Blog

A collection of articles about a variety of topics

Marketing Your Event

Another guest blog from our pals at Pereception with thanks to Siân Peak- In today’s tough economic times, and thanks to the continued emergence of bigger, better and more cutting-edge business events, event planners need to stay ahead of the game. Strategically...

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Event Hosting Tips

We've another guest blog from Siân Peak | Perception this week   Planning a business event, whether large or small, requires meticulous organisation, time management and research. All the makings of a great event planner. Though when it comes to hosting the event,...

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Event Technology Trends

Our guest blog this week comes from Siân Peak at Perception Long gone are the days of pens and paper, A1 flipcharts and overhead projectors. Business meetings and events today are much slicker thanks to the continual evolvement of event technology. Business...

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The Future of Fams?

On Tuesday 26 September we co-hosted a breakfast forum in London with MiceBlog, on an #EventPlannersTalk event. The discussion topic was “Hosted Buyer Programmes and Fam Trips – Is It Time For A Change?” It’s an issue that has been discussed at length recently, ever...

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A Guest Perception on Networking

Our guest blog this week comes from The Perception Team, who along with Jury's who have been looking at all important tips for networking. The Perception team love to network. We understand the importance of building strong relationships both inside and out of the...

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New Orleans and All That Jazz!

Lauretthe McClellan shares news of her experience in New Orleans. I recently attended the Hosts Global Forum in New Orleans - a network of 50 Global DMC’S, now recently represented by Nicola Chater in the UK, whom I’m sure many of you know. What an amazing destination...

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Apprenticeships for AIEA Members?

We are pleased to feature a guest blog from Realise, who are already helping some of our members structure appropriate programmes for apprentices in the Event Industry. Realise are the ONLY approved providers of the events apprenticeship programme. The start of our...

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Make Your Voice Count

Although officially the Alliance has only been up and running since February, the planning and background work of the committee has been in place for almost two years, so this August when we all get together, it's really important that our members share their views....

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Some hot air from thestudio!

We're delighted to welcome another guest blog to the AIEA this week with our thanks to Julian and the team at studio venues... I’m sure as “modestly sized” agents you know as much as anyone how your priorities can change at the drop of a hat; that sudden last minute...

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Our First Guest Blog

We are delighted this week to share our first official guest Blog from our friends at Trident Hospitality: It’s an old cliché, but it happens to be very true in the Hotel & Events industry that ‘people buy from people’…. It may sound trite but clients like to know...

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All the Event Industry Statistics You Need To Know

Are you ahead or behind the curve when it comes to adopting event technology? What talent are #eventprofs looking to hire in 2017? How much do others spend on hiring venues, event promotion or content? What trends are other organisers paying the most attention to this...

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