Where are your delegates going?

If there is one thing that delegates really dislike it is being lost and being late. Give them as much help to make sure that doesn’t happen. It is one of my pet hates when, as an event delegate I discover that little care has been taken with helping me get…

Don’t let site visit travel weigh you down

Venue Site visits are tiring at the best of times, but you may be making it worse for yourself by taking a pile of clutter along with you.What’s in your bag?Let’s examine your overnight bag. Enough for one night? Or a whole week? It’s tempting to throw in last minute…

Venue considerations when livestreaming events

Some event planners extend their events by going beyond the typical conference setting. They open their event to remote delegates (those not physically present at the venue) who connect by using a mobile or device of some description. All that is needed is a web-link. The remote delegate is then…

Saving Time at your next exhibition

Making connections face to face is integral to business and professional development. And the good news is that we are blessed with an abundance of exhibitions (trade shows) that bring people together.But as a very busy event planner you may claim that you don’t have the time to go. That…

Why risk getting your insurance wrong?

When it comes to planning your event, it’s natural to hope that nothing will go wrong. But if it does, how will you cope? Having insurance in place alongside a risk management plan can help. Insurance can be a dry subject for many but to assist here are some simple…

Simple Event Planning Checklist

This quick checklist will help you make sure you are on the right track for a successful event. It is a generic checklist which requires adapting for your specific event, whether that is a conference, exhibition, festival, launch or other. But in general the basics underlying any event remain broadly…