Surviving Event Disasters

  It can happen to the best of us: Three weeks out and you discover that not enough delegates are going to come, no matter what you do; two weeks out and your major sponsor pulls out; three days before your event and the branding is all wrong on your printed materials; one day to go…

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What is the Guide to Events?

Building better #eventprofs since 2005. The Guide to Events aims to be the most valuable practical resource for event managers all over the world. We offer advice, industry news and insight to thousands of readers every day on the blog via the Guide to Events website, LinkedIn, Twitter, Medium and Instagram. We publish information which helps #eventprofs to be…

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Event managers : Building an exciting new network

Woke up yesterday morning feeling a little bit nervous about an event – which is highly irregular for me: in my role as head of events at the Digital Catapult, where we organise or host between 20 and 25 events every month, stage fright would be a bit of a barrier to success! The reason for…

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Event Managers: Creating Opportunities to Meet

There has been a tangible move in the last few years towards events as a forum for peer-to-peer meetings. Indeed, with many industries badly burned by (and still recovering from) the global recession, there has never been more emphasis on return on investment (ROI) – the events which show the greatest growth are ones which…

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