How to Make Realistic Financial Projections for Your Event

For owners of young events it can be incredibly challenging to make realistic financial projections. However, if you’re hoping to secure investment, borrow from the bank or simply want to stay in business, it’s a necessary exercise. Whether you want to put together the business case for your brand new project or make a multi-year … Read more

Now You’re Cooking! 7 Key Ingredients For The Success of Your Next Event

This infographic is for all the epicurean event managers out there who appreciate what goes into the making of fine food, drink…and of course events! And for those of you who’d prefer text… Strategy Like a great dinner party, every event starts out with a clear vision of who it’s for, why it’s different and … Read more

Pokémon GO and the Lessons for Event Managers

Pokémon was the craze back in the late 90s. There were all sorts of Pokémon games released for home consoles, not to mention those collector cards that fans fell in love with. All these years later, Pokémon has been revived with the release of Pokémon GO. What is Pokémon GO and what does it have … Read more

9 Ways to Avoid Those ‘Last Minute’ Event Changes That Stress You Out!

‘Event coordinator’ has once again been identified as one of the world’s most stressful jobs. According to Forbes’ 10 Most Stressful Jobs list for 2016, it’s the 5th most stressful profession, falling just behind ‘police officer’. What makes the role of event planner so stressful? According to a recent survey of 215 organisers, the top planner stressor … Read more

6 Event Planning Lessons We Can Take From Wimbledon

Wimbledon is back – and in full swing – to brighten up our British summer. Long queues, suspect weather, strawberry’s & cream, jugs of Pimms, not to mention the dazzling spectacle of the tennis bringing us heartbreak and heroes. It’s an iconically British event, but how can we event organisers learn from the things that make Wimbledon the … Read more

Video: How to Build a Fail-Proof Onsite Logistics Strategy

Should your event equipment use a WiFi or mobile network? What types of roles should you assign to your onsite team? How do you calculate the number of attendees who can enter per hour? Getting fans through the gates seems simple, but there are countless questions to consider to do it right. Get the answers from … Read more