I have just found this slideshow presentation from back in 2009. It's very well written and a lot of the concepts are still very relevant. It just serves to show just how far we have come in events and social media! It also shows that compared to 2009, just how many new mediums we now … Continue reading Look how far we’ve come…
The thought of having dinner in a vegetarian restaurant is about as exciting to me as sugar-free chocolate, a waste of my jaw movement and a waste of calories however....last night my beautiful niece-to-be turned 18 and, being a vegetarian, held her birthday dinner at Riverside Vegetarian in Kingston. Only a stones throw from Jamie's … Continue reading What is this vegetarian food you speak of?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMGNp5735_Y For business or pleasure, setting up a stream for your live event, being able to share and even view the analytics of your event is pure genius, not too mention an amazing low cost solution!
A month or so ago, I suggested using WhatsApp to talk to each other during an event and it worked so well, I wondered why I hadn't thought of it before. WhatsApp has featured in the media a lot recently, for the reported 19 Billion buyout by Facebook. To those of you living under a … Continue reading Whats App(ening) in your events
Now, as you all now I am a huge horophiliac and when I heard about a blog that had my two loves in it, watches and events I had to check it out and share ASAP.
Hope you get as excited as I did reading this amazing and exciting piece.
In August 2011, Apple filed a patent titled “BI-STABLE SPRING WITH FLEXIBLE DISPLAY.” This points to the start of the evolution of wearable technology. We look at the patent filing in detail and make some predictions on how wearable technology such as Apple’s rumoured “iWatch” can possibly revolutionize the Events industry:
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In the patent filing, the term “wearable video” is mentioned no less than 28 times, so there’s no doubt that video will be a big thing for iWatch. Imagine short video introductions of each session or track to…
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Whilst it's now becoming commonplace for businesses to offer their employees flexible working arrangements. I wonder how the events industry is following suit? Flexible working can include anything from job sharing, staggered hours (perhaps to avoid peak travelling time), working from home and flexitime! We event managers know that on event days and, in the … Continue reading Staggering home from events!
Bradley and I have been home all weekend (gym aside) and we pretty much want to kill ourselves! It was because of the cabin fever we decided to go for a walk around our lovely Weybridge and head down to The Queens Head. Situated quite close to Weybridge station, on Bridge Road, The Queens Head … Continue reading The Queens Head – Weybridge (for quarelling couples)!
A few weeks ago I wrote about the need for social media to be 24 hours. I have had some great comments on it and I think people are starting to wake up to the necessity of it. For those businesses whom do have someone monitoring activity on their social media feeds though, some of … Continue reading Are you missing a trick?
Turkey goes with everything, turkey eggs, turkey pasta, turkey salad.... Here is my recipe for Turkey Eggs, one of my favourite Buy Turkey fillets cut and fry in a little bit of oil Buy Eggs and scramble 3 together Tip the eggs on top of the Turkey - you can add tomatoes and mushrooms if … Continue reading The turkey cookbook
I cannot recall (vividly) the time before Facebook? I know Facebook is still relatively young at age at 10 but seriously, can you remember when you didn't while away hours on Facebook on a Sunday? It seems today we use it from everything from planning our birthday party to using it to chat so as to … Continue reading Facebook turns 10…?? I thought it had been here forever!