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The Rise and Fall of the Unique, Unusual & Funky Venue

As event planners, we are always looking for ways to shake things up to deliver memorable events. Over the past decade,…

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15 Remarkable Old Photos of London

To paraphrase Samuel Johnson: if you’re tired of London then you are tired of life. As a city, it has…

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How to Choose the Best Speakers for Your Event

Selecting the right guest speaker for your event can be the difference between pats on the back and slow shakes…

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10 Types of Client You will Encounter as an Event Planner

In your career as an event planner you will have come across a whole range of clients. Most will be…

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How to Organise Training Events & Increase Engagement

Training is a great way to develop and enhance skills amongst employees. It also plays a vital role in engaging…

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How to Deal with Exhibitors at Conferences and Events

Attracting exhibitors to your event is hard. Making sure they remain happy in the run up to and on the…

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How to make your event more Green

A large event can generate huge amounts of unnecessary waste, adding to an already alarming amount produced each year in this…

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Why Event Planning is the Toughest Job in the World

Event planning is a stressful job and we mean STRESSFUL. A recent study from the U.S recruitment site CareerCast agrees,…

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Organising Academic Conferences

There are many reasons why you would want to organise an academic conference: you get to play a key roll…

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Corporate Event Planning Guide

Whether you’re planning an event for your employees and key partners or an external corporate event to raise the profile…

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How to Run a TEDx Event

Ideas have always been pivotal to the success of an event: the exciting visions brought to life by speakers but…

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How to Draw Media Attention to Third Sector Events

It’s important to have a third sector that has the power to impact social change and improve the lives of…

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Using Social Media for Networking – A Guide for Event Professionals

As an event professional you will know just how important your connections and contacts are. Without them, we are nothing….

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How to Run an Unconference

Event planners are moving further and further away from the traditional top-down lecture sessions and looking to innovate with their…

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Live-Tweeting at Events – How To Guide

Social media is now a huge part of every event, with Twitter being the most prominent. Whether you are organising…

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Why You Should Hold Your Next Event in London

Wherever you are based in the UK, or the world for that matter, you should consider holding your next event…

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How to Cope with Stress – A Guide for Event Professionals

It is hard to talk about stress and how much it might be affecting us. As an event planner or…

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Ticketing for Events: What You Need to Know

20 Bedford Way have put together this simple guide to take you through the different pre-event registration and ticketing options…

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Persian Culture in London

With more than 40,000 Iranians living in London, it is no surprise that Persian culture is alive and kicking in the capital. Although less visible…

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The Event Manager’s Guide to Managing Event Volunteers

“Every volunteer brings individual talents and as a manager it’s your job to draw these out – they learn new…

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