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Liquid pussy cats… and other stories

#EventprofReads: Week 46 Here’s the latest #EventprofReads roundup, curated for you by The Guide to Events on Twitter and the Eventprofs London LinkedIn group. Please share with colleagues and add your comments. We hope you enjoy!  Here’s what we learned this week… The Chancellor is seeking a ‘bespoke’ Brexit deal for Financial Services, on the BBC: “…Mr Hammond sought to reassure the sector in a speech at…

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Time to cash in on WhatsApp’s billion users

#EventprofReads: Week 45 Here’s the latest #EventprofReads roundup, curated for you by The Guide to Events on Twitter and the Eventprofs London LinkedIn group. Please share with colleagues and add your comments. We hope you enjoy!  Here’s what we learned this week… UK-based agency Banks Sadler is now part of American Express GBT, in C&MW: “…With the completion, nearly 250 Banks Sadler employees join GBT’s approximately 12,000…

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Swipe right for feminism

#EventprofReads: Week 44 Here’s the latest #EventprofReads roundup, curated for you by The Guide to Events on Twitter and the Eventprofs London LinkedIn group. Please share with colleagues and add your comments. We hope you enjoy!  Here’s what we learned this week… How to use ‘content layering’ to engage event delegates, in C&MW: “…How often do you speak with your mother or your friend? How often…

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Trump’s Evil Olympics

#EventprofReads: Week 43 Here’s the latest #EventprofReads roundup, curated for you by The Guide to Events on Twitter and the Eventprofs London LinkedIn group. Please share with colleagues and add your comments. We hope you enjoy!  Here’s what we learned this week… YouTube has finally started hiding extremist videos (even if it won’t delete them all), in Fast Company: “…deal with videos that brush against, but…

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‘No Win, No Fee’ Education

#EventprofReads: Week 42 Here’s the latest #EventprofReads roundup, curated for you by The Guide to Events on Twitter and the Eventprofs London LinkedIn group. Please share with colleagues and add your comments. We hope you enjoy!  Here’s what we learned this week… How the young are being left high and dry by the perils of student debt, in The Evening Standard: “…The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)…

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End of days… again

#EventprofReads: Week 41 Here’s the latest #EventprofReads roundup, curated for you by The Guide to Events on Twitter and the Eventprofs London LinkedIn group. Please share with colleagues and add your comments. We hope you enjoy!  Here’s what we learned this week… More pseudo-ransomware attacks are probably on the way, in TechCrunch: “…we should expect to see more hacks targeting energy companies and infrastructure. That kind…

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Bangkok on the up-and-up

#EventprofReads: Week 40 Here’s the latest #EventprofReads roundup, curated for you by The Guide to Events on Twitter and the Eventprofs London LinkedIn group. Please share with colleagues and add your comments. We hope you enjoy!  Here’s what we learned this week… That after a couple of wobbly years and a military coup, Bangkok’s on the up-and-up again, from C&MW: “… IMPACT Muang Thong Thani plans…

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9 Inspiring Quotes for #Eventprofs

Sometimes being an event manager is lonely. Sometimes you need to know that people have trodden this path and survived. Sometimes you just need a cup of tea and to sit and flick through some inspirational quotes. So, continuing our monthly series, here is another set of inspiring quotes for event planners from business leaders and other…

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How Blockchain is disrupting the Trust business

#EventprofReads: Week 39 Here’s the latest #EventprofReads roundup, curated for you by The Guide to Events on Twitter and the Eventprofs London LinkedIn group. Please share with colleagues and add your comments. We hope you enjoy!  Here’s what we learned this week… How Blockchain is disrupting the trust business, from The Economist: “…If distributed ledgers indeed disrupt the trust business, then a lot of administrative jobs…

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Conference Trends for 2017

Back in February, I was invited to deliver the opening keynote at the C&IT Corporate Forum, an annual gathering of in-house event managers. I was asked to talk about conference trends, so I focused my talk on how societal change is affecting delegate expectations, and how the smartest event planners are rising to that challenge. The…

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