celebrating an event

Celebrate your next event

The need to celebrate your next event is something that goes way beyond the opportunity to show the world how good you are. I remember asking the Chairman not to say thanks to me or my team for organising the event. It was then the largest event I had organised but I felt a bit […]

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event industry and homelessness

What happens after a hackathon

I’ve had a few event organisers get in touch with me following the post last year about how an organisation can make the most of a hackathon. One of the questions I was asked was “what happens after a hackathon as it seems very different from other types of events?” This is a brilliant question […]

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My review of PCMA Convening Leaders 2019

I’d heard a lot about PCMA Convening Leaders. It is widely regarded as the best event in the event industry. It’s certainly the biggest, with almost 5000 event planners attending this years event in Pittsburgh. Now, that’s MASSIVE! And after attending I have to agree, it’s certainly the best event for event planners that I […]

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meeting design fresh formats

Fresh formats for conferences

I spoke at IBTM in Barcelona (you can read the “review” here) at the end of November on one of my favourite topics, Meeting Design or fresh formats for conferences.¬†The session was entitled “Fresh Formats and Engagement” and I thought it would be worth doing a blog post around the key points from my session […]

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