New openings…

Our nations' capital sure does have its fair share of restaurant openings and July is certainly going to be a busy month.  Finding something new as a corporate event planner is hard work!  To find that new place where there is a glint of interest but where most people haven't yet had the chance to go … Continue reading New openings…

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Events Managers and the Bribery Act

Three years ago, there were seldom other words at work that annoyed me more than “The Bribery Act”. The Bribery Act 2010 (The Act) first came into force back on 1 July 2011 and for a while evoked mild panic when trying to determine what you could not only offer to clients but to also accept yourself. … Continue reading Events Managers and the Bribery Act

Liebster Award

Although I profess I do love a Monday.. THIS Monday was made all the more special after doing the obligatory Twitter check first thing, only to find out the fabulous Events Northern Limited  had put me forward for the Liebster Award! The Liebster Award is a blogging award that is based on pure nomination by other Bloggers, so, … Continue reading Liebster Award

Staggering home from events!

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!

It’s all about the networking…

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…