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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

Little Black Book: #eventprofsbookclub

#eventprofsbookclub Little Black Book – A Toolkit for Working Women by Otegha Uwagba Ok, so I buy a lot of books. I studied English Literature and dreamed of my own library full of stories and intrigue- with strong, inspirational female protagonists; from Matilda and Hermione Granger to Arya Stark and Elizabeth Bennet. I followed these … Continue reading Little Black Book: #eventprofsbookclub

W H O R U N T H E W O R L D ? ? Inspirational Women in the Events Industry part 4: Leonora Valvo and Marie-Claire Andrews – #womenineventtech – USA

Inspirational Women in the Events Industry part 4: Leonora Valvo and Marie-Claire Andrews - #womenineventtech – USA During this blog series I am researching, connecting with and interviewing some true female trailblazers in the Event Industry.  No matter their location or their field of expertise, I want to inspire you with their stories and shout … Continue reading W H O R U N T H E W O R L D ? ? Inspirational Women in the Events Industry part 4: Leonora Valvo and Marie-Claire Andrews – #womenineventtech – USA

Why Mary Poppins is the ultimate Event Manager: The Event Emergency Kit

As Event Managers we generally spend a large amount of time ‘on site’ or during an event firefighting, problem solving, and having all the answers. Our clients expect the best and we expect the unexpected and prepare for the worst.  Although travelling light is what we try to do, having all the answers doesn’t really … Continue reading Why Mary Poppins is the ultimate Event Manager: The Event Emergency Kit