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Conquering my public speaking fears

We all have a fear or displeasure of something don’t we? Those of us who’ll admit to them anyway. Flying, heights, spiders, cartoon characters in the flesh, public speaking (I’m not a huge fan of any of these!). Continue reading “Conquering my public speaking fears”

Collaborative working, a win win for everyone.

I was surprised this week when advised that a fellow organiser in the industry didn’t want me to sit on a educational panel because of a conflict of interest between our businesses. Continue reading “Collaborative working, a win win for everyone.”

Creating a 360-degree wellbeing culture

It’s the final day of #EventWell17 and UK Event Wellbeing Week 2017, the campaign I co-founded with a group of fellow event professionals and peers who are passionate, as I am, about wellbeing in events.

I had the fantastic opportunity of sitting on the ILEA-UK panel at Square Meal Venues + Events live yesterday, to discuss ways of keeping your cool and managing stress levels in our day to day events role. Continue reading “Creating a 360-degree wellbeing culture”

A Review of the Year

Well how was it for you? 2016 I mean, how was it for you really?

My 2016 was pretty good, the first official year as a fully re-qualified event marketer. First official year as director of EWL Club. Last but by no means least, first official year as a new mum! Continue reading “A Review of the Year”

How do you maintain a work life balance?

I read a great CIM blog post this week that really resonated with me – particularly having a new business and a new family member to take care of – about maintaining the work-life balance.

It got me thinking about how, as event professionals and marketers, do we balance home and office, family and colleagues, play and work? It’s certainly not easy, but more and more we are being told that it’s not only healthier it’s good for business too. Continue reading “How do you maintain a work life balance?”

Mentoring, what’s in it for me?

It’s been a wee while since my last post, but then I have been slightly busy of late. The birth of my little girl has kept me pretty occupied, yes that’s right I am now an event mum! Continue reading “Mentoring, what’s in it for me?”

How To Drive Event Sales with Emotions

My second contribution on EventMB…

Have you ever wondered what drives our decisions and why customers make the purchasing choices that they do? Here are four ways of understanding the emotions behind our decision making and how you can use this to drive your future event sales. Continue reading “How To Drive Event Sales with Emotions”

5 Secrets of Successful Event Sales

My first contribution on EventMB, have a read…

Event sales are critical to your event success. Here are 5 tried and tested methods for building your own effective organic database and event sales pipeline and selling more tickets for your events as a result. Continue reading “5 Secrets of Successful Event Sales”

MPI Insights – The Future’s bright, The Future’s events!

It ‘s been a busy start to the year, with new clients, new events and new businesses all happening at once! Hence, it’s been a little quiet on the Diary blog feed however, I’ll be picking up the pace and wanted to start off by sharing some great insight with you from MPI’s January event held at 30 Euston Square last week. Continue reading “MPI Insights – The Future’s bright, The Future’s events!”

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