Diary of an #Eventprof

A blog on the crazy and inspiring world of events



The Rise of the Pop-up Venue!

A couple of weeks ago I attended the first ISES-UK event of the year, venue location – Shoreditch, so was expecting something a little out of the ordinary.

If you’re looking for the latest in edgy and cool as a backdrop for your next event, then you need to check out the latest offering in the pop-up venue and street food scene, Dinerama, which has returned to London for 2016. Continue reading “The Rise of the Pop-up Venue!”

Professor Plum, in the Conservatory, with the Rope!

Whilst most were busy getting into the flow of Christmas 2015, I was spending an enchanting afternoon with 8 Northumberland for the big reveal of their plans for Christmas 2016! Continue reading “Professor Plum, in the Conservatory, with the Rope!”

Lessons from Leaders!

“It’s not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” – Charles Darwin. Continue reading “Lessons from Leaders!”

Christmas at The London Mal in pictures!

I love the London Mal. It’s one of my favourite hotels in London and takes me back to my Barbican days when I used to escape there looking for some quiet time! Continue reading “Christmas at The London Mal in pictures!”

‘Venue Spotlight’ – Victorian Bath House

There’s a fantastic new venue opening in the City that just had to make it into the Diary of an #Eventprof venue spotlight for August. Continue reading “‘Venue Spotlight’ – Victorian Bath House”

The ICE Awards in pictures!

Us event professionals love a good awards ceremony don’t we? Last Thursday I attended the International Corporate Event or ICE Awards, recognising in-house corporate event organisers, at the British Museum. Continue reading “The ICE Awards in pictures!”

Logo Pops, Treasure Hunts and Sponge Trees… The #TMS15 Hosted Buyer Reception!

I was delighted to be invited to The Meetings Show hosted buyer reception last week, and for the very first time as a buyer!

I received my invitation from the lovely folks at Lime Venue Portfolio, official hosts of the event held on Monday evening at Dartmouth House, headquarters and home to the English Speaking Union in Mayfair. Continue reading “Logo Pops, Treasure Hunts and Sponge Trees… The #TMS15 Hosted Buyer Reception!”

Fright Night at the Riverside Rooms Launch!

It took a lot of courage to walk through the doors of the London Dungeon a couple of weeks ago for the Riverside Rooms launch by Merlin Events. Continue reading “Fright Night at the Riverside Rooms Launch!”

Inn The Park Launch Party in pictures….

I’ve been to plenty of venues with outdoor space but I’ve never been to an outdoor space with a venue before and certainly not in one of London’s Royal Parks! Continue reading “Inn The Park Launch Party in pictures….”

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