What is Event Management?

As surprising as it may seem, some people haven’t got a clue what event management actually is, let alone what an event manager does every day! At networking events, there can be puzzled looks on people’s faces trying to figure out what a professional event management company does. It is not uncommon to be asked, […]

T is for Training

As part of our #EventprofsAtoZ series we have lined up a number of guest bloggers to post on their area of expertise. No one should have ever finished learning. Whether you have years of industry experience, are learning the ropes at University or have just taken your first events jobs, there is still always plenty […]

B is for Brands

As part of our #EventprofsAtoZ series we have lined up a number of guest bloggers to post on their area of expertise. First up is Freelance Graphic Designer, Nicola Darwen. Nicola has experience working for some of the worlds top brands; now living and working in the North West of England she brings that same […]

International Womens Day 2018

In celebration of International Womens Day, this year we wanted to take the opportunity to tell you a little bit more about some of the tremendous business women that we are lucky enough to have collaborated with recently. Shabana Mirza Founder Muslim Lifestyle Expo  Shabana is one half of the power-couple that came up with […]

Educating Drew: The Real Story of Harrop Fold School [Review]

One of the best things about having a little bit of extra time to yourself over the Christmas break is getting the chance to catch up on some well over-due reading! There are always quite a few books in the ‘To-Be-Read’ pile but the first one devoured was Educating Drew: The Real Story of Harrop […]

Strong Woman – Karren Brady [Book Review]

I have always had a lot of respect for business woman Karren Brady CBE, and this has only increased now I have read her autobiography “Strong Woman – The Truth About Getting To The Top“. For anyone who isn’t familiar, Karren Brady is now CEO of West Ham United Football Club. Her career in football […]

A Volunteering Crisis and Why Eventprofs Should Volunteer

The National Trust is one of the Great British institutions. It looks after, preserves and showcases some of the most historic and iconic buildings and gardens across the UK. With many of its sites famously used for filming, be it Game of Thrones at Castle Ward, to Pride and Prejudice at Lyme Park, the organisation is use to making […]

What I Have Learnt from Over Ten Years in Business

I set up Events Northern Ltd in 2004 at the age of 23. In June 2015 we will celebrate 11 years in business. As you can imagine I have learnt a lot about running a small business during this time! Here are the top tips I would give to someone starting out and some of […]

Be Brilliant in Business

Last night was the Central Lancashire Business Event.  This is an annual free event organised jointly by Preston, South Ribble and Chorley Councils.  The event has been running for seven years and this was the fourth year that we have supported them and possibly the best event yet!  There was a fantastic line up of speakers, […]

Starting Out in Business > Working from Home

The topic for #BEDN today is ‘Workplace‘ and so I am focusing this post on starting out in business.  When I set up Events Northern Ltd back in 2004 I started out working from home – first from a desk under the stairs and then from the spare room.  It made perfect sense not to burden a new […]