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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Presidents Club an event industry response

It’s not often that an an event, attended by a few hundred people, makes it into the the list of the biggest stories of the week. However, this week one of the top stories surrounded the Presidents Club Dinner as detailed by the FT, which was held at the Dorchester Hotel on the 18th January. […]

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Work trials in the hospitality industry

In the last few weeks three incidents have taken place within the events and hospitality industry in Scotland, which have highlighted a few of our less than fair working practices. Scotland just happens to be the particular stage where theses issues are playing out, but the characters and the story could be retold, just the […]

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Tourism in Barcelona the impact of events

When event professionals organise international events we bring visitors with us. Our visitors may just stay overnight in a local hotel or they may shop and tour the city. As an industry we point to the “value” that we add when we bring an event to a particular city. It’s sobering to think that sometimes, our success leads to difficulties […]

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