Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa

Early tomorrow morning I bid farewell to my lovely husband (he is more excited than me) and head to the airport, bound for Co. Meath, Ireland where I will spend the weekend on an educational trip to discover 2 fabulous properties; Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa and its sister property Dylan Hotel. I can't wait … Continue reading Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa


Event Theming – Penguins

Last night we produced a Penguin Event! Fortunately for us, a few weeks ago penguins became very cool with this year's  Christmas advertising and our penguin event planned almost a year ago instantly became cool with attendance figures through the roof. For readers of my blog you will know I love love love a themed … Continue reading Event Theming – Penguins

10 Reasons why I love working in events

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In my early days in events and trade show management, someone said to me “Once you’re on that rollercoaster, it’s pretty hard to get off“. And they were right.

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Now, some young talent might be thinking about whether their career should take them into B2B events, conferences, trade shows and stuff like that (rather than in wedding planning, accounting or even banking)

Let me give you my 10 points that make me love what I do and motivate me to get up in the morning and welcome every new day in this fascinating business!

Hope you can relate to some of those points.

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The BNC Christmas Party at the Mondrian Hotel

Last Monday,  I was fortunate enough to attend the BNC Christmas party at the very cool Mondrian hotel.  The Mondrian is located in the famed Sea Containers House on London's Southbank and opened late Summer.  Lucky for me I got to see the Mondrian via a hard hat tour just prior to its opening and it was … Continue reading The BNC Christmas Party at the Mondrian Hotel

Vote for me… please?!

The Blog Awards are the only Blog Awards that provide us, bloggers, a chance of recognition for our blogs over the past year.  This year, I have been entered into two categories and if you have read and like my blog I would be ever so grateful for your vote!   The awards are a … Continue reading Vote for me… please?!

[Infographic] A day in the life of an event planner: During an event

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Quickmobile posted a series of infographics earlier this year, providing an at-a-glance view into the #eventprofs world that anyone in the event planning biz can relate to, including bizarre client requests! Here’s the second instalment in the series: During an event.


In case you missed it, check out the first info graphic in this series, A Day in the Life of an Event Planner: Before an Event

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Pinterest for Event Managers

  I have written about Pinterest a few times and it continues to be a firm favorite when planning an event. You can read my post here.  I use Pinterest for everything from planning a bespoke baby shower to using it for inspiration for a team away day.  Event planners are also starting to see … Continue reading Pinterest for Event Managers