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Time management for #eventprofs

Most time management advice is irrelevant for event managers. This slideshare, first delivered at a workshop for the Event Marketing Association in June 2018, offers seven easy ‘life-hacks’ to help #eventprofs prioritise multiple workloads and make the most of your most valuable resource. You can download the slide share here. The principles of time management…

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Climbing the #eventprof ladder

After ten years in senior events roles, during which time I’ve hired several first time event managers who are now running teams and companies elsewhere, I was invited to talk about which attributes and behaviours mark out an event manager destined for the top, at the inaugural Eventprofs Dublin meetup in June 2018. You can…

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9 Lessons Brides & Grooms Can Learn from Eventprofs

The reason event planners know how to throw a good party is that we cater for the needs of humans on a daily basis. Here are nine lessons brides & grooms can learn from #eventprofs, when planning their own weddings. Click the image below to visit the slide show…  

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Top five canapés

I know, I know, first world problems in the extreme… but for people like us, choosing a great canapé is actually relatively important business. If you’re investing in the ultimate drinks reception, either to satisfy a sponsor need or make a product launch go with a bang, getting the right mix of flavours, textures and…

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Choosing an Events Venue in China

I have been very lucky to work extensively in China, running conferences in a number of industries, like travel and aviation, and as my friends and colleagues in the Peoples’ Republic and across Asia celebrate Chinese New Year and the start of the Year of the Monkey, I thought it would be timely to post…

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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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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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ARC 2011 Airline Retail Conference

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 regular series, here is another set of inspiring quotes for event planners, from business leaders and other…

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ARC 2011 Airline Retail Conference

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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ARC 2011 Airline Retail Conference

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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