Blog

A collection of articles about a variety of topics

How to choose your events agency

How to choose your events agency

Steve Pinnock from Performance & Event Management Ltd has contributed with another interested blog. What matters most to you and your company in protecting and enhancing its reputation and value? Reputation is built on performance, which in turn relies on healthy...

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Something to whet the appetite?

Something to whet the appetite?

Sonia Sansom, from E2E Events and a judge of the 2019 Canape Cup, considers whether January means no more canapés and considers what makes a canapé great. You know Christmas and New Year celebrations are over when the supermarkets replace the boxes of miniature...

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Team-building is fun, or is it?!

Team-building is fun, or is it?!

Chris Walls the MD of Events2 has written this weeks great thought provoking blog on team-building. Teambuilding is fun, or is it? Well actually it should be fun, but nowadays the true function of teambuilding seems to have been lost and is now positioned under the...

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The value of strategic event planning

The value of strategic event planning

Steve Pinnock the MD at Performance & Event Management Limited has written our first blog for 2020. As you look ahead and plan the next 12 to 18 months, do you visualise where the organisation will be and what you must do to get there? The answer is probably yes,...

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The AIEA Christmas Charity Lunch

The AIEA Christmas Charity Lunch

On the 16th December The AIEA with it's members, suppliers and industry colleagues held it's first Christmas Charity Lunch and brought some festive cheer to around 150 guests from the wonderful charity Solace, who's helping women from sexual and domestic abuse to...

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Fam Trip to North Cadbury Court, Somerset

Fam Trip to North Cadbury Court, Somerset

Martin Gaisford from ADP Events had the pleasure of experiencing the lovely venue that is North Cadbury Court in Somerset. Set in the beautiful countryside of rural Somerset, one hour from Bath and Bristol, one hour forty mins by direct train from central London,...

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Helsinki with Nordic Hotels

Helsinki with Nordic Hotels

Lauretthe McClellan from Pineapple Events has just returned from a very interesting weekend visit to Helsinki, the white capital of Finland hosted by Nordic Choice Hotels and their UK representation company Hosmark. The north of the country being famous for Lapland,...

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The new Gran Melia in Tanzania

The new Gran Melia in Tanzania

Peter Jackson from Red e2 had the pleasure of visiting the New Gran Melia in Tanzania in September and shares his views on this exciting opening. Located in what is often viewed as the gateway to the Serengeti, the city of Arusha, this new Gran Melia is a delight....

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How do you make your events sustainable?

How do you make your events sustainable?

Amanda Flanders from Butterflies Events will this week give us tips on how to make our event more sustainable and eco friendly. The way of the world is sustainability & the events industry must follow suit. When we look at the events industry, its instantly...

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Obstacles to performance improvement

Obstacles to performance improvement

This weeks blog contribution is from Steve Pinnock from Performance & Event Management Ltd. At both micro and macro levels, organisations face hidden obstacles to co-operation and collaboration. The consequences include poor internal and external relationships and...

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Istanbul on the Venice Simplon Orient Express

Istanbul on the Venice Simplon Orient Express

Martin Gaisford from ADP Events recently had the pleasure of working on an event with Belmond on-board the VSOE on its journey from Sirkeci Station, Istanbul to Paris. Arriving late afternoon at Sabiha Gokcen airport on the Asian side of Turkey, I was collected by my...

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Bordeaux & ST. Emilion

Bordeaux & ST. Emilion

Wendy from Pineapple Events shares her experience from a trip to Bordeaux, France recently. With direct flights from Liverpool to Bordeaux, it was easy to get there. Although the airport in Bordeaux is under a big reconstruction but I’m sure it will be fine by the...

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