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Whether it’s your first ever seminar or the annual conference/exhibition, knowing that you’ll have a great turn out is crucial to the success of your event. In a fast changing, inter-connected world, there are always new and innovative ways of attracting delegates. From our experience of coordinating 100’s of events, here are our “Top 10 Tips” to Continue reading »

We take lots of appointments for hotel and venue representatives who visit us.  When it comes to confirming appointments, people have different views on whether to pre-confirm their expected arrival. Some clients don’t like to confirm the appointment fully in writing as it might have a chance of being cancelled. So here’s our experience. Last Continue reading »

This week I came across Richard Branson’s top; 10 tips for success and in the list at Number 4 is “Have fun and look after your team”.  It reminded me of the importance of Team building and how it can help companies improve and retain their employees. Team building is any activity that enhances interpersonal relationships, Continue reading »

We were recently asked to help contribute to a report commissioned by ITR events. The question simply said “What interesting developments do you see happening in 2016 in regards to events, trade shows and conferences.?” Of the 51 responses, here’s a condensed summary of the common themes: In general, most expected 2016 to be a Continue reading »

This week we handed over the management of Venturefest Yorkshire to MakeItYork. We first managed Venturefest Yorkshire in 2005.  It was a thoroughly rewarding event to manage as it helped high growth entrepreneurs to become more successful by connecting them with investors or contacts that could help them.  Businesses such as BugBrush and Aptamer Solutions Continue reading »

I recently had the pleasure of seeing Michael Bloomberg and Richard Reed (Innocent Drinks) in one afternoon at an event.  They both had some great visionary statements that were worth sharing: Michael Bloomberg: When asked about success, he said “The world is about people, the difference is to have the best people, that’s the skill Continue reading »

These are just some of the things we look for in venues when picking out the ones we like to work with (not forgetting the importance of how they actually deliver on site!) Valued Clients: As agents we love it when a venue is able to see the bigger picture and can offer good discounts for Continue reading »