only highlights the skills of good Event Managers…

Events Northern Contributor to Event Manager Blog

We are delighted to officially announce that Becki Cross of Events Northern is the newest contributor to the fantastic Event Manager Blog – the number 1 blog worldwide for event professionals. We have been regular readers of the Event Manager Blog for many…

Festivals and outdoor events

10 Reasons Why I Love Working on Festivals

I get really excited whenever I have the opportunity to work on Festivals and Outdoor Events.  I love organising conferences; that is definitely my forte, however it is always good to have a change from the norm.  In my opinion…

Conference Essentials for Event Managers

We have lost count of the number of conferences and events we have organised over the years but there are certain essentials which we ensure are on hand at every single event we organise. We started putting together our list,…

Event Trends 2014

The event industry is constantly evolving.  Last year we wrote a blog post on Conference Trends 2013.  Reading back over the post we think that we predicted the year ahead fairly accurately (even if we do say so ourselves!) and…

Are Event Management Degrees Worthwhile?

Are you thinking about studying event management at university? Are you wondering if an event management degree is worthwhile? We look into the arguments and myths about what an event management degree can and cannot offer. With a twenty year…