Diary of an #Eventprof

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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!”

A ‘Good Morning Good Morning’ at Abbey Road!

So hands up who’s a Beatles fan?

I’ve had a big association with the Beatles throughout my life as indeed I’m sure many of you have. I grew up in Southport just 20 minutes down the road from Liverpool,  Continue reading “A ‘Good Morning Good Morning’ at Abbey Road!”

‘Venue Spotlight’ – Belgraves London

I’ve a real treat for my latest venue spotlight! Belgraves London in Knightsbridge is a little hidden gem and if you’re looking for something chic and stylish yet homely for your next event then I definitely recommend you take a look. Continue reading “‘Venue Spotlight’ – Belgraves London”

Diary of an #Eventprof’s ‘Venue Spotlight’ – InterContinental® London – The O2!

As an event professional and more importantly resident and lover of all things Greenwich, I was extremely excited to hear about the opening of the hotel I’m featuring in my first Diary of an #Eventprof’s ‘Venue Spotlight’ feature. Continue reading “Diary of an #Eventprof’s ‘Venue Spotlight’ – InterContinental® London – The O2!”

A Very British Evening with Plenty of Thrills!

If you haven’t had the opportunity to visit Kent House in Knightsbridge then I highly recommend you take a look. I had the pleasure of attending their venue showcase last Thursday evening and I was taken aback by how elegant the venue was. Continue reading “A Very British Evening with Plenty of Thrills!”

Personality, Poutine and Happy Labradors… This year’s BNC Event Show!

I think you’re all starting to get the idea now but the last time I visited the BNC Event Show it was as an exhibitor so it was great to be able to return last week in my event planner shoes. Continue reading “Personality, Poutine and Happy Labradors… This year’s BNC Event Show!”

5 Tips for Negotiating Discounts with Venues!

It’s all about negotiation!  If you’d love to secure a discount but don’t know where to start, here’s a very quick guide on how to strike a bargain with your chosen venue.  Continue reading “5 Tips for Negotiating Discounts with Venues!”

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