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EXPLORING THE POWER OF EXPERIENTIAL EVENTS

Aside from their Globally recognised Chartered Institute of Marketing accredited Events Management courses (one of which I'm about to complete after a fantastic 18 months!) The Event Academy are leading the way in many other respects to provide opportunities and progression within the Events Industry for their students and alumni network. As part of their … Continue reading EXPLORING THE POWER OF EXPERIENTIAL EVENTS

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 11; Fay Sharpe, VP at BCD Meetings & Events, Founder at Fast Forward 15

It’s almost Spring time, 2019 is well and truly under way and it's time to shine a spotlight on a truly inspirational woman in the events industry as part of my blog series – which has opened exciting conversations with women all over the globe about how they view the industry and how they’ve got … Continue reading INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 11; Fay Sharpe, VP at BCD Meetings & Events, Founder at Fast Forward 15

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 10: LAURA SCHWARTZ, FORMER WHITE HOUSE DIRECTOR OF EVENTS, USA

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 10: Laura Schwartz, former Director of Events at The White House. This year I’ve interviewed some amazing female event professionals from all around the Globe, leading the way in our industry and achieving great things whilst planning great events. I wanted to create not just a platform to … Continue reading INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 10: LAURA SCHWARTZ, FORMER WHITE HOUSE DIRECTOR OF EVENTS, USA

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 9: Holly Moore, Founder and Managing Director of Make Events, Manchester, UK

I’ve always liked to spread the word about people doing great things – whether that be friends and family, colleagues, or in this case – fellow events professionals.  My ‘who run the world’ blog series champions inspirational women in the Events Industry; sharing their stories and thoughts on the ever-evolving world of Events Management.  Whether … Continue reading INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 9: Holly Moore, Founder and Managing Director of Make Events, Manchester, UK

Inspirational Women in the Events Industry Part 8: Claire Derrick, Principal and Co Founder/Director, The Event Academy

I was inspired to start this blog when I began really immersing myself in the Events Industry whilst juggling full time work and part-time study with The Event Academy.   Being part of such a supportive group of Event Professionals; from lecturers to fellow students and alumni has been a real highlight of my studies, and … Continue reading Inspirational Women in the Events Industry Part 8: Claire Derrick, Principal and Co Founder/Director, The Event Academy

Reflecting on World Mental Health Day as an Event Professional

Working in the Events Industry, our days revolve around looking after people.  From finding the dream venue for a client, to creating unforgettable moments for VIP attendees and ensuring your bride and groom really do have the greatest day of their lives, the ‘guest journey’ and their experiences along the way are integral to every … Continue reading Reflecting on World Mental Health Day as an Event Professional

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 7: HELEN MOON, EVENTWELL AND EWL

I'm excited to share the latest blog post in my #whoruntheworld series on inspirational women in the events industry.  This series came about as I wanted to dedicate a section of my website to write about people paving the way and doing great things in this field of work; not necessarily ground-breaking or award winning … Continue reading INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 7: HELEN MOON, EVENTWELL AND EWL

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 6: Shannon Leahy Events, CA USA.

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 6: Shannon Leahy Events, CA USA. Next up on my blog series featuring women doing fantastic things in the world of events is Shannon Leahy.  I was drawn to Shannon’s Instagram account and the luxury look of her beautiful weddings and events recently; with incredible venues, gorgeous details … Continue reading INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY PART 6: Shannon Leahy Events, CA USA.

INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY Part 5: Laura Capell-Abra, No More Ifs Or Buts

So far in this blog series I’ve enjoyed talking to and showcasing the talents of some incredible event professionals.  From running festivals to creating parties for a living; I’ve shared stories of ladies doing great things in our industry because I truly believe “we rise by lifting others” and it’s important to talk about who … Continue reading INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN IN THE EVENTS INDUSTRY Part 5: Laura Capell-Abra, No More Ifs Or Buts

Rewriting and refreshing the Events Industry conference: my day at #Annex18

Picture this: you’ve collected your name badge, sat in a lecture space full of hundreds of delegates, tuned in (and out…) to a key note speech, not felt encouraged or confident enough to ask a question in a seminar, and networked with companies not really relevant to you… because… that’s what conferences are about, right? … Continue reading Rewriting and refreshing the Events Industry conference: my day at #Annex18