A Great Source Of Free Tickets

In all honesty, how good are event management students? As an industry we have come a long way in terms of technology, health and safety reforms and generally keeping up with the evolution curve. Lamps that used to give you…

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Radio Gaga

Radio Communication on site – my point of view A cup of old hotel coffee seemingly filtered through a soggy sock and a visit, cup in hand, to the radio shack to pick up “my ears” for the day ahead….

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Educating Lily

My 16-year-old daughter has grown up in and around the event industry and has quite literally been ceremoniously dumped in the event world. As a baby, her favorite place to fall asleep in her car seat, was on top of…

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Event Risk Management

Smoke from a Bonfire Night display that drifted across the M5 leading to a fatal pile-up, appeared to motorists as if “someone tipped a can of paint over their windscreen”, a jury has been told. Somerset fireworks organiser Geoffrey Counsell…

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No – I’m Spartacus

So I have spent the last quarter of a century working and playing in the event management industry. I have set myself landmarks and goals that I consider the defining points of success. When I accomplish one of those goals…

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How to Cook Up a Great Creative

Place two or three creatives in a room with natural daylight at about 22 degrees. Add a decent brief and stir it in gently so all the information is absorbed – don’t beat the creative at this point, they will…

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Green Piece

As we all power into the twenty first century, we’re having a light bulb moment. Shining a light on the last hundred years or so, of committing the proverbial Hari-Kari on our planet by polluting it, draining it of it’s…

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