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…
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
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?
Unlike most, I love Mondays! Now before you judge, let me tell you why! Like New Year's Day, a Monday for me brings with it the promise of anything is possible! Mondays mean a fresh to do list, a burst of energy and if you detest of your current job, the kick in the ass … Continue reading Ode to Monday
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
Situated on the Esher Hight Street, Sherpa Kitchen is a Napalese restaurant that prides itself on "a gastronomical experience which is prepared with great care and attention and has no room for short cut methods" and their ethos is true! its truley a wonderful, well-priced and delicious menu and I can't wait to go back. … Continue reading Sherpa Kitchen, Esher
Kona Kai on the Chelsea/Fulham border is a stones through away from Fukham Broadway station and has become a firm favourite to my bunch of mates. We headed there, straight from work, last Friday for a mates birthday party and were fortunate enough to secure an area AND get there in time for happy hour!! … Continue reading Kona Kai Cocktail Bar