Networking – The Convenience or the Experience?

    Networking events – the all important occasions for making the conversations from business to business and business to consumer happen. Despite being regarded as one of the most ‘valuable uses’ of one’s time (businessinsider.com), how has the way that we...

The Influence of Technology on the Event Industry

  With the constant development of technological advancements, enhancements and changes, it is easy to understand why technology in the event industry is ever changing the way events are managed, created, planned and marketed. Although a rather daunting prospect for...

Working Hours, Challenging The Status Quo

  ‘Working 9-5,  what a way to make a living’ – we all know how the song goes. But is it still applicable in 2017? In a world more connected than ever, should it still be ‘bums on seats’ that businesses see as important? For every study into working hours or working...

The Democratisation Of Live Streaming Technologies

  It would have been very difficult to have missed the rush by all social media channels to embrace live video streaming over the last couple of years. With the invention of Periscope, Meerkat  and Facebook Live finally joining the party,  it has never been easier...

Will The Pollsters Ever Get It Right Again?

  What have the UK General Election 2015, the EU Referendum 2016, The US Presidential Election 2016 got in common…….. quite possibly the death of the pollster. On each occasion they called it wrong, not just marginally wrong, but completely wrong, seismically wrong,...

The Fear Of Public Speaking

  We all experience exciting events in our lives and for the most part, we are thrilled to share the news with our friends, family, work colleagues and at times, possibly even strangers. We are animated and show emotion as we explain our stories; our joy, anger or...

Mastering Time Management

  I truly believe that no matter what industry you work in, time management is the absolute ‘secret to success’ yet we all, at some point, fall short of keeping on top of things. Whether it’s work or personal life, something suffers because of it. I’m certainly guilty...

Dubai: A City Of World-Firsts

Dubai is well known for its world firsts. In the last year alone a number of ground-breaking projects have been launched in the Emirate including the world’s first 3D printed building, Bollywood theme park, floating villas and 7-star airport terminal to name but a...

Utilising Remote Business Technologies

  Our clients and events are based around the world and we’ve had to make sure we are completely up to speed with remote conferencing. Although now commonplace,  many still find the process daunting and others perhaps take a while to adjust to the unwritten ‘rules’. ...