As much as I like the free champagne and canapés, you do get tired of it after a while. What I never get tired of though is networking. Wikipedia defines business networking as "a socioeconomic business activity by which groups of like-minded businesspeople recognize, create, or act upon business opportunities". Networking is not only a … Continue reading It’s all about the networking…
I do love a #twitterchat and #eventhour is my favourite. https://twitter.com/TheEventsGirl/status/428624989621735424 Join the Twitter chat 9.00 pm to 10.00 pm every Wednesday using #eventhour.
I feel quite special to have my HootSuite certification. Completing the HootSuite University course is tough and time consuming but I did it and here it is... my certification!
Whether you have a team of social media managers or only a lone person looking after it. Your social media channels need to be covered 24 hours a day #fact. I cannot tell you how irritating it is to send a tweet or a DM to a company on the weekend to have to wait … Continue reading 24 hour Social Media
Am struggling to walk in anything other than ballet flats! My feet are killing me. It may however be due to carrying a few extra kilos! This week has been epic! I've had to run 2 seminars, 1 of which consisted of a last-minute panel of 12! Getting up at 5 am is never going … Continue reading Event Managers and the scales!
Steve Hickey is my favourite photographer!
It’s been a long time since I have been to Abbey Road, work doesn’t seem to take me to that part of town these days and the last time I worked at the studios was sometime in the early 90’s. My first job there was in 1979 and I worked there quite a few times in the 80’s.
So there I was last week walking up towards the Abbey Road Studios to photograph a party and I saw these photographers taking pics of the tourists on the crossing. My first thoughts were – good little business idea ( I guess they were selling the photos) but surely dangerous! Then I thought, no, it’s actually far less dangerous than having lots of tourists jumping in front of the traffic with their own cameras. At least these guys understand the traffic and which direction it’s coming from and in the short time…
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jofNR_WkoCE&feature=share&list=PLSTz8jpJdr5pn9LFw-pXbg0IOFy2Z_td_ I don't get it! I really don't, and even now, after watching this twice... I still don't get it? Am I really that old?
If you’re an event manager and you’ve not yet discovered Pinterest, I am about to revolutionise your life! The minute I am given a brief for an event, from a conference to a cocktail reception, Pinterest is the first website I visit! Using different boards to save and categorize your different interests, Pinterest is like … Continue reading Pinterest
As an Event Manager, I cannot tell you how important social media is in the event world! From concept to implementation, social media is not only imperative in the initial promotion of the event, it is an important element in the whole event process. Successful use of social media can mean people are still talking … Continue reading Events & Social Media
What a week I have had in the event world! Working in events is never going to be 9 to 5 and this week has been no exception! On Tuesday evening I attended a social media forum to discuss social media in professional services. Whilst it got off to a slow start some of the … Continue reading What a week!